End of HAARP Sure to Create New Conspiracy Theories

The federal government is shutting down the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, or HAARP, an entirely benign program that the Alex Jones crowd thinks has the power to control the weather, cause earthquakes and lots of other nefarious things.

The U.S. Air Force gave official notice to Congress Wednesday that it intends to dismantle the $300 million High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program in Gakona this summer.

The shutdown of HAARP, a project created by the late Sen. Ted Stevens when he wielded great control over the U.S. defense budget, will start after a final research experiment takes place in mid-June, the Air Force said in a letter to Congress Tuesday.

As Discovery Magazine points out, HAARP has long been a centerpiece of some of the more bizarre conspiracy theories floating around, like this one:

The program had become a favorite subject of conspiracy theories suggesting it had some sinister purpose. Nick Redfern, in his book “Keep Out! High Security Facilities, Underground Bases, and Other Off-Limits Areas,” asks rhetorically:

“Is such technology already being secretly utilized on a planet-wide scale, in order to instill fear in, and exert control over, the world’s population, and also exert military control and influence over areas of strategic interest? Many conspiracy theorists say yes… Those who see HAARP as having a distinctly covert agenda point to what they consider the project’s darkest of all secrets: The earthquake in Haiti.”

Redfern suggests that the January 2010, 7.0 magnitude earthquake — which leveled much of Haiti’s urban areas and killed at least 100,000 people — “was a deliberate HAARP-induced event, designed to provide the United States government with a reason to make its presence strongly felt in an area in which it had special interests.”

In classic follow-the-money-not-the-facts conspiracy thinking, the specific special interests in this case is oil. Redfern states that “HAARP can be secretly utilized to find underground and undersea oil reserves.

This can only mean one thing, of course. The New World Order/Illuminati must have created an even more powerful secret machine that can control the weather on Mars.

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  • blf

    The New World Order/Illuminati must have created an even more powerful secret machine that can control the weather on Mars.

    What it means is They have made contact with the Ancient Mayan Astronauts on Starship Siding Spring and have convinced them not to land on Mars and stage the invasion from there, but to instead head directly for Earth, where there will be no resistance to the reoccupying of the planet due to chemtrails, Obama, and the Great Mayan Collapsing Calendar disaster.

  • John Pieret

    The New World Order/Illuminati must have created an even more powerful secret machine that can control the weather on Mars.

    … or they created an even more powerful secret machine on Mars to control the weather here on Earth.

  • daved

    Who needs HAARP to cause earthquakes when we have fracking?

  • barry21

    Proof?

  • colnago80

    The Illuminati? Surely Brayton jests. It is beyond all doubt and question that HAARP is a dastardly plot hatched by Skull and Bones.

  • dingojack

    HAARP turned me into a newt once………

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    (Oh – it got better).

    Dingo

    • barry21

      @6 HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAARP

  • addiepray

    The government has possessed earthquake causing satellites for many years now. There is a terrific documentary called “Under Siege 2: Dark Territory” that shows this conclusively.

  • corporal klinger

    @ daved # 3

    “…Who needs HAARP to cause earthquakes when we have fracking…” ?

    I’m flabbergasted that you wouldn’t mention the danger of boobquakes! Unbelievable!!

  • zippythepinhead

    HAARP is the most kind, generous, wonderful, beautiful, and really cost-effective government program ever created and does not control people’s minds at all.

  • colnago80

    Re dingojack @ #6

    And here I thought that HAARP turned you into a Chihuahua.

  • busterggi

    HAARP was never more than a diversion from Benghazi!

  • dingojack

    BoObQuAkE, bOoBqUaKe!!!!! (that was a 25-B on the Bra Scale).

    busterggi – Was it? Or was it really the other way round? [adjusts tinfoil pirate hat and “Cap’n Jack” tinfoil dreds]

    Dingo

  • blf

    No, no. other way around: Benghazi is a diversion from HAARP. And a suspicious excess of newts.

    The Chihuahuas are from Agenda 21. Or maybe Common Core.

