Apparently, the expression “conspiracy theorists” was coined by the CIA back in 1967 in an effort by the agency to discredit those who questioned the findings and conclusions of the Warren Commission‘s investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in November of 1963.
An alleged CIA dispatch issued under the subject “Countering Criticism of the Warren Report”, Document number 1035-960, is widely circulated as proof of this allegation.
According to Zero Hedge, this document dated April 1, 1967 (April Fools’ day, really…) was made public by the New York Times in September of 1976, following a request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA, as noted on the dispatch).
Zero Hedge also notes that the dispatch, classified “Secret” at the time, was marked “PSYCH” – short for “psychological operations”, or disinformation – and “CS”, indicating that a copy was circulated to the CIA’s “Clandestine Services” unit.
Marked as released in full in 1996 as part of the CIA’s historical review program, the document flatly states:
“The aim of this dispatch is to provide material for countering and discrediting the claims of the conspiracy theorists, so as to inhibit the circulation of such claims in other countries.”
In any event, the expression has since percolated widely into the public consciousness and serves to discredit any and all who would dare question the truths being handed down to us by our BOSOs (our “Benevolent” Occult Satanist Overlords, as I refer to these people) through their minions in the presstitute media, 90 % of which – may I remind you – are controlled by a mere six corporations in the US.
Page 2 of the dispatch is reproduced below. These are the best resolution copies I have found. Enjoy and ponder…
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