Conspiracy! The Show – Ep. 123 – Fireworks and the BLM Protests

Adam and Connor dive into the theory that the police are setting off fireworks in the streets to discredit (and maybe torture) Black Lives Matter protesters.

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Reference Links

Massive Fireworks Complaint Increases

https://gothamist.com/news/firework-complaints-increase-230x-june-officials-seek-supplier-crackdown

https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/2020/06/25/fireworks-every-night-milwaukee-illegal-neighborhood-shows-rise/3241994001/

The Original Facebook Post

https://www.facebook.com/sonofbaldwinfb/posts/10157844055022862?__tn__=K-R

The FDNY Caught Setting Off Fireworks On Camera

https://nypost.com/2020/06/17/fdny-firefighters-light-off-illegal-fireworks-in-brooklyn/

https://nypost.com/2020/06/23/nypd-fdny-appear-to-let-illegal-brooklyn-fireworks-show-play-out-video/

The History of Noise as a Weapon

The Sound of Fear: Room40 boss Lawrence English on the history of noise as a weapon

Sleep Deprivation Is Torture

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/sleep-deprivation-from-nightly-fireworks-can-be-viewed-as-torture-doctor-says-170111072.html

The Silent Majority

https://www.donaldjtrump.com/media/silent-majority-polling-confirms-president-trump-and-most-americans-agree-on-unjust-floyd-killing-and-violent-riots/

The Gentrifiers Draw A Line

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/carolinehaskins1/flatbush-brooklyn-fireworks-nypd-police-blm

Mayor De Blasio Forms Illegal Fireworks Task Force To Go After Suppliers In ‘Huge Sting Operation’

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Samantha Clarke is a writer, blogger and comedian who helps Adam Tod Brown out with the dirty work. You can find her own writing on her newsletter, substack.goodworks.com, or buy her poetry books on amazon.com/author/samanthaclarke