Americans (and many others, to be sure) believe in the some pretty weird things.  They also love their conspiracies the distrust of their government.  For many conspiracy theorists, belief that the government is trying to control its people via wireless signals, chemtrails, water agents, or the media, is common.

Here’s just a few of the things that that people believe in the United States of Conspiracy:

  • 8% of Americans believe that the number 13 brings bad luck…
  • 5% believe that airplane exhaust (contrails) contains chemicals that the government is using for nefarious reasons…
  • 18% believe the Sun revolves around the Earth
  • 9% believe that the government adds fluoride to water for  sinister reasons…
  • 6% believe that Osama bin Laden is still alive…
  • 15% believe the government or media adds mind controlling technology to TV broadcast signals (they they were predominantly via antenna)…
  • 21% believe that the government covered up a UFO crash at Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947…
  • 14% believe that Bigfoot exists…
  • 28% believe that a New World Order is conspiring to rule the world…
  • 7% believe that America did not land on the moon
  • 4% believe that shape shifting reptiles control the world…

Take these stats with a grain of salt… It’s entirely possible that at least some of the survey respondents are answering with tongue-in-cheek replies to be funny…

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