ATTACK OF THE BELIEVERS
MONOLOGUE WRITTEN BY CLYDE LEWIS
Not long ago, we were tossing around the idea that we would be getting the affirmation of where we stand in the universe. For several decades most people who had a keen interest in exposing the truth about life in space continued to face an uphill battle to get the government to disclose what it knows about UFO phenomena.
The massive code of silence that has been kept among politicians, scientists and media about disclosure of the phenomenon and the ridicule of witnesses, reflect in part, the ways in which dominant political/economic groups enforce their collective will. And to a great extent, they have succeeded in keeping a partial lid on the situation.
With the recent military disclosure about UFOs, it appears that many of the major TV networks that are stuck with time to fill have diverted their attention to finding out the truth about just what is being disclosed and what isn’t.
For science, the new focus on deep space exploration, fully-funded and operating with larger budgets for research and development, could provide information about our solar system than what science knows now. It could signal new data for physicists to hone their understanding of space, time, gravity, and more. It could revolutionize our understanding of biology, geology, and metallurgy.
The main focus now is biosignatures, which may include basic elements of life rather than full disclosure of extraterrestrial intelligence.
There is also a branch of science that is now focusing on finding technosignatures that may signal intelligent life in space and the study of artifacts that may be found on other planets that would suggest extinct civilizations that may have lived on inhabitable planets.
For those that have an interest in disclosure of life in space or even UFOs, this all translates into more equipment, cameras, and people in space. With so much traffic going up, so too should UFO sightings there would be more data to study, and more ammunition to argue for disclosure. It could, by accident, create a scenario for open contact with non-government officials if a private company were to induce contact.
Although most people have if not a conviction, at least a sneaking suspicion there is more to the UFO story than weather balloons or military tests, disclosing the extraterrestrial reality will still result in a great shock.
The novelty is wearing off and the reality of it all is setting in.
With the new UFO reality now comes the arguments and the divisive causes that are being pushed by people that have made UFOs and aliens part of their spiritual path. There are a few researchers now that have rejected the information being disseminated by intelligence operatives because it was leaked that the Pentagon saw the UFO phenomenon as a threat to national security.
The fact that the military was involved in the disclosure process also has a number of researchers stymied.
What is most disconcerting is for years UFO researchers and believers have wanted the government to come clean on UFO matters. However, now that it has happened there are a few of the so-called believers that are saying that the disclosure provided should not be trusted and that the latest disclosure process is a disinformation campaign.
There are many so-called researchers who have now gained a number of followers on the internet saying that the government’s disclosure should not be trusted.
You can call it the attack of the believers.
The fact that this so-called new disclosure is being revealed by the CIA and the Pentagon should be seen as a matter of compartmentalized disclosure that can easily be controlled. The process is simple – leak a UFO story to the public – make a statement of disclosure and then deny that the military or any government entity has found no reason to believe UFOs exist.
In fact, dating back to 1947, FBI director J. Edgar Hoover was actually interested in reports of various UFOs across the United States. He stated many times in memorandums that the FBI was clearly interested in investigating any and all flying disc cases.
President Truman had been briefed many times about the presence of UFOs. He never really went on the record to disclose who was piloting them, but he most certainly knew of their existence and the hysteria that they were causing around the country.
It wasn’t until 1984 that a President hypothesized about a real alien threat capable of uniting the world.
President Ronald Reagan, who was also a Commander in chief with an obsession with apocalyptic matters admitted during a Presidential debate against Walter Mondale to having “philosophical discussions” about Armageddon in the White House with some well known evangelical ministers.
Reagan seemed to be speaking ex-cathedra on four different occasions about extraterrestrial threats before the end of his presidency. Reagan even spoke with General Secretary Gorbachev in Geneva about worldwide differences dissolving if we had to face of a universal extraterrestrial threat.
While many of Reagan’s comments were interpreted as ramblings about an alien attack, it can also be theorized that Reagan had his mind couched in apocalyptic thought and the possible threat of an asteroid or comet hitting the earth and causing a worldwide catastrophe. A threat from space would definitely humble the planet. It would be hoped that it would humble our leaders into becoming more aware of just how fragile our existence on this planet truly is.
On February 12, 2014, outgoing senior Obama adviser John Podesta reflected on his latest White House stint, listing his favorite moments and biggest regrets from the past year. Chief among them: depriving the American people of the truth about UFOs.
Podesta’s longtime fascination with UFOs is well-documented, as his brief political hiatus following four years as President Bill Clinton’s Chief of Staff freed him up to pursue his otherworldly passion.
At a 2002 press conference organized by the Coalition for Freedom of Information, Podesta spoke on the importance of disclosing government UFO investigations to the public.
On Friday 13, 2014, Podesta tweeted his regret about the nondisclosure of UFOs and The Washington Post immediately recalled an exchange one of its reporters had with Podesta in 2007. Karen Tumulty had asked Podesta about reports that the Clinton Library in Little Rock, Arkansas had been bombarded with Freedom of Information Act Requests specifically seeking email correspondence to and from the former chief of staff including terms like “X-Files” and “Area 51.” Podesta’s response, through a spokesperson, was “The truth is out there,” the tagline for the TV show “The X-Files,” of which Podesta was known to be a fan.
A 2010 editorial in Missouri’s Columbia Tribune disparaged reports that Podesta had asked an outspoken UFO photographer to stop discussing his knowledge of extraterrestrial activities in public.
“One wonders why Podesta would do such a radical reversal, given his former plea for UFO disclosure,” the editorial implored.
But contrary to the Columbia Tribune’s concerns, Podesta had clearly not abandoned the cause. He wrote an introduction to the 2010 book UFOs: Generals, Pilots, and Government Officials Go on the Record, by Leslie Kean. Unfortunately, Podesta will likely have little time to fill out FOIA requests in his new job at Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
However, Bill Clinton also reflected the same attitude Ronald Reagan had about UFOs and confirmed Podesta’s reports when he appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Kimmel half-jokingly was asking former Presidents about UFO’s and disclosure and many of them half-jokingly gave responses that the public tried to interpret as partial admittance of the phenomenon.
When Jimmy Kimmel asked Hillary Clinton in a late-night TV interview about UFOs, she quickly corrected his terminology. “You know, there’s a new name,” Hillary Clinton said “It’s unexplained aerial phenomenon or U.A.P. That’s the latest nomenclature.”
At the time of the interview Clinton was still a presidential candidate and on national television vowed that barring any threats to national security, she would open up government files on the subject, a shift from President Obama, who typically dismisses the topic as a joke.
She was not elected to the Presidency and hopes were shattered for any type of disclosure with the newly elected President Donald Trump.
However, something happened during a recent interview with ABC news reporter George Stephanopoulos.
The 45th occupant of the White House and most powerful man in the world opened up and without a joking snicker publicly acknowledged UFOs.
But he acknowledged them like a true politician.
If anyone watches the mainstream news anymore – you may have noticed that every network seems to be reviewing an extensive and wide-encompassing interview between Trump and their News Chief Anchor, George Stephanopoulos.
The exchange, which was pre-recorded and covered a wide variety of trending political topics, suddenly took a fringe detour.
Stephanopoulos mentioned the latest revelations of Navy pilots having had encounters with objects that far exceeded the capabilities and maneuverability of their F-18 Super Hornet fighter jets.
President Trump answered without hesitation and without the required awkward snicker that he had been briefed on the UFO reports, but made it perfectly clear he wasn’t particularly interested about these incidents because he said he was not a believer in UFOs.
Some claim it was anticlimactic — I was surprised at how calmly he answered the question and how it remained in the taped interview. It was revealed just how much control Trump had in what went into the taped meeting when in the middle of his interview with ABC, President Donald Trump asked his acting White House chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, to leave the room after he coughed.
He asked Stephanopoulous if they could retake the moment when he was answering a question about his finances.
The networks have been having a heyday with the coughing incident claiming that Trump is a reality TV star and knows what should and what shouldn’t go into a TV interview.
Even though Trump did not snicker at the UFO question he did have a “lets get this over with attitude” when he was confronted.
He then admits he was officially briefed about these Navy encounters. But is this the disclosure people are looking for? He said it, but will he regret it?
I thought the answer was pretty damn important but I also wondered what he meant by being briefed on the matter – I mean for Trump being briefed is something that is casually brought up over a lunch of cheeseburgers.
And then he says about the Navy officers “I want them to think whatever they think” which made me wonder what he meant.
I mean he is talking about those who are out there flying and protecting our country from intruders and this is what he thinks of their eyewitness accounts? Any object capable of outmaneuvering Top Gun pilots flying in the Nation’s most advanced war machines constitutes a “potential” threat – so, I thought that answer did not make sense.
This indicates to me that while he has been briefed in some way on the issue he definitely does not trust the intelligence that has been offered.
Here is a President that is fighting deep state activity in the Pentagon and in the intelligence agencies – they never give him a straight answer about anything. We have also learned that President Trump isn’t always told what the intelligence agencies are doing.
It was recently reported by the New York Times that unnamed Pentagon officials admitted to putting Malware in the Russian grid system. Trump tweeted that it was untrue and treasonous to reveal it. The Pentagon sources say that Trump did not know that it happened.
United States intelligence has admitted hesitance to share sensitive information to Trump for fear he’d carelessly disclose it on a Twitter rant, or reveal it to America’s enemies; namely, Russia and China.
Former Senator Harry Reid has expressed concerns Russia and China having a high level of interest in UFOs, and how they could presumably learn something from them which could undermine America’s military superiority.
If spooks are afraid to brief Trump on issues of cybersecurity, what makes you think they would risk briefing him on even more sensitive and classified issues, like say, UFOs tampering with the United States’ nuclear readiness system and ballistic missiles?
Another sad fact is that politicians who talk about UFOs don’t get taken seriously. All one has to do was remember how Dennis Kucinich lost his bid for President after admitting that he saw a UFO at Shirley MacLaine’s and of course, Hillary Clinton saying she would be the disclosure President did not score any points either.
However, times are changing and UFOs may start to directly or indirectly affect the daily lives of average Americans — if that is the case then maybe it would become an important political issue.
As a civilization, we are neurotic and violent. And we have a tendency to turn any new scientific discovery into a weaponizing opportunity for the military industrial complex. UFO disclosure can easily be used in preparation for another war under false pretenses.