Category Archives: Paranoia and the Post 9/11 World

Duggars Okay, Muslims Not

Florida Family Association, best-known for their campaign against Disney’s “Gay Day,” are so terrified of a new TLC show about Muslims living in America that they’ve engaged in an advertiser pressure campaign. Bank of America and Lowe’s have already removed … Continue reading

Posted in Islamophobia, Kulturkampf, Paranoia and the Post 9/11 World, Patriarchy, Psychological Projection, Quiverfull Movement | Tagged , , | 763 Comments

TIME Magazine is Keeping You Dumb

Media doesn’t tell you what to think; media decides what you should think about. If you’ve wondered why Americans are so dumb about the world, the side-by-side comparison of TIME Magazine covers explains a big part of our problem. Original … Continue reading

Posted in globalization, idiocracy, Paranoia and the Post 9/11 World | Tagged | 2 Comments

“Unexplainable” 7 World Trade Center Collapse Explained

Set even the most modern steel building on fire, and then don’t put out the fire, and it will eventually collapse as if made of sticks. No great conspiracy necessary!

Posted in 9/11, Paranoia and the Post 9/11 World, Science! | 5 Comments

Adam Kokesh is Doing it Wrong (and so is the Peace Movement)

Adam Kokesh is not a progressive, and definitely not a pacifist. He’s a Grover Norquist fan, Ron Paulite, and 9/11 “truther” with a habit of going around armed. None of this disqualifies him from the freedom to have an opinion, … Continue reading

Posted in firebaggers, nonviolence, Paranoia and the Post 9/11 World | 522 Comments

Punk Patriot

Here’s one more person I can’t wait to meet at Netroots. Punk Patriot has been dissecting the hoopla with the best of them for a long time on YouTube. This is a typical example: echoing the frenzied conspiracy theories around … Continue reading

Posted in Kulturkampf, Paranoia and the Post 9/11 World, post-9/11 world | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Kulturkampf, Morning Awful, Newt Gingrich, Newt Gingrich Wacky Tracker™, Obama Conspiracy Theory, Obama Derangement Syndrome, Paranoia, Paranoia and the Post 9/11 World, paranoid universe | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sarah Pines for Clash of Civilizations

Sarah Palin asks: If those who wish to build this Ground Zero mosque are sincerely interested in encouraging positive “cross-cultural engagement” and dialogue to show a moderate and tolerant face of Islam, then why haven’t they recognized that the decision … Continue reading

Posted in 9/11, Paranoia and the Post 9/11 World | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Shahzad Is Talking

So the feds managed to arrest Shahzad before the plane could take off, and asked him questions, and then read him his Miranda rights before continuing to ask him questions — questions to which he is still giving answers. But…not … Continue reading

Posted in Paranoia and the Post 9/11 World, torture | 4 Comments

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

Posted in apocalypse, astroturf politics, John Birch Society, Paranoia, Paranoia and the Post 9/11 World, paranoid universe | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Paranoia, Paranoia and the Post 9/11 World, paranoid universe | 3 Comments

Threat Condition Smart

The Obama administration is putting some sense into international air travel screening procedures: For example, if the U.S. has intelligence about a Nigerian man between the ages of 22 and 32 whom officials believe is a threat or a known … Continue reading

Posted in Paranoia and the Post 9/11 World, post-9/11 world | Leave a comment