Barack Obama should respond to ET disclosure petition in Denver, says UFOlogist Jeff Peckman

Later this morning, President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak at the Auraria campus, with subjects expected to include student-loan reform. But former mayoral candidate Jeff Peckman, the man behind the failed ET affairs commission initiative, would like him to touch on something else -- a petition asked the government to formally acknowledge an extraterrestrial presence engaging the human race.

The petition was created by the Paradigm Research Group as part of a White House program called We the People. As we noted in a post about a medical marijuana-related idea pushed by Fort Collins' Dean and Karen Beers, the site promises an official review and response to any petition that reaches a predetermined threshold within a prescribed period.

Like, for instance, the ET-disclosure petition, which states:

"We, the undersigned, strongly urge the President of the United States to formally acknowledge an extraterrestrial presence engaging the human race and immediately release into the public domain all files from all agencies and military services relevant to this phenomenon."

The petition's signature goal was 5,000, and Peckman says that total was surpassed in four days. At present, it's been cyber-signed by 11,496 folks -- and given this success, Peckman wrote in an article on, Obama should keep his administration's word by personally tackling the matter at Auraria.

"Denver would be a great place to finally start dealing with this issue, because of the history here -- with my ballot initiative, with Colorado having a lot of UFO sightings, with the previous history he made at Invesco Field," where Obama accepted the Democratic nomination for president in 2008, "and with him signing his first big bill here" -- the $787 billion stimulus measure circa February 2009. "I think he could do a lot to inspire America, and inspire the world."

And that's not all. Peckman believes that disclosing extraterrestrial contact will lead to job creation, one of Obama's main themes these days. How?   "If you pay attention to what the hundreds of whistleblowers have said about the extraterrestrial presence, you know job creation is one of the biggest benefits of acknowledging that reality," he maintains. "They've talked about energy technologies, transportation technologies, advanced extraterrestrial technologies in health care that would transform our planet if the information was just released to the general population. But you have to start with acknowledging their source."

Example? "I know somebody" -- he declines to mention a name, because "I don't want men in black to show up at his door" -- "who has pieces of an extraterrestrial craft that contain microscopic integrated technology from 1945, two years before the Roswell Incident and ten or twelve years before Jack Kilby patented the first crude form of integrated circuit. He has another piece that has carbon technology in it, and many other pieces as well, and at least two of them have been verified as not being from this solar system in terms of their material makeup. Those are the kinds of things we already know have spawned major industries when similar technology was passed from the Roswell Incident into the private sector, and there's a lot more to come.

"The problem with President Obama's job-creation bill is not that he's thinking too big, but that he's thinking too small," he goes on. "He doesn't have to pull a bank job to do this. He needs to pull a Steve Jobs -- do something to expand everybody's awareness, blow them away by telling the truth about this situation and essentially opening up the whole universe by talking about what technologies they have that we can use to improve our own situation on this planet."

Peckman isn't about to bet the galaxy on Obama adding this topic to his Auraria speech. However, he says, "it's a White House promise. My question is, are they going to make good on that promise? And what will they say?"

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