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Originally posted by spaceman84
I think John Lear put it correctly. They would tell us a little but not much. Plus of they admitted to it now wouldnt that cause trouble for them since they have known this long. Alot of people would be PO. Plus you have the whole deal with religion and all. But I have heard alot of people that are religious say they would be ok with it. Im sure theres some that would take it hard, but not all.
Originally posted by Revolution-2012
WHY doesn't Obama simply put, tell the American people, at the least
It would only cause panic in weak-minded individuals. Nothing would change. Stock market would continue. Government would continue. Life would continue.
Originally posted by djvexd
How about another reason? If we did disclose and say the U.S. has tech and reversed engineered craft and operating them now, we would immediatley lose ANY tactical advantage we had when we overfly friendly AND hostile countries. Everybody and thier brother would be trying to down anything in the sky that glows to get thier hands on it. (Granted that pretty much still happens). But it would be impossible to keep things like that off Military channel or Discovery or History once disclosure is made. Why tell people it is us in these craft rather than aliens? Leave a sense of wonder as to whether or not if they pull that trigger what the response might be or whether it would start an intergalactic war or just be an embarassing international incident.
[edit on 29-1-2009 by djvexd]