Drunk Midwesterners Make Up the Majority Of UFO Witnesses

July 1, 2014 at 11:14 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , )

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Tuesday is the 67th anniversary of the rumored alien crash-landing in Roswell, New Mexico. But extraterrestrial aviators have been rather busy in the last few decades.

The National UFO Reporting Center has received about 90,000 reported sightings of UFOs in the last 40 years, according to the Economist. That’s about six per day—with the majority happening on Fridays, in the West, and during, um, drinking hours.


When and Where Americans See Aliens

Economist/National UFO Reporting Center

The fact that this graph is going viral online today suggests many are persuaded by the correlation. It would irresponsible for me, as a statistical analyst, to not point out the problems with it. And so, for the Roswell fans out there, I present three veins of countervailing interpretation:

1. The correlation is weaker than it appears. Utah, the state with the lowest beer consumption by far, has a higher share of UFO sitings than North Carolina, the state with the highest beer consumption. Washington, the state where you’re most likely to report a UFO, drinks less alcohol than all but six states. There is more to the story than alcohol, sheeple.

2. We have several omitted variables, including direct line-of-sight to the sky and light contrast. It’s plausible that people don’t see UFOs while they’re working or sleeping because … they’re working in-doors and completely unconscious. What the Economist calls “drinking hours” are also the hours we’re most likely to be outside looking at anything bright contrasting with the dark sky.

 

 

 

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Black Eyed Kids: Another Look

September 1, 2008 at 7:33 am (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , )


Here’s an awesome blog that although very speculative, is frightening none the less. If I saw one of these kids on my doorstep I’d probably shit my daks!

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It’s early evening and you’re home alone. The doorbell rings, and you trot down the hall wondering who it could be.

You open the door and find two children standing on the stoop. They are strangers to you, both boys in their early teens, dressed normally in sneakers, jeans, and hoodies. You suddenly feel frightened for no discernible reason.

The taller – and presumably older – boy asks to use your telephone, and has a perfectly good explanation. He is well-mannered, polite, and speaks exceptionally well for a child his age. You’d be letting them in out of the cold .. if not for that fear.

Your mind seeks desperately for a good reason not to let them in, even as you ask yourself why you are afraid. After a few moments, you come up with a good lie and tell them your phone isn’t working, but you could bring them your cell phone to use …

The taller boy interrupts you and changes his tune. “Can we use your restroom?” he asks suddenly. “Please, it’s cold out here. We need to come IN and use your bathroom.”

His emphasis on the word IN inexplicably alarms you, and you only manage to shake your head and mumble something about your cell phone.

“We need to come IN,” says the taller boy again, and as he looks up into your face you suddenly notice that his eyes are all black. Not just black pupils, but solid black with no whites. It’s like looking into nothingness where his eyes should be. Your fear turns to terror, and although the boys have done nothing overtly threatening, you are suddenly, irrationally convinced that your life is in danger. “Please let us in,” the shorter boy speaks finally, and when he looks up at you, his eyes are black too.

“No!” you manage to choke out, surprised that you can say anything at all, and you slam the door in their faces and lock it. After a few minutes you regain your composure and fetch your cell phone. Reviewing the incident in your mind, you can’t understand the fear that overwhelmed you and you resolve to quit acting like an idiot. Cell phone in hand, you open the front door, but the boys are gone. You walk out to the street thinking they can’t have gone far, but there’s no sign of them anywhere.

You’ve just had an archetypal experience of Black-Eyed Kids, or BEKs. Most are boys, and most are reported to be in their early to mid teens, dressed normally and unremarkable except for their adult speech and black eyes. They always ask to get IN – into the car, into the house, into wherever you are, and they often get increasingly insistent and demanding when it seems that they are going to be denied entry. And they are always accompanied by fear, a fear so strong that witnesses describe it as dread or terror and say that they felt that their very lives were in danger.

Of all the people who have reported seeing BEKs, only one actually let them in – to use the phone – and he subsequently retreated in terror to another room and locked himself in. Sometime later, he says, he dared to open the door. Finding the area vacant, he ran for the back door and went to a friend’s house. When he returned to his house with the friend, it was empty.

What do BEKs want? We don’t know. No one has come forward to tell a story of letting them in and letting them do what they wanted to. We don’t know if this is because it hasn’t happened, or because anyone who let them in isn’t around to tell the tale.

I think we can safely hypothesize that BEKs aren’t really children; although there are a few diseases that can turn a human’s eyes black and black contacts exist, neither explains the terror that is felt in the presence of these “children” even before the black eyes are noticed.

I suspect that BEKs appear as children because they want to be trusted; they attempt to appeal to human compassion and the natural desire to help a child. The average person is much more likely to let a strange child into their house than a strange adult. If we theorize that BEKs appear as children because they want to appear as children, we must then ask ourselves: why the black eyes? why the fear? Both seem counterproductive to the goal of the targeted person letting them in.

I have a theory; a hypothesis, and although I am going out on the proverbial limb here, I hope that you will stay with me and that it will make sense when I am done.

BEKs have a common feature with another entity that is often reported in the modern world: “grey” aliens. There is little difference between the large black eyes of the typical grey and the eyes of a BEK; some witnesses of BEKs also note that their eyes seem to be “too big” as well as being all-black. Greys are usually reported as being 4 – 5 feet tall, or about the same size as a young boy.

Suppose that the entities we see as Greys or BEKs are actually among us more often than we would like to think, in the guise of ordinary children. Many abductees of greys have stated that greys are telepathic, can project images into the human mind, and/or seem to be able to control a person’s mind and body. If they can control our minds, perhaps we see what they want us to see when we look at them. No one pays much attention to an adolescent – especially a boy – loitering on the street, in a park, or in a playground. What better guise for hiding in plain sight?

Suppose that encounters with BEKs – and Greys – are what happen when the mind control fails, or when they drop the disguise because it is no longer needed. Suppose the fear can be felt only when the mind control isn’t working, and this is why BEKs become agitated and demanding when it appears that you aren’t accepting them for what they appear to be – they know something is wrong, and try harder.

