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The Right Questions In UFO Research & Exopolitics

From: Michael Salla <exopolitics.nul>
Date: Sat, 14 May 2005 17:55:12 -1000
Fwd Date: Sun, 15 May 2005 09:44:07 -0400
Subject: The Right Questions In UFO Research & Exopolitics


Aloha All,

Here's my latest Exopolitics Comment which examines the kinds of
questions investigators should ask whistleblowers who claim to
be revealing classified information from projects involving
extaterrestrial entities or technologies. A formated version
with a summary table is available at:

http://www.exopolitics.org/Exo-Comment-30.htm

Any suggestions for improving my list of questions will be welcomed.

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Exopolitical Comment # 30: Asking the Right Questions in UFO
Research and Exopolitics

Classified projects related to extraterrestrial biological
entities (EBEs) or extraterrestrial technologies are conducted
by range of military services, national security agencies and
private corporations. These are without exception highly
compartmentalized and classified with severe penalties for those
releasing information on these without authorization.
Classification levels go beyond the conventional 'Confidential',
'Secret' and 'Top Secret' classification used in the U.S. for
those working with sensitive government information; and involve
compartmentalized classifications such as MAJIC, COSMIC, UMBRA,
and Q clearances which are all strictly awarded on a 'need to
know' basis.

Project managers of highly classified or 'deep black' projects
that fall under compartmentalized categories reserved for
extraterrestrial related affairs, are responsible for setting
security procedures for such projects and these procedures are
enforced with no oversight by Congressional/Legislative
committees. The Project Manager has great autonomy in setting
security procedures that are designed to prevent unauthorized
access by all except those with a demonstrable 'need to know'.
Individuals who are employed in such projects perform specific
functions according to their training and as a consequence have
to agree to security procedures, even if this conflicts with
their basic Constitutional rights. Furthermore, whistleblowers
who reveal 'unauthorized' information may be permitted to do so
as long as this is confined to areas and topics that are
approved by clandestine authorities responsible for authorizing
public disclosure. In such cases of unauthorized release of
classified information where the whistleblower/witness is not
punished for such disclosures, a policy of discrediting the
whistleblower/witness is put in place. The committee system
created to oversee and coordinate highly classified projects
involving EBEs and ET technologies can be described as the
'secret government'.

The 'secret government' dates from the creation of the Majestic
12 Committee allegedly created by President Truman, and
mentioned for the first time in the famed Truman Memo of
September 24, 1947. The growing power and influence of the
'secret government' has resulted in the gradual erosion of
Presidential executive power in the UFO/extraterrestrial
matters. This was confirmed by President Bill Clinton to famed
journalist Sarah McClendon who asked him why he doesn't do more
to tell the public the truth about UFO's, Clinton replied:
"Sarah, there's a secret government within the government, and I
have no control over it."

The procedures and penalties associated for those involved in
the unauthorized release of information from highly classified
projects related to EBEs and/or ET technologies is often ignored
by UFO researchers who typically ask specific questions of
whistleblowers or witnesses about events, documents, entities or
technology associated with the classified projects the
whistleblower/witness allegedly worked in. These questions are
often designed to determine whistleblower/witness 'credibility',
'knowledge' of the project in question, and their 'veracity'.
However, these kinds of questions may threaten the individual if
s/he were to comply since it may reveal more classified
information than the individual is 'permitted' to reveal. Asking
the wrong question can close the door on a promising avenue of
information and more importantly get the whistleblower/witness
into a great deal of trouble. What follows is a list of ten
'wrong' questions to be asked of whistleblowers/witnesses
concerning extraterrestrial related 'deep black' projects. An
explanation for why a question is the wrong one to ask, and a
suggestion for the 'right' question is offered.

Wrong Questions to Ask Whistleblowers/Witnesses of 'Deep Black'
Projects.

1. Where's the hard evidence for your claims?

This question is wrong to ask since it assumes that the
whistleblower can provide hard evidence to substantiate his/her
claims. This puts the burden of proof on a witness/whistleblower
revealing information on classified projects to provide
sufficient hard evidence to satisfy whatever criteria imposed by
the researcher. It is illegal to posses 'hard evidence' on
classified projects so demanding this of whistleblowers or
demanding sufficient hard evidence to satisfy the researchers
criteria does not serve any purpose other than helping to
discredit whistleblowers when this cannot be supplied.

Right Question is: Is the hard evidence for your claims
classified, and has it been altered or removed from the public
arena?

2. Where are documents proving your service record or employment
history?

This is a wrong question since it assumes that documents
accurately detailing the work history for employees or military
service personnel in classified projects are freely available.
This is not the case since security procedures set in place by
Project Managers require such records to be altered or removed
from the public arena as a condition of service, and/or
destroyed subsequent to any unauthorized disclosure of
information.

Right Question: Are your military service records or employment
documents in any way subject to the security procedures enforced
by the classified project you worked in?

3. Why should we believe you that you served/worked in a
classified project involving EBEs or ET Technologies?

This is a wrong question since it assumes that the
whistleblower/witness credibility comes from their ability to
prove that s/he worked in a highly classified project. There are
severe penalties in place for revealing information concerning
classified projects that may constrain a whistleblower/witness
from disclosing information to confirm their employment or which
threaten corroborating witnesses. Emphasis should be on unique
factors or details known by the whistleblower which help
establish their credibility. It is necessary for the
whistleblower to reveal only that which s/he feels is permitted,
rather than pressuring them to reveal information that may
prejudice their or others safety.

Right Question: What helps establish your credibility as someone
who served/worked in a classified project involving EBEs or ET
technologies?\

4. Why should we believe you when there are inconsistencies in
documents outlining your service record/employment history and
the claims you are making?

