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Re: Flying Saucers - The Greatest Lie Ever Told

From: James Carrion <jcarrion.nul>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 14:11:06 -0300
Archived: Wed, 23 May 2012 18:29:48 -0400
Subject: Re: Flying Saucers - The Greatest Lie Ever Told


>From: Gildas Bourdais <bourdais.gildas.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 16:04:36 +0200
>Subject: Re: Flying Saucers - The Greatest Lie Ever Told

>James,

>I don't kow what kind of magic you are trying to apply here,
>but it does not work on me.

>No, it was not, if you just consider that they had found a
>crashed flying saucer. There are some differing opinions even
>among specialists but, in my view, they had a direct order to
>issue that press release as a ?>precaution because, on the
>morning of July 8, they were not sure they could hide it
>completely.

>By noon, they had secured the sites and could then begin the
>debunking operation with the weather balloon.

>You see, it's not so hard to propose a rational explanation,
>once you have studied the cases seriously. You must certainly
>have done that, so I guess you are launching a new debunking
>story, like some others before.

>You won't succeed, because the press release and subsequent
balloon story don't make any sense in your scenario.

>"What a fantastic story", I said to Walter Haut when I met him
>at the Roswell Museum in 1995, and he smiled. He confirmed that
>Colonel Blanchard would have never issued such a press release
>without a direct order.


Gildas,

I love it when Ufologists pull out the "rationality" card when
it is convenient for them.

Sorry, the "put out a saucer press release just to debunk as a
weather balloon" cover story still makes no sense. If the Army
Air Force wanted to keep a lid on it, they had the means to do
so without making an international news event out of it.

Your rational assertion is ridiculous from a military
intelligence point of view. Containment does not require drawing
unnecessary attention to the event. Did they put out a press
release when they exploded the first atomic bomb in New Mexico?
Did they put out a press release to let everyone know the US
broke the Japanese code? A code of silence both has precedence
and is the standard modus operandi when it comes to matters of
national security.  But don't take my word for it, - pose your
"balloon cover story to contain" scenario to a Cold War
Historian or Military Intelligence Historian to gauge its
plausibility.


James





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