In spite of witness reports of feeling that their lives are in danger, the purpose of BEK encounters may be something less nefarious than exterminating the target. Perhaps they need to see the inside of the house to get a visual referent for some form of teleportation, or perhaps they need to plant some type of receiver inside the house in order to gain access later. If this is the case, there may be people who have let children into their houses to use the phone, or the bathroom, or get a drink of water, who never realized that their guests weren’t ordinary children. I wish that I could ask abductees if they had recently let any children they didn’t know into their house. Abductees often state that the Greys just “appear” in their bedroom, or in their house, and lack of an obvious means of entrance is one of the things that often makes these experiences difficult to believe.

The startling black eyes and the feeling of terror make no sense if they are viewed as being deliberate, but if considered as being accidental, and what happens when the encounter isn’t going as planned, they make more sense. Perhaps the eyes are the most difficult part of the entity to mask; don’t we say that our eyes are the “windows to our soul?” When the mind control is ineffective, the witness begins to feel terror and see through the disguise; the black eyes convince him that something is terribly wrong and, whatever the intended purpose of the encounter was, it fails.

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Is the Earth Quarantined???

August 31, 2008 at 1:33 am (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , )


Check this out, it’s a bit far fetched but interesting nonetheless:
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Why haven’t we met aliens yet? And why aren’t we sending rockets all over the solar system? There is only one plausible explanation. Earth is being quarantined! A combination of higher alien civilizations and our own Earth-based military forces are working together to keep the Earth contained and neutralized. The reasons why they would do this are obvious, but where is the evidence? Below, we’ve got enough truly true facts to get your conspiracy engines revved up to maximum.

1. We have been located in a backwater part of the galactic rim.
To keep Earth inhabitants away from the rest of the universe community, our planet was stuck way out in the boondocks at the rim of a second-rate galaxy. Obviously only a higher alien intelligence could have done this, to prevent humans from leaking out everywhere and finding all the cool shit in the universe.

2. Space debris is a shield to keep us from hearing alien broadcasts.
You’ve heard that there are thousands of pieces of space junk orbiting Earth, posing a danger to orbiting spacecraft and creating a haze of garbage around the planet. Recently the Chinese government created infinitely more space trash by shooting one of its satellites, scattering its shattered body into orbit. What could be the possible reason for leaving all this junk in orbit, instead of cleaning it up? Obviously, our governments are using the junk as a deflection shield to prevent alien messages and craft from getting through. And this suits the aliens just fine, since they’re quarantining us anyway.

3. Space-based weapons prevent aliens from wanting to bond with us.
According to Alfred Webre, a Canadian futurist and author of the recent book Exopolitics:

Star Wars and the militarization of space is part of the information war against the integration with Universe society. Star Wars is an “inside code word” for this war among the military planners. The issue is whether our space technology will be in accord with Universal principles, or controlled by a military empire. The USA will ultimately suffer ignominious defeat by Universe society should it persist as a space military power.

Well, that pretty much covers it.

4. JPL scientists who are in on the quarantine efforts helped perpetuate the myths that were reported in Wired about how we could “never achieve interstellar travel.”
Why don’t they want us to believe in interstellar travel? Why? These are space scientists, dammit — doesn’t it strike you as odd that they are saying we shouldn’t go to space?

5. NASA’s launch of a suborbital rocket fails.
Today NASA launched a suborbital rocket, but had to shoot it out of the sky due to alleged “launch failure.” Really? Could this actually be an effort to discourage suborbital rockets, which might break through the space debris and catch sight of the Universe society? As one blogger points out, NASA already knows about aliens. Thus, they’re the perfect organization to make it seem as if there were “problems” on a rocket that was about to run into alien vessels.

6. Large Hadron Collider.
Seriously — need we say more? Any alien civilization worth its salt would know that when we start beaming subatomic particles through that giant, Swiss magnetic loop that the Terrible Events are about to begin. Stay the hell away from Earth when that happens.

7. Project Bluebook closed.
In the 1950s and 60s, the Air Force created Project Bluebook, an investigative project to figure out what all those UFOs were. Despite the fact that people continue to see UFOs every day, the project was shut down in 1969. Why? Was that the year that the government learned about the Quarantine and decided to pull the wool over our eyes?

8. Twelve missions to Mars failed en route to the planet.
Sure we have some satellites orbiting Mars now, and three robots on the surface doing measurements. But they’re only in the quarantined areas. Whenever a satellite or spacecraft has tried to go near certain off-limits parts of the planet, they’ve mysteriously disappeared. Traces of them are never found again, even by the satellites that are supposedly photographing the planet in such minute detail that they can see this hunk of ice.

9. Global warming makes planet more comfortable for everybody.
Little-discussed fact about global warming: It will make all the least-inhabitable regions of the planet into a tropical paradise. Climate change is basically a massive, multinational conspiracy to get everyone so comfy on Earth that they never want to go to ultra-cold Mars or the even colder reaches of deep space. It’s good when people believe they actually CHOSE to be quarantined, isn’t it?

10. Fly Me to the Moon
This movie about flies stowing away on a moon rocket was actually a government-sponsored plot to make traveling offworld seem so awful that nobody would ever want to do it again.

In the face of such compelling evidence, you cannot deny the TRUTH. Somebody — or something — doesn’t want us to leave the planet. We’re being . . . quarantined!!!

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They’s from out-ter space! (hic!!)

July 25, 2008 at 8:06 am (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , )

Apollo 14 Astronaut Claims Aliens HAVE Made Contact — But It Has Been Covered Up for 60 years

Aliens have contacted humans several times but governments have hidden the truth for 60 years, the sixth man to walk on the moon has claimed.

Apollo 14 astronaut Dr Edgar Mitchell, said he was aware of many UFO visits to Earth during his career with NASA but each one was covered up.

Dr Mitchell, 77, said during a radio interview that sources at the space agency who had had contact with aliens described the beings as ‘little people who look strange to us.’

