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Last Weekend's X-Conference 2007

From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2007 08:21:06 -0400
Archived: Tue, 18 Sep 2007 08:21:06 -0400
Subject: Last Weekend's X-Conference 2007

Source: The Washington Post - D.C., USA


Tuesday, September 18, 2007

There's The Red Vote, The Blue Vote... And The Little Green Vote

By Dana Milbank

Federal law limits the participation of resident aliens in the
political process. But it is silent on the role of
extraterrestrial aliens.

This loophole has not been lost on the life forms who arrived on
these shores aboard flying saucers with little more than the
antennae on their backs. After years of suffering without
suffrage, these beings are now seeking to play a role in the
2008 presidential campaign.

That, at any rate, is the considered opinion of the Paradigm
Research Group, which held a news conference at the National
Press Club yesterday to demand that presidential candidates
support a "truth amnesty" to end the "government-imposed truth
embargo on the facts confirming an extraterrestrial presence."

"The truth amnesty disclosure project is reportedly recommended
by the participating extraterrestrials themselves," Alfred Webre
of the Institute for Cooperation in Space announced to the
humans-only gathering, next door to a speech on Iraq by Rep.
Jack Murtha. "That is the specific extraterrestrial civilization
which approximately 60 years ago entered into a top-secret CIA
human-extraterrestrial liaison program."

The 2008 presidential cycle has already been an abnormal one,
and the candidates yesterday resisted this attempt to turn the
race toward the paranormal.

"Let me check in with the mothership," Phil Singer, a Hillary
Clinton spokesman, answered when asked about the truth embargo.

"We're more focused on lifting the government-imposed truth
embargo on issues like the war in Iraq," replied Bill Burton, a
spokesman for Barack Obama.

Dismissive answers such as these from the two Democratic front-
runners leave an opening for other candidates to claim the alien
vote - a prospect that could create havoc in the primaries if
large numbers of ETs are found to be living in Iowa and New

The likeliest beneficiary: New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, who
wrote a foreword to the "Roswell Dig Diaries," a UFO book. "As a
25-year-old he was an employee of a secret CIA extraterrestrial
liaison program," Webre explained. "He has inside knowledge."

But the knowledge must still be secret: His spokeswoman didn't
respond to an inquiry.

Also a favorite of the ET crowd is Dennis Kucinich, the Ohio
congressman. "I'm sorry to out you, Dennis, but he knows a lot
about this subject," confided Stephen Bassett of the Paradigm
Research Group. "If he brings it forward as a presidential
candidate, he's going to make some history."

The Republican side is "really tough" for the UFO crowd, but
Bassett gives his nod to John McCain, a former Navy pilot, over
Ron Paul, who was an Air Force flight surgeon. "McCain has shown
some displeasure with the way NASA has conducted its affairs,"
Bassett reasoned.

More than anybody, Bassett has been working to elevate alien
affairs as an issue in 2008. He filmed video questions for the
CNN-You Tube debates; they weren't selected. He urged George
Stephanopoulos to ask the candidates about ETs; no luck. He
wrote an article titled the ET Ticket - it gives the nod to
Clinton and Richardson - for publications such as UFO Magazine.
And, fresh from the weekend's X-Conference 2007 convention in
Gaithersburg, he rented a room at the press club yesterday to
announce "new efforts to introduce the UFO/ET issue into the
ongoing presidential campaigns."

An economy-minded Bassett didn't order a microphone for his
event, and the X-Conference banner he bought on the Internet
("one-third the price of Kinkos!") was too big for the room and
had to be continued on a second wall. About 40 X-Conference
conventioneers packed the room, far outnumbering the handful of

But none of this slowed Bassett, who treated the assembly to
startling revelations: the "Jimmy Carter ET studies," the
"Rockefeller initiative toward the Clinton administration to end
the UFO truth embargo" and the "1967 Malmstrom Air Force Base
incident, where our SAC missiles were shut down by an ET craft
hanging over the base."

Not one of the participants or audience members cracked a smile.
Neither did they giggle when Webre proposed an environmental
rationale for the ET amnesty program, saying the aliens'
"advanced technology," which uses nonpolluting fuel, could
"revolutionize the transport of goods and people on this planet
and rejuvenate the biosphere."

The faces remained serious and earnest when Robert Miles, a film
producer, announced plans to give each member of Congress a
high-definition DVD titled Fastwalkers: They Are Here. On the
cover, a mean-looking alien eyes the Capitol and saucers circle
overhead. "Don't tell me the American public's not interested,"
Miles challenged.

So far, however, the presidential candidates remain, well,
alienated. Even Kucinich. "If you have a serious question, just
ask me," Kucinich spokeswoman Natalie Laber replied when told of
the UFO crowd's hopes for her boss. "If not, then just keep your
silly comments to yourself."

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