An argument presenting a case for ETI influence
Out Of The Blue: Sighting [clip]
Astronaut Gordon Cooper's Sighting - In 1955, while stationed at Edwards Air
Force Base, Mercury 7 Astronaut Gordon Cooper witnessed an event that has yet to
be explained nearly 50 years later. He was supervising the filming of a
precision landing facility for F-86 fighter jets. Suddenly, a saucer-like craft
flew directly over the cameraman. Three landing gear apparatus opened, and the
object landed on the dry lake bed.
"I think it’s time to open the books on questions
that have remained in the dark; on the question of government investigations of
UFOs. It’s time to find out what the truth really is that’s out there. We
ought to do it because it’s right; we ought to do it because the American people
quite frankly can handle the truth; and we ought to do it because it’s
John Podesta, former White House Chief of Staff,
Oct. 22, 2002 at the National Press Club
"It's funny how an alien race with technology so
advanced as to allow manned (sic.) interstellar travel, technology which must be
millennia ahead of our own, have yet to master the fine art of stealth flight
through our skies, e.g. by turning off their lights so as not to be seen."
Yes, and I also find it funny that many of the same people
who won’t consider the possibility that other intelligent beings may exist in
the universe have convinced themselves that ‘they’ understand how an ETI thinks
and what motivates them. Considering the apparent variety and duration of
sightings why would you think they don’t want to be seen?
Silent Running: 'Black Triangle' Sightings on the Rise
By Leonard David
Senior Space Writer,
posted: 02 September 2004
They have become legendary in UFO circles. Huge, silent-running “Flying
Triangles” have been seen by ground observers creeping through the sky low and
slow near cities and quietly cruising over highways.
The National Institute for Discovery Science (NIDS), has catalogued the Triangle
sightings, sifting through and combining databases to take a hard look at the
mystery craft. Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, NIDS is a privately funded science
institute with a strong research focusing on aerial phenomena.The results of
their study have just been released and lead to some unnerving, still puzzling
The study points out: “The United States is currently experiencing a wave of
Flying Triangle sightings that may have intensified in the 1990s, especially
towards the latter part of the 1990s. The wave continues. The Flying Triangles
are being openly deployed over and near population centers, including in the
vicinity of major Interstate Highways.”
Open, even brazen
According to Colm Kelleher, NIDS Administrator, the newly completed quasi
“meta-analysis” of Flying Triangles melds three major U.S. databases: NIDS, the
Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) and data collected by independent researcher, Larry
Hatch, the creator and owner of one of the largest and most comprehensive UFO
databases in the world.
Kelleher said, the analysis indicates that deployment of Flying Triangles is
open, not covert, and involves low-flying, brightly lit aircraft routinely
deployed over populated areas including cities and Interstate highways.
UFOs: What to
For RAND Use Only
George Kocher, 27 November 1968
PART 1: UFOs -- HISTORICAL ASPECTS
Those familiar with the UFO literature are aware that reports of sightings did
not begin with Arnold's sighting in 1947, but that phenomenology much the same
as is reported today can be found in documents going back to the earliest times.