He said supposedly real-life ET’s were similar to the traditional image of a small frame, large eyes and head.

Chillingly, he claimed our technology is ‘not nearly as sophisticated’ as theirs and “had they been hostile”, he warned ‘we would be been gone by now’.

Dr Mitchell, along with with Apollo 14 commander Alan Shepard, holds the record for the longest ever moon walk, at nine hours and 17 minutes following their 1971 mission.

‘I happen to have been privileged enough to be in on the fact that we’ve been visited on this planet and the UFO phenomena is real,’ Dr Mitchell said.

‘It’s been well covered up by all our governments for the last 60 years or so, but slowly it’s leaked out and some of us have been privileged to have been briefed on some of it.

Dr Mitchell, who has a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering and a Doctor of Science degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics claimed Roswell was real and similar alien visits continue to be investigated.

He told the astonished Kerrang! radio host Nick Margerrison: “This is really starting to open up. I think we’re headed for real disclosure and some serious organisations are moving in that direction.’

Mr Margerrison said: ‘I thought I’d stumbled on some sort of astronaut humour but he was absolutely serious that aliens are definitely out there and there’s no debating it.’

Officials from NASA, however, were quick to play the comments down.

In a statement, a spokesman said: “NASA does not track UFOs. NASA is not involved in any sort of cover up about alien life on this planet or anywhere in the universe.

‘Dr Mitchell is a great American, but we do not share his opinions on this issue.’
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Whether you believe it or not is up to you. I have always hed that we could not possibly be alone in the universe, and thats why I I’m interested in people like Dr Steven Greer and the Disclosure project. Believe it or not, I’ll still be going to the new X files movie this weekend!

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New UFO documentary by Robbie Williams.

May 21, 2008 at 9:29 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , )

Here we go, the latest on Robbie’s adventures looking for UFO’s, quite interesting really:

British pop star Robbie Williams has recorded a radio documentary about UFOs and aliens.

The former Take That star has paired up with British broadcaster Jon Ronson to record the 30-minute feature about extraterrestrials, in which the pair attend a UFO conference in Laughlin, Nevada for three days. There they meet a UK woman who believes her son was abducted by aliens while in the womb before he was sent back to Earth to save the planet.

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It turns out Robbie is quite fascinated by the subject, and describes having several very trippy UFO experiences over the course of his life. The second event he describes reminds me of the Phoenix Lights in Arizona, but with an occult twist to it, which is why it fascinates me so much. For me, non-traditional UFO experiences are by far the most interesting.

“I was at the Beverly Hills Hotel and I was lying on my sun lounger outside at night, looking up,” he said. “Then, about 300 foot above me, there was this square thing which just passed over my head silently and then shot off.”

It gets better…

“The next one was the weirdest one yet. I’d just written a song called Arizona, and it’s all about alien contact and I was playing that,” [Robbie] says.

“I stood on the balcony and there was this big ball of gold light that turned up – we thought it was Venus or Mars or something. Then the song stops playing and it disappears. But then we put Arizona on again and the ball turned back up. It happened four times.

“After that a massive electrical storm started and these two big massive balls of light started dancing in the sky. It was like a whole light show for about an hour.”

Warming to his theme, [Robbie] goes on to describe the time he was in a recording studio and saw a “big strip of black light” miraculously appear in the room.

“It was three inches thick and it shot from one end of the room out of the window,” he claimed. “It’s absolutely bonkers. It’s something to do with LA.”

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Williams, currently on strike from record label EMI, was being interviewed by singer Joss Stone when he made the weird confession, telling her he’d been visited by little green men three times.

Said [Robbie]: “Seriously, I want to go out and investigate these things. I’m stopping being a pop star and being a full-time ufologist.

“We could be like Mulder and Scully in real life,” he told her. “You’re always mega-busy, but I’ve got nothing on at the minute.”

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2012.

May 21, 2008 at 8:06 am (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , , , )


I’ve read a lot about the “end of the Mayan Calender”, and it’s supposed importance. Apparently what’s meant to happen is a bunch of aliens will come down here and wipe us all out, if we don’t do it ourselves first. I’ve read other theories too, like the one that says a multi national conglomerate of ‘shadowmen’ is conspiring to kill us all by initiating WW3, leaving just a small proportion of the population left, the bad guys, who will, through some miracle of medical science, live forever.

Now I have a couple of questions. Why would any of these people want to do this, and should I be scared? I mean sometimes it’s hard enough to focus on day to day issues, without having to worry about when the worlds going to end. Could it be said that perhaps there really is nothing to worry about? Where is the evidence that an alien invasion is going to happen? How do you know that it’s not going to be like one of my favorite graphic novels(and soon to be film) ‘The Watchmen’, and that the “invasion” isn’t really orchestrated by man in order to fool us into supporting the militarization of space? Are we reading too much into this? If so then when should we start worrying?

There’s just too many questions is what I guess is the point of this blog. I read another blog about this 2012 end of the world theory and I can firmly say that it sounds a lot like the X Files back story where the Aliens have been planning to take over earth all along. I like to go with Dr Greer from the Disclosure Projects point of view, that the Aliens are not the real enemy, we are.

So the end of the world could be coming in 2012, but I remain as yet, unconvinced. Sure I read up on all the conspiracy theories but without more concrete evidence I just don’t wanna believe it. I believe in UFO’s and a whole lot of other stuff too, but the end of the world, a predestined date? Who really wants to believe that, if you really bought it then you might as well forget about any future plans you may have had, cause they’re all f**ked!! I don’t think that’s the answer, and I’d like to believe that I have some control over my life, and that it wasn’t all pre-written thousands of years ago by the Mayans. It’s a choice, believe or don’t, but it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t start living your life like 2012 is where it all ends. Cause if it is, then at least you’ll have no regrets.

