115. MIKE RUPPERT, PEAK OIL STOOGE
For those of you just coming to peak oil, Mike Ruppert is one of the top merchants of peak oil doom -- right up there with Matt Savinar and LATOC.
To put it bluntly, Ruppert is a conspiracy theorist paranoid, and a shameless media whore, with well-documented mental health issues.
To give you an idea of how reliable Ruppert's predictions are, check this out:
While I had serious doubts about America's ability to recover from Katrina, I am certain that - barring divine intervention - the United States is finished; not only as a superpower, but possibly even as a single, unified nation with the arrival of Hurricane Rita.
-- Mike Ruppert, September 21, 2005Source