Fresh Dispatches From The Culture Wars
December 9th, 2013
The New York Times has published some delightful linkbait from their Snowden files about American intelligence agents searching for terror[...]
Category Archives: Alex Jones
This is not a one-off. Rand Paul is a frequent guest on Alex Jones’s lunatic show: Question: why isn’t the “liberal” media examining the candidate’s belief system more thoroughly?
A Glenn Beck fan is no longer satisfied with his insanity, so she makes the leap to Alex Jones. Meta-wacky! I love it when Jones gripes about the guy who stole his act.
How did I miss this? If there’s one thing I love to see, it’s lunatics fighting over who gets to lead the fringe.
At Newsweek, Sharon Begley delves into the minds of those who believe crazy things about Obama and finds a phenomenon called motivated reasoning: “Rather than search rationally for information that either confirms or disconfirms a particular belief…people actually seek out … Continue reading
Blogger Ben Cohen’s Thursday piece in the Huffington Post has drawn a lot of criticism — not because he calls the birthers racist, which they are; but because he claims the birthers and 9/11 “truth” conspiracy nuts are connected, which … Continue reading
“And at this point, whatever dividing line there was between mainstream conservatism and the black-helicopter crowd seems to have been virtually erased.” Paul Krugman ……………………. Was there ever a dividing line? Bush was elected by eight years of talk radio … Continue reading
In the words of Dylan Loewe at HuffPo, the Republican Party has become a study in self-marginalization: In every way imaginable, the party so famous for using political wedges has spent the three months since Obama’s inauguration driving one of … Continue reading
From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Mr. Poplawski’s view of guns and personal freedom took a turn toward the fringes of American politics. With Mr. Perkovic, he appeared to share a belief that the government was controlled from unseen forces, that troops … Continue reading