There have been a lot of announcements related to extraterrestrial life from "mainstream" organizations.
UN to appoint Earth contact for aliens | News.com.au
Pope's Astronomer Would Baptize ET
U.S. Nuclear Weapons Have Been Compromised by Unidentified Aerial Objects | Reuters
BBC News - A distant Earth-like exoplanet 'could have life'
Now I'm pretty skeptical guy in general, but all of this activity does seem a bit suspicious. It's as if The Powers That Be are grooming the unwashed masses into the idea of aliens existing, without causing mass panic.
And if there's any President who thinks that "the truth" should be disclosed to the populace, it's probably an NF like Obama.
This is an article from a year ago:
Official disclosure of extraterrestrial life is imminent - Honolulu exopolitics | Examiner.com