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UFO Question World Leaders and Believers Speak

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posted on Dec, 31 2009 @ 11:38 AM
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Is it just a matter of time before disclosure regarding UFO’s/Extraterrstrial’s ?
Following are comment’s and statements made that have been documented through the years this compilation gathered through various websites :-
US PRESIDENTS
RONALD REAGAN:
"But I've often wondered, what if all of us in the world discovered that we were threatened by an outer - a power from outer space, from another planet."
• Ronald Reagan, US President, May 5, 1988.
"Wouldn't we all of a sudden find that we didn't have any differences between us at all, we were all human beings, citizens of the world, and wouldn't we come together to fight that particular threat?"
• Ronald Reagan made this comment on December 4, 1985, in Chicago
"I couldn't but - one point in our discussions with General Secretary Gorbachev - when you stop to think that we're all God's children, wherever we may live in the world, I couldn't help but say to him, just think how easy his task and mine might be in these meetings that we held if suddenly there was a threat to this world from some other species from another planet outside in the universe. We'd forget all the little local differences that we have between our countries and we would find out once and for all that we really are all human beings on this earth together. "Well, I don't suppose we can wait for some alien race to come down and threaten us..."
• President Ronald Reagan, to the students of Fallston High School in Fallston, Maryland, on December 4, 1985.
"In our obsession with antagonisms of the moment, we often forget how much unites all the members of humanity. Perhaps we need some outside, universal threat to make us recognize this common bond. I occasionally think, how quickly our differences worldwide would vanish if we were facing an alien threat from outside this world. And yet, I ask is not an alien force ALREADY among us?" "There are only a handful of people who know the truth about this."
• Ronald Reagan to a full session of the United Nations, September 21, 1987.
GERALD FORD:
"In the firm belief that the American public deserves a better explanation than that thus far given by the Air Force, I strongly recommend that there be a committee investigation [of the UFO phenomenon]."
• Congressman [later President] Gerald Ford, 1966, commenting to the press on the 1966 UFO flap in Michigan.
JIMMY CARTER
Jimmy Carter, former President of the USA, nominated several times for the Nobel Peace Prize. In October of '69 Jimmy Carter witnessed a UFO. Thirty years ago, Jimmy Carter risked being labelled a crackpot when he said he saw a UFO.
"It was the darndest thing I've ever seen. It was big, it was very bright, it changed colors and it was about the size of the moon.. We watched it for ten minutes, but none of us could figure out what it was. One thing's for sure, I'll never make fun of people who say they've seen unidentified objects in the sky. If I become President, I'll make every piece of information this country has about UFO sightings available to the public and the scientists."


