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About Richard Dolan

Richard Dolan

Around 1994, the UFO problem began to interest me. I had always possessed an average level of interest in the subject. I owned exactly one book on it, and caught an occasional documentary on television. In other words, I knew nothing of value whatsoever about the problem of UFOs, very much like most people.

Alien Armada! (1952 Washington, DC UFO sightings)

Washington Post, July 21, 2002

50 years ago, unidentified flying objects from way beyond the beltway seized the capital's imagination. Feature article by the Washington Post. R

An Interview with Steven Greer, MD, Director, CSETI

Sw. Virato, Executive Editor, New Frontier Magazine

Dr. Greer spends all his free time as head of organization that investigates extraterrestrial life. Greer was always interested in these phenomena and their overwhelming substantiated evidence, and five years ago founded an organization called the Center for the Study of Extraterrestrial Intelligence, popularly known as CSETI. R

Anti-gravity propulsion comes ‘out of the closet’

Nick Cook, JDW Aerospace Consultant, London - Jane's Defense Weekly

Boeing, the world’s largest aircraft manufacturer, has admitted it is working on experimental anti-gravity projects that could overturn a century of conventional aerospace propulsion technology if the science underpinning them can be engineered into hardware. R

Disney's Legendary 'Alien Encounters' Sneak TV Documentary Quotes

Several years ago, the Disney company aired a major one-hour television Special, with no advance notice, on stations in only 5 US cities. Thanks to a few viewers who were able to roll their VCRs and capture it, we have a record of the startling quotes and statements it contained. R

Down Down Down with Censorship

By Maj. Donald E. Keyhoe, The TRUE Report on Flying Saucers, 1967

Dr. Steven Greer Disclosure Project Talk - Sept 2001, Portland, Oregon

Dr. Steven Greer, Director, Disclosure Project - Sept 2001, Portland, Oregon

I often say, unless we change directions, we're likely to end up where we're going. For years we've been talking about some of the fundamental structural problems in our society. One of the fundamental problems is the issue we're dealing with tonight. I will connect the dots for you of why this issue is relevant to the events of yesterday. I'll do it as delicately as I can.  R

Earthbound Hypothesis and the New Breed of Ufologist

Shane Hill, 7-21-2000

This article is part off a small series dealing with the suspected origins of UFO's. There are three main theories the EBH or Earth Bound Theorem,. The OWH or Off World Theorem which proposes that UFO's are from outer space. Finally the Mystic or occult theory which can be divided into two distinct areas of belief or opinion, the occult being that UFO's are from other realms.  R

Everywhere, by Stealth

Richard M. Dolan

Every day, spectacular events occur in the skies, in space, in the oceans, and on the ground. Astonished witnesses around the world see them. For many, the shock of something so extraordinary, so inexplicable, is a consciousness-shattering experience, never forgotten. Yet few people tell anyone what they saw, save perhaps a close friend or family member.

Ex-pilot (George Filer) keeps watching the skies

Philadelphia Inquirer, August 19, 2001

George Filer saw his first UFO in '62 while flying an Air Force tanker over England. He now edits an online UFO newsletter.  R

Firefighters and UFOs

Jim Hickman

As many of you know, I have been a firefighter for over 20 years. In this report I have several incidents involving Firefighters and UFO's. The following reports come from the Project Bluebook's 701 unknowns and the Magonia database compiled by Jacques Vallee.  R

Former Chilean Naval Chief Says UFOs Are Real

Dr. Virgilio Sanchez-Ocejo, Miami UFO Reporter

The former Chilean Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Jorge Martinez declared that "UFOs are real". The ex-CNO made the shocking statement during an interview with a Chilean television network. The interview was conducted by journalist Rodrigo Ugarte from Teletrece, in Chile. The retired admiral admitted that he personally witnessed the sighting of two UFOs at sea.  R

Heretic Among Heretics: Jacques Vallee Interview

Conspire.com

In-depth interview with leading UFO researcher, Jacques Vallee. R

Interview with Daniel Sheehan (July, 2001)

