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Re: Chase Brandon

From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 19:52:49 +0000
Archived: Fri, 20 Jul 2012 07:06:39 -0400
Subject: Re: Chase Brandon



>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 08:00:15 -0500
>Subject: Re: Chase Brandon

>>From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
>>To: <post.nul>
>>Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2012 17:25:48 +0000
>>Subject: Re: Chase Brandon [was: PRG Press Release...]

>>>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>>>To: post.nul
>>>Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2012 08:29:16 -0500
>>>Subject: Re: PRG Press Release - Disclosure Petition IV - Chase Brandon

<snip>

>>>"Chase Brandon"?

>>>Yeah, right.

>>>Let's see the birth certificate.

>>I go first. I asked to see the W2s from the years Chase Brandon
>>worked for the CIA. If in fact that is the agency he is claiming
>>he worked for. During the interview, Noory had trouble pinning
>>Brandon down as to where he worked and what he did.

>Well, if it matters (and I'm sure it doesn't), Kathy, I was
>poking fun at the drugstore-paperback name on another List days
>before I made a comparable point on UpDates. You and I would
>agree - what sensible person wouldn't? - that to call oneself
>"Chase Brandon" is to ask for it. Maybe "Walter Mitty" is more
>like it.

>The larger issue, obviously, is the continuing emergence of
>claimants who allege high security clearances and who peddle
>fantastic stories without supporting documentation behind them.
>As thick as thieves these days, they remind me in many ways of
>the 1950s contactees who supplied outlandish, hard-to-believe
>yarns for the edification of persons whom nature had not endowed
>with critical filters.

>Unless and until we see good evidence, skepticism - as defined
>by doubt and caution - is a rational observer's only possible
>response. In the meantime, none of us should be endangering our
>health by holding our breaths.

Jerry:

I guess years of feeling like being hung out to dry and not
taken seriously has left a big shoe print on our collective
behinds.

Us, poor like old independent - serious researchers - afraid to
challenge the crap that is sometimes handed out. Why don't we
take ourselves seriously. No, no, not in the usual whining way
but as an insult to the data we are presenting. The stuff
backed up with documentation.

The recent John Fox 'documentary' was an insult to Hastings. Fox
took recorded testimony, backed by documentation and basically
ignored it. Why didn't someone call Fox out on his ability to
read and understand English? Here again, who the hell in the UFO
community keeps allowing people like this to get away with
murder - murder of the information.

People, don't get this desperate.


KK



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