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Conspiracy News: Invisible Children Were Spying for the Ugandan Government

Are charities supposed to do that kind of thing? I'm not sure that they are.

So that's why Invisible Children weren't able to get the sequel to Kony 2012 out on time, they were too busy spying. Or at least that's what WikiLeaks thinks.

We all knew that Jason Russell and his weird, Christian emo friends have been busy pushing the Ugandan military agenda (that agenda in full: Oi, America, please give us some super-weapons so we can melt our enemies in a flood of boiling bullets!), but apparently they didn't stop there.


According to Black Star News, those Wiki guys have uncovered evidence that some former child soldiers employed by Invisible Children gave tip offs to the Ugandan security forces, which led to the arrests of enemies of the Ugandan regime.

Do charities do this sort of thing? It doesn't seem like the kind of thing that charities should do. But maybe I'm horribly naive, maybe the modern charity is basically like the CIA in the 1960s, flying around the world arming one bunch of arseholes to eliminate another bunch of arseholes based on some grandiose political philosophy which sounded brilliant in a university lecture hall.

Anyway, it's hard to imagine the press getting much worse for Invisible Children. They're currently seen as a neo-colonial, crypto-evangelist cult of agent provocateurs led by a Satanist flasher. And did you watch Kony 2012: Part Two? Billed as the answer to the critics who claimed that Invisible Children didn't know what they were on about, it was basically that bit in The Office when David Brent pretends he knows all about Dostoevsky by googling him and then repeating it to people in a pompous way.

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Previously on Invisible Children:

Should I Donate to Kony 2012 or Not?

There's a New Kony Video