Thursday, August 02, 2007

The Problem with Conspiracy Theories

Well, in fact there are many problems with conspiracy theories, most often that they are complete b****ocks, but sadly they can often detract from very real and very interesting debates. I find the era of American politics around the Kennedy era absolutely fascinating, and I'm pretty sure some pretty unsavoury stuff went on, especially surrounding Vietnam and the American arms industry; the problem is that if you talk about it for more than five minutes Lee Harvey Oswald and assassination theories enter the discussion, stage left, and proceeds to dominate matters from thereon in.

Bringing things up to date a little, take a look at this:

Take away the masonic symbolism, the Bilderberg and New World Order stuff and you'd have a damn good Brown bashing video, but as it is, I just can't help cringing a little bit.

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