DHS embraces poisoned candy paranoia

Have you overheard the fry cooks at your local fast food establishment furtively discussing jihad amidst seemingly harmless banter about how customers are really better off not knowing what's in the secret sauce? What about that potential Salafist lurking at the salad bar, measuring the dimensions of the sneeze-guard? If you've seen this kind of … Continue reading DHS embraces poisoned candy paranoia

‘Performance artist’ Alex Jones ‘playing a character,’ his lawyer says

Alex Jones, radio show host and founder of the popular fringe news site InfoWars.com, has long been a controversial figure -- for everything from his outspoken support for President Donald Trump to his promotion of outlandish conspiracy theories such as the idea that extraterrestrial reptilian shapeshifters secretly rule the world. Jones has not only stoked … Continue reading ‘Performance artist’ Alex Jones ‘playing a character,’ his lawyer says

DNC Leaks Lead to Dueling Conspiracy Theories

In the wake of last month's revelations of favoritism towards Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders within the Democratic National Committee, which led to the resignation of former DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, paranoia has been percolating. On August 12, the Washington Post featured two articles about conspiracy theories, one by Post "global opinions" columnist Josh … Continue reading DNC Leaks Lead to Dueling Conspiracy Theories

New military tech board includes billionaires, ex-covert ops boss, anti-conspiracy theorist

  Back in March, the Pentagon announced a new public-private partnership to form a "Defense Innovation Advisory Board" chaired by Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Alphabet, parent company of Google, with other board members to be selected jointly by Schmidt and Defense Secretary Ashton Carter. This week, a list of additional board members was released … Continue reading New military tech board includes billionaires, ex-covert ops boss, anti-conspiracy theorist

Party hacks, pedophiles, and presidential candidates

As the Democratic National Convention approaches, it has been reported that Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the embattled chair of the Democratic National Committee, will resign after the convention following the release of nearly 20,000 internal DNC emails by Wikileaks on Friday. While much of the coverage of the email leaks so far has focused on what … Continue reading Party hacks, pedophiles, and presidential candidates

Keith Alexander at Bilderberg: Private citizen or public official?

It's been public knowledge for some time that Keith Alexander, the retired general and former director of the National Security Agency, has on several occasions attended the prestigious and secretive annual Bilderberg meetings. Alexander last went in 2014, when the conference was held in Copenhagen, Denmark. What is less clear, however, as new documents surface, … Continue reading Keith Alexander at Bilderberg: Private citizen or public official?

Legal settlement shows Bohemian Grove contradictions

The Bohemian Grove in Monte Rio, California, has long been the subject of conspiracy theories. The fact that some of America's most powerful figures meet annually at the Grove for a secretive retreat (soon to convene for this year) that involves dressing in robes and participating in a "Cremation of Care" ceremony before a massive … Continue reading Legal settlement shows Bohemian Grove contradictions

Complications of Letting A.I. Take the Wheel

Self-driving cars will likely soon be a common sight on roads throughout America and the rest of the world. But as these autonomous vehicles become a reality, their introduction to the market and to real-world driving situations raises safety and ethical questions. The extent to which self-driving cars will fully replace human-driven ones remains unclear. … Continue reading Complications of Letting A.I. Take the Wheel

Elites Wrap Up Busy Bilderberg Weekend

A sampling of the rich and powerful of Europe and America gathered in Dresden, Germany over the weekend to discuss, among other things, the "geo-politics of energy and commodity prices" and "technological innovation." It was the 64th annual Bilderberg Meeting, and despite predictable attempts to maintain secrecy, the conference provided some surprises. One of the most remarkable … Continue reading Elites Wrap Up Busy Bilderberg Weekend

New Documents Raise More Boston Bombing Questions

Three years after the Boston Marathon bombing, previously undisclosed documents continue to emerge that challenge official explanations of circumstances surrounding the terrorist attack, specifically relating to actions of the FBI. In the aftermath of the bombing, it was widely reported that Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the older of the two brothers sought in connection with the attack who … Continue reading New Documents Raise More Boston Bombing Questions