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Will there be disclosure of UFO files under the Obama administration?
by Dan Bacher
Friday Nov 7th, 2008 6:24 PM
Lawyer Stephen Bassett of the Paradigm Research Group (PRG) is now spearheading a national political campaign, the “Million Fax on Washington” campaign, to pressure Obama to release UFO files and "end the UFO Truth Embargo."

Will there be disclosure of UFO files under the Obama administration?

By Dan Bacher

If there was ever a chance to disclose the truth about the massive UFO cover up by the U.S. national security state since 1947, it could come under the incoming Obama presidential administration.

John Podesta, chief of Obama's transition team and Clinton’s Chief of Staff from 1998 to 2001, has been a longtime advocate of openness in government and a strong supporter of the release of UFO documents by the U.S. In a ground breaking news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. with investigative reporter Leslie Kean in 2002, he urged the federal government to "open the books" on government UFO investigations.

"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," said Podesta. "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 the law." (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9ttSXYwZsg)

However, his enthusiasm for the release of UFO files doesn’t make Podesta a “believer” in alien life. In an interview with the Las Vegas Journal, Podesta said that he was "skeptical that there is extraterrestrial life."

Lawyer Stephen Bassett of the Paradigm Research Group (PRG) is now spearheading a national political campaign, the “Million Fax on Washington” campaign, to pressure Obama to release UFO files and "end the UFO Truth Embargo." Bassett, in an interview this week on the George Noory radio show, expressed strong optimism about the possibility of the opening of long-hidden UFO documents under an Obama administration, particularly when an advocate of UFO document disclosure like John Podesta is heading his transition team.

"The United States has a new President Elect and PRG is notifying the political media to be on alert for a large quantity of faxes and emails heading for the senatorial office of Barrack Obama and later the Transition Office," according to a news release from Bassett's group on November 5.

Bassett said that letters would begin arriving in the second week of November after clearing security screening. "What is notable about this particular correspondence is it will be calling on the new president to 1) demand and receive a full briefing from his military and intelligence heads regarding the extraterrestrial presence issue 2) press the new Congress to immediately call hearings to take government witness testimony to relevant events and evidence, 3) formally acknowledge the extraterrestrial presence to the American people - Disclosure, and 4) release for peaceful development extraterrestrial derived technologies studied and reverse engineered for six decades in black budgeted research programs,” according to Bassett.

"The Million Fax on Washington was launched to motivate the American people to send a clear collective statement to the President Elect, between November 5, 2008 and January 20, 2009, that the people in this matter 'CAN handle the truth' and 'DO have a right to know,” he said.

Political pressure to release UFO documents long held in secret files by the U.S. government and other countries is building momentum. Last November 12, former Arizona Governor Fife Symington moderated a distinguished panel of former high-ranking government, aviation, and military officials from seven countries who discussed encounters with UFOs and official investigations at the National Press Club. Filmmaker James Fox and investigative journalist Leslie Kean of CFi, the Coalition for Freedom of Information, organized the event.

Brazil under President Lula da Silva, Chile under Presidents Ricardo Lagos and Michele Bachelet, Bolivia under President Evo Morales, the Peruvian military, the French government and Great Britain's Ministry of Defense have released or have begun to release their government's UFO files.

Among political progressives in Latin America, UFOs are an important issue and have factored in campaigns, such as the campaign of Socialist Party President Lagos of Chile several years ago. He actually ran an ad, targeted at young people and students, about his promise to release UFO files. There is little or no ridicule whatsoever about this issue among Latin American progressives and the public.

This contrasts with the U.S. where many "progressives" are so brainwashed and culturally conditioned by the corporate media and U.S. government cover-up, in spite of their pronouncements otherwise, that they believe the national security state propaganda about UFOs and Roswell. Rather than actually investigate the issue, they ridicule the courageous political activists who challenge the official CIA/national security state official story denying the reality of UFOs.

