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« Reply #11310 on: Sep 2nd, 2014, 05:18am »

Re : Blessed be the peacemakers.

One has to wonder what is the real motive behind this 'open letter'.


The general aim of the Ukraine is to align itself with the west as opposed to aligning with Russia. As part of this they wished to join NATO. And be part of out 'club'.

...[color=Pink]Poroshenko and Yatsenyuk need to be told flat-out that membership in NATO is not in the cards – and that NATO has no intention of waging a proxy war with Russia – and especially not in support of the ragtag army of Ukraine. Other members of NATO need to be told the same thing.[/color]...

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This looks like either a bit of Russian propaganda or a hoax..Maybe even a joke.

These people (Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) are clearly not what they claim to be.

They also need to remember that our (European) borders run right up to the Ukraine. and the we have a far greater interest in the outcome of this mess than do a group who are safely ensconced five thousand miles away across the ocean.

I understand that there are quite a number of people in various parts of the USA that would like their states to be independent of the White House. Perhaps Mexico can supply them with arms (tanks, Helicopters etc) and they can then make a play for independence. Why not, it has happened before..



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« Reply #11311 on: Sep 2nd, 2014, 08:34am »

A hoax..maybe a joke?
Lets look shall we?

http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cees_Hamelink

Hamelink studied theology. In 1968 he graduated from the University of Amsterdam for his master's degree. In 1975 he graduated from Faculty of Theology of the University with a thesis "Perspectives for public communication." In 1983 he was appointed professor at the University of Amsterdam with a special assignment "international communication" . In 1993, this chair was lifted. In 1995 he was appointed full professor in the followed communication science , specializing in international communication , at the same university. [1] In 2002 he was appointed professor of media, religion and culture at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Hamelink is concerned with the relationship between human rights, communication and globalization. He started as a researcher at an international organization in Geneva and Mexico City . He teaches and gives lectures at several universities include the USA , Mexico , Chile , Aruba , Australia , Tanzania , Brazil , South Korea , and in almost all European countries. In 2007 he received an honorary professorship from the University of Queensland in Australia . He advises various governments and the United Nations.

He held various management roles and performs worldwide. He is also chairman of the Dutch League for Human Rights, president of the Jan van Eyck Academy , editor of the International Communication Gazette, honorary president of the International Association for Media and Communication Research and Chairman of Amsterdam World Jazz City in 2014.

Hamelink has written over seventeen books on communication, culture and technology. Here are bestsellers as "The Technology Gamble", "The Politics of World Communication" and "The Ethics of Cyberspace." In Dutch appeared include The myth of free information and Information and Power. After a season as a commentator in the TV program "The lie reigns," he wrote the book "Rules the lie?"

He is also a very fanatical jazzmuzicus. Previously, he played bass with Louis van Dijk . Since 2008 he formed together with Tamara Hoekwater the core of the Burgundian Combo. With this they act at home and abroad with various artists

I understand that there are quite a number of people in various parts of the USA that would like their states to be independent of the White House. Perhaps Mexico can supply them with arms (tanks, Helicopters etc) and they can then make a play for independence. Why not, it has happened before..

I realize that you are not feeling comfortable with Scotland seceding from the Empire, and are somewhat sensitive to the very word..but think of all the swell eager beavers streaming from across the border ready to give her majesty their all.

Think how we would have felt if King George had gone in league with the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea company and financed a coup that resulted in an ultra royalist takeover..dispossesing landowners, transferring all our gold..or even by the Dutch, or the French..Good Heavens...bad enough we survived the Prussian mercenaries sent by your folx..

According to UN..over one million rfugees left to Russia..another fiasco..Syria..3 million..Libya..of course The voice of America is always remiss in how these catastrophes originated by plan and insane policies..and this is not the thread for that discussion..

This is Only to say..what you stated was incorrect..and quite far from the truth. .
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« Reply #11312 on: Sep 2nd, 2014, 08:57am »

Good morning UFOCasebookers, hope your weekend was a good one.


Washington Post

Pakistan’s Sharif clings to power as protesters step up assault

By Shaiq Hussain and Tim Craig
September 1 at 5:07 PM

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was clinging to power Monday as protesters stepped up their assault on government buildings while the capital was gripped with fear and confusion about whether the country’s powerful military will step in to defuse the tension.

As the demonstrations calling for the prime minister’s resignation enter their third week, Sharif is trying to navigate Pakistan’s worst political crisis in more than a decade. With the violence increasing, what started as a routine demonstration has morphed into concerns that the government of a nuclear-armed country could collapse.

Former cricket star Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri, a firebrand preacher and scholar, allege that Sharif was elected last year in fraudulent balloting and hasn’t done enough to fix the country’s ailing economy.

Khan and Qadri, who are considered moderates, have mobilized tens of thousands of followers onto the streets. Many are armed with sticks, clubs and slingshots.

Over the weekend, the demonstration took an ominous turn as three people were killed and 400 wounded when police used tear gas and rubber bullets to prevent protesters from reaching Sharif’s residence in Islamabad. On Monday, the protesters stormed the state television station and knocked it off the air for more than an hour.

Army and paramilitary officers regained control of the building, which had been ransacked by demonstrators. But some protesters and police continued to beat each other with sticks in the heart of the capital, about a mile from the U.S. Embassy.

The protests spread to other major Pakistani cities over the weekend, and there is rampant speculation in Pakistan that military leaders could intervene and force Sharif to resign.

Sharif met with Army Chief Raheel Sharif on Monday afternoon, the third such face-to-face encounter between the two men since late last week. But Sharif, who is not related to the army chief, issued a statement late in the day saying he will not voluntarily resign.

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« Reply #11313 on: Sep 2nd, 2014, 09:08am »

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Time Travel Simulation Resolves “Grandfather Paradox”

What would happen to you if you went back in time and killed your grandfather? A model using photons reveals that quantum mechanics can solve the quandary—and even foil quantum cryptography

Sep 2, 2014
By Lee Billings

On June 28, 2009, the world-famous physicist Stephen Hawking threw a party at the University of Cambridge, complete with balloons, hors d'oeuvres and iced champagne. Everyone was invited but no one showed up. Hawking had expected as much, because he only sent out invitations after his party had concluded. It was, he said, "a welcome reception for future time travelers," a tongue-in-cheek experiment to reinforce his "1992 conjecture that travel into the past is effectively impossible.

But Hawking may be on the wrong side of history. Recent experiments offer tentative support for time travel's feasibility—at least from a mathematical perspective. The study cuts to the core of our understanding of the universe, and the resolution of the possibility of time travel, far from being a topic worthy only of science fiction, would have profound implications for fundamental physics as well as for practical applications such as quantum cryptography and computing.

Closed timelike curves

The source of time travel speculation lies in the fact that our best physical theories seem to contain no prohibitions on traveling backward through time. The feat should be possible based on Einstein's theory of general relativity, which describes gravity as the warping of spacetime by energy and matter. An extremely powerful gravitational field, such as that produced by a spinning black hole, could in principle profoundly warp the fabric of existence so that spacetime bends back on itself. This would create a "closed timelike curve," or CTC, a loop that could be traversed to travel back in time.

Hawking and many other physicists find CTCs abhorrent, because any macroscopic object traveling through one would inevitably create paradoxes where cause and effect break down. In a model proposed by the theorist David Deutsch in 1991, however, the paradoxes created by CTCs could be avoided at the quantum scale because of the behavior of fundamental particles, which follow only the fuzzy rules of probability rather than strict determinism. "It's intriguing that you've got general relativity predicting these paradoxes, but then you consider them in quantum mechanical terms and the paradoxes go away," says University of Queensland physicist Tim Ralph. "It makes you wonder whether this is important in terms of formulating a theory that unifies general relativity with quantum mechanics."

Experimenting with a curve

Recently Ralph and his PhD student Martin Ringbauer led a team that experimentally simulated Deutsch's model of CTCs for the very first time, testing and confirming many aspects of the two-decades-old theory. Their findings are published in Nature Communications. Much of their simulation revolved around investigating how Deutsch's model deals with the “grandfather paradox,” a hypothetical scenario in which someone uses a CTC to travel back through time to murder her own grandfather, thus preventing her own later birth. (Scientific American is part of Nature Publishing Group.)

Deutsch's quantum solution to the grandfather paradox works something like this:

Instead of a human being traversing a CTC to kill her ancestor, imagine that a fundamental particle goes back in time to flip a switch on the particle-generating machine that created it. If the particle flips the switch, the machine emits a particle—the particle—back into the CTC; if the switch isn't flipped, the machine emits nothing. In this scenario there is no a priorideterministic certainty to the particle's emission, only a distribution of probabilities. Deutsch's insight was to postulate self-consistency in the quantum realm, to insist that any particle entering one end of a CTC must emerge at the other end with identical properties. Therefore, a particle emitted by the machine with a probability of one half would enter the CTC and come out the other end to flip the switch with a probability of one half, imbuing itself at birth with a probability of one half of going back to flip the switch. If the particle were a person, she would be born with a one-half probability of killing her grandfather, giving her grandfather a one-half probability of escaping death at her hands—good enough in probabilistic terms to close the causative loop and escape the paradox. Strange though it may be, this solution is in keeping with the known laws of quantum mechanics.

In their new simulation Ralph, Ringbauer and their colleagues studied Deutsch's model using interactions between pairs of polarized photons within a quantum system that they argue is mathematically equivalent to a single photon traversing a CTC. "We encode their polarization so that the second one acts as kind of a past incarnation of the first,” Ringbauer says. “So instead of sending a person through a time loop, they created a stunt double of the person and ran him through a time-loop simulator to see if the doppelganger emerging from a CTC exactly resembled the original person as he was in that moment in the past.

By measuring the polarization states of the second photon after its interaction with the first, across multiple trials the team successfully demonstrated Deutsch's self-consistency in action. "The state we got at our output, the second photon at the simulated exit of the CTC, was the same as that of our input, the first encoded photon at the CTC entrance," Ralph says. "Of course, we're not really sending anything back in time but [the simulation] allows us to study weird evolutions normally not allowed in quantum mechanics."

Those "weird evolutions" enabled by a CTC, Ringbauer notes, would have remarkable practical applications, such as breaking quantum-based cryptography through the cloning of the quantum states of fundamental particles. "If you can clone quantum states,” he says, “you can violate the Heisenberg uncertainty principle,” which comes in handy in quantum cryptography because the principle forbids simultaneously accurate measurements of certain kinds of paired variables, such as position and momentum. "But if you clone that system, you can measure one quantity in the first and the other quantity in the second, allowing you to decrypt an encoded message."

"In the presence of CTCs, quantum mechanics allows one to perform very powerful information-processing tasks, much more than we believe classical or even normal quantum computers could do," says Todd Brun, a physicist at the University of Southern California who was not involved with the team's experiment. "If the Deutsch model is correct, then this experiment faithfully simulates what could be done with an actual CTC. But this experiment cannot test the Deutsch model itself; that could only be done with access to an actual CTC."

Alternative reasoning

Deutsch's model isn’t the only one around, however. In 2009 Seth Lloyd, a theorist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, proposed an alternative, less radical model of CTCs that resolves the grandfather paradox using quantum teleportation and a technique called post-selection, rather than Deutsch's quantum self-consistency. With Canadian collaborators, Lloyd went on to perform successful laboratory simulations of his model in 2011. "Deutsch's theory has a weird effect of destroying correlations," Lloyd says. "That is, a time traveler who emerges from a Deutschian CTC enters a universe that has nothing to do with the one she exited in the future. By contrast, post-selected CTCs preserve correlations, so that the time traveler returns to the same universe that she remembers in the past."

This property of Lloyd's model would make CTCs much less powerful for information processing, although still far superior to what computers could achieve in typical regions of spacetime. "The classes of problems our CTCs could help solve are roughly equivalent to finding needles in haystacks," Lloyd says. "But a computer in a Deutschian CTC could solve why haystacks exist in the first place.”

