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Re: Sightings - Czarnik

From: Roger Evans <moviestuff@cyberjunkie.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 1999 23:29:42 +0000
Fwd Date: Thu, 14 Jan 1999 09:44:00 -0500
Subject: Re: Sightings - Czarnik

>From: Steven Kaeser <steve@konsulting.com>
>Date: Wed, 13 Jan 1999 10:16:34 -0500
>Fwd Date: Wed, 13 Jan 1999 22:17:16 -0500
>Subject: Re: Sightings - Czarnik

Previously, Steven had offered:

>Any breach involving national security at
>that level would most likely be handled behind closed doors, and
>those involved would be warned to not say anything about it in

>All this being said, it also provides someone who is trying to
>gain attention (for whatever reason) a convenient excuse as to
>why they "can't devulge details", or talk about it with those
>who might ask too many questions.  Many people have argued that
>one way to get the "truth" out would be to change the
>regulations and grant immunity to those who speak out about the
>military's involvment with UFOs.  However, I have to wonder if
>this will bring forth more valuable information, or perhaps a
>different set of reasons as to why they can't talk.


I don't make light of security oaths, however, I'm not sure
anything would really change in the future if the rules
governing disclosure are modified. Allowing people to talk about
what they've seen is one thing; allowing them to take away proof
to show to the world is something else.

As Serge wisely pointed out during the SETI debate some time
back, all the government has to do is release thousands of
classified documents that ALREADY exist relating to UFOs and the
like. Even without changing regulations regarding security
oaths, the release of these old documents would go a long way
toward satisfying the UFO community. If these old documents
won't be declassified, then there's no reason to believe that
future documentation would be made available to any "UFO
whistle-blower" that wants to kiss and tell about the
government's involvement with UFOs.

In my opinion, lack of proof will still be the bug-a-boo, no
matter how much talking is done.


Roger Evans

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