Study: Conspiracy theory believers tend to endorse other unsubstantiated beliefs as well

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that salon article was written August 15, 2017
And?
this is from page 44 of the Mueller report

Ima go with Mueller 2019 over Salon 2017
Which means that Binney's objections to the 'Russian hacking narrative' was out there and more crucial: was backed up with a claim based on hard physical evidence, which was ignored by Mueller and the Democrats, who disregarded all of the scandals and rumors about Trump The Businessman to focus on Russian connections...real or invented! Neither Mueller nor any of his team bothered to talk to Binney and other VIPS detractors or renegade journalists like Glenn Greenwald, Max Blumenthal or Aaron Maté (who lost two jobs for demanding evidence from Russiagate proponents like the Guardian's Luke Harding) and when the Mueller Report was released, the reasons were obvious! It was a carefully woven case constructed on conjectures and claims not backed up with hard evidence/ just statements of fact with assurances of the most powerful and evil operators in government agencies who draw black lines through any claimed evidences because it's "classified."

With the revelations coming in from independent investigators of the 10 year long Epstein Scandal of how the ruling classes function and deal with each other away from public, we have a clearer picture of how the oligarch class act in discreet ways to fight each other on terms that will not reveal the levels of greed and depravity of the majority of the ruling class. So, they try to find Russian links to Trump and disregard everything else that shows Donald Trump was mobbed up as soon as he stepped on the public stage as a representative of the new class of superrich who have everything. For instance, Trump was shaking hands and making money-laundering financing deals with Italian and Jewish underworld long before he met his first Russian mobster! Why didn't the Clintons or any of the Republicans Trump knocked off the state previously ever focus his mob connections? They likely have their own, and they already understand the rules of the game mean not betraying how the game is played while they carry on their political quarreling.

*The Russia focus is being done for reasons that are becoming obvious now! Whether Trump is president, or some approved Democrat "alternative" the real powers beneath elected government, have decided long ago to end all programs of nuclear non-proliferation (tearing up ABM Treaty in 2002) and ramp up all military spending and resources for the new Cold War/hot war with Russia and China. War On Terror was just an amusing detour to shred civil rights and personal freedoms. Now, we're back in the age of Big Power Conflict, and at a time when such conflict will be more unavoidable than it ever was in the 50's or 60's. This stupid crap that Trump works for Putin goes on while the lapsing of the latest treaty (Intermediate Range) has revealed both Russia and the US (cause of blabbermouth Trump on Twitter again) are busy at work designing and testing nuclear powered missiles that have unlimited range and are too evasive to shoot down.......life will end on Planet Earth without any of us knowing what happened! As for America's elected leaders, Tulsi Gabbard is the only one who has even tried to draw public attention to the risks of instant annihilation!! Pointing out that the false alarm given to residents of her home state - Hawaii two years ago of an incoming ICBM only gave 30 minutes warning and ordered residents to "Take Shelter".....but where?

sad thing is, the people who refuse to read the Mueller report are the ones who need to read it the most
So, when was Robert Mueller declared the liberal Jesus? A case for Trump's impeachment could have beeen built on violations of the Emoluments Clause, refusal to release full personal and business tax information, mob financing for his hotel casinos, or many witnesses who've come forward and tried to come forward about sexual crimes and violations he's been involved in. Yet everything that doesn't have Russia or Putin in the byline is ignored and churned over as rumors.
 
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yeahs sorry, I'm still going to trust Robert S. Mueller over some conspiracy theorist on the internet (who hasn't even read the Mueller Report, but whines about it constantly)
 
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yeahs sorry, I'm still going to trust Robert S. Mueller over some conspiracy theorist on the internet (who hasn't even read the Mueller Report, but whines about it constantly)
OH brother! You just single-handedly flipped R2L's "ON" switch. Quick! Call up Billy Barr cuz he'll need to redact at least HALF of what's been presented with assuredly more to come. LOL
 
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I swear the only people I ever see whining about a "Trump Russia Collusion Hoax" are trumpers
That is because you want the three years of lies to disappear like it never happened. The Russia hoax destroyed the MSM's credibility and it is not coming back anytime soon. You made the bed, lie in it.
 
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Mueller had no say in the matter. Barr promptly quashed the Mueller report and further he stated, essentially, "nothing to see here...move along". Dummies believe Trump when he says he was exonerated, and ONLY dummies.
It was Mueller's report. Mueller stated that it was Barr's decision, not his, to make. Only dummies would believe that there was anything in that report that rose to the level of criminal collusion (conspiracy). But that does not stop the dummies from regurgitating the Liberal lies. What he hell did Barr quash?
 
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Your statement shows you didn't read the Mueller report.
You need to.

Are you okay with a POTUS committing Obstruction of Justice?
Do you think that is behavior we should just see as acceptable and without repercussion?



It is painfully apparent that the right trying to fixate on Mueller's "performance" is an attempt to obfuscate away from the actual report findings.
Trump's obstruction of justice must not have happened (and the right doesn't need to talk about it) because they denigrate Mueller...
:rolleyes:
What, obstruction of justice are you referring to?
 
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Study: Conspiracy theory believers tend to endorse other unsubstantiated beliefs as well

Trump taps into this. It amazes me how Trump can toss out a claim he provides no substantiation to, but he is in a position to provide such evidence if it actually existed.
Trump tapped into it? I'd say the MSM and the Liberals tapped into it. If nothing else, the Russian hoax taught us that. An investigation of a president built on lies and distortions. It was not just the Mueller report that taught us that, it was many investigation that told us the hoax was being perpetrated by the FBI.
 
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Education is merely a passing on of knowledge, good, bad and indifferent- all knowledge evolves and any education (outside the sciences) that doesn't pass on the Truth is founded in hearsay- the Truth is, all men are created equal and have certain unalienable rights- among these are the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness- what was true yesterday, is true today and will be true tomorrow- all other knowledge will evolve or go away the same as most other information to be forgotten in time.
 

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Education is merely a passing on of knowledge, good, bad and indifferent- all knowledge evolves and any education (outside the sciences) that doesn't pass on the Truth is founded in hearsay- the Truth is, all men are created equal and have certain unalienable rights- among these are the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness- what was true yesterday, is true today and will be true tomorrow- all other knowledge will evolve or go away the same as most other information to be forgotten in time.
I disagree. A complete education includes instilling logic, reasoning and analytical study.
 
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I disagree. A complete education includes instilling logic, reasoning and analytical study.
Disagree all you want- nobody said anything about a "complete" education- we can start with reading what's written in the hopes of instilling reading comprehension-

I repeat: Education is merely a passing on of knowledge, good, bad and indifferent- all knowledge evolves and any education (outside the sciences) that doesn't pass on the Truth is founded in hearsay- the Truth is, all men are created equal and have certain unalienable rights- among these are the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness- what was true yesterday, is true today and will be true tomorrow- all other knowledge will evolve or go away the same as most other information to be forgotten in time.

Logic can't be instilled- it evolves from reasoning and analytical study- note, evolves- that was true yesterday, it's true today and it will be true tomorrow-
Reasoning has to be understood for what it is- a sound explanation for an action or thought-
Analysis can be subjective or objective- both evolve from having knowledge transferred (passed on), orally, or through reading, or videos, movies, cartoons, comic books, etc., all of which can be and often are tainted with opinion- observation can lead to an objective analysis IF everything observed is all inclusive- otherwise it's subjective = opinion of observations = anecdotal, not empirical- those traits can evolve but will never have a solid foundation, so they will pass into nothingness, be forgotten and misrepresented into oblivion- Truth is constant.