09.14.15

Father of Electromagnetic Pulse Doom Fiction & Jim Bakker

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Extremism, WhiteManistan at 2:42 pm by George Smith

William Forstchen, the father of electromagnetic pulse doom romance fiction on Amazon, here on Jim Bakker (yes, that Jim Bakker) predicting death for 90 percent of American population during the trials of purification after an Iranian/North Korean attack. The only thing that will save you — the you being the old white paranoid people in […]

07.21.15

Ted Cruz, electromagnetic pulse crazy

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Culture of Lickspittle, WhiteManistan at 9:41 pm by George Smith

But you probably could have guessed. Truth be told, every potential Republican Party candidate will have to join the cult. The dangerous GOP base of white American revenge-seekers, paranoids and nihilists demands it. (Some already have. Rick Santorum, Mike Huckabee, Jeb Bush and, I think, Donald Trump immediately spring to mind.) So, in the National […]

02.17.14

Iran test run for electromagnetic pulse doom

Posted in Crazy Weapons, WhiteManistan at 9:55 am by George Smith

From the Cult of Electromagnetic Pulse Crazy: Iran’s surprising decision to move warships off the Atlantic coast poses a potential catastrophic threat to America from a nuclear or electromagnetic pulse attack, according to an expert who foresaw Iran’s move … Peter Pry said the ships are probably conducting a test for a future visit from […]

07.02.13

‘States rights’ and Electromagnetic Pulse Crazies

Posted in Crazy Weapons at 1:51 pm by George Smith

Since Roscoe Bartlett was run out of Congress leaving the cause of electromagnetic pulse doom-stopping in the hands of legitimate rape caucus member Trent