We’re doing a favorites episode! Our favorite conspiracy theories! From government plots against John Glenn to the Lizard people, we’ve got some awesome paranoia and doubt. Put on your tinfoil hat and tune in!
A genuine conspiracy involving a plan by the Joint Chiefs of Staff to launch a fake Cuban terror campaign on American soil to persuade the US public to support an invasion against Castro. The plan involved bombings and the simultaneous hijacking and blowing up of American airliners. The operation was quashed by President Kennedy leading many to speculate that it was linked to his assassination a year later. The plan has also been linked by theorists who believe that the September 11, 2001 attacks were a so-called “inside job” because of the use
Reptilian elite / Lizard People
12 million people in the United States believe that government officials, successful business people, and celebrities are a race of lizards looking to take over the world.
What can we say? They’re taking over the world.
The Beatles Were Clones
“Paul is dead” is an urban legend alleging that Paul McCartney died in a car crash 1966 and was replaced by a look-alike and sound-alike. “Evidence” for McCartney’s death consists of “clues” found among the Beatles’ many recordings. Hundreds have been cited at various times by various people. They include statements allegedly heard when a song is played backwards, symbolism found in obscure lyrics, and ambiguous imagery on album covers. A few of them are well known, such as the fact that McCartney is the only barefooted Beatle and is out of step with the others on the cover of Abbey Road, pictured.
Malala Yousafzai was shot as a matyr because her father was working with the CIA to discredit the Taliban. Robert DeNiro may have pulled the trigger.
The Holocaust wasn’t “so bad”.
Only 54% of the world’s population is even aware that the Holocaust occurred. Of that, only a third believe it is accurately reported.
Pan Am Flight 103 / Lockerbie Bombing
Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland shortly after take off from Heathrow Airport on December 22, 1988; killing all the passengers and crew aboard. The theory is that the bombing was linked to dealings within the Iran/Contra affair. It’s possible that a CIA/DIA agent was readily to bring the unauthorized operation to light and was killed to keep him silent. Forensic evidence suggests his the agent’s suitcase was the source of the bomb. His mother believes the plane wouldn’t be exploded if her son wasn’t on the flight.
Saddam Hussein Had a Stargate
The US invaded Iraq in 2003 not for oil, WMD, or revenge but because Saddam Hussein was trying to make contact with aliens.
What Happened to Flight MH370?
No one knows but it could be the Russians, a hijacker, a terrorist, or aliens.