'Strange Days...Indeed' with Errol Bruce-Knapp and Scott Robins, Transcribed by Grant Cameron

Interview with Daniel Sheehan July 14, 2001 'Strange Days...Indeed' with Errol Bruce-Knapp and Scott Robins. Daniel Sheehan has degrees from Harvard in government, law and divinity. He established the Christic Institute in Washington D.C., and has been legal counsel on many high profile cases... Cases such as Karen Silkwood for example -- Iran-Contra, the American Sanctuary Movement, the Pentagon papers, Three Mile Island and Watergate. He has gained access to many restricted government files.  R

'It's Madness to Believe that Man is Alone' - Vatican Astronomer Admits Possibility of Extraterrestrial Life.

Scott Corrales, Jan 8, 2002 - El Mundo (newspaper-Spain)

Jesuit George Coyne, director of the Vatican Observatory, is convinced of the existence of extraterrestrial life and states that it is "madness" to think than humans are alone in the universe.  R

JFK, MJ-12 and Outer Space

Linda Moulton Howe, 2002

This past week in Manhattan, I met with reporter and author Jim Marrs to discuss U. S. government documents he was using for a television interview about MJ-12, also known as Majestic 12 or Majority 12.

John Podesta : Clinton’s X-Files Man

Grant Cameron, Presidential UFO

The difference between the average man’s 50th birthday party, and Podesta’s, is that Bill and Hillary Clinton hosted Podesta’s party. The theme of the party was extraterrestrials, or more accurately "The X-Files" a TV fictional drama about the government conspiracy to cover up the existence of extraterrestrial life. The reason for the X-Files theme was that John Podesta was a man openly obsessed with the show. Reporters referred to Podesta as "the unofficial leader of the X-files Club in the West Wing of the White House."

John Podesta, Former White House Chief of Staff under Bill Clinton - Biographical Information

John Podesta served as Chief of Staff to President Clinton. In that capacity, he was responsible for directing, managing, and overseeing all policy development, daily operations, Congressional relations, and staff activities of the White House from October 1998 until January 2001. He coordinated the work of cabinet agencies with a particular emphasis on the development of federal budget and tax policy. He served in the President's Cabinet, and as a Principal on the National Security Council. A frequent guest of Sunday morning news programs, Mr. Podesta is known for his straight talk, acerbic wit, and fierce defense of the Clinton Administration.  R

Mars May have Orbiting Space Base, says White House Advisor (1960, Einsenhower / Phobos)

Grant Cameron, Presidential UFO

The Martian moon Phobos, generally accepted as a celestial body, actually may be an artificial satellite launched long ago by an advanced Martian race, according to Dr. S. Fred Singer, special advisor to President Eisenhower on space developments.

Mind-Body Problem

Greg Sandow

But amusing as all this is -- I could tell crazy UFO tales all day long -- it's not the crazy stories that matter. It's the sane ones. To understand the UFO phenomenon, you need to hear firsthand accounts, from reasonable people who aren't looking for publicity, like the woman in her twenties and the older married couple, who -- in separate incidents -- told me they saw something really huge pass overhead in silence, flying low, at treetop height, some years ago in the Hudson Valley (an area with many reports of such sightings).

NASA Statement: The US Government and Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs)

NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)

Factsheet on NASA's official (negative) statement and position on UFOs. R

Navy retiree says he also saw spaceship 28 years ago

Natalie Chambers, The Associated Press, October 21, 2001

When Charles Hickson and Calvin Parker told the world in 1973 they were abducted by aliens while fishing on the Pascagoula River, few people believed them. Now after 28 years, it appears they weren't alone in their experience on that Oct. 11 night.  R

New Jersey Mystified by Strange Lights

ABC News, 7/17/01

Something dazzled the people of New Jersey this weekend. Something bright, high in the sky. It was one of the most amazing things I've ever seen," said eyewitness Joe Malvasio. "They were just hovering, and then they just disappeared. One at a time, each one started to fade until they were gone." R

