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The Aliens and Us
The Aliens and Us
Most of us have seen the 1977 film Close Encounters of the Third Kind by Stephen Spielberg where UFOs come down to Earth to make contact with human beings, abducting people, and communicating with them by telepathy. The government begins its usual cover up routine to throw off the public from the event that is about to take place spinning propaganda about an anthrax outbreak in the country side of Wyoming. They prepare a landing site at the base of Devils Tower for the alien visitors and learn how to communicate with them through a mathematical series of tones, light, and hand symbols by talking to those who have had contact with the alien crafts. How far is this from the truth? Have the governments of our world made contact with these beings in real life? Could art be imitating life?
Extraterrestials and Eisenhower Meeting
There is circumstantial evidence supporting a meeting with extraterrestrials and the start of a series of meetings that ended
in the signing of a treaty with a different group of extraterrestrials. The
most intriguing are circumstances surrounding the president’s alleged winter
vacation to Palm
Springs, California. Most of all the vacation which was announced rather
suddenly and came less than a week after a ‘quail shooting’ vacation in Georgia
and according to UFO researcher William Moore
this would be quite unusual and suggest that there was more to the one
week visit to Palm Springs than a simple holiday.
On the Saturday night of February 20 President Eisenhower went missing causing the press to speculate that he had taken ill or even died. In a hurry they convened a press conference and Eisenhower’s Press Secretary announced that he had lost a cap for his tooth while eating fried chicken and had to be rushed to a local dentist. But conspiracy theorists say this was just the cover story for his true where-abouts.
The first public source of an alleged meeting with extraterrestrials was an account and letter from Gerald Light dated April 16, 1954 to Meade Layne the then director of Borderland Sciences Research Associates that claimed he was part of a delegation of leaders to the alleged meeting with extraterrestrials at Edwards Air Force Base. In an article Meade Layne described Light as a “gifted and highly educated writer and lecturer”, who was skilled both in clairvoyance and the occult. Light was known in the metaphysical community in the Southern California area. The purpose for his attendence to the meeting was to test the public reaction to the presence of extraterrestrials. Light described the circumstances of the meeting as follows...
“'My dear friends: I have just returned from Muroc Edwards Air Force Base. The report is true -- devastatingly true! I made the journey in company with Franklin Allen of the Hearst papers and Edwin Nourse of Brookings Institute (Truman's erstwhile financial advisor) and Bishop MacIntyre of L.A. (confidential names for the present, please). When we were allowed to enter the restricted section (after about six hours in which we were checked on every possible item, event, incident and aspect of our personal and public lives), I had the distinct feeling that the world had come to an end with fantastic realism. For I have never seen so many human beings in a state of complete collapse and confusion, as they realized that their own world had indeed ended with such finality as to beggar description. The reality of the ‘other plane’ aeroforms is now and forever removed from the realms of speculation and made a rather painful part of the consciousness of every responsible scientific and political group."
"During my two days' visit I saw five separate and distinct types of aircraft being studied and handled by our Air Force officials with the assistance and permission of the Etherians! I have no words to express my reactions. It has finally happened. It is now a matter of history. President Eisenhower, as you may already know, was spirited over to Muroc one night during his visit to Palm Springs recently. And it is my conviction that he will ignore the terrific conflict between the various 'authorities' and go directly to the people via radio and television -- if the impasse continues much longer. From what I could gather, an official statement to the country is being prepared for delivery about the middle of May.
Of course no such formal announcement was made, and Light’s supposed meeting has either been the best-kept secret of the twentieth century or the fabrication of an elderly mystic known for out of body experiences. The events Light describes in his meeting in terms of the panic and confusion of many of those present, the emotional impact of the alleged landing, and the tremendous difference of opinion on what to do in terms of telling the public and responding to the extraterrestrial visitors, are plausible descriptions of what may have occurred. Indeed, the psychological and emotional impact Light describes for senior national security leaders at the meeting is consistent with what could be expected for such a ‘life changing event’. A further way of determining Light’s claim is to investigate the figures he named along with himself as part of the community delegation, and whether they could have been plausible candidates for such a meeting.”