However, this is all rapidly changing as more and more people in the U.S. and throughout the world challenge the lies they have been told about UFOs for decades by government agencies. I urge everybody to support the Million Fax on Washington campaign! Stand up for democracy and an end to the government cover-up!



Here is the latest news release from the Paradigm Research Group:



The Million Fax on Washington is a project of the Paradigm Research Group

Press Release - November 5, 2008

Washington, DC – The United States has a new President Elect and PRG is notifying the political media to be on alert for a large quantity of faxes and emails heading for the senatorial office of Barack Obama and later the Transition Office.

Letters will begin arriving in the second week of November after clearing security screening. What is notable about this particular correspondence is it will be calling on the new president to 1) demand and receive a full briefing from his military and intelligence heads regarding the extraterrestrial presence issue, 2) press the new Congress to immediately call hearings to take government witness testimony to relevant events and evidence, 3) formally acknowledge the extraterrestrial presence to the American people - Disclosure, and 4) release for peaceful development extraterrestrial derived technologies studied and reverse engineered for six decades in black budgeted research programs.

The Million Fax on Washington was launched to motivate the American people to send a clear collective statement to the President Elect, between November 5, 2008 and January 20, 2009, that the people in this matter “CAN handle the truth” and “DO have a right to know.”

Straightforward instructions and additional information are available at: http://www.faxonwashington.org/ This initiative is gaining international attention, and citizens of other countries are joining the effort. The decision by the United States Government, formalized in 1952, to embargo the truth regarding an extraterrestrial presence engaging the human race impacts all peoples and nations.

PRG has created a Facebook group page - Million Fax on Washington. Facebook is the most powerful networking community on the Internet with one hundred million active users, and PRG expects this community to contribute a significant portion of the letters, faxes and emails to the President Elect. PRG executive director Stephen Bassett has conducted 30 plus media interviews on the Million Fax with more scheduled throughout the 77 days of the presidential transition.

Websites
http://www.faxonwashington.org
http://www.paradigmresearchgroup.org

Contact
Stephen Bassett
202-215-8344
PRG [at] paradigmresearchgroup.org

Comments  (Hide Comments)

by reader
Saturday Nov 8th, 2008 8:18 AM
What's the rush? Are the UFO files going to be shredded? Why not let him get settled -- or even just inaugurated -- before handing over ammunition to the right to link him to UFOs?

Somehow, this seems transparent in that way.
by Terri Howard
Saturday Nov 15th, 2008 10:55 PM
Does anybody wonder if the CIA, will simply tell President Obama "NO"? They know a lot of stuff and when they want to brief the pres. they do but how many times have they used that "need to Know" philosophy? I'm close to certain that there are lots of things CIA has decided the president doesn't need to know. Further....What if the "aliens" don't want us to know about them and they told whoever has dealt with them to keep quiet. Perhaps they have good reason, perhaps not but if they know how to get here and we can't even get to bottom of our own oceans easily are we in a position to argue? I do hope that I've got this all wrong and we finally get to hear the truth that we ALL know is out there.
by anonymous
Wednesday Nov 26th, 2008 1:07 AM

They know things but aren't telling. I saw one, and so did many others in broad daylight.