Vallee (2) gives a sampling of this; B.L.P. Trench (3) has made a more thorough
study and reports on the research of others able to study the original
What was reported? Luminous discs, shields, globes and elongated objects in the
sky, sometimes alone, sometimes in large numbers. Occasional descriptions of
interactions with the observers are also mentioned, including landings, and
seeing and communicating with occupants. The latter events especially were
almost always interpreted in a religious context. A recent
example is the repeated appearance of a typical UFO phenomenology at Fatima,
Portugal on six successive months in 1917. The October 13 phenomenon was the
best reported and was witnessed by a crowd of about 70,000 persons, including a
number of scientists, reporters, atheists, and agnostics, as well as faithful
Catholics. One of the scientifically curious was Dr. A Garrett of the University
of Coimbra. Rain, which had been falling that day, ceased and the crowd
looked up to see the "sun" now visible through the heavy clouds. Professor
"...I turned toward this (sun) which was attracting all
eyes and I could see it like a disk with a clear cut edge, with a vivid rim,
luminous and shining, but without hurting one. The comparison I have heard at
Fatima with a disk of dull silver, does not seem to me exact. It was a clearer,
more vivid, richer color and with shifting tints like the luster of a pearl. It
was not at all like the moon on a clear transparent night, for one saw and felt
it like a living star. Nor was it spherical like the moon, nor did it have the
same quality of lighter and less light. It looked like a burnished wheel cut out
of mother-of-pearl. Nor could it be confused with the sun seen through a fog --
there was no fog... This disc spun dizzily round. It was not the twinkling of a
star: it whirled round upon itself with mad rapidity... The sun, preserving the
celerity of its rotation, detached itself from the firmament and advanced,
blood-red, towards the earth, threatening to crush us with the weight of its
vast and fiery mass. These moments made a terrifying impression." (4)
The relationship of the old phenomenology to religion
are discussed by Thomas. (5)
To accompany the textual accounts I refer you to the
visual representations as compiled
by Matthew Hurley in his
Historical artwork and UFOs collection of images. From the A.D.
I particularly find the following works intriguing, "The Annunciation" (1486) by Carlo Crivelli,
"The Madonna with
Saint Giovannino" 15th century [unknown artist, attributed to the Lippi
school], and "The Baptism of Christ"
1710 by Aert De Gelder. For more biblical evidence read the
Ezekiel and his flying "wheel" and my identification of other craft in the book
of Revelation. (For a scientific
explanation of the 'beams of light' in the paintings below please see the
page. The explanation provides a second possible explanation for these
HISTORICAL ARTWORK & UFO’s
For a number of years I have been intrigued by old artwork that appears to
depict UFOs. The artwork in my collection consists of frescos, tapestries,
illustrations, oil paintings and early photographs.
Although some of the artwork represents actual sightings, others feature UFOs in
a religious context.
One can only guess at why these artists chose to insert UFOs into their artwork.
Did they have UFO sightings in their day and decide to add them in ? Perhaps
they had an inner urge to insert them. Maybe they had some arcane knowledge
about the relationship between UFOs and certain religious events.
Whatever the truth is, there are UFOs in these pieces of artwork and one can
ponder and reflect on this truth.
"In all my years looking at the sky I have never seen a so called flying saucer, cigar or any other unidentified craft. I belong to several astronomy
clubs and communicate with astronomers across the country, and they too agree
that they have never seen UFOs."
I think you understand after you wrote this that just because you haven’t
found them doesn’t mean you have proven they don’t or can’t exist. Instead,
based on your considerable data set you have no proof that they exist so the
probability that they do is consequently very small. You may assume that the probability they
do exist is zero but I argue that would be overextending the value of your data
set. I can think of several ways and reasons why you and your associates have
not found your conclusive proof yet. Remember that you are dealing with an
‘intelligence’ and not something like an asteroid or comet (many of which also
avoid detection). I would also suggest that your data set is actually very
If one of your fellow astronomers said he did see a UFO but didn’t have a
camera, how much credibility would you grant his testimony considering all of
the science fiction in our culture? Now if you extend your data collection
beyond our modern age and gather eye witness accounts from the past, aren't you
compelled to consider other possibilities? If there were no such things as UFOs
hundreds and thousands of years ago, and in their time
the only things that flew were birds, bugs, bats, etc. why would people describe
flying space craft in such detail and show them interacting with humanity?
Can all of the testimonial evidence be dismissed for lack of physical evidence?
Can it all be explained away by subjective desires and delusions, influenced
perhaps by prior fictional accounts?
“The eye sees only
what the mind is prepared to comprehend.”
"The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new
landscapes but in having new eyes."
UFOs in the Bible:
Journey back through time into the mysterious world of UFOs as revealed through
ancient biblical texts. Through intensive reinterpretation of early religious
documents, researchers believe that they have found evidence of ancient UFO
activity. From Elijah's flying "chariots of fire" to Ezekiel's "wheels within
wheels in the sky", and even the enigmatic aerial phenomenon leading Moses
during the Exodus, we put a modern perspective on the writings of the Bible in
the context of UFOs.
