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'Devil Monkey': Some guy allegedly recorded Bigfoot and it's outright creepy as hell

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Yeah, I'm not gonna lie ... I got the heebie-jeebies with this one.

A video dropped on YouTube is creating a stir after it shows alleged Sasquatch footprints, an apparent photograph of the legendary monster and a claimed recording of the "devil monkey" (a nickname Virginians give Bigfoot, and according to them, there's multiple "devil monkeys") making noises that you would expect to come from a beast like this — and it's outright creepy as hell.

Rocky Mountain Sasquatch, a YouTube channel that has the dedicated mission to "search for Sasquatch in the Rocky Mountains & Pacific NW," published the clip. The channel noted that the recordings were from three years ago, however, the information was recently provided to them.

"Sasquatch footage, Bigfoot vocalizations and trackway in Virginia," reads the caption posted with the video.


Former head of US gov't UFO program confirms gov't possesses advanced craft of unknown origin

In a new interview, Dr. James Lacatski, who headed a prior U.S. government investigation into Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP), affirmed that the U.S. government possesses a craft of unknown origin and has access to its interior.

A newly released book co-authored by Lacatski, who led the Advanced Aerospace Weapon System Applications Program (AAWSAP), dedicated to the study of UAP, reveals:
'At the conclusion of a 2011 meeting in the Capitol building with a U.S. Senator and an agency Under Secretary, Lacatski, the only one of this book's authors present, posed a question. He stated that the United States was in possession of a craft of unknown origin and had successfully gained access to its interior.

'This craft had a streamlined configuration suitable for aerodynamic flight but no intakes, exhaust, wings, or control surfaces. In fact, it appeared not to have an engine, fuel tanks, or fuel. Lacatski asked: What was the purpose of this craft? Was it a life-support craft useful only for atmospheric reentry or what? If it was a spacecraft, then how did it operate?'
Speaking about the above passage within the book, Lacatski confirmed:
"What's in the book is an exact statement of the event that occurred in the congressional facility."
Corbell put the following question to Lacatski:
"You told us because you were allowed to tell us that our government has a UFO in its possession and has been able to access the inside of it, right?"
Lacatski responded:
"Yes, I was allowed to tell you."


Colorado couple's video sparks 'bigfoot' speculation

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© Shannon Parker/Facebook
Shannon Parker and her husband caught this image from a train going from Silverton, Colorado to Durango as it passed through the San Juan Forest, October 8, 2023. (ed. - image has been slightly sharpened)
Shannon Parker and her husband Stetson were riding on a popular train through Colorado when they spotted a bizarre figure moving through the mountains.

Alleged Bigfoot sightings and stories of a large, apelike creature aren't rare, although proof to back up the claims is usually nonexistent or limited at best. However, OutThere Colorado shared the video captured by the couple, and some people on social media believe it's the real deal.

The couple was riding the Narrow Gauge train from Durango, Colorado, to Silverton, Colorado, when they said they spotted a biped, hairy creature moving through the mountains. A nearby passenger quickly began recording as Shannon Parker snapped some photos with her phone.

The video shows the creature lumbering through the hillside before squatting down in a seated position.


UFO Sighting? Strange pill-shaped object over North Carolina sparks speculation

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The pill-shaped object spotted in North Carolina in 2019
Another incident has sparked UFO speculation after a self-described technology enthusiast captured footage of a pill-shaped object in the sky while filming an airplane passing over North Carolina.

Knewz.com has learned that the video, originally shared by a YouTuber known as Bret (YouTube/@spacebret), has since gained attention for the strange "blinking light" that appeared next to the aircraft.

The footage, which was shared on the platform in January 2019, shows a plane flying over the rural areas of North Carolina near Greensboro.

What caught the attention of the videographer was the unidentified object that seemed to be "moving slowly in the sky, a little slower than the planes flying around."

Comment: Another alleged sighting posted October 3rd, from China:
Small 'car-sized UFO' in China flies past an airplane

Perhaps, the alleged sighting captured in China offers one of the clearest views of a supposed UFO which is beleived to have been caught on camera when it was flying in the air.

The origin of the video circulating on TikTok and X/Twitter is unknown, but it isn't new to the internet as some users got their hands on it months ago.

The voiceover in the video in question claims that the unidentified flying object was spotted in China by an airplane passenger when they were flying midair.

The disc-shaped 'UFO' fits the age-old description of the spacecraft and it is allegedly the size of a small car. The vehicle does not appear to consist of any window to figure out who was piloting it.

The supposed UFO flies close to the airplane wing before speeding in the air to disappear within a few seconds. But, before dispersing, it appears to have activated a device of some sort, that continues to float in the air surrounded by black smoke.

Users react to questionable video

Due to the lack of a source for the video and the unproven claims it makes, UFO enthusiasts are riddled with questions about the supposed aerial sighting in China.

