truther


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truth·er

 (tro͞o′thər)
n.
One who believes that the government or another powerful agency is conspiring to conceal the truth about its role in an event such as an assassination or an act of terrorism, such as the 9/11 attacks.

truther

(ˈtruːθə)
n
a person who does not believe the official account of the 9/11 attacks on the US and who seeks to uncover the ‘truth’ about the events of that day
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Speaking to her father's military contacts, Truther believers, and government officials, Katie attempts to sort fact from fiction in this highly charged political work.
Truther in Tuesday's Feedback is outraged that EU representatives seem to be saying that they will "teach us a lesson".
Ahmadinejadthe notorious homophobe, anti-Semite, Holocaust denier, 9/11 truther, and former president of Iran widely thought to have employed electoral fraud in his reelection bidwas credited merely as "a faculty member of Iran University of Science and Technology" whose "research interest focuses on road and transportation" with "20 years of experience in this field.
To visit millennial comedy, advertising and memes is to spend time in a dream world where ideas twist and suddenly vanish; where loops of self-referential quips warp and distort with each iteration, tweaked by another user embellishing on someone else's joke, until nothing coherent is left; where beloved children's character Winnie the Pooh is depicted in a fan-made comic strip as a 9/11 truther, and grown men in a parody ad dance to shrill synth beats while eating Totino's pizza rolls out of a tiny pink backpack.
For those who have avoided reading business sections since the dot-com bubble--or haven't received their 9/11 Truther starter pack--Silverstein, 84, is the elegantly besuited, tightly-coifed founder of Silverstein Properties.
And the head of that project, Amity Shlaes, is a prominent"inflation truther," someone who claims that the government is greatly understating the true rate of inflation.
Jones' show has also been a hub of the so-called truther movement, which claims that the 9/11 attacks were mounted or permitted by the US government.
As with the conspiracy theories considered in the previous section, the exact percentage of Americans who hold Truther beliefs is difficult to assess accurately.
As Jonathan Kay, in his 2011 study of 9/11 conspiracy theorists, Among The Truthers: A Journey Through America's Growing Conspiracist Underground, notes: "Scratch the surface of a middle-aged 9/11 Truther, and you are almost guaranteed to find a JFK conspiracist.
Truther Teller Brits don't want to work in restaurants as they see that the work is below them.
He said that the network has celebrated brutal terrorists and 'reported' as fact anti-Semitic 9/11 truther conspiracy theories.