A classic documentary about America’s UFO culture – – Area 51 paranoia of the 1990s

Courtesy of UFOTV – The Disclosure Network

Featuring Bob Lazar LIVE

Take a journey with us to go where few have ever gone before!

To know the truth that we are not alone in the universe and that there is an extraterrestrial presence engaging the planet Earth.

Meet the people who live in and around the small community of Rachel, Nevada, USA, the only human outpost, next to the US government’s most highly secret military test facility most commonly referred to as Area 51 and S4 (Sector-4), where it is believed that the US Government continues to test alien UFO technology.

See what it’s like to live next to Area 51 and hear from the locals about Area 51 and what it’s like to live at the end of the Alien Highway, a place where the night sky always continues to hold a UFO and Alien/ET mystery.

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Are aliens in UFOs paraphysical extradimensional entities?

Are aliens in UFOs paraphysical extradimensional entities?  – – by Norio Hayakawa, October 14, 2018:

Personally I believe this to be the case, even though it seems impossible to prove this by science as we understand it.

Therefore this is simply in the realm of personal belief.

I happen to believe in the existence of what I describe as paraphysical extradimensional sentient entities who are capable of temporarily materializing and dematerializing at will to a pre-selected observer or a group of observers  (i.e, the “experiencers”)  for reasons yet unknown, simply presenting to them as a physical extraterrestrial phenomenon and visitation.

Some people describe them as “interdimensional”, i.e., denoting their ability to interact between their dimension and ours.   I like to use the term “extradimensional”, i.e., simply denoting their origin as from outside our physical dimension.

Some researchers point out that these entities with their “UFOs” seem to be able to affect our physical parameters (such as radar, etc.).

However, I personally believe that their intrusion into our physical realm is limited to a very brief period of time  (such as a few seconds or a few minutes at a time).

In other words, I am talking about their inability to survive in our physical dimension, except for a very brief period of time.

What are their intentions?

Are some of them benevolent by nature?

Are some of them malevolent?

I have proposed all of the above because, as much as we like to believe, the UFO phenomenon does not seem to represent any conclusive evidence whatsoever of actual physical ET visitations.

So far, there is not a single, physical, tangible, solid as well as credible documentary evidence whatsoever that we have ever been visited by physical extraterrestrial biological entities in any physical extraterrestrial spacecraft of any kind.

The big question is “Are we the only sentient, intelligent physical biological entities in this entire universe?”

Unfortunately, we just do not know yet – – and this is the best answer we can give for right now.

The bottom line is that, so far, we have not come up with any concrete evidence whatsoever that there are intelligent, sentient, physical extraterrestrial biological entities commonly known as “Aliens” anywhere.

But is “life” limited to just physical, sentient, intelligent biological existence in this humongous universe?

Maybe there could be countless number of sentient, paraphysical entities of extradimensional origin in this huge cosmos – – that could include both the benevolent and the malevolent kinds.

P.S.

Now, let’s talk about the UFO phenomenon itself  in general.

As I stated earlier,  the UFO phenomenon seems to be real.   There is no question about it.

By the way, the phenomenon itself is not new.

It has existed since time immemorial.

There are historical records of people seeing strange objects in the skies, throughout history, such as “flying shields”:

The depiction of the objects seen seems to correspond to the cultural as well as technological understanding of the people of each era.   In modern times, the objects seen seem to be more aerodynamic in form.

In the late 1700s and early 1800s, people reported seen strange objects that appeared to be huge, rather crude-looking airships:

Later on, actual airships and other dirigibles were built by the U.S.

In the early 1980s when the U.S. was testing prototypes of stealth aircraft, there were many reports of humongous flying triangular craft over the East coast, which had nothing to do with prototypes being tested by the U.S. Air Force:

Reported humongous triangular craft  (sometimes reported to be 3 or 4 times the size of a football field)  hovered absolutely silently in the night skies:

No, they did not belong to the U.S. Air Force.

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If extraterrestrials are out there, why haven’t we found them?

by Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer, SETI – – June 18, 2018

https://www.seti.org/if-extraterrestrials-are-out-there-why-havent-we-found-them

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Where is everybody?