"Religion is a primitive
form of philosophy, [the] attempt to offer a comprehensive view of reality."
Ayn Rand, (The Objectivist Feb 1966)
determination to take the whole evidence into account is the only method of
preservation against the fluctuating extremes of fashionable opinion.”
Alfred North Whitehead
“Now, even though the realms of religion and science
in themselves are clearly marked off from each other, nevertheless there exist
between the two strong reciprocal relationships and dependencies. Though
religion may be that which determines the goal, it has, nevertheless, learned
from science, in the broadest sense, what means will contribute to the
attainment of the goals it has set up. But science can only be created by those
who are thoroughly imbued with the aspiration toward truth and understanding.
This source of feeling, however, springs from the sphere of religion. To this
there also belongs the faith in the possibility that the regulations valid for
the world of existence are rational, that is, comprehensible to reason. I cannot
conceive of a genuine scientist without that profound faith. The situation may
be expressed by an image: science without religion is lame, religion without
science is blind.”
Albert Einstein, November 9, 1930
Revelation 9: 4 (KJV)
And it was commanded them that they should not hurt the grass of the
earth, neither any green thing, neither any tree; but only those men which have
not the seal of God in their foreheads.
The Physiology of Jung’s Four Functions & Their Organization, By Katherine Benziger, Ph.D.
- Jung’s four Functions are rooted in four distinct areas of the cortex.
Thinking is housed in the Left Frontal Lobe. Intuition is housed in the Right
Frontal Lobe. Sensation is housed in the Left Posterior Convexity. Feeling is
housed in the Right Posterior Convexity.
- The difference between the Feeling Function and Emotions can be understood
more clearly. The Feeling Function is a cortical capacity to recognize the
presence or absence of harmony – between colors, tones, or human beings. By
contrast, emotions are a limbic capacity to experience delight, anger, fear,
Remember that the search is the most time consuming portion
of discovery. Once you have found what you are searching for and have enough
evidence and understanding to be convinced of its validity, your journey is
over, finished, no motivation to search further, the questions are answered.
Without that ‘need to know’, how would you motivate yourself to sit at your
telescope and observe, learn more, acquire more data? I think once you are
convinced then you become board, resigned and unproductive much as I am now.
That’s why I think ‘they’ give us clues to their existence and not conclusive
evidence. It is to inspire us to search and by searching, we discover, and
through discovery we grow.
"As Sagan said, extraordinary claims require
extraordinary proof. The UFO acolytes & conspiracy theorists are delighted with
the "evidence" they have, but in the scientific community such anecdotal
evidence and blurry films carry all the weight of aerogel."
Dictionary - Yahoo! Reference
A highly porous solid formed from a gel, such as silica gel, in which the liquid
is replaced with a gas.
I presume then that you believe the evidence is quite real,
yet is not sufficiently substantive to convince both the close-minded naysayer
as well as the objective scientist?
One who practices the method of suspended judgment, engages in rational and
dispassionate reasoning as exemplified by the scientific method, shows
willingness to consider alternative explanations without prejudice based on
prior beliefs, and who seeks out evidence and carefully scrutinizes its
ET Visitors: Scientists See High Likelihood
By Leonard David,
Senior Space Writer, 14 January 2005
Now a team of American scientists note that recent astrophysical discoveries
suggest that we should find ourselves in the midst of one or more
extraterrestrial civilizations. Moreover, they argue it is a mistake to
reject all UFO reports since some evidence for the theoretically-predicted
extraterrestrial visitors might just be found there.
Pick up any good science magazine and you’re sure to see the latest in
head-scratching ideas about superstring theory, wormholes, or the stretching
of spacetime itself. Meanwhile, extrasolar planetary detection is on the verge
of becoming mundane.
