Snowden Reveals First Ever Public Disclosure Of Secret Black Budget Programs

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snowdenEdward Snowden, a former intelligence contractor has leaked the very first documentation that proves the existence of clandestine black budget operations (1)(programs that are extremely classified dealing with technology, information and more.) Did we really need this leak in order to believe that black budget programs operate in secrecy? No, many people will tell you that the existence of black budget programs was obvious and that we didn’t need any official documentation to prove it, but this still helps. The United States has a history of government agencies existing in secret for years. The National Security Agency (NSA) was founded in 1952, its existence was hidden until the mid 1960’s. Even more secretive is the National Reconnaissance Office, which was founded in 1960 but remained completely secret for 30 years.

We are talking about Special Access Programs (SAP). From these we have unacknowledged and waived SAPs. These programs do not exist publicly, but they do indeed exist. They are better known as ‘deep black programs.’ A 1997 US Senate report described them as “so sensitive that they are exempt from standard reporting requirements to the Congress.” (0)(8)

The Washington Post revealed that the “black-budget” documents report  a staggering 52.6 billion dollars that was set aside for operations in the fiscal year 2013. Although it’s great to have this type of documentation in the public domain proving the existence of  these black budget programs, the numbers seem to be off according to some statements made by some very prominent people who have been involved in the defense sector for years. There is a lot of evidence to suggest that these programs are not using billions of dollars, but trillions of dollars that are unaccounted for. Here is a statement given by Canada’s former Minister of National Defence, Paul Hellyer in 2008:

It is ironic that the U.S. would begin a devastating war, allegedly in search of weapons of mass destruction when the most worrisome developments in this field are occurring in your own backyard.  It is ironic that the U.S. should be fighting monstrously expensive wars  allegedly to bring democracy to those countries, when it itself can no longer claim to be called a democracy when trillions, and I mean thousands of billions of dollars have been spent on projects which both congress and the commander in chief no nothing about(2)

We are talking about large amounts of unaccounted-for money going into programs we know nothing about. There have been several congressional inquiries that have noted billions, and even trillions of dollars that have gone missing from the federal reserve system. On July 16, 2001, in front of the house appropriations committee, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld stated:

The financial systems of the department of defence are so snarled up that we can’t account for some $2.6 trillion in transactions that exist, if that’s believable (3)

We don’t really hear about black budget programs, or about people who have actually looked into them.  However, the topic was discussed in 2010 by Washington Post journalists Dana Priest and William Arkin. Their investigation lasted approximately two years and concluded that America’s classified world has:

Become so large, so unwieldy and so secretive that no one knows how much money it costs, how many people it employes, how many programs exist within it or exactly how many agencies do the same work (4)

Another person was aviation journalist Bill Sweetman. Within the Pentagon, he estimated that approximately 150 special access programs existed that weren’t even acknowledged. These programs are not known about by the highest members of government and the highest ranking officials in the military. He determined that most of these programs were dominated by private contractors (Lockheed Martin, Boeing, etc.) and that he had no idea as to how these programs were funded(5)(8).

Dwight Eisenhower, former 5 star U.S. general (highest possible rank) and President of the United States also warned us about  secrecy and the acquisition of unwarranted influence within the “department of defence” with his farewell speech:

In the council of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence whether sought or unsought, by the military industrial complex. The potential disaster of the rise of mis placed power exists, and will persist. We must never let the weight of this combination endanger our liberties or democratic processes(6)

He warns us about the influence of the military industrial complex, and the influence and power it’s capable of. After Eisenhower the next and only other president that blew the whistle on secrecy beyond the government was president John F. Kennedy in one of his most famous speeches, he is also referring to the military industrial complex:

The very word secrecy is repugnant, in a free and open society. And we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, secret oaths and to secret proceedings. We decided long ago that the dangers of excessive and unwarranted concealment of pertinent facts far outweighed the dangers which are cited to justify it. Even today, there is little value in opposing the threat of a closed society by imitating its arbitrary restrictions. Even today, there is little value in insuring the survival of our nation if our traditions do not survive with it. And there is very grave danger that an announced need for increased security will be seized upon by those anxious to expand its meaning to the very limits of official censorship and concealment. That I do not intend to permit to the extent that it is in my control. We are opposed around the world by a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy that relies primarily on covert means for expanding its sphere of influence. On Infiltration instead of invasion, on subversion instead of elections, on intimidation instead of free choice, on guerrillas by night instead of armies by day. It is a system which has conscripted vast human and material resources into the building of a tightly knit, highly efficient machine that combines military, diplomatic, intelligence, economic, scientific and political operations. Its preparations are concealed, not published. Its mistakes are buried, not headlined. Its dissenters are silenced, not praised. No expenditure is questioned, no rumour is printed, no secret is revealed (7)

