05.04.15

More Tales of the Wealthy, White and Paranoid

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Culture of Lickspittle, Extremism, Fiat money fear and loathers at 2:02 pm by George Smith

The character of America’s Cult of Electromagnetic Pulse is rock solid kook-ism from the far right. It’s mainstream, an industry as well as a grifter’s paradise. There is good money to be made provisioning it: Advice pamphlets, rotten fiction and non-fiction books, emergency tools, concrete, cinder blocks, fuel, barriers of all types, entrenching shovels that […]

05.15.12

Marinated in electromagnetic pulse doom

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Extremism, Imminent Catastrophe at 1:22 pm by George Smith

The crazies are already crazy enough, buddy. Don’t make it worse. A new series created by JJ Abrams — Revolution — illustrates how marinated US popular culture is in electromagnetic pulse doom stories. In the real world it’s solely the property of the extreme right wing. But you can’t have a television show with just […]

12.22.11

Cult of EMP Crazy: Beaten by science

Posted in Crazy Weapons at 9:11 am by George Smith

Two days ago, Secrecy blog published a report by the JASONs, a group of eminent scientists regularly tasked with providing analysis and conclusion on potential threats for the US government. According to Secrecy blog: The U.S. electric power grid is vulnerable to damage from severe electromagnetic solar storms and remedial measures should be taken to […]

08.30.11

Cult of EMP Crazy: Infiltrates Times website

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Extremism, War On Terror at 9:38 am by George Smith

Today, the Cult of EMP Crazy infiltrated the New York Times website via Greenwire, a “blog on energy and development.” Written by Peter Behr, it has all the features common in an electromagnetic pulse crazy plant — sources almost exclusively from the cult lobby. DD blog has dealt with most of the matters and individuals […]

06.16.10

Cult of EMP Crazy: HuffPost kook and others

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Extremism, Why the World Doesn't Need US at 10:45 am by George Smith

The new story which the Cult of Electromagnetic Pulse Crazy now regularly shills is that of the angry sun. The sun is waking up from a long period of quiet — which is true — and erupting solar storms and mass ejections may shatter advanced civilization, it goes. Just like in “The Road,” the movie […]

06.03.10

Cult of EMP Crazy: Advocates for their business interests

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Extremism at 2:20 pm by George Smith

Common sense would seem to dictate that leaders of corporations ought not to be empowered by the US government to provide threat assessments which stand to directly enrich their interests. But that’s how the US conducts business. From top to bottom, people read of agencies subverted by the businesses they are supposed to regulate. And […]