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Document extends secrecy on Area 51 in southern Nevada

  1. Sep 19, 2003 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/stories/nevada/2003/sep/18/091810215.html
     
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  3. Sep 20, 2003 #2
    My first question is "Did they
    actually tell Bush details of what
    is going on there and let him
    decide, or did they just say to
    him that it was in the interest of
    National Security, sign it and
    don't ask, cause you don't want to
    know"?

    What do presidents get told?
     
  4. Sep 21, 2003 #3

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    You know, it does appear rather stupid to announce making something secret in a way that it can appear in all sorts of newpapers...

    I still think of area 51 as wholly a diversion these days... It would be stupid of them to do anything secret there, as it is the most non-secret secret site in the entire world.
     
  5. Sep 21, 2003 #4
    In general, yes, but in this case
    what Bush did was give the milita-
    ry permission to keep secrets by
    way of preventing lawsuits by
    these people who were mysteriously
    poisoned while working there.

    Publically annoucing that what
    goes on there is top secret
    actually turns out to work better
    than what they did about six
    months ago, which was to announce
    it had been closed down. It became
    clear so fast they hadn't closed
    down that they just looked like
    the Emperor in his new clothes.

    The real secrets of area 51 are
    intact. Everything you hear is
    pure speculation. Somehow, it is
    working out.
     
  6. Sep 22, 2003 #5

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    Oh really? And just how do you happen to know this? Have you been holding out on me oh Shoe Of The Zooby? What are the secrets of Zoobyshoe and Area 51?

    How do you like the logic: We're so secret that we can poison our employees and ignore the liability? I can understand secrets, but they should have taken extraordinarily good care of their employees...assuming that the accounts were true. How did that law suit [filed many years ago] work out? I never heard.

    PS. Thanks for the vote. If elected I promise to be stubborn and obnoxious.
     
  7. Sep 22, 2003 #6
    I could tell you but then...

    The main case is in limbo, as far as I know. The man died and his wife and lawyers are the people this secrecy permission is directed against, as far as I can
    tell.

    I was hoping for tyrranical and obsessed, but stubborn and obnoxious will do.
     
  8. Sep 22, 2003 #7

    Ivan Seeking

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    On several ocassions you have expressed some very definite opinions about this issues haven't you oh Shoe of the Zooby?

    OK. Really you're Bob Lazar - the janitor at Area 51 [not the other Bob Lazar], right?
     
  9. Sep 24, 2003 #8
    Sorry it took so long to get back to you about this. I put the masking tape on my window in the usual X configuraton, but the guy took forever getting back to me. He said to say that I know the secrets of area 51 are intact because I don't know what they are.

    Bob Lazar? I guess you're on to my code name. (You know what Bob spelled backwards is, don't you?)
     
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