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Roswell, 60 years and still going strong
Everyone knows the Roswell story, right? People say they saw a flying saucer. The Air Force says it was merely the remnants of a weather balloon. Some claim that the government is covering up the fact that it had the actual corpses of aliens in a hangar.

You may have thought that the whole thing was finally put to rest when the Feds published a very thick report on the Roswell Incident in the 90's (I saw the thing in the Government Book Store near the White House and it was at least as big as a Manhattan Yellow Pages). Ah, but you would be wrong, my friend. As it turns out, the story continues...

It seems the guy who was the P.R. officer at the Roswell base at the time of the alleged "Incident" recently died. After he was gone, it was allegedly discovered that he left some paperwork which alleges that the whole "dead aliens on a slab in the hangar" story was true. Cue the theramin: Oooo-weeee-oooo.

A quick Google search for "Lieutenant Walter Haut," the Roswell P.R. officer, turns up only a sad small handful of sites. That doesn't prove anything about the veracity of his story one way or the other, but I'm surprised that the mainstream press hasn't jumped on this. After all, you should never let something silly like "facts" get in the way of a good story, right?

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Posted by Cranky Media Guy on Tue Jul 03, 2007
A weather balloon... Well, not just any plain, old, boring weather balloon. It was actually "Project Mogul", a secret type of stratospheric ballons whose purpose was to detect the signs of Russian atomic explosions. So there was definitely some cover-up implied. And the DoD was just too happy to see the whole thing interpreted as a flying saucer from outer space.
Posted by Christophe Thill  on  Tue Jul 03, 2007  at  09:07 AM
*theremin
Posted by Jacob  on  Tue Jul 03, 2007  at  01:20 PM
People from my planet have not visited Earth.

Anyone who says we have is mistaken and should be taken in to custody for their own good.
Posted by Zob  on  Tue Jul 03, 2007  at  06:01 PM
I misspelled "Theremin," did I? Oops. My apologies to Mr. Theremin, the inventor.

"A weather balloon... Well, not just any plain, old, boring weather balloon. It was actually "Project Mogul", a secret type of stratospheric ballons whose purpose was to detect the signs of Russian atomic explosions."

Yes, absolutely not the kind of weather balloon you used to see advertised in Popular Mechanics.
Posted by Cranky Media Guy  on  Tue Jul 03, 2007  at  09:14 PM
Those who are Not of This Earth have been here longer than what could be called Humans. It is the arrogance of Man that has kept him exiled. You are not ready. I've said too much.
Posted by Hairy Houdini  on  Tue Jul 03, 2007  at  11:31 PM
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Posted by Raoul  on  Tue Jul 03, 2007  at  11:40 PM
So it was a weather balloon - but how was the weather balloon downed? And why was it in shreds and spread over quite a large portion of the desert? And why didn't Marcel, an Air Force officer who must have seen hundreds of balloons in his time recognise as a balloon? Top secret or not, one balloon pretty much looks like another.

Not saying it was aliens (who probably have better things to do then observe us, anyway), just saying there's a couple of questions I've never found answers to.
Posted by Nona  in  London  on  Wed Jul 04, 2007  at  08:25 AM
There was a special on Discovery or Science or one of those type channels the other night. The evening started with some show Peter Jennings hosted/narrated. Then it went on with all kinds of alien related documentaries. It ended with the Roswell story. It covered EVERY theory as to what the Roswell incident REALLY was. Above and beyond all the other explanations, unfortunately, the Mogul incident shines above and beyond EVERY POSSIBLE explanation. They even disected the remains of the "craft" on the show. It seems the Mogul project was lost in a storm and crashed. Although the materials themselves were not classified at all, the project itself was! When the military pee-ons were dispatched to clean up the debri, they collected among the items "rubber, heavy paper, a foil-type material (possibly mylar, in my opinion), and balsa wood sticks." The clean up was shrouded in such secrecy at the time, as those involved in the clean-up had no idea what they were to find when they arrived at the site. All they knew was they were cleaning up after a highly classified spy project crashed. At the time, the government was more than happy to let the rumors fly, as "project Mogul was THE MOST HIGHLY CLASSIFED project going on at the time. They couldn't let the Soviets know the project even existed".
Posted by Christopher  in  Joplin, Missouri  on  Wed Jul 04, 2007  at  11:19 AM
"Roswell" was indeed a weather balloon that fell to the Earth in pieces. It was done purposefully to cover-up an actual crash of an Extra-Terrestrial craft. The two stories melded, and the U.S. Military has used "Roswell" to debunk real landings ever since. Simple sleight-of-hand. I can say no more.
Posted by Hairy Houdini  on  Wed Jul 04, 2007  at  12:00 PM
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Posted by Raoul  on  Wed Jul 04, 2007  at  12:02 PM
This is rather random, but please Hairy Houdini, try to edit yourself a little. I haven't been here awhile and now it's all Hairy Houdini, ALL the time in the comments section.
You may say "just scroll down," but often it's scrolling down 3 or 4 posts. I suppose you are harmless but it doesn't mean that you are not irritating. I would be embarrassed about the amount of comments you post. Maybe just trying e-mailing, then resonding to, yourself.
If you're excited about my addressing you, please don't bother responding. I've already checked out the posts I wanted and I check out stories here about once every six months for work.
Ciao.
Posted by Electra  on  Wed Jul 04, 2007  at  09:36 PM
ok
Posted by Hairy Houdini  on  Thu Jul 05, 2007  at  01:22 AM
Damn, Harry. For somebody who only visits this site every six months, Electra was pretty hard on ya'! Not very nice at all. Tell Electra, better yet, I'll tell Electra, "Shut the f--- up, and crawl back under your rock".
Posted by Christopher  in  Joplin, Missouri  on  Sat Jul 07, 2007  at  08:11 PM
Hello everyone, I'm a musician and have been interested in The Roswell UFO crash and cover up for some time. I have read most every book on it and the one I'm reading now "Witness to Roswell" has some new stuff to add. By far the best book I have read is "the day after Roswell" it is by a military man in his old age who among other things, worked at the pentagon in charge of bringing the high tech stuff from the saucer to the USA first,keeping it and it's potential power from other countries. The problem with disclosure to this day is that they still do not understand everything about the craft and if they let the cat out of the bag, other countries may uderstand it and use it against the USA
Posted by Dan Peter  in  Canada  on  Tue Jul 10, 2007  at  05:41 PM
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