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Re: Maussan Makes Prediction For 12-12-03 - Velez

From: John Velez <johnvelez.aic@verizon.net>
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2003 16:05:18 -0500
Fwd Date: Tue, 09 Dec 2003 16:13:50 -0500
Subject: Re: Maussan Makes Prediction For 12-12-03 - Velez

>From: Royce J. Myers III <ufowatchdog@msn.com>
>To: ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net
>Date: Sun, 07 Dec 2003 23:54:23 -0800
>Subject: Re: Maussan Makes Prediction For 12-12-03

>>From: Josh Goldstein <lovolution@sbcglobal.net>
>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net>
>>Date: Tue, 28 Aug 1956 03:09:16 -0800
>>Subject: Re: Maussan Makes Prediction For 12-12-03

>It has been some time since I have posted to UpDates, but I just
>couldn't pass this one up. I don't intend to make a habit of
>posting, but here are a few things that you might want to see:



>The Stan Romanek case is another topic all together...

Hi Royce, All,

You wrote:

>As for Maussan having credibility as a jouranlist/investigator,
>it is my opinion he is just one more in a lump of UFO clowns
>that rehash other people's material and make sensationalist and
>unverifiable claims.

Nobody, and I mean nobody, is 100% spot-on all the time Royce.
You have to be very careful about completely dismissing Maussan
because more than most of those categorized as 'bad-guys,' it is
a genuine instance of throwing out the baby with the bath-water
in his case.

You said so yourself, Maussan has some _legitimate_ footage and
has gathered information on some _legitimate_ UFO cases. An
example of which is the one I am currently working with him on,
an commercial aircraft and a 'UFO' collision case that happened
back in '94 at Mexico City International. The reporting
witnesses in that case are the commercial pilot of the plane and
the ATC (air traffic controller) who had to quickly arrange for
an emergency landing of that passenger laden jet.

Maussan is not by any stretch of the imagination a scientist or
a trained/skilled researcher. It's unfair to hold him to those
strict standards. What needs to be done with someone like Jaime
Maussan is to evaluate the merits of each case he presents one
at a time. Maussan is a channel for a ton of raw data. Some of
it solid gold. That's why it's dangerous to label him a 'clown'
and dismiss him completely. Again, he's not a scientist. I don't
expect the same level of 'competence' from him as I would a
bona-fide scientific researcher,

Jaime needs to be taken on a case by case basis. Otherwise we
run the risk of blowing right past some of the most amazing UFO
cases ever to hit the blotter. Try not to be so down on the man.
You know me Royce. Believe me, I have spent some time speaking
with this guy. He's not the evil phony or clown that you paint
him to be. I consider myself a decent judge of character and
Jaime is -honest- if not 'right' all the time.

>While Maussan may have some legitimate UFO footage, it has been
>drowned out by his past antics, claims, and sensationalistic
>promotion of bunk UFO cases.

Get past the noise. In Maussan's case it is worth it. It is in
fact one of the few times that I have found this to be the case.
Dismiss Maussan and you risk blowing off some of the most -
credible- material to come down the pike in years!

My very best to you for the holiday season.

Your friend as always,

John Velez