“We all know that UFOs are real.
All we need to ask is where do they come from.”
Captain Edgar D. Mitchell, Apollo 14 Astronaut
Over the past sixty years numerous people all over the world have testified to seeing some type of unknown objects in the sky. The deception of the coming “” to save the planet in one form or another is not only found in the movies and popular media, but in “eyewitness” accounts as well. According to an ABC News poll conducted in 2000, “nearly half of all Americans and millions more globally believe we’re not alone […] 40 million Americans say they have seen or know someone who has seen an unidentified flying object, or UFO, a growing number believe they’ve actually met aliens.” [i] Among those millions of both in America and abroad are presidents, scientists, astronauts and others people whose testimony concerning such things should be above reproach. While we might be able to dismiss easily the proverbial simple farmer, can we really outright dismiss the numerous testimonies from people of such caliber? [ii] To deny that something is going on in the skies is to stick your head in the sand.
Ronald Reagan, 40th president of the United States, said the following to newsman Norman C. Miller, then Washington bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal in relation to his 1974 encounter with an unidentified flying object:
I looked out the window and saw this white light. It was zigzagging around. I went up to the pilot and said, have you ever seen anything like that? He was shocked and he said, “Nope.” And I said to him: “Let’s follow it!” We followed it for several minutes. It was a bright white light. We followed it to Bakersfield, and all of a sudden to our utter amazement it went straight up into the heavens. When I got off the plane I told Nancy all about it.
Several years later as president, he made the following comment on December 4, 1985, speaking to the students of Fallston High School in Fallston, Maryland concerning his discussions with General Secretary Gorbachev:
I couldn’t help but say to him, just think how easy his task and mine might be in these meetings that we held if suddenly there was a threat to this world from some other species from another planet outside in the universe. We’d forget all the little local differences that we have between our countries and we would find out once and for all that we really are all human beings on this earth together. Well, I do not suppose we can wait for some alien race to come down and threaten us, (emphasis mine).
President Reagan made a very telling statement to a full session of the United Nations, September 21, 1987. He stated clearly that an alien force was already among us.
In our obsession with antagonisms of the moment, we often forget how much unites all the members of humanity. Perhaps we need some outside, universal threat to make us recognize this common bond. I occasionally think, how quickly our differences worldwide would vanish if we were facing an alien threat from outside this world. And yet, I ask is not an alien force already among us? There are only a handful of people who know the truth about this, (emphasis mine).
He also made several other comments throughout his presidency that reflect his clear admission to the United Nations in 1987. In 1988 he made the following remark: “But I’ve often wondered, what if all of us in the world discovered that we were threatened by a power from outer space, from another planet,” (emphasis mine).
Ronald Reagan was not unique among presidents. President John F Kennedy made the following statement concerning UFOs: “The US Air force assures me that UFO’s pose no threat to National Security,” (emphasis mine). In 1966 (future) President Gerald Ford recommended an official investigation of UFOs:
I strongly recommend that there be a committee investigation of the UFO phenomena. I think we owe it to the people to establish credibility regarding UFOs and to produce the greatest possible enlightenment on this subject.
While campaigning for the presidency in 1976, Jimmy Carter admitted that he too had witnessed a UFO: “I do not laugh at people any more when they say they’ve seen UFOs. I’ve seen one myself!” In 1965 Senator Barry Goldwater who was also a retired Air Force Brigadier General and pilot, made the following admission: “I certainly believe in aliens in space, and that they are indeed visiting our planet. They may not look like us, but I have very strong feelings that they have advanced beyond our mental capabilities.”
Even General Douglas MacArthur was firmly convinced of the existence of extraterrestrials. October 8, 1955 he boldly declared:
You now face a new world, a world of change. We speak in strange terms, of harnessing the cosmic energy, of ultimate conflict between a united human race and the sinister forces of some other planetary galaxy. The nations of the world will have to unite, for the next war will be an interplanetary war. The nations of the earth must someday make a common front against attack by people from other planets, (emphasis mine).
Air Marshall Roesmin Nurjadin, Commander-in-Chief of the Indonesian Air Force, wrote in a letter to Yusake J. Matsumura (5/5/1967) – “UFOs sighted in Indonesia are identical with those sighted in other countries. Sometimes they pose a problem for our air defense and once we were obliged to open fire on them” (emphasis mine).
Mikhail Gorbachev, as reported in the Soviet Youth magazine, May 4, 1990, (reported in CIA declassified FBIS) stated: “The phenomenon of UFOs does exist, and it must be treated seriously,” (emphasis mine). In 1994 Hungarian Minister of Defense György Keleti was quoted in the Népszava, Bupadest (8/18/1994 edition) in response to the question: “Are You Afraid of a UFO Invasion?” He stated:
Around Szolnok many UFO reports have been received from the Ministry of Defense, which obviously and logically means that they [UFOs] know very well where they have to land and what they have to do. It is remarkable indeed that the Hungarian newspapers, in general newspapers everywhere, reject the reports of the authorities, (emphasis mine).
Astronauts and Scientists
It seems logical that if anyone should have any information concerning the existence of UFOs, it would be pilots and those from NASA. In 1971 Captain Edgar D. Mitchell, Apollo 14 Astronaut made two insightful statements: “We all know that UFOs are real. All we need to ask is where do they come from.” His testimony is confirmed by many in his field. Colonel L. Gordon Cooper, Mercury 7 Astronaut made the following statement in a letter to the United Nations in 1978: “I believe that these extraterrestrial vehicles and their crews are visiting this planet from other planets which obviously are a little more […] advanced than we are.”
Mercury Astronaut Captain Donald Slayton disclosed in an interview in 1951 his experience:
I was testing a P-51 fighter in Minneapolis when I spotted this object. I was at about 10,000 feet on a nice, bright, sunny afternoon. I thought the object was a kite, then I realized that no kite is gonna fly that high.” As I got closer it looked like a weather balloon, gray and about three feet in diameter. But as soon as I got behind the darn thing it didn’t look like a balloon anymore. It looked like a saucer, a disk. About the same time, I realized that it was suddenly going away from me — and there I was, running at about 300 miles per hour. I tracked it for a little way, and then all of a sudden the thing just took off. It pulled about a 45 degree climbing turn and accelerated and just flat disappeared, (emphasis mine).
Maurice Chatelain, former chief of NASA Communications Systems put it this way:
All Apollo and Gemini flights were followed, both at a distance and sometimes also quite closely, by space vehicles of extraterrestrial origin – flying saucers, or UFOs, if you want to call them by that name. Every time it occurred, the astronauts informed Mission Control, who then ordered absolute silence.
Professor Michio Kaku, Author of Theoretical Physics at University of New York, candidly stated in an ABC News Quote:
In my mind, there is no question that they’re out there. My career is well established. My textbooks are required reading in all the major capitals on planet earth. If you want to become a physicist to learn about the unified field theory, you read my books. Therefore, I’m in a position to say: Yes, most likely they’re out there, perhaps even visited, perhaps on our moon.
Can there be any question that something is happening in the heavens? Could this be what Jesus was referring to when he said in Luke 21:11 “there will be fearful sights and great signs from heaven”? We have seen numerous testimonies from extremely credible witnesses. The fact that beings whom we have identified as demons are manifesting in the sky is undeniable. The question remains, what is their intent?
[i] http://abcnews.go.com/Primetime/story?id=8330290 Aug. 17, 2009.