The amount that the US sets aside for sensitive operations each year is not allowed to be published for eyes outside of the intelligence community. We are in an age where the US is having a difficult time keeping sensitive information under wraps, and although there is an abundance of blatant information for the world to wake up to, that which is still kept under tight wraps has also become more transparent. Many phenomena previously labelled as merely a “conspiracy theory” are now surfacing as true and verifiable day after day.

Could some of these black budget programs be dealing with UFOs? There is a large amount of evidence to suggest that they do, and possibly even extraterrestrials. Documents from the NSA prove that UFOs and extraterrestrials are of high interest to the agency(9)(10). In fact I would like to mention that there is an overwhelming amount of evidence to suggest that these black budget programs deal with matters beyond our world. Garry McKinnon has also shed light on this fact, as have thousands of previously classified documents and statements from high level government and military personnel. The world within our own world must be quite fascinating, the fact that we are living in the time of transparency must mean that the truth cannot stay hidden forever.

Worlds Within Worlds 

Excerpt from the book “A.D. After Disclosure” written by Richard Dolan and Bryce Zabel (8).

Richard Dolan’s Thoughts on the “Breakaway Civilization”

By now, the classified world has moved far beyond the reach of the public world, and far beyond in its power and capabilities. Consider the story of a former NSA scientist who spoke with the authors. According to this individual, the NSA was operating computers during the mid-1960s with a processing clock-speed of roughly 650 megahertz(MHZ). To put that in perspective, it took 35 years for personal computers in the consumer market to reach that speed. Indeed, in 1965 there were no personal computers at all. Immediately, the near-fatal Apollo 13 mission in 1971 comes to mind, with its reliance on slide-rulers by mission specialist to guide the damaged NASA spacecraft back to Earth. When presented with this image, the NSA scientist shrugged and stated that secret computational capabilities were too important to share with NASA. So in, in computing, the National Security Agency was an amazing 35 years ahead of the rest of the world. This leads one to wonder what its computational powers are today.

Another example was the U.S. air strike against Libya in 1986. The raid employed f-111 fighter aircraft. Left out of the mission, however, was the F-117A Nighthawk, better known as the stealth fighter. It had been operational since 1983, but was still classified in 1986. In a form of logic both perverse and rational, the F-117A was so radically advanced that keeping it secret was more important than using it for this military mission.

Given the mixture of a treasure chest of government money, and private connections, the likelihood exists that six decades later there is a clandestine group that possesses:

  • Technology that is vastly superior to that of the “mainstream” world.
  • The ability to explore areas of our world and surroundings presently unavailable to the rest of us.
  • Scientific and cosmological understandings that give them greater insights into the nature of our world
  • A significant “built off the grid” infrastructure, partially underground, that affords them a high degree of secrecy and independence of action

This might well qualify them as a separate civilization – one that has broken away from our own, in effect, a breakaway civilization. Still interacting with our own, its members probably move back and forth between the official reality of what we are supposed to believe, and the other reality which encompasses new truths and challenges.




(2) Speech From Paul Hellyer



(5) Sweetman, Bill. “In Search of the Pentagon’s Billion Dollar Hidden Budgets: How the US Keeps Its R&D Spending Under Wraps.” Janes International Defence Reporter, Janurary  5, 2000

(6) Eisenhower’s farewell speech

(7) JFK Speech

(8) Dolan, M. Richard and Zabel, Bryce. A.D. After Disclosure. New Page Books. 2012



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  1. Erica Golding

    Thank you for such detailed info with great reference

  2. Greatest post on here that I have seen. Thank you for the quality referencing and researching done. Will be following your articles from now on. Very few mention Eisienhower’s speech about the military industrial complex. Thank you.

  3. Mary

    Do you mean “know nothing about” instead of “no nothing about”? These kinds of typos will get you skewered even if your sources are credible.

