Skip to comments.Glenn Beck Debunks the FEMA Concentration Camp Conspiracy Theory - Video 4/6/09
Posted on 04/06/2009 6:19:47 PM PDT by Federalist Patriot
Here is video of Glenn Beck today with a segment debunking the crazy conspiracy theory that FEMA is operating "Concentration Camps" in the United States. I guess I have been living under a rock somewhere because I had never heard such a wacko idea. But it is apparently all over the internet and has made the rounds via email as well. This sounds a lot like the 9-11 Truthers who won't go away, claiming the U.S. Government was behind the 9-11 attacks. It seems there will always be people to perpetuate conspiracy theories.
Anyway, Beck talks with a reporter from Popular Mechanics who positively disproves the FEMA Conspiracy Theory. . . . . . (Watch Video)
(Excerpt) Read more at freedomslighthouse.com ...
FEMA is buidling a prison in Plaquemines Parris in LA that has a 600,000 s.f foot print-I know I’ve worked on the project with the design firm. He can pooh-pooh it all he wants, I’ve seen and worked on the plans. Design is done-FEMA has just not give the project the green light yet.
Why the hell would FEMA do that? Why not the BOP? And why in Louisiana?
Isn’t Plaquemines Parrish in LA under sea level as is New Orleans?
It must be an exaggerated threat.
(And yes, I do listen to Beck on the headphones whilst working late at night.)
I don’t know what to tell you. The SOB is HUGE.
I didn’t ask much-I was there to work with the architect on the project. Why they would put it there?-I have no idea.
These where really big conspiracies during President Bush’s term, the leftists swore up and down he would cancel the election, become a dictator, and lock them up. They have resurfaced with some Presidential directives authorizing military bases to be used for housing individuals in a ‘national emergency’..
They are a continual archetype of the controllers versus the controlled in literary mythology. There is always the plot of complete removal of freedoms in masse. Unfortunately, history has given us two examples under the National Socialists in Germany and the Gulags in Soviet Russia.
I do have reservations about the FACT of camps being built inside military bases. To house in emergency or not, it’s not comforting with this ‘regime’ in power.
So how do you know its purpose?
It seems odd they would contract with someone with the propensity to squeal on the net when there are so many military and FEMA architects that are won’t blab.
I find it ironic all these theories that sounded outgageous when Bush was in office are actually coming true under Obama. But if we were to say the same thing, we sound kooky, but it’s a fact. A not reported by MSM fact, but fact nonetheless.
Read “Foucault’s Pendulum”, it is a great novel on how these conspiracies can be self fulfilling or, more often than not, people see what they want. It could be the left, obsessed with the fiction under Bush, have gotten the idea in their mind, and are fulfilling their own prophesy. Or it could be that we have been accused so much of being part of the conspiracy, that it is a thought implanted in our own minds, thus, we see what we want or expect (Rorschach test).
Because It’s called Plaquemines Parris Prison, and I was told by the design firm that it is for FEMA. You’re assuming I’ve been contracted by FEMA-I’ve not. And “military architects” and “FEMA architects”-don’t design prisons-design firms who specialize in correctional facilities design prisons. And as far as “blabbing”-the project will be publicly bid and built so there’s nothing secret about it. (at this time information about the project is somewhat limited, but it’s out there).
Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar (to quote Freud). Sometimes a regular old prison is just a prison.
How about the concentration camp underneath the Denver International Airport? Is that just for the western region?
(That conspiracy theory started twelve years ago on the net.)
I used to casually dismiss these things, but now that we have a megalomaniacal despot for a President, I don’t know....
that’s probably it, but the plans are for a four story (elevated buildings) with about 600,000 s.f of roof area.
Lets not forget the detention center under Raco field in Michigan’s UP. ;~)
The prision was destroyed during Katrina and FEMA is pushing the money for its rapid reconstruction.
Please stop your nonsensical posts. Beck is right, we have real fish to fry and your tinfoil mind is distracting us.
You can find the information here:
Here is an excerpt:
“On August 29, 2005, The Plaquemines Parish Sheriffs Office Detention Facility, located at 110
Prison Road, in Braithwaite, Louisiana, in Plaquemines Parish, was severely damaged by storm
surge, rain, and high winds stemming from Hurricane Katrina. Following the disaster, the
applicant applied for and was subsequently awarded funds to pay for the demolition and
reconstruction of the detention facility. The duration of the construction period for the
replacement facility is expected to be between 48 and 60 months. In order to facilitate operation
of the Plaquemines Parish criminal justice system in the interim, and to mitigate costs associated
with housing detainees in Jefferson Parish, the applicant proposes to construct a temporary
detention facility, located in the vicinity of latitude 29.5986, and longitude -89.8247, which lies
immediately southwest from the existing facility, on a parcel owned by the applicant, bounded to
the northeast by LA Hwy. 39, to the southeast by forested property owned by Henry E.
Duplessis, to the southwest by River Road, and to the northwest by forested property owned by
P.F. Williams. The proposed concrete structure would cover an area of approximately 94,100
square feet. Although this would be a temporary facility, it would be constructed in accordance
with applicable codes and standards regarding construction of penal detention facilities.”
The web makes it easier than ever to find old ephemera (e.g., "The Report from Iron Mountain")
I remember laughing at the lefties and all those Bush conspiracies.
I don’t believe there was so much dangerous legislation and governmental action during his term though.
The conspiracy theorists could be right this time.
Is REX 84 real or not?
I suppose you can say there have only been 2 if only read the 20th century.
Before, there was Xerxes, Saul, Herod, and Julius Caesar.
For that matter, how about Castro in Cuba, Ortega in Nicaragua, Mugabe in Rhodesia, Khomeini in Iran... probably a few I missed.
...and Chavez now.
lol, thanks.. it is actually considered one of the best 20th century novels, the author, Umberto Eco also wrote “The Name of the Rose”, another classic.
I’m just so proud of glenn for debunking this i think i’m gonna cry. Check out twitter.com/bannernews for more.
The legal authority for operating these facilities is available here from the US Army web site.
This has been out there for years ... no conspiracy just an open fact.
Despite the sinister sounding name, all that document is is guidelines for using current prisoners for labor project, such as when you see road crews cleaning up all the time. Nothing sinister in the actual contents. It basically outlines if prisoners can be used for these projects on military bases such as what they are used for on civilian projects.
Yes, you read it. They are proposing using inmates arrested by civilian authorities. They are interested in the better-behaved less hard-core types. Gathering up a crowd that demonstrates when they aren’t supposed to would qualify. (Provided they didn’t break anything or assault anyone, etc). People who are reluctant to leave their neighborhoods when instructed to would also be candidates. Maybe even being homeless would qualify - but there is considerable resistance to criminalizing homelessness. This is a mechanism to hold relatively large numbers of soft-core ‘arrestees’ or perhaps even ‘detainees’.
It certainly exists to be sure as do the campuses for holding these persons.
“He can pooh-pooh it all he wants, Ive seen and worked on the plans.”
Aren’t you concerned they will make you the first inmate for spilling the beans?
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