Obama White House UFO/Alien Statement In Reno Gazette (11/13/2011)
Believers in Nevada scoff as White House denies UFOs are real
In a newspaper article written by Steve Tetreault and published by the Reno Gazette November 13, 2011, the newspaper covers a statement issued by President Obama’s White House, Earth has never been contacted by aliens.
This newspaper article is extremely important. Why?
Sometime around 2009, a Nevada Corporation, Bigelow Aerospace, acting through a subsidiary named B.A.S.S., investigated UFO Sightings for roughly one year. The UFO sightings, witness information, and sighting locations were all purchased from a non-profit corporation named MUFON, and MUFON also assisted B.A.S.S. in field work.
According to the NY Times, this activity was funded through a Department of Defense (DOD) weapons contract. The NY Times falsely stated this activity was a part of the Foreign Advanced Aerospace Threat and Identification Program, known in the UFO community as AATIP. This was proven to be false.
The taxpayer funds were delegated to Bigelow Aerospace or B.A.S.S. (still unknown which) for military weapons research and other science research for military purposes, under a DOD weapons program named the Advanced Weapons System Applications Program (AWSAP).
The taxpayer funds were possibly used to purchase UFO sighting and witness information from the non-profit corporation MUFON.
It is unclear is the U.S. military authorized the use of these taxpayer funds for the purpose of investigating UFO sightings, or if the DOD contractor was doing the research on UFO Sightings in the shadows to assist in their own research on military weapons or propulsion/science research for the military.
At that time in 2009 Americans were suffering from a major economic recession so any use of taxpayer funds would have been highly scrutinized. President Obama refers to this time in history as, The Great Recession.
Let’s assume the government did authorize the use of taxpayer funds, during The Great Recession, for UFO sighting research. That would mean, the B.A.S.S. research led to a 2011 statement issued by the Obama White House only months after the B.A.S.S. research ended.
Also note, George Knapp is referenced in this newspaper article, and states “there’s reams of stuff” in government records concerning UFOs. Knapp also refers to “storehouses” of information that may not be there anymore. This was 2011.
Reading Through The Article
The newspaper article reads:
LAS VEGAS – In an announcement that further punctures the lore surrounding Area 51 and figures to deflate – or in flame – the most ardent believers in “The X-Files,” the White House says outer space aliens have not made contact with Earth.
There are no captured flying saucers. No preserved alien bodies in Nevada. Nor at Roswell, N.M., for that matter.
“Independence Day,” which depicted a U.S. alien research base deep under the desert, was – just a movie.
That’s the official word anyway.
“The U.S. government has no evidence that any life exists outside our planet, or that an extraterrestrial presence has contacted or engaged any member of the human race,” the Obama administration said in a statement. “in addition, there is no credible information to suggest that any evidence is being hidden from the public’s eye.”
The statement “is the first time since the issue exploded in the public’s mindset in 1947 that the executive branch has issued a formal position in writing on the issue. The first time in history,” said Stephen Bassett, a physicist, researcher and Washington lobbyist who contends the government has been engaged in a long cover-up about the existence of UFOs.
But is the government to be believed when it says there are no E..s, in the face of evidence gathered and stories long told about strange lights in the sky, unexplainable photo images, and deep-in-the-night human abductions and weird experimentation?
They’re not buying it either in Rachel, which has built a tourist trade from science fiction fans who drive in on Nevada 375 – renamed the Extraterrestrial Highway – looking for the center of UFO activity in the town 25 miles northeast of the Area 51 military installation.
“The President is living proof that there’s life outside Earth,” said Shoaron Taylor, a waitress at the Little A’Le’Inn, where it’s said, “You can get a bite to eat and share a close encounter.”
“The height of conceit is to believe we are he only intelligence in the vastness,” Taylor said between taking lunch orders Monday. ” The human race went from horse and buggy to walking the moon in 69 years. Please, we had to have help.”
George Knapp’s Possible AWSAP Knowledge
Near the end on the article, famous UFO celebrity George Knapp is quoted. The article reads:
By denying the existence of aliens, Obama “probably did the UFO crowd a favor” by putting to rest their high hopes that he might be the “disclosure president” on extraterrestrials, said George Knapp, a veteran Las Vegas journalist who has covered the phenomenon for more than 20 years. “Now they can get on to something else.”
Knapp writes a column for City Life, an alternative weekly published by the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s parent company, the Stephens Media Group.
Knapp said “there’s reams of stuff” in government records concerning UFOs.
“If somebody wants to look at the evidence, it’s there,” he said.
But, he added, storehouses of other information “may not be there anymore,” and even the president might be in the dark, the truth buried so deep as to be virtually unreachable.
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