It's rare to hear from any branch or division of the Federal Government talking at all about UFOs, so when the Navy openly admits it has plans to investigate them, it's pleasantly surprising. They are, however, adding an unpleasant caveat -- whatever they find, they won't tell us.

According to SF gate, the U.S. Navy has plans to look into reports of UFOs by their own pilots. A spokesman for the office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare, Joe Gradisher had this to say:

Military aviation safety organizations always retain reporting of hazards to aviation as privileged information in order to preserve the free and honest prioritization and discussion of safety among aircrew. Furthermore, any report generated as a result of these investigations will, by necessity, include classified information on military operations.

Look at that. Here they are, admitting, "We are looking and you don't need to know." We are not essential personnel as it relates to UFOs and/or extraterrestrial life. I'm not breaking any Earth shattering news when I say our Government has a long, ugly, well-documented history with secret keeping. They do have this history indeed, and the reason for it is that they don't think we can handle the truth.

Based on what I've seen in my time on Earth, I can't say I disagree with that notion. I can handle the truth, what about you?