We all know that the conspiracy theories are mostly nonsense, right? A bunch of fringe groups and people who navel gaze a little bit too much found something to latch onto, forming a false conclusion to something that either has been debunked or certified depending on which direction the conspiracies take. There are so many of them out there that have just the most ridiculous theories and claims that even ones that could have a shred of validity to them get buried amongst a sea of tin-foil hats, manifestos, and awkward orgies among believers at the nearby motel after the group meeting/lecture.

I mean, who would believe that the U.S. government unleashed 300,000 mosquitoes onto Georgia? Or that Bayer caused over 100 people to contract HIV? Or that scientologists infiltrated the U.S. government to destroy secret files? You. You should believe all those things. Because they actually happened.

More on those stories and other “sounds nutjobby, but actually true” tales below:


Entry by AM Smiley

THE FBI INFILTRATED THE BLACK PANTHERS. Their interference effectively destroyed the Black Panther Party. In the 1950s, Operation COINTELPRO inserted

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THE FBI MADE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AN ENEMY OF THE STATE. And they tried to blackmail King into killing himself. J. Edgar Hoover was convinced that K

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IN 1933, WEALTHY BUSINESSMEN PLOTTED TO OVERTHROW FDR. But the general they recruited for the coup ratted them out. A group that allegedly included th

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THE GOVERNMENT POISONED ALCOHOL DURING PROHIBITION. UNFILTERE POISO And as many as 10,000 people died. The U.S. government wanted a way to discourage

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