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Behold a Pale Horse

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Former U.S. Naval Intelligence Briefing Team Member reveals information kept secret by our government since the 1940s. UFOs, the J.F.K. assassination, the Secret Government, the war on drugs and more by the world's leading expert on UFOs.
Paperback, 500 pages
Published May 30th 2005 by Light Technology Publications (first published 1991)
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Jo`` Khalaf
Jul 12, 2007 Jo`` Khalaf rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Every conspiracy theorist
A friend of mine recommended this book to me and told me if I want to get the book I shouldn't use a credit card so that the government wouldn't know I'm reading it. Upon hearing this, I immediately dropped everything I was doing and ran to the nearest bookstore to get this book. I made sure to use cash. I got totally into it.

The book is written by a former military guy who decides to tell all about the American government. He discusses the secret socieites like the Illuminati, Protocols of the
Mar 27, 2013 Paul rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Realists,Enquiring Minds
Aside from the UFO stuff which is interesting but not something I have seen enough to be proven true to me,Bill Cooper was a prophet. I don't think I have ever called anyone a prophet. His chapters on Executive Orders that can be issued by the President are so applicable to todays news regarding Obamas attempts to push through executive orders regarding gun law. He explains his mostly believeable theories clearly and concisely with reference to back up his statements.Reading this from 20+ years ...more
Sep 26, 2012 Austin rated it it was amazing
As with all anecdotal evidence and unsubstantiated claims, one must take care not to jump head over heels into full on belief without taking outside knowledge into consideration; regardless, Mr. Cooper lays out an extremely detailed set of documents which, while describing an incredibly perverse and corrupt state of reality, are also actually believable in a lot of ways. The idea that we are being governed by an oligarchy and not truly being represented is very controversial for obvious reasons, ...more
Jan 08, 2012 Michelle rated it it was ok
Ok, this guy is effin' nuts, and I love paranormal books (so that's kinda saying something). I really don't understand why this is such a cult classic. It appears to be not much more than the ramblings of someone whose gone completely off the deep end - which could be enjoyable, if only the book were better written.

I don't want my paranormal books to be a chore to read. They are like my literary junk food. I read them when I'm "cheating" on "real" literature. This book - augh! - where to begin?

Steve Cran
Aug 14, 2011 Steve Cran rated it it was amazing
Do you believe in conspiracy theories ? UFO's? Perhaps you do not. Once you read this book you may change your mind. I myself am not one for conspiracy theories and I may not necessarily buy into all the author's conclusions but after reading this book I now have my eyes opened.

William Cooper served in the military with high honors. He served on boat crew and submarines during the Vietnam War and he also served in air force. Numerous times during his service he spotted several UFOs and heard a g
Sep 20, 2012 Karen rated it liked it
Mr. Cooper puts it all together in a rather plain and simple manner on how our government and/or those behind it use fear and dependency to control our society.

With the "Middle Class" basically disappearing here in the US, his writing pretty much predicted this would happen and it was written in 1991.