"We are in the curious situation today that our best modern physics and
astrophysics theories predict that we should be experiencing extraterrestrial
visitation, yet any possible evidence of such lurking in the UFO phenomenon is
scoffed at within our scientific community," contends astrophysicist
Teleportation: Express Lane Space Travel
By Leonard David, Senior Space Writer, posted: 08 July 2005
If indeed we are to become a space teleporting civilization, what about
other advanced civilizations circling distant stars? Perhaps they have already
mastered mass transportation via teleportation?
One might even be drawn to consider that mode of travel in connection with
purported UFO visitation of Earth.
"Extraterrestrial intelligence that is thousands or millions of years ahead of
us will certainly be teleportation experts," Darling advised, "if the
technology can be implemented at the macroscopic biological level."
What possible outcome, then, from ET successfully tinkering with
"We might expect advanced aliens to be occasionally beaming in to check on
our progress as a species," Darling concluded.
Copyright 1986 by Bruce S. Maccabee
For nearly 40 [more than 50] years, the science establishment has ignored the
UFO problem, relegating it to the domain of "true believers and mental
incompetents" (a.k.a. "kooks and nuts" [according to the former editor of
Applied Optics magazine]). Scientists have participated in a "self-cover-up" by
refusing to look at the credible and well reported data. Furthermore, some of
those few scientists who have studied UFO data have published explanations which
are unconvincing or just plain wrong and have "gotten away with it" because most
of the rest of the scientific community has not cared enough to analyze these
explanations. The general rejection of the scientific validity of UFO sightings
has made it difficult to publish analyses of good sightings [in refereed
journals of establishment science]. Examples are presented of the
scientific-self-cover-up involving erroneous explanations, refusal to look at
the data, and rejection of papers for publication. How long will this situation
last? Forty [fifty] years is long [too long].
The Coalition for Freedom of Information (CFI)
For more than 50 years, people have observed, reported on, speculated about,
investigated, and reviewed the widely recognized UFO phenomenon.
As recently as July 2002, The Washington Post reported that two F-16s from
Andrews Air Force Base were scrambled in the skies over Washington after radar
detected an unknown aircraft. Military officials said they do not know what the
jets were chasing because it quickly disappeared. Events like this reported in
the press and media continue to raise questions about the source and nature of
these unidentified aerial phenomena.
There is a consensus among most researchers that at least five to ten percent of
these unidentified phenomena cannot be explained by natural or artificial
causes. Furthermore, because there has been no ongoing independent, empirically
based scientific research conducted on unidentified aerial phenomena, no one can
explain with objectivity or authority what UFOs are.
"So why don't they land and shake "hands" or why don't
they drop off a few crates of glass beads or something?"
willingthrall, 01/12/04 07:05 pm
Some have claimed this has been done. Before reading the
following excerpts, first consider if ‘you’ were in a position to visit a planet
populated by beings thousands of years less technologically advanced than yours,
and overwhelmingly more belligerent, how much time would you spend there shaking
hands and helping them ‘get up to speed’?
SCIENTISTS FROM ANOTHER PLANET CREATED ALL LIFE ON EARTH USING
On the 13th of December 1973, French journalist Rael
was contacted by a visitor from another planet, and asked to establish an
Embassy to welcome these people back to Earth.
The extra-terrestrial was about four feet in height, had long dark hair, almond
shaped eyes, olive skin and exuded harmony and humour. He told Rael that:
"we were the ones who made all life on earth"
"you mistook us for gods"
"we were at the origin of your main religions"
"Now that you are mature enough to understand this,
we would like to enter official contact through an embassy"
Testimony of Major George A. Filer III
Major George Filer was an Air Force Intelligence Officer who not only had an
extraordinary encounter with a massive UFO on radar over the United Kingdom but
later, in the 1970s while he was at McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey, found
out that an extraterrestrial biological entity had been shot at Fort Dix. The
Extraterrestrial fled to adjacent McGuire Air Force Base, where it died on the
tarmac. He testifies that this life form was then picked up and taken to
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Afterwards, many of the key personnel on the
base who had a connection with this event, were quickly transferred. Major Filer
also points out that the ridicule factor has been very effective at silencing
people who have seen ETs or UFOs, and has helped to maintain secrecy.
