Friday, February 08, 2008

CNCNews Doesn't Get It, Either

(Blogger’s Note: I asked Billy Cox for permission to reprint his column here, not because of the political aspects of it, but because it suggests something a little deeper about UFOs and who is interested in them. We have people with piles of money using their power to talk with other powerful, political people, to learn more about UFOs. While much of the media still delivers UFO stories with a sneer and a snicker, there are some educated and connected people who wish to learn more.

Although scientists will lecture us about the lack of evidence, those same scientists wouldn’t be caught dead actually reviewing the evidence. In some cases, such as that of Dr. Donald Menzel, they will invent answers just so that they can label cases without bothering to really understand or investigate them. Menzel, for example, labeled the photographs taken of the Lubbock Lights as a hoax for no reason except no other explanation could be offered. In my investigations of the Lubbock Lights, I interviewed the photographer some fifty years after the event and he still doesn’t know what he photographed.

So, I thought the following would be illustrative of things in the world today. It provides some insight into UFOs, who thinks what about them, and who just doesn’t seem to understand anything other than their own agendas.)

CNSNews Doesn't Get It, Either
By Billy Cox
Let's run through it again, s-l-o-o-o-w-l-y, for this annoying Internet pest called
Once upon a time, there was this guy named Laurance Rockefeller. Rocky was a billionaire. Rocky wanted the feds to declassify their UFO files. So in the 1990s, Rocky started this thing called the UFO Disclosure Initiative. He sent briefing papers to Bill and Hillary Clinton. He met with them at his Wyoming ranch in 1995. There are photos.
Additional details continue to dribble out of the Clinton Presidential Library via the National Archives. That's largely because of the Freedom of Information Act requests filed by Canadian researcher Grant Cameron. threw another hissy fit on Monday, complaining about how the archivists are responding to the UFO stuff more quickly than FOIAs about "the 1993 health care task force headed by then-first lady Hillary Clinton, the Marc Rich pardon and the Clinton administration's tracking of Osama bin Laden." Yes, CNS is holding its breath and turning blue. is an outgrowth of the right-wing Media Research Center, founded in 1987 by Brent Bozell III. The prospect of a second Clinton administration is giving him the willies, so he understandably wants as much official-document ammo as possible to sling at Hillary.
But if execs at had the agility to move off their stale talking points, they would understand that UFOs are already Cameron's gift to that effort. No one in the MSM has asked Senator Clinton about what happened at those meetings. Documents indicate she received Rocky's briefing papers.
UFOs are the kiss of death to a presidential campaign. Most of this year's contenders have the luxury of laughing this stuff off. But not the senator. She's got a paper trail. Why? What exactly did she discuss with Rockefeller? Her husband's curiosity about UFOs:
is a matter of public record. Does she share her spouse's position on disclosure?
Imagine the sound bite bonanza for adversaries in both parties if someone confronted Senator Clinton with sharp and focused questions on UFOs in a public venue. Sadly for the outfit that bills itself as a paragon of investigative journalism, when it comes to this stuff, is as worthless as the liberal-media titans it regularly demonizes.

1 comment:

JRobinson said...

Donald Menzel was one of the planet's most accomplished astrophysicists, so why did he continually invoke the most asinine explanations (which most any high school physics student could disprove) in his debunking? One of his pet "solutions" was mirages due to a temperature inversion while he had to be well aware that in the Earth's atmosphere no mirage can ever be seen more than 1/2 degree from the horizon! He was not only a debunker but also a disinformation specialist.