This is a wrong question since it assumes that documents
detailing the assignments or work history for military personnel
or corporate employees in highly classified projects accurately
reflect the assignments/employment of such individuals. This is
not the case since security procedures set in place by Project
Managers require that no mention is made of the actual training,
service or employment of such individuals for the specific
tasks/positions in highly classified projects involving EBEs or
ET technologies.

Right Question: Do documents detailing your service
record/employment history accurately record the positions,
training and duties you undertook in the classified project?

5. Why should we believe you when no public records exist
verifying your alleged education at the universities you claim?

This is a wrong question since it ignores the agreements that
the 'secret government' has with a number of public education
institutions over the enrolment of government sponsored
students. The question also ignores that the 'secret government'
has the power to remove or alter public records, and intimidate
professors or corroborating witnesses concerning particular
students. Universities that train or educate personal sponsored
to work in highly classified projects involving EBEs and/or ET
technologies have agreements whereby students completing degrees
do not have these recorded in the same public records as occurs
with 'normal students'. Also, those who have completed their
higher education in non-government sponsored programs, can still
have their records altered or removed from the universities in
which they were enrolled in.

Right Question: Was a condition of your service/employment that
your education record would be removed from the public arena
either prior to your employment or subsequent to any
unauthorized release of classified information?

6. Why should we believe anything you have to say since there
are no independent witnesses to support your claims?

This is a wrong question because often whistleblowers/witnesses
in highly classified projects are willing to risk their careers,
reputations and safety in coming forward. This does not imply
that colleagues or other witnesses of classified projects will
be willing to do the same. Also, independent witnesses can be
threatened or intimidated into silence if a whistleblower gets
much exposure as occurred in the Bob Lazar case and his former
colleagues at the Meson Particle Facility at Los Alamos Research
Laboratory who were threatened if they spoke about the Lazar
case. The researcher looking for corroborating witness testimony
is likely to be frustrated and reach the wrong conclusions about
the validity of a whistleblower's testimony in the absence of
corroborating witnesses. It's best to focus on those aspects of
a whistleblower's employment or background that don't deal with
their work on classified projects, and thus build a case for the
whistleblower's claims in terms of their employment background,
education, special abilities, etc.

Right Question. Are there any witnesses who can corroborate
those parts of your testimony that does not deal with classified
information?

7. Why should we believe in your conspiracy theory that a
'secret government' exists that controls all information and
projects relating to EBE's or ET technologies?

This is a wrong question since it assumes that the whistleblower
is proposing a conspiracy theory rather than accurately
reporting events as s/he has encountered them during his/her
military service or employment. Whistleblowers should not be
viewed as 'conspiracy theorists' but merely witnesses of an
institutionalized system secretly created to deal with
extraterrestrial affairs in a highly classified and
compartmentalized manner. Whistleblowers often have direct
experience of the secret committee system created to control
deep black projects concerning EBEs and/or ET technologies. The
'secret government' is a rubric for a committee system that is
opaque and unknown to the general public.

Right question: What information do you have about the role of
an alleged 'secret government' that controls all information and
projects relating to EBEs and/or ET technologies?

8. If you are genuinely a whistleblower/witness of classified
projects involving EBEs and/or ET technologies, why hasn't your
alleged 'secret government' simply eliminated you?

This is a wrong question since it assumes that if whistleblowers
are correct in their claims of a 'secret government' with
virtually unlimited resources to enforce security in classified
EBE and/or ET technology projects, then the logical outcome is
that whistleblowers will be eliminated if they come forward.
This does not logically follow since whistleblowers form a
safety valve in the event of a catastrophic breakdown in secrecy
concerning the presence of extraterrestrials and their
technology. Allowing whistleblowers to come forth while
simultaneously discrediting and threatening them in how much
they reveal, allows the 'secret government' controlling 'deep
black' projects to regulate the amount of information released
into the general public and its impact. If a catastrophic
breakdown in secrecy occurs, the 'secret government' could claim
it permitted the whistleblowers to come forth in order to
prepare the general public for full disclosure. This would help
protect the legitimacy of the 'secret government' and maintain
support for the continuation for most if not all highly
classified projects dealing with EBEs and/or ET technologies.

Right question: What threats have been made to silence or
intimidate you in what you can reveal in your public
disclosures?

9. Why should we believe you when members of the scientific
community say your claims are not supported by present
scientific knowledge?

This is a wrong question since it assumes that knowledge
possessed by the scientific community is an accurate reflection
of technologies that are developed or used in highly classified
projects involving EBEs and/or ET technologies. Those
responsible for controlling highly classified projects involving
EBEs and ET technology have only allowed a limited amount of
information concerning technologies used in these projects into
the scientific community so present scientific knowledge is an
unreliable indicator of the technologies and/or knowledge used
in deep black projects.

Right question: How much of the information/knowledge used in
the classified project you worked/served in is available to the
scientific community?

10. Why should we believe that you aren't just another
opportunist seeking fame or fortune for their alleged
experiences while serving in the military or working for a
private corporation?

This is a wrong question since it implies that whistleblowers
are seeking fame or fortune when the truth is that they often
risk financial security as a consequence of their disclosures.
Whistleblowers also risk credibility with friends and/or
colleagues in coming forward with their claims, and typically
shun opportunities to profit from their experiences. It is also
highly insulting for a whistleblower to be questioned in this
way due to the great financial and personal sacrifices they
often undergo to come forward with information which is still
classified.

Right question: In what way does your coming forward to reveal
your testimony threaten your financial livelihood and damage
your reputation?


Michael Salla
www.exopolitics.org




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