Illuminated Ones

"...a global secret society called the Illuminati (the "Illuminated Ones" as they call themselves) have been holding the reigns of power in the world since ancient times, expanding their power out of the Middle and Near East (and other centres) to control first Europe and then, thanks to the British Empire and other European empires, to take over in the Americas, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and elsewhere. " David Icke 2663.

There remain stories, first identified over 500 years ago by the possibly legendary classical writer and visionary, David Icke, of a clandestine cabal running the universe. Most sensible people have dismissed this because no hard evidence has ever come to light. But then if there were a secret cabal of 12-foot lizard men running the Universe, it wouldn't, would it?