Conspiracy Theory

The Republican embrace of the ‘great replacement’ theory | The report

No one was harder on Republicans’ lack of awareness of minority communities, and the party’s accompanying losses at the polls, than the GOP itself. In a brutally candid self-examination, the party concluded in 100 pages “autopsyof the 2012 election that he focused too much attention on white, Christian, and straight …

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Why do so many people believe in conspiracy theories?

Placeholder while loading article actions Ten black Americans were reportedly killed in a Buffalo supermarket by a white gunman promoting a racist conspiracy theory. A congressional candidate who supports QAnon has won a Republican primary. Pennsylvania Senate primary candidate Kathy Barnette has repeatedly spread the conspiracy theory that former President …

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Liz Cheney Slams House GOP Leaders, Says They ‘Enabled White Nationalism’

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney on Monday accused her party’s leaders of enabling “white nationalism, white supremacy and anti-Semitism” days after a gunman killed 10 people and injured three others in the incident. which authorities called a racist attack targeting a community in Buffalo, NY, for its predominantly black population. Cheney’s …

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10 Killed in Buffalo Shooting: ‘Racially Motivated Hate Crime’

Updated at 10:50 p.m. ET Ten people were killed and three others injured on Saturday in a mass shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, which the FBI called “a case of racially motivated violent extremism.” The shooter – identified by The Associated Press as Payton Gendron, 18, of …

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Rising GOP candidate Kathy Barnette has a long history of bigoted statements against gays and Muslims

In a speech uploaded to YouTube in 2015, Barnette forcefully argued that it was acceptable to discriminate against Muslims and likened rejection of Islam to “…rejection of Hitler’s or Stalin’s worldviews “. In comments on her radio show, she said accepting homosexuality would lead to accepting incest and paedophilia. An …

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The number of Americans who say they won’t get a COVID shot hasn’t budged in a year

West Hansen drives his muddy Subaru through the industrial landscape of Southeast Texas where he grew up – past Bible churches, donut shops and the silver industrial towers of refineries. The longtime social worker says he’s given up on explaining to his clients how safe COVID-19 vaccines are. “I got …

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Poll shows one in three adults think immigrants influence US elections

As anti-immigrant rhetoric simmers ahead of this year’s critical midterm elections, about 1 in 3 American adults believe an effort is underway to replace native Americans with immigrants for electoral gains . FILE – A migrant waits on the Mexican side of the border after U.S. Customs and Border Protection …

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In Arizona, a Swing State turns to the far right

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. — Kari Lake has a strategy to get elected in 2022. Keep talking about 2020. Minutes into her presentation at the Republican seat in Cochise County, Arizona’s southern suburbs, Ms Lake focused on the presidential election 18 months ago, calling it ‘twisted’ and “corrupt”. She claimed nearly …

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‘Not Skinny But Not Fat’ Host Shuts Down Kylie Jenner Conspiracy Theory: ‘You guys. Really?’

Tune we should talk every Thursday, where In The Know’s Gibson Johns interviews your favorite celebrities and influencers. To subscribe to we should talk here. Amanda Hirsch recently had one of the cutest weeks of his life: A day after being Hulu’s official correspondent on the red carpet at the …

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‘Cheer Section’ for Violence: Attacks That Show 4chan is Still a Threat | 4chan

When Washington DC police raided a fifth-floor apartment building on April 22 in search of a man who allegedly shot four random people, they found Raymond Spencer dead by his own hand, a cache weapons and ammunition and a poster with a tongue-in-cheek white supremacist meme. The poster invoking the …

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Conspiracy theory spreads on TikTok, Twitter

Have you heard the latest viral conspiracy theory? The birds aren’t real, and the animals are actually drones sent by the government to spy on you. The theory accepts that the birds were real animals, but US officials “forcibly wiped out the entire species in the 20th century,” according to …

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Doug Mastriano speaks at an event featuring QAnon conspiracy theories, 9/11, JFK, Hitler

When candidates for public office indulge in conspiracy theories like QAnon, it’s often with a wink and a nod. But just weeks before the May 17 primary election in Pennsylvania, such ideas are being promoted in plain sight. And top Republican candidates for statewide office are treating the talk of …

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In the fight against electoral disinformation, “2020 changed everything” | Arizona News