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by EDROMAR
( edromar2 @netscape.net ) Sunday Dec 7th, 2008 6:27 PM
If anyonewants to know just how I know the startling things I am about to say, I will be glad to respond to all except those currently in Majestic, Top Secret Codword MAJIK, of which I was a part from 1958 through 1978. Write me at edromar2 [at] netscape.net.
Majestic was a vast upgrade of a top secret army intelligence group founded after the Cape Giradwux, Mo crash and retrieval of a UFO in 1941. It's men were among the first responders to the saucer crashes near Roswell, NM in nearly July, 1947, and they lost six men in clearing up the bodies and taking them, along with one live EBE (Extra-terrestrial Biological Entity) to White Sands. They helkd the Grey incommunicado until early to mid July 1951 during the "Flap over Washington (DC). At thqat ntime, President Truman negotiated with EBEs from some of the UFOs which had proven that we had no defense against their penetration, even to their beaming down into the Whitehous, uninvited. CONSEQUENTLY, tRUMAN ISSUED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER IN LIEW OF A GOVEWRENMENT TREATY BECAUSE THE ebeS' DEMANDS MADE ANYTHING ELSE IMPOSSIBLE. fIRST, HE WAS REQUIRED TO uPGRADE mAJESTIC (TOP secret CODEWORD, MAJIK) INTO AN INDEPENDENT INTELLIGENCE ORGANIZATION HEADED BY pINNACLE WITH A PRIME DIRECTIVE TO KEEP THE EXISTENCE OF ufoS A SECRET. TO ASSURE SECRECY, mAJESTIC WILL GIVE INFORMATION TO ANYONE ONLY ON WHAT THEY JUDGE TO B3E A NEED TO KNOW BASIS, EVEN IF THAT INVOLVES REJECTING REQUESTS FROM pRESIDENTS AND LYING TO THEM AND FABRICATING "COVER" STORIES. bY tRUMAN'S EXECUTIVE ORDER, NOT ONLY DOES mAJESTIC GET WHATEVER AUPPOST IT NEEDS SECRETLY, BUT IT HAS THE POWER OF ABSOLUTE SECRECY. WHEN jfk WOULD NOT TAKE NO FOR AN ANSWER AS TO WHO COULD TELL HIM WHY u-2S AND THEIR SUCCESSORS COULD NOT HAVE TOLD HIM WHAT HE NEEDED TO KNOW ABOUT NUKES IN cuba, "wHATARE THGEY DOING ALL THE TIME ANYWAY?" AND WOULD NOT ACCEPT THE ANSWER THAT A SUPER SECRET INTELLIGENCE AGENCY THAT NO ONE HAD HEARD OF AND COULD NOT TELL HIM ABOUT (MAJ3ESTIC C OULD ONLY TELL HIM WHAT THEY INDEPENDENTLY JUDGED HE HAD A NEED TO KNOW, jJFK WOULD NOT BE PUT OFF. sO pINNACLE DECIDED HE MUST BE KILLED JUST AS HE HAD GIVEN SUCH ORDERS THAT aDM. jAMES fORRESTAL HAD TO DIEOVER A DECADE BEFORE (AFTER fORRESTAL WAS PUT INTO A PSYCHIATRIC UNIT AND FINALLY THROWN OFF THE ROOF BECAUSE HIS GUILT AT HIS KNOWLEDGE OF WAS TOO MUCH FOR HIM TO KEEP SHUT UP.

IiN JFK'S CASE, HE NOT ONLY WANTED TO INTERFERE IN THE U-2/BLACKBIRD INTELLIGENCE, HE DID NOT KNOW (ASIiKE HAD) AND COULD NOT BE TOLD THHAT THE U-2 WAS NOT REALLY CREATED TO KEEP AN EYE ON sOVIET fORCES, BUT ON THE UFOS THAT sEN. RICHA4RD rUSSELL OF GEORGIA HAD SEEN AROUND sOVIET fACILITIES WHEN HE HAD GONE ACROSS RUSSIA AND sIBERIA IN THE MID-1950S. NAVAL INTELLIGENCE OUTOF JAPAN WAS THE COVER FOR UFO SURVEIULLANCE FLIGHTS.

