|Happy 65th Roswell Birthday: The Chase Brandon Story|
|Written by Grant Cameron|
|Monday, 09 July 2012 00:26|
Fifteen years ago on the 50th anniversary of Roswell a man by the name of Col. Phil Corso came forward with dramatic claims about Roswell along with a book he was selling. He turned out to be exactly who he said he was. His story turned out not to be the cover-up ending disclosure as it first appeared.
Now on the 65th anniversary of Roswell another man Chase Brandon, a former media official with the CIA has come forward with new dramatic claims about Roswell. He says he saw the “Roswell box” at the CIA and it’s true. The 1947 Roswell crash was an extraterrestrial spacecraft and there were alien bodies as well.
Brandon first made his explosive Roswell bombshell disclosure while promoting his book on a national radio show. It caused, like the Corso bomb of fifteen years ago, the UFO community to get the champagne cooled for drinking.
Brandon made his apparent Roswell disclosure on June 23, now more than two weeks ago. What he said appeared to be a direct violation of National Security in light of the 1950 Canadian Top Secret government document that stated flying saucers was the most highly classified subject in the United States.
After his appearance I was a one of the signers of a letter to the CIA asking them to comment on what Brandon has said. CIA public affairs replied that they would quickly look into the matter and get back with an answer. Reporter Billy Cox also sent a letter asking for an official statement on Brandon’s comments.
Now the questions.
Question #1 - What are the chances that the CIA has talked to Brandon in the two weeks since he spoke on national radio on as a former member of the CIA? Answer = probably 100%. Question #2 – If Brandon did violate his security oath and revealed to a nationwide audience that the CIA has been lying for 65 years about the most highly classified secret in the country, what are the chances that the CIA asked Brandon if he had any preference for a federal penitentiary where they might throw his ass into. Answer= Probably pretty high.
Now being almost certain that the CIA spoke to Brandon about what he said about the CIA hiding the alien files, it is very strange that Brandon has now added to his story in an interview for a widely read story done by Lee Spiegel for the Huffington Post. “"It was not a damn weather balloon -- it was what it was billed when people first reported it," Brandon told the paper. "It was a craft that clearly did not come from this planet, it crashed and I don't doubt for a second that the use of the word 'remains' and 'cadavers' was exactly what people were talking about."
Well maybe Brandon forgot that he was violating his oath and putting the CIA into a no-win situation.
Or maybe the CIA talked to him and the two parties agreed that he was not violating national security.
How is this possible?
It’s possible if what Brandon is saying is not true. It’s possible if Brandon did not see the Roswell box in a special section of CIA headquarters in Langley, Va., called the Historical Intelligence Collection. What if like Corso the man is who he says he is and the story is less certain? It’s only violation of National Security if what he says is true.
At this point UFO researchers have to ask themselves a question – If what Brandon is saying true, or do we think it is true because we think what he is claiming is true?
A prime example can be cited from the history of UFO related to another big story that is breaking in the UFO world. That story deals with the identification by researcher Greg Bishop that the illusive deep-throat UFO source of the 1980s known as the Falcon has now been identified as Harry Rositzke, a CIA spymaster who operated against the Soviet Union during the cold war.
When the Falcon first approached Bill Moore in September 1980 with the story that he was going to reveal, he like Brandon, said that Roswell was real and that the CIA had covered it up. Falcon, however, set a condition. That was that he would help Moore “get the facts to the public without breaking any laws in the process.” The Falcon stated that this would be done by releasing information that might be true or might be false. Moore would have to sift the wheat from the chaff.
That is how the CIA appears to have made their disclosures over the years. Former CIA analyst Kit Green spelled out how it was done,
“If something really strange in the area of UFOs is true, then what do we do about conveying that information to the public? First we must consider what may be the basic facts if you were to give them the core story right off the bat, they’d get sick, so you do it slowly over ten or twenty years. You put out a bunch of movies, a bunch of books, a bunch of stories, a bunch of Internet memes about reptilian aliens eating our children, about the crazy stuff we’ve see recently in Serpo. Then one day you say. “Hey, all that stuff is nonsense, relax, it’s not that bad, you don’t have to worry, the reality is this” and then you give them the real story.”[i]
So what is the point?
If Brandon is telling the truth, he has seemingly violated National Security, let the biggest secret in American out of the bag just before the 65th anniversary of Roswell, and gone against the pattern for UFO releases that the CIA has used for 30+ years.
If Brandon is lying, then his discussion in the last two weeks with the CIA was undoubtedly the continuation of a conversation he had with his handlers just before he went on Coast to Coast AM. There is no violation of national security, and it is a job well done for Brandon who as a media guy for the CIA knows the rules and how to spin a story.
This might explain how Brandon talked to the large audience at Coast to Coast and now again to the big audience at the Huffington Post, but didn’t talk to one researcher who put follow-up questions to him last week.
Happy Birthday Roswell. Enjoy the fireworks of this new revelation. Let’s just make sure the fireworks aren’t pointed at our heads. What’s the old expression? If it's too good to be true – it probably is.
[i] Grant Cameron “The True Story of Area 51: A Look at the Actual Evidence”
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 July 2012 21:36|