By AMANDA SEITZ, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Beth Bowers grew up in the 1960s and 1970s with parents who protested, wrote letters to members of Congress and voted in elections big and small. Her father, a World War II veteran, and her mother, a school counselor, did not use …

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QAnon figure Ron Watkins has given a $95,000 loan to his Arizona House campaign the OpenSecrets

QAnon follower Jake “The Q Shaman” Angeli attends a “Stop the Steal” rally on December 12, 2020 in Washington, DC (Photo by Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images) Ron Watkins, a central figure in the conspiracy movement QAnon currently running for Congress in Arizona as a Republican, said he had granted …

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Wisconsin Democrats aim to beat Senator Ron Johnson, but how? | New Policies

By SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press CAMBRIDGE, Wis. (AP) – Among red barns, bins and tractors on a southern Wisconsin dairy farm, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mandela Barnes sat at a white picnic table painted with black dots to look like a milk cow. It was the latest leg of his …

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How the Zemmour storm in a cup of tea hijacked the French countryside – and helped Le Pen

After dominating the airwaves at the start of the campaign, far-right French candidate Éric Zemmour saw his presidential race run out of steam in the home stretch. His low score of 7.1% in the first round on Sunday ruled him out of the second round on April 24. But his …

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“Birtherism” at the “Big Lie”: in Obama’s fight to counter misinformation

CNN — Former President Barack Obama is jumping into the fight against misinformation with urgency, catching a years-long private fascination in the open as he makes the issue a key pillar of his post-presidency. More than a decade after the false and infamous “birther” conspiracy theory was promulgated by his …

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Fake World Economic Forum tweet about meat and property

The claim: The World Economic Forum tweeted about President Klaus Schwab saying eating meat and owning property is unsustainable The World Economic Forum, an international nonprofit and lobbying organization, launched an initiative called “Great Reset” in June 2020 to help combat societal changes due to COVID-19. Since then, he has …

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Extremist election deniers and GOP lawmakers rally outside the Colorado Capitol

DENVER — Local and national leaders of a right-wing movement seeking to violently overturn the 2020 election results gathered outside the Colorado Capitol on Tuesday, resurrecting a series of baseless conspiracy theories and telling a crowd of hundreds of followers that they are waging a “spiritual battle” against evil. MyPillow …

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Capitol attack rioter gets 3.5 years in prison for illegal possession of firearms | Attack on the United States Capitol

A rioter who believed the QAnon conspiracy theory and joined the insurgency of extremist supporters of Donald Trump on the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, as they tried to reverse his electoral defeat, has been sentenced in New York to 3.5 years in prison. Samuel Fisher, 33, was sentenced …

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Paranoia and mixed conspiracy theories gripped surf instructor before child murders

In the days and weeks before Matthew Taylor Coleman allegedly killed his two young children with an underwater shotgun in Mexico, the Santa Barbara surf school owner was obsessed with hand signals. He dumped images of celebrities on social media and even old childhood photos of friends, interpreting universal gestures …

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Alex Jones faces fines for skipping Sandy Hook deposition

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge said Wednesday that Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones would be fined for each weekday that passes without him appearing for a deposition in a lawsuit filed by relatives of some victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. The penalties were …

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IntelBrief: Chinese Disinformation Seeks to Support Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Intelbrief / IntelBrief: Chinese Disinformation Seeks to Support Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine AP Photo/COMMENT HWEE YOUNG, swimming pool Bottom line in front While China has provided humanitarian aid to Ukraine, US and European intelligence services have warned that Beijing has been open to providing Russia with military and economic aid. …

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Biden’s ‘new world order’ benchmark linked to Ukraine

The claim: President Joe Biden said there was a ‘new world order’ References to a “new world order” have spread on social media amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the term has gained popularity after it was used by President Joe Biden in a speech in March. “Now is a …

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Distorted Reality – The New York Times

A helpful debunking appeared this week in National Review, the conservative magazine, written by Andrew McCarthy, a former prosecutor who noted he disagreed with Jackson on many legal issues. McCarthy also wrote that Hawley’s accusations were “baseless to the point of demagoguery” and “defamation”. Sen. Dick Durbin, a Democrat from …

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Will the Russian Internet look like China’s “Great Firewall”?

