12.20.12

Script advisor to Red Dawn

Posted in Crazy Weapons at 3:28 pm by George Smith

The remake of Red Dawn was laughed out of town. On Metacritic it was a well into the red 32. “The film adopts a fringe conspiracy theory that has long been pushed by a small, right-wing coalition led by Newt Gingrich: that terrorists or a rogue state could devastate America with an electro-magnetic pulse, or […]

12.19.12

Christmas presents

Posted in Crazy Weapons at 2:03 pm by George Smith

“The EMP pulser with a special Antenna is capable of shutting down a computer at a distance of 15 meters,” it reads. Thirty four thousand dollars, cheap. But my favorites are the $1400 can crusher and the $350 fish stunner. Ever since Rep. Roscoe Bartlett was retired in November a whole bunch of fun has […]

11.27.12

A famous person leaves WhiteManistan

Posted in Culture of Lickspittle, Extremism at 8:52 am by George Smith

Pointed to by Paul Krugman, Reaganite supply-side economist Bruce Bartlett throws in the towel in a long essay for the American Conservative. It’s clear he wants to write another book about it. Presumably, it is meant to serve as a leader for offers. The essence of it is the Republican Party is well and truly […]

11.09.12

Nugent & the Obamaphone

Posted in Psychopath & Sociopath, Ted Nugent at 9:20 am by George Smith

The New Confederacy lost, Ted. But you’ll always have Waco. Famous last words, from this summer just prior to Nugent getting a visit from the US Secret Service: If Barack Obama becomes the President in November again, I will either be dead or in jail by this time next year. From today’s WaTimes (you really […]

11.01.12

Roscoe’s last ride (continued)

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Extremism at 8:15 am by George Smith

Roscoe Bartlett, and others, in the trailer of a straight to Internet movie about the end of US civilization. Cult of Electromagnetic Pulse Crazy eminence grise Roscoe Bartlett is approaching an election which the odds-makers say will end his political career. From local news in Maryland: Incumbent Republican Roscoe Bartlett, who’s held the seat since […]

10.30.12

Cult of EMP Crazy Chief: End of career in sight

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Extremism at 1:19 pm by George Smith

Maryland’s notorious kook, House Republican Roscoe Bartlett, is nearing what appears to be the end of his political career as head of the Cult of Electromagnetic Pulse Crazy lobby. As long as I can remember Bartlett has been in congress, warning about how an enemy — North Korea, or terrorists, and now the special foe […]

09.27.12

The Bomb Iran lobby

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Extremism at 2:49 pm by George Smith

If they could personally touch off a war with Iran before the election, they would. From the Cult of Electromagnetic Pulse Crazy, and the anti-shariah law/get Huma Abedin crew, this — timed for Netanyahu’s “red line” speech at the UN. It’s useful to see how the Cult is doing its best to start another war […]

08.06.12

Pete and Re-Pete were in a boat …

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Extremism at 9:07 am by George Smith

Pete fell out and who was left? Cult of Electromagnetic Pulse Crazy Peter Pry, at the right-wing FrontPage magazine, on EMP doom and his group of lobbyists trying to save us from it: Peter Pry: Our Task Force is an experiment in returning to an earlier era, when the private sector played a much bigger […]

12.23.11

Cult of EMP Crazy: Roscoe strikes back

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Extremism at 12:40 pm by George Smith

Perturbed by the semi-bad press the New York Times gathered for the Cult of Electromagnetic Pulse Crazy/Newt Gingrich piece a week or so ago, Roscoe Bartlett, the ancient GOP Congressman from Maryland who is one of the cult’s leaders, replied: Threats to the United States from a shockwave of electricity known as an electromagnetic pulse, […]

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 […]

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