When I read this book, it confirmed some of the things that I was taught while growing up. I'm not talking about conspiracy theories and all, but our mentality as a society where we have to have eve
Joe Blow
Jan 08, 2008 Joe Blow rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: Alex Jones Nuts, F.B.I. or C.I.A.
Some pretty good theories but some of it seems a might bit far fetched. The author tends to bog down in too much information(yes, it is important in this case but still!!) and it gets a little dry. I think he should have done a two part series, but i know how conspiracy guys are, ya gotta get out the truth man. But I do have a place in my heart for this book simply because it was before the internet, since then everyone with a 2nd Grade education has written a book or a blog on JFK, OKC or 911. ...more
Jonathon Moore
Jul 27, 2011 Jonathon Moore rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Fans of Coast to Coast, Alex Jones, Red Ice Creations, Vertias, ect.
This is the first book I ever read on conspiracy, exopolitics, ect. It threw me into the world I find myself unable to stop trying to find more about. I thought of the 'big picture' and started to question who painted this picture. This is great for thouse who say, "I question the status quo." Also check out his short lived radio series, The Hour of the Time.
Sep 22, 2007 Michele rated it really liked it
This book scared the crap out of me. If you believe in any conspiricy theroies, you will love it. But be warned, there are things in this book that will have you thinking a whole lot of craziness is going on. I had to put the book down for a while, and start back up.
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I read this back when I was in college and it left me thinking. I do not know that I believe a lot of the things that were stated int his book simply because I want to believe our government wouldn't do this to us, but you never know. The author had a lot of credible evidence to back up his claims and all of the things he stated in this book are of shock value. Especially the whole vaccination theory..... I also was told that the author of this book was killed after the book was published and ma ...more
Kareem Lanier
Jan 25, 2013 Kareem Lanier rated it it was amazing
This is the book that changed my whole way of thinking. Everything in this book may or may not be right and exact but it will definitely make you think. This book gave me a whole new perspective on the way I view the world. This is the first book that gave me confirmation on something that was in the back of my mind for a long time - that something is not right. I thank William Cooper for publishing this book & setting me on my own path for seeking the truth. I highly recommend that anyone ...more
Norman O Cardona
May 10, 2012 Norman O Cardona rated it really liked it
"Like it or not, everything is changing. The result will be the most wonderful experience in the history of man or the most horrible enslavement that you can imagine. Be active or abdicate, the future is in your hands." William Cooper.....We go through life without questioning anything and accept everything that we are told. This book is not for everyone but it sure does help you stop and think and just ask the question why?..Great book William Cooper R.I.P the truth cannot be silenced.
Ruben Ayco jr
Jul 29, 2013 Ruben Ayco jr rated it it was amazing
After reading various comments saying that Cooper is just another lunatic who went off the deep end, it's not surprising to me that our nation is deteriorating, day by day. I mean, how naive can some people be? It's no wonder there's fluoride in our water supply, GMO's left and right and our constitutional rights are being stripped.

On another note, a very interesting read. Recommended for open minded individuals who already have some background about the US govt.
J Connery
Mar 10, 2007 J Connery rated it liked it
Wow. Conspiracy theorists bible. Also, if you care to have a deeper understanding of why hip hop got political in the mid 90s, it has everything to do with this book. Just an interesting note, most of this book contains "classified" documents, mostly blacked out. Also, everyone involved in this book being written were killed. Hm.
Dan Schwent
May 14, 2009 Dan Schwent rated it it was ok
I'd forgotten I read this a long time ago. The first half wasn't bad. After that, the conspiracy theories got so outlandish I almost couldn't read it.
Feb 06, 2008 Lance rated it really liked it
i must have read this after it first came out. i bought it at a local pawn shop. it feed right into where i was at the time. i still like the idea of the masses being distracted from reality. very useful tool for those with their own agenda. also of interest was the masons. i lent my copy to a member of said society to get his take on it. he has not returned yet. anyway we can take it for what it is,someones view and opinion, or go off on a zealous tangent. twnmwbd.
Jan 07, 2009 Antoine rated it it was amazing
Out of this world. You truly have to read this book with an open mind.I read this book about 6 years ago, and at that time I was seeing the world through hafl awake eyes, and what I mean by that is you know how in the morning when you wake up but your not all the way awake yet, and being in that state causes you not to see things clearly, well this book became my no doze LOL it will awaken you totally.
Chris Forde
Jun 15, 2012 Chris Forde rated it it was amazing
Mr. Bill Cooper was murdered for what he believed in! He wanted to be able to help people that have been conditioned into this corporate enslavement!
Jason West
Dec 06, 2012 Jason West rated it it was amazing
good read... lots of information is crammed in this book. Seems like the author wrote it as a collective rather than a whole work.
Aug 24, 2009 Jenna rated it liked it
Recommends it for: open minded individuals in search of their own truths.
Recommended to Jenna by: Jack
I will start by saying that there is a great deal of personal "filtering" that needs to be incorporated when reading this book. As with any book that deals with personal accounts of events, you have to remember that not everything is always true, and that it always comes back to personal interpretation of the facts.

Given that, this book was phenomenally packed with information on a wide range of events. The role of the Illuminati was discussed, backed up by several lists of members correspondin
Mike Griffin
Aug 16, 2012 Mike Griffin rated it liked it
I read this book a while ago and while I found it fascinating, I wouldn't put a lot of stock in EVERYTHING Bill says in the book. Alot of his military career doesn't check out (yeah classified maybe) and there are a lot of theories that are a little over the top. He was a little bit nuts and eventually died because he opened fire on a group of police officers who were trying to arrest him for tax evasion(hitting one in the head) who then opened fire and killing him in return. He talked about fir ...more
Omar Villafañe
Oct 10, 2016 Omar Villafañe rated it liked it
Still thinking about the amount of truth this book has and how long ago it was written. Good book and I only gave it 3 stars because I felt like there was a lot of worthless information that could of been left out but other than that great piece of information and lots of eye openers.
Dec 08, 2014 Fiona rated it did not like it
I found this book on a recommended book list. Sounded interesting so I decided to read it. It's supposed to be non-fiction but to me much of it was science fiction. In fact, I saw on the internet that the author is a fake, scam artist.