"Whatever this is it's amazing," said one user.

Another argued: "Bruh that's the fakest thing I've ever seen"

"Everyone who looks out a plane window and simply just films a UFO silently like they're recording a wildlife documentary is absolutely normal," said one user.

"We would have at least 30 other videos from different angles from everyone in the plane to believe it to be true," added another.
Fear of aliens has taken over social media

Thanks to increasing reports about alleged UFO sightings around the world, mankind has begun to dread the thought of alien invasion, which investigators and ufologists argue is highly likely. Here are similar stories that'll make you question your beliefs on unexplainable aerial phenomena.


UFOs in Brazil, the official story

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An image from reports about unidentified flying objects, which have been investigated by the Brazilian Air Force for more than 60 years.
One day in May of 1986, the head of the Brazilian Air Force - Lieutenant General Octávio Júlio Moreira Lima - summoned the press to Brasilia, the capital. He gave them a briefing about the extraordinary events that had occurred the previous Monday, which led him to order the deployment of five fighter jets. He sent them to pursue and intercept 21 UFOs, which had been sighted by hundreds of civilian and military witnesses - and detected by radar - in four states. Unfortunately, none of the aircraft managed to reach the luminous objects, which escaped with unthinkable twists and speeds.

The minister - who appeared with the five military pilots and air traffic controllers who monitored the sightings - promised a detailed report about the frenetic hours within a month. It took him much longer, but finally, many years later, it was published. And anyone can read it, as it's been made available by the National Archives of Brazil, either in-person at the headquarters in Brasilia, or online.

NASA's recent decision to adopt a methodology to study what it calls "unidentified anomalous phenomena" has brought the UFO collection of the National Archives of Brazil to the fore. Prepared more than six decades ago by the Air Force, it contains some 20,000 pages of reports - many with confidential seals - and drawings, as well as audios, videos, photographs, correspondence and press clippings related to the 743 incidents recorded by Brazil's military between 1952 and 2016.

The US space agency has also announced the appointment of a director to lead the investigations... something that has a peculiar precedent in Brazil. From 1969 until 1972, a soldier - Commander Giberto Zani de Mello - oversaw a unit that was created within the Armed Forces to systematically monitor these unexplained phenomena that, for so many people, evoke the possibility of extraterrestrial life. It was called the Unidentified Aerial Object Investigation System (SIOANI) and its headquarters were based in a central neighborhood of São Paulo.


It's time to hear from social scientists about UFOs

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NASA Administrator Bill Nelson attends a press conference at NASA headquarters September 14, 2023.
UFOs, recently renamed unidentified anomalous phenomena (UAP), are attracting public attention in the U.S. in a way we haven't seen for decades. Ex-government officials, prominent politicians, intelligence agencies, major news outlets and civilian scientists are all looking into the prospect of extraterrestrial visitors, making them no longer seem quite so far-fetched.

Even NASA, once disinclined to take the subject seriously, convened an independent study team to create a road map for future study of sightings. The team's final report, which includes this road map, notes there is no evidence pointing to extraterrestrials. However, the questions asked of NASA officials at their recent press conference showed that aliens and cover-ups remain firmly on the minds of many observers.

Not everyone has welcomed the UFOs' newfound measure of legitimacy in the meantime, and critics have questioned both the science and the money behind the resurgence.

But for all their wrangling, advocates for and against the serious investigation of UAP share something in common: they all focus on the question of whether the phenomenon is something that exists in nature, whether worldly or other-worldly.

We don't conclusively know if UAP physically exist beyond the mundane, but we do know this: UFOs are social facts. Debate about them is transforming our politics and culture — with effects that are largely overlooked.

Social scientists should weigh in on UAP, now. It is a task for which they are well equipped. They not only offer effective techniques for assessing social change, but for decades, social scientists have been conducting research on such relevant topics as human-technological systems, behavioral factors in manned space travel, public attitudes toward UFOs, and the psychophysical and cognitive aspects of sightings.

To start, there are three pressing issues surrounding UAP that bear serious study and discussion: intelligence, trust and research ethics.


The Congressional UFO language debate and Washington's web of conflicts and interests

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Complexity, conflicts and grave national security concerns.

Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena (UAP) language, which could be included within the 2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), has created alleged divisions among executive branch colleagues in Washington, D.C.

But may some of these apparent divisions stem from conflicts of interest?

Firstly, let's look at Lloyd Austin, U.S. Secretary of Defense.

As reported by journalists Michael Shellenberger, Andrew Mohar, and Phoebe Smith within the publication known as Public, sources have alleged that Austin is attempting to undermine a UAP amendment included in draft NDAA legislation.

Sources have confirmed to Liberation Times that these aforementioned allegations are indeed correct.

