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Chilling conspiracy theories that ended up being true

Before you turn your back on a conspiracy theory, it might behoove you to consider than many hotly-debated conspiracies that were eventually validated as true.  Check out this partial list of conspiracies that turned out to be true after further investigation or disclosure by the perpetrators. The Dreyfus Affair: French government wrongfully convicts Alfred Dreyfus on treason charges based on falsified documents.  Was made public by writer Emile Zola. The Mafia: Until the 1960’s, the mafia was a secret society of sorts until Joe Valachi revealed their secrets to law enforcement officials. MK-ULTRA: CIA sponsored mind control experiments.  Exposed by Rockefeller Commission investigation after public rumors circulated that the program existed and was conducting illegal experiments on civilians. The Manhattan Project: Government project conducted to

That time the Danish cartoons angered Muslims and caused violent riots around the world

Warning: this article contains images which followers of Islam may find offensive. Cartoon Depicting Prophet Muhammad Angers Muslims It is fascinating to me how mindless drivel can spin itself into a significant worldwide event.  Such an event took place last year (2005).  The Danish publish a religious cartoon satirizing the Muslim prophet Muhammad, Muslims begin shouting about it, it becomes big news and is published in even more publications, and the United States jumps in and stirs things up even more. Meanwhile, Westerners, who especially value freedom of religion, scratch their heads wondering how someone can get so offended by criticism of their religion that they physically attack them. Danish newspaper publishes offensive cartoons The saga began on September 30, 2005 when a series of comics depicting the Islamic prophet Muhammad