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Re: Why The Cover-Up? - Ledger

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2007 15:06:28 -0300
Archived: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 08:44:35 -0400
Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up? - Ledger

>From: Bob Shell <bob.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2007 12:01:15 -0400
>Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up?

>>From: Jason Gammon <BoyintheMachine.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2007 13:32:37 EDT
>>Subject: Why The Cover-Up?

>>As seems the norm for most skeptics and/or talk show hosts,
>>King commented on the fact, 'Why the cover-up?' After all,
>>why would the government conceal such an exciting thing as
>>proof of extraterrestrial visitation?

>What government would admit it is powerless to stop invasion
>of its airspace, kidnapping of its citizens, and complete
>disregard for its defense systems?

>I think the coverup is the obvious thing a government would do
>if it didn't know what was going on. Government is all about
>power, and any government that admits to being powerless
>would not last long.

>It is my personal belief that the US government has covered up
>Roswell and any number of other incidents for the simple
>reason that they don't have a clue what is going on, or how to
>control/prevent it. I think they have been studying this
>phenomenon for more than the 60 years since Roswell, and
>aren't any closer to solutions today than they were back then.

>Our government will willingly tell us the truth about UFOs
>when they know how to control them.

That's what government is all about, control - power - over the
population. And they learned from religion.

What you believe, Bob, is what I believe. Without that control
they are powerless and that's the best reason possible for
goverments to cover up what might erode their power.

Having worked in government and seen the stupid stuff they try
to - and often suceed in covering - up leaves me no option but
to believe that they would cover up something of this magnitude.

Touting some silly line about 'people are always prepared to
believe that there are conspiracies' - again Shirmer - is a
simple-minded argument. Of course there are conspiracies. The
world is rife with them.

But government cover-up re. some exterrestrial componant is a no
brainer for me. I'd be surprised if they didn't rather than the

Don Ledger

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