For those who want to understand why we haven’t found any space aliens, the Fermi Paradox is as popular as cheeseburgers.  First proposed by physicist Enrico Fermi in 1950, this perennial head-scratcher rests on the idea that it would take only a few tens of millions of years for an advanced civilization to colonize the Milky Way — leaving their mark on every last star system in the galaxy.

So why hasn’t some ambitious race of aliens done that?  After all, the Milky Way is three times older than Earth, so they’ve had plenty of opportunity to finish the project.  We should see outposts of someone’s galactic empire in every direction.  Why don’t we?

As Fermi put it, “Where is everybody?

A Russian physicist named A.A. Berezin recently addressed this cosmic conundrum in a short paper.  He thinks he knows why we haven’t espied aliens.  Mind you, he’s not the first.  The Fermi Paradox has prompted dozens if not hundreds of explanations.  One possibility is that colonizing the galaxy is simply too costly.  Or maybe alien societies are out there, but we lack the instruments to find them.  Others favor the idea that extraterrestrials find Homo sapiens inconsequential and juvenile — so they keep a low profile and avoid us.

Berezin suggests something else.  He presumes that at some point in the 13.8 billion years since the Big Bang, an extraterrestrial civilization managed to develop the capability to travel between the stars.  Soon thereafter, they embarked on a project to spread out.  But as they — or their robot underlings — took over the galaxy, they eradicated everyone else.  Some of this might have been inadvertent, in the same way that construction crews mindlessly obliterate ants.

Does this sound like a variation on Douglas Adams’ “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” in which Earth is unintentionally destroyed to make way for a hyperspace bypass?  Well, it’s the same basic idea.  But unlike Adams’ story, Berezin’s doesn’t make much sense.  To begin with, it’s unclear how this suggestion really differs from the original paradox.  If some ancient society of Galactans took over our galaxy (and maybe all the nearby galaxies too — there’s been time enough), why don’t we see evidence of that?

By 200 A.D., the Roman Empire had infested nearly all the lands edging the Mediterranean.  If you were living within the empire, you’d definitely know it — you could find fluted architecture just about everywhere.  So if the Galactans have been all over the place, why don’t we notice?  In addition, these hypothesized alien colonists couldn’t just sweep through the Milky Way once and leave it at that.  A new species — such as Homo sapiens — might arise at any time, offering a new challenge to imperial dominance and forcing the Galactans to clean house again.

Keeping control of the galaxy would be an endless project, and one that couldn’t be managed from some central “headquarters.”  Even at the speed of light, it takes tens of thousands of years to get from one random spot in the Milky Way to another.  Compare that to the response time for Rome — the time between learning that there was trouble afoot and getting their armies in place to confront it.  That was typically weeks, not tens of thousands of years.

Ask yourself: Would the Roman Empire have existed if the legions took centuries or more to trudge to Germania every time the troublesome Alemanni crossed the Rhine?  Germania would cease being Roman before you could say “barbarian.”

It seems clear that Galactans would have to adopt the Roman strategy: Station some defensive infrastructure throughout the Milky Way so it’s possible to deal with problems quickly.  Sounds easy, but it would present a difficult logistical problem.  How do you adequately maintain and update such a massive network when travel times are measured in millennia?

Berezin’s idea of how to resolve the puzzle presented by the Fermi Paradox seems neither more convincing nor more plausible than many of the others.  It replaces one paradox with another by arguing that the galaxy is, indeed, inhabited everywhere by a pervasive culture that presumably sprang up billions of years ago but somehow manages to evade all our detection efforts.

The paradox continues to fuel many lunchtime conversations, which at least is a nice diversion from gossip or politics.  But if we someday find a signal from space, Fermi’s question will become nothing more than an historical curiosity — a bit of misplaced musing that confounded Homo sapiens for a few decades.

Meanwhile the aliens — and who could doubt they exist? — keep their own company.

