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Thursday, June 19, 2008

Black Helicopters!

posted by on June 19 at 11:47 AM

In a post titled “Preparations For the DNC ? Military Excersie (sic) Drills in Denver,” We Are Change Colorado, the Denver chapter of a nationwide 9/11 Truth group, has a video reporting on black helicopters that are flying over Denver.

It begins with an in-depth study of a 5-year-old child’s drawings of helicopters (“Wow, that’s frightening,” one of the Truthers says), continues with some Truth guys acting like they’re in the first half of some sort of paramilitary Blair Witch Project, uncovering the secrets of these helicopters, and goes on from there. Confusingly, a soldier throws a glow-stick wrapped in an American flag at the Truthers. They theorize about this glow-stick in their blog:

Now whether or not this glow stick meant we just got ‘fragged’ by a drill grenade, or if it was just a friendly gesture by our boys in the military is unknown, but coming with in feet of our position you can rest assured they are deadly accurate from that height.

The local news sources say that the black helicopters are part of an anti-terrorism test. Truthers theorize that…well…that they’re going to do something nasty at the Democratic National Convention. Of course, when the black helicopters don’t sweep in and abduct Barack Obama, the Truthers will find another reason for the helicopters. No doubt it’s all tied in to…9/11 (cue melodramatic music now)!

Way to be credible, guys.

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"Truth guys acting like they’re in the first half of some sort of paramilitary Blair Witch Project"


you were such a good hire, haha.

Posted by Non | June 19, 2008 11:53 AM
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Oh no Athena drew pictures of the 6 time to kill her.

Posted by vooodooo84 | June 19, 2008 11:59 AM
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This post just reminds me of breathless callers reporting various revelations and conspiracies on the Art Bell show.

Posted by laterite | June 19, 2008 11:59 AM
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It wouldn't surprise me if the flag-wrapped glow stick was an intentionally random (but portentous) act, just to see what new conspiracy theory twist it might provoke.

Posted by lostboy | June 19, 2008 12:01 PM
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what a bunch of morans

Posted by Porkchop Sandwiches! | June 19, 2008 12:01 PM
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Um, hello?

Yes, I'd like to report a missing glowstick.

Identifying marks?

No, it was just a glowstick.

Yeah, I threw it at some kid who was flashing her laser pointer at my black chopper.

Uh huh ...

True. Next time I'll use a rock.

Posted by Will in Seattle | June 19, 2008 12:03 PM
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as a Denverite, it's hard for me to dismiss these seeming crazytards out of hand immediately. My dreams have echoed with a relentless THUMP THUMP THUMP the past couple nights because of these Orwellian "exercises."

Posted by cryinlion | June 19, 2008 12:09 PM
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"Way to be credible, guys.'

Truthers parted ways with credibility years ago.

Posted by Giffy | June 19, 2008 12:11 PM
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Eek, I'm going to Denver next month. Should I be on the lookout for glowsticks pelting down on me from above?

It would be silly for the military not to practice ahead of the convention because honestly who knows what kind of crazy shit might go down, after all the convention organizers are running way behind on the budget so there could be appetizer riots. And, they aren't serving fried foods so delegates from the deep fried states might take up arms.

Posted by PopTart | June 19, 2008 12:12 PM
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As a Denverite, it's hard to dismiss these seeming Chris Carter-apotheosizing crazytards out of hand. My dreams have echoed with a relentless THUMP THUMP THUMP because of these Orwellian "exercises."

Posted by CryinLion | June 19, 2008 12:13 PM
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I love Truthers so much more than Paultards. Thanks, Mr. Constant for continuing to bring the updates on these kooks.

Posted by kid icarus | June 19, 2008 12:20 PM
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We Are Change Colorado, and you can, too!

Posted by rb | June 19, 2008 12:21 PM
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I hope We Are Change Colorado continues to document these exercises as well as expose groups that are promoting violence at the DNC like recreate68.org

Lets hope that the DNC does not turn into a state sponsored black op like the WTO.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0POPVIX6sf0

Posted by Bald Face Lie | June 19, 2008 12:38 PM
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Does anyone have a timeline that can show us when exactly the Truthers got coopted by the kook right-wing militia types? That black helicopter stuff is so 1992. What's next, complaining about the New World Order (tm)? Are you sure those aren't UN helicopters? Or CANADIAN helicopters?

Not that it's surprising. Any "movement" that stupid and that disorganized and that scattershot in its ideas is bound to be coopted by somebody.

Will, I think shining a laser pointer at a military helicopter on exercises is going to get you in a lot more trouble than a glow stick. I'm not sure how much more, but I would like you to try it so we can find out.

Posted by Fnarf | June 19, 2008 12:53 PM
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@14 - actually, you're not supposed to know about the Canadian choppers, Fnarf.

Posted by Will in Seattle | June 19, 2008 12:56 PM
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Will @15, why not?  Are they stealing designs from the Orange County crew?

Posted by lostboy | June 19, 2008 1:01 PM
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I love that the clear, to-be-developed lot by my apartment is a "holding grounds" to these kooks. Sure, seeing guys with machine guns flying over my apartment was scary, but these people have watched way too many x-files episodes.

Posted by random poster | June 19, 2008 1:16 PM
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Because then the terrorist White Supremacists will know.

(funny thing is, I'm not really joking, even if this is humorous).

Posted by Will in Seattle | June 19, 2008 1:26 PM
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@14:
They've been having temper tantrums about the New World Order for years. Probably about 2003 they decided to merge with their intellectual equals in the "guvment's bad" movements. Also, many think Waco was a false flag with McVey being a fall guy or CIA agent to try to preemptively stop them from seeking the truth. Or something.

They have a creationist level grip on reality in general, to put it briefly.

Posted by Sean | June 19, 2008 1:31 PM
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We know you're not joking, Will. You don't have to tell us. That's like telling us "I'm not hitting 800 home runs".

Posted by Fnarf | June 19, 2008 2:04 PM
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Poptart wrote:

It would be silly for the military not to practice ahead of the convention because honestly who knows what kind of crazy shit might go down,

What sort of crazy shit going down would warrant military involvement? Local and maybe state police, but the military? I don't think so.

Posted by Phil M | June 19, 2008 2:12 PM
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Do a Google search for "9/11" and "Denver International Airport." You'll find plenty of crazy shit, possibly including links to the infamous "boxcars with shackles and guillotines" conspiracy theory.

Posted by Greg | June 19, 2008 2:18 PM

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