Power Outages (Blackouts) and UFOs

UFO Symposium, House Committee on Science & Astronautics, July 29, 1968

Below is the part of the testimony by Dr. James E. McDonald before the House Committee on Science & Astronautics, July 29, 1968, on the subject of power outages and UFOs.  R

Reasons to disclose

Stephen Bassett, August 17, 2000

In a June 14 Alien Zoo column the question was asked, “What does the ‘politics of UFOs’ mean?” The answer: making the case to the general public why their personal vital interests and their nation’s vital interests are served by a comprehensive and truthful disclosure of the facts known to their government relating to the extraterrestrial presence. Events intervened delaying a follow-up column making that case, until now.

Review of Albert A. Harrison's After Contact: The Human Response to Extraterrestrial Life

John Alexander, Ph.D., NIDS (National Institute for Discovery Science), Las Vegas, Nevada

In pragmatic detail, Harrison examines the human consequences of contact with such an intelligent extraterrestrial entity. Except for fictional accounts, no one previously has explored as comprehensively the many ramifications such contact would pose for those of us who live in what we believe to be technologically advanced societies. Just what would happen if we learned that we were not at the top of the evolutionary pyramid?  R

Review of Bruce Maccabee's UFO FBI Connection: The Secret History of the Government's Cover-Up

John Alexander, Ph.D., NIDS (National Institute for Discovery Science), Las Vegas, Nevada

To those involved in the UFO field Bruce Maccabee is well known as a meticulous researcher who has applied his skills as an optical physicist to many photographs of unexplained phenomena. He is also known for his strong background in the history of the field. The UFO FBI Connection will add another important piece for those attempting to make sense of the often discombobulated evidence of this complex puzzle.  R

Review of Peter Sturrock's 'The UFO Enigma'

John Alexander, Ph.D., NIDS (National Institute for Discovery Science), Las Vegas, Nevada

In late September 1997 a multidisciplinary group of scientists convened at the picturesque Pocantico Conference Center near Tarrytown, New York to attempt to reevaluate the evidence pertaining to UFOs. Financially supported by Laurance Rockefeller, it was the author, Peter Sturrock, who brought the two disparate groups of scientists together.  R

Selected quotations about UFOs that appear in 'UFOs and the National Security State'

Richard Dolan

Quotations appearing the book ' UFOs and the National Security State' by Richard Dolan.

Someone's Watching Over Us

Maj. Donald E. Keyhoe, USMC (Ret.), The TRUE Report on Flying Saucers, 1967

Since January 1950, when TRUE published my first article on UFO's (see page 6), there has been a tremendous change in the public attitude toward Unidentified Flying Objects. Before, the "flying saucers" were ridiculed by most Americans. Only a small number knew the dramatic evidence - confirmed reports by veteran pilots and other competent witnesses. Even fewer knew of the Air Force Top Secret Estimate of the Situation - that the Flying Saucers - officially Unidentified Flying Objects - were interplanetary vehicles engaged in a long observation of the earth.

Stan Friedman on UFOs & Roswell

Glenn Danforth, GatorBytes magazine

Nuclear Physicist Stanton Friedman is, arguably, the world's most respected and well-known UFO researcher. Friedman believes two alien spaceships crashed in New Mexico in 1947. He offers what many people feel is proof the U.S. Government has conducted a continuing cover-up of the truth behind what newspaper headlines at the time called the crash of a flying saucer (now known as the Roswell incident).  R

Steven Greer and the Disclosure Project

Richard M. Dolan, October/November 2001 issue of UFO Magazine

The arrival of Dr. Steven Greer in the world of ufology signifies a marriage of sorts between two antipodes of thought. On the one hand, Greer has raised the banner – trampled and abandoned – that was carried years ago by Donald Keyhoe. This is the fight to end UFO secrecy. Like Keyhoe, Greer has given it an extraordinary effort for more than ten years, focusing on "nuts and bolts" cases, briefing high level government officials, pressing for Congressional hearings, and gathering many people from the military who are willing to put their careers (and worse, some say) on the line to discuss it. This is his Disclosure Initiative, culminating in the press conference of May 9, 2001. For better or worse, it was a historic – that’s right, historic – event in the history of ufology.