Lloyd, though, readily admits the speculative nature of CTCs. “I have no idea which model is really right. Probably both of them are wrong,” he says. Of course, he adds, the other possibility is that Hawking is correct, “that CTCs simply don't and cannot exist." Time-travel party planners should save the champagne for themselves—their hoped-for future guests seem unlikely to arrive.

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« Reply #11314 on: Sep 2nd, 2014, 2:11pm »

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Personally I don't really care if Scotland pulls out. I am on the right side of the border.

But consider what an independent Scotland would be like.

It would be a foreign country. There would be border crossings. Not just signs saying 'welcome to Scotland'. It would have to negotiate with the rest of the world as such.

If anyone attacked it we would be under no obligation to defend it.
It would lose the military contracts with the UK.
It would need to issue new passports.


As it would no linger be part of the UK then I assume that the EU freedoms would be withdrawn. Freedom to work and reside in any EU country springs to mind.

If it wanted to use the Pound, as Salmond seems to be saying, It would have to buy them from us.

And the really big one. Whether it be in thirty years or one hundred years, the oil WILL run out. The how will they support themselves ?

Oh yes, and my grandchildren would have dual nationality.

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« Reply #11315 on: Sep 2nd, 2014, 6:04pm »

If you love them..let them go ....
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« Reply #11316 on: Sep 2nd, 2014, 6:46pm »

And if they love you, they will come back.

Yes, I know the saying.

Unfortunately this doesn't apply to the situation facing Scotland.

We in England have no say in the matter. It is purely a Scottish decision.

If they decide to go then it is forever. No turning back. At least in the foreseeable future.

So they have to get it right first time.

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« Reply #11317 on: Sep 2nd, 2014, 8:03pm »

on Sep 2nd, 2014, 6:46pm, INT21 wrote:
And if they love you, they will come back.

Yes, I know the saying.

Unfortunately this doesn't apply to the situation facing Scotland.

We in England have no say in the matter. It is purely a Scottish decision.

If they decide to go then it is forever. No turning back. At least in the foreseeable future.

So they have to get it right first time.

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« Reply #11318 on: Sep 3rd, 2014, 09:00am »

Jihadists Steal Commercial Jets, Raise 9/11 Fears

Jihadists have stolen several commercial jetliners in Libya, raising concerns with intelligence officials about 9/11-style terror strikes as the 13th anniversary approaches, some reports say.

The Algerian news site al-Fadjr on Aug. 6 said 11 aircraft went missing from Tripoli International Airport during fighting between militias, IHS Janes 360 reports, but says the Algerian report was "probably not credible."

Subsequently, Mohamed Frikha, CEO of the Tunisian airline company Syphax, told Tunisia's Shems FM Radio that two Airbus-A320 aircraft belonging to the Libyan company Ifriqiya were missing from Misratah, Janes reports.

Meanwhile, the Washington Free Beacon reports that information about stolen jetliners was circulated within the U.S. government over the past two weeks — including an ominous warning that one or more jets could be used in an attack marking the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist strikes in New York and Washington.

"There are a number of commercial airliners in Libya that are missing," one unnamed official told the Free Beacon. "We found out on Sept. 11 what can happen with hijacked planes."

Sept. 11 also will mark the second anniversary of the Libyan terrorist attack on a U.S. outpost in Benghazi that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.

Military groups in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Egypt have all been placed on heightened alert because of the stolen jets, the Free Beacon reports.

Security in Libya has been deteriorating as Islamists and anti-Islamist militias battle. A shocking video surfaced Sunday showing armed fighters partying inside a captured U.S. diplomatic compound in Tripoli, including one fighter jumping into a pool from a second-story balcony.

Michael Rubin, a counterterrorism specialist with the American Enterprise Institute, told the Free Beacon that commercial jets in the hands of terrorists could be "devastating."

"Who needs ballistic missiles when you have passenger planes? Even empty but loaded up with fuel they can be as devastating," he said. "Each plane could, if deployed by terrorists to maximum devastating effect, represent 1,000 civilian casualties."

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« Reply #11319 on: Sep 3rd, 2014, 11:07am »

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Telegraph

Firefighters rescue couple after hornets nest fell through ceiling

Firefighters say they launched rescue after a large nest containing more than one hundred hornets crashed through the ceiling


By Keith Perry and agency

3:08PM BST 03 Sep 2014

A couple were forced to escape through their bedroom window after a nest of giant hornets crashed through their ceiling.

The householders barricaded themselves behind a makeshift shelter as the angry swarm of yellow-and-black striped hornets invaded their home. Firefighters who went to their rescue said a large nest containing more than one hundred hornets had crashed through the ceiling.

"The weight of the nest in the attic caused it to crash through the ceiling into the hallway of the house in Maidenhead," said a Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman.

"Scores of hornets were released into the house and the couple locked themselves in their bedroom and called the fire service. The Slough crew arrived at around 11.30pm and helped the pair escape down a ladder from the bedroom window.

"A pest control company was due to visit the home today, and the couple are staying with friends. The weight of the nest brought it through the property's second-floor ceiling, filling the upstairs with angry hornets and trapping the pair in their bedroom. Firefighters used a ladder to rescue the couple from their room."

He said the woman had been in the bathroom when the ceiling came down and she ran into the bedroom.

She and her partner barricaded themselves in till firefighters pulled up outside and helped them climb out through the window where a rescue ladder was waiting.

Crew manager Martyn Sadler said "I've never been called to something like this before. The noise made by the hornets was quite substantial and we definitely made the decision not to go up there.

"All we could see were the hornets...and they were quite large. The only other weird animal incident we have been called to was for a duck and ducklings crossing the road and one of the ducklings fell down a drain."

There have already been reports this summet that the hot weather has led to an invasion of huge and deadly hornets from Asia.

The insects - bigger than our native hornet - made a beeline for the UK after causing the deaths of six people in France.

The deadly Asian hornets have been devastating villages across France since their arrival there on a shipment of Chinese pottery in 2004.

But until this year the English Channel has kept them from reaching us.

They can grow up to 5cm long - about twice the size of a British hornet - and have a 6mm sting.

A report by the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee in April warned "The Asian Hornet, which might soon arrive here, has killed six people in France."

It comes as a plague of giant rats - immune to most poisons - began invading households across the UK.

The Government has warned that killer shrimp and other alien species are invading the UK's ecosystems.

Parliament's green watchdog also highlighted the threat from the lethal flora and fauna which it says are attacking these shores at a higher rate than ever before.

Japanese knotweed, North American signal crayfish , zebra mussels and killer shrimp can damage British plants, animals - and even human health, the EAC said.

Killer shrimp, or dikerogammarus vilosus can grow up to 3cm and originate from the Black Sea. They even get their name from the fact that they kill even when they do not need to eat.

Anglers coming into contact with giant hogweed, another species alien to Britain, have been left with painful swelling and rashes, while the pollen of common ragweed causes asthma.

Other alien species include rhododendrons and the grey squirrel, which cause £10million worth of damage to trees every year, according to the Country Land and Business Association.

In 2012, 1,875 foreign species were counted in the UK - 282 of which became "invasive" and cannot be eradicated.

The EAC is calling for the Government to be given new powers to eradicate invasive species before they become established.

Joan Walley, chairman of the committee, said: "These invasive species can harm native wildlife, clog up our waterways, cause costly problems and even harm human health.

"It is too expensive to control or eradicate all of them, so we have to be smart and pick the fights we we know we can win. We may just have to live with grey squirrels and rhododendrons in much of the UK."

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This parrot is, in fact, a female model who posed for Johannes Stötter, a fine art body painter. Using breathable paint, he spent hours painstakingly turning this woman into the image of a parrot, brushstroke by brushstroke. The model’s arm forms the parrot’s head and beak, and her legs form the wing and tail feathers. Remember: always take a closer look as things aren’t always what they appear to be

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Defense One

Actual Telepathy Is One Step Closer to the Battlefield

by Patrick Tucker
September 2, 2014

Forget battlefield smartphones; the future of soldier-to-soldier communication may be electronic telepathy. A group of researchers in Europe have developed what they are calling the first “human brain-to-brain interface,” allowing people to communicate telepathically through the Internet without a surgical implant, bringing us closer to the day when soldiers behind enemy lines exchange information via sensors reading their thoughts.

