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Editor says, What if Denver Airport was a deep underground military base?
In 2008,on this day Peter R. Orszag (pictured) posted his first blog entry since becoming the Office of Management and Budget Director appointee - in his previous role, Orszag was first director of the Congressional Budget Office to have his own blog.Moth-balling of deep underground military bases
Orszag presented calculations for the hundreds of billions of dollars of potential savings from cutting a number of government programmes. Many had been red-circled in order to transfer resources to employment creation activity following the loss of 500,000 US jobs in November 2008.
The President-elect had previously indicated that Guatanemo Bay was certainly closing, and a number of deep underground military bases including Denver International Airport would almost certainly be moth-balled during 2009. The Federal Government had spent over $4.8bn constructing a survival area for the American political leadership under the Mile High plain of Denver, and maintenance costs had escalated alarmingly since 1995. Purchases of surrounding land by Queen Elizabeth II had even fueled a conspiracy theory labelled the United States is still a British Colony in which the Crown was intentionally bankrupting the US Treasury Department.
Editor says,Wikipedia ~ In the mid-1990s, Philip Schneider gave lectures about highly secretive government information concerning 'deep underground military bases' that were constructed by the United States government, and said that one of these bases exists about two miles underneath the Denver International Airport. Author Alex Christopher claimed to have worked in the tunnels under the airport, and described what appeared to be vast holding areas for prisoners, strange nausea-inducing electromagnetic forces, and caverns big enough to drive trucks through, presumably filled with helpless political prisoners Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.