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And Area 51…

May 18, 2008 at 9:21 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , )


Here’s some information on Area 51 that you may not know. Those who scoff be warned, when the time comes don’t say we didn’t warn you hahaha!!! Actually I’m a little skeptical myself, however I like to keep an open mind about these things. Area 51 does exist, obviously, but for what purpose??? Maybe we’ll never know…

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AREA 51 is the top secret U.S. Government Air Force research and testing facility at Groom Lake Nevada. Area 51 is also known as Watertown, Dreamland, Paradise Ranch, The Farm, The Box, Groom Lake, and The Directorate for Development Plans Area. It is a remote tract of land in southern Nevada, owned by the federal government of the United States, containing an air field apparently used for the secret development and testing of new military aircraft. It is famed as the subject of many UFO conspiracy theories. Groom Lake is not a conventional airbase, and frontline units are not normally deployed there. It appears, rather, to be used during the development, test and training phases for new aircraft. Once those aircraft have been accepted by the USAF, operation of that aircraft is generally shifted to a normal air force base. Groom is reported, however, to be the permanent home for a small number of aircraft of Soviet design (obtained by various means). These are reportedly analyzed and used for training purposes. Soviet spy satellites obtained photographs of the Groom Lake area during the height of the Cold War, but these support only modest conclusions about the base. They depict a nondescript base, airstrip, hangars, and so forth, but nothing that supports some of the wilder claims about underground facilities. Later commercial satellite images show that the base has grown, but remains superficially unexceptional. Defense contractor EG&G maintains a private terminal at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. A number of unmarked aircraft operate daily shuttle services from McCarran to sites operated by EG&G in the extensive federally controlled lands in southern Nevada. These aircraft reportedly use JANET radio call signs (e.g., “JANET 6”), said to be an acronym for “Joint Air Network for Employee Transportation” or (perhaps as a joke) “Just Another Non-Existent Terminal”. EG&G advertises in the Las Vegas press for experienced airline pilots, saying applicants must be eligible for government security clearance and that successful applicants can expect to always overnight at Las Vegas. These aircraft, painted white with red trim (the livery of now defunct Western Airlines), include Boeing 737s and several smaller executive jets. Their tail numbers are registered to several unexceptional civil aircraft leasing corporations. They are reported to shuttle to Groom, Tonopah Test Range, to other locations in the NAFR and NTS, and reportedly to Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake. Observers counting departures and cars in the private EG&G parking lot at McCarran estimate several thousand people commute on JANET each day. A bus runs a commuter service along Groom Lake Road, catering to a small number of employees living in several small desert communities beyond the NTS boundary (although it is not clear whether these workers are employed at Groom or at other facilities in the NTS). The bus drives down Groom Lake Road and stops at Crystal Springs, Ash Springs, and Alamo. Its secretive nature and undoubted connection to classified aircraft research, together with reports of unusual phenomena, have led Area 51 to become a centerpiece of modern UFO and conspiracy theory folklore. Some of the unconventional activities claimed to be underway at Area 51 include: The storage, examination, and reverse engineering of crashed alien spacecraft (including material supposedly recovered at Roswell), the study of their occupants (living and dead), and the manufacture of aircraft based on alien technology. Meetings or joint undertakings with extraterrestrials, the development of exotic forms of energy for SDI weapons, means of weather control, and activities related to a supposed shadowy world government are all rumors surrounding Area 51. Many of theories concern underground facilities at Groom or at nearby Papoose Mountain, and include claims of a transcontinental underground railroad system, a disappearing airstrip (nicknamed the “Cheshire Airstrip”, after Lewis Carroll’s Cheshire cat) which briefly appears when water is sprayed onto its camouflaged asphalt, and engineering based on alien technology. In 1989 Bob Lazar claimed that he had worked at a facility at Papoose Mountain (which he called S-4) on such a U.S. Government flying saucer.

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UFO’s in Australia!

May 18, 2008 at 10:03 am (Uncategorized) (, , , , , )


Here’s something I found that I find extremely interesting. It’s about UFO’s in Australia. Who would have thunk it hmm? I guess with a country this big and so much space to hide things in, why would you have something like this where nobody could get to it. If this sounds interesting to you then please read on:

PINE GAP

The United States has several major bases in Australia. The largest is located within about 230 km (143 miles) of the geographical center of the continent, not far to the west of Alice Springs (Northern Territory), in a hidden valley of the MacDonnell Range. This base is completely underground, with barely visible entrances to the surface. This ‘Top Secret’ base is entirely financed by the United States Government, and is officially known as the Joint Defense Research Facility. “What exactly is Pine Gap?” As strange as it may seem, even Australian Federal Parliament Members do not know. Among the Cabinet Members, maybe only the Prime Minister and possibly the Defense Minister have any idea of the “defense” operations of the base and it is doubtful if even they know of any UFO connection. No Australian politician has been allowed onto the base ever to my knowledge. Several years ago an Australian Prime Minister swore he would close down the base or at least reveal its reason for operating. Neither happened. The base is staffed almost entirely by US Service personnel and scientists. Barely a handful of Australian people work at the base and it is believed they are not allowed underground. Security is contracted to the same private company that provides security for most US based bases including “AREA 51.” The public has been told only that the installation is involved in electronic intelligence gathering, to do with Nuclear testing and missile launches in the Siberia, Asia and Pacific regions. It is also believed that it monitors and communicates with the entire Pacific and Indian ocean submarine fleet. Some reports have it that the depth of the operations beneath Pine Gap exceed 8000 metres. This is reputedly required to house an extremely deep aerial system to contact submerged submarines (and possibly recharge their batteries) in the Pacific and Indian Oceans through ELF broadcasts (ELF: Extra Low Frequency). Such a gigantic antenna could be used to generate a gigantic stationary wave around the Earth. There are unconfirmed reports dating from 2-3 years ago, (about the time AREA 51 was supposed to be transferring its UFO contingent), that locals sometimes saw WHITE DISKS about 30′ in diameter, in the process of being unloaded from large US cargo planes at Pine Gap. Those disks supposedly had the USAF emblem on them. It seems likely that disks are assembled and based at Pine Gap. A great many of the local citizens have since had day and night sightings of discs, orange and white balls of light and luminous flying objects. Pine Gap is also well known as one of the most important control centers for spy satellites. An article published in late 1973 claimed that the Pine Gap installation, along with its sister installation in Guam, were used to control the photographic missions of American satellites. It is worth noting that in the period up to around 3 years ago, the base underwent a significant expansion (extra levels were said to be added underground) which coincided with the supposed removal of the UFOs from AREA 51. A period when with the decrease in world tensions, we should have expected the base to reduce in capacity. The base has always been identifiable by the appearance of several large white geodesic domes. It is believed that these obscure equipment required to track space objects in near Earth trajectory’s. Some say that the base also has the ability to destroy these objects with beam type weapons. I personally see no reason why the US should transfer its entire (or even a large part of) its “flying disc” research and testing program from AREA 51 to Pine Gap. I do however see connections between the rumours, the sightings at Pine Gap and the unaccounted for expansion of the Australian base. There may be good reason for the expansion and/or duplication of AREA 51 to another location and Pine Gap fits the requirements perfectly. Is UFO tomfoolery near Pine Gap significant? A little over 12 months ago the Alice Springs police had a call from a person who had just sighted a large silver luminous UFO. It was apparently seen hovering and then traversing a large area of sky at a speed greater than the average fighter plane before changing course abruptly. The police traveled outside of town in the general direction of the sighting. They came upon a vehicle parked suspiciously and investigated. They found the vehicle belonged to the Pine Gap security company. Two men there were US citizens and security employees “apparently off duty.” They were in the process of making orange garbage bag hot air balloons.