  • caseloweraz

    The federal government is shutting down the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, or HAARP, an entirely benign program that the Alex Jones crowd thinks has the power to control the weather, cause earthquakes and lots of other nefarious things.

    Well, that’s ridiculous. HAARP merely causes Muslim women to bare their breasts, and THAT causes the earthquakes.

  • Sideshow Bill

    Well the storm on Jupiter is shrinking. I bet HAARP had something to do with that too!

  • ffakr

    @12, @14 .. you’re Obviously false flag plants.

    HAARP CAUSED BENGHAZI!

  • ambassadorfromverdammt

    They SAY they’re sutting down HAARP – and you believe THEM?!?

  • dingojack

    Well of course they are, it’ll give the Rethuglians a project to pass bills to completely defund (several dozen times). This will ensure that the funds keep rolling in from the Teabaggers*, and give them ‘evul libruls’ something to point and laugh at.

    Dingo

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    * If they’re gonna remain useful to the Republicans, gotta make the poor bastards pay their way, since they can’t seem to run a successful candidate.

  • chilidog99

    The whole purpose of HAARP was to study way in which long range, wireless communications could be enhanced or disrupted, so it wasn’t totally benign.

  • Michael Heath

    “Is such technology already being secretly utilized on a planet-wide scale, in order to instill fear in, and exert control over, the world’s population, and also exert military control and influence over areas of strategic interest? Many conspiracy theorists say yes . . .

    Well that’s like asking conservatives/libertarians if climate scientists are lying about climate sensitivity and their predictions for the future. Or asking fundamentalist Christians if relevant scientists are lying in regards to common descent. However I think only one of these are funny, that’d the the one that doesn’t cause suffering to humanity.

  • http://mostlyrational.net tacitus

    The closure is easy to explain — after using HAARP to divert Hurricane Sandy into New Jersey and engineer the photo ops he needed to win the 2012 election, Obama doesn’t need it any more… (conspiracy theory courtesy of Alex Jones).

    Whoops — just checked with Alex Jones’ listeners, and apparently I am incorrect:

    They have the cell phone towers set up by now to do much more than the harp array.

    It has amazed me the speed with which they have blanketed the Country with Cellphone Towers.

    W.T.F? There are AT LEAST two more stationed in the USA and about 14 across the globe. That’s the KNOWN ones.

    Down for repairs….

    For weather manipulation (and killing flocks of birds) HAARP is too valuable. It ain’t goin’ nowhere. It could be the Alaska site is a sacrificial lamb to quell the outpourings of the conspiracy ‘terrorists’.

    It’s not going away. This is a ploy to get people to stop talking about it.

    they have them at every base here is one they have smaller devices that are as powerfull watch the plane that is flying around a storm cloud and next it dissipates to nothing the tech is in smaller package there is one at the nazi air base i hear that is holliman air base here in nm dont be surprised they are at all of them there is one probabaly at the dulci site in northern new mexico that has the underground facility has with the so called ets who are not ets but nephilim reptoids or the watchers

    So there you have it — it’s a feint / cell phone towers / because ETs…

  • Loqi

    They’re ending HAARP because the research is complete. Now comes the implementation and deployment!

  • caseloweraz

    Feverdream excerpt: …there is one at the nazi air base i hear that is holliman air base here in nm…

    Ah, yes: the Nazi air base. That would be “Holliman”* AFB in the state of Nazi Mexico — named, of course, for Earl Holliman because he’s been to Altair IV in United Planets cruiser C57D.**

    * Actually it’s spelled “Holloman AFB.”

    ** By virtue of his role in Forbidden Planet. “Another one ‘o them new worlds. No beer, no women, no pool halls. Nothin’ to do but throw rocks at tin cans, and we gotta bring our own tin cans.”

  • anubisprime

    Ahh…yea but …no but…yea but…the project was launched by a republican senator apparently…how does that work then? are the GOP actively seeking to do away with the voter base that elects them or something. maybe they are just pissed at the grass root ineffectiveness in elections for president?…I smell dominionism at the controls here!

    Maybe they are going for the boring option of world domination in a world with no one left to dominate…

    the curious have a right to know!

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