Strange Connections

Shane Hill

As with any field of study, ufology should be looked at through the eye of scientific enquiry. Regardless of how those that call themselves regular scientists see it we must see it that way. Had we been taking the right approach since Kenneth Arnold had his sighting then perhaps ufology might not have the stigmata associated with it that it does. Gather enough facts, place them all together ask the right questions then things start to appear, small similarities, patterns, or clues start to creep out from the mountains of data that most of us seem to collect.  R

Synopsis of 'Unconventional Flying Objects': JSE Review

H.E. Puthoff, Institute for Advanced Studies at Austin, TX - Journal of Scientific Exploration

To the degree that the engineering characteristics of UFOs can be estimated by empirical observation, in my opinion the above-referenced, recently-published book by Paul Hill provides the most reliable, concise summary of engineering-type data available. [1] The data were compiled over decades of research by a Chief Scientist-Manager at NASA's Langley Research Center [2] who acted as an informal clearinghouse for UFO-related data.  R

The Brookings Report - NASA Study on Implications of Discovery of ET Life (abridged copy)

The Enterprise Mission

What is presented here is an abridged copy of this crucial NASA study -- dealing only with the section specifically referencing "implications of the discovery of extraterrestrial life." The full study -- almost 300 pages, covering the full range of NASA's projected space program for the early 1960's, complete with over 400 citations of additional documents, further studies, research reports and background data on a wide variety of projected NASA interests -- is available from The Enterprise Mission. Welcome, then, to "the Brookings Report" -- which increasingly seems to have played a crucial role in determining official NASA policy (if not that of other branches of the Federal government) on the controversial subject of "solar system artifacts" ... for more than thirty years.

The Covert Organization Responsible for the UFO/ET Issue: PI-4O

Steven Greer, M.D., Director CSETI, 1996

PI-40 is a quasi-governmental, USAPS related, qu`asi-private entity operating internationally/transnationally. The majority of operations are centered in private industrial 'work for others' contract projects related to the understanding and application of advanced extraterrestrial technologies. Related compartmentalized units, which are also USAPS, are involved in disinformation, public deception, active disinformation, so-called abductions and mutilations, reconnaissance and UFO tracking, space-based weapons systems, and specialized liaison groups (for example to media, political leaders, the scientific community, the corporate world etc). Think of this entity as a hybrid between government USAPS and private industry.  R

The CUFON Interview of Richard F. Haines Ph.D.

CUFON (Computer UFO Network) 12-September-1995

Includes background info / bio information about Dr. Richard Haines. R

The Government and UFO's: Protocol for Truth

Dan Smith

How well has the government responded to the popular belief that it is concealing evidence of ufo's? Here is what seems to be the standard conservative view: Since there is no basis for the popular belief to begin with, any attempted response on the part of the government is only likely to stir that pot and thus be counter-productive. The opposing view is that by inadequately responding, the government is contributing to the perception of a cover-up.

The Irrelevance of UFO Secrecy

Michael Mannion, Mindshift 2001

Do you want to know the truth about the UFO-ET phenomenon? Avoid those who claim to have access to secrets. The truth is not hidden; it is right before your eyes.  R

The Lost Opportunity: 1966 in Retrospect

Richard M. Dolan

As we look back at 1960s ufology standing at the city gates, we might ask ourselves: was there ever a true chance for success? The military and intelligence "handlers" of the UFO problem had resources and capabilities far beyond that of NICAP or any civilian researcher. Fifty years of ufology have shown time and again how civilians have underestimated the resources and resolve of the military-intelligence community to manage this problem. If we today cannot be confident that even the president is fully informed of UFO reality (who can say how much he really knows?), is it realistic to think that private organizations in the 1960s could have done any better? And what about today?

