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Re: Don't Shoot The Messenger

From: Brad Sparks <RB47x.nul>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 21:51:18 EDT
Archived: Thu, 30 Aug 2007 08:50:52 -0400
Subject: Re: Don't Shoot The Messenger

>From: Jason Gammon <BoyintheMachine.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 11:33:53 EDT
>Subject: Re: Don't Shoot The Messenger

>>From: Jason Gammon <BoyintheMachine.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 14:45:28 EDT
>>Subject: Re: Don't Shoot The Messenger

>>My suggestion:

>>1.) Mr. Sparks needs to address the criticism as to why he
>>reportedly didn't share his writings with co-authors. This is a
>>very serious accusation. Not too many people may want to join
>>forces with Sparks in the future if this proves to be true.

>>2.) Mr. Sparks needs to put forth his thesis to the list in a
>>straight- forward manner and not hide behind vague and veiled

>Seems Brad has replied to Mary Castner's accusations, one
>with the details needed to properly assert his side of the

Thanks for correcting or retracting your earlier post.

Let me just reiterate what I pointed out my the reply to Mary:
My partial draft of May 24 and complete draft of July 11 were
sent to Barry and Mary and they responded as I indicated, on
July 11, 13, 14, 15, etc. (as well as in May-June but I don't
feel like looking up the emails). Paul Kimball got nothing
before my co-author Barry. Paul got nothing till July 17, as he
confirmed in his posting.

Some people cannot keep facts and dates straight even when
making hurtful and outrageous charges, though ordinary prudence
would require extra care or to just refrain entirely.

And Mary was also sending out copies of my draft to people
without my knowledge - 'til after the fact - on July 11. Again,
throwing stones inside glass houses.

This followed 4-1/2 months of Barry and Mary not submitting
Barry's draft or any progress report to me all the while
withholding vital facts from me about the initial May 15
deadline, Barry's writing problem, Barry's inability to document
his assertions, Barry's refusal (not inability) to attend MUFON,
Barry's refusal to use the mass of emails we exchanged thus
rendering the efforts useless, etc.

Thus the charges are spurious.

See these UFO UpDates posts for other details:




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