I came across this interesting blog on Foreign Policy magazine. Thought it, and the comments it generated, might be of interest to readers at 911Blogger.
A blog by the editors of Foreign Policy
After truthers and birthers, deathers?
Posted By Joshua Keating
There's a lot we still don't know about how the death of Osama bin Laden will impact the future of global terrorism and U.S. national security policies, but there's one prediction I feel pretty comfortable making: Large numbers of people are not going to accept that he is dead.
Considering the number of high-ranking officials who have questioned whether bin Laden is alive over the years, Bin Laden's own lies about his locations and activities in his public statements, the number of people who doubt the official story about his signature achievement, and the increasingly decentralized and online nature of al Qaeda supporters, this situation creates a perfect recipe for conspiracy theories.
Blog continues here: http://blog.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2011/05/02/after_truthers_and_birthers_deathers
Glenn Beck's Love-Hate Relationship With 9-11 Truthers
March 25, 2011 10:33 am ET - by Simon Maloy
Glenn Beck has been very hard on 9-11 truthers the past couple of days. He's been beating up on one person in particular, who, as it turns out, isn't actually a truther -- Van Jones.
On Wednesday, Beck said this:
BECK: They may not know the last one, you know, because they didn't know Van Jones was a 9/11 truther, you know? I mean, should we expect the White House to distance himself from Lerner since, you know, he's plotting economic terrorism? I don't know. Maybe we should tell him he's a 9/11 truther. Maybe then they'll distance themselves.
Let me ask you this: Who is letting people in the White House? We had the 9/11 truther who I point out a bigger problem was he was a communist. And now, we got a guy who is plotting economic terrorism. Who else is going through the door of the White House?
Bob Barr on Glenn Beck 06/06/2008 - Part 5:
Covers the Patriot Act, civil liberties, the Second Amendment, border security, the NAU (North American Union), the NAFTA Superhighway, and "9/11 truthers".