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Why Weather Control Conspiracy Theories Are Scientifically Ludicrous 251

barlevg writes "The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang breaks down two popular conspiracy theories: that HAARP is responsible for severe weather and that contrails from commercial airliners are actually 'chemtrails' sprayed for nefarious purposes. The article shows why each is preposterous to anyone with even an elementary knowledge of meteorology or an iota of common sense. The author readily acknowledges that his analysis will do nothing to convince the tinfoil-hat-wearing, vinegar-spraying members of the populace."
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Why Weather Control Conspiracy Theories Are Scientifically Ludicrous

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  • by ackthpt ( 218170 ) on Friday August 16, 2013 @04:27PM (#44587455) Homepage Journal

    The Washington Post has no credibility, but I guess they are right this time.

    You're confusing Washington Post with Washington Times, which is some kind of right wing scandal rag (suitable city to have one, though, never a shortage of scandals, just be kinda nice if they were to report equally on the idiocy of either side of the aisle, but I guess the WaPo is for reporting on the Right Side of the aisle).

    Seriously though, Weather Control Conspiracy is the domain of Weekly World News if you're going to discuss print media.

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