Alex Jones: Charleston a False Flag Operation to Start a Race War

Conspiracy monger Alex Jones predictably says that the murder of nine members of a black church in Charleston by a white supremacist is a false flag operation by Obama to trigger a race war. Of course, Alex Jones thinks that juice boxes turns kids gay and that this month’s featured sandwich at Subway is part of a secret Illuminati plot.

Alex Jones hosted anti-choice activist Clenard Childress on his “Infowars” program yesterday to discuss the Charleston church shooting, which the two agreed was a government “set-up” intended to foment racial violence, which would then justify the implementation of martial law…

“He wasn’t just trying to kill black people, he wanted to stir folks up, or whoever advised him,” Jones said, adding that the “this guy with a chili bowl hair cut guy” looks “mentally disabled” and probably not capable of planning such an event alone.

“We’re being set up,” Childress said.

“This is all a set-up.” Jones agreed: “Oh it is. Look at the priming, look at the preparations…. You can see all of the preparation building towards this, this is the big move, it’s a race war to bring in total chaos and then total federalization with this evil Justice Department, they even got rid of the other attorney general who had baggage, they put the new one in for the political persecutions of conservatives and Christians. They’re dropping the hammer.”

This is a repeat from every fucking day in the last 6.5 years. Every bad thing that happens in this country is what is going to trigger a civil war and martial law except that it never fucking happens. And that fact does absolutely nothing to make his followers think he’s full of shit. The next one will be the real one, for sure.

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  • scienceavenger

    Alex Jones is a false flag operation to make all conspiracy theories and their promoters look like loonies.

  • Doug Little

    I just can’t believe that this guy can say these things and still be making a living. Who the fuck listens to this nutbag and buys his merch so he can keep doing what he is doing. There’s a reason why violence seems to be increasing in this country* and I’m pretty sure it’s got to do with all these right wingers spewing absolute nonsense to the ignorant. I’m sure he and his ilk are a lot more responsible for the events that transpired than the government is. If Beck gets popped for deformation can the precedent set in that case apply here as well? I wonder if the government can sue for deformation in cases like this? they should be able to. These guys just spew absolute crap that they know is absolute crap and they make money off of defaming the government with the side effect of poking every right wing gun fondling kook.

    * Don’t know if this is just a perception of mine, haven’t looked at the numbers.

  • petemoulton

    scienceavenger: it’s working…

  • http://timgueguen.blogspot.com timgueguen

    It’s interesting that Jones thinks that it takes much planning to go to a church and shoot people. And Roof looks mentally disabled? Nah, he looks like he has a perpetual scowl on his face, just like you do, Alex.

  • grumpyoldfart

    As if Americans would ever start a war!

  • http://en.uncyclopedia.co/wiki/User:Modusoperandi Modusoperandi

    and probably not capable of planning such an event alone.

    He’s got a point. The shooter needed to know how to drive, read a map and operate a pistol.

  • http://twitter.com/#!/TabbyLavalamp Tabby Lavalamp

    …probably not capable of planning such an event alone.

    This wasn’t friggin’ D-Day for cryin’ out loud. It was a man with a gun. Hell, even Alex Jones could plan such an event alone.

  • abb3w

    @7ish, Tabby Lavalamp

    It was a man with a gun.

    And bullets. And a website with its own domain name, a ZIP file of some photos, and a manifesto in an unformatted TXT file.

  • blf

    Would this fruitcake — could this fruitcake — recognize a genuine “false flag” operation? Let’s make it easy for him, and assume it bites him in the arse (or more likely, pulls his head out of said arse and then bites him).

  • http://www.ranum.com Marcus Ranum

    Did he call the confederate flag a “false flag”!?!?!?!

    Right.

  • vereverum

    @ Doug Little #2

    I wonder if the government can sue for deformation in cases like this? they should be able to.

    The government suing people for saying things it doesn’t like is a bad road.

  • abear

    I think the Patriarchy put him up to it.

  • grantly

    …”that this month’s featured sandwich at Subway is part of a secret Illuminati plot.”

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    The wife is going to ask me any minute now for ideas for supper. Thanks Alex Jones!

  • freehand

    Ha! Called it yesterday. Even the RWNJ can’t deny that it looks like racism and not much else, so they have to present it as a deception. Obviously the only way a white boy from the South would show understandable violence to the thugs good Christians in a prayer meeting would be if he were a government plant. A young male from a violent, racist, household wouldn’t do this on his own.

    .

    But Alex is wrong; it’s not to start a race war, it’s to discredit the Confederate Flag – and it’s working! Bwahahahahaha!

  • Al Dente

    juice boxes turns kids gay

    They don’t?

  • Lady Mondegreen

    I think the Patriarchy put him up to it.

    Oh, I get it! Because the notion that males, historically and currently, possess disproportionate power and authority in society is just as nutty cuckoo as Alex Jones’s conspiracy theory!

    Good one, abear.

  • Doug Little

    vereverum,

    The government suing people for saying things it doesn’t like is a bad road.

    Yeah I understand that, but these guys have not one iota of proof of what they say and they profit off of it knowing full well that what they are saying is complete and utter bullshit, they are in essence selling snake oil to the gullible, a special type of gullible that tends to want to build private arsenals, hunker down and stew over every false narrative.

  • abear

    Oh, I get it! Because the notion that males, historically and currently, possess disproportionate power and authority in society is just as nutty cuckoo as Alex Jones’s conspiracy theory!

    Oh no, by no means! As a card carrying Patriarch I just wondered if my brothers were behind the operation. Now excuse me while I go oppress someone.

  • caseloweraz

    Just another case of someone discovering a nefarious plot by a fiendishly clever president bent on world domination that somehow never actually achieves its dastardly goal.

    In this case, the people allegedly supposed to get riled up and riot turned the other cheek. The turncoats! The miserable incompetents! I’ll bet President Obama is privately cursing them and vowing to recruit a better grade of insurgents next time.

    /sarc

    Another Alex Jones fail. Nothing to see here…