25 Government Conspiracies That Actually Ended Up Being Covered Up

Conspiracy theories can be fascinating, perplexing, or even downright lunatic, but are they ever true? Judging from the available historical evidence, they can be.

No matter how crazy some of them may appear to be at first glance, we all know looks can be deceiving. Things get especially confusing when the government is involved in such theories.

For example, many people believe that governments practice brainwashing in order to control people through fear. We can find several examples in which the governments wanted to keep a secret from the masses.

The following list of 25 Government Cover-Up Theories will give you an idea of what we’re talking about. You have the choice to decide what you want to believe.

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Area 51


The US government’s official name for Area 51 is the Nevada Test and Training Range, which is a unit of the Nellis Air Force Base. Today it is used as an open training range for the US Air Force.

However, the specific location has long been a topic of fascination for conspiracy theorists and paranormal enthusiasts, who suggest that the location is used by the US government to store and hide alien bodies and UFOs.


The New World Order


What is the New World Order exactly? Proponents suggest that it’s an anticipated new era of global cooperation between diverse nations, races, and cultures aimed at ushering in a utopia providing all the earth’s citizens with everything they need.

However, this celebrity-obsessed culture and the role that mainstream media plays in shaping the lives of people appears to be heading toward more of a dystopian dictatorship than a harmonic and peaceful utopia.


Adolf Hitler's "Fake" Death


In recent years, many theories and even books – such as Grey Wolf: The Escape of Adolf Hitler by Simon Dunstan and Gerrard Williams – have proposed the theory that Hitler did not die as the Soviets advanced on Berlin, but lived out his final years in South America.

The Soviets (and later the Russian Federation) claimed for years to have some remains of Hitler. But this claim was exposed in 2009 when an American scientist was allowed to examine the supposed skull of Hitler.

He concluded that the skull was definitely female, not male, and from a person aged 20 to 40, not 56, Hitler’s reported age of death. The Russian government still denies this account from Nick Bellantoni of the University of Connecticut.



Winston Churchill and UFOs


Sir Winston Churchill has been accused of covering up a close encounter between an RAF aircraft and a UFO during the Second World War.

The former prime minister allegedly ordered that the unexplained incident over the east coast of England should be kept secret for at least 50 years because it would provoke mass panic.

The claim was made by a scientist who said his grandfather was one of Churchill’s bodyguards. The British government rejects these claims to this day.




“Spygate” started in May 2018, when President Donald Trump accused the Obama administration of implanting a spy in his 2016 presidential campaign for political purposes.

However, Trump made these accusations without providing any evidence. He just claimed that “team” Obama organized all this in an effort to help Hillary Clinton win the general election.

In other words, Trump was just being Trump … again!

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