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posted on Dec, 31 2009 @ 11:39 AM
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Following is the form Jimmy Carter filed with NICAP on Sep. 18, 1973. Only the questions that were responded to are listed. Carter's responses are in quotation marks.
NICAP FORM SEP. 18, 1973:
1. Name: "Jimmy Carter"
Address: "State Capitol Atlanta"
Occupation: "Governor"
2. Date of Observation: "October 1969"
3. Location of Observation: "Leary, Georgia"
4. How long did you see the object?: "10-12 minutes."
5. Please describe weather conditions and the type of sky; i.e., bright daylight, nighttime, dusk, etc: "Shortly after dark."
6. Position of the Sun or Moon in relation to the object and to you: "Not in sight."
7. If seen at night, twilight, or dawn, were the stars or moon visible?: "Stars."
8. Were there more than one object?: "No."
10. Was the object(s) brighter than the background of the sky?: "Yes."
11. If so, compare the brightness with the Sun, Moon, headlights, etc: "At one time, as bright as the moon."
12. Did the object(s)-:
a. Appear to stand still at any time?: "Yes."
g. Change brightness?: "Yes."
h. Change shape?: "Yes."
I. Change color?: "Yes."
13. Did object(s) at any time pass in front of, or behind of anything? If so, Please elaborate giving distance, size, etc, if possible: "No."
14. Was there any wind?: "No."
15. Did you observe the object(s) through an optical instrument or other aid, windshield, window pane, storm window, screening, etc.? What?: "No."
17. Please tell if the object(s) was (were)- c. Sharply outlined: "Yes."
18. Was the object- b. Self-luminous?: "Yes."
19. Did the object)s_ rise or fall while in motion?: "Came close, moved away, came close and then moved away."
20. Or, if easier, give apparent size in inches on a ruler held at arm's length: "About the same as moon, maybe a little smaller. Varied from brighter/larger than planet to apparent size of moon."
21. How did you happen to notice the object(s)?: "10-12 men all watched it. Brightness attracted us."
22. Where were you and what were you doing at the time?: "Outdoors waiting for a meeting to begin at 7:30 pm."
23. How did the object(s) disappear from view?: "Moved to distance then disappeared."
26. Please estimate the distance of the object(s): "Difficult. Maybe 300-1000 yards."
27. What was the elevation of the object(s) in the sky?: "About 30 degrees above horizon."
28. Names and addresses of other witnesses, if any: "Ten members of Leary Georgia Lions Club."
31. Please draw a map of the locality of the observation showing North; your position; the direction from which the object(s) appeared and disappeared from view; the direction of its course over the area; roads, towns, villages, railroads, and other landmarks within a mile: "Appeared from west about 30 degrees up."
32. Is there an airport, military, governmental, or research installation in the area?: "No."
In a released audio tape of a 1976 interview by the National Enquirer's (a US tabloid) reporter Jim McCandlish, Carter answered:
Q: Governor, you once saw a UFO. If you were President would you reopen inquiries into UFOs?
Carter: Well, no. What I would do is make information we have about those sightings available to the public (three words unclear). I have never tried to identify what I saw. You know, it was a light in the western sky that was very unique. I had never seen it before. There were about 20 of us who saw it. None of us could figure out what it was. I don't think it was anything solid. It was just like a light. It was a curious aberration, so I don't make fun of people who say they've see unidentified objects in the sky.
Q: The United States used to have a body that investigated UFOs, but that's been discontinued. Would you reopen it?
Carter: I don't know yet.
As Presidential candidate in Appleton, Wisconsin on the morning of March 31, 1976, was asked by Thomas Heiman, Associate Director of the UFO Education Center in Appleton Wisconsin whether he would as President, "air what's behind closed doors today in regards to UFOs?"
Carter replied, "Yes, I would make these kinds of data available to the public, as President, to help resolve the mystery about it."
"On a public basis?" asked Heiman. "Yes," replied Carter, "on a public basis."
Although when elected, his office was innundated with mail asking him to keep this promise, he never made anything to organize an active UFO public investigation effort. However, during the Carter administration literally thousands of UFO documents were released through FOIA requests by various government entities such as the FBI, NSA, NASA, State, Air Force, Navy, and Army
This article appeared in The Daily Mirror, U-K., on May 3, 1977.
President Jimmy Carter has joined the ranks of UFO spotters. He sent in two written reports stating he had seen a flying saucer when he was the Governor of Georgia. The President has shrugged off the incident since then, perhaps fearing that electors might be wary of a flying saucer freak .But he was reported as saying after the "sighting"; "I don't laugh at people any more when they say they've seen UFOs because I've seen one myself."
Carter described his UFO like this: "Luminous, not solid, at first bluish, then reddish...it seemed to move towards us from a distance, stopped, then moved partially away."
Carter filed two reports on the sighting in 1973, one to the International UFO Bureau and the other to the National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena.
HARRY S. TRUMAN:
"I can assure you the flying saucers, given that they exist, are not constructed by any power on earth."
• President Harry S. Truman - Press conference, Washington DC, April 4, 1950.
Bill Clinton
In a speech in Hong Kong 2005 regarding the ufo question, he said
‘I wouldn’t be the first President that underlings have lied to.’
Clinton made much small talk in private conversation regarding aliens and the extraterrestrial subject many of which can be found on the net !
George Bush Snr
Of all the Presidents that have been faced with the UFO problem, George Bush seemed, on the surface, to be the best qualified President to have been given the secret. He spent a year as Director of Central Intelligence, the head of the entire United States Intelligence Community for President Ford. Then as DCI, he was in charge of giving intelligence briefings to Jimmy Carter during his transition to the Presidency in 1976.
"I know some. I know a fair amount." George Bush replying in 1988 to a question about UFOs while campaigning to become President.
"I am very careful in public life about dealing with classified information." Bush in 1988 debate with Dukakis
Charles Huffer interviewded the President in March 88 :-
"Mr. Bush, Mr. President," (in the excitement of the moment Mr. Huffer called him President). "Will you tell the people the truth about UFOs?"
"Yeah," replied Bush. Then realizing what he has just said Bush added, "If we can find it, what it is. We are really interested."
"You’ll have it, you’ll have it." said Huffer. "It’s in there. (I meant it would be in his briefing when he became president) Declassify it and tell us, ok?"
"OK," said Bush, " alright, yes."
Bush then entered the building where he met with the local Arkansas press. Huffer remained outside waiting for Bush to come back out. When he did emerge from the building, Huffer his tape recorder running told George Bush, "Going to hold you to that promise."
"Alright," replied Bush.
"OK," said Huffer, "you’re going to get it." (I meant the UFO information)
"Why don’t you send me some information about it? " asked Bush.
"Naw," said Huffer, "you’re a CIA man. You know all that stuff."
" I know some," replied Bush. "I know a fair amount"