Russia’s ban on Facebook and Instagram after declaring the activities of the sites’ parent company, Meta Platforms, as ‘extremist’ is part of a growing crackdown on free speech inside the country since the start of Moscow’s war with Ukraine last month. The full implications of the March 21 Moscow court …

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‘Tucker the Untouchable’ goes soft on Putin but remains Fox News’ biggest power | FoxNews

ILast week, two Fox News reporters died in Ukraine, and the news channel mourned with the rest of the country amid anger over the Russian onslaught. Republicans, too, were quick to abandon past views on Russia and some have called for no-fly zones and supplying Ukraine with Polish MiG fighter …

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Obama conspiracy theorists flock to once-secret presidential archives

Obama conspiracy theorists flock to once-secret presidential archives News Sports Entertainment Life Money Tech Travel Opinion Once-secret presidential records will soon be public, attracting hundreds of inquiries Obama administration records are now available through the FOIA. The National Archives received 842 requests in the first few days since January 20. …

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Tulsi Gabbard is the latest to push a Russian-backed plot over US-backed bio-labs in Ukraine

Topline Former presidential candidate and congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard shared false information about U.S. involvement in Ukrainian bio-labs on Sunday, lending credence to an unfounded Russian-backed conspiracy theory that officials say United States, could serve as justification for Russia’s use of biological and chemical weapons against Ukraine. Former Rep. Tulsi Gabbard …

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Russian Biological Weapons Conspiracy Theory Finds Support in US | Russo-Ukrainian War

Russia’s claims about secret US biowarfare labs in Ukraine are also taking root in the United States, uniting COVID-19 conspiracy theorists, QAnon adherents and some supporters of former President Donald Trump. Despite rebuttals from independent scientists, Ukrainian leaders, and White House and Pentagon officials, the online popularity of the claims …

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Russian Biological Weapons Conspiracy Theory Finds Support in US | world news

By DAVID KLEPPER and ANGELO FICHERA, Associated Press Russia’s baseless claims about secret US biowarfare labs in Ukraine are also taking root in the United States, uniting COVID-19 conspiracy theorists, QAnon adherents and some supporters of former President Donald Trump. Despite rebuttals from independent scientists, Ukrainian leaders, and White House …

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Rising Gas Prices Are Fueling Electric Vehicle Conspiracy Theories

WASHINGTON — Some social media users are suggesting that soaring U.S. fuel prices aren’t the result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, increased consumption, or supply chain issues as daily life resumes after two years of stagnation caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, the flurry of posts on Facebook and Twitter …

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Conspiracy-obsessed Republicans will turn Colorado back to the left

Colorado Republicans could be on the verge of finally winning a major election in 2022 after being routed in the 2016, 2018 and 2020 cycles, resulting in Democratic dominance not seen since the 1930s. A recent nonpartisan national poll shows President Joe Biden is drastically underwater in Colorado with just …

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Foreign Fighters and Fellow Travelers: Right-Wing Extremism in Australia and the United States

Editor’s note: America has rediscovered its problem with right-wing extremism in recent years, recognizing the danger this movement poses to the lives of Americans and to democracy itself. The United States, unfortunately, is not alone. Kristy Campion, senior lecturer at Charles Sturt University in Australia and author of “Chasing Shadows: …

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‘Bot holiday’: Covid misinformation down as social media pivots to Ukraine | Social networks

When David Fisman tweets, he often receives a barrage of hate within moments of posting. Fisman, an epidemiologist and physician, has been candid about Covid and public health. Even when he tweets something harmless – once, to test his theory, he wrote the banal statement “children are remarkable” – he …

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Trump and right-wing attorney were part of ‘criminal conspiracy’ to void 2020 election, Jan 6 committee says

The filing is part of an attempt to convince a judge to allow the panel access to the emails of attorney John Eastman, who claims solicitor-client privilege. The committee said he helped orchestrate the plot. The dossier is the most comprehensive release yet from House investigators on January 6 as …

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Fighting vaccine hesitancy by targeting “fence-sitters”

Share on PinterestCould focusing on fence-sitters increase vaccine uptake? AJ_Watt/Getty Images A study looked at people’s attitudes towards vaccines at different stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. The study focuses on older people, as they are more likely to suffer serious illnesses and deaths related to COVID-19. The authors conclude that …

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A Colorado man was the spokesman for one of the largest extremist militias in the country. Now he stands against the Oath Keepers.

