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The use of Conspiracy Theory by Politicians: “Climate Truthers: Why Global Warming Deniers Are Conspiracy Theorists, Not Rational Skeptics” By Sahil Kapur

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sahil-kapur/climate-truthers-why-glob_1_b_869294.html The United States is experiencing a golden era of conspiracy theories. From the 9/11 Truthers to the Obama Birthers to the Trig Birthers and, most recently, the bin Laden Deathers, alternate theories of reality are alive and thriving on … Continue reading

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Why Trutherism Lives On! The 9/11 conspiracy movement has faded, but the conspiracy theory will never die By Jeremy Stahl

http://www.slate.com/id/2302853/ When Navy SEALs killed Osama Bin Laden in a nighttime raid on May 2, many in the media wondered whether a new conspiracy group of “deathers” would rise up to replace the recently deflated bubble of “birthers.” The number … Continue reading

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