Alex Jones: Screaming Baby at Trump Rally Was "Probably a Plant"

Andy Cush · 08/03/16 02:52PM

By now, you suckers have probably heard all about the supposed “controversy” involving a screaming baby at a Donald Trump campaign event in Virginia. You’ve probably slurped up all the mainstream media’s glop about the baby, and are ready to pass judgement on Donald Trump. But Alex Jones has the real truth: That baby was a crisis actor.

Armed Agents of the State Escort Alex Jones Away From Shouty Communists

Brendan O'Connor · 07/19/16 08:15PM

CLEVELAND — It’s getting warmer here at the Republican National Convention, and tensions are rising. On Tuesday afternoon, right-wing conspiracy theorist and radio host Alex Jones strode into a crowd gathered in Cleveland’s Public Square, drawing the attention of Trump supporters, the media, and members of the Revolutionary Communist Party, who screamed in his face: “Off our streets, Nazi scum.” Caught in a scuffle on the stone steps leading up to the speaker podium at the south end of the square, Jones was quickly and unceremoniously ushered out of the scrum by police.

Why Is Alex Jones Scared of Gawker's Pokémon Go Questions?

Ashley Feinberg · 07/19/16 04:55PM

CLEVELAND — Earlier this week, Infowars radio host Alex Jones slammed Karl Rove for refusing to answer a few simple questions. Except now, Alex Jones is using the same shameful evasive maneuvers that so sickened him before. Alex—why are you so scared of Gawker’s questions about Pokémon Go?

Alex Jones: Trump University Judge Is Basically a Hispanic KKK Leader

Ashley Feinberg · 06/06/16 10:25AM

Alex Jones’s paranoid rantings have always been fun, sure, but they never really held any real world significance. Now that our presumptive Republican nominee gets a good portion of his news from Jones and others like him, though, it actually matters when these radio crackpots say things like, oh, “this [Trump University] judge is the equivalent of a Hispanic grand dragon,” for instance.

Ron Paul's MH17 Theories Are Crazy Even for Ron Paul

Adam Weinstein · 07/21/14 04:48PM

If Ron Paul never runs for president again, he can always get an anchor gig on RT. The patriotic American's latest "Texas Straight Talk" column is a Putin paean to all the ways in which the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was America's fault.

BBC Interview with Alex Jones Ends with Host Calling Him a Crazy Idiot

Cord Jefferson · 06/10/13 03:25PM

The always hermetic Bilderberg Group is currently holding its annual meeting in England, thus making it the perfect time for the BBC to host America's foremost raving lunatic, Alex Jones, purveyor of foil-hat-making message board

Alex Jones Is a Tornado Truther Because, Obviously

Max Rivlin-Nadler · 05/22/13 07:36AM

Yesterday, we explored the wild reality of Tornado Truthers, who believe that massive storms are created by the HAARP antenna farm in Alaska (HAARP is actually a research station to communicate with aliens living underground — only fools think otherwise). Still, the whole affair was missing the input of King Nut himself, Alex Jones. Well, guess what? He's down.

Accused Marathon Bomber Influenced by Infowars

Max Read · 04/23/13 05:20PM

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was a fan of Infowars, the conspiracy-theory website operated by Texas radio host Alex Jones, the AP reports.

'1776 Will Commence Again If You Try to Take Our Firearms!': Watch Alex Jones Lose His Mind on Piers Morgan's Show

Taylor Berman · 01/07/13 11:19PM

Hours after he was arrested for refusing to take off his shoes at a TSA checkpoint, Alex Jones lost his damn mind during an interview with Piers Morgan on Monday night. Jones, the conspiracy mad radio host who helped start the petition to have Morgan deported for his gun control advocacy, said all sorts of amazing insane stuff — it definitely merits watching in full — but here are some highlights.

The Stars of 9/11: Where Are They Now?

Lauri Apple · 09/10/11 11:18AM

The September 11 attacks placed all kinds of characters—some sinister, some sympathetic—in the public eye, both making careers and ending others. It helped conspiracy theorists attract followings, terrorists earn life sentences, rescue dogs win medals, and patriotic country music stars gain crossover fans. Let's check in with some of the folks (and dogs) for whom 9/11 became a watershed personal branding moment, whether they intended it to or not.