Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: Log Lady, Windham Earle
From: jms@vanth.UUCP (Jim Shaffer)
Date: 1991-02-15, 11:45

In article <19080033@hpclpa.HP.COM> dupree@hpclpa.HP.COM (Chuck Dupree) writes:
> >/ jms@vanth.UUCP (Jim Shaffer) / 10:03 am  Feb 11, 1991 /
> >writes:
> >
>> >>Wow, fits in nicely with a certain other Cooper's
>> >>allegations about Operation Majestic Twelve.	(An
>> >>organization allegedly founded by none other than a certain
>> >>other Harry S. Truman.)
> >
> >Sounds interesting.  What is/was Operation Majestic Twelve,
> >and which Cooper alleged what about it?

Majestic Twelve, or any of half a dozen other names, is an alleged
government project to study the presence of extraterrestrials on this
planet.  It was allegedly formed after the UFO crash outside Roswell, New
Mexico, in 1947.  Since the top-secret papers that prove its existence (if
they're authentic) were leaked to the public in 1986 or 1987, various
people have extended the story to enormous proportions, generally taking it
in an evil direction (on the part of both the aliens and the government)
and linking it to other pre-existing government, secret-society, and
religious conspiracy theories.	One of the most outspoken people on this
front is Milton William ("Bill") Cooper, who has produced the largest and
most outrageous extensions of the theory to date.  (It's widely believed,
even among people who normally believe in aliens, that he's making most of
it up, and has stolen the parts he didn't make up from others.  There are
also, however, people who believe him in full.	Best avoided, in my
opinion.)  If you want to read some of the theory, for entertainment
purposes or whatever, you can send mail to
with a Subject: line of GET MAJESTIC.C (I haven't seen this file, but if
it's one of the ones I already have from other sources, it's probably very

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