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My best shots of beautiful New Mexico, U.S.A., using my cellphone camera (iPhone 6)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT  – distant view of partially snow-covered mountains of Santa Fe in the distance, as seen from the bosque in Rio Rancho- – taken on March 28, 2019, 3 pm.)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – I never get tired of looking at the Sandia Mountains, especially from my favorite spot in Rio Rancho, the Bosque Preserve – – taken on March 22, 2019, 6:45 pm)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – (Photo #2) – – My favorite spot in the city of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, USA – – The Bosque Preserve, with the Sandia Mountains in the background, just east of Hwy 528 near Riverside Dr. – – taken on March 16, 2019, 6:45 pm. Across from the Rio Grande is the property of the Sandia Indian Reservation.)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – I love New Mexico, USA, even when it’s somewhat a cloudy day like today – – from my favorite spot in Rio Rancho, looking at the Sandia Mountains and the village of Corrales – – March 12, 2019, 2:30 pm.)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – I never get tired of looking at the majestic Sandia Mountains – – taken on January 14, 2019 at 5 p.m. in Rio Rancho, with the Village of Corrales in the background – – taken with my iPhone 6 camera.   All the photos below were taken with my iPhone 6 camera)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – THIS IS THE REASON WHY I LOVE NEW MEXICO, USA – – from Rio Rancho, January 2, 2019, with the Sandia Mountains in the background, temperature 23 degrees F, -5 degrees C)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – the Sandia Mountains and the lights of Bernalillo, New Mexico, as seen from The Prairie Star, just north of Hwy 550, 5:20 pm, December 16, 2018.  A comfortable 48 degrees F  –  9 degrees C) 

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – I can’t help looking at the majestic Sandia Mountains at least once a day – – taken from the east edge of Rio Rancho, looking over the west portion of the village of Corrales, Nov. 19, 2018, 4 pm – – Corrales has a population of 10,000 – Rio Rancho 100,000 and Albuquerque to the right (not visible in this photo, has a population of 600,000. The entire population of spacious New Mexico is only about 2 million people, and it hasn’t changed much for quite some time)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Sandia Mountains in the distance as seen from the Rio Grande – – November 14, 2018, 4 p.m. – – taken from Riverview Park in Albuquerque’s west side, temperature 44 degrees F, 7 degrees C.   The bluish color of Rio Grande was simply a reflection of the blue sky above….Rio Grande was as muddy color as ever.

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Albuquerque’s downtown area, as seen from right next to the Rio Grande – – November 14, 2018, 4 p.m., from Riverview Park on the west side – – temperature 44 degrees F   (7 degrees C)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Morning shot of the Manzano Mountains in the distance – – November 7, 2018, 10 a.m., from Albuquerque’s Central Avenue and the Rio Grande bridge).

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Early evening shot of the volcanoes in the distance – – November 5, 2018, taken from Albuquerque’s Central Avenue and the Rio Grande bridge)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – my favorite Cabezon Peak in the distance to the right – – November 1, 2018, 1:30 p.m., taken from Hwy 550 between San Ysidro and Cuba)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Sandia Mountains covered with clouds again – – October 30, 2018, 6:30 pm, from Unser and Paseo del Norte in Albuquerque’s west side, as folks rush to their homes after work)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – clouds over the Sandia Mountains and the lights of Albuquerque in the distance – – October 30, 2018, 6:30 pm, taken from near Unser and Paseo del Norte on the west side.)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Just outside of Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico, USA – – Absolutely beautiful weather, temperature 68 F (20 C) – – October 19, 2018, 3 p.m.)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Ominous clouds continue to cover Sandia Mountaintop – – October 17, 2018, 4:30 p.m., taken from the eastern edge of Rio Rancho, overlooking the western portion of the Village of Corrales,  population 10,000 – – temperature 55 F (12 C)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – –  Sandia Mountaintop still covered with ominous clouds – – October 17, 2018, 3 p.m., taken from Corrales, New Mexico, USA )

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – A ray of light from the cloud, together with balloons on this dreary morning in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, USA – – October 11, 2018, 7 a.m.)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Sandia sunset, New Mexico, USA, as seen from the eastern edge of Rio Rancho, October 10, 2018, 7 p.m., temperature 17 degrees C (63 degrees F) 

