Hi, I’m Jim Watkins: author, speaker, threat to society . . . and investigative blogger! This week, the shocking truth about conspiracy theories, urban legends, my new sexual identity, and the Colonel’s secret herbs and spices!. The truth is out there!
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Ancient prophet warns of conspiracies!
Conspiracy is the word for election 2016: Democrats are warning against “alt-right” conspiracies and “baskets of deplorables,” while Republicans are spreading rumors from Clinton’s serious health condition to the “Clinton body count,” which apparently is being blocked from search giant Google. Here’s a newspaper column from the archives on conspiracy theories, urban legends and other rumors! [Continue reading]
The truth about urban legends!
Authorities suspect the Satanist president of Proctor and Gamble of revenge in the theft of a controversial investigative blogger’s kidneys. James Watkins is known to have made a number of enemies and, thus, possible suspects. He was the first to reveal that the P&G logo is an occult symbol, that Madeline Murray O’Haire is petitioning FCC to ban all religious broadcasting, and that Oreo’s stuffing is filled with spider eggs. [Continue reading]
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Author no longer identifies as ‘male’
Humor writer, James Watkins, no longer wishes to be identified by the rigid sexual stereotype of “male.” He joins millions of other people who have embraced, according to ABC News, “58 gender options.”
Watkins claims Galatians 3:28 declares “In Christ, there is neither male nor female.” He further argues that in heaven, there will be no genders (Matthew 22:30).
The author and speaker now prefers to identified as simply “a child of God.” It is not clear how this will affect his standing in his conservative denomination or in the publishing industry.
KFC’s secret recipe revealed!
Last month, the Chicago Tribune reported that Joe Ledington, a nephew by marriage of Colonel Sanders, found a handwritten recipe of KFC’s closely-guarded secret recipe of 11 herbs and spices. KFC is denying that the recipe is authentic although the paper claims the taste is “indistinguishable” from the fast-food fowl.
The eleven herbs and spices are 1) salt, 2) thyme, 3) basil, 4) oregano, 5) celery salt, 6) black pepper, 7) dried mustard, 8) paprika, 9) garlic salt, 10) ground ginger and 11) white pepper.
I suspect someone is now out of the Colonel’s will!
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Quotations on conspiracies
Why do we love the idea that people might be secretly working together to control and organize the world? Because we don’t like to face the fact that our world runs on a combination of chaos, incompetence and confusion. Jonathan Cainer
A lie can run round the world before the truth has got its boots on. Terry Pratchett
Always remember, rumors are carried by haters, spread by fools, and accepted by idiots. Ziad K. Abdelnour
I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them. Adlai E. Stevenson II
The complete lack of evidence is the surest sign that the conspiracy is working.
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