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Old 21st May 2013, 04:34 PM   #1
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Alex Jones - Oh Come on

N.B. If this wants to be in CS, that's ok, but I'm not planning on discussing the sick theory presented here, just asking how this guy keeps an audience.

http://mediamatters.org/blog/2013/05...er-weap/194167

The tornados, he says, were a gummint weapon. What?
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Old 21st May 2013, 04:36 PM   #2
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Yes, it was the Halliburton Hurricane machine.
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Old 21st May 2013, 04:40 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by applecorped View Post
Yes, it was the Halliburton Hurricane machine.
Really? Somebody said THAT?
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Old 21st May 2013, 04:42 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by applecorped View Post
Yes, it was the Halliburton Hurricane machine.
Not HAARP?
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Old 21st May 2013, 04:45 PM   #5
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The tornados, he says, were a gummint weapon. What?
Right, Alex. It's very suspicious when tornadoes hit a state that has been hit by multiple tornadoes every year since 1950.

(I'm not trying to downplay the recent deaths, I'm just saying that these aren't the first tornadoes in the history of Oklahoma.)
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Old 21st May 2013, 05:04 PM   #6
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How does this guy keep his audience of believers? Somebody tell me that, ok?
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Old 21st May 2013, 05:26 PM   #7
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No idea, sadly for me I work with two very smart yet stupid people who believe this kind of garbage....
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Old 21st May 2013, 05:39 PM   #8
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If the government controls the weather then why did Obama force those poor marines to hold umbrellas at that press conference (or whatever it was) instead of just turning off the weather machine? What a cruel SOB!
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Old 21st May 2013, 06:14 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by jj View Post
How does this guy keep his audience of believers? Somebody tell me that, ok?
How many minutes have passed since showmen discovered that "there's a sucker born every minute"?
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Old 21st May 2013, 10:51 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by bob_kark View Post
If the government controls the weather then why did Obama force those poor marines to hold umbrellas at that press conference (or whatever it was) instead of just turning off the weather machine? What a cruel SOB!
Because the NWO loves to leave hints around. Had we have read the signs we would have realised the next attack would be weather based so the gubnint can confiscate our wind.
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Old 22nd May 2013, 12:25 AM   #11
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Should be in conspiracy theories forum.
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Old 22nd May 2013, 12:50 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Brainster View Post
Should be in conspiracy theories forum.
So, how this guy keeps an audience is a conspiracy theory? Please explain in detail.
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Old 22nd May 2013, 01:48 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by jj View Post
So, how this guy keeps an audience is a conspiracy theory? Please explain in detail.
The fluoride in the water makes AJ's audience susceptible to conspiracy theories.

That, or Chemtrails.
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If the government controls the weather then why did Obama force those poor marines to hold umbrellas at that press conference (or whatever it was) instead of just turning off the weather machine? What a cruel SOB!
as Beck told us, Obama hates White People.
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Old 22nd May 2013, 06:23 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by jj View Post
So, how this guy keeps an audience is a conspiracy theory? Please explain in detail.
Alex Jones is a conspiracy theorist. He's a 9/11 Truther, a Birther and "every bad thing that happens is part of a giant global conspiracy to do... something..."

We have dozens of threads about in in the CT forum.
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Originally Posted by LaurelHS View Post
Right, Alex. It's very suspicious when tornadoes hit a state that has been hit by multiple tornadoes every year since 1950.

(I'm not trying to downplay the recent deaths, I'm just saying that these aren't the first tornadoes in the history of Oklahoma.)
This is also not new behavior for Jones and his brand of asshat. IIRC, people were screaming conspiracy/HAARP over the earthquake/tsunami in Fukushima, when seismic activity is fairly common there.
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Old 22nd May 2013, 08:21 AM   #17
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I think the reptilians are sending out a signal that disrupts the brain patterns of normal people rendering them incapable of believing Alex Jones' Truths. The ones who do believe Alex Jones possess extraordinary brains that give them immunity from the reptilian signal.
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Originally Posted by Tony View Post
I think the reptilians are sending out a signal that disrupts the brain patterns of normal people rendering them incapable of believing Alex Jones' Truths. The ones who do believe Alex Jones possess extraordinary brains that give them immunity from the reptilian signal.
Wait. Are you suggesting that mankind's only hope is Roddy Piper finding a box of sunglasses?


