12.26.11

The Empire’s Dog Feces: Not quite a Screamer

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Culture of Lickspittle at 1:39 pm by George Smith

No surprise, the US Army has committed 5 million dollars to bring smaller flying assassins to bear on paupers. Called the Switchblade, here’s Aerovironment’s promotional video for the item. Five million seems a fairly small outlay for a drone order, suggesting performance restrictions not apparent in Aerovironment’s promotional video for the Switchblade. Limitations seem to […]

05.31.11

The Empire’s Dog Feces: Mistaking arms manufacturing research for innovation

Posted in Crazy Weapons at 3:14 pm by George Smith

Good news, lads! Good news! Smaller flying androids and freedom bombs for everyone worldwide, courtesy of Douchebag Engineering Applications, Inc Raytheon. In yet another sign the US is an intellectually bankrupt nation, the front page of the LA Times today featured a story on “mini-weapons” development. Passing off the mutton of crap inventions that, on […]

04.22.11

The Empire’s Dog Feces: The drones fly in, the drones fly out, the maggots play pinochle on your snout

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Permanent Fail at 3:27 pm by George Smith

In the empire the only businesses in growth are the peddlers of dog shit. Arms manufacturing, General Atomics, Northrop Grumman’s pirate-shooting laser arm, etc. On the day the Pakistanis give a purely for show ceremonial boot to US drones flying out of Shamsi in order to appease the angry locals, the American drone business gets […]

03.01.11

Laughable innovations: Hummingbird robot

Posted in Crazy Weapons at 10:44 am by George Smith

One salient feature of the US press is the continued fascination with robots that aren’t quite as wonderful as described. The stories and people in them try to convey the impression that innovation and revolution in American technology are everywhere. The world is always radically changed by the allegedly eye-popping robots and drones produced for […]