tinfoilhattery love

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  • It also makes you less susceptible to tinfoilhattery.

    From the “What the Hell?” File « Whatever

  • I'm not one for antigovernment-antiglobalisation-whatever paranoid tinfoilhattery, but in this case it's true.

    Autoblog Green

  • Another is that they ban speculation by topic, according to their definition of tinfoilhattery; by so doing they eliminate many legitimate and perhaps even crucial topics.

    Diatribune - Comments

  • So this is what will happen if McCain doesn't win, eh? tinfoilhattery (bonus narration by computer voice.)

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • I found the amount of tinfoilhattery to be amusing and thought I'd share it with you all.

    MetaFilter

  • So if he can plant a mind virus, a meme that plays on subliminal fears of peoples computers being bugged then blow up any resulting outbreak of conspiracy theories as wildly speculating tinfoilhattery it’s just another day in the office for this Turd.

    Firedoglake » Coinky-dink?

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  • tinhatfoolery

    June 7, 2009

  • Hmm, I would say the more common term is just tinhat(s).

    As in: "The moon landing tinhats are at it again."

    June 7, 2009

  • Tag aarrgghness.

    Edit: kindly rectified by Wenderful.

    June 7, 2009

  • Mocking term for espousing debunked conspiracy theories.

    Referencing those whose tenuous grasp on reality has led them to wearing self-fashioned tin foil hats in public -as a safety precaution against "x-ray waves" from aliens, communists, the government, Rosie O'Donnell, etc.

    Often used in reference to 9/11 theories and people that treat the DaVinci Code as non-fiction (tinfoilhatters, if you must)

    "After reviewing these facts, maybe it can be seen that "loose change" etc. etc. is so much glorified tinfoilhattery."

    June 6, 2009