The simplest way to control dissent or scrutiny is to dismiss comments as conspiracy theories. That ensures that the person in question is not taken seriously by the media etc. Easy peasy. However, more and more are waking up and are beginning to question everythiNG which seems to have prompted some US politicians to attempt to silence dissenters. The question is: If you are silencing dissent then what have you got? Not a democracy – that’s for sure.
Obama Administration’s Information Czar, Cass Sunstein, gave a lecture at the NYU Law School in New York yesterday, where Luke Rudkowski of WeAreChange confronted Sunstein multiple times on an academic paper he co-authored in 2008 entitled ‘Conspiracy Theories’ in which he called for infiltration of conspiracy groups by the government: