Category Archives: Paranoia

Morning Awful: Cuban Missile Paranoia

Gee, who woulda thunk that Hezbollah was setting up missile sites in Cuba? Michele Bachmann, that’s who: “Why would you normalize trade with a country that sponsors terror?” the candidate asked a crowd of supporters in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. “There … Continue reading

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On Fog of War and False Flags

I’m not surprised by how much paranoid conspiracy claptrap exists around the Osama bin Laden mission. It has become all too routine for “false flag” allegations to wave madly after such events, and that is in great part due to … Continue reading

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Actual, Real, Not-Imaginary Tyrants

It just gets worse. The security outfit Alaska Senate candidate Joe Miller hired to manhandle nosy reporters has (A) bragged about being staffed by former Blackwater employees (B) had an expired license. Oh, and Miller ran over an 8-year old … Continue reading

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Morning Awful: Nothing New, Newt?

This weekend saw Newt go full metal birther: What if [Obama] is so outside our comprehension, that only if you understand Kenyan, anti-colonial behavior, can you begin to piece together [his actions]?” Gingrich asked. “That is the most accurate, predictive … Continue reading

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Called It

It was inevitable. The timing is too good. Rush Limbaugh is now a full-fledged conspiracy theorist, and it was predicted here. He’s trying to spread a paranoid meme in full-fledged denial of evidence. He will be joined by Alex Jones. … Continue reading

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TIMEOUT

Did I mention I am working on video of 300 tea party patriots assembled under this today? They are working hard to transform the country in their image. They mean to destroy the Constitution in order to save it. End-times … Continue reading

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The Golden Age of Paranoid Politics Revisited

Writing for the Philadelphia Enquirer, Tirdad Derakhshani deconstructs the paranoid flavor of the seventies so well, some editor has imposed false balance: Beck’s penchant for finding enemies around every corner makes him one of today’s leading mouthpieces for what the … Continue reading

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Paranoia Is Not An American Value

Via Dave Neiwart at Crooks & Liars, here’s a video the Hutaree militia made in which they overthrow a United Nations command post (presumably after Teh Obamanon™ brings in the UN to keep civil order after Teh Global Socializms™ inspire … Continue reading

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Two Swords Are Enough

I was selling flags at a gun show all weekend and had to spend yesterday evening catching up with a news cycle that’s finally catching up with me. Frank Rich recognized the teabag terror and its enablers: Are these politicians … Continue reading

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Obama’s Middle Name is Nicholae Carpathia

That’s right. The linchpin of anti-Obama rhetoric is a popular novel about rapture and tribulation. Let us raise a hymn: Beloved brethren and sistren, I posted this here one year ago today: Without delving into an argument I’ve been having … Continue reading

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Grand Unified Conspiracy Theory

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