The primarily Spanish researchers, who published their findings in the journal PLOS ONE, started with four participants between the ages of 28 and 50. One subject, called the emitter, was located in Thiruvananthapuram, India, and wore an electroencephalography (EEG) cap that could pick up the electromagnetic activity in his brain. The subject was asked to concentrate on moving an object on a screen vertically and horizontally. A computer picked up the signals and turned them into code to represent ones or zeroes. The subject was able, after training, to achieve 90 percent accuracy in creating these signals. The message was sent in email form to three blindfolded subjects in Strasbourg, France, via transcranial magnetic stimulation or TMS.

This second group of subjects received a subtle jolt to the occipital lobe, a portion of the brain associated with sight, which caused them to experience phospenes, the sensation of perceiving light when none is present.

The end result was that a coded message was transferred, via a computer interface, between two brains without surgical implant – a historic first.

“In both cases, the transmitted pseudo-random sequences carried encrypted messages encoding a word – ‘hola’ (‘hello’ in Catalan or Spanish) in the first transmission, ‘ciao’ (‘hello’ or ‘goodbye’ in Italian) in the second,” the researchers write in the paper. They also report that the achieved an accuracy rate of 85 percent.

The European Commission’s Future and Emerging Technology, or FET, program, funded the research, in part, out of a €2.7 million grant. FET is sometimes referred to as the European version of the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA. It’s a program to support moonshot research at the earliest stages with a time horizon beyond what would be practical for a venture capitalist or a private investor. The current research certainly falls within the category of ambitious beyond practical. But synthetic telepathy has, in fact, been part of the right-around-the-corner future for decades.

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Strange light over Havasu captures UFO investigator’s attention

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Posted: Friday, September 5, 2014 12:01

A double rainbow graced Lake Havasu City skies on July 13, but for a few locals, the spectacle of refracted light was overshadowed by a strange orb of light descending from the clouds.

A YouTube video recorded from the south end of town shows a white light descending from a pinkish cloud on the evening of July 13. The unidentified cinematographer describes the light changing colors, although these distinctions may be difficult to see in this video.

The off-camera voice also surmises where the alleged UFO landed.

“It seems to be lowering into SARA Park,” he said.

No reports of alien activity or strange aircraft have been reported at SARA Park on July 13 or the following days. But the video caught the attention of Dennis Freyermuth, chief investigator for the Phoenix Mutual UFO Network, who said he’s been investigating this purported UFO incident. He said he takes these investigations seriously and conducts them methodically, and scientifically.

“Do we have a true event?” he said. “Or an explainable event? Or a natural phenomenon? I’m coming up empty-handed.”

Freyermuth said he could not confirm any aircraft activity, helicopter or otherwise in the area on July 13. He has not confirmed any other witnesses besides those in the video, but even those witnesses were unavailable.

He said it is strange that nobody else in the city reported the lights, which leads him to believe if anybody had seen the light, they knew what it was and paid no attention to it.

“Right now I have no other supporting evidence other than this video clip and (the recorder’s) statements… I can’t come up with anything else to verify something unusual,” Freyermuth said. “Based on my observation it doesn’t look like an E.T. event.”

The investigator said the Phoenix MUFON, which covers all of Arizona, receives reports of 15 to 25 UFO sightings a month, and sometimes as many as 40 in a month.

He said 95 percent of the sightings are explainable.

“Because we have such clear skies in Arizona, people and visitors see things they’re not used to seeing,” he said. “A lot of time people see lights in the sky and they let their imagination get the best of them.”

Some sightings turn out to be hoaxes, but they are few. Freyermuth said he has come across some convincing sightings, but nothing certain.

“I have yet to find a smoking gun,” he said.

And so far, there have been no reports of little green men wandering the English Village or snorkeling in the Channel.

A message was sent to the YouTube video’s creator but the reporter received no response.





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