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  •  The problem of course is that (3+ / 0-)
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    RF, Lujane, Ginny in CO

    the official story was lacking a lot of explanation of a lot of things.  I'm not a CT person but the official report was crap.  

    Sometimes I think my favorite CT of all is that the government has been spreading absurd conspiracy theories to discredit conspiracy theorists.  I bet within a couple of weeks some other conspiracy theorist will find a link between this guy and the CIA and start spreading it as proof that the CIA did 9/11 and this is a plan to discredit the truther movement!

    The revolution will not be televised. But it will be blogged, a lot. Probably more so than is necessary.

    by AoT on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 02:34:42 PM PST

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    •  You got that idea from South Park, didn't you? n/t (1+ / 0-)
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      You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

      by Throw The Bums Out on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 03:25:19 PM PST

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      •  Actually, the Russians spread fake (2+ / 0-)
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        conspiracies during the cold war, and I've read conspiracy sites where they really think the government is doing that, especially the truthers.  I got really interested in conspiracy culture for a while.  There are all kinds of flame wars and everything, just like here, but way, WAY more crazy.

        The revolution will not be televised. But it will be blogged, a lot. Probably more so than is necessary.

        by AoT on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 03:27:24 PM PST

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        •  Cuban missile crisis as example (4+ / 0-)

          I was in Cuba during the 40th anniversary of the crisis, when the TV there was broadcasting a conference in Havana of people from the US, Cuba, and former USSR who had been involved in 1962. The amazing thing for my Cuban friends was that the Cuban (and Soviet) government participants admitted that yes, there really HAD been Soviet nukes on Cuban soil. For 40 years Cubans were taught that the whole thing had been made up by the US as a pretext to invade Cuba again. They were shocked to find out that the US version was accurate -- and that there had been missiles sited on the outskirts of the city where we were staying.

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