posted on Jul, 17 2009 @ 12:21 PM
"The decision to discontinue UFO investigations was based on an evaluation of a report prepared by the University of Colorado entitled, "Scientific
Study of Unidentified Flying Objects;" a review of the University of Colorado's report by the National Academy of Sciences; previous UFO studies and
Air Force experience investigating UFO reports during 1940 to 1969."
*The Colorado report was headed by Edward Condon who was a UFO skeptic. In the Elmira Star-Gazette, dated January 26 Condon was quoted as saying that
he thought the government should not study UFO’s because the subject was nonsense, adding, "but I’m not supposed to reach that conclusion for
another year." Condon had taken no part in the field investigations; he would ultimately investigate at most four or five UFO cases, mostly
contactees, of several hundred cases which the Committee examined. Condon had given a lecture to the National Bureau of Standards, a group Condon had
once chaired. In his lecture, Condon had discussed three UFO reports made by obviously unstable kooks, and had intimated that many or most UFO reports
came from such persons. To put it bluntly, the Condon Committee University of Colorado report entitled "Scientific Study of Unidentified Flying
Objects" was far from scientific and was bias in it's conclusions.
"As a result of these investigations, studies and experience gained from investigating UFO reports since 1948, the conclusions of Project Blue Book
No UFO reported, investigated and evaluated by the Air Force was ever an indication of threat to our national security;"
*Well in order for this to be true, these events (there are many more) couldn't have happened:
formerly classified comment by Air Force General Carroll Bolender: “Reports of UFOs which could affect national security were not part of the Blue