The Paradigm Clock

Stephen Bassett, July 17, 2000

On April 30, 1998, the Paradigm Research Group published to the World Wide Web the “Paradigm Clock.” It includes a chronicle of events that have moved the clock. When the governments of the world, most likely but not necessarily led by the United States, formally disclose to their citizens the presence of extraterrestrial beings, the Paradigm Clock will strike midnight.

'The UFO Evidence' by Richard Hall - Introduction

Richard Hall

Over thirty years ago I compiled this documentary report (The UFO Evidence - 1964) for the leading UFO investigation group, the National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena (NICAP) in Washington, D.C. Few people at that time were aware of the scope and consistency of UFO reports by credible witnesses such as scientists, professional pilots, police officers, and even U.S. Air Force personnel. The Air Force was officially charged with conducting a UFO investigation, but maintained that nothing of any importance was being observed.

The UFO Literature

MUFON (Mutual UFO Network)

The following survey and summary does not pretend to be complete or objective; the field is far too vast for such sentiments and is expanding exponentially even as we speak. The best we can do is list several categories (you may think of others) and their most prominent and representative titles.  R

The UFO Phenomenon

Mark Cashman, The Temporal Doorway

If the only strange things seen in the sky were a few oddly moving lights, or some specks glinting in the sun, there would be no UFO problem. But there have been many observations of these objects at close range by groups of credible witnesses. In addition, physical traces of various kinds have been left behind, and witnesses have experienced physical and medical effects, including lasting injury.

The War of the Worlds - New York Times article on hysteria caused by Orson Welles' radio show

New York Times, October 31, 1938

The original New York Times article on the wave of mass hysteria caused by a broadcast of a dramatization of H. G. Wells's fantasy, "The War of the Worlds."  R

The Zeta Reticuli Star System and ETs

Robert M. Collins and William Moore, Focus Magazine, 1991

Evidence gleaned from both the Betty and Barney Hill abduction case and from intelligence sources has suggested that the home of at least one group of supposed alien 'visitors" to Earth may well be the Zeta Reticuli system, a close pair of companion stars (two stars traveling together in the same direction at the same speed in a wide-binary system) is located some 39.4 to 39.5 light-years distant.  R

UFO Disclosure Crusader Dr. Steven Greer Challenges Media Establishment on Its Home Turf

Len Kasten, writer for Atlantis Rising Magazine

The momentum for full disclosure of the truth from the government about the UFO phenomenon seems to fluctuate almost like the stock market. It goes through periods of intense enthusiasm usually initiated by one or more dedicated individuals or groups, followed by times of relative discouragement and disinterest after it has become abundantly clear that a solid stone wall has been encountered, and it is an exercise in futility.  R

UFOs Continue To Visit Nuclear Energy Sites

George D. Fawcett, 3/3/02

UFOs have been seen and recorded near various atomic energy locations in this country and overseas. Such incidents at the Savannah River, Hanford, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, McGuire, Cherokee and Indian Point nuclear and atomic plants are of continued vital interest and concern to scientific, military, civilian and governmental observers everywhere. These UFo encounters raise such serious questions as: Are UFOs monitoring our atomic and nuclear energy sites and if so, why? Let's examine some of these often reported events.  R

UFOs Fly Directly Over Washington DC, 1952

Washington Post, July 28, 1952

Article in the Washington Post on the major UFO sightings over Washington, DC in 1952. R

UFOs reported over Suriname

Associated Press, Oct 18, 2001

Dozens of people in the South American country of Suriname have reported seeing an unidentified flying object near its capital, police and military officials said.  R

UFOs: Ignorance Is Bliss

Paul Nahay, June 1, 1999

"I don't believe in UFOs or aliens." So expounded a guest at a recent social gathering I attended. It seems they felt obliged to state this, even though not one word had been spoken on the subject throughout hours of polite Memorial Day weekend conversation. The comment was clearly proffered for my benefit, since this person knew that I am a student of the phenomenon, and an activist in working towards open public disclosure of our government's considerable, unconstitutional, and easily documentable involvement with it. The comment, and the completely unprovoked context in which it was stated, solidified for me the amazing degree to which ignorance is worn as a shield of pride by people in our culture.