George Bush Jr
In 2000 Charles Huffer had chance to ask about the project to dislose information !
Huffer asked George Bush Jr, if he were elected President would he disclose "the truth about UFOs." Bush in reply stated "Sure. I will... It will be the first thing he (pointing to Cheney) will do. He’ll get right on it.
From the beginning of the Bush administration, the promise made to Charles Huffer for UFO disclosure appeared to quickly fade to a distant memory. Once in office the President Bush did not make UFOs the first thing "Cheney would do." In fact, all evidence pointed to the fact that the Bush White House did nothing on the UFO front. Worse in fact, in light of perceived threats from every direction, the Bush administration made new riveting cold-war style secrecy the order of the day. This new secrecy was not exactly amenable to UFO disclosure.



posted on Dec, 31 2009 @ 11:40 AM
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OTHER WORLD LEADERS
MIKHAIL GORBATCHEV:
"The phenomenon of UFOs does exist, and it must be treated seriously."
• Former USSR leader Mikhail Gorbachev gave this reply to workers in the Urals. Soviet Youth magazine, May 4, 1990, reported in CIA declassified FBIS.
TOSHIKI KAIFU:
"First of all, I told a magazine this past January that, as an underdeveloped country with regards to the UFO problem, Japan had to take into account what should be done about the UFO question, and that we had to spend more time on these matters. In addition, I said that someone had to solve the UFO problem with far reaching vision at the same time. Secondly, I believe it is a reasonable time to take the UFO problem seriously as a reality... I hope that this Symposium will contribute to peace on Earth from the point of view of outer space, and take the first step toward the international cooperation in the field of UFOs."
• Toshiki Kaifu, Prime Minister, Japan, in a letter to Mayor Shiotani of Hakui City, dated June 24, 1990, endorsing an upcoming Space and UFO Symposium.
HIGH OFFICE & PERSONALITIES
J. EDGAR HOOVER:
"... we must insist upon full access to disks recovered. For instance, in the LA case the Army grabbed it and would not let us have it for cursory examination."
• Longtime FBI director J. Edgar Hoover wrote this in a July 10, 1947 office memorandum.
SENATOR BARRY GOLDWATER:
"... highly secret government UFO investigations are going on that we don't know about."
JOHN MC CORMACK:
"I feel that the Air Force has not been giving out all the available information on the Unidentified Flying Objects. You cannot disregard so many unimpeachable sources."
• John W. McCormack, Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States. January 1965.
ROBERT GALLEY:
"I must say that if listeners could see for themselves the mass of reports coming in from the airborne gendarmerie, from the mobile gendarmerie, and from the gendarmerie charged with the job of conducting investigations, all of which reports are forwarded by us to the National Centre for Space Studies, then they would see that it is all pretty disturbing."

