Category Archives: Conspiracy Theories

Believing Absolutely Everything

One thing leads to another. The white nationalists marching in Charlottesville, with their torches and Confederate (and Nazi) flags, were shouting “Jews will not replace us” – which had a bit to do with Trump’s guy Steve Bannon, now long … Continue reading

Posted in Conspiracy Theories, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Coming Conspiracy Election

These are odd times. Ashley Feinberg at Gawker reminds us that he’s still at it: It’s common knowledge that Michelle Obama, wife to President Barack Obama, is actually a transgender woman. Joan Rivers then joked about this a few months … Continue reading

Posted in Conspiracy Theories, Donald Trump, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

In a Handful of Dust

The kids were smart, but they weren’t that smart – they were high school seniors at an exclusive prep school in upstate New York, but still raw and new. There wasn’t much point in asking them to make sense of … Continue reading

Posted in Boston Marathon Bombing, Conspiracy Theories, Terrorism | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Limits of Perpetual Anger

The sixties weren’t all peace, love and understanding. In spite of the beads and flowers and affected mellowness, the left was pretty angry – at that unspeakable immoral and fundamentally stupid war in Vietnam, and at those who ginned it … Continue reading

Posted in Conspiracy Theories, Conspiracy Theories about Obama, Obamacare, Politics of Grievance, Republicans and Anger, The Angry Left, The Sixties | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Way of Seeing Things

Christmas Eve, 1998, was the strange one – sitting quietly in the hospital room in Pittsburgh, with the parents each in their separate beds, each drifting in an out of consciousness – and accepting that. They’d be back at the … Continue reading

Posted in Conspiracy Theories, Conspiracy Theories about Obama, Republican Attraction to the Extreme | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Benghazi Blues

Not all of Southern California is bleeding-heart-liberal Hollywood and those now-useless rich celebrities in the fifty-million-dollar beach houses behind the gates out in Malibu. Yes, California for the first time in forever now has a Democratic supermajority in both houses … Continue reading

Posted in Benghazi Cover-Up, California is America, California Politics, Conspiracy Theories, John McCain | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

And Then It Had Actually Happened

Friday, February 11, 2011 – you want to remember what people said when a big event happened. The Munich Pact was signed in the early hours of September 30, 1938 (and backdated 29 September). Nazi Germany, France, Britain and Italy … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative Thought, Conspiracy Theories, Egyptian Crises, Egyptian Revolution, Revolution in Egypt Succeeds | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment