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Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 12th October 2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,553
Posted By LightinDarkness
And now that a second case has been diagnosed,...

And now that a second case has been diagnosed, GLP will be in a feeding frenzy.

Of course if my GLP post hadn't been deleted/banned in seconds they could now come tell me how I was wrong and that...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 11th October 2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,553
Posted By LightinDarkness
I have been watching GLP with much interest since...

I have been watching GLP with much interest since the first person was diagnosed with ebola in the US. GLPers were so happy - the daily forum active users quadrupled and anytime anywhere in the US...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 14th August 2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3,619
Views: 483,625
Posted By LightinDarkness
I have some interesting information on Menard and...

I have some interesting information on Menard and how hes been a big time participant in securities scams in his past - stuff that I don't think has come out before. Also some interesting information...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 2nd August 2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,453
Posted By LightinDarkness
Statistical irrelevancies? You mean comparing the...

Statistical irrelevancies? You mean comparing the death rate for actual illnesses you might catch versus something that is entirely contained to West Africa and for which you have almost no chance of...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 2nd August 2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,453
Posted By LightinDarkness
Generally speaking the conspiracy community is in...

Generally speaking the conspiracy community is in full-blown hysteria mode over the whole ebola thing. Which is rather interesting, since any other event covered by the mass media is always a false...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 5th July 2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 23,796
Posted By LightinDarkness
Freemasons are also recovering from surviving the...

Freemasons are also recovering from surviving the holocaust, as they were one of the primary groups other than Jews that were targeted. So your comments are actually very rude and misinformed.
...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 5th July 2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 23,796
Posted By LightinDarkness
Hello ShadowSot and Fitz, it has been a while!...

Hello ShadowSot and Fitz, it has been a while! Most of this has been addressed but I thought I'd just add a few things...



Yes. As Fitz have explained, the pillars of the order have nothing to...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 3rd March 2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,016
Posted By LightinDarkness
Godlikeproductions.com posters gleefully hope, pray for World War 3 (Ukraine)

If there is anything consistent about conspiracy theorists, its that they have this bizarre love of "doom" - they actually yearn for something dramatic and horrible to happen in the world on a daily...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 14th February 2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,896
Posted By LightinDarkness
Glad to share the insanity :D The dinar RV is...

Glad to share the insanity :D The dinar RV is probably one of the oldest scams of the internet, its been going on now for 10 years or so - conspiracy theorists/other delusional & stupid people buy...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 14th February 2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,896
Posted By LightinDarkness
I have to say that the whole prosperity...

I have to say that the whole prosperity funds/global currency reset conspiracy mythology is among the most insane theories I've ever heard. I have sort of a hobby of listening to conspiracy oriented...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 14th February 2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,896
Posted By LightinDarkness
Sorry for the delayed responses, I kind of forgot...

Sorry for the delayed responses, I kind of forgot about this thread!

No, 40 is actually quite normal. As has been pointed out, a big chunk of it is House members seeking Senate positions - the...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 8th February 2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,896
Posted By LightinDarkness
40 house members not running for re-election, CTers assume this is a BIG deal

This is something I've noticed on nearly every conspiracy site/podcast I've listened to in the past week (sadly I listen to quite a few while I'm working on my dissertation..data entry is boring)....
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 6th February 2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,735
Posted By LightinDarkness
This has hit the media, I think the funniest was...

This has hit the media, I think the funniest was Rachel Maddow's description of the lunacy it on 2/5:
http://on.msnbc.com/LAvA40

Also picked up by the Atlanta Journal Constitution:...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 31st January 2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,735
Posted By LightinDarkness
They've figured it out! The fake snow is really...

They've figured it out! The fake snow is really nanobots!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrpQ9Pf6hCI

You know, my first thought is these people are trolling everyone, no one is THIS STUPID, but...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 31st January 2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,735
Posted By LightinDarkness
Please do...I'd love to hear about the responses

Please do...I'd love to hear about the responses
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 30th January 2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,735
Posted By LightinDarkness
Its crazy, even for GLP - where crazy is the norm...

Its crazy, even for GLP - where crazy is the norm - is it possible GLP to get even more delusional?

Here is my favorite youtube video about it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnTJTP-_uYw#t=71
...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 30th January 2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,735
Posted By LightinDarkness
Conspiracy Theorists Convinced Recent Snow Storms use Fake Snow

This isn't your usual "its an extreme weather event - IT MUST BE HAARP/STEERED BY THE GOVERNMENT." These guys are actually claiming the snow itself is fake. I wish I were kidding. There are dozens of...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 26th November 2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3,491
Views: 493,675
Posted By LightinDarkness
That is why, in my opinion, his most recent...