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – An ancient warrior watching over the Manzano Mountains and Albuquerque in the distance – – October 10, 2018, 2 p.m. from Boca Negra petroglyph site of Albuquerque’s west side, New Mexico, USA.)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Signs of autumn here in Albuquerque, New Mexico, taken on October 8, 2018, 1:15 p.m. at the Sandia Crest, temperature 1 degree C  (34 degrees F), cold and foggy)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Signs of autumn here in Albuquerque, New Mexico – – taken at the Sandia Crest, October 8, 2018, 1 p.m., temperature 1 degree C  (34 degrees F), cold and foggy)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – This is why I love Rio Rancho, New Mexico, U.S.A. – -Sandia Mountains at sunset, taken from Rio Rancho, October 4, 2018, 6:45 p.m.)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Sandia Mountains and the lights of Albuquerque in the distance, taken fro Rio Rancho, September 24, 2018, 7:20 p.m.)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Lights of Albuquerque in the distance, taken from Rio Rancho, September 24, 2018, 7:15 p.m.)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – My first use of a cellphone camera (iPhone 6 camera) – – taken on September 23, 2018, 7:30 p.m., from the eastern edge of Rio Rancho, looking at the Sandia Mountains and Albuquerque in the distance.)

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Who was William Cooper? – – the Granddaddy of American Conspiracy Theorists

by Mark Jacobson – THE ROLLING STONE Magazine, August 22, 2018:

https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-features/william-cooper-conspiracy-theory-711469/

Decades before QAnon, false flags, “crisis actors” and Alex Jones, there was Milton William Cooper.  An exclusive excerpt from ‘Pale Horse Rider’ by Mark Jacobson

By MARK JACOBSON:   

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Even a broken clock is right twice a day; that’s what they say about people who are supposed to be crackpots. It’s the idea that there is a moment in time when even the most outlandish contention, the most eccentric point of view, the most unlikely person, somehow lines up with shifting reality to produce, however fleetingly, what many perceive to be the truth.

But to accept the notion of the “broken clock” is to embrace the established, rationalist parameters of time, 24 hours a day, day after day, years arranged in ascending numerical order, decade after decade, eon upon eon, a forever forward march to an undetermined future, world without end, amen.

For some people, people like the late Milton William (Bill) Cooper, collector of clocks, time did not work that way.  American shortwave talk‐show host, author, and lecturer during the millennial period of the late 1980s onward to the advent of the current century, Bill Cooper chose not to adhere to the mandated linear passage of existence.  For Cooper, the entire span of time — the beginning, the middle, and the end — was all equally important, but there could be no doubt where the clock had stopped.  A minute to midnight, that was Bill Cooper’s time.

This wasn’t because Cooper, a voracious reader and self‐schooled savant, was anti‐science or anti‐intellectual. He believed in evolution and, like his philosophical hero Aristotle, Cooper treasured the supremacy of knowledge and its acquisition.  He had a massive collection of jazz records.  But somewhere along the way, dating at least back to his service as river-boat captain in a hot zone during the Vietnam War, Cooper came to believe that something wasn’t right.  What he’d always accepted as truth, what he was willing to give his life to protect, wasn’t true at all.  It was part of a vast web of lies that stretched back through the centuries, contrived to rob the common man of his unalienable right to know the reality of his place on the planet.  It was a deep-seated conviction that became an obsession — and a potent bridge to the current environment, where no one seems to believe anything they’re told, where long-respected bastions of truth are thought to be so corrupt as to be what Donald Trump calls “the enemy of the people.”  The idea of “fake news,” along with personages like Alex Jones and QAnon  (notably influenced by Cooper)  are not unprecedented in American life.   But none of them would have manifested as they have without Bill Cooper as an immediate predecessor.

