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Thread Starter 

"Bring out the 15 hookers and the drugs" sweet sign me up I want to be a globalist

 

post #2 of 133
One of my personal heros is a dude here in Austin named Charlie Sotelo. Back in the day he hosted a public access show called The Show With No Name, whee he just showed different oddball clips that now days you would find on YouTube. Harrison Ford on Letterman promoting Blade Runner. Uncle Goddamn. Charlie's Manson Geraldo interview. That kind of thing. It was a great show. But that's not why he's my hero. He's my hero because back when Alex Jones was doing his show on public access at the same time, they got into some sort of argument at the public access parking lot and Sotelo straight up punched the fool. That is why he has always been one of my heros. I don't even know what the fuck the altercation was about. I don't care. I'm just glad he punched this powdered water selling motherfucker in the face.
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I found out recently that Alex Jones is younger than me. That boggled my mind.
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Hell yes.  Allegedly anyway.  I saw that back in Jon Ronson's thing before he was really big and his wife/marketing director is giving this speal about how much audience he has built on his own, which is a lot for someone of 28.

And I was like "You fuckin' what?"

 

Apparently he has always been your 45 year old overweight crazy uncle who sounds like he has lived on a solid diet of whiskey and cigars for twenty years.

How his mum gave birth to that I don't even know.

post #5 of 133
Rationalwiki's article on Alex Jones is some of their finest work, due in no small part to the enormous archive of Jones material they have to work with and link to.

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Because many of the conspiracy theories he espouses are similar to those passed around on the radical right, he is often lumped in with the conservative talk radio milieu by some mainstream sources. This is something of a mischaracterization. Jones has no discernible political stance aside from all-consuming paranoid rage.
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I only recently learned that Jones was in Waking Life!
post #7 of 133
He needed another thread about Bill Hicks. It's been too long since we talked about him
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Almost every conservative I know over the age of 35 has never heard of Jones (not exactly a scientific study, I know), so they usually wave off any idea that he's influential when I bring him up.  But I know a lot of conservatives, and many of the younger guys who grew up on the Internet think Jones is one of the only truth-tellers out there.  

 

I used to just laugh at Jones.  Yeah, I knew people who thought he was truthful, but my assumption was that his worldview would never reach the mainstream.  But Trump has appeared on Jones' show and even called to thank him after the election.  The Republican Party has allowed Jones to become mainstream, even if his conservative credentials are in question.  Hell, we just saw today that Breitbart's Milo Yiannoupolus is going to be the keynote speaker at CPAC, despite being wary of his own conservatism.  

 

The party is playing a dangerous game on many fronts, and this is one of them.  The infotainment industry of conservatism (or however it's defined nowadays by Jones and whatnot) is clearly winning right now.  If Trump starts tweeting out that people should get their news from InfoWars, that's a "get the toothpaste back in the tube" situation.

post #9 of 133

I don't know why he needs a thread devoted to him outside of the fact that Trump may occasionally parrot some of the wonky bullshit that comes out of his mouth and we already have the Trumpocalypse thread for that, but okay then. If this thread keeps him from coming up in other places, I guess I'll have to take that as a "win" for my sanity.

post #10 of 133
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Originally Posted by mcnooj82 View Post

I only recently learned that Jones was in Waking Life!

For a half second, before I found out who he was, I thought he was an interesting presence based on that scene and his rant in A Scanner Darkly.
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I only recently learned that Jones was in Waking Life!

He was great in that! Bullhorn and all.
post #12 of 133
That was Alex Jones in a Scanner Darkly? Wow.
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Originally Posted by Turingmachine75 View Post

For a half second, before I found out who he was, I thought he was an interesting presence based on that scene and his rant in A Scanner Darkly.

He is an interesting presence. What he is not is a credible source of news, political analysis or rational thought.
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I like checking out conspiracy theories from time to time, and always assumed Jones would be a "power to the people", "down with the powers that be" kind of guy, which is what makes his pro Trump, anti protester stance so strange.

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Originally Posted by Turingmachine75 View Post

For a half second, before I found out who he was, I thought he was an interesting presence based on that scene and his rant in A Scanner Darkly.