U.S. Diplomat's Letter of Resignation
February 27, 2003
…The policies we are now asked to advance are incompatible not only with
American values but also with American interests. Our fervent pursuit of war
with Iraq is driving us to squander the international legitimacy that has been
America’s most potent weapon of both offense and defense since the days of
Woodrow Wilson. We have begun to dismantle the largest and most effective web of
international relationships the world has ever known. Our current course will
bring instability and danger, not security.
…Why does our President condone the swaggering and contemptuous approach to our
friends and allies this Administration is fostering, including among its most
senior officials. Has “oderint dum metuant” really become our motto?
oderint dum metuant: Let them hate so long as they fear. (A favorite saying
Unfortunately our ‘leaders’ and our institutions whether they are political or
religious are almost always the oppressors of humanity. By attempting to create
stability and predictability they stifle innovation and attempt to place limits on progress.
Those people who are personally insecure and desire the security of power
usually acquire it, and are the ones least capable of wielding it wisely and humanely.
Those people who are best fit to lead others justly and humanely are those who have no interest in
controlling or manipulating people and throughout history have typically only accepted positions of power when it
has been forced on them out of necessity. This is why modern or complex governments can
only work for the benefit of a majority if managed by a system of checks and
balances, pitting one group with power against another thus forcing thoughtful
deliberation and compromise.
Scientist-Astronaut Edgar Mitchell Reaffirms ET Visits To Earth Are Real.
The People [London]
October 10, 1998
A highly-intelligent scientist, Edgar caused a sensation at a UFO conference in
America this month when he claimed he has seen proof that aliens exist.
"I AM an American astronaut and a trained scientist. Because of my position
people in high places confide in me. And, as a result, I have no doubt that
aliens HAVE visited this planet.
The American government and governments throughout the world have thousands of
files of UFO sightings which cannot be explained. As a scientist, it is logical
to me that at least some of these will have been witness of alien craft.
As a former astronaut, the military people who have access to these files are
more willing to talk to me than to people they regard as mere cranks.
The stories I have heard from these people, who are more highly qualified than
me to talk about UFOs, leave me in no doubt that aliens have already visited
It isn't just the US government which has kept quiet about alien visits. It
would be arrogant of an American like myself to assume that ETs would only
choose to visit my country.
Indeed, I've heard convincing stories about governments all over the world that
know of alien visits - including the British government.
Not all governments are anxious to keep their findings quiet. The Belgians have
admitted that aliens may be out there and have released information about
sightings that cannot be explained away as military planes, weather phenomena
and so on.
There is a very simple reason why governments have been so secretive: fear.
Well that’s going off on a tangent a bit but it's relevant in understanding that
there actually is lots of evidence of ETI influence that when considered individually may not amount to
anything conclusive but when you consider the frequency and timing of events a
distinct pattern emerges. This understanding of power and those types of people
who rise to positions of control helps one understand why there were so
many UFOs witnessed by military personnel after WWII. I contend it was to impress and
frighten those wielding destructive power, causing them to reconsider more aggressive
expansionist policies. Hence the quotes by General Douglas Macarthur, Air
Chief Marshall Lord Dowding, and speeches by U.S. President Ronald Reagan such
as the one given to the U.N. General assembly on his vision of how the peoples
of the world could unite against a perceived threat from beings from other
Commentary: UFOs and the National Security State - by
"Because of the developments of science, all countries on Earth will have to
unite to survive and to make a common front against attack by people from other
planets. The politics of the future will be cosmic, or interplanetary."
