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Entries by Ben Cohen from 07/2009

Iran and Anna Nicole Smith

| Posted 07.01.2009 | Media

While the Iranian elections were certainly important (and the death of Nicole Smith not), there is a common thread. Both events have nothing to do with what is really going on in America.

Why the Birthers Matter

| Posted 07.23.2009 | Politics

The belief in vast conspiracy theories can also be hugely damaging as it distracts people from real issues and keeps them focused on exciting fantasies that make them feel important.

My Argument with the 9/11 Truth Movement

| Posted 07.27.2009 | Politics

After publishing a piece on the idiocy of the Birther movement, I've been inundated with hundreds of emails decrying my comparison of the Birthers to the 9/11 Truthers.