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The Truth About Waco Biker Shooting Truthers

May 17, 2015 saw a tense but regularly scheduled meeting at a Waco restaurant between members of rival motorcycle clubs the Bandidos, the Cossacks and smaller support clubs explode into a bloody shootout. When it was all over, nine people … Continue reading

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The Top Conspiracy Theories of 2014

PLEASE NOTE: This list is based on a forthcoming piece I’ve written for Ranker.com, where I’ve been developing content for the past several months. When it comes to conspiracies, there’s no limit to what can be written. 2014 brought conspiracies … Continue reading

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In Which My Readers Tell Me How Wrong I Am

This is my 50th post for Skeptoid Blog, so I’m going to do something a little different from my usual conspiracy-busting. Writing for Skeptoid has been one of the most rewarding experiences I’ve had as a writer, giving me the … Continue reading

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Crisis Actor? What Crisis Actor?

Like “false flag”, the term “crisis actor” has recently become a concept that conspiracy theorists love to throw around when trying to prove that some atrocity is actually a fake, planned by the government as an excuse to strip us … Continue reading

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Loose Tweets Sink Lives

We’re all familiar by now with the mistakes made in the reporting of the bombing of the Boston Marathon, and how they turned both the “traditional media” and citizen journalists into fountains of misinformation and error. But what hasn’t been … Continue reading

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False Flag Attacks: Myth and Reality

One of the terms most commonly used by conspiracy theorists when discussing “the real story” behind incidents like the September 11th attacks or the recent Sandy Hook shooting is “false flag,” meaning that it was caused or staged deliberately to … Continue reading

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