General Douglas Macarthur, October 8, 1955, New York Times
"Unknown objects are operating under intelligent control... It is imperative
that we learn where UFOs come from and what their purpose is... Behind the
scenes high ranking military officers are soberly concerned about UFOs. But
through official secrecy and ridicule, many citizens are led to believe the
unknown flying objects are nonsense." – Admiral Roscoe Hillenkoetter, first
Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, public statements in 1960
"I am convinced that these objects do exist and that they are not
manufactured by any nation on Earth." – Air Chief Marshall Lord Dowding,
Commander-in-Chief, Royal Air Force Command, London Sunday Dispatch, July 11,
Immediately after the war humane policies including those
that helped rebuild Japan and Germany were common.
However as UFO sightings diminished US foreign policy became increasingly
violent and exploitative. (See
Killing Hope – U.S. Military and CIA interventions since World War II by
William Blum [Blum worked in the U.S. State Department].) Besides being freighted by something they had no
control over, the last thing national leaders wanted was public awareness that they
really weren’t in control, hence all of the secrecy and disinformation.
"...there is a
serious possibility that we are being visited — and have been visited for many
years — by people from outer space, from other civilizations; that it behooves
us to find out who they are, where they come from, and what they want. This
should be the subject of rigorous scientific investigation, and not the subject
of rubbishing by tabloid newspapers.”
Admiral Lord Hill-Norton, five-star Admiral and the former Head
of the British Ministry of Defense who was kept in the dark about the UFO
subject during his official capacities, July 2000
The Disclosure Project
“The Disclosure Project is a nonprofit research project working to fully
disclose the facts about UFOs, extraterrestrial intelligence, and classified
advanced energy and propulsion systems. We have over 400 government, military,
and intelligence community witnesses testifying to their direct, personal, first
hand experience with UFOs, ETs, ET technology, and the cover-up that keeps this
Out of the
A New Feature-Length Documentary On The UFO Phenomenon
This award-winning documentary reveals, through exclusive interviews with
high-ranking military and government personnel, that some Unidentified Flying
Objects could be of extraterrestrial origin. The film, narrated by PETER COYOTE,
brings to light how secrecy and ridicule are used to shroud the UFO issue.
Qualified Testimony —
MERCURY 7 ASTRONAUT GORDON COOPER recalls a UFO landing at Edwards Air Force
Base. APOLLO ASTRONAUT EDGAR MITCHELL discloses his knowledge of the covert
effort to keep the subject matter top secret. Military personnel testify to
having witnessed UFOs disable nuclear missiles both in their silos and during
test flights. PRESIDENTS GERALD FORD and JIMMY CARTER give accounts about their
involvement with the UFO phenomenon.
UFOs and the National Security State - Richard M. Dolan
“This is a thorough and monumental undertaking. I applaud your effort.”
- Dr. Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 Astronaut
Commentary: UFOs and the National Security State - by
“Are scientists and journalists aware that the chief scientific consultant
in the Air Force’s Blue Book study of UFOs later characterized the project
as a publicity maneuver to mollify the public, himself convinced by the
evidence he saw that genuine, unexplained aerospatial phenomena are in our
midst?” - Dr. J. Allen Hynek on camera shortly before his death in 1985
"The trick would be to describe the project so that, to the public, it would
appear a totally objective study, but to the scientific community would present
the image of a group of nonbelievers trying their best to be objective but
having an almost zero expectation of finding a saucer." - Robert Low, University
of Colorado senior administrator, former intelligence officer, and assistant
director of the Condon Committee, in a confidential 1966 memo suggesting the
approach of the Condon UFO study
"Congressional investigations … are still being held on the problem of
unidentified flying objects and the problem is one in which there is quite a bit
of interest… Since most of the material presented to the Committees is
classified, the hearings are never printed." - Congressman William H. Ayres,
Mitchell: US Covers Up Aliens For 50 Years.
by Tom Rhodes
The Sunday Times - (London)
October 11, 1998
NEW YORK -- There are no little green men on the moon. Edgar Mitchell knows this
because in 1971 he became the sixth man to walk on it. He is positive, however,
that aliens have landed on Earth.
