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Re: Fife Symington

From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2011 08:45:34 -0500
Archived: Mon, 29 Aug 2011 10:26:59 -0400
Subject: Re: Fife Symington

>From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2011 17:45:15 +0000
>Subject: Fife Symington [was: Secret Access: UFOs On The Record YouTubed]

>>From: William Treurniet <wtreurniet.nul>
>>To: post.nul
>>Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2011 10:52:40 -0400
>>Subject: Re: Secret Access: UFOs On The Record YouTubed

>>>From: Kathy Kasten<catraja.nul>
>>>Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2011 17:48:24 +0000
>>>Subject: Re: Secret Access: UFOs On The Record YouTubed

>>>>From: Dave Haith<visions1.nul>
>>>>To: UFO Updates<post.nul>
>>>>Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2011 11:57:24 +0100
>>>>Subject: Re: Secret Access: UFOs On The Record YouTubed

>>>Fife Symington? Really? Do people not from Arizona know anything
>>>about this guy? He is a liar, cheat (cheated the taxpayers of
>>>Arizona out of millions) and has been incarcerated for his
>>>misdeeds. Symington is a joke. If you take him seriously, it
>>>means he needs to be jailed to keep the public safe from his

Yes, he is an Arizona Republican, a member of a state party with many
problems, not least with corruption.

>>>Dave, if you think his _confession_ was real, I am here to tell
>>>you, please don't buy it. The man is court documented grifter.

>>By "court documented grifter", do you mean convicted in court?

>Uhmm, yeah. A legally defined grifter, as in court proceedings
>against the man. Who knew people on this List would have a
>problem of understanding that one of the darlings, excuse me,
>witnesses to a UFO event is a scam artist and hustler.

A point worth making, of course. Perhaps he should be referred
to in the future as "disgraced former Arizona governor Fife

Still, he played a prominent role in a famous UFO episode, and
that story is a part of the history - unless, of course, you can
demonstrate that he's lying about his personal sighting. So far,
we have seen no evidence to that effect. We have seen evidence
that Symington lied in the interest of financial gain and
suffered due legal consequences. That doesn't speak well of him,
but it doesn't tell us that he could not have been, along with
many others that night, a witness to a UFO event. Things don't
happen just to the saintly among us. So much would be so much
more simple if they did.

Jerry Clark

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