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Originally Posted by jj View Post
So, how this guy keeps an audience is a conspiracy theory? Please explain in detail.
Irony. About the Benghazi hearings in Congress:

"I hope this conversation is over. Any further discussion really belongs in conspiracy theories, although the accidental conspiracy on the part of several agencies to shift the blame hither and yon makes it a different kind of conspiracy theory."

lolz
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Originally Posted by Ladewig View Post
Wait. Are you suggesting that mankind's only hope is Roddy Piper finding a box of sunglasses?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wp_K8prLfso
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Originally Posted by Ladewig View Post
Wait. Are you suggesting that mankind's only hope is Roddy Piper finding a box of sunglasses?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wp_K8prLfso
That's something a reptilian would say. I see your avatar reptilian! Don't think your mind control device has worked on me!!
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What amuses me about Alex is what a poltical whore he is. He will swing to the left or the right depending on where the suckers are this week. During the Bush Administration he did a great deal of hobnobbing with with fringe left wing leaders, now he is doing it with fringe right wing leaders.
As somone said a couple of years ago, if Ron Paul was elected president, Alex would immediately "Prove" that Paul was a tool of the Illuminati....
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That's something a reptilian would say. I see your avatar reptilian! Don't think your mind control device has worked on me!!
There are no such things as Reptilians.They are a diversion created by The Skrulls....
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
What amuses me about Alex is what a poltical whore he is. He will swing to the left or the right depending on where the suckers are this week. During the Bush Administration he did a great deal of hobnobbing with with fringe left wing leaders, now he is doing it with fringe right wing leaders.
As somone said a couple of years ago, if Ron Paul was elected president, Alex would immediately "Prove" that Paul was a tool of the Illuminati....
It is telling that he didn't get the level of exposure he's had these last few years until he stared pandering to the right.
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That's something a reptilian would say. I see your avatar reptilian! Don't think your mind control device has worked on me!!
No! No!
My avatar is Natale Portman. You are getting sleepy. Natale Portman.
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
What amuses me about Alex is what a poltical whore he is. He will swing to the left or the right depending on where the suckers are this week. During the Bush Administration he did a great deal of hobnobbing with with fringe left wing leaders, now he is doing it with fringe right wing leaders.
As somone said a couple of years ago, if Ron Paul was elected president, Alex would immediately "Prove" that Paul was a tool of the Illuminati....
Well, to be fair about it, if Ron Paul were elected president, then the Illuminati might be the most rational explanation.
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Originally Posted by jj View Post
N.B. If this wants to be in CS, that's ok, but I'm not planning on discussing the sick theory presented here, just asking how this guy keeps an audience.

http://mediamatters.org/blog/2013/05...er-weap/194167

The tornados, he says, were a gummint weapon. What?
Well, given all the other stuff that appears on Prison Planet and that Alex Jones has spouted in the past, isn't it asking a bit much to think that his regular readers followers would only now think, "I can't buy this!"

These days I think there is no point reading Alex Jones to be outraged by his ridiculous theories.
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First...how can people stand to listen to ths guy? I know, right-wing kooks like Limbaugh or Hannity supposedly are easy to listen to, but Alex Jones has quite possibly the most annoying voice I can imagine.

Second, um, what? I like how he just rattles off agencies that are supposedly in on the conspiracy . "The NSA, the National Weather Service, GLAAD, Cobra, the Decepticons...blah blah blah!" Jones is a pretty god look into the mind of a lunatic, I guess, but he's less than useless, aside from that.

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No! No!
My avatar is Natale Portman. You are getting sleepy. Natale Portman.
Ohh Natale, what big teeth you have!
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The tornados, he says, were a gummint weapon. What?
Yikes. In another thread I was joking about Alex Jones and thought I was just making up that he thought that.

I guess it's impossible to insult the guy by falsely attributing bizarre and irrational CT beliefs to him, because there is pretty much no CT so bizarre and irrational that he wouldn't believe it!
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How does this guy keep his audience of believers? Somebody tell me that, ok?
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Well, given all the other stuff that appears on Prison Planet and that Alex Jones has spouted in the past, isn't it asking a bit much to think that his regular readers followers would only now think, "I can't buy this!"
Even though we have antipsychotic drugs effective at controlling delusional and paranoid thinking, compliance is difficult.

(That is, I think the reason they buy his bizarre ideas is that they too are off their meds.)
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(That is, I think the reason they buy his bizarre ideas is that they too are off their meds.)
I don't really like that expression. There are plenty of parts of the world where very few people spend their lives medicated on anti-psychotic drugs and yet those places don't seem to have widely popular conspiracy theorists.

Maybe instead, they are actually on drugs, which is why their brains have rotted.
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It is telling that he didn't get the level of exposure he's had these last few years until he stared pandering to the right.
Alex had LOTS of exposure in the early 2000's, and was the Darling of the 9/11 Truth Movement (which for the most part was dominated by Fringe elements of The Left) for a while. He went into decline, and then,after the election of Obama,moved back into prominence by catering to the militant right. Alex will cater to whoever he thinks he can sell his garbage to.
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If the government controls the weather then why did Obama force those poor marines to hold umbrellas at that press conference (or whatever it was) instead of just turning off the weather machine? What a cruel SOB!
Dammit, man; Benghazi!

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as Beck told us, Obama hates White People.
Dammit, man; FEMA camps!
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This Alex Jones thread in the conspiracy forum, no you'd need a mental illness forum.
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