    • - Collective Evolution

      1 spelling/grammatical error isn’t really a big deal to us, but thanks for pointing that out :)

      • Sheila

        Well it should be. Bad grammar is hard to read and makes your stories less credible. People who say grammar ISN’T important are the worst offenders.

      • Caroline K.

        I agree. Life has more pressing situations that could be addressed.

        • Sheila

          I disagree. Don’t be so derogatory towards those of us who appreciate being able to read something without stumbling over sloppy grammar. When I read, I don’t want to read ‘your’ instead of ‘you’re’.

  4. Caroline K.

    I am glad people keep delving. When the black ops people pay you a visit, you know you are near the bottom of the rabbit hole, and they don’t do constitutional rights. They can do it on the astral or on this plane, or another plane. it certainly works good on the astral plane for them.

    As far as I’m concerned they are just an extension of the alien division, but no one wants to touch that area because, even though the proof is overwhelming, so is the denial and lack of experience. All the people I’ve known with direct experience are dead, missing, or in hiding. It’s a part of the black ops job to make sure they stay there.

    Most people are scared. I went the route of finding a very advanced enlightened saint and pledging to devote myself to redoing my karma. For that I am protected, at least for now, because there is no protection against these people/aliens when they come for you. You get straight with your spirituality and Whatever/Whoever you pray to and for, and stick with it, and you do your protections two or three times a day, everyday, and all day if you have to.

    And if you haven’t had a direct experience, then you may not get it, but maybe that’s a good thing, too.

    • Melanie Faeryn


      • Kip

        I’m looking for a cery advanced enlightened saint. Can you give me some leads?

  5. My thoughts on this are probably best expressed in my ideas of a breakaway civilization. See here:

    • wildsky360

      Very cool to find you here. I enjoyed After Disclosure.
      Before seeing your post I was just about to suggest people search for your interviews as you are an equally compelling speaker. I’m recalling one presentation in which you diagrammed the depths of secrecy, comparing it to an iceberg, with only the very tiny tip above water being at all accessible to military leadership, congress or even presidents.

      Snowden may have publicized it, but Richard wrote THE book(s).

  6. wildsky360

    I believe some of this technology was demonstrated; to those in the know, on 9/11. Those buildings didn’t collapse….re-watch the footage…they turned to dust in mid air and drifted away.

    Forensic physicist Dr Judy Wood produced a detailed analysis in “Where Did The Towers Go?”. In it she very carefully suggests a directed energy weapon was used to practically disintegrate them in mid air. In fact in one clip you can see a surviving support column first turn ashen and then just blow away with the wind. The term she uses is dustified. Further evidence of her theory is the similar pattern of damage to vehicles parked miles away but within the range of this new weapon.

    The jumpers, who accounted for over half of the deaths that day were escaping indescribable pain akin to being microwaved. It wasn’t heat or smoke that pushed them to jump to their deaths.

    In an atmosphere of the apparent decline of our empire, the vivid demonstration that day said many things to the world…We’re sociopathically unpredictable and resistance is futile. This would also explain our seeming nonchalance toward engaging Beijing and Moscow in our Middle East takeover plans.

    • People trapped in the towers were also seen taking their shoes off, and acting as if their feet were burning.

  7. wildsky360

    Regarding Judy Wood, the speculation in my post was all mine.
    Dr Wood was very careful to only address the physics of what she saw and what she could explain, not delving into motivations or suspects.

    • I know of Judy Woods book and ideas…but not many know that all s’scrapers in the states are built with nuclear devices underneath them. A device like that causes a blast right up through the centre of the building… No planes on that day! First I thought that was stupid but after looking at it I conclude there were no planes. Of course a plane is mostly aluminium and that certainly would not penetrate a 4″ thick steel outer coating of the Trade centres. at the most the plane would break into pieces and drop…but when you look closely the planes appear to not slow on impact, but go right on in at the same speed…impossible!

      But also the plane leaves an outline of the wings and everyone knows the wings, especially near the ends are very fragile and would just snap! If one also takes the time to view a few interviews on the day…Rumsfeld says about the pentagon “and when the missile hit the pentagon” lies are always hard to remember….But even so if the pilots were novices, why would they choose to fly a jet on complicated flight moves, when they could just dive bomb the jet straight down from the sky. The trouble now in America is that the public have been dumbed down after years of hoohas and patriotism, they believe anything they are told. They have virtually lost the 1st amendment and the 6th is following very quickly with the false flag shootings…one after the other…My friend lives in Sandy Hook…no one was killed in that run down old school.. they do what they want and if you don’t believe them you are not a patriot!