Eight years ago, Jason Van Tatenhove jumped into a truck in Kalispell, Montana with men he didn’t know and traveled through the night on Interstate 15 in an effort to document the fallout from the Bundy Ranch showdown. The truck made just a handful of stops, including to pick up …

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The GOP is still largely skeptical of Putin — for now

Shortly after news broke of Russia’s announcement of a large-scale attack on Ukraine, a Telegram channel operated by a user known as ‘QAnon John’ posted a photo of the former President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, and posed a question to his more than 80,000 followers: Do you trust …

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Quarter of Republicans believe central views of QAnon conspiracy movement | Politics

Here’s a theory: Satan-worshipping pedophiles who run a global sex trafficking operation control the US government, media and financial institutions. A storm comes to sweep away the elites and restore the rightful ruler of the country. And things are so bad that true American patriots may have to resort to …

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False flag conspiracies rage after protest clashes in Parliament

While what police and the Prime Minister called ‘shameful’ behavior on the grounds of Parliament appears to be causing some at the Wellington protest to rethink their stay, others are deflecting bad behavior with theories that deflect blame Some protestors. An incident early on Tuesday morning saw a person driving …

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How Conspiracy Theories Invaded Internet Rap

In the fall of 2020, while quarantined and bored, Gavin Ruta and Carlos Juico started a podcast. Friends since St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Pickering, outside of Toronto, the two thought they would mostly talk about streetwear. Then, while taping the first episode, Juico casually mentioned a conspiracy theory …

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Mexico Says Conspiracy Behind Avocado Ban; US cites violence | Economic news

By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president said Monday that the U.S. suspension of avocado imports and recent environmental complaints are part of a plot against his country by political or economic interests. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has advanced the conspiracy theory after the US …

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Woman who published anti-Semitic plots about Grenfell fire jailed | Anti-Semitism

A woman who spread false anti-Semitic conspiracy theories on Facebook about the Grenfell Tower tragedy has been jailed for 11 months. Tahra Ahmed, 51, said the 72 victims were “burned alive in a Jewish sacrifice” in a video posted on social media just four days after the June 14, 2017 …

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Was Homi Bhabha killed in a CIA plot as implied by Rocket Boys? Director Abhay Pannu addresses inclusion of conspiracy theory

Rocket Boys Director Abhay Pannu spoke about including a plot point in the show that can trace its origins to a conspiracy theory. Homi J Bhabha, played by Jim Sarbh in the Sony LIV series, died in a plane crash in 1966. The series implies that the CIA contributed to …

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Former Tory party councilor expelled among crowd during Starmer incident | UK News

A former Tory adviser who was kicked out of the party and now leads an anti-vax group peddling a range of conspiracy theories was among a mob who harangued Keir Starmer before the Labor leader was taken away by police. While experts have warned of a dangerous risk of radicalized …

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How the National Butterfly Center became the center of online lies

MISSION, Texas — For nearly two decades, the National Butterfly Center has provided a place of wonder along the banks of the Rio Grande, drawing curious visitors and nature lovers from across the country to watch delicate creatures like the xami hairstreak hover above the flowers and land. on the …

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Moonfall: A new Halle Berry film explores moon conspiracy theories – but why are some people so determined not to believe? | Ents & Arts News

*** This story contains spoilers for Moonfall *** Legendary disaster filmmaker Roland Emmerich says he dove deep into the craziest moon conspiracy theories to come up with the plot for his new film, Moonfall. Speaking to Sky News, he said: “I [initially] I read the book “Who Built the Moon”, …

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Never mind the wine fridges, the conservative party is drunk on Kool-Aid | Marine Hyde

IIf you’ve ever wondered what Jim Jones’ corpse would have looked like if it had spent three weeks being bleached and swollen by a Guyanese river, it floated to the House of Commons shipping box yesterday in 3:30 p.m. Let’s start with a real discussion. The Prime Minister is under …

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Joe Rogan pledges to ‘try harder’ as Spotify announces plan to tackle Covid-19 misinformation | Spotify

Joe Rogan addressed the controversy on his Spotify podcast, hours after the streaming service announced a plan to tackle the spread of Covid-19 misinformation. In a 10-minute video posted to Instagram on Sunday night, the comedian and host pledged to “try harder to appeal to people with differing opinions” and …

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Fact-checking and conspiracy theory video falsely claims the White House is closed forever

Contrary to claims made in a misleading video, the White House is open and operational. A Facebook video titled “WHITE HOUSE CLOSED FOREVER AS THE TRUTH COMES OUT” makes various claims related to the QAnon conspiracy theory (here). The January 23 video post features a still photo of the White …

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Fact check on strange new Covid conspiracy theory: Athletes are dying from vaccines

Former NBA great John Stockton came to national attention earlier this week when he insisted in an interview that “there are 150 I believe now – it’s over 100 dead professional athletes, professional athletes, in their prime, dead who are vaccinated, right in the field, straight in the field, straight …

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Fighting misinformation and fake news, one post at a time

TAMPA, Fla. — Experts who study fake news trends often know that their message correcting the record to a large group of people can fail. But if they can convince a person to share misinformation or spread lies, that in itself can be a big win for society. The same …

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MyPillow CEO faces defamation lawsuit from No. 2 voting machine maker | American News

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell is facing another defamation lawsuit for promoting his conspiracy theory that the 2020 election was rigged against Donald Trump. Smartmatic, a UK-based voting machine company, filed a lawsuit against Lindell on Tuesday, claiming Lindell espoused lies about the company transferring votes from Trump to Joe Biden …

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‘They cut him to pieces’: India’s ‘love jihad’ conspiracy theory turns deadly | India

It was dark and pouring rain as Sameer Parishwadi ran along the train tracks. Ahead of them, as torches crossed the tracks, they shone to a pair of feet. A few yards away, severed from the body, was a head, one he recognized. It was Arbaaz Aftab Mullah, his childhood …

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Why So Many People Still Don’t Understand Anti-Semitism

Most people don’t realize that Jews make up only 2% of the American population and 0.2% of the world’s population. It just means that finding them takes a lot of effort. But every year in Western countries, including America, Jews are the No. 1 target of anti-religious hate crimes. Anti-Semites …

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Trump Rally highlights GOP tension over how to win in 2022

FLORENCE, Ariz. — Former President Donald J. Trump returned to Arizona, the birthplace of his political movement, on Saturday to headline a rally in the desert that was a stark testament to how he uplifted fringe beliefs and the politicians who propagated them — even as other Republicans openly fear …

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Advisor to MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell linked to GOP super PACs pushed false Covid claims

Mike Lindell, managing director of My Pillow Inc., speaks to members of the media upon his arrival in federal court in Washington, DC, U.S., Thursday, June 24, 2021. Samuel Corum | Bloomberg | Getty Images A member of MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell’s legal team has ties to Republican super PACs …

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Debunking Salt Lake County Council Meeting Mask Mandate Conspiracy Theories

Public comments against mandatory face coverings on Tuesday included references to right-wing conspiracy theories. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) People gather inside the chamber of the Salt Lake County Government Center on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022 to protest the recent mask mandate issued by the county health department …

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Fox News Reports Further Right Drift with New Show from Jesse Watters | Fox news

Fox News has promoted controversial host Jesse Watters to a prime-time nighttime show, which apparently cements the Conservative network’s shift even further to the right. Watters was called to resign in December after suggesting that people should “ambush” Anthony Fauci and “go for the death blow” by presenting the infectious …

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Here’s why some Republicans keep pushing the big election lies

The most surprising thing about the made-up story of the rigged 2020 election is not that so many people believe it. Although that makes your head shake enough. It is because this continuous lie works. Count me among those who naively believed that Republicans’ fanciful claims of massive fraud in …

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How Democracy is Eroding – Lessons from a Nixon Expert

By Ken Hughes, University of Virginia Now that a full year has passed since the Jan.6, 2021 assault on Capitol Hill, the 2020 elections, and the republic, it is evident that the attack never really ended. Instead, it spread to other, less visible and more vulnerable targets. Donald Trump had …

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Joe Biden to address divided nation as US marks anniversary of Capitol Riot

Anniversary of the Capitol Riot: US President Joe Biden to address a divided nation. Washington: Donald Trump abruptly gave up on his plans to steal the show on the anniversary of the Jan.6 assault on Congress on Tuesday, leaving President Joe Biden to address a divided nation. Trump’s decision to …