That is why, in my opinion, his most recent arrest was just so deliciously ironic. Here he is having idiots pay him to tell them how they can be do whatever they want and be exempt from the law, and...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 4th October 2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,820
Posted By LightinDarkness
As a PhD student that teaches political science...

As a PhD student that teaches political science 101 this reminds me of the masterpiece political science article in this area, The Paranoid Style of American Politics...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 26th August 2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3,491
Views: 493,675
Posted By LightinDarkness
To me claiming any version of the soverign...

To me claiming any version of the soverign movement isn't violent or has less capacity for violence (including, yes Canadian FOTLers) is to express a basic ignorance of the movement. You have to be...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 10th August 2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 3,491
Views: 493,675
Posted By LightinDarkness
Depending on how old the debts are - yes,...

Depending on how old the debts are - yes, actually. Most of the GOODF people have been going from debt elimination scam to debt elimination scam for years, and by this point the debts are several...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 10th August 2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3,491
Views: 493,675
Posted By LightinDarkness
Its not someone I admire. The guy essentially...

Its not someone I admire. The guy essentially made a copy of the application and was very careful to graphically edit it to look exactly like the bank's terms and conditions except changing the...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 25th July 2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3,619
Views: 483,625
Posted By LightinDarkness
To understand the true insanity behind the New...

To understand the true insanity behind the New Zealand "success" you have to understand the broader lunatic community shes involved with - the One Peoples Public Trust (now known as the IUV Exchange)...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 22nd July 2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 59,917
Posted By LightinDarkness
I don't post a lot in this sub forum although I...

I don't post a lot in this sub forum although I watch this thread with interest to see how WTC Dust's story has evolved over time. But as per usual, WTC Dust is seriously inflating her...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 26th June 2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,491
Views: 493,675
Posted By LightinDarkness
I think that thread is my nomination for "Success...

I think that thread is my nomination for "Success of the Year" - there is just going to be so much success when this gets to a judge. How much do you want to to bet that even the original claim of...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 13th June 2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 94,563
Posted By LightinDarkness
There is a difference between observing the...

There is a difference between observing the meetings of political and business leaders and concluding without evidence that they must be meeting for malicious, conspiracy laden plots against the rest...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 8th June 2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3,491
Views: 493,675
Posted By LightinDarkness
I've been reading the GOODF "success stories"...

I've been reading the GOODF "success stories" forum and as always I just find it hilarious what these fruitcakes think constitutes a success. Here is an example:...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 6th June 2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 94,563
Posted By LightinDarkness
Well, now Childlike has had the opportunity to...

Well, now Childlike has had the opportunity to chime in, and it looks like the answer to your question is absolutely nothing. Four years in and still waiting for a nefarious Bilderberg conspiracy. Oh...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 1st June 2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 94,563
Posted By LightinDarkness
Looks like its time for our annual tradition of...

Looks like its time for our annual tradition of Childlike trying desperately to prove that those in attendance at a Bilderberg meeting just must be up to some malicious conspiracy. Whatever it takes...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 22nd May 2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3,491
Views: 493,675
Posted By LightinDarkness
I submit for your consideration another stunning...

I submit for your consideration another stunning example of a FOTL "success". This comes via someone trying to "discharge" their student loans with bad check which in the soverign movement is known...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 21st May 2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,962
Posted By LightinDarkness
NYT on conspiracy theorist thinking, CTers claim its proof of conspiracy

The New York Times published a brief article on why people believe in conspiracy theories. Its nothing your average JREFer wouldn't know, but its a good summary of where we stand in terms of academic...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 20th May 2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,008
Posted By LightinDarkness
As this is a board for the skeptical discussion...

As this is a board for the skeptical discussion of conspiracy theories and conspiracy theorists, it seems perfectly normal to start threads predicting a conspiracy theorist response to a news event....
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 16th May 2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 27,786
Posted By LightinDarkness
No. All of it is nonsense. Every freeman theory...

No. All of it is nonsense. Every freeman theory is not true. It never has been. Its not even worth engaging with you about this until you realize that the entire thing - ALL OF IT - is completely...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 15th May 2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 27,786
Posted By LightinDarkness
If you really spent this much time "researching"...