Cooper sought to dramatize the compounding urgency of the moment on The HOUR OF THE TIME, the radio program he broadcast from 1992 until November 2001, his resonant, sometimes folksy, sometimes fulminating voice filling the airwaves via satellite hookups and shortwave frequencies.  Nearly every episode of The HOUR OF THE TIME began the same way, with the show’s singular opening, one of the most arresting sign‐ons in radio history. It starts with a blaring air‐raid siren, a blast in the night.  This is followed by a loud, distorted electronic voice: “Lights out!” comes the command, as if issued from a penitentiary guard tower. “Lights out for The HOUR OF THE TIME!…..Lights out for the curfew of your body, soul, and mind.”  Dogs bark, people shriek, the bleat of the still half‐sleeping multitudes.  There is the sound of tramping jackbooted feet, growing louder, closing before enslavement, one last chance.  Some citizens will rise, if only from not-quite‐yet‐atrophied muscle memory.  They will shake themselves awake as their forebears once did at Lexington and Concord, heeding Paul Revere’s immortal call.  They will defend their homes, families, and the last shreds of the tattered Constitution, the most close‐to‐perfect political document ever produced.

The vast majority, however, won’t even get out of bed.  Some will cower under the covers, but most will simply roll over and go back to sleep.  They slept through life, so why not sleep through death?

This is how it will be at a minute to midnight, according to Bill Cooper. At the End of Time, a broken clock is always right.

Reputed instances of Cooper’s prescience are legion.  An early roundup of these forecasts can be found in the August 15th, 1990, edition of the newsletter of the Citizens Agency for Joint Intelligence (CAJI), an organization Cooper created, billing it as “the largest private intelligence‐gathering agency in the world.” Published on a dot-matrix printer, carrying the tagline “Information, not money, will be the power of the nineties,” Cooper ran an article entitled “Every Prediction Has Come True.”  He listed 16 of his most recent prognostications that had come to pass “or will soon be fulfilled.”

These included the disclosure that “the CIA and the military are bringing drugs into the United States to finance their black projects.”  Cooper also predicted that “the rape of the Savings and Loans by the CIA is only the tip of the iceberg.  At least 600 banks will go under in the next two years.”  The current monetary structure, Cooper said, “will be replaced by a cashless system that will allow the government to monitor our every action by computer.  If you attempt to stay out of the system you will not be allowed to buy, sell, work, get medical care, or anything else we all take for granted.”

Cooper continued to make predictions in his watershed book, BEHOLD A PALE HORSE.  Published in 1991 by Light Technology, a small New Age–oriented house then located in Sedona, Arizona, BEHOLD A PALE HORSE is something of a publishing miracle.  With an initial press run of 3,500 (500 hardcover, 3,000 paperback), by the end of 2017, the book was closing in on 300,000 copies sold.

“BEHOLD A PALE HORSE is the biggest‐selling underground book of all time,” Cooper often told his audience.  Yet sales figures represent only a fraction of the book’s true reach.  For one thing, as its author often bragged, BEHOLD A PALE HORSE routinely topped lists of the most‐shoplifted books in the country.  To this day, Barnes & Noble stores keep BAPH, as it is sometimes called, behind the cashier’s counter to reduce pilferage.  This was because, as one clerk at the Barnes & Noble near my house in Brooklyn told me, “that book has a habit of walking out all by itself.”

There is also the captive audience.  Since its release, BEHOLD A PALE HORSE has been among the most popular “prison books” (in that prisoners read them), a distinction it shares with Robert Greene’s The 48 Laws of Power.  During the crack epidemic of the 1990s, it was not unusual for a single copy of BEHOLD A PALE HORSE to go through enough hands in the cellblocks of places such as Attica to break the book’s spine.

Some of Cooper’s best‐known predictions appear in BEHOLD A PALE HORSE, which runs a densely typed 500 pages.  Eight years before the Trench Coat Mafia murders at Columbine High School, Cooper wrote: “The sharp increase of prescriptions of psychoactive drugs like Prozac and Ritalin to younger and younger children will inevitably lead to a rash of horrific school shootings.”  These incidents, he said, “will be used by elements of the federal government as an excuse to infringe upon the citizenry’s Second Amendment rights.”

For many, including those who would later claim that the seemingly endless series of school shootings were part of a plot by gun‐control advocates to take away America’s weapons, Cooper’s words took on the air of prophesy.