What does "The Politics of UFOs" mean?

Stephen Bassett, August 16, 2000

It is a strange phrase - other worldly, ambiguous. It’s also a standing joke which goes like this: the lobbyist/activist is lurking at some soirée or another in Georgetown or Bethesda or the Capitol. Amiable chatting is taking place, harmless banter, until that magic moment occurs when the unsuspecting attendee asks innocently, “Now what is it that you do?”

What is UFOlogy?

Dennis Stacy, Former Editor, MUFON UFO Journal

At any rate, UFO has now entered into common usage and appears in most dictionaries, along with ufology, the study of UFOs, and ufologist, one who studies UFOs. In many ways, the term is a "loaded" one in that it implies classification or designation prior to a proper analysis or thorough investigation.  R

Who Killed Off Star Wars Scientists?

Farshores Secrets

Did 22 British SDI Researchers really ALL Commit Suicide? -Fifty-year-old Alistair Beckham was a successful British aerospace- projects engineer. His specialty was designing computer software for sophisticated naval defense systems. Like hundreds of other British scientists, he was working on a pilot program for America's Strategic Defense Initiative--better known as Star Wars. And like at least 21 of his colleagues, he died a bizarre, violent death. R

Would ET Vote? The Likelihood of Extraterrestrial Democracy

Douglas Vakoch, SPACE.com, 8/15/02

If extraterrestrials some day pick up our radio and television broadcasts, hearing the latest news of political jockeying, will they be flabbergasted by our methods of choosing a leader? Would the idea of one vote per person seem hopelessly quaint to an advanced alien nation? Maybe not. R

You Don't Have To 'Believe' In UFOs Any Longer

James Neff, webmaster, Rense.com

Whenever I hear the question "do you believe in UFOs?" in coversation I become immensely frustrated. To most of those who have devoted even a reasonable portion of time to acquiring an understanding of the phenomenon, the term "belief" simply doesn't, and should never, apply. To use this expression shoves the UFO over into the category of religion or even fantasy, and nothing could be more inaccurate or counter-productive. UFOlogy is a scientific pursuit like any other.  R

websites & organizations

NASA's Dirty Little Secret: Remarkable UFOs Captured On NASA Open Broadcasts

Rense.com

The following video footage submitted by Oren Swearingen comes from NASA's public satellite broadcasts. NASA cannot possibly black out everything, and Oren has certainly found this to be true. In fact, it appears that during some very routine maneuvers, UFOs are distinctly visible, and in some cases edited out of the "replays" of the day's events once the live feed has taken place.

The TRUE Report On Flying Saucers, 1967

TRUE magazine, 1967

I am pleased and proud to present the articles and photographs found in this historical issue of TRUE magazine. There are 18 wonderful articles in this rare, special issue. Here's a great big dose of legitimate, pedigreed, accurate, not hypothetical, not imaginary, not crazy, insane, nuts, kooky, weird, (well maybe a bit weird), indisputable UFO history....ENJOY!

UFO Datapage - Rense.com

Rense.com

Index of ufo-related articles and reports from the archives of Rense.com.

UFO Historical Revue

Barry Greenwood (reprinted by CUFON)

Online index and reprints of Barry Greenwood's periodical, UFO Historical Revue, focusing on the historical aspects of the UFO phenomenon.

UFOFacts - Mailing List

by Richard Dolan

A factual information reports and sharing of personal experiences list related to UFOs, Star Visitors, personal encounters with Star People, and the personal and societal changes resulting from encounters and public awareness of visitation from the cosmos.

What Kind of Science Is The Study Of Unidentified Flying Objects?

Mark Cashman, The Temporal Doorway

One of the complaints frequently raised by those who are skeptical of the existence of Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) as an objective physical phenomenon is the nature of UFO data and the method by which UFOs are investigated. These complaints are based on a specific view of science and its data which is not necessarily appropriate to phenomena like UFOs. This is not to suggest, in any way, that UFOs are not amenable to scientific study. It simply means that the methods which work in one field of science are not necessarily appropriate to another.  R