Archive for Conspiracy

Anti-Conspiracy Theorist Article Unwittingly Trolls Itself

The headline of a recent RawStory article declares: Facebook conspiracy theorists fooled by even the most obvious anti-science trolling: study …and features this charming image:   Some strong words and a picture, no? Let’s see what this ballyhooed study found. According to the article: A team of Italian and American researchers tested the social media […]

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Looking Behind the Curtain on Oil Prices

In previous posts (such as here, but you need to follow the links to get the whole story) I’ve summarized the main factors behind the crash in oil prices. However, to focus on facts such as “the Saudis are pledging to maintain production despite the price fall, which fueled even further price falls” is to […]

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Jim Carrey Exposes the NWO

This is brilliant. If people in the audience think conspiracy theories about the New World Order (NWO) etc. are ridiculous, then this is a mildly amusing comedy bit. If they think those things are true, then Jim Carrey is a hero who is doing what little he can (without putting himself in mortal peril) to […]

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Harry Reid on ObamaCare Being Just a Step in the Right Direction

I know I linked to news reports at the time this interview occurred in the summer of 2013–in which Harry Reid unambiguously says his goal is a single payer system that gets private health insurers out of the picture–but I don’t remember if I ever posted the video of it (which wasn’t available when the […]

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When the State Fixes Your Mind

Just some history tidbits on the government helping people get better, that’s all. Sure mistakes were made, but they mean well. Gooo ObamaCare! (Seriously, when you have 15 minutes you need to read about this stuff if you’ve never done so. We get into ice-pick lobotomies and MK-Ultra. Something for everyone. Nudie shots too.)

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Is There a Reason For Stock Market to Be So High?

ZeroHedge has an interesting post relaying an FT report that central banks and other government institutions around the world have invested $29.1 trillion in market investments such as equities and gold. The ZeroHedge article then gives this interesting chart: Analysts who reject “conspiracy theories” might tell a plausible story about the above chart along the […]

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Yes, You Need to Choose Your Words Carefully When You’re Fighting Against an Evil Empire

As usual, people are misconstruing my remarks (while they get mad at me for not making sure others don’t misconstrue Cliven Bundy’s remarks). “I mean gosh Murphy, are you saying that it’s OK to shoot Cliven Bundy if he uses the wrong word?!” No, I’m not saying that. But if you believe (as many of […]

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Another Element in the “Border Walls Keep You In” Argument

Let’s not forget the thoroughly distasteful Chuck Schumer, senator from New York:

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