New Conspiracy Theory: Children Kidnapped for Mars Slave Colony

Even in this age of free-flying swindling theories, this one’s a doozy.


On Thursday (June 29), a guest on Alex Jones’ radio uncover named Robert David Steele claimed that Mars is inhabited — by people sent to a Red Planet opposite their will.

“We indeed trust that there is a cluster on Mars that is populated by children who were kidnapped and sent into space on a 20-year ride, so that once they get to Mars, they have no choice though to be slaves on a Mars colony,” Steele told Jones, a owner of a argumentative InfoWars website. [25 Space Conspiracies That Just Won’t Die]

It’s misleading because this “ride” would final dual decades; it takes only 6 to 9 months to strech Mars regulating stream thrust technology. Perhaps Steele believes that a kidnapped children lapse to Earth, as adults, 20 years after being energetic away?

Whatever a sum might be, Jones seemed open to a possibility.

“Look, we know that 90 percent of a NASA missions are secret, and I’ve been told by high-level NASA engineers that we have no idea,” Jones told Steele, who a uncover billed as a “CIA insider.” “There is so most things going on.”

Jones went on to supplement that “clearly, they don’t wish us looking into what is happening; each time probes go over, they spin them off.”

The Daily Beast did some due industry on Steele’s assertion, contacting NASA for a comment.

“There are no humans on Mars. There are active rovers on Mars. There was a gossip going around final week that there weren’t. There are,” Guy Webster, a orator during NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, who specializes in a agency’s Mars-exploration activities, told The Daily Beast. “But there are no humans.”

Alex Jones has upheld and promulgated swindling theories in a past. He has claimed, for example, that a Dec 2012 electrocute in Newtown, Connecticut — in that 20-year-old Adam Lanza shot and killed 27 people, including 20 first-graders — was a hoax.  

Mars has proven to be fruitful belligerent for swindling theorists over a years as well. There’s a famous “face on Mars,” of course. And some-more recently, UFO enthusiasts have claimed that NASA’s Curiosity corsair has prisoner images of a accumulation of Red Planet animals that resemble rats, lizards, squirrels and crabs.

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