Finally, a conspiracy theory we can believe in

It’s been said before: just because a great many conspiracy theories are bunkum doesn’t mean that all of them are. Many of us are old enough to remember, for instance, the Watergate scandal, a conspiracy which rocked the U.S. government to its foundations, and seriously damaged public trust in the presidency. There’s also evidence that…

Anti-Semitism: The beating heart of conspiracy theories?

We’ve noted before that a virulent strain of anti-Semitism has been a consistent thread running through the Hampstead “Satanic ritual abuse” hoax. Abraham Christie’s early claims of a global conspiracy of “Talmudic Satanic Sodomites” were only the beginning. We’ve heard anti-Semitic rants and slurs from most of the Hoaxtead mobsters, including but not limited to…

Conspiraloons gather in London for an SRA hoe-down

Earlier this week we discussed the curious case of Dr Rainer Kurz, a chartered occupational psychologist who, despite his lack of clinical experience, has developed a curious sideline in promoting belief in Satanic ritual abuse. According to Dr Kurz, who has been interviewed several times by David Icke associate Richie Allen, he has actually treated…

The Ongoing Adventures of Neelu: The director’s cut

Yesterday we reported that Neelu had been having some sort of contretemps involving bailiffs, a Denver Boot, the police, and an ambulance. However, aside from a short video clip in which Neelu attempts to convince a sceptical bailiff that she’s got it all wrong, that Neelu don’t know nuffin’ ’bout no traffic ticket, we are…

Teach your children: How conspiracy theories damage kids

Late Thursday evening, conspiracy-touting shock jock Alex Jones received some very bad news. As we noted last week, Mr Jones had been involved in a custody battle with his ex-wife, Kelly Jones, over their three children. Just before midnight local time, after nine hours of deliberation by a jury, Mr Jones lost sole custody of…