      • Ian

        “My friend lives in Sandy Hook” The town of Newtown, so I’m really not finding it too convincing that you know of anyone related to the shootings. My friend had children in that school and I’m very sorry that you’re so blinded by this invisible game you play that you’re in outright disbelief that 27 individuals were murdered unnecessarily. I’m not trying to shame you or any of that nonsense you’ll only jabber at me, just please attempt to make some positive decisions in your life. Do you have a sense of community in real, everyday life? It’s really quite easy to become disenfranchised in this world, so if you do not try to make one of your own. It really shouldn’t bother or affect you in any significant way even if we are forced into our social contract and some level of complacency by governing bodies or secret societies or whatever it is you think; try to make the lives of those around you better in the small ways you can rather than frustrate yourself with tantalizing ideas about greater things at play, trust me you’ll be happier while you’re alive and the end result is the same whether or not you die angry. I’m, again, not saying you are ‘wrong.’ You are just as in the ‘right’ as I. I would however suggest you take some time off and get out of your comfort zone a bit, it might help you realign your priorities, Best of luck my friend, we’re all in it together for better or for worse.

    • Reg Vernon

      I consider Dr Judy Wood’s book about 9/11 to be one of the most significant and influential contribtions to the analysis of that event ever published. It is superbly written, easy to understand, analyses the events from first principles and demonstrates, with amazing clarity, that the Warren Commission Report was garbage.

  8. Great article, thank you for sharing and keep up the great work!

  9. Stellar

    This is a great article!
    Thank you!

  10. they hide this so much its demonstrated in the movies up to date to keep people entertained… then they give oscars to the actors and the writers of the movie while leaving you feeling like… how in the world can anyone think about that ? Matrix,

  11. tinyspeck

    While this doesn’t excuse or begin to account for the astronomical sums spent without our knowledge or approval, secrecy has a strategic purpose in that we can expect any technology we employ or divulge to be eventually developed or stolen by a rival and used against US gubmit/corporate interests.

    For this reason I don’t think any technology is released to public knowledge until there’s already a more powerful technology waiting in the wings for TPTB’s defense from a rival who may use it.

  12. Tomas

    Promoting wars, selling weapons to guerrillas and drug cartels, allowing drugs to be smuggled. That’s where they get a portion of money for all the black budget programs.

  13. Kev

    This article actually ties into the Hollow Earth article.
    The Thule Society was the preceding secret society in Europe which was responsible for funding Viktor Schaubergers’ implosion concepts and building the Haunebu. Simply having a decade or two of a head start during this time of explosive growth and discoveries, could lead to the development and protection of communities or cultures using this highly secretive technology.
    Project Paperclip was the program for taking the personell and the technology back to the United States. They did not get all of it. But they did learn the importance of secrecy and shortly after created the NSA and many other covert and secretive organizations, to protect the development of technologies.
    The American public needs to stop paying for these crimes against humanity. Open your eyes to the Horrors being done in your name. Stop being Sheeple, and start being people.

  14. tom

    Oh please – ‘unspecified items’ have always been identified on DOD budgets back to the 1930s. Snowden isn’t the first. Where do you think funding for 1950s projects like the U2, SR-71 and F102 came from? Dreamland, Have Blue, the F117, and F22 came from the dark world, as well as various ‘sensors,’ radar evading and battlefield communications and spacecraft technologies. The goal is to keep the bad guys in the dark while exploiting their technology, and the best way to do that is to keep blabbermouths like congressmen and bureaucrats from bragging about what they know. DOD also came up with secret compartmentalized information security clearances after the Walker brothers were exposed selling dark world secrets. Under SCI, very few people know the full scope of a project. Combine Dark world and SCI and you have a better chance of keeping a secret secret.

  15. Thomas Brockman

    of course they do there is an entire underground base system throughout the lower and upper Midwest. Also aliens not only exist and have visited our planet in the past but exist on our planet now both beside us and beneath our feet

  16. Good lord… “This might well qualify them as a separate civilization – one that has broken away from our own, in effect, a breakaway civilization.”
    – See more at:

    • Traveller Thru Kalpas

      “This might well qualify them as a separate civilization – one that has broken away from our own, in effect, a breakaway civilization.”

