Aden McClune

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter

Aden McClune is a junior at liberty and writes a blog about conspiracy theories for Wingspan. In his spare time, he plays the bass guitar, reads, and listens to music.

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Conspiracy theories are a staple of popular culture. In this weekly blog, Aden McClune discusses some of the most popular ones.

Conspiracies and You

March 30, 2021
Former CIA Director William Colby (right) talks with former Deputy Assistant for National Security Affairs Brent Scowcrof (middle) and former Vice President Nelson A. Rockefeller (left) about the Vietnam War during a break from a meeting of the National Security Council on April 24, 1975.

William Colby

March 2, 2021
How the large monolith-like structure on Mars’ moon, Phobos, was formed has led to many different theories, but perhaps nobody will ever know the truth.


February 23, 2021
The site of the Ruby Ridge incident of Aug. 1992.

Ruby Ridge

February 9, 2021
Some people know of Augusto Pincochet, and his military dictatorship that killed and tortured thousands in Chile, but many do not know that he was only a small part in right-wing dictatorships in South America propped up by the U.S. government and the CIA.

Operation Condor

February 3, 2021
The National Student Organization was exposed in the Ramparts magazine in 1967 for having money funneled to them by the CIA for festivals and other events. Massive amounts of propaganda was made  using the average American student. This was blown open in 1977 when journalists Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward exposed the Watergate scandal in 1974.

Operation Mockingbird

January 26, 2021
Nevada State Route 375, or the Extraterrestrial Highway, stretches across south-central Nevada and is near Area 51, also home to many suspected extraterrestrial activity.

Area 51

January 26, 2021
In this week's Conspiracies and You, staff reporter Aden McClune talks about Bohemian Grove.

Bohemian Grove

January 5, 2021
This week staff reporter Aden McClune writes about chemtrails.


December 15, 2020
This week staff reporter Aden McClune writes about the Gulf of Tonkin incident.

Gulf of Tonkin incident

December 8, 2020
This week staff reporter Aden McClune writes about the mysterious Georgia Guidestones. Four 16 foot tall granite slabs in Elbert County, GA, the Georgia Guidestones were commissioned in 1977 by a “Richard C. Christian” (a pseudonym) and, like most subjects covered in this blog, their true purpose may never be known.

The Georgia Guidestones

December 1, 2020
This week staff reporter Aden McClune describes the idea of a

The Great Reset

November 17, 2020
This week staff reporter Aden McClune discusses the theories behind 5G network.

The price of 5G

November 10, 2020
Operation Northwoods

Operation Northwoods

November 4, 2020
This one is ridiculous, and probably half the people that “believe” are hopefully just contrarians, or it’s satire. But yes, haven’t you heard? Space is fake and the Earth is flat. Some with PHDs in pseudo-science still live in the Dark ages.

Flat earth

October 28, 2020
In the third part of his series on the New World, staff reporter Aden McClune discusses the existence of super-states.

New World Order pt. III

October 27, 2020
In a follow up to last week's blog, staff reporter Aden McClune further discusses the New World order, also known as the Illuminati.

New World Order pt. II

October 20, 2020
New world order

New world order

October 14, 2020
Project MK Ultra is the name for a series of mind control experiments conducted by the CIA.

Project MK Ultra

September 29, 2020
Conspiracies about alien life are far from being uncommon. This week Aden McClune takes a look at conspiracies involving alien involvement in the Holocaust.

Nazis and the Occult

September 22, 2020
Celebrities are often the center of many conspiracy theories. In this week's blog, Aden McClune discusses one about John McCartney.

Paul is dead

September 15, 2020
There are many conspiracies surrounding the assassination of president John F. Kennedy. In this week's blog, Aden McClune discusses some.

The JFK Assassination

September 8, 2020
Many people, from many different generations believe for one reason or another that the 1969 moon landing was fake. But how fake? And what does fake actually mean?

The Moon Landing

September 8, 2020
Allison Zhang

Allison Zhang

February 19, 2020
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