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Where the Hoaxes Live: the overlapping Geography of Obama Urban Legends

Google Correlate is a new research tool used to find out where in the United States the entry of certain search terms is concentrated, and which search terms’ levels of popularity are correlated with one another across the 50 states. The first idea is pretty straightforward: where are people more or less likely to be [...]

Obama Uses Hypnosis Rays To Beguile You?

What Wil Horton and his anonymous co-conspirator are doing is playing upon fearful ignorance about human psychology. They know that many Americans are afraid that hypnosis gives some people the ability to control other people at will. They know many Americans think of hypnosis as a magical, mystical power. [...]

Anti-Obama Conspiracy Theories Get Bizarre Beyond Bizarre

It seems that some of them could only come up with one explanation: In order to defeat Ron Paul the Messiah, Barack Obama must be the Antichrist, sent by Satan himself to make Ron Paul look irrelevant. [...]