AboveTopSecret.com is a professional "COINTELPRO" operation using secret black-operations
funding to publish and promote disinformation as part of the U.S. Government's agenda to deflect and discredit conspiracy theorists.
At least, that seems to be the popular rumor that has circulated about us for some time, and has gained some recent traction.
These "AboveTopSecret.com COINTELPRO" rumors tend to center around only one
piece of content, CatHerder's analysis of the 757 at the
Pentagon: A Boeing 757 Struck the Pentagon
. His post has evolved into our most popular
piece of content, and very often is at the center of debate on this issue on conspiracy theory websites across the web.
Because that one post debunks a popular conspiracy theory, the knee-jerk reaction of many is that "AboveTopSecret.com must be COINTELPRO!"
The real issue here is the truth, and finding a path that leads us to it. No one ever discovers any truths by sticking to one side of an issue.
Through a thoughtful, balanced, and sometimes critical analysis of "conspiracy theory" topics, we hope to be able to toss aside that which is not
a conspiracy, so that energies can be spent on that which is
However, it's generally more fun to criticize and create wild rumors. It takes less imagination to jump on a bandwagon and say "me too" than it
does to actually contribute something. Tossing around words like COINTELPRO, disinformation, government agents, shill, and the like can indeed provide
hours of entertainment for those who envy what we've accomplished.
Those envious who would criticize us, conveniently avoid some of our most stellar contributions to the collective knowledge base on our topics:
The script for the government's plan to attack the World Trade Center and Pentagon was writtin by the Joints Chief of Staff back in 1962:
Project Northwoods. America's plan to attack America.
A discussion/argument on the Pentagon impact being a missile of some sort or an airplane:
9/11: A Boeing 757 Struck the Pentagon
A discussion on how the Diebold voting machines have helped to lock up the Republican vote in Ohio:
The Diebold Factor
First-hand experience of FEMA "detainment camp" tactics:
I just got back from a FEMA Detainment Camp
Recorded government conversations revealing an assassination conspiracy:
11/29/63 Conversation Between Johnson & Hoover (JFK Assassination)
A new analysis of the film showing the Kennedy assassination:
An Analysis of the Zapruder Film
A difficult but engrossing analysis of details and clues found in the Nick Berg beheading video:
English Words and Western Voices Heard on Nick Berg Beheading Video
William One Sac started this thread to discuss the possibility that Nich Berg wasn't really executed by Insurgents:
Was Nicholas Berg Executed by the CIA?
Your DNA will be required to obtain a job in Australia:
Give DNA or no job; A.F.P.
The third ATS research project is going to dig deep into the shadows of the world's past and discover the truth behind the Omega Agency.
The Omega Agency Research Project
A focus on the foreign share-holder aspects of our financial building blocks and the role they play in our stability
Who Really Owns the USA?
Is it justifiable to continually punish and blame the children of today when we are a direct influence on there actions – Why does there appear to
be so much focus on the children and not on the parents?
A Conspiracy Against Children: Exactly who is out of control?
Examining the issues related to a planned demolition of the World Trade Center:
Bombs in the Building: World Trade Center 'Conspiracy Theory' is a Conspiracy Fact
Physics Prof Says Explosives, Not Fires Brought Down WTC Towers
Irregularities and fraud in the 2004 U.S. election:
2004 U.S. Election Results Overview & Discussion
Gazrok's Roswell Series:
The Case for Roswell: Part I.
The Case for Roswell: Part II
The Case for Roswell: Part III (Section A)
The Case for Roswell: Part III (Section B)
One of our highest-viewed threads is scathingly critical of the U.N.
U.N. Oil For Food Scandal Grows. Possibly the Largest in Human History.
Use this thread to post more of your favorite "hard core" conspiracy theory threads from AboveTopSecret.com.
To all of our members, thanking for helping to build the best resource on the Internet for these topics... not to mention, the best damn online
community of any topic.
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[edit on 12-1-2006 by SkepticOverlord]