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Newsweek: "Conspiracy Theories A Danger to America"

They are very concerned. Even interviewing Mark Potak and Cass Susstein, those experts who are experts on these nefarious theories.

http://www.newsweek.com/2014/05/23/plots-destroy-america-251...

Very disturbing article, but not for the reasons they think.

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watch Larnken Rose's response.

its pretty epic.

My favorite quote

people ... can seal themselves off with like-minded people online, creating a situation in which no corrective information is heard"

No different than the MSM once had -once they picked a narrative that was all you heard- no corrective information.
They don't like competition

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News-weak =

.gov bootlickers

When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign: that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. ~J. Swift

Totally Agree with the Author

Heck. Some idiots even thought the government was recording their phone calls, emails, texts, and using the GPS in their phones to keep an eye on where and with whom they met. Those darn conspiracy theorists! Everyone knows our government would never do those things!

whore media liars are a grave threat to America

Arm The People with TRUTH
Destroy the NewsWeak LIARS
boycott all Washington Post media
http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/0941781135/ref=mw_dp_mdsc?dsc=...

THE BOOK THEY TRIED TO SUPPRESS ...
When the first edition of Katharine the Great was published, Katharine Graham had it pulled from the bookstores and pulped. But Deborah Davis sued the publishers for censoring her book, and won. Now this new, updated edition goes beyond Watergate all the way through Contragate, and shows how the Washington Post has changed during the Reagan-Bush years.

Although Katharine Graham is surely one of the most powerful women in the world, few people are aware of the extent of her influence. World leaders meet with her; presidents meet with her; anyone moving up in the circles of power in the nation's capital tries to meet with the owner of the Washington Post - Newsweek communications conglomerate.

What about Conspiracy Facts????

Are Conspiracy Facts acceptable??? After all, they are facts!

Shouldn't we be WANTING to find out the truth?

Love Liberty, be Vigilant

"Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty" (2 Corinthians 3:17)

Faith in God will prevail all things!

The law recognizes

"conspiracies." We should change the label "conspiracy theory" to "criminal conspiracy theory."

You Know What Wold Have Hurt The Country Far Worse?

Operation Northwoods
P.S. I posted the above before watching the Larken Rose video below (great minds and all that).

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"Bipartisan: both parties acting in concert to put both of their hands in your pocket."-Rothbard

Quite a s-h-i-t storm over

Quite a s-h-i-t storm over there huh?

The

article doesn't mention:

"read my lips, no new taxes"-Bush Sr.
"I did not have sex with that woman"- Bill Clinton
"Iraq has nucleur weapons"- Bush Jr
"Saddam has mobile biological vehicles"-Colin Powell
"We don't torture"- Rumsfeld
"We don't spy on Americans"-Bush Jr
"Somebody hacked my phone"-Anthony Weiner

Etc, etc

I think by "mobile biological vehicles"...

...that Colin Powell meant... Camels...

PEOPLE OPPOSING TYRANNY - Real Grass Roots!
Are you a POT or a PET - Person Embracing Tyranny?

Conspiracy THEORIES???

No conspiracy "theories" anymore.

Just the facts. We have enough, after the Kennedy Assassinations, the MLK assassination, the Aug 15 1971 Nixon repudiation of Bretton Woods and Peacetime Wage/Price controls, the Watergate affair, FEMA, INSLAW, October Surprise, Iran-Contra, Savings and Loan Bailout, Project for New American Century, 9-11 inside jobs and subsequent lies and cover ups, Patriot Act, 2006 Military Commissions Act, NDAA indefinite detention without charges or trial, unlimited and open-ended spying on American citizens without warrant or due process by NSA (and no doubt, other criminal and terrorist Federal agencies) Agenda 21,and on and on...

For starters. I left out a lot here!

No conspiracy "theories", only conspiracy FACTS! This only scratches the surface.

"The worst thing that can happen to a good cause is not to be attacked successfully, it is to be defended badly". F. Bastiat

"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, finally they attack you, and then you win"! Mohandas Gandhi

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And veterans are the new "enemy" of the war machine.

Why?

Because veterans know and understand the Constitution.

And "conspiracy theories" are, actually, the truth.

Prepared.

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9/11 Truth.

Don't believe in conspiracy theories=mentally retarded?

Per Mike Adams at NaturalNews:

Refreshing rationality: Why NOT believing in conspiracies is a sure sign of mental retardation

http://www.naturalnews.com/045172_conspiracy_theories_ration...

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"Why are so many national figures openly advancing" CTs?

Because most of these theories are actually true.
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"Experts who study conspiracy theories are uncertain as to why so many
national figures are now openly advancing suspicions of sinister plots."
http://www.newsweek.com/2014/05/23/plots-destroy-america-251...

If you're a govt prosecutor then conspiracy theory is the law.

but if you are a natural person conspiracy theory has no legal standing.

poof. facts disappear based on who brings them.

T.V. is now becoming an accepted jurisdiction to summon judgments from a conquered tongue,

and for what?

to resurrect divisive norms the founders fought to unite under the creation of self-evident laws, in writing.

Forthright, my trust came from Jefferson's writing not as a commodity to tender my value for brokerage, it is not unhinged from my creation.

Forthright, fix what has been affixed so our nation's writings can redeem its value.

Whether you think you can or you can't, you're right. -Henry Ford

The State is:

an institution run by gangs of murderers, plunderers and thieves, surrounded by willing executioners, PROPAGANDISTS, sycophants, crooks, liars, clowns, charlatans, dupes and useful idiots - an institution that dirties and taints everything it touches.
– Hans-Hermann Hoppe

isn't it ironic

that they perpetrated a massive false conspiracy theory on their new debut issue...

The colossal arrogance of Newsweek’s Bitcoin “scoop”

On March 6, the 81-year-old magazine Newsweek returned to print with a splashy cover story. Writer Leah McGrath Goodman said she had discovered the elusive creator of Bitcoin, hiding in plain sight. "Not even his family knew," she wrote, after breathlessly describing how she confronted Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto at his home in a Los Angeles suburb.
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/03/the-colossal-arro...

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Translation ...

... "Conspiracy theories, a danger to conspirators."

Exactly.

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PEOPLE OPPOSING TYRANNY - Real Grass Roots!
Are you a POT or a PET - Person Embracing Tyranny?

Wacky Conspiracy Theories!


http://youtu.be/KbCfRE3JQwA

Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes the laws - Mayer Amschel Rothschild

A lot of ...

... anti-liberty/libertarian articles lately.

They are getting scared.

Are we suppose to ignore the facts

that criminals claiming to be 'government' are the single largest threat to the general welfare, domestic tranquility and the blessings of liberty?

Conspiracy theories is how conspiratorial crimes are investigated and solved. Conspiracy theories also provide logical analysis of how to structure lawful governance in order to prevent the possibility of conspiracies from forming/succeeding. I guess there is a ceiling on acceptable intelligence from the SPLC/ADL conspiracy.

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The other side of the story:

The comprehensive plan for Baldwin County, Alabama, called Horizon 2025, was rejected by the Baldwin County Commission as a “massive land grab.” Additionally, Gov. Robert Bentley signed a law forbidding policies connected to Agenda 21, barring any private property confiscation without due process.

This decision drew strong criticism from the Smart Growth proponents who used psychological “projection” to paint Americans who are discovering the truth about Agenda 21 as right-wingers who see “smart” environmental planning as an “Agenda of Fear.”

http://valdostateaparty.com/Agenda-21.html

"On Nov. 16, 2012, the entire nine-member Baldwin County Planning and Zoning Commission quit in protest and disgust after their masterwork was shot down."

http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-report/br...

Masterwork? The people on the County Planning Commission were within their rights to shoot it down.

The people simply didn't want Horizon 2025. I'm surprised Potok and Sunstein didn't call we who live in the South dumb hicks in this article. Or, maybe it was just implied.

1 for We the People, 0 for Potok and Sunstein.

My Town also voted down its

My Town also voted down its smart growth comprehensive plan. No one brought up either the UN or "Agenda 21". I don't think anyone, including myself, was even aware of those connections at the time. That makes Mr. Potok a conspiracy guy. The problem with our plan included property ownership rights being transferred from property owners, past our town board, to regional planning commissions. A paragraph was included in our 100+page plan making a Land And Water Stewardship Plan a part of our plan. That was a Trojan horse allowing government to modify our plan at will. Maps were included in our plan showing "recreational corridors" that had never been discussed at any planning commission meeting and were not defined. There was a statement included that our land use plan was supposed to improve our morals. That was so strange that Googled the wording and found it in plans all over the English speaking world. The residents of our Town voted the thing down at a special meeting. As one resident asked at the meeting, "You mean to tell me that even though I've lived here all my life, that I can't put an extra house on my property for my son when I get old?" Although Town residents, including myself knew nothing about "Agenda 21" we smelled a rat.

Mr. Potok, If you are reading this, there was no conspiracy at least on our side. We just didn't like the contents of our plan. Stop slandering Americans!

I remember a time if one talked

about UN Agenda 21, you were labeled a conspiracy theorist. It didn't exist.

The same thing that went on in Baldwin County started in Tuscaloosa County. After the tornado destroyed businesses, the city mayor wanted to rebuild with ponds, picnic tables and bike paths. There was a problem, though, the property was privately owned. This would have involved a massive land grab. The funny thing about people with money who live here, if they smell a rat, they head to Montgomery. Shortly thereafter, the legislature passed SB-477

Potok and Sunstein think they're smarter than everyone else. They haven't realized yet (or maybe they have) we're on to them.

Definitely dangerous...to

Definitely dangerous...to TPTB.

"Villains wear many masks, but none as dangerous as the mask of virtue." - Washington Irvin

Scientists blame sun for global warming... ice age forecast

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/sci/tech/56456.stm

Friday, February 13, 1998 Published at 19:25 GMT

Scientists blame sun for global warming

The Sun is more active than it has ever been in the last 300 years

Climate changes such as global warming may be due to changes in the sun rather than to the release of greenhouse gases on Earth.

Climatologists and astronomers speaking at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in Philadelphia say the present warming may be unusual - but a mini ice age could soon follow.

The sun provides all the energy that drives our climate, but it is not the constant star it might seem.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/sci/tech/56456.stm

Government confirms that JFK assassinated by conspiracy

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_House_Select_Com...

yet conspiracy theories are dangerous? I say conspirators are dangerous! Individuals, groups or organizations attempting to hide truths are dangerous! People who are unable or unwilling to face facts are dangerous!

Mt. 24:4 And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you.

As a Christian we are forewarned to guard against deception. That means we get to ask questions which is our First Amendment right!

The biggest problem with conspiracy theories

The biggest problem with conspiracy theories is when they're grounded in actual conspiracies.

In those cases, the conspirators and their hired propagandists often denounce and malign those exposing the conspiracy by calling them "conspiracy theorists."

Reference Anderson Cooper's tactic, condemning a communication professor's questions about the mainstream media's coverage—or lack thereof—of Sandy Hook.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tw4-NooM8M4

The way Cooper maligns the professor is more akin to hate speech than news reporting.