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Epstein Conspiracy Theories Are Inevitable, Good, and Necessary

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  • Alexander Acosta was told to back off prosecution of Epstein because of the latter's association with "Intelligence."
  • It is standard operating procedure for "Intelligence" to film and record sexual deviance for purposes of blackmail and evidence-gathering.
  • Epstein sponsored frequent parties involving a virtual Who's Who of world leaders and other celebrities
  • The parties were also described as attended by "call boys" and "call girls"
  • Epstein had tapes of sexual deviance on his properties, some of them locked in a safe indicating their special content.

Reasons for suspecting that Epstein was killed or purposely allowed to commit suicide include the following:

  • Epstein was an extraordinarily important federal prisoner.
  • After his arrest, he was placed on suicide watch at least for a time following his apparent attempt last month to take his own life.
  • According to prison protocol, inmates taken off suicide watch are to be interned with another inmate and never by themselves.
  • Epstein was sequestered in a highly secure facility presumably with special capacities for monitoring inmates on such watch, including video cameras and guards trained for such duties.
  • Nonetheless, Epstein somehow found himself alone and unwatched with a rope, a belt, with sheets or some other material sufficient to hang himself -- in a cell with 8-foot ceilings.
  • He was inexplicably given unmonitored time to accomplish the task.

Where Do We Go from Here?

There is no claim here that the details presented above somehow "prove" foul play regarding the "suicide" of Jeffrey Epstein. However, they do provide basis for reasonable conspiracy theories sufficient (and necessary) to warrant serious investigations and perhaps indictments of e.g., Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein's reputed procurer of unsuspecting girls. The conspiracy theories in question warrant discovery processes, trials, presentation of evidence, deliberation by juries of peers, verdicts, and eventual clarification of the whole Jeffrey Epstein saga.

Only such legal processes will yield truthful conclusions. Internal investigations and heart-wrenching statements by proven and admitted liars will not do. Neither will out-of-hand dismissal of "conspiracy theories" as though the phrase exclusively describes fictional fantasies or paranoid imaginings. As presented by Charles Warzel and others, such dismissals simply mean that the theories in question are socially, culturally, and politically unacceptable too threatening to even consider. And so, we're told, rational analysts should back off.

Actually, as shown above, the theories are good and necessary. And so are the vilified social media through which The People thankfully counteract MSM disinformation and its defense of the given order and the official stories undergirding its undeserved legitimacy.

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As a Great Man once said, "Fool me once . . ."

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"The article lamented the power of Twitter and other social media to spread toxic conspiracy theories reflecting our current culture's worst 'choose your own reality' tendencies."

Naturally, whatever good this NYT article might have contained was only used as a packaging for the usual message the mainstream continues to try to pound into everyone's brains - "We must control what is being said over social media."

It is the mainstream that is poisoning the well, and has been for some time now, with this kind of BS. People who don't see how this diabolical message is being spread by the likes of the NYT need to bloody well WAKE UP!

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Well said, Advocate.

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Here's Caitlin's recent take...

The Epstein Case: Everyone's a Conspiracy Theorist

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And, from Patrick Martin, who's always a "must read"...

Why is the media dismissing questions about Jeffrey Epstein's death as "conspiracy theories"?

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Thank you for the links, DA!

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There are so many conspiracy theories because it's becoming more obvious to all (perhaps thanks to the internet) that this corporatized, highly-privatized government simply cannot be trusted.


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All theories are "conspiracy" theories. There's a conspiracy of postulates that form the basis of a theory. That's what a theory is.

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Yes. As I understand it, theory is about making connections between apparently disparate phenomena to make sense of the world. That's how human intelligence is demonstrated as well. Therefore so-called conspiracy theories about the Epstein case look at all the known facts in the light of history and human experience in general, and connects them in a narrative that makes sense beyond reasonable doubt. That's what good thinking and analysis is.

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They've given us this fantastic murder mystery. Who knows, maybe it was "Mr. Pedo killed himself in the cell with the bedsheet" as they say, but there are all these disparate clues lying around all over the place, just inviting anyone paying attention to pick them up, put them together and draw their own conclusions.

I saw a comment somewhere the other day that when they piss on our backs, we can go along and pretend that it is just raining, but when they piss in our faces, we cannot ignore it.

I don't know whether the sloppiness that feeds this is simple arrogance due to how much power they have over us or actual distress among the power elite who are now starting to kill each other. The shrieking about "conspiracy theories" only makes it worse for them, so I suspect the latter, though as things heat up it may look like the former for a while.

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The control freak ruling class is in a state of panic over what the internet has unleashed in the way of independent thought among the masses. They are desperately trying to put the lid back on what was for a time their near total ability to control public perceptions. It is heartening to see their efforts failing miserably.

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Yes, and all of us who support OEN are part of this thankfully subversive process.

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It should be a civic duty to be a conspiracy theorist considering how our rogue government has never once told us the truth about anything and has consistently shown itself as the world's leading aggressor.

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Well put. By vilifying "conspiracy theory," the CIA and MSM want us to stop thinking subversive thoughts and recognizing what's being done to us behind our backs and sometimes -- as with Mr. Epstein -- before our very eyes.

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There are a lot of conspiracy theories that are conspiracy FACTS!!

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Exactly. A real conspiracy theory is anything that persists after it has been demonstrated to be false by science and rational analysis. That 9/11 happened with US complicity is not a conspitracy theory, it's a very legitimate question with real probability of truth; that the world was invented 10,000 years ago is what a real conspiracy theory looks like.

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