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easyDNS CEO, Career Contrarian & AntiGuru

Category Archives: Nutjob Watch

I stand corrected.

It looks like I made a poor choice of an examples in my How To Detect a net.myth in 4 easy steps post the other day.

The original article in American Conservative magazine is available from their website here, so the article itself is real. I must have overlooked it the first couple times I was on the website.

In tracking down an “original sighting” of the article I left a message in Larouche Publications general mailbox after reading their Guns of August press release on the matter. Anton Chaiktin was kind enough to return my call this morning … Read the rest

Can’t time the market? Try timing terrorism or earthquakes. Aug 6th and 9th loom.

I’ve been picking up some chatter from the fringe of a “terrorist event” on Aug 6 or Aug 9, having to do with a “dirty bomb” or a suitcase nuke detonation in commeration of the A-bomb’s on Nagasaki and Hiroshima. The first I’ve heard of it laid it on a politically extremist splinter group of the Japanese Yakuza: payback after 60 years. Others are calling it “the next false flag” op, and lot of readers in some places are reading a lot of “meaning” into the 9-stripe US flags behind Bush at his Fort Bragg speech, portending ominous events to … Read the rest

How to detect a net.myth in 4 easy steps.

I’ve mentioned George Ure’s UrbanSurvival many times here. Always interesting, one of my daily rituals is to read it while I eat lunch at my desk. The problem when you make your mainstay exploring the wider fringes of culture, technology and economics is a lack of third-party verification on many things. George falls prey to this from time to time.

Take this week’s report that Dick Cheney has asked StratCom to game out an attack on Iran in the event of “9/11: the sequel”, whether Iran was involved or not. Truly chilling stuff.

“The Pentagon, acting under instructions from

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The new four letter F-word is: FAIL

Apparently there is an initiative underway in the UK to drop the use of the word “fail” for children who don’t pass onto the next grade, in favour of “deferred success”.

This makes all the sense in the world if we want to train our children that life is always fair and that everyone succeeds (even when they don’t). With the pervasiveness of political double-speak in the world, where politicians say one thing, do another and then revise what they say they said or redfine the meaning of what they claim to have meant when they said it, then it … Read the rest

Prediction: June 6, 2006 conspiracy theories to surface

I noticed this on the plane out here on monday, I looked at my phone and saw the date: 06/06/05. It occurred to me that next year the MM/DD/YY date strings on all devices worldwde will read 06/06/06.

This is all it takes: wait for a conspiracy theory to emerge around this date, it will be singled out as some sort of seminal moment in human history: WWIII will start, asteroid hit, coup d’etat and imposition of martial law in the US, suitcase nuke somewhere, we’re waiting for the “what” gets predicted to happen on that day, not “if” a … Read the rest

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