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June 14, 2005

Terrific: Former "Bush Team Member" Claims WTC Destroyed By "Controlled" (i.e., Government-executed) Demolition

The Bush team has its own Ramsey Clarke.

There's a certain madness to conspiracy-theorizing, of course. And that madness is ego-driven. From time immemorial, self-deluded charlatans have believed themselves possessed of Secret Knoweldge that made them special, made them superior to their fellow men.

Conspiracy-theorists seem to be of a similar psychological type, same as serial killers are. They're smart, but not stand-out smart, sort of smarter than average but not smart enough to achieve any sort of undeniable success. And their frustration over that -- the knowledge that while they are smart, others are smarter, and they'll never be big leagues -- compells them to invent fantasy worlds only they understand and thereby prove their superiority over their friends and co-workers and bosses.

Old Conspiracy Movie Trivia: What joke did Sam Waterston tell in Capricorn One just before he was caught by government agents? The punchline is enough. You don't have to tell the whole long joke.


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