These are commonly used by kids trying to create hoax UFO sightings. The original UFO sighting could have been thus explained as a hoax except that the police were in contact with the local UFO group who investigated the original sighting with the witness. Two harmless pranksters? I think not. How did they know there was a genuine sighting in the first place? Why did they decide to recreate the sighting as a hoax? Were they directed to? Why were they driving the company vehicle if they were off duty? It sounds to me like the Base knew about (or was the cause of) the original sighting and wanted to misdirect the public’s knowledge of it. Did they detect the original UFO and decide to create the diversion just in case or did they know that the police had received a sighting report? Do they routinely tap police lines? One thing is certain. The Base personnel, and by inference the US Government, knew more about UFOs and their presence than they will admit to. Recent anomalous happening/UFO reporting at Pine Gap: On Tuesday 12 the September 2001: A series of underground rumbles woke nearby residents in the early morning. These noises had been heard over the previous 3 days. Investigation shows no record of seismic activity. Apparently these noises are often heard in this area. The area is also home to many reports of orange light formations (disinformation/hoaxes??) and sightings of larger craft.

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Rant 3: Who’s the real enemy?

May 18, 2008 at 9:53 am (Uncategorized) (, , , , , )


UFO’s exist. Don’t laugh, don’t smile don’t even blink. You know there’s more to life than what you see around you everyday. Earth isn’t the center of the freakin universe anymore, the sun doesn’t revolve around us and the earth ain’t f**kin flat! It’s time for us all to wake up to what’s going on around us. The truth has been hidden for years and we’ve been taught to laugh at those who seek it. In popular TV and Movies it’s always the Aliens who are the bad guys who are attacking us.

Look at shows like V, the popular 80’s series about aliens who come to earth to conquer us. Films like Mars attacks or Independance day, all with the aliens as the baddies who come to conquer us. Sure it’s seems harmless enough, but isn’t it a lot easier to blame that which we do not understand rather than those who seek to control us? When the day comes for the biggest hoax of them all will you be fooled?

It was easy enough for Orson Welle’s when he read ‘War of the Worlds’ on the radio to an audience of willing participants. They thought it was real, just like my cat thinks the red laser dot I shine on the wall is actually a living thing for him to catch. People thought they really were being invaded! So what’s going to happen when one day they really do fake an alien invasion? We’ll willingly give up our last shreds of freedom and dignity so they can militarize space. All we ever need is an enemy and we give them an excuse to rule over us like Kings.

We’re practically living in the world of George Orwell’s ‘1984’ already. We gave them permission to invade Iraq, and all the protesting in the world didn’t stop them either. Sometimes it just seems like we’re rolling out the red carpet for them. I’ll tell you what though, when and if the time comes and a supposed invasion from outer space actually seems to happen, I won’t be buying it!

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He’s loving Aliens instead!

May 9, 2008 at 6:14 am (Uncategorized) (, , , , , )

Robbie Williams disappeared from view at the end of 2006. Since then, he has become obsessed with UFOs and extraterrestrials. To gather evidence, he and Jon Ronson headed deep into the Nevada desert Robbie Williams and Jon Ronson
Robbie Williams and Jon Ronson in Nevada. Look, doesn’t he have a big, bushy beard?
 

On December 18 2006, Robbie Williams played the last of 59 stadium shows in a row, announced he was going to spend Christmas at his home in Los Angeles, and then basically disappeared. He was hardly seen at all in 2007. He briefly checked into rehab. He spent quite a bit of time hiking and playing football (he owns a football pitch on Mulholland Drive). Then he stopped hiking and playing football. His record company, EMI, announced he had no plans to release an album in 2008. Today he unexpectedly calls me to ask if I want to go with him to the desert in Nevada to meet UFO abductees.

On December 18 2006, Robbie Williams played the last of 59 stadium shows in a row, announced he was going to spend Christmas at his home in Los Angeles, and then basically disappeared. He was hardly seen at all in 2007. He briefly checked into rehab. He spent quite a bit of time hiking and playing football (he owns a football pitch on Mulholland Drive). Then he stopped hiking and playing football. His record company, EMI, announced he had no plans to release an album in 2008. Today he unexpectedly calls me to ask if I want to go with him to the desert in Nevada to meet UFO abductees.



“I’ve been spending so much time at home on the internet on sites like AboveTopSecret.com,” he says. “I want to do something. I want to go out there and meet these people. I want to be a part of this. I want to do something other than sit in my bed and watch the news. And it starts with the UFO conference in Laughlin, Nevada, on Thursday. We can hear people’s testimony about being abducted by aliens. There’s an entire family of abductees going to be there, apparently.”I log on to the conference website. It’s taking place at the quite down at heel-looking Aquarius hotel and casino. The conference slogan is Educating The World One Person At A Time, which makes it sound as if there won’t be many people attending. The speakers will include Ann Andrews, from Lincolnshire, who claims her son Jason has had “disturbing experiences at the hands of many different alien species”, and a surgeon, Dr Roger Leir, who claims he has extracted from patients 15 metallic implants that are not of earthly metal.

“I wonder if he’ll bring the implants along,” I say.

“So you can see with your own eyes whether they’re earthly or not?” Robbie asks.

“Yes,” I say.

“According to Jon,” Robbie says.

He seems a bit disapproving of my scepticism. I tell him that my problem with spaceships is this: if they exist, why do they reveal themselves to the human race only in ambiguous ways? “I think maybe they’re making mistakes,” he replies. “I think the shield comes off by mistake and they were there all the time.” He pauses. “I don’t want to hear any debunking because I want to believe.”

I fly to Los Angeles. When Robbie comes to his door, I hardly recognise him. He has grown a very bushy beard. He sees me scrutinising it, slightly agape, and says, “OK, I’m piecing it together now. I’ve grown a beard and I’m going to Nevada to speak to people about UFOs. I think I should shave so I don’t look so mad.”

Actually, I don’t think his beard is a visual symbol of any kind of madness. This is just the first time in 18 years he has taken a break from work and is enjoying doing things he was never before allowed to do, which includes having a beard.

“Pop stars aren’t allowed to have beards,” he says. “Name me a pop star with a beard.”

“Biffy Clyro,” I say.

“I’m talking about pop stars,” Robbie says.

We go to his TV room. His girlfriend, the actor Ayda Field, is in there, watching a UFO DVD. We all watch it. This isn’t all he does nowadays – he has been writing songs and playing golf, too – but the paranormal has become a very big part of his life since he disappeared from public view.

Robbie first contacted me in 2005. He telephoned me out of the blue from a hotel in Blackpool where he was filming the video for Advertising Space. He said he liked a book I had written about conspiracy theorists and was thinking of spending a night in a haunted house.

“Do you know any?” he asked.

“I’ll make some inquiries if you like,” I said.

I spent a week sending emails: “Dear Lady X, I’ve read that, if the portrait in your drawing room is moved, a ghost is apparently disturbed and manifests itself. The pop star Robbie Williams would like to spend a night in a haunted house and so I wonder whether he and I can pay a private visit.”

I expected not to hear back from anybody but, in fact, once I invoked Williams’ name, owners of country piles started flinging their ghosts at me as if they were their debutante daughters.

“One of the guest bedrooms is definitely haunted by a young woman called Abigail who was starved to death by a monk in 1732,” emailed one baroness. “Robbie is more than welcome to spend the night.”

I was surprised to find how widespread the belief in ghosts was among the aristocracy. Every person I contacted responded instantly to say their houses were definitely haunted and Robbie was more than welcome to spend the night. But it never happened. He cancelled because of his workload; he had to fly around the world to promote his album, Intensive Care. But we kept in touch. He’d speak wistfully about some future day when he’d have less work on and could investigate the paranormal for real. And now that day has come.

Laughlin, Nevada, looks from the sky like a tiny, ugly Las Vegas, a cluster of crumbling themed casinos poking strangely out of an expanse of desert. We are travelling here in a private plane that Robbie has rented for the day. He has brought along Ayda and a lugubrious friend, Brandon. Being on a private plane is exciting. The flight attendant says Snoop Dogg often uses this plane and we can do anything we like. Robbie and his friends look at each other. The truth is, everyone is getting a bit older. Everyone here is nice and polite and quite genteel, and so, instead of doing “anything”, we spend the journey eating breakfast rolls and talking about how exciting it is to be on a private plane.

“The toilet is amazing,” I say.

“Am I allowed to stand as we land?” Brandon asks.

“We’re on a private plane going to Nevada to hear abductees speak about their experiences,” Robbie says. “That’s ace.”

We land. A car is waiting on the Tarmac to take us to the nearby Aquarius hotel. We take the escalator to the second floor, walk past the stalls selling Secret Space: What Is Nasa Hiding? DVDs, past a giant inflatable alien, and into the cavernous conference room where British speaker Ann Andrews has just begun her audiovisual presentation to an audience of 500.

I have to say, after all the anticipation, she seems a bit boring to me. She’s recounting various tales of alien visitations in quite a dull voice. I half switch off and glance over at Robbie. He is engrossed. He is leaning forward, taking in every word, rapt. I decide to pay more attention so I can try to understand why.

Ann Andrews’ life was quite ordinary, she says, until 1984, the year her son, Jason, was born. She flashes on to the screen a snapshot of a sweet little boy sitting in a field in Lincolnshire with a horse in the background.

“That’s Jason,” she says.

One day, when Jason was a toddler, Ann says she noticed he had a terrified look on his face. She asked what was wrong. He replied that aliens had appeared the night before at the foot of his bed and taken him to their spaceship, where they conducted tests on him. He said it was happening every night. As the weeks and months passed, Jason’s story apparently never changed. When nobody was looking, aliens would come, float him up to a spaceship, and teach him the mysteries of the universe. They would teach him that he was placed on earth to become a psychic sage.

“We took him to a psychiatrist,” Ann says. “We cried so much. We had him tested. But the tests all came back negative.”

And then one day when Jason was 12, Ann says she made a very big decision. She decided to take the giant leap and believe her son. Every word. She has subsequently written a series of books about Jason including one called Jason, My Indigo Child: Raising A Multidimensional Star Child In A Changing World.

I lean over to Robbie.

“She believes Jason!” I whisper. “She believes it all! Isn’t that amazing?”

“What’s the other side of that, though?” Robbie whispers back. “It’s either believe everything the boy is saying or remain steadfast to earthly beliefs and have a black sheep in the family. ‘Oh, it’s him again.’ For her own sanity she has had to believe him.” He pauses. “But for me, right now,” he says, “everything she’s saying is true.”

Ann’s audiovisual address ends with her projecting on to the screen behind her a series of extremely blurry photographs. From time to time, she says, Jason is summoned to the spaceship for some psychic brush-up training. When this happens, Ann tries to photograph the UFOs. But she has only a disposable camera and so the pictures always come out fuzzy and inconclusive.

It’s time for the Q&A. Unexpectedly, Robbie’s friend Brandon stands up and walks to the front. Brandon is a record producer and co-wrote some of the songs on Robbie’s last album, Rudebox.

“I just wanted to ask, why don’t you buy a better camera?” he says. A slight gasp reverberates around the hall. People don’t usually ask cynical questions at UFO conferences.

“I’m absolutely useless at anything technological,” Ann replies.

“Have you ever had any psychiatric evaluation or presented yourself for that?” Brandon asks. Robbie flinches and smiles.

“No, I haven’t,” Ann says. “I’d like to think I’m all there, but if I’m not, there are quite a few of us that have these experiences, so maybe we’re all crazy!” She laughs, awkwardly.

“Thank you very much,” Brandon says.

Robbie goes out for a cigarette. I tell Brandon I’m surprised Robbie brought him along after what he’d said about not wanting to hear any debunking.

“There’s two sides to Rob in that respect, though, aren’t there?” Brandon says. “There’s the side that wants to go along with it, but there’s also a very sarcastic, sceptical side.” He pauses. “Which I’d like to think is the real side.” Robbie comes back.

“My toes curled up the moment you walked towards the stage,” he tells Brandon. “But I think questioning somebody’s sanity when this is happening to them is perfectly acceptable. I question my own.”

We’re standing near the table where Ann is signing copies of her various books about Jason.

“She reminds me of my mother,” Robbie says, glancing at her. “Mum was a tarot card reader. She’d have people round and read their palms. She’d talk about spirits and ghosts. On the shelf of books just outside her room, there’d be the books about the world’s mysteries, elves, demons, witchcraft. I was so scared. I’d never talk to her about it. Instead, I just lived in fear of all of this stuff. Maybe that’s why I want to investigate UFOs and ghosts and everything. So I can work out why I get scared at night.” He pauses. “I’ll go and say hello to her.”

He approaches the table. “Hi, darling,” he says, “I’m Rob. Can I buy a book from you? Will you sign it for me? How is Jason these days? Is he happy? Has he got many friends?”

“No,” Ann says, “Jason doesn’t have many friends at all. In fact, it’s been awful, really. He’s socially shunned.”

“When did this social shunning begin?” Robbie asks. “What age?”

“I suppose it was when my first book about him came out,” Ann replies, “when he was 14. He lost all his friends at school. Nobody wanted to know him. And, of course, word got around the small village where we live. It got very nasty.”

“I can completely relate to that,” Robbie says. “What is it he encounters from people?”

“In England, in particular, people are really spiteful,” Ann says. “They ridicule him. They call out things from across the road like, ‘Oi! Mental boy!’ ”

Robbie puts his hand on Ann’s hand.

“Even if this was all made up, which I don’t believe, by the way. Even if it was,” Robbie says, “compassion should be shown anyway. Well, thank you.” Robbie pays for the book and goes to leave.

“You know,” says Ann, “you look very much like Robbie Williams.” There’s a silence. It’s as if Robbie was having so much fun, he briefly forgot who he is.

“I am Robbie Williams,” he says.

“Can I just say I’m a big fan of yours?” she says.

“Oh, bless you. Thanks, darling,” he says. “And please send Jason my best. Maybe we can have a chat one day. In fact…” Robbie writes out his email address for Ann. “Tell him to drop me a line if he wants. It must have been a terrible time for you, and an awful time for him. It’s just so sad to hear it happens. It’s happened to me.”

“Really?” Ann says.

“I think joining Take That was like leaving on a spaceship,” Robbie says, “and coming back and all your friends going, ‘He’s weird now.'”

We queue for the lunch buffet at the restaurant.

“I’m glad I had a chance to sit down with her and talk to her, so I could see her eyes and read her,” Robbie says. “She’s a really beautiful woman.”

“It’s interesting that you identified with Jason,” I say.

“But that’s not what I want to talk about,” Robbie says. “Because it’s long-winded, and whingeing, and nobody wants to hear a whinger.” He pauses. “But if I was doing your job I’d be asking that, because I’m asking the same question of myself, about why that nearly moved me to tears.”

He signs a few autographs, and then a few more, and then everyone starts asking for his autograph, including one elderly American who says, “I don’t know who you are but my daughter works for MTV and so she might.” Word has obviously got around the conference that, in the absence of any aliens, the most interesting thing to have come down from the sky today is Robbie Williams. One conference organiser asks him if he’ll consider being their official spokesperson.

“We need someone like you to spread the word and get the young people in,” he says. Robbie seems quite attracted by the offer.

“This is possibly the most important thing ever to happen to the planet,” he says. “It just amazes me that people aren’t as interested as I am in this stuff.”

There is so much commotion, we miss much of the next presentation and consequently never find out “what happened when four artists embarked in 1976 on what was expected to be a routine fishing trip”.

This isn’t the first time that Robbie’s fame has hindered his forays into the paranormal world. A few years ago he invited the TV psychic Derek Acorah to his home for a psychic reading. A story subsequently appeared in the Sun under the headline, I Helped Robbie Williams Talk To His Dead Gran:

“Robbie invited me to his apartment in London. We chatted and he told me how much he loved the programme [Living TV’s Most Haunted]. He said he had given Most Haunted DVDs to lots of friends, including Robert De Niro, Danny DeVito and Billy Crystal, and they were hooked. I was able to contact a couple of his loved ones, including his grandmother, whom he dearly loved. It was very emotional.”

