Jeff Rense

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Jeff Rense is an American conspiracy theorist and alternative medicine woo-peddler who resembles something close to an aging hybrid of John Stossel and Michael Bolton. He is the proprietor of the website Rense.com and has his own show on satellite radio, making him something of a poor man's Alex Jones. Topics covered include the New World Order, 9/11 conspiracy theories, UFOs, Holocaust denial, Jewish conspiracy theories, Big Pharma conspiracies, AIDS denial (Rense's single book is entitled AIDS Exposed), and much more. The crank factor of Rense's show and site rates fairly close to Whale.to.

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[edit] Racism

Rense is not as loath as many of his conspiracist brethren to let his anti-Semitism shine through. His site contains a disclaimer that he does not endorse anti-Semitism and he has used the tired excuse of not being against the Jews, but opposed to the Zionists in his explanation of his position on this issue.[1] Naturally, this is all while he and his site's contributors spew all the usual anti-Semitic canards. In addition to its hosting of just about every conspiracy theory on the black helicopter and militia circuit, the site commonly features "artwork"[2] by anti-Semitic conspiracy theorist David Dees,[3] as well as cross-postings and links to anti-Semitic and white supremacist hate sites.

Rense has featured notorious neo-Nazi crank Ernst Zündel on his show[4] and rense.com features copious amounts of material supportive of him.[5] Rense has also given a platform to white supremacist and Holocaust denier Ted Pike, who believes that Auschwitz never existed.[6]

[edit] Stopped clock

Aside from being a conspiracist and bringer of medical woo, Jeff Rense does have a useful list of the characteristics of fascism on his website.[7]

[edit] See also

  • Henry Makow: A former contributor to Rense.com turned critic.

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[edit] Footnotes

  1. A Personal Message from Jeff Rense
  2. We hesitate to call it that, given that most of it consists of crappy Photoshop jobs that any respectable magazine, ad agency or other buyer would find laughably amateur. Seriously, this guy makes Jon McNaughton look like Michelangelo in terms of both quality and subtlety.
  3. No, we're not linking to the site. Here's a non-offensive overview of what the guy publishes.
  4. Rense with Guest Ernst Zündel, recording at the Internet Archive
  5. One example: Why I Admire Ernst Zündel by Curtis Maynard
  6. Ted Pike/National Prayer Network Affiliations, ADL
  7. The list of the fourteen characteristics of fascism
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