The importance of circumspection

Cybersecurity is, along with many other things, not my forte. So if I get terms wrong here or otherwise screw up, please leave some constructive criticism in the comments. The story of this weekend was the release of almost 20,000 emails hacked from the Democratic National Committee’s servers by…somebody (we’re getting to that) at some… Continue reading The importance of circumspection

Who’s going to take responsibility?

For the second day in a row, some guy in Mississippi (probably the same guy both times, who may have been taken into custody a short time ago) has fired shots in the general vicinity of a military facility, Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg, where “Jade Helm 15” exercises were going on. If you don’t know… Continue reading Who’s going to take responsibility?

Conspiracy theory faceoff

Ever since I got the first whiff of the emerging right-wing conspiracy around the military’s Jade Helm 15 training exercise, I have gone to great lengths to avoid hearing, seeing, reading about, or otherwise coming into contact with any mention of the whole story. There’s just nothing to it. We’re talking about a group of… Continue reading Conspiracy theory faceoff

Breakthroughs in conspiracy theorizing

It must be quite something to concoct a 9/11-truther conspiracy theory so ludicrous that other 9/11-truthers insist it must be a false flag operation meant to discredit the entire 9/11-truther industry. But somebody has managed to hurdle that bar: I know it is preposterous to claim that the WTC was brought down by nukes but… Continue reading Breakthroughs in conspiracy theorizing