Mark D. Fulwiler (
Tue, 31 Mar 1998 14:04:00 -0800

Michael Lorrey <> wrote:

> Well, I just spent the day shooting with my freind, a retired Air Force Colonel,
> who spent 30 years in military intelligence, and is a consultant to the South
> Korean CIA. He told me that once when he was testifying to the Senate
> Intelligence Committee, the gentleman in charge of all classification of
> information was testifying with him, and he told the committee that 95% of all
> information that is classified is done merely so as to keep from embarassing the
> government...
> This guy's conclusion after three decades in the highest levels of our nation's
> intelligence operation around the world, and many years since consulting with
> many governments, is that there is not one single government in the world that
> has as its prime goal to improve people lives. All governments are only concerned
> with is perpetuating their power and opressing the people, and everywhere he has
> been the biggest problem people have in life is varying levels of government
> dragging them down.....

You'll get no argument from this libertarian. However, you don't believe
the government is hiding evidence of aliens, do you?