Category conspiracy

Candy Corn

When I was a kid, after a night of trick or treating, my parents would go through my pillowcase of candy, to inspect it and make sure I was not about to be murdered by our neighbors. Any homemade popcorn balls or caramel apples, which did used to tun up now and then in those […]

The Inconvenient Truth about Al Gore

The only time in my life I seriously doubted anthropogenic climate change was immediately after watching Al Gore’s mockumentary An Inconvenient Truth. “If he really has so much evidence that humans cause global warming,” I thought as I watched, “why did he make a documentary so devoid of it? Why the obvious fraud and fakery? […]

Yes, Virginia, This Is a Conspiracy Theory

Trump has an all-Northerner ticket, an unusual selection. The need to balance the ticket (Chris Christie should have known better than to hope for a NY-NJ run) is a political truism, and most specifically this means the need to include one Northerner and one Southerner.  (Did Biden count as balance? Delaware is south of the […]

Not a Coincidence

Do you believe 9/11 was the product of a conspiracy? Hopefully you are not crazy, and have said no. I don’t believe it was a conspiracy, either. On the other hand, I don’t believe that nineteen hijackers just happened to end up on four planes and spontaneously decided to do similar things with them. I believe that these […]