fURTHERMORE JFK RESISTEN SEVERAL POINTS IN tRUMAN'S AGREEMENT WITH THE EBES, SUCH AS THAT WE KEEP OUR COTTON PICKING NUCLKEAR WEAPONS AND BARBARIC ASSES OUT OF SPACE, AND THAT WE PURSUE AGREEMENTS FOR ALL PWOPLE TO CEASE DEVELOPING NUCLEAR WEAPONS, AND MAKEM UNILATERAL NUCLEAR DISARMEMENTS IF NECESSARY, AND THAT WE LET NOTHING INTERFERE WITH mAJRESTIC'S PRIME DIRECTIVE THAT THE IDENTITY OF UFOS AND THEIR EBES NOT BE BELIEVED. BY THE EARLY 1960S PINNACLE AND mAJESTIC HAD EXPENDED FOR POWER, MONEY AND EXPERTISE INTO THE MILITARY/INDUSTRIAL.EDUCATIONAL/TECHNOLOGICAL COMPLEX THAT iKE KNEW ABOUT AND WARNED US OF. bUT THE FACT WAS THAT BY THEN THAT COMPLEX, TROUGH PROMOTING A NETWORK OF PEOPLE INTO POSITIONS OF POWER ALREADY LARGELY CONTROLLED OUR POLITICS. aLL OF MAJESTIC'S ACTIVITIES ARE SO SECRETIVELY UNDER COVER OF OTHER COVER SECRETS, THAT A POTENTIAL AGENT DEID NOT EVEN KINOW WHAT HE WAS BEING RECRUITED FOR. lEE hARVEY oDDBALL, AS ALL THE SUPPOSED FOREIGN FIGHTER TRAINEES CALLED HIM, HIRED ME UNDER HIS COVER AS THE FLIGHTLINE MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR AT mOORE aIR bASE RUN BY A cia FRONT COMPANY. bUT IYT TURNED OUT THAT HE WAS THE sECURITY/INTELLIGENCE OFFICER AND HE WAS RECRUITING ME TO HELP HIM TEST TAND TURN THE fIGHTER TRAINEES INTO SPIES AND INSURGENTS FOR THE us BACK IN THYEIR mIDDLE eASTERN AND cENTRAL aMERICAN STATES IN PURSUIT OF pINNACLE'S nEW wORLD oRDER SOUGHT BY mAJESTIC AND ITS mILITARY iNDUSTRIAL COMPLES OF SUPPORTERS AND SUPPORTEES. aMONG OTHER THINGS mAJESTIC HAD ME AND lEE hARVEYTRAINED UNDER COVER OF MILITARY SERVICES IN rUSSIAN, SO WE COULD SEARCH IN rUSSIA AND sIBERIA FOR THE ufoS THE u-2S AND LATER RECONNAISANCE FOUND THERE. i SPENT A YEAR ON AN ISLAND JUST OFF THE COAST OF rUSSIA WHERE i SPIED ON THE aLASKAN NATIVES BECAUSE OIF THIER AGE-OLD STORIES OF THE "ANGELS IN THE LIGHTS/"

aFTER i AND MY bOSS, lEE hARVEY oDDBALL WERE BROUGHT HOME (HIM TO TRY TO SMUGGLE CANCER INFESTED CIGARS INTO cUBA FOR cASTRO, AND ME TO BE RETRAINED UNDERCOVER AS A CLERK TYPIST FOR SAC SO i COULD GO UNDER COVER WITH THE 509TH bOM wING THAT WAS THEN AT PEASE AFB IN PORTSMOUTH,NH, BUT HAD BEEN ORIGINALLY THE aRMY aIR cORPS 509TH bOMB gROUP WHOSE ARCHIVES WERE NOW, IN 1962-3 IN PORTSMOUTH, NH. LEE HAD FAILED IN HIS ASSIGNMENT BECAUSE CUBA'S MEXICAN cONSULATE DID NOT BY LEE'S STORY THAT HE HAD GIVEN UP us CITIZENSHIP AND STILL BEEN LET BACK INTO THE us UNLESS HE HAD BEEN AN INTELLIGENCE OPERATIVE. bUT, THE LAST TIME HE CALLED ME WAS 6YO TELL ME THAT pINNACLE HAD PERSONALLY ORDERED HIM TO BE PART OF A CROSSFIRE ASSINATIN PLOT TO KILL KENNEDY. hE WAS SUPPOSED TO SHOOT FROM AN UPPER STORY OF THE tEXAS sCHOOLBOOK dEPOSITORY (OR AS HE JOKED WHEN TALKING ABOUT HISS BOSS, pINNACLE AS AN a--HOLE, "sUPOSSITORY). tHERE WAS ONLY ONE PROBLE AS HE KNEW i KNEW, lEE WORSHIPPED THE GROUND jfk WALKED ON. hE SWORE THAT HE WOULD MAKE THE a--HOLES PAY BY BLOWING THE OTHER SHOOTERS AWAY TO SAVE HIS HERO, JFK.