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Conspiracy theories describe the fraudulent reality of the January 6 riot

Millions of Americans watched the events in Washington on January 6 on live television. Police officers testified about the violence and chaos. Criminal proceedings in open court detailed what happened. Yet hoaxes, conspiracy theories and attempts to rewrite history persist, blurring the public’s understanding of what really happened in the …

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Conspiracy Theories Describe the Fraudulent Reality of the January 6 Riot | Washington News

By DAVID KLEPPER, Associated Press Millions of Americans watched the events in Washington on January 6 on live television. Police officers testified about the violence and chaos. Criminal proceedings in open court detailed what happened. Yet hoaxes, conspiracy theories and attempts to rewrite history persist, blurring the public’s understanding of …

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Opinion: People can spot fake news. So why are conspiracy theories thriving on social media?

Williams is a political science major from Carmel Valley. Ziment is a major in public policy analysis, originally from 4S Ranch. Both are students at Pomona College in Claremont. A new conspiracy theory is catching on: The Omicron is a variant invented by Democrats to help them in the midterm …

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The best way to face the myths of Covid this Christmas? Pre-layering rather than demystifying | Sander van der linden

TThe holiday season is approaching, but as you prepare for this year’s celebrations, you can’t help but notice a tight feeling in your stomach: you’re going to have to listen to another conspiracy rant from your cranky uncle at the dinner table. The unwanted gift that probably awaits many of …

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‘He’s everything for us’: wild center Joel Eriksson Ek impossible to replace

If you thought the Minnesota Wild losing four straight games after winning eight straight was bad news, well, I have something to tell you. Last night against the Dallas Stars – for their last game before the extended vacation – they had the misfortune of losing 7-4 to their division …

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How conspiracy theories got crueler after Sandy Hook

Crawford is an assistant professor of journalism at the University of Connecticut. Conspiracy theories are powerful forces in the United States. They damaged public health amid a global pandemic, shattered faith in the democratic process and helped spark a violent attack on the United States Capitol in January 2021. These …

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Mark Meadows was at the center of the storm on January 6. But only Trump could cancel it | Marc des meadows

On the morning of December 29, eight days before hundreds of Trump supporters and far-right extremists stormed the United States Capitol in arguably worst national attack on American democracy since the war Civilian, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows sent an email to the justice department chief. It was …

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Judge allows Michael Flynn’s relatives to sue CNN

“The question of whether the Flynns were followers of QAnon, and in particular, whether the Flynns were” followers “as that word is understood in the context of the CNN post, is a very factual inquiry,” he said. writes Woods, a person appointed by President Barack Obama. The Flynns categorically denied …

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AmazonSmile Donated Over $ 40,000 To Anti-Vaccine Groups In 2020 | Amazon

Amazon’s charity program donates tens of thousands of dollars to anti-vaccine groups, move experts say ‘shocking’ as millions of Americans still go unvaccinated in the face of yet another wave of Covid-19 . AmazonSmile reportedly donated more than $ 40,000 to leading sources of vaccine misinformation in 2020, according to …

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. doesn’t pitch conspiracy theories

A response letter denigrates RFK Jr. with the term “conspiracy theory” which stops conversation and stops thinking, contrary to critical inquiry. There is ample evidence to support the claim that Sirhan’s bullets Sirhan did not kill Senator Robert F. Kennedy, including Lisa Pease’s meticulously documented book, “A Lie Too Big …

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Only one way to stop George Christensen’s conspiracy theories

The conspiracy theory that the military would assemble at gunpoint and keep Indigenous peoples on the ground to forcibly vaccinate them appears to have developed out of an increasingly feverish dialogue between the United States. and Australia. American libertarians and pro-freedom groups were shocked by Australia’s record for the world’s …

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Kanye West publicist pressured Georgian election worker to confess to false fraud charges

Trevian Kutti, a Chicago publicist for hip-hop artist Kanye West, chats with Ruby Freeman, an election worker from Georgia who faced death threats after being falsely accused by former President Donald Trump of manipulate votes, in this image capture taken from Cobb County Police Department Images from January 4, 2021 …

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Twitter Confirms ‘Project Guardian’ Keeps Eye on Lead Character Today

