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Re: UFO Spies Vanish Into Black Hole - Burns

From: Max Burns <max.burns.nul>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2004 14:15:56 -0000
Fwd Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2004 09:38:04 -0500
Subject: Re: UFO Spies Vanish Into Black Hole - Burns

>From: Alfred Lehmberg <Lehmberg.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2004 09:05:16 -0600
>Subject: Re: UFO Spies Vanish Into Black Hole

>>From: Terry W. Colvin <fortean1.nul>
>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>,
>>Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2004 17:51:39 -0700
>>Subject: UFO Spies Vanish Into Black Hole

>>Source: The Observer - London


>>March 14, 2004

>>UFO Spies Vanish Into Black Hole

>>Now you see them...

>>Mark Townsend
>>Sunday March 14, 2004
>>The Observer

>>At its peak, tens of thousands would await the latest lurid
>>tales of alien autopsies and flying saucers spying on sleepy
>>market towns.


>>Andy Roberts, author of UFO books and former magazine
>>contributor, said the public's fascination with mysterious
>>flying objects had faded. 'Ufology is really a thing of the last
>>century. The end of the X-Files series didn't help, and there
>>has been a decline since the televised alien autopsy of the mid-
>>1990s. Basically it was a hobby that broke into the
>>mainstream... Ultimately there was only a hardcore following,'
>>said Roberts.


>Andy Roberts?


Alfred, Terry, EBK and Listers

Here is a take on the post I recieved from a UK ufologist.


..... "an article from today's Observer about the demise
of UFO Magazine.

Note the sneering, sententious tone. And note who is called upon
to speak on behalf of 'ufology'. Not the Chairman of BUFORA, nor
any member of BUFORA.

Not even Nick Pope or Tim Good.

Not a bit of it.

Instead, we are offered the jaundiced opinions of proven liar,
self-confessed hoaxer, professional-wrecker and muckraker, Mr
Andy Roberts.

And see how he never wastes an opportunity to spread his
denialist message.

In matters relating to PSI, one is driven to question The
Observer's commitment to serious news-reporting.

With best wishes,"



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