Mitchell argues that life is almost certain to exist on any other planet with a
supportive environment. Some physicists, he points out, now believe it is
possible to travel faster than light, even if humble earthlings have yet to
He is 90% certain that many of the thousands of UFOs recorded since the 1940s
belonged to visitors from another planet. Although some have been delusions and
others natural phenonema, too many remain unexplained, he said. "This suggests
there are humanoids manning craft which have characteristics not in the arsenal
of any nation on earth that we know of. That is very alarming," he said. It was
a startling departure for a scientist who, up to now, has been wary of appearing
with ufologists widely regarded as cranks. "Until recently I was very cautious
about such conferences," Mitchell, 68, admitted before the opening of an annual
convention entitled the UFO Experience. "But now I believe there is sufficient
circumstantial evidence to warrant a scientific understanding in this area."
Mitchell, who holds a doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
does not fit easily into the ranks of the UFO fanatics. Although he acts as a
consultant to The X Files, the cult television series, he is scornful of
"disinformation" about aliens and flying saucers that emanates from the Internet
and marginal UFO organisations in America.
Mitchell says his research - including conversations with people who have worked
in intelligence agencies and military groups - has convinced him that the
American government has covered up the truth about UFOs for 50 years. He is
trying to persuade Congress to grant his sources immunity to tell "the real
story" of events such as the so-called Roswell incident - the alleged crash of a
flying saucer in New Mexico in 1947.
"Many of these folks were under high-security clearances, they took oaths and
they feel they cannot talk without some form of immunity," Mitchell said. "It
takes a brave person to come out on something like this."
If you think that sounds just too fantastic and is the
product of people who are delusional then consider the same types of political
disinformation activities are going on right now with matters far less fantastic
than UFOs. I’m referring specifically to the American Airlines flight 587 'disaster'. If an event
that occurred in broad daylight by dozens of witnesses and with video evidence can
be covered up don’t you think something far less easy to believe could be covered
up with even greater ease?
American Airlines Flight 587 - Belle Harbor, New York - November 12, 2001 -
"On November 12, 2001, at approximately 9:17 a.m., American Airlines flight 587,
an Airbus A-300-600, N14053, crashed into a neighborhood in Belle Harbor, New
York, several minutes after taking off from Kennedy International Airport. The
plane was on a scheduled flight to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. All 260
persons aboard the plane died, as did 5 on the ground. The following is an
update of factual information developed during the Safety Board’s
NTSB Advisory, National Transportation Safety Board, Washington, DC
20594, November 20, 2001
NewsMax has an overt Republican bias but they
apparently have no trouble challenging a primarily Republican administration
concerning the evidence and how the cases are handled. I myself watched the
Flight 587 cover-up unfold as news broadcasters interviewed eyewitnesses on the
ground report the plane exploding in the air. Thirty minutes later 'officials',
who had seen nothing and examined no evidence, were available to be interviewed
and they immediately began discounting even the possibility that there was an
explosion and started spinning their official version of reality, "some form
of massive mechanical failure".
Eyewitnesses Insist Explosion Came Before Tail Broke Off
Newsmax, Monday, Dec. 3, 2001 11:07 a.m. EST
"Two eyewitnesses to the Nov. 12 crash of American Airlines Flight 587
said over the weekend that investigators for the National Transportation Safety
Board are wrong to focus on potential structural defects as the cause of the
disaster - insisting instead that the plane's tail came off over New York's
Jamaica Bay only after it exploded in a fireball."
Sitting on Flight 587 Videotape
Friday, Nov. 16, 2001 11:07 a.m. EST
"A videotape that could show exactly what happened to American Airlines
Flight 587, which crashed three minutes after taking off from New York's JFK
airport on Monday, is in the hands of the FBI - but the bureau has thus far
declined to release it."
Flight 587 Witnesses Charge Cover-Up
Monday, Jan. 7, 2002 11:03 a.m. EST
"Dozens of eyewitnesses to the Nov. 12 crash of American Airlines Flight
587 now say the government is ignoring their claims that the Airbus 300 exploded
in midair before breaking up minutes after takeoff at New York's JFK airport."
