Carol Rosin has reminded us, for decades now, about the series of bogeymen that our offensive “defense” military industrial corporatist government would use to scare us into compliance while pouring our collective sweat and treasure into more and more lethal, wasteful, stupid, destructive and profitable technological toys that “stimulate the economy” (joke joke): first commies, then terrorists, then asteroids, then aliens.
That was the prediction given her by German rocket scientist Werner Von Braun, her boss and mentor during her years as the first female corporate manager at Fairchild Industries, an aerospace company.
BTW: full disclosure: Carol Rosin is a friend of mine. I published her extraordinary story in Crone Chronicles, the magazine I ran back in the ’90s. Back then, though I trusted her, I had trouble believing what she was telling me. How could anyone be so deceptive and vile, I wondered then, still innocent. How would anyone actually put profit above all real human values?
Well now more and more of us know: Carol was right. And oh what she would give not to have been right.
If you’re new to the perfidy of the aerospace/defense industry and how it conspires with bought-and-paid-for “elected representatives” to drive us into wars, check out these posts:
BTW: please do notice the huge number of nasty “alien” movies this summer. Are there any that are not hostile, fear-based, out to get us? Puleeeze, sheeple, wake up! It’s time!
We don’t just live on Earth. We are everywhere.
“Aliens” do not exist.
Paul Krugman’s Alien Invasion Defense Idea To Save Economy Gets Brickbats, Bouquets From UFO Experts
June 21, 2012
Nobel laureate economist Paul Krugman repeated his assertion this week that the United States could benefit economically if the government began pouring money into anti-ET defense in preparation for a possible alien invasion of Earth.
Even a faked war of the worlds scare might help, he suggested.
The Huffington Post reached out to some experts who share an intense interest in the idea that earthlings are not the only intelligent game in town — or space.
We asked, If there were an ET threat and if the U.S. government were to suddenly rechannel their budgets into preparing an anti-alien defense, would that ultimately save our economy? Their responses varied, ranging from skepticism to enthusiasm.
Here is a sampling of their replies emailed to HuffPost:
“I assume the alien attack is a euphemism designed to gain public support for that spending effort. Therefore, my position would be that the alien invasion he proposes to prepare for is with the mythical aliens. They are Hollywood contrivances and conveniently always have fatal vulnerabilities that humans can exploit. The good news in that scenario is we both defeat the evil aliens, and in this case, restore our economy.” — John Alexander, a retired Army colonel and developer of the concept of nonlethal defense at Los Alamos National Laboratory
“Any aliens that have the capability to come here and ruin our whole day by vaporizing Earth or terrorizing its hominid inhabitants, would be centuries — perhaps millennia — beyond our technical level. To spend effort preparing for such a lugubrious possibility would be like the Neanderthals organizing their society to defend themselves against the U.S. Air Force. That won’t do them much good on the battlefield. But who’s to say? Maybe it would improve the Neanderthal economy.” — Seth Shostak, a senior astronomer at the SETI Institute and chair of the International Academy of Astronautics’ SETI Permanent Committee
“With just a little nudge, Krugman could become ‘the one’ economist to present a feasible Space Age stimulus package that would change the entire war-based economy and mentality into a Space Age one. The Cosmos Culture truth gets officially acknowledged. They land — by invitation! New roles for the military industrial complex, entrepreneurs, worldwide, with huge benefits and opportunities for ALL! Space travel, hotels, space hospitals, schools, labs, farms, industries — tech and info applied directly to solving urgent problems of human needs.” — Carol Rosin, aerospace executive, missile defense consultant and president of the Institute for Security and Cooperation in Outer Space
“There is no way to prepare for an alien invasion. These theoretical visitors would have overwhelming superior technology. What we should do is spend the dollars on something useful, such as an all-out commitment to colonize Mars within ten years. The ripple effect would be dynamic and the challenge would once again awaken our pioneering spirit!” — Fife Symington, a former governor of Arizona and Air Force officer, and witness to what he has called a huge UFO over Phoenix in 1997
“Do we know what practices would be effective in resisting aliens? Wouldn’t the public have to be convinced, in all countries, that there is such a threat? When have the major nations on this planet shown they can agree on any military course of action? Earthlings are already spending a trillion dollars a year on things military. Where would the money come from? Krugman seems to be suggesting more lies are what is needed. How about everybody cutting their military budgets in half and feeding people instead?” — Stanton T. Friedman, a nuclear physicist who worked on classified programs for large companies and advocate of the idea that some UFOs originate from other planets
Watch Paul Krugman present his alien-defense idea on CNN in 2011: