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Wednesday, April 24, 2024

PHANTOMS & MONSTERS NEWS: AATIP Claims & Discrepancies - UFO Cover-Up or Political Rhetoric? - FULL MOON 'MADNESS' Is Real!

AATIP Claims & Discrepancies

Since October 2017, The Black Vault has hunted documentation on what was first described as a “sensitive aerospace threat identification program” that investigated “unidentified aerial technologies”. Later in December 2017, this program was identified as the “Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program” or “AATIP” by the NY Times, and described as the “Pentagon’s Mysterious U.F.O. Program”. But controversy quickly followed when the Department of Defense (DoD), throughout 2018 and 2019, changed their story multiple times on whether or not AATIP had studied UFOs, and whether Luis Elizondo, the man who claimed to have run it, actually did.

Frustrated by the Pentagon’s stance about his job duties, Elizondo sent an email on June 5, 2019, to the Public Affairs office of the DoD with the hopes they would alter their statements. Proof of this correspondence was released in FOIA case 21-F-0938, and published in The Black Vault in March 2022.

Although the recipient is redacted for privacy reasons, it was likely Christopher Sherwood, a spokesperson who at that time, released statements about Elizondo and AATIP. Read more at AATIP and the Pentagon: The Struggle Over UFO Program Records


UFO Cover-Up or Political Rhetoric?

Following a classified briefing on unidentified anomalous phenomena (UAPs), more commonly known as UFOs, Rep. Tim Burchett (R-Tenn.) suggested Wednesday that the U.S. government may be intentionally concealing information on these objects from the American public.

“I think there’s a cover-up,” Burchett told Blake Burman on NewsNation’s “The Hill.”

“There are tens of millions of dollars that we’ve spent investigating these things. We’ve had departments tell us that they have recovery units, but they won’t release full reports. Everything’s covered up,” Burchett added.

This is not the first time Burchett has accused the Pentagon of withholding information from Congress that would prove the existence of extraterrestrial life.

After a series of explosive hearings last summer in which several whistleblowers alleged the government was hiding intel on an ultra-high-tech craft of foreign or even extraterrestrial origin, Burchett requested the inspector general of the intelligence community investigate these claims. Read more at Rep. Tim Burchett on UFOs: ‘Yeah, I think there’s a cover-up’



Can hospitals see a bad moon a-risin’?

It’s long been a superstition within the medical community that nights of a full moon bring an unwelcome and unpredictable surge in emergency room chaos in hospitals across the country.

“Everybody talks about it,” Dr. John Becher of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and formerly AtlantiCare in Atlantic City, New Jersey, told The Post ahead of Tuesday’s full moon.

“Sometimes [hospital workers] come in at 7 p.m. and say, ‘Better brace up, you know it’s full moon,’ in expectation, it’s going to happen. And sure enough, it does.”

During his many years in AC, Becher specifically saw patient volumes increase and noticed people with chronic problems tend to come in “out of the blue” on full moon nights. Read more at Doctors weigh in on full moon superstition in hospitals: ‘Everybody talks about the bewitching hour’


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Have you ever met someone who looked just like you? Perhaps you’ve walked up to a person you thought you knew only to find they were a stranger. If so, you may have met a real-life doppelgänger.

What is a doppelgänger? The word comes from German meaning “double goer.” Today, it’s often used to describe two strangers who look so much alike they could be twins. Seeing a doppelgänger can be startling. That’s true whether it’s a person who looks just like you or someone who could be your friend’s twin. It’s no wonder, then, that doppelgängers are also common in frightening stories.

Many times, a doppelgänger is the double of another character. They are like the character in many ways, most often in looks. However, the things that make them different are more important. The doppelgänger often differs from the main character in the values they hold. This results in them making choices that lead them down a different path. For example, “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson. In this story, both characters share the same body. However, they are opposites, with Dr. Jekyll representing good and Mr. Hyde evil.

There is also a historical attribute to this phenomenon. President Abraham Lincoln supposedly saw his doppelgänger when he saw two faces in the mirror on the night of his first election in 1860. The second face was pale and sickly, which his wife, Mary, interpreted as a sign of death or sickness during his second term. Only a few months after his second election, Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

So, what do you think a doppelgänger represents? Listen to these accounts and form your opinion.


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