Second Video of Flight 587 Casts Doubt on Crash Probe
Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002 3:01 p.m. EST
"News that a second tollbooth video camera captured doomed American
Airlines Flight 587's breakup moments after its Nov. 12 takeoff from New York's
JFK airport raises new questions about the candor and thoroughness of
investigators conducting the probe into the disaster."
Time.com reported Sunday that National Transportation Safety Board investigators
"last week got their first look at a remarkable videotape of the deadly
Time adds, "This is the second video record the board has obtained of the crash,
but the first one was virtually useless because the plane could be seen only as
a tiny speck."
"In reality, both traffic surveillance videotapes - shot from toll-booths on
causeways that cross New York's Jamaica Bay (adjacent to JFK) - were reportedly
turned over to crash probers within four days of the disaster."
So why would the US government and corporate media be
interested in deceiving the public? Not only are there considerable financial
implications involved in more dramatic decreases in airline travel but it
demonstrates that if flight 587 was brought down by a bomb as it appears to have
been, the bomb was placed on board at the height of airport security. This
demonstrates to the public that they, the 'officials' cannot protect them which leads
to greater individual independence and scrutiny of government policy.
U.S. Army, Field Manual 100-20, Stability and Support Opperations,
(Final Draft), "Chapter 8: Combatting Terrorism."
The development of bureaucratic states led to a profound change in
terrorism. Modern governments have a continuity that older, personalistic
governments did not. Terrorists found that the death of a single individual,
even a monarch, did not necessarily produce the policy changes they sought.
Terrorists reacted by turning to an indirect method of attack. By the early
twentieth century, terrorists began to attack people previously considered
innocents to generate political pressure. These indirect attacks create a public
atmosphere of anxiety and undermine confidence in government. Their
unpredictability and apparent randomness make it virtually impossible for
governments to protect all potential victims. The public demands protection that
the state cannot give. Frustrated and fearful, the people then demand that the
government make concessions to stop the attacks.
"And I think all of us have a sense if we imagine the kind of
world we would face if the people who bombed the mess hall in Mosul, or the
people who did the bombing in Spain, or the people who attacked the United
States in New York, shot down the plane over
Pennsylvania and attacked the Pentagon,
the people who cut off peoples' heads on television to intimidate, to frighten
-- indeed the word "terrorized" is just that. Its purpose is to terrorize, to
alter behavior, to make people be something other than that which they want to
DONALD RUMSFELD, SECRETARY OF DEFENSE, Surprise Trip for Donald
Rumsfeld; Interview With Brigadier General James Marks; Christian in Iraq, Aired
December 24, 2004 - 12:00 ET
Nevertheless, months later in an announcement where they hoped people would not
associate the as yet unproven cause of the flight 587 disaster with their
admission that security at the airports was so horrible in the months after 9/11
that the Federal government has sufficient reasons to nationalize airport
Knives, guns, fake bombs elude airport security
March 26, 2002 Posted: 9:54 AM EST (1454 GMT)
In hundreds of undercover tests conducted between November and February,
security screeners missed 70 percent of knives, 60 percent of simulated
explosive devices, and 30 percent of guns. Overall, screeners failed 48 percent
of the time.
When you say I don’t have conclusive evidence that UFOs
exist then you are right, ‘I’ don’t and I don’t suspect I will until they arrive
in force on one particular day. I have however identified enough physical
evidence and credible testimony that makes the probability that they exist very
high. I’ve also found significant evidence and reasoning that explains why the
most credible evidence to be found would be in the possession of organizations
with the greatest ability and reasons for concealing it. When you factor in our
accelerating understanding of the various applications inherent in utilization
of string theory, quantum theory, and a quasi-steady state
cosmology you can see how space travel
over vast distances is highly probable. And finally when you understand the
features and fundamental nature of consciousness, human history and
that underlie all of the worlds belief systems you become aware of the importance
of self-awareness in understanding all of it.