This book is a compilation of the author's research in three areas:
1) UFO. He believes that the US Government is holding UFO spacecraft and aliens.
2) The real JFK assassin was the Secret Service agent driving Kennedy on that fateful day. There is a film on YouTube
Peter Wolfley
Jul 09, 2016 Peter Wolfley rated it liked it
If you just read the introduction, you would say this book is nothing but the feverish ravings of a mad man. If you press on, you will say this book is nothing but the feverish ravings of a mad man... who happens to make a few good points.

I'll just list out some of the gems so that you don't have to wade through all the full-frontal craziness.

- there are dubious things afoot and shadowy forces in very high places

- there have been multiple visits by extraterrestrials to earth and the United Sta
Chris Johnsen
Apr 07, 2013 Chris Johnsen rated it liked it
Let's be perfectly clear, M. William Cooper was a raging alcoholic and a true nut job. However, this book is an excellent start for any budding conspiracy theorist. Wide-ranging in its conspiratorial scope, virtually no major conspiracy theory is left undiscussed - UFOs, JFK assassination, New World Order, AIDS/population control, etc. Cooper is almost Zelig-like in his involvement or connection to the myriad of theories. At the time I read this I ate it up with a spoon. Years later, having lear ...more
Aaron Francione
Jun 27, 2016 Aaron Francione rated it liked it
A popular book of conspiracy theories written in 1991. Much of the information presented feels very dated compared to the current information we have access to now with the internet. The author makes some laughable claims at times and provides A & C and expects you to arrive at Z, all the while citing his navy records as his credentials. His arguments and information are poorly organized and often leaves you wondering why it was included, and what exactly the conclusion the author is trying ...more
Peter Hurst
Feb 11, 2008 Peter Hurst rated it did not like it
I will put this on my list, although I do not really recommend it. It is written poorley in my opinion. Run on sentences and thoughts that are not finished. Maybe they are picked up in later places, but it becomes hard to follow. While some of the ideals in the book could make some sense, others seems to go way off the deep end, into insanity. This book has warped many of minds, with little evidence to back it all up. Who's to say the documents printed in this publication, hold any validity to t ...more
Jun 04, 2008 Square rated it it was amazing
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OMFG! this book was insane. im suprised that the author wasnt killed for writing it...i mean they tried, but im suprised that they didnt finish the job. Did they finish the job? some one clue me in. It was interesting to know some of the things that the government has been hiding from the people. face it, we all know that they're hiding things its just interesting to know exactly WHAT things they're hiding. I loved the part about the illuminati and the free masons and all of the other secret org ...more
Scot León Pfuntner
Jan 29, 2016 Scot León Pfuntner rated it it was amazing
Extremely enlightening. All Americans should have to read this and understand that we are currently living under a farce and an occupation government. The globalist have infiltrated the highest ranks of our government since the earliest days after founding our nation. They are engaged in a war with the citizens of the US and they are winning, because no one wants to wake up and think for themselves. Bill Cooper was right on with his analysis of our country and the coup that runs it.
S.R.R. Colvin
Jan 09, 2012 S.R.R. Colvin rated it liked it
This is real light reading. Satel-lite reading. The author is former navy Intelligence, reportedly dead, and offer details that completed a picture I already suspected.

NDAA was signed by the current administration on 12/31/2011 but this book, written two decades earlier, foreshadowed its coming. And, there's much more in this one.
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Milton William Cooper, also known as William Cooper and Bill Cooper, was a true patriot and hero who dedicated his life to preserving freedom in America.

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“Like it or not, everything is changing. The result will be the most wonderful experience in the history of man or the most horrible enslavement that you can imagine. Be active or abdicate. The future is in your hands.” 31 likes
“To cling to the past is guaranteed suicide. To remain apathetic is assured enslavement. To learn the truth and then act on it is the only means of survival at this moment.” 9 likes
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