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The Awl : Here’s the genius of VigilantCitizen.com: it combines the urgency of apocalyptic paranoia with the eggheaded fun of semiotic analysis. Conspiracy theories are hard to resist; you probably know otherwise normal people who, despite the evidence to the contrary, believe that 9/11 was an inside job, or that the moon landing was faked, or that vaccines cause autism. Conspiracy theories involving the U.S.

government are all the more believable given that it spent the 20th century screwing up its citizens both intentionally (Tuskegee syphilis experiment) and through its negligence (Love Canal). Plus there’s all that business around America’s founders and their connections to Freemasonry—and when you start thinking about whether Freemasons run the country, it won’t be long ....
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