The Shortform
Published in

The Shortform

A US Government Conspiracy Theory

Heads up: read about a conspiracy theory that says the U.S. government is dumping a toxic brew of chemicals into the sky through jet airplane exhaust.

This is not a normal pattern for airplanes to fly. They crisscrossed above us with a long tail of exhaust trailing behind them. My friend said, “The government is dumping toxic chemicals on our heads”. Wait. What? There's a conspiracy theory about the cloud-like plumes that trail behind airplanes. It has been around for 20 years and is still spread by social media. So-called “chemtrails” are not real, according to…



The Shortform is dedicated to the quick read. If you are looking for some tiny nuggets of knowledge or some easy entertainment, you came to the right place. Specially designed for consuming content when you are short on time or energy.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Klara Jane Holloway

I write about my experiences in life. Some mundane, some sad, some funny, and hopefully none boring! And, I now have top writer status in “Life”.