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Re: Why The Cover-Up? - Hall

From: Richard Hall <hallrichard99.nul>
Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2007 22:26:33 +0000
Archived: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 10:11:45 -0400
Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up? - Hall

>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.

I sometimes agree with Bob. This is one of those occasions. His
is a very reasonable line of thought. When it comes to the
ultimate questions we are all stuck with speculation, some of
which can be far more reasonable than others.

My own thinking (especially after reading the Carey-Schmitt
book) is that the military and obviously the president were
faced with sudden, undeniable proof of alien visitation without
having a clue as to who they were, where they came from, why
they were here, or what kind of danger they posed to humanity.
Cover-up as a decision at that point is extremely easy to

 - Dick

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