"I believe that the attitude of spirit that we must vis-a-vis this phenomenon is an open one, that is to say that it doesn't consist in denying a priori, as our ancestors of previous centuries did deny many things that seem nowadays perfectly elementary."
• M. Robert Galley, French Minister of Defense, interviewed on radio during a UFO debate by Jean-Claude Bourret, February 21, 1974.
GYORGY KELETI:
"Around Szolnok many UFO reports have been received from the Ministry of Defense, which obviously and logically means that they know very well where they have to land and what they have to do. It is remarkable indeed that the Hungarian newspapers, in general newspapers everywhere, reject the reports of the authorities."
• Gyorgy Keleti, Minister of Defense, Hungary, in article by Attila Lenart entitled "Ask a Question to the Minister of Defense: George Keleti, Are You Afraid of a UFO Invasion?", Nepszava, Budapest, August 18, 1994.


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posted on Dec, 31 2009 @ 11:41 AM
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TOP RANK MILITARY:
ADM. ROSCOE HILLENCOTER:
"I know that neither Russia nor this country has anything even approaching such high speeds and manoeuvres. Behind the scenes high ranking officers are soberly concerned about the UFOs, but through official secrecy and ridicule many citizens are led to believe that the unknown flying objects are nonsense."
• This quotation is from Admiral Roscoe Hillencoter, first director of the CIA. It was taken at a 1962 NICAP press conference.
ACM LORD DOWDING:
"Of course flying saucers are real, and they are interplanetary."
• Air Chief Marshall Lord Dowding, former head of Royal Air Force during World War II; August 1954.
GENERAL JAMES H. DOOLITTLE:
"Germany may have recovered a flying saucer as early as 1939."
• General James H. Doolittle went to Sweden in 1946 to inspect a flying saucer that had allegedly crashed there in Spitzbergen.
REAR ADMIRAL FAHRNEY:
"... no aircraft, neither in the United States, either in the Soviet Union is currently able to achieve the speed attributed to these objects from the radars and from the observatories. These objects appear to be driven by an intelligence the way in which they fly. According to reports from scientists and technical personnel, these objects fly in formation and finish manoeuvres that seem to point out that are not completely driven from an automatic equipment. These objects are in incontestable mode the result of long investigations and highly technological and exceptional knowledge."
• Rear Admiral Delmer S. Fahrney, head missile testing of the American Navy on January 16, 1957.
GENERAL IGOR MALTSEV:
General Igor Maltsev reported that he had reports of "more than 100 visual observations" compiled by commanders of several air defense units of the Moscow Military District of a UFO which has been seen in the area of Pereslavl-Zalesskiy in the northeast of Moscow on March 21, 1990.
Maltsev included with his report to the newspaper five testimonials, including a report by a pilot who flew over the object and a report from a ground radar tracking station. The pilot saw only two lights and a dimly perceived silhouette of the object against city lights. The radar station reported a sighting of a rapidly moving, shining object with red lights and another with white lights that followed the first. The report included times, azimuths and distances of the reported objects. Maltsev stated:
"I am not a specialist on UFOs, and, therefore, I can only correlate the data and express my own supposition."
His supposition was that it was an extraterrestrial craft.
• General Igor Maltsev, in the newspaper Rabochaya Tribune for April 19, 2005.
AIR MARSHALL ROSEMIN NURJADIN:
"UFOs sighted in Indonesia are identical with those sighted in other countries. Sometimes they pose a problem for our air defense and once we were obliged to open fire on them."
• Air Marshall Roesmin Nurjadin, Commander-in-Chief of the Indonesian Air Force, future Minister of Communications, in a letter to Yusuke J. Matsumura dated May 5, 1967.
The above statements are only a small provocative sample of the content of my section 50 years of UFO disclosure.

ADMIRAL LORD HILL-NORTON
Speaking of the Rendelsham Incident RAF Bentwaters 1980 Lord Hill-Norton said
‘Either they saw something or they were all hallucinating, and in both counts it constitutes a threat to national security !’
In an interview with James Fox he said :-
“The UFO subject has great significance and should no longer be denied and kept secret; there is a serious possibility that we are being visited — and have been visited for many years — by people from outer space, from other civilizations; that it behooves us to find out who they are, where they come from, and what they want.” This should be the subject of rigorous scientific investigation.”
‘I have frequently been asked why I think there is a cover-up. The most plausible, is the government’s concern over the public’s reaction if they [were] told the truth — which is that there are objects in our atmosphere which are technically miles in advance of anything that we can deploy, that we have no means of stopping them coming here, and that we have no defense against them, should they be hostile. I believe governments fear that if they did disclose those facts, people. There is a serious possibility that we are being visited.’
He went on to express his views quite vehemently before he died once saying :-
‘UFO sightings are now so common; the military doesn’t have time to worry about them. When a UFO appears, they simply ignore it. Unconventional targets are ignored because apparently we are only interested in the Russian targets, possible enemy targets. Something that hovers in the air, and then shoots off at 5000 miles per hour doesn’t interest us because it can’t be the enemy. UFOs are picked up by ground and air radar and they have been photographed by gun camera all along. There are so many UFOs in the sky that the air force has had to employ special radar networks to screen them out”.

