Access Denied wrote:Well, Hastings has now posted his “proof” at UFO Chronicles that James “lied” and UFOs were actually involved…
[as opposed to it being a prank that nobody took seriously including Figel]
http://www.theufochronicles.com/2010/09 ... -hunt.htmlLinks to Figel’s comments—his actual, audiotaped words—appear later in this article, contradicting virtually every claim made by James Carlson who, in his own grossly distorted summary of the Echo Flight case, has consistently lied about the colonel’s various comments to researchers. This article will set the record straight.
The other launch officer at Echo that day, Captain Eric Carlson, is James’ father. The elder Carlson—whom I interviewed on audiotape as well—says he doesn’t recall any reports of UFOs at the time of the missile malfunctions, or recall having been debriefed about the incident back at Malmstrom, or recall being told by his squadron commander not to talk about the incident.
Nevertheless, as we will learn, Colonel Figel disputes all of Eric Carlson’s claims.
While, suprise, among other things, completely ignoring the more recent comments from Figel.
I haven’t listened to the audio recordings yet but I notice the transcript of his conversation with Figel appears to be a verbatim reposting of what he already posted before that’s still incomplete and contains numerous edits and “clarifications” by Hastings at crucial points.
That's pretty much what I expected -- the same crap they've always transcribed and misinterpreted in their sad attempts to press forward a case that has never actually been made in the first place. I think they'll find it far more difficult to refute Figel's most recent comments with more BS like this. Like I've said repeatedly: he's just mouthing off in order to get past this press conference, and he doesn't have anything actually worth looking at twice. This has pretty much been proven, in fact, since his "new" posting is just a second look at his "old" crap. Unfortunately for his claims, Walt Figel is still alive and is still very positive that UFOs were just not involved. It's a pretty simple concept that Hastings has apparently been unable to understand fully: if you're still alive, you can still talk, and if you can still talk, you can still tell the truth -- which in this case proves that Robert Hastings is as much a liar as he is a fool. I don't know whether you guys have been doing so or not, but the past few days, I've been conducting kind of an informal survey of all the forums that actually discuss this press conference they're putting on, and by a large majority, most people think they're lying and are doing so in order to sell books.
Congratulations, Robert -- you've manged to repeat yourself into a well-deserved obsolescence matched only by the devastating injury you've inflicted upon your own credibility. Cheers, buddy ...