Could this have really happened? What if it did does this mean for our world? How long had the government known about UFOs and aliens?
Roswell Radio Broadcast of Crashed UFO
Roswell Event July 1947 First Contact
In 1947 outside of Roswell New Mexico on Foster Ranch out in the countryside of Chavez county there was a report of a crashed UFO by rancher Mac Brazel. Mac was out riding his horse when he came across a debris field scattered over a large area of his land. Mac contacted the local sheriff, sheriff Wilcox who then contacted the Army. The Army was sent out to investigate the crash site. Roswell Army Air Force base and the base intelligence officer, Major Jessie Marcel, were immediately detailed to look into the matter. Major Marcel reported that there was a crashed object on the ranch and that collection of the debris was under way. The collected debris was taken to Wright Patterson Airbase for further inspection.
24 hours a new press release was sent out with a photo of Major Marcel
with what appears to be the light-weight material of a weather balloon.
The official report by the U.S. military was that the craft was nothing
more than a weather balloon that had crashed during a lightening
storm.The public bought the story and the UFO incident was laid to
rest... for a while.
So many eye witnesses had come forth since the incident stating not only was a solid disc recovered but that alien bodies were hauled away by troop transport to Wright Patterson Airbase. Marcel's son claims that his father brought home some of the debris in a box and that it had strange properties and writing on it. Many civilian contractors, a mortuary worker Glenn Dennis and a nurse both said they had seen the bodies and said they were told to not speak about what they had seen under threat of physical harm. For years the speculation of what had actually happened abounded, books were written, and television shows had investigated the incident. The military did come out in the 90's stating they believed the incident was part of a secret military program designed to use microphones at high altitude on balloons much larger than those of a weather balloon to listen for nuclear tests on around the world, this was called Project Mogul.
Aliens and UFOs
Lieutenant Walter Haut was the public relations officer at the base in 1947, and was the man who issued the original and subsequent press releases after the crash on the orders of the base commander, Colonel William Blanchard. Haut died last year, but left a sworn affidavit to be opened only after his death. Last week, the text was released and asserts that the weather balloon claim was a cover story, and that the real object had been recovered by the military and stored in a hangar. He described seeing not just the craft, but alien bodies. He wasn't the first Roswell witness to talk about bodies. Local undertaker Glenn Dennis had long claimed that he was contacted by authorities at Roswell shortly after the crash and asked to provide a number of child-sized coffins. When he arrived at the base, he was apparently told by a nurse (who later disappeared) that a UFO had crashed and that small humanoid extraterrestrials had been recovered. But Haut is the only one of the original participants to claim to have seen alien bodies.
Haut's affidavit talks about a high-level meeting he attended with base commander Col William Blanchard and the Commander of the Eighth Army Air Force, Gen Roger Ramey. Haut states that at this meeting, pieces of wreckage were handed around for participants to touch, with nobody able to identify the material. He says the press release was issued because locals were already aware of the crash site, but in fact there had been a second crash site, where more debris from the craft had fallen. The plan was that an announcement acknowledging the first site, which had been discovered by a rancher, would divert attention from the second and more important location. Haut also spoke about a clean-up operation, where for months afterwards military personnel scoured both crash sites searching for all remaining pieces of debris, removing them and erasing all signs that anything unusual had occurred. This ties in with claims made by locals that debris collected as souvenirs was seized by the military. Haut then tells how Colonel Blanchard took him to 'Building 84' - one of the hangars at Roswell - and showed him the craft itself. He describes a metallic egg-shaped object around 12-15ft in length and around 6ft wide. He said he saw no windows, wings, tail, landing gear or any other feature. He saw two bodies on the floor, partially covered by a tarpaulin. They are described in his statement as about 4ft tall, with disproportionately large heads. Towards the end of the affidavit, Haut concludes: "I am convinced that what I personally observed was some kind of craft and its crew from outer space."
