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Re: U.S. Spies On Ufologists - Sparks

From: Brad Sparks <RB47x.nul>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 07:15:38 EDT
Fwd Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 11:28:45 -0400
Subject: Re: U.S. Spies On Ufologists - Sparks


>From: Nicholas Redfern <nick_redfern.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2007 06:46:07 -0700 (PDT)
>Subject: Re: U.S. Spies On Ufologists

>>From: Greg Boone <Evolbaby.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2007 04:29:15 EDT
>>Subject: U.S. Spies On Ufologists

http://blog.wired.com/defense/2007/06/toms_motivation.html

>>Well here's a dandy!

>>I'm glad someone is spying on us. It's good that our guys are
>>keeping tabs on things in the name of national security.
...

>My 2006 book, On The Trail Of The Saucer Spies (Anomalist Books)
>was a full-length study of how and why government, military,
>intelligence and police agencies have spied (and still do spy)
>on elements of the UFO research community.

>During the course of researching the book, I obtained files and
>documents on numerous people in US-based Ufology, including Gray
>Barker, Albert Bender, George Adamski, George Van Tassel, George
>Hunt Willamson, Leonard Stringfield, and many more.

<snip>

>However, time and again, I found a couple of central themes to
>the surveillance: namely that it was undertaken because (a)
>intelligence agencies suspected that certain ufologists were
>being duped and hired by overseas intelligence agencies into
>gathering for them classified defense information of a
>specifically non-UFO nature (but while using their UFO research
>as a cover); and (b) because it was suspected that some
>ufologists were using the UFO subject as a way of subtly
>spreading political data of a type that the Intel world had
>concerns about.

>I found _no_ instance where any ufologist was being watched
>because they were getting 'too close to the truth' about literal
>ET-driven UFOs

Hmm, there is another explanation, the _real_ explanation I
believe, which you do not consider or mention. Pity to miss out.
I have posted on it many times and will not belabor the matter
yet again, it just goes nowhere. This is just an FYI that I
think you are way off base.

Good luck.



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