Conspiracy Theorists By Jolly Roger from Rense.com
By Jolly Roger
Everyone has heard, and has probably used the term "conspiracy
theorist," and the fact of the term being in common use, also indicates
that we generally agree on what it means. I saw a movie by that name, and
the title character was a raving lunatic who kept his food in thermoses
with combination locks to reduce his chances of being poisoned by imaginary
Regardless of how the stupid movie turned out, what's
important here is the common perception people have of someone to whom
that label is applied, and just as important, is who it is that applies
the label. The common perception is that someone who is labeled a "conspiracy
theorist" is suffering from some type of psychological disorder, and
that label is usually applied to people by our government, and our news
media. The next thing to consider, is that the label is applied to anyone
who questions our government's version of events in any matter. Doesn't
it logically follow that the media are teaching us to assume that anyone
who questions the government is insane? When that label is applied to a
person, doesn't it become easy to dismiss everything they say without even
hearing it? How convenient for them.
I think the label first became widely used to slander
people who questioned the details surrounding the JFK assassination, and
forty years later, there aren't too many thinking people who still believe
the Warren Commission's "lone gunman" explanation. That explanation
is doubted by everyone who has taken the time to look into the details,
and believed only by people who refuse to.
Which is "theory" and which is fact? In the
absence of a full confession, this can only be decided by a preponderance
of evidence, and it would be silly to come to a conclusion on any matter
without looking at all the evidence available. This is only common sense,
just as it is safe to assume some degree of guilt or complicity on the
part of anyone who lies about an event, or tries to hide, plant, or destroy
any type of evidence.
Conspiracy theories arise from evidence. After the government
releases an explanation of a particular event, a conspiracy theory is only
born because evidence exists to disprove their explanation, or at least
call it into question. There's nothing insane about it, unless you define
sanity as believing whatever the government tells you. In light of the
fact that our government lies to us regularly, I would define believing
everything they tell you as utter stupidity.
In July of 1996, flight 800 exploded over Long Island.
Shortly after their terrorist explanation failed scrutiny, our government
then explained the event by claiming that a faulty electrical system caused
a spark that ignited a fuel tank, and the people who doubted this explanation
were quickly labeled "conspiracy theorists." More than a hundred
witnesses saw a missile travel from the ground up to the plane just prior
to its explosion, but rather than being treated as eyewitnesses to an event,
they were labeled "conspiracy theorists," which label allowed
all subsequent investigation to ignore the strongest evidence in the matter.
Our "investigative" news agencies decided to
accept and disseminate the official story, and they helped us forget the
U.S. naval station nearby, the fact that missiles were regularly test fired
there, and naturally, they paid no heed to more than a hundred "conspiracy
theorists" who saw the plane get blown out of the sky by a missile.
I believe that the U.S. Navy accidentally shot down flight 800, and that's
my belief because it's the most sensible explanation that can be drawn
from the available evidence. I'm not theorizing about conspiracies, but
there are conflicting explanations of the event, and if the Navy did accidentally
blow a passenger plane out of the sky, who would have a motive to lie about
it? The U.S. government, or a hundred witnesses?
Then of course, there were the "crazy conspiracy
theories" arising from the bombing of the Alfred Murrah federal building
in Oklahoma City. In that matter, audio tapes and witnesses agree that
there were two explosions, the first of which occurred inside the building
between eight and ten seconds before the truck bomb exploded. Explosive
experts agree that Timothy McVeigh's fertilizer bomb could not have destroyed
the building, and the FBI's counter terrorism chief, and members of BATF
lied about their whereabouts during and prior to the catastrophe. The evening
news decided not to tell you any of this, and they will label anyone who
tries to a "paranoid conspiracy theorist." In light of the evidence,
we would be complete fools if a conspiracy theory didn't exist.
There were no conspiracy theories arising from the explosion
of flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, and there were no conspiracy theories
arising from the work of the uni-bomber, so the newly invented psycho-babble
that tries to explain the malady of conspiracy theorists, also needs to
explain why millions of conspiracy theorists all decided not to theorize
about those events. There is no psychological malady. There was simply
no evidence to indicate a conspiracy.
The real question is not why people theorize about conspiracies,
but why people choose to believe the government's version of events when
it's obvious that they're lying. One reason is that most people never see
the evidence because our "news" industry hides it, and another
reason is that the same news industry will quickly associate anyone who
questions the government with the people who see Elvis, Bigfoot, and UFO's.
But sadly, I think the main reason people choose to believe
the government's version of events despite overwhelming evidence to the
contrary, is because it's easier, and safer. If you ignore most of the
evidence, and accept as plausible whatever ridiculous explanation the T.V.
provides, your life remains simple, and you get to sit on your ass and
watch more T.V. If on the other hand, you pluck your head from that same
ass and realize you've been lied to, as a citizen in a democratic society,
you're instantly burdened with being responsible for doing something about
it. Every citizen of the United States has a civic duty to participate
in their government, and keep themselves informed of its actions, or government
"of the people, by the people, and for the people" isn't possible.
You were warned that "eternal vigilance is the price of freedom, "
but you chose to ignore your government, and believe whatever they told
you, and because of this, Americans have lost their freedom. Although presidents
and senators are public servants, unlike the dog catcher and mailman, they
wield a lot of power over people's lives, and that's why they have to be
watched, and scrutinized.
Statistical analysts from UCLA and Rutgers University
believe that John Kerry won the 2004 presidential election by an estimated
1.3 million votes, and despite the fact that these learned scholars are
probably the most qualified people alive to forward such an opinion, our
news madia dismisses this as "conspiracy theory." George W. Bush
lost the 2000 election, and he lost the 2004 election, but he's occupying
the White House, shredding our constitution, and stealing our wealth and
freedom in a "war on terror" that's as fraudulent as his presidency
because many Americans are too stupid to see it, too lazy to do anything
about it, or both.
I'm sorry if I sound angry, but the fact of the matter
is that I am angry. While you were staring into the television like an
idiot, our freedom, wealth, and constitutional protections have been stolen
from us, and because you're stupid enough to believe the manure being shoveled
by our government, you've allowed them to commit bigger and more heinous
crimes. Because you were too lazy to research their nonsensical economic
policies, and see them for the scams that they are, we'll all soon be living
in poverty. And because you're so lazy, apathetic, and easily lied to,
millions have died for the profits of a few. I have every right to be angry,
and only a fool wouldn't be.
Only a small portion of my anger is reserved for the
government of the United States, because they only did what can be expected
of any government. They grabbed money, power and control where it was easy
to do so. Most of my anger is directed toward my fellow American citizens,
because they allowed it to happen by believing whatever they're told, and
not doing what's expected of them. Patriotism in America does not mean
waving the flag in blind loyalty to the government. As an American citizen,
you have a civic duty to question your government, and hold them accountable
for their actions, not use the flag as a blindfold. The American people
have been duped once again, and it doesn't seem like it's a difficult thing
America's latest "conspiracy nuts" are better
known as the 9-11 truth movement. The news media are doing their usual
job of slandering them with their usual childish name calling, but for
more than three years, they have refused to show you the documented fact,
scientific data, expert testimony, photographic evidence, or the credible
eyewitness accounts that prove U.S. government complicity in the events
of September, 11, 2001. If this were just a "crazy conspiracy theory,"
I don't think people in our government would have worked so hard to destroy,
hide, and lie about the evidence. The White House tried to derail every
investigation into the matter. If we had an honest government, we wouldn't
have conspiracy theories. We would have honest investigations, and fair
trials, but these things are disappearing from America.
There are disturbing facts regarding the events of September
11 that every American needs to be aware of , but naturally, none of it
will be on T.V. I've met a lot of people in the 9-11 truth movement, and
I can assure you that none of them are crazy, paranoid, or even "conspiracy
theorists." One generalization I can make about them is that they
all seem to be very intelligent. Maybe the smartest thing you could do
would be to start listening to them. The Arabs don't "hate your freedom."
The White House hates your freedom, because it's the only thing that stands
between them, and unlimited power. - Jolly Roger
"Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Freedom"
- Thomas Jefferson
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