What's particularly interesting about Walter Haut is that in the many interviews he gave before his death, he played down his role and made no such claims. Had he been seeking publicity, he would surely have spoken about the craft and the bodies. Did he fear ridicule, or was the affidavit a sort of deathbed confession from someone who had been part of a cover-up, but who had stayed loyal to the end?
Another military witness who claimed to know that the Roswell incident involved the crash of an alien spacecraft is Colonel Philip J. Corso, a former Pentagon official who claimed his job was to pass technology from the craft recovered at Roswell to American companies. He claims that discoveries such as Kevlar body armour, stealth technology, night vision goggles, lasers and the integrated circuit chip all have their roots in alien technology from the Roswell crash. Corso died of a heart attack shortly after making these claims, prompting a fresh round of conspiracy theories. As bizarre as Corso's story sounds, it has support from a number of unlikely sources, including former Canadian Minister of Defence Paul Hellyer, who spoke out recently to say that he'd checked the story with a senior figure in the U.S. military who confirmed it was true.
The U.S. government came under huge pressure on Roswell in the Nineties. In July 1994, in response to an inquiry from the General Accounting Office, the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force published a report, The Roswell Report: Fact vs. Fiction in the New MexicoDesert.
The report concluded that the Roswell incident had been attributable to something called Project Mogul, a top secret project using high-altitude balloons to carry sensor equipment into the upper atmosphere, listening for evidence of Soviet nuclear tests.
J. Allen Hynek
Project Blue Book and J. Allen Hynek
Best known for his research into UFOs, Hynek was a science advisor for UFO study and was hired by the Air Force for three projects, they were Project Sign 1947 to 1949, Project Grudge 1949 to 1952, and most famously Project Blue Book 1952 to 1969. The following decades after his official research for the government, he conducted his own research into the UFO phenomenon and was the founder of protocol for both reporting analysis and trace evidence collection of UFO cases.
The government hired Hynek to be the civilian consultant for their investigation of UFO reports. He then studied and reported on alleged sightings giving explanations from natural sources for the sightings and reports. He reported such things as swamp gas, ball lightning, and astronomical phenomena as explanations for UFO sightings. Hynek was basically the government’s civilian debunker of UFOs he even said that the entire subject was “utterly ridiculous” in 1948 while working on Project Sign.
But as time passed Hynek realized that not all of the reports could be explained away by natural phenomena, he had to stretch logic to near its breaking point to make sense of what was being reported and to make sense of the evidence brought to him. In 1977 he said he loved working for the Air Force and that he was hired to debunk the UFO subject.
In the 1960s Hynek spoke openly about disagreeing with the Air Forces take on UFO cases such as Police Officer Lonnie Zamora’s encounter with a metallic egg shaped craft near Socorro New Mexico where physical evidence was left at the scene. Zamora even witnessed the crafts two humanoid occupants. In March of 1966 a mass UFO sighting was reported and received major publicity. This was the famous swamp gas incident but the event was seen by over a hundred people.
OK, so the government knows about UFOs and aliens. It has treaties and has had official diplomatic relations with these beings. So what? What are we as the general population supposed to do? What if the government did come out and say... "Yes it is all true, we have UFOs we have talked to aliens yes there is other life out there." What then?
Well perhaps our concepts of who we are, how we treat each other, and our own perspective on life could change in a dramatic way. If any of this is true, and there is no way to show that it is but if there is truth to it, than maybe instead of fighting one another, killing each other and being so greedy and petty about our differences, we too can reach for the stars and as a world together and united put aside our differences and work towards a new and brighter future where humanity will put down our animal like savagery and learn to be one race, one people, one world.
Listen to the words of Ronald Reagan in the following video clip and ask yourself that very question... What if?