But Bill Cooper never claimed to be a prophet.  He never imagined himself in the line of Ezekiel, Jeremiah, and Daniel, the ancient Hebrew seers carried off by King Nebuchadnezzar II to a 70‐year captivity in Babylon.  Neither did Cooper compare himself to John, an exile on the island of Patmos, author of the Book of Revelation, which is where the title BEHOLD A PALE HORSE comes from.  The phrase appears in chapter 6, verse 8, in which John is witness to the opening of the Seven Seals, the preview of God’s secret plan to once again destroy the world prior to its rebirth as the Kingdom of Jesus Christ.

When the Fourth Seal was revealed, John wrote, “And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him.”

“I am no Prophet, I am no Nostradamus, I have no crystal ball,” Cooper proclaimed.  He was “just an ordinary guy.” There was nothing supernatural about his predictions.  Anyone could do it.  It was all in the methodology, summed up in what he called his “standard admonition,” the one rule every prospective Hour of the Time listener had to obey, “no matter what.”

“You must not believe anything you hear on this show,” Cooper declared.  Nor was the listener to believe anything they heard from any other shortwave host, “or Larry King Live, Dan Rather, George Bush, Bill Clinton, or anyone else in this entire world, whether you hear it on radio, on television, or from the lips of someone standing right in front of you.

Listen to everyone, read everything, believe nothing until you, yourself, can prove it with your own research,” Cooper told the audience. “Only free‐thinking, intelligent people who are prepared to root through all the crap and get at the truth should be listening to this show.  Everyone else should just turn off their radio. We don’t even want you to listen.

“Listen to everyone.  Read everything, believe nothing . . . until you can prove to yourself whether it is true or false or lies between the many shades of gray. If you don’t do this, if you cannot do this, or are just plain too lazy to do this, then I can assure you that you will march into the New World Order as a docile slave.”

Then Cooper made the sound of a sheep. “Baaa! Baaa! Baaaing all the way.”

Cooper’s most famous prediction was made during the June 28th, 2001, broadcast of The HOUR OF THE TIME.  A little past his 58th birthday and drinking heavily, Cooper was doing his program from a studio he’d built in the den of his house at 96 North Clearview Circle, atop a hill in the small White Mountains town of Eagar, Arizona, 15 miles from the New Mexico line.

“Can you believe what you have been seeing on CNN today, ladies and gentlemen?” Cooper asked the Hour of the Time audience that evening.

“Supposedly, a CNN reporter found Osama bin Laden, took a television camera crew with him, and interviewed him and his top leadership, lieutenants, and his colonels, and generals…in their hideout!

“Now don’t you think that’s kind of strange, folks?”  Cooper asked with his signature chuckle.  “Because the largest intelligence apparatus in the world, with the biggest budget in the history of world, has been looking for Osama bin Laden for years, and years, and years, and can’t find him!

“But some doofus jerk‐off reporter with his little camera crew waltzes right into his secret hideout and interviews him!”

This meant one of two things, Cooper told the audience.  Either “everyone in the intelligence community and all the intelligence agencies of the United States government are blithering idiots and incompetent fools, or they’re lying to us.”

The fact was, Cooper told the audience, no one in the U.S. intelligence services was really looking for Osama bin Laden.  They knew where he was.  They had since the beginning of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.  Bin Laden, along with his entire family, was a wholly owned subsidiary of the Central Intelligence Agency.

“They created him.  They’re the ones funding him.  They supported him to make their new utopian worlds…and he has served them well.”  There were rumors floating around the mass media that bin Laden was planning attacks on the United States and Israel, but this was just subterfuge, Cooper said.  “If Osama bin Laden is an enemy of Israel, don’t you think the Mossad would have taken care of that a long time ago?” Cooper asked.

Something else was in the wind.  There was no other reason for the government to allow the CNN report but to further stamp bin Laden’s bearded, pointy face upon the collective American mind‐set. Bogeyman of the moment, the Saudi prince was being readied for his close‐up.

“I’m telling you to be prepared for a major attack!” Cooper declared.  The target would be a large American city.

“Something terrible is going to happen in this country.  And whatever is going to happen they’re going to blame on Osama bin Laden.  Don’t you even believe it.”

