Honolulu Exopolitics Examiner: UFO files to be released under Obama Open Government Memoranda

On his first full day as President, Barack Obama issued two Executive Orders and three Presidential Memorandum that will start an era of transparent and Open Government. The White House Office of the Press Secretary released a statement outlining the sweeping changes to be implemented by the Obama administration. In his Presidential Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government, and the Presidential Memorandum on the Freedom of Information Act, President Obama instructed

... all members of his administration to operate under principles of openness, transparency and of engaging citizens with their government. To implement these principles and make them concrete, the Memorandum on Transparency instructs three senior officials to produce an Open Government Directive within 120 days directing specific actions to implement the principles in the Memorandum. And the Memorandum on FOIA instructs the Attorney General to in that same time period issue new guidelines to the government implementing those same principles of openness and transparency in the FOIA context.

President Obama emphasized that his Administration “is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government.” He furthermore said in a press conference announcing his Memoranda:

For a long time now, there's been too much secrecy in this city. The old rules said that if there was a defensible argument for not disclosing something to the American people, then it should not be disclosed. That era is now over. Starting today, every agency and department should know that this administration stands on the side not of those who seek to withhold information but those who seek to make it known.

Obama’s bold initiative for Open Government reflects the influence of the Co-Chair of his Presidential transition team, John Podesta. Podesta has long been an outspoken advocate of Open Government. On September 16, 2008, he gave a speech before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution titled “Too Much Secrecy Puts Our Nation at Risk.”

Along with Leon Panetta, the new Director of the CIA, Podesta helped craft the Clinton Administration’s efforts to implement greater government openness through the passage of Executive Order 12958. Passed on April 17 1995, EO 12958 made it easier to declassify national security information that had been unnecessarily classified for decades. The Bush administration later neutralized key sections of EO 12958 thereby making it harder to declassify documents.

Less well known is that in October 22, 2002, Podesta petitioned for the release of UFO files that had been unnecessarily classified. He said: "I think it's time to open the books on questions that have remained in the dark on the question of government investigations of UFOs.”

John Podesta speaks about releasing UFO files at National Press Club

President Obama has decided to act quickly and decisively in instructing all adminstration officials to take action to implement principles of Open Government and Transparency. In the case of classified X-Files dealing with evidence of UFOs and extraterrestrial life, Obama’s Memoranda will make it easier for the release of such files in cases where national security is not compromised. The consequences of the release of X-Files of different government agencies and military departments will be momentous if they confirm that extraterrestrial life is visiting Earth.

Source: Honolulu Exopolitics Examiner: UFO files to be released under Obama Open Government Memoranda

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Anonymous said...

A 'disclosure-show' performed by a president is wishful thinking of exo-ufoistic crazies, who consumed an overdose of SciFi-movies. Hard fact is, there is not one single bit of tangible proof available to the public, extraterrestrial visitation took ever place on earth or elsewhere in our solar system. SETI expect a first signal within 20-25 years - if Drake's equation is correct.

Claudia said...

I appreciate your opinion, but please make sure you do your research. There are thousands of "tangible proof" available, this blog is just a humble attempt to bring a tiny bit of it out to people. In fact, the reason why I started it is because I used to think like yourself until I began to find information myself.

Thanks for your comment.


Anonymous said...

We waiting...

Anonymous said...

In response to the 1st comment on no tangible proof to the public, please look beyond your own walls before making such obsurd statements. I'm an ordinary citizen of the USA and about 20 years ago I probably would have said something similar. However, in the past 15-20 years I have taken up exopolitics as a fulltime hobby and have spent countless hours, days, months, and even years investigating the "facts." I can now say beyond the shadow of a doubt, that there is in "fact" 100% undeniable proof, that our planet is in fact entering a new era of contact. Our government and many others have known for many years now, that we have been and are currently in contact with far more than just one ET species. I'm not a "nut" or "crazy" person as you might say. For those of you who think the idea of disclosure is "crazy," you will all be very surprised when the truth spills out onto the floor of the oval office very soon. I just hope Obama doesn't leave it up to NASA and there discovery of microbes on the moons surface, but in fact mentions what we've known for a very long time now, giving details to the world regarding the "truth." Your people who claim that this is just science fiction really blow my mind. I suppose the human race is science fiction to? So if ET's and little green men are not possible, then how the heck are we possible? "The truth is out there."

Claudia said...

Thank you for all comments, especially the last. This blog is a humble attempt to bring the truth out, which is what we, skeptical or not, want to expose here.

Anonymous said...

.....the human race is still asleep. To slow to except in what’s going on, always joking about it, or wanting to disbelieve it. Unbelievable in what our race thinks about all this...unbelievable!

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