This 1967 CIA Memo Is Still Used to Discredit Conspiracy Researchers Today : Humans Are Free

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The phrase “conspiracy theorist” gets thrown around these days like pies get thrown around in an episode of The Three Stooges.

It has become so overused in fact that it almost doesn’t mean anything anymore (and has been superseded by the “fake news” psyop as a means of discrediting truly independent media that criticizes the establishment or asks too many questions).

Once upon a time, being a conspiracy theorist wasn’t automatically akin to being a crazy tin foil hatter.

That all changed swiftly after John F. Kennedy’s assassination, when polls showed nearly half the country was not buying the Warren Commission’s findings or its report solidifying the government’s official version of events; a Gallup poll reported in January 1967 that at least 46% of the country did not believe Oswald acted alone.

(Bear in mind this was a full decade before the House Select Committee on Assassinations investigated JFK’s…

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