President Bush Signs Order Keeping "Area 51" Top Secret

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  1. Peter Kline

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    I thought Area 51 was supposed to be in New Mexico?
     
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    Nope Micke New Mexico (Roswell) is where we first supposedly found a crashed extra terrestrial spaceship. Area 51 is supposedly where they moved it and where they test top secret planes for the military.

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    Isn't this where Stanley Kubrick shot the faked moon landings? [​IMG]
     
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    Isn't this a little hypocritical of Bush in light of what he is trying to do in Iraq ... yet this in our own country !?!?!?!?!
    In before the lock [​IMG]
     
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    It is for economic reasons. look how many conventions, books, movies and magazine articles that wouldn't be published if they opened it up and people finally realized that it's all a bunch of bull!
     
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    I doubt if you people can keep this un-political.
    But even if you could: where would this conversation be heading?
    But oh well, you may give it a try! [​IMG]
     
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    Denying access to Area 51 only fuels speculation that there is actually something to hide, and there may well be, but it may not be what people expect. It does lend credence to conspiracy theorists, whicih may be part of the reason for doing it: get people running around guessing what may or may not be there and keep them distracted and away from the real issues.

    This is the same thing as keeping the Kennedy assasination documents sealed, it allows inconclusive hypotheses to spread without having a finite disclosure.

    It would be interesting to know exactly what is going on at Area 51, I'm sure it isn't all a big hoax, but it may have nothing to do with aliens.
     
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    So what's in Roswell, NM then? Does it have a "name and number" like Area 51 (and Hangar 18 there, right?), or it is just "Roswell".
    I need to get my conspiracy facts straightened out here! [​IMG]
     
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    As far as I can remember it is just Rosewell out in the desert where whatever it is supposedly crashed.

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    If there are any spacecraft of any sort in this military installation, they are of American origin. This is where the F-117A, B-2, and the SR-71 aircraft were tested. Perhaps hypersonic technology has been tested here.

    My understanding was that the installation had to be evacuated because nuclear waste material was leaking toward the surface.
     
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    Guys, Groom Lake is so heavily classified and guarded because it's a testing area for the most secret and experimental military aircraft in the world. The source of our military strength is air superiority.

    This has been common knowledge for some time. Can we please put the black helicopter, aliens, and political paranoia to rest?

    Sheesh.
     
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    Joseph: We could use a few more skeptics like you! Thanks for that post. JB
     
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    Thanks for the highly informative post, Joe. A little off-topic...the SR-71 (and its Y-something cousin) was my favorite aircraft during junior high. The specs and the abilities of this bird is still astonishing - I believe it still holds the speed record (Mach 3?). Why did they decommission this marvel?
     
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    Where's Area 50 and 52?
     
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    Peter Kline, that's classified! [​IMG]
     
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    There has to be something in that place beside military equipment.
    Otherwise there wouldn't be a Dept of Defense security classification titled "Cosmic".

    Jeff
     

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