aPPARENTLY, THAT IS WHAT HE DID, HE SHOT AT THE sobS ON THE GRASSY KNOLL FROM THE SPPOSITORY TO MAKE SURE WHAT WOULD HIT THE FAN. aLTHOUGH MAJESTIC MAY HAVE LET LEEE GET AWAY WITH FAILING TO FOLLOW ORDERS, THEY COULD NOT LET HIM GET AWAY WITH DISRUPTING AND PERHAPS WOUNDING MAJESTIC'S AND CIAS ME ON THE GRASSY KNOLL.

sINCE i HAVE BEEN OUT IN THE COLD SINCE i REFUSED TO CONTINUE MY ACADEMIC CAREER (FOR WHICH THEY HAD FOOTED MTHE BILL FOR MY DOCTORAL TRAINING IN PHILOSOPHY AND THEATRE TO BETTER SERVE THEIR PROPAGANDA PURPOSES), I NO LONGER KNOW THEIR ORGANIZATION OR POWERS. pERHPS IT WOULD NO LONGER BE SO DANGEROUS FOR OBAMA AS MAJESTIC HAD BEEN FOR JFK. bUT, IT MAY NOT BE NOT WISE TO ENCOURAGE OBAMA TO TRY TO FORCE INTO ON ufoS OUT OF mAJESTIC.

oF COURSE, WHAT PEOPLE WANT DOES NOT EVEN EXIST ANY LONGER. i MADE SURE THAT THERE IS NOTHING "INCRIMINATING" TO OUR GOVERNMENT ABOUT rOSSWELL IN THE ARCHIVES OF THE 509TH BG THAT HAD BEEN AT rOSSWELL. oTHER UNDER COVER OPERATIVEWS, i'M SURE HAVE CLEANSED THE RECORDS OF ALL OTHER INFO AND ARTIFACTS, SUCH AS WHAT WAS TAKEN AWAY FROM THE 1965 CRASH AT mARS, PA. aND IF YOU LOOK FOR OFFICIAL CONFIRMATION OF ANY FACTS I'VE POINT4ED TO, YOU JUST DON'T UNDERSTAND WHATY IT IS FOR AN ORGANIZATION TO BE CREATED FOR NO PURPOSE OTHER THAN KEEPING ALL THAT, AND EVERYTHING ELSE ABOUT uUFOS A TOTAL SECRET. oNLY THE FEW OF US WHO HAVE SLIPPED THROUGH THE CRACKS WITH SUFFICIENT PROOF TO CONVINCE PEOPLE OF OUR CLAIMS, AND EVEN MORESO IF WE SHOULD HAVE SOME ACCIDENT OR ILLNESS THAT KILLS US, WILL ANYONE EVER KNOW WHAT YOU WANT TO. bUT THE TIME IS COMING CLOSELY WHEN THE ebeS WILL NOT BE VULNERABLE TO OUR BARBARIC WAY OF IRRATIONALITY. THAT ATRE ENOUGH TO SCARE PEACEFUL, RATIUONAL CREATURES WHO WOULD ONLY USE FORCE TO PROTECT OTHERS AND ONLY THEN IF ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY!