I love people who hide behind the “Conspiracy Theory” trope. It’s like a grand security blanket. Nice, cozy, warm.
Years later, we learn that, after all, these weren’t conspiracy theory but actual conspiracy. In the meantime, in the winter of our denial, men have died to bring us truth. Lives were destroyed by the State whilst attempting to reveal the criminal actions of the State. Still, the denial lives on flowing through the ages as a muddied river hiding the great sins of the State.
I can’t count the number of conspiracy theories that have been found to have been actual plans, acts and, yes, conspiracies, not theoretical, but real.
No one thought that the Government of the United States would subvert the Media. Yet, #OperationMockingbird.
No one believed that the CIA would be involved in the importation and sale of drugs. Yet, the evidence is everywhere and is, now, spoken of openly. It’s common knowledge.
No one thought that the US Government would experiment on it’s own citizens. Yet, we now know all about MKULTRA, Tuskegee, and the practice of dropping clouds of gasses on American Cities to test the dispersion patterns of CRBN agents.
And every time these “conspiracy theories” are proven to be, not theory, but actual acts of the State, people say; “Well, who could have known?” and immediately go back into denial. Who could have known? The Men and Women who are now dead or whose lives have been destroyed in the effort to bring these truths to the fore.
The only thing that keeps Liberty alive is knowledge and the will to act on said knowledge. The person who screams “conspiracy theory” at every turn is the exact enemy of knowledge and acts, willingly or not, knowingly or not, on the part of the State to destroy the will to act on that knowledge.