The Top Five Conspiracy Theories No Matter What the Government and Media Say, People Still Believe Them

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The recent
chatter over the Birther’s
and President Obama’s birthplace has a long way
to go before it can be considered one of the top political conspiracy
theories out there. Here are several that endure year after year,
often despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary.

1. JFK’s
assassination: Lee Harvey Oswald did not act alone

Many people
still question the death of the 35th president on a sunny afternoon
in Dallas on November 22, 1963. Was it really Lee Harvey Oswald?
If so, did he act alone? Under whose direction? Were the FBI or
CIA involved? There are endless questions posed about that day,
and as many
different theories
about how to answer them.

2. The American
government was behind 9/11

According to, the collapse
of the Twin Towers wasn’t caused by Al Qaeda or foreign terrorists,
but rather “elements within the US government and covert policy
apparatus must have orchestrated or participated in the execution
of the attacks for these to have happened in the way that they did.”

3. The government
hushed up what really crashed in Roswell, N.M.

Something crashed
in the desert outside Roswell, New Mexico in July of 1947. But what?
Some conspiracy theorists maintain it was an alien space ship and
that the US military covered up the discovery of the crash site
and alien bodies. The enduring theory has turned the small town
of Roswell into a circus of alien paraphernalia shops and a tourist
destination for seekers of the paranormal.

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6, 2009

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