ASTRONAUTS:
COLONEL GORDON COOPER:
"I believe that these extraterrestrial vehicles and their crews are visiting this planet from other planets which obviously are a little more... advanced than we are..."
• Colonel L. Gordon Cooper, Mercury 7 Astronaut (in a letter to the United Nations, 1978).
CAP. EDGAR D. MITCHELL:
"We all know that UFOs are real. All we need to ask is where do they come from."
• Captain Edgar D. Mitchell, Apollo 14 Astronaut, 1971.

KNOWN SCIENTISTS:
DR. JAMES MCDONALD:
"I have absolutely no idea where the UFO's come from or how they are operated, but after ten years of research, I know they are something from outside our atmosphere."
• Dr. James E. McDonald, Professor of Atmospheric physics, University of Arizona. 1967.
DR. MAURICE BILLOT
"The least improbable explanation is that these things UFO's are artificial and controlled. My opinion for some time has been that they have an extraterrestrial origin."
• Dr. Maurice Bilot, one of the world's leading aerodynamicists and mathematical physicists. Life, April 7, 1952.
Quite obviously all documented remarks are not included here but I think it show’s that the leaders and leading scientist and thinkers of this world regard the subject of UFO’s and Extraterrestrials very seriously !
Whether there is in fact ANYTHING to disclose then can it be kept from the people forever or is it just a matter of time ? After all timelines and schedules have been broken for god knows how long if it does come will it be in this generations lifetime ?
I hope this information has been helpful any comments are welcome !
Respects


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posted on Dec, 31 2009 @ 11:55 AM
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I do believe people could use a created threat or Artificial Intelligence "Brother". I could seen enligtenment happening in through both senarios. The adventure humans could take, if properly engineered, with the development of sentient AI would be more than enough to take a closer look at reality and what we think it is. But sometimes all you need is the possiblity of an action.... and the human mind does the rest. By time the aleins showed up youd have enough people that "made it" to atleast show them around and teach.

its all about showing us what "could be" to teach.



posted on Dec, 31 2009 @ 12:12 PM
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A common theme running through the OPs post is the promises of Disclosure and then nothing.

I don't buy the excuse humanity would not be able to handle it if they knew Aliens with advanced technology were visiting us on a daily basis and could come and go as they please, we're not able to stop them etc.

Shoot, everyone knows they can come and go as they please already.
If they had hostile intent we'd be dead already. Seriously if they can travel the distances required to pop in and observe us on a daily basis they're more then capable of taking us out.

To me this rules them out as a threat but opens the question, are they observing, guiding or controling?

Something makes world leaders hold back Disclosure?

Is it shared technology? Controlled development of our species?

What is it that commands their attention with seemingly little intervention?



posted on Dec, 31 2009 @ 02:51 PM
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I do appreciate the amount of effort you put in this but its exactly the same thing Greer says. Not that I discount the guy that greatly. I think he is a glory hound but I also think he is on the right track
kudos



posted on Dec, 31 2009 @ 03:15 PM
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Thanks for that if it is as Greer says it's unintentional i didn't use any site that had his name to it ! I compiled it from a few sites and books for example the Lord Hill-Norton statement's i referenced are not from Greer i have inserted those from my references also other snippets throughout are by myself ! I believe that there is enough information available now that the door to disclosure is finally unlocked and id there IS anything concrete to disclose then we need someone to now twist the door handle and open it ! It may be that there is nothing else to tell us and that all the facts are already out there ?

We wait and see I suppose !



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