Fidel Castro Now a Bilderberg Group Conspiracy Theorists
Fidel Castro has a new favorite book: Daniel Estulin's The True Story of the Bilderberg Group, which is more or less full of conspiracy theories. Tinfoil hats are recommended accessories when reading it. Castro's three page story in Wednesday edition of communist party newspaper Granma largely quotes from the book, with Castro heaping praise upon the writer.
The Bilderberg group basically amount to an annual meeting of 130 of the world's most powerful and influential people. Everyone from the Clintons to Colin Powell and Condelezza Rice have attended at one point or another. But because of the meeting's secrecy, it's ripe ground for conspiracy theorists.
Usually it's political extremists on both the left or the right who make a muck about the group. Some think it aims to promote capitalist domination, others think it's setting up a socialist New World Order.
Castro himself made no direct comments about the group, but the quotes he selected, interestingly, seem to line up more with the "socialist one world government" school of Bilderberg theorists.
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