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Super-Storm Sandy Spawns Plethora of Conspiracy Theories
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/10/30/super-storm-sandy-spawns-plethora-of-conspiracy-theories/

Even before the winds of Hurricane Sandy began to moderate, conspiracy theorists of a variety of bents got busy explaining the real meaning of the storm. Because, of course, ...

David Barton’s Make-Believe Version of American History
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/08/24/david-bartons-make-believe-version-of-american-history/

Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Aug. 20 at the website of Other Words, which publishes progressive editorials and offers them to newspapers around the country.David ...

Lions and Tigers and Fonts, Oh My! Proving the President is a Commie
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/08/02/lions-and-tigers-and-fonts-oh-my-proving-the-president-is-a-commie/

In the smoke-and-mirrors world of the deranged political right, there are plenty of reasons to conclude that President Obama is a “communist.” His father wrote about socialism. ...

Conspiracists Adopt NRA Talking Points on UN Arms Treaty
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/07/19/conspiracists-adopt-nra-talking-points-on-un-arms-treaty/

Nothing spooks antigovernment conspiracy theorists like the United Nations and its international treaties – particularly when it comes to perceived threats to their right ...

FRC Appoints Islamophobic Ex-General as Executive VP
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/07/13/frc-appoints-islamophobic-ex-general-as-executive-vp/

The Family Research Council (FRC), an anti-gay hate group that claims LGBT rights advocates want to “recognize pedophiles as the ‘prophets’ of a new sexual order,” ...

Alabama Public Television Apparently Heading Far Right
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/06/18/alabama-public-television-apparently-heading-far-right/

Lord help us. Alabama Public Television (APT), a voice of reason in a state that often seems to have very little, is apparently succumbing to the crazies.Last week, the two ...

‘God Hates Fags’ Church Preparing Ad for Limbaugh Show
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/03/15/god-hates-fags-church-preparing-ad-for-limbaugh-show/

UPDATE: Late Thursday, Rachel Nelson, public relations director for Premiere Networks, said any ads from Westboro Baptist Church would be rejected. "Premiere Networks is not ...

UN’s Agenda 21 is Seen as Trojan Horse for ‘New World Order’
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/02/06/uns-agenda-21-is-seen-as-trojan-horse-for-new-world-order/

In the last several years, an obscure United Nations accord called Agenda 21 has emerged as something of a unified field theory for the antigovernment movement. On its face, ...

Online ‘Hit List’ Targets Liberals
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/01/25/online-hit-list-targets-liberals/

Anti-liberal propaganda has been ramping up for years. Former Fox News host Glenn Beck, who was cited as an inspiration for at least three rightwing extremists accused of ...

What Occupy Wall Street Was Not
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/11/21/what-occupy-wall-street-was-not/

As the Occupy Wall Street protesters are swept out of their encampments around the nation, many are asking what the movement’s next step will be and if the police actions ...