Austin is a former board member of the defense contractor Raytheon Technologies, which may have at least partially influenced his need to express concerns about the Schumer amendment.


Aliens, demons or PSYOPS? Catholics study, debate UFO allegations

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© CNS photo/Roger Cohen, NASA/ESA/Hubble
A photograph from the Hubble Space Telescope shows a cluster of stars in the Milky Way galaxy in this photo released Sept. 7, 2023. Some Catholics argue that the size of the universe and the vast number of stars suggest the likelihood of there being other intelligent life in the universe.
When former intelligence official David Grusch testified before Congress in July that the U.S. government had retrieved crashed UFOs and covertly attempted to reverse engineer their alien technology, some Catholics already were primed to debate the compatibility of extraterrestrial intelligence and church doctrine.

That is because debate about non-human intelligence is as old as Christianity, according to the director of the Vatican's space observatory.

Whether it is "angels in the Bible or these crazy creatures in Greek mythology," Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno told Catholic News Service in June, there's "nothing new about that."

But claims about UFOs (now often referred to as UAPs or Unidentified Aerial Phenomena) and their mysterious pilots are more specific than speculation about life, microbial or otherwise, in some distant galaxy, and it is only natural that revelations like those asserted by Grusch are felt in a "religious register," said Brenda Denzler.

Author of "The Lure of the Edge," which explored the possible impact of UFOs on religious belief, Denzler said that confirmed extraterrestrial life would necessitate "a change, a shift, in some Christian theologies, a widening of perspective."

Comment: This one is relevant here:

Top Secret

Government weaponization, accountability, and the UAP question

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Rep. Turner
Congress held a landmark hearing on the Unidentified Ariel Phenomena (UAP) matter at the end of last July. So what's new? What progress has been made? Reasonable questions that should concern any citizen who's been outraged by recent examples of federal government weaponization, politicization, and a pervasive, perennial lack of transparency.

Other than the hours of posturing, asking not very informed questions, and creating a vaudevillian tableau of quizzical intensity, alternating with unctuous concern worthy of a Palme d'Or at next year's Cannes Film Festival...not much aside from the usual bureaucratic stalling, smears, and back room attempts at derailing further inquiry.

Sadly, Americans witness this brand of malfeasance in office routinely. Their government pursues its provincial interests while the vast expanse of the body politic is fobbed off. Our representatives demonstrate their contempt by their polite smiles and pedantic sermonizing about what they think is important.

The most prominent voice of opposition to clarity and accountability on the UAP subject is Representative Mike Turner (R-OH). Turner represents Ohio's 10th district, which encompasses Wright Patterson Air Force Base. Not coincidentally, Wright Patterson was the headquarters for Project Blue Book, which became the government's disinformation program designed to delegitimize UAP/UFO inquiry and research. It's also the location of the infamous Hangar 18 where, it was alleged, the Roswell materials were stored.

Representative Turner is the Chair of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI). As such, he's in a controlling position to influence the construction and/or defeat of two critical pieces of legislation, the Intelligence Authorization Act and the National Defense Authorization Act.

Black Magic

Bible-reading Pentagon commanders halted UFO research 'over fears aliens were demons'

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Ron James says Pentagon commanders blocked UFO research because ‘they thought aliens were demons’
Pentagon commanders have clamped down on research into extraterrestrials because of their religious beliefs, it's claimed.

Leading UFO researcher Ron James says senior figures in the US government fear aliens are in fact demons. Ron, who is Director of Media Relations for UFO research group MUFON, claims there is "a very large contingent of people" within the Pentagon who opposed the work of the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program [AATIP] because they think the UAPs regularly reported by US military sources are piloted by creatures from Hell.

He says he was told by Luis Elizondo, who has gone on record as being the boss of AATIP, it "was not just a little voice in The Pentagon...but a huge group of people thought the phenomenon that was being witnessed was demons".

This fundamentalist Christian lobby within the US defence establishment "actually affected Elizondo's ability to get funding," Ron says. Belief in both UFOs and the literal truth of the Bible is not entirely incompatible, he adds.

For example, Ron spoke to staunchly Christian US congressman Tim Burchett. "I sat down and interviewed him. His feeling was that if you look in the Bible and you look at Ezekiel building the wheel there's a lot of people that think that that was a spaceship". He adds that His Holiness the Pope has officially acknowledged that there is life on other planets.

But the strong arm of religious fundamentalism within US political circles has actively hindered research into UFOs - and science generally, Ron says.

Comment: This group is the so-called Collins Elite, covered by Nick Redfern in his book Final Events. Prior to that, two government insiders had told similar things to researchers Ray Boeche and Linda Moulton Howe. Howe and Boeche's summary of those events, and the things the insiders told them, is worth reading. You can find it on Boeche's Academia page here.