video cams capture UFO evidence
 
Google
WEB UFODIGEST



Ufo Sightings
Ufo Photos
Ufo Videos - YouTube
Alien Abduction
Bermuda Triangle
Cryptozoology
Ghosts
Hollow Earth Theory
Holy Grail
Lost Civilizations
Mars
Paranormal
Space
Time Travel



Latest Articles
View Contributors
Writers Needed



the latest news about UFO sightings and UFO news Today:       Printer friendly version      
Skeptics at IIG Caught Falsifying Evidence!
Unethical organization affiliated with skeptical debunker James Randi
by Michael Horn


Posted: 11:14 November 16, 2008

LOS ANGELES, CA – In the latest attempt to attack the Billy Meier UFO case, Derek Bartholomaus, lead case investigator for the professional skeptics organization IIG, deliberately created and published false information about Michael Horn, U.S. representative for the Meier case.

Specifically, Bartholomaus created an edited version of an email from Horn in order to create the impression that Horn had admitted to publishing false and misleading information. This falsification by Bartholomaus was then published on the IIG website, as well as in a press release. Bartholomaus added this comment so that no one would miss his dishonest attempt to defame Horn: “This is where Michael Horn revealed that he intentionally posted false and misleading articles on his website in order to deceive the public about the claims of Billy Meier.”

The press release company, PRLog, subsequently cancelled the release once they were made aware of the *false and libelous content from Bartholomaus and IIG.

Public Humiliation

Bartholomaus has faced increasing pressure and public humiliation since his appearance in The Silent Revolution of Truth, where he made noticeable erroneous and unsubstantiated claims, such as alleging Meier’s use of model UFOs and model trees – statements that he subsequently had to publicly retract (see: theyfly.com/newsflash91).

Even more damaging to Bartholomaus’ reputation was his admission about how he had come to make incorrect statements about IBM scientist Marcel Vogel’s metal analysis. Horn actually points to the correct information in the Investigative Report, in his on-screen rebuttal to Bartholomaus, which Bartholomaus was able to view and approve, in writing, before the film was released.

After the film’s release, in an email response to Horn, Bartholomaus boasted of getting the incorrect information from a sentence in an article on Horn’s site, attempting to lay the blame on him for his own error.

Horn informed Bartholomaus that not only had he made a typo in that article but that he had posted a corrected version – and left both versions on his website so that critics would have the chance to see them.

Bartholomaus’ admission that he had done no actual research on Vogel’s analysis was all the more disturbing, since Horn had repeatedly urged him to read the actual documentation in the Investigative Reports and view Vogel’s videotaped analysis of the metal, none of which Bartholomaus ever did.

It also needs to be pointed out that Bartholomaus had several years to prepare for his presentation in the film and was also given the opportunity by the producers to script his dissenting presentation in advance, as opposed to being asked specific questions in an interview.

Having now thoroughly destroyed his and his organization’s credibility, Bartholomaus further compounded his professional and ethical problems by deliberately misrepresenting Horn’s comments.

Obviously, Bartholomaus, IIG and James Randi are completely bankrupt as far as any credible opposition to, or evidence against, the Meier case is concerned. But it should be beneath even these persons to stoop to such unprofessional and unethical tactics in the face of their complete defeat.

*NOTE: These are two links where the false statements about Horn can be found:
iigwest.org
iigwest.org/investigations/meier/horn_email_summary.html

Here is Horn’s complete, unedited email, which, because it indicted Bartholomaus for his incompetence, was edited to make it appear to say something entirely different:


Click on the 'NEXT' arrow for page 2




Share this article with:


More Articles of Interest:
The USS Truxtun's Encounter With The Unknown
BVM Apparitions, UFOs and Deceptions
Time and Reincarnation
Fight the Gray Realm
True Confessions of an ET UFO CONTACT
Yes or No to PARA-SHOWS?
Roswell, Your Travel Guide to the UFO Capital of the World!
The Mekeer: Yenaa - Part III
The Witches Curse



Translate this page
Translate from
  
UFODIGEST.COM All rights reserved.
FAIR USE NOTICE:
This page contains copyrighted material the use of which has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. This website distributes this material without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. We believe this constitutes a fair use of any such copyrighted material as provided for in 17 U.S.C § 107.