This series was far too biased for my tastes. When the audience watches this type of documentary it is because they are interested in seeing the information that was buried to create a cover-up. So when a series like this places far too much bias and emphasis on the opinions of the skeptics who support the cover-up or gov't point of view, it infuriates the audience... thus, they stop watching because the program has demonstrated which way it is leaning. Many of these TV conspiracy programs will pump you up with great info at the beginning and then wait until the end of the show where they proceed to brutally bash the validity of everything you just spent an hour watching. There is no reason for these documentaries to provide the skeptic's viewpoints. These are not news programs.
Jesse Ventura's new "Conspiracy Theory" series focused solely on digging out the buried information and did not bother with these disinformation jackals. As a result, Jesse's program was received with rave reviews. The public is sick and tired of these paid disinformationists who trash every investigative program produced with the exception of Ventura's and some private videos. Ventura's program was refreshing and invigorating. Prior to his new series, I didn't think much about him. I now have a much improved opinion of him. It takes a lot of courage to speak out like that.
The US Gov't freely admits they pay to have documentaries, TV programs and movies produced which lean a certain way. The CIA (for one) has hundreds of front organizations. It is common knowledge through admissions and official documents released through the FOIA that Law and Intelligence agents join a lot of these conspiracy, UFO and peace groups to keep track of their activities. They also set up and fund these "skeptic" periodicals, duplicitous groups (which pretend to be something they are not), disinfo authors and various experts to discredit any information they do not want the public to know. Bluebook was a good example.
So, either the producers of this program were part of the gov't payroll or the producers (or the network officials) were so completely dumb that they could not figure out that you don't produce a documentary which then beats up and insults the opinions of the viewers who watch your show. You also have to make some effort to find new information to add. Viewers interested in seeing the "cover-ups" uncovered, don't want to see or hear from these disinfo bashers on the programs. So, it is like shooting yourself in the foot to chase off your own audience. It was either by design or by stupidity. Probably both.
But Jesse Venture (whom I had no affinity toward prior to his recent TV show) was a great example of making a serious effort to find out the truth without insulting the audience. Unfortunately, after 7 episodes, he disappeared. It will be interesting to see if he is forced off the air or forced to become complicit with the gov't demands to use disinfo tactics.
This Conspiracy ? program lost most of their viewers when the disinfo commentators scoffed at anyone who believed the grassy knoll. Then they did the same thing regarding Princess Di and MLK and Majestic 12, etc. Anywhere from 70-90% of the public knows cover-ups were involved, so what did these producers expect when their programs were met with such hostility? As I said, you don't slap your audience in the face. It is the fastest way to lose them.... but likely this was just another deliberate disinfo effort to irritate people into losing interest on those subjects.
But I'm sure we will now hear from a crowd of paid disinfo jackals who will tell you just the opposite of what I said. They send them out in droves to do mass emails and commentaries. I've dealt with them many times. Between them and the computer bloggers in diapers (who weren't even born when most of these events occurred), they follow the gov't programming to dispute anything the rest of us know to be true. All I can say is to consider the source. Don't let other people do your thinking for you. Let them blog out their disinfo and questionable IQ's. It makes them feel better to think they might have dissuaded the readers or audience... they have no clue how unimportant they really are. Anyone with any intelligence would ignore those efforts. Just remember that "Conspiracy theory" is just a label the gov't agencies came up with to scare people from speaking up about forbidden subjects. People fear being called names, so by applying a negative label to it, some of the weak kneed people run and hide. Just remember the saying about "sticks and stones"...
There are better documentaries as I mentioned. You can also buy some really good DVD's on these cover-up or conspiracy subjects online which the disinfo and bloggers can't do anything about. Many of those DVD's have never been on TV and have information about these subjects which has never been aired. You would be amazed at what you have not heard. I recommend going online to someplace like Amazon and trying some of these DVD's. You have to choose wisely. Some are just junk like this program... but others are quite impressive with the info they have to offer. I was amazed at some of the new info I learned... and I did verify the validity of the info. The internet is also a good resource for verifiable info as long as you select respectable websites and official documents as the best resources.
You can definitely do better than this set of videos for these conspiracy subjects.
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