If you really spent this much time "researching" freeman insanity, it boggles the mind. Just so were clear here, when you say "research" you mean it in the typical conspiracy theorists sense of only...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 11th May 2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3,491
Views: 493,675
Posted By LightinDarkness
Yes, assuming that the debtor doesn't actively do...

Yes, assuming that the debtor doesn't actively do anything to "reset the SOL clock" by agreeing to a payment plan, after X number of years (varies by state, generally around 7) you can no longer be...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 10th May 2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3,491
Views: 493,675
Posted By LightinDarkness
Can someone who is in the UK give a little bit of...

Can someone who is in the UK give a little bit of perspective to all the claimed get out of debt free forum "successes"? Most of them read like this thread:...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 8th May 2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3,491
Views: 493,675
Posted By LightinDarkness
When you ask them this they will generally ignore...

When you ask them this they will generally ignore you. It doesn't make any sense, does it? Why are banks engaging in this massive diabolical conspiracy to get money that you don't owe them when the...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 8th May 2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 3,491
Views: 493,675
Posted By LightinDarkness
I think you are quite right. What they want you...

I think you are quite right. What they want you to say is to parrot their bizarre belief that somehow money is created by the magic of their signatures, and that when you take out a loan the bank is...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 1st May 2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,420
Posted By LightinDarkness
National Review article destroys Alex Jones, then Jones followers go berserk

I have to admit I am loving all the "attention" Alex Jones is getting, from the left and the right. National Review is a conservative publication, and while its easy for the left to point out Jones...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 29th April 2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,487
Posted By LightinDarkness
Looks like infowars cultists reported it to...

Looks like infowars cultists reported it to youtube to get it removed for "harassment" - isn't it interesting the people whining about how the NWO is out to get them and suppress their speech can't...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 27th April 2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,496
Posted By LightinDarkness
I am so tired of truthers who learn about logical...

I am so tired of truthers who learn about logical fallacies or persuasian techniques in their logic 101 classes and then trip over themselves to try to use them in online forums. They all seem to...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 27th April 2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,674
Posted By LightinDarkness
Example of the Alex Jones dating site: Maybe your...

Example of the Alex Jones dating site: Maybe your a guy looking for a special girl...a special girl who understands the evil, manical plot by Monsanto to kill us all with GMOs. A special girl who...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 27th April 2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,674
Posted By LightinDarkness
Rachel Maddow hilariously slams conspiracy theorists, including infowars dating site

I just saw this and was laughing (sometimes out of sadness/shock at the stupidity) the whole time. Rachel Maddow apparently found out that there is a Alex Jones "Freedom Lovers" dating website, and...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 27th April 2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,228
Posted By LightinDarkness
That book, by the way, is appropriately entitled...

That book, by the way, is appropriately entitled Playing with Fire
http://www.amazon.com/Playing-With-Fire-ebook/dp/B0070S27WE

Its a very well written (and terrifying, for 1st year MPA students)...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 27th April 2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,228
Posted By LightinDarkness
I really don't have an opinion on this, just an...

I really don't have an opinion on this, just an observation. My first graduate degree is a Master of Public Administration, and it comes from one of the top ranked schools for local government...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 24th April 2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,538
Posted By LightinDarkness
This is something I really struggle with. I am...

This is something I really struggle with. I am ideologically opposed to any restriction on speech because I believe anytime someone limits someone elses speech we have set a dangerous precedent. At...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 19th April 2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 179,424
Posted By LightinDarkness
I spent about 5 minutes on GLP/ATS before I...

I spent about 5 minutes on GLP/ATS before I couldn't take it anymore.

Here is what just really gets to me about the conspiracy mongering. No matter what the facts are, its a conspiracy. Before...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 15th April 2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 179,424
Posted By LightinDarkness
"The original and standing rationale is that one...

"The original and standing rationale is that one cannot suppose to be a staunch advocate of free expression without also embracing that which you abhor."

But why do you have to embrace letting...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 15th April 2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 179,424
Posted By LightinDarkness
You are right. My comment was made in haste. Its...

You are right. My comment was made in haste. Its the people on the site that disgust me, not you. I do think that you promotion of conspiracy theories by running the site is morally dubious at best,...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 15th April 2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 179,424
Posted By LightinDarkness
Really, SO? You are scraping the barrel here, and...

Really, SO? You are scraping the barrel here, and its obvious. Out of my entire post, THIS is what you choose to point out? I never said all those themes were currently on ATS, I said:



I even...
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