Twitter’s secret “Project Guardian” aims to protect controversial characters and users with large numbers of followers from an attack by trolls and haters, according to a report by Bloomberg. The platform is said to maintain a list of thousands of users who Twitter considers at high risk of harassment, which …

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Trump amateur propagandist Devin Nunes makes it official

California Republican Devin Nunes will resign from Congress at the end of the month to serve as CEO of the Trump Media & Technology Group, where he will broadcast propaganda on behalf of the twice impeached former president. But since this is primarily how Nunes saw her role in Congress, …

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Dark Legend of Epstein envelops Maxwell’s trial in a web of conspiracy theories | US News

The graphic testimony presented to jurors at Ghislaine Maxwell’s criminal sexual abuse trial last week seemed at times to merge and then break away from larger theories – criminal, conspiratorial or both – about the nature of Jeffrey Epstein’s world. The fact that prosecutors and defense attorneys manage to separate …

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A trans TikToker has been the target of a conspiracy theory. Transphobia has fueled hatred, experts say.

Sabrina Prater’s TikToks are like millions of others on the platform – they simply show her dancing at home. But a recent video – showing her dancing to Shania Twain’s song “Any Man of Mine” – has drawn many attention to TikTok, ultimately putting Prater, who is transgender, at the …

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Wanted this Holiday Season: More Wise Men and Women on the Hill

Arizona’s Gosar, who shamelessly retweeted his incendiary edited anime depicting the murder of a House colleague, has company now that Boebert has bred his insults at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. The Colorado freshman, who thinks the phrase “jihad squad” is clever, implied that Omar is a terrorist and referred to …

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Have FOX hosts suggested that the Omicron Covid-19 variant of the coronavirus is made up?

Rachel Campos-Duffy and Pete Hegseth (pictured here) with Will Cain discussed the new Omicron … [+] variant of the Covid-19 coronavirus on Fox & Friends and linked it to surprise, surprise, politics. (Photo by James Devaney / GC Images) GC Images You can’t make that up. Saturday, Fox and his …

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Kyle Rittenhouse becomes a key figure in the Trump world

Kyle Rittenhouse enters the courtroom at the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Monday, November 8, 2021. Sean Krajacic | Swimming pool | Reuters Since being acquitted last Friday on homicide and other charges, Kyle Rittenhouse has said he wants to stay out of politics and is troubled by …

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Antipodes anti-vaccines learn from American far-right

TWO CENT and sixty-two days of confinement are enough to fuel a few grievances. Protesters in Melbourne, the world’s most closed city, have demonstrated against its strict covid-19 restrictions almost since the measures were first imposed. But lately the mood has become unpleasant. Listen to this story Your browser does …

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Opinion: You don’t agree with everything they say. But you should still invite them to Thanksgiving

For many families, there may be another reason for these empty seats at the table: disagreements too strong to allow physical unity. Some people have entered a world fueled by disinformation so far that they can no longer converse with those who do not share their point of view on …

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Fox News to Interview Kyle Rittenhouse Amid Not Guilty Protests | Fox News

Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager acquitted of murdering two men during anti-racism protests, is expected to appear on Fox News’ Tucker Carlson next week, fearing the not guilty verdict in the Kenosha murders would encourage the violence of the militias. Rittenhouse’s shooting of three people, including two he killed, during protests …

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Dr Umar Johnson talks to Lehigh

Popular speaker and social media figure Dr Umar Johnson spoke in Lehigh on November 2 for an event titled ‘Let’s Talk Critical Race Theory‘. The event, attended by around 130 people, was sponsored by the African Student Association, the Black Student Union, the Office of Student Affairs and the Lehigh …

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Shaman QAnon Jacob Chansley Sentenced in Trump Capitol Riots

“Shaman QAnon” Jacob Chansley, one of the most notorious figures in the January 6 riot on Capitol Hill, was sentenced Wednesday to three years and five months in prison for his role in the invasion of the Halls of Congress by a horde of Trump supporters. “What you did was …

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Harris County Republican Commissioner votes against certification of 2021 election results – Houston Public Media

Harris County District 3 Commissioner Tom Ramsey Harris County leaders voted on Monday to confirm the results of the last election, with the exception of one Republican. Harris County District 3 Commissioner Tom Ramsey was the only one to vote “no” on a measure to certify the results of the …

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