“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.”
The fact that the U.S. Government has secret installations around the country is not a secret at all. The locations and purposes of these installations are another story completely. I understand the reason that they should remain secret, but sometimes word gets out about the location of one of these bases, and the military’s continuing denial of their existence makes them a prime target for conspiracy theories.
The most notable example of this is the Secret Airfield near Groom Lake, Nevada, better known as Area 51. Very little is known about what goes on there, but rumors tell of everything from the testing of experimental aircraft to the housing of extraterrestrial bodies. In fact, the government wouldn’t even admit that there was a base there until photos of it were captured by Skylab in 1974. Now the military does admit there is a base there, but that’s about all they’ll say on the subject.
There are a lot of reports in recent years about secret military facilities located beneath the ground. These Deep Underground Military Bases (Or “D.U.M.B.s”) are allegedly strewn all over the western U.S. and are all interconnected via a subway or shuttle system. If this is true, a person (Most likely either The President of the United States or a high ranking military official) could travel from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean entirely underground. These bases are in almost every state west of the Mississippi. The most well-known of these D.U.M.B.s is located directly beneath the Denver International Airport.
The airport was built in 1995 on 34,000 acres of land. Its construction forced the Stapleton International airport to shut down, although it used more gates and runways than the D.I.A. does now. The initial cost of construction was 1.7 billion dollars but the final project elevated the bill to 4.8 billion dollars. Numerous irregularities have been reported regarding the construction of the site:
- Different contractors have been hired for different parts of the airport. They’ve all been fired after their job was done. This lead observers to believe that it was a strategy to make sure nobody had the full scope of the project.
- 110 million cubic yards of earth have been moved, way more than usually required. This arose suspicion of construction taking place underground.
- 5300 miles of fiber optics were installed for communications (USA coast to coast is 3000 miles in comparison).
- Fueling system that can pump 1000 gallons of jet fuel per minute through a 28-mile network of pipes. There are six fuel hold tanks that each hold 2.73 million gallons of jet fuel. This amount is totally absurd for a commercial airport. This is somewhere in the “no one will ever ever need this much” range.
The inside of the airport is full of strange and somewhat disturbing imagery. One of the first things visitors see when approaching the airport is this statue of a horse with protruding veins and red eyes. It reminds me of the “pale horse” that Death is supposed to ride.
Then there’s the strange murals inside the airport.
Including pictures of dead women and children
All of these factors lead some people to believe that the airport and the base beneath it are intended to be used as an “ark” in case of a major catastrophe or “E.L.E.”. To support this claim, some point to the recent “Continuity of Government” drill that took place there, which included President Obama, members of NASA, and other VIPs.
Once again, I invite you all to do your own research and form your own ideas about the relative truth in this and all future posts. Part 2 of my look at D.U.M.B.s is coming soon!