I suspect Linklater gave him those cameos as just a local oddball "personality" in Austin. Until this past election, those appearances were my only exposure to the guy. (Too bad I couldn't have kept it that way.)
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Originally Posted by t3cii View Post

I like checking out conspiracy theories from time to time, and always assumed Jones would be a "power to the people", "down with the powers that be" kind of guy, which is what makes his pro Trump, anti protester stance so strange.

Nope. He may have started as that back in his public access days. But now he is straight up conspiracy theory, throw everything against the wall, and see if anything sticks, pander to the gullible and mentally ill if it makes me an extra buck kind of guy. He is the worst kind of bottom feeding shit sipper around.
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Will any of you admit that Pizzagate is starting to seem kind of fucked up?
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I've yet to see anything to suggest there's any more substance to pizzagate than there was to climategate.  But by all means thrill me.

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Originally Posted by Carnotaur3 View Post

Will any of you admit that Pizzagate is starting to seem kind of fucked up?

 

Please clarify this.

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What is pizza gate? This is a new one for me
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It made headlines because of this:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/local/wp/2016/12/04/d-c-police-respond-to-report-of-a-man-with-a-gun-at-comet-ping-pong-restaurant/?utm_term=.4b1f03b7e646

 

Which is interesting because there's any number of ludicrous stories circling around the Jones-o-sphere and beyond at any given time that would really demand action from people if they were true.  But generally people seem happy to accept a casual belief in truly horrifying shit  without it turning them into paranoid hermits or vigilantes  (like, I don't know, say FEMA are secretly planning to exterminate half the population of the continental US and have all the coffins ready.  Sandy Hook was staged but children were actually murdered as part of an exercise that was ultimately about tightening gun laws and federal control.  These things make some people act stalkey or weird, but really if you truly accept the truth of this stuff you're no longer talking about regular old cynicism.  You should be taking some sort of direct action.  Yet nearly every follower does not)  .

 

Well here someone finally did.  Buzzfeed broke down the growth of the story somewhat

https://www.buzzfeed.com/craigsilverman/fever-swamp-election?utm_term=.yeLmdEMQD#.hkYQwmXY9

 

Since then, of course, there has been many unable to let go and plenty of whispers of 'new evidence' and a sort of "Well they jumped the gun (yuk yuk) but that doesn't mean it's not true" kind of stuff.  So it might be back.

post #22 of 133

Reality Check's story on Pizzagate

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GZFHLAcG8A

 

The instagram photos from Comet Ping Pong Pizza Owner's account are kind of disturbing and weird. 

 

This video covers a lot of the (circumstantial) evidence: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6vvx2rHid0

Granted some of this video goes a bit far, so of course, grain of salt. 


Edited by Carnotaur3 - 2/19/17 at 10:18am
post #23 of 133

"Why haven't the authorities investigated?!" he drops, with a hefty wink at the end there. It's not the most outre video on the subject but putting that in after a bunch of vague and non-incriminating details, which he himself admits, is pure Glen Beckery.  Good grief, where would there be anything resembling probable cause in that lot.

 

So many of these things begin with face value acceptance of supposed FBI pedophilia network codes which is apparently universally accepted by the Paedophile board of governors by right as of the vote taken at the International Paedophile congress and entered into law as An Act For The Reference of Sex with Children to be Disguised as Food (1992).

 

Now, even if there's some substance to this (and I haven't run into anything clear except screencaps from 4chan/8chan so far)  the problem that ought to leap out at people is that words for food being code for paedophilic behaviour also still mean food most of the time.  Except when these people use them of course.  And the reason we think these people using these words means paedophile stuff and not food is because you see there's this code that pedophiles use...

 

There's a barely concealed old fashioned Gay Panic at work in all of this stuff too and it's really kind of amazing to see it  and the date isn't 1989 or something.

This guy runs this pizza shop and he's gay and he's politically connected and he's into weird art and burlesque and has weird friends.  But he likes children and pictures of his friends children and so forth.  Why? Why would this man be interested in children?  What does he want with these children?!

 

A video with some recontextualising of the original emails and other things.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2OrX0U4qwTM

 

Not everything, but gives an idea of the flavor of thinking that underpins a lot of this evidence.

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Thanks for the counter video, Muzman.  Checking it out now.

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I'm not sure how long Hayden Panettiere has been on the chemtrails trail, but this tweet sure got some traction this afternoon:

 

https://twitter.com/haydenpanettier/status/843208753084317696

post #27 of 133

To be honest, I always thought Alex Jones was actually someone like that FBI guy who posed as a right wing conspiracy theorist for years as a double agent.

Now I know there is no way that bucket over his shoulders can hold more than one insane mind/personality.

Remember when all the crazies were just out there in their HAM Radios?

post #28 of 133

Save the chemtrails, save the world!

 

Although the exhalations I have while walking my dog at 5 in the morning may admittedly have traces have traces of C2H60 in them.

post #29 of 133
Thread Starter 

Thanks to Reasor we have this potentially Earth shattering development reported by the Austin American-Statesman:

 

Previously posted by Reasor:

 

Alex Jones' ex-wife is suing him for custody of their kids. Her argument is that Jones' on-air persona is the real him. His counterargument, which he'll be asserting in a court of law, is that his entire act is bullshit for the rubes. Link goes to the local Austin, Texas newspaper covering the story on the ground.

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Rubes: He has to say that in order to protect himself from the globalists and his Illuminati-loving, traitor whore wife! It's 4-dimensional chess!

 

There. I wrote their script for them. 

post #31 of 133
Why would you have kids with that fucking ghoul?
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It's ok.  They're not real kids.  They're crisis actors.

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The ridiculous thing is they promote small town values, but then, nope, all the police parents, coroners, kids etc. were in on it.  I'm from a similar town in Connecticut, and my parents recently had a small house fire.  The chief, well basically the entire department, showed up, and the exchange went along the lines of "Holy crap, this is your house John?"  "Unfortunately, and I've managed to put it out, so, i'm begging you Charlie, don't use water."  But clearly they were all crisis actors.

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reporter is tweeting info about the AJones trial...

 

AJones custody trial


Edited by VTRan - 4/18/17 at 12:31pm
post #35 of 133
Jones has since done a segment on his show, in response to this specific story, reassuring his fans that he's not really fake and that anyone who says otherwise is a New World Order stooge.
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So, I'm guessing he doesn't really want custody of his kids....?

post #37 of 133
He forgot what grades his kids are in because he ate a bowl of chili.

This is entertaining as hell.
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He took his clothes off at a family therapy session?

post #39 of 133
Thread Starter 

Hahaha!

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 Hopefully this thread will document Jones FINALLY leaving the public consciousness.

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By continuing to talk about him here?
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He took his clothes off at a family therapy session?

 

"That's one hell of an act.  What do you call it?"

 

"The Aristocrats!"

post #43 of 133
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By continuing to talk about him here?


I was thinking more along the lines of no more Info Wars means no more people screaming about false flag attacks at press conferences. That did happen after the Boston Marathon bombing.

post #44 of 133

InfoWars isn't going anywhere.  The kind of people that follow him probably already believe the whole "Performance Artist" thing is a liberal conspiracy to try to discredit him and bring him down.  If anything, this will rally and strengthen his supporters.

post #45 of 133

In a modern society like this someone like Jones was inevitable.  He simply caters to mentally exhausted people who realize the fraudulence of the system but can only express it through science fiction idealism like UFOs and big brother paranoia like Government intelligence black ops.  To be fair, our beyond broken government institutions don't do themselves any favors.

post #46 of 133
Dr. Sherry (therapist) being questioned in court about Alex Jones taking his shirt off during a family therapy session "it's a rare thing 2 have happened"


Jesus.
post #47 of 133

I still remember that time I ate a bowl of chili and forgot how to wear pants.

post #48 of 133
Wearing pants while eating chili is just setting yourself up for problems later on.
post #49 of 133

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones loses primary custody of his kids

 

While this could be considered a not-so-funny story, there is dark humor to be found...

 

post #50 of 133
Yeah this whole thing makes me happier than it should. I guess I'm more sadistic than I thought.
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