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Colorado is at the center of plenty of conspiracy theories. Here are eight of our favorites.
1. NORAD Issued Stand Down Order - Among the many conspiracy theories surrounding the 9/11 attacks is one that involves NORAD. According to theorists, the government allowed the attacks to happen. The claim is that NORAD had the capability to intercept the hijacked planes, but it was issued a stand down order to allow the airplanes to reach their targets without interference.
Read more: theconspiracyfiles.com
2. United Airlines Flight 585 Crash - In March 1991, United Airlines flight 585 crashed in Colorado Springs, killing all 25 passengers and crew members aboard. After investigating, the NTSB announced that a faulty rudder system was likely the cause of the crash, but others believe different theories outside the NTSB’s report. According to one theory, the pilot was involved in an affair with the co-pilot. While preparing to land at the Colorado Springs Airport, the co-pilot told the pilot that she wanted to end the affair. Enraged by the news, the theory claims the pilot killed the co-pilot, then drove the plane straight into the ground.
Read more: westword.com
3. Aurora Theater Shooting - There is speculation that the U.S. government somehow had a hand in the Aurora theater shooting that left 12 people dead and more than 70 others injured on June 20, 2012. One theorist claims that the attack was a government ploy to bolster support for the upcoming U.N. vote on the “global small arms treaty,” which could have resulted in gun confiscation across America. According to the theory, the mission “was to cause as much terror and mayhem as possible.”
Read more: naturalnews.com
4. Second Aurora Theater Gunman? - Although investigators were confident that James Holmes acted alone in the Aurora Theater Shooting, speculators believe he was not the only shooter. One witness reported seeing someone in the theater pry open the emergency door for somebody else, while another witness told a reporter, “From what we saw he wasn’t alone … because the second can of tear gas didn’t come from his side.”
Read more: businessinsider.com
5. Cattle Mutilations - Cattle mutilations in the San Luis Valley have baffled ranchers and officials for years. The animals’ innards were gone, tongues were sliced out, udders were carefully removed, eyes were cored away and facial skin was sliced and gone, without a drop of blood on the ground or remaining skin. Some believe it’s the work of extraterrestrial life. Others believe the deaths to be work of the blood-thirsty “Chupacabra.”
Read more: denverpost.com, chieftain.com
6. Blucifer, The Haunted Mustang - One of the first things travelers are greeted by when leaving Denver International Airport is a 32-foot-tall, neon blue sculpture of a mustang. Nicknamed “Blucifer and “DIAblo,” the piece of public art is believed to be haunted. New Mexican artist Luis Jiminez was rushing to finish the Mustang on June 13, 2006, when a piece of the sculpture fell on the artist, killing him. The sculpture is supposed to represent the wild spirit of the old American west, but many call it “a killer,” frightening and out of place.
Read more: diaconspiracyfiles.com
7. DIA - Denver International Airport is the subject of many conspiracy theories. Some claim the airport was built to house the headquarters of the New World Order, which theorists believe is a group of influential people throughout the world whose goal is to take over the world. Others claim there are hidden underground tunnels and secret bunkers meant to house world leaders in case of a disaster or apocalypse.
Read more: strangehistory.org, businessinsider.com
8. The Secret Life of JonBenet Ramsey - Could Katy Perry secretly be JonBenet Ramsey, the child beauty queen who was mysteriously murdered in her Boulder home in 1996? One theorist claims Perry’s parents are secretly Patsy and John Ramsey, and that JonBenet grew up to be one of the biggest pop stars in the world.
Read more: hollywoodlife.com