“The twat used my dead nan to sell his DVD!” Robbie told me, quite furiously, at the time. “Plus, I’ve never met Robert De Niro, Danny DeVito and Billy Crystal. I’ve never even met them!”

Robbie never spoke to Acorah again, but he persevered with psychics for a while. He met one he liked a lot more, but then one night over dinner the man told Robbie that he wasn’t only a leading psychic, he was also “one of only eight people outside Japan ever to be awarded a samuraiship”. He said if anything were to happen in Japan, he would have to drop his psychic career “and fly over there to protect the emperor”. After dinner Robbie did a bit of research and discovered that nobody has been awarded a samuraiship since 1872 and that “samuraiship” isn’t even a real word.

“Haven’t all those bad experiences with psychics shaken your wider faith in the paranormal?”

“I suppose they have,” he says. “I never watch psychic TV shows any more.” He shrugs. “And I suppose it might happen with UFOs, too. And then I might be able to get on with my life.”

But if that day ever comes, it’s not going to be today, for at this moment an intriguing rumour reaches us. Apparently, a woman tells Ayda, a number of conference attendees spotted a battle between two giant reptilian beings in the desert outside the hotel the other night .

“Did anyone take any photographs of the battle?” Ayda asks her.

“No,” she says, “but someone collected a tissue sample and gave it to Dr Roger Leir. He might show it to you, if you can find him.”

Robbie says he’d recognise Dr Leir if he saw him. He has been a talking head on UFO documentaries Robbie has watched. And, sure enough, he spots him in the coffee shop adjacent to the casino. Robbie says he feels starstruck around UFO experts in the way other people feel starstruck around pop stars.

“Doctor,” he says, “sorry, I’m Robbie. I saw you at the Conscious Life Expo. And I’ve seen you many times on the Discovery Channel.”

“I’ve been a lot of places,” Dr Leir growls.

“We’ve heard that you have a reptilian tissue sample here in the hotel,” I say.

“Have you done any tests on it?” Robbie asks.

“I only got it yesterday,” Dr Leir says.

“Can we see it?” I ask.

“Sure,” he replies.

He takes us to his room. Dr Leir is the surgeon who claims to have extracted from patients 15 implants that are not of earthly metal. In the lift I ask if he has brought any of the implants to the hotel. He looks at me as if I’m an idiot.

“That would be absolutely ludicrous, unscientific and ridiculous,” he barks. “I keep them locked away.” We reach his bedroom.

“Where’s the skin stored?” Robbie asks. There is a silence.

He produces it from his wardrobe. It is a tiny flake at the bottom of a jar. Robbie, Ayda and I crowd around and examine it.

“It could be a scale,” I say. “It could be a reptilian scale – which is, of course, the hope – or it could be a little bit of a wing of a moth. Could it be a moth wing?”

“It could be a lot of things,” Robbie says, cutting me off. “So, Dr Leir, this was given to you last night. Are you excited about what it may be?”

“In a word,” Dr Leir replies, “no.”

“Oh,” Robbie says.

“It could be a piece of nothing,” snaps Dr Leir. “I was recently sent an object that was surgically removed from an abductee. I put it under the electron microscope. It looked like an organic compound, so we went to the next level. We did a test that uses infrared spectroscopy. Long story short, it was a piece of wood.”

“Ah,” says Robbie, a bit disappointed.

“So I just spent $25,000 to look at a piece of wood,” Dr Leir says. “You ask me if I get excited? No.”

We fall into a slightly depressed silence.

“Do you worry that the aliens might want their stuff back?” Robbie asks, hopefully. “Do you get scared that they may want to come and get their transmitters back?”

“Well, if they want them back,” Dr Leir says, “they certainly have an advanced technology over what we have. They could just take them.”

And so ends our day at the conference. Robbie buys 15 UFO DVDs and we catch the plane back to Los Angeles. He puts the pile on the table in his TV room. They have titles such as UFO Space Anomalies: 1999-2006. I ask if he’s really going to watch them all. He nods.

“I used to read the Sun, the Mirror, the Mail all the time,” he says. “Eventually I had to stop looking because I’d find things that would upset me, whether it would be about me or about somebody else. So I had to fill that void. And that void has been filled with this stuff.”

I think it’s healthy that he doesn’t look himself up in the papers any more. That week alone it had been falsely reported in the News Of The World that he had been dumped by a “Norwegian beauty” called Natassia Scarlet Malthe, and falsely reported in the Daily Star that he had been having secret face-to-face meetings with “mental conspiracy theorist David Icke” (they’ve never met). But the world he’s obsessed with now – the UFO world – has its many liars, too.

“It’s surely out of the frying pan and into the fire, liar-wise,” I say.

Robbie nods. He says he knows that there is a chance it’s all nonsense. “But even if it is all made up,” he says, “it’s better made-up stuff than what the tabloids are writing. It’s more interesting. To me, anyway.”

“And it isn’t about you.”

“Yes,” Robbie says.

I leave him standing on his balcony with Ayda, and he does seem happy, gazing up at the sky, even if there’s nothing paranormal up there.

“There’s always this weird black circle,” Ayda says. “You see that black patch over there? It’s like dark fog.”

“Yeah,” Robbie says, “but that might be something as easily explained as light pollution.” He pauses. “Right now I’m, ‘You crazy American bitch! That’s just light pollution!’ But if we didn’t have company, I’d be going, ‘Let’s stare at it for an hour and a half. Materialise! Materialise!’ We’d be doing our materialise dance. But let’s not do that while Jon’s here. He’ll think I’m weird.” They carry on looking at the night sky.

“No,” Robbie says, finally, “I don’t think there’s anything up there tonight.”

· A radio documentary of their trip, Robbie Williams And Jon Ronson Journey To The Other Side, will be on Radio 4, May 6, at 6.30pm.

Saturday April 19, 2008
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