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    18 Bizarre Government Conspiracy Theories That’ll Totally Freak You Out

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    🚨 Hi! These are all CONSPIRACY THEORIES (aka not real facts), so please have fun with this! 🚨

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the creepiest government conspiracy theories they know of. Here are the spine-tingling results.

    Note: Not all submissions were sent in by Community users.

    1. Saved by the Bell was created to feed Illuminati propaganda to the public.

    Wikipedia Commons / Public Domain

    So apparently all the triangle shapes featured around the gang's hangout spot, the Max, represent the Triangle of Manifestation, and when you listen to the theme song in reverse, it says, “I miss my Satan, we’re all saved." I guess???

    Anna Kopsky

    2. Poisonous government snow was dropped in Georgia and Alabama in late January 2014.

    For some reason, residents began grabbing piles of snow, trying to melt it with lighters — when it turned black or produced a weird odor, they assumed it was either part of some ongoing attempt for the government to poison them, or a weather-control scenario.

    3. There are actors planted at shootings and terrorist attacks to control the information the public receives. / Anna Kopsky

    Crisis actors are supposedly planted at these horrific events by the government to control what gets reported to the public. WHAT THE FUCK.


    4. Secret military exercises were being practiced to overrule the Constitution and keep Obama in office forever.

    Public Domain / Anna Kopsky

    Operation Jade Helm 15 ran from July to September 2015, making people FLIP OUT — worrying that the US was preparing to "hatch marital law." Everyone calmed down the second the project ended, though.


    5. FDR knew Pearl Harbor was going to happen.

    Wikipedia Commons / Fair Use

    Many people over the years have insisted that both the US and British governments knew of the attack in advance, and may even have let it happen, in an attempt to force America into World War II. A little dark, right?

    6. The US government sends jets into the sky and releases "chemtrails" into the air that control our minds.

    You know when you're just sitting around your house, then you look up at the sky and see all those trails of gas in the air created by planes and lil' jets? That's the government poisoning you. SUPPOSEDLY.

    —Tess Loyd, Facebook

    7. The Denver International Airport is a hub for the Illuminati.

    The intricate murals on the walls have led travelers to believe it’s a central meeting place for either the Illuminati or neo-Nazis. OH, and the hallways apparently make a swastika shape when you look at the building from the sky.

    —Mary Bridgman and Mary Kelly, Facebook

    8. Most of the top political figures are actually secretly reptiles.

    Wikipedia Commons / Public Domain / Anna Kopsky

    That's right, folks, you heard it here: Your beloved Obama, among many others, is part of an elite group of lizard-like creatures who want to control and enslave the human race. I'm just the messenger.


    9. MKUltra developed into another mind control project called Project Monarch.

    Wikipedia Commons / Public Domain

    Author Cathy O'Brien has written detailed stories of her experiences as a victim of this project, which she says anyone from government officials to country music stars have participated in. Scholars who have researched her claims say there is no substance to her accusations, though.


    10. California’s droughts are actually engineered by weather control.

    CBS /
    Wikipedia Commons / Public Domain

    There's a huge group of people who are convinced the state's droughts are a government conspiracy, instead of a natural lack of rain. It sounds a little crazy, but IS IT? IS IT?????

    11. A journalist researching the JFK assassination suddenly, mysteriously died the same exact way Marilyn Monroe died.

    Wikipedia Commons / Fair Use
    Wikipedia Commons / Public Domain

    Dorothy Kilgallen was investigating the case when she died one night from "an overdose of alcohol and barbiturates" — exactly like Marilyn Monroe had. She was going to interview an informant when she was found dead in a room in her house that she supposedly barely ever used, and none of her notes were recovered. SPOOKY.


    12. The CIA planned to stage fake terrorist attacks on America and blame it on Cuba to start a war in the early ’60s.

    Wikipedia Commons / Public Domain
    Wikipedia Commons / Public Domain

    US military leaders gathered to create situations that would garner public support for a war against Cuba, ultimately to get rid of Fidel Castro. The now-declassified documents, called "Operation Northwoods," never actually got carried out.

    13. Rapper Gucci Mane is a clone, "created by the CIA to whitewash trap music."

    1017 Records / Atlantic

    He was released from prison this past May, looking slimmer and speaking differently, so naturally people think the real Gucci is stashed away somewhere while this clone stands in his place. Seriously.

    —Alicia Moare, Facebook

    14. There were actual psychological warfare tests carried out like the ones Eleven experienced in Stranger Things.


    As part of the Montauk Project, teleportation, mind control, and even time travel are said to have been practiced in Long Island in the ’80s. However, many of the stories are told solely from supposed victims' memories — so they're taken with a grain of salt.

    15. There's a huge data center in Utah that spies on every single thing you do on the internet and on your phone.

    Flickr Creative Commons / Akos Kokai
    Wikipedia Commons / Public Domain

    Its official name is the Intelligence Community Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative Data Center, and its purpose is to supposedly be able to "process all forms of communication" — though its actual detailed purpose is classified.

    16. There's a secret detailed plot to imprison us all and then depopulate the planet, called Agenda 21.

    Agenda 21 is a UN policy that promotes sustainable growth. But conspiracy theorists say the New World Order is actually running this project — complete with a “death map” that secretly shows where we’re all going to be herded and killed.

    17. NASA is hiding a second sun.

    A respected astronomer named Paul Cox says the agency is "deliberately keeping it hidden" as a part of the Planet X theory, which claims that another hidden planet will emerge from behind this sun to eventually crash into Earth and end us all.

    —Andy Taylor, via email

    18. And Walt Disney was a secret informant for the FBI.

    Wikipedia Commons / Public Domain
    Wikipedia Commons / Public Domain

    Okay, this one is freaky because IT'S ACTUALLY TRUE, folks! Documents were released after Disney's 1966 death proving that he was linked to the FBI for over 20 years. BYE.

    —Janeen Edmonds, Facebook

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