      I don’t know that I would use the word “civilization,” although I realise it would be hard to find a more suitable one… perhaps “tribe” would do? It seems that many are still living out vestiges of tribal attitudes, especially in an “us against them” mindset. In any case, it is difficult to think “civilization” applying to any society which is still intensively developing weapons. How can that signal a civilization? So-called ancient civilizations also had strong appetites for war… Perhaps the employment of the term merely demonstrates a deluded tendency of self-congratulation.

  17. So who are the mucky-mucks running the show? …………Oh. Nevermind. I believe I know. No doubt Thomas does also.

  18. josed

    something r better left alone for the best of all u can not trust human. We r 2 ambition. An some people wont know what to think or do. In other words they would go crazy…

  19. Typo in the first quote, should say “KNOW nothing about ” not “no nothing about. Also Rumsfeld announced 2.3 TRILLION missing the day before 9/11, thats a lot more significant than 2.6 Billion he also said was gone.

  20. Then suddenly, a mighty angel picked up a boulder shaped like a huge Mill
    Stone, and threw it into The
    *Atlantic Ocean,*
    and cried mightily with a loud voice saying!!
    Just as I have thrown away this stone, the great city of Babylon will be thrown down with violence , and shall never be found again!!!
    The Book Of Revelation, Chapter 18 verse 21

  21. Whatever your sneaky little organizations , and secret handshakes , all of your difference from the common man .
    You forget one thing , you’re doing the harm ?
    Your agenda is evil .
    So , I hope you live a long life .

  22. Kbelle

    Thanks for this insightful article. I for one cannot wait for the “secret” world to finally be our reality. It’s about time the truth was revealed!! I’m always hoping!

  23. John Brook

    How did scientists observe the man’s travel if his physical being was left by his consciousness.

    • Red Warrior

      What they don’t tell you is there are also many things he claimed to see that the pioneer could not find and verify. Find the actual report from Stanford.

  24. I have mixed emotions about Edward Snowden. One tract of thinking is that he could possibly be an angel sent to wake up Americans. On the other side of the coin maybe he is from the Global Elite to inform Americans that we can not survive because they (elite) have all the power, ammunition, and control the government, the entire American Medical Industry, Big Agra, Big Oil, and of course the Media. All we have are a few deer rifles, an equal number of pistolas, a cooler full of beer, and the TV remote. It’s called cognitive dissonance, or in simpler terms, a nation full of 3 monkeys. “Hear nothing, See nothing, Say nothing.”
    I welcome comments.
    Peace, Joy, and Love forever,

    • DWS

      You seem to forget, the military is staffed by the 99%. The elites wouldn’t take the risk. Watch the documentary Citizen 4.

    • Hi Art, I understand the dissonance you speak of, yet that in itself is your mind waking from the hold of the belief that keeps people in the belief they are powerless so ‘hear nothing, see nothing, say nothing’. This is what the entire complex teaches, from the day you are born you are taught you are just a little ole you, restricted and powerless. That is how these systems stay in power…because your world is defined by your beliefs/thoughts which construct your reality. The full truth is that there are few of them and many of you…and yet it takes only just one person to break fully free and they access the ability to influence hundreds around them simply by knowing the truth of who they are, not what they are taught, ‘they’ the complex are afraid of this happening. That is why we the aeons are here to help you awaken to the truth…you are divine beings and this complex is at the top controlled by archons – soul less, godless beings who are convinced they are the creators, the gods of this world yet they have no ability to create or change this world. They only maintain power as they know you do all have this ability, so they create this power by the illusion of putting into the minds of humans of their own powerlessness, of believing you are limited by that which you can touch, see…when the truth is that you are creators who can change so much just by living in your own love, by belief and mental creation do you have the power to change the world you see’. Love and Light to you Art ♥

      • Vero

        Donna…..I remember fearing that one day I would wake up and every thing that I knew was nothing at all….the day actually came. I feel so far behind yet presently informed. Does that make sense to you? During the awakening (or remembrance) where should one start?

      • david stars

        Donna, exceptionally written words, like minds should link together, only then can change evolve into reality

      • karen

        Holy Amen to you Sweetheart !! it makes my heart absolutely sing that a younger (yet wise Old Soul!) is able to articulate and live out the words of Truth so masterfully above….I live and breath the same understanding! I needed this today, with a grateful heart…kudos to you.


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