Two and a half months later, on September 11th, 2001, after two commercial airliners flew into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in a cataclysm that killed 2,996 people, including 343 New York City Fire Department personnel, Cooper’s prediction came to pass.

By the time Cooper got on the air that morning, the towers had already fallen.  Several hours passed before the name Osama bin Laden surfaced on the BBC feed Cooper was monitoring.  The British station, which Cooper regarded as marginally more reliable than the American networks, was doing an interview with the former Israeli Prime Minister General Ehud Barak and Richard Perle, chairman of George W. Bush’s Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee.

Widely known as the Prince of Darkness, in part for his Reagan‐era support of Edward Teller’s $100 billion Strategic Defense Initiative, known as Star Wars, Perle said the attacks on New York and Washington were “clearly an act of war.”

“All our Western civilization is under attack,” Barak put in.  The interviewer asked Perle if he thought the United States would be justified in firing cruise missiles at Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. Perle, who along with fellow neocons Dick Cheney, Paul Wolfowitz, and Donald Rumsfeld would soon push hard for the reinvasion of Iraq, answered in the affirmative.

The Afghani authorities had “allowed Osama bin Laden to operate in their territory,” Perle said.  That alone was reason enough for a military strike.  Bin Laden was involved, no doubt about it. Yes, Barak agreed, there was “every reason to believe” bin Laden was behind the attack.

It was then Cooper interrupted the transmission, shouting, “How do they know who did it?

“If the United States government had no warning like they say, if they didn’t know who was going to mount these attacks, and there are no survivors from the people in these planes, how do they know Osama bin Laden is behind it?”

So, yet again, Cooper was right.  Events were transpiring exactly as his research had indicated. Osama bin Laden, the Saudi mama’s‐boy prince, was about to be officially blamed for the most spectacular foreign attack on America since Pearl Harbor.

Not that Cooper was gloating about his latest successful prediction.  What had happened in New York City — thousands dead, their bodies crushed beneath tons of twisted rubble, a toxic cloud rising over the metropolis — was just the beginning of a new torrent of death.  On the radio feed, Perle and Barak were discussing logistics; Afghanistan would be a target, possibly, Iraq as well.

“How can they determine that they should bomb Afghanistan?” Cooper shouted with alarm.  “Who are we going to be bombing?  The terrorists, or the innocent people of Kabul?”

Cooper made another prediction.  “Folks, I can assure you that 72 hours from now we will be at war.  We will be bombing two or maybe three countries….Because that’s how it works. When governments are attacked, they lash out.  Thousands of people who had nothing whatsoever to do with what is happening at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon are going to die.

Nothing will be the same after today,” Cooper said grimly.

“Get ready for it, folks, because that’s what you’re going to be hearing in the next weeks and months on radio and television: Nothing will be the same after today….Because I’ll tell you, ladies and gentlemen, that’s what the people who really did this want you to think, that nothing, nothing, will be the same after today.

“And you know what?  They’re right.  They’re telling the truth about that.  Within weeks the Congress will pass draconian legislation aimed at restricting the rights of American citizens.  You’re going to have surveillance cameras on every street corner.  You think your phones are being tapped now, just wait.

“No one is going to gain from this except a very small group of people.  Everyone else will lose. No one will lose more than the American people.”  This would be the most grievous casualty of the 9/11 attacks, Cooper told the audience, the nation itself, the America that could have been.

Freedom, the most elusive of qualities, best distilled in the inspired documents of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, had been dealt a fatal blow: “From now on, freedom will be whatever the law allows you to do.”

That wasn’t going to stop him, Cooper told listeners.  He’d stay behind his microphone up in his hilltop studio. He’d keep sending out The Hour of the Time, speaking truth to the ultimate power, if it was the last thing he did.

It was soon after that Cooper’s final prediction came true.

“They’re going to kill me, ladies and gentlemen,” he told the audience.  “They’re going to come up here in the middle of the night, and shoot me dead, right on my doorstep.”

And, around midnight on November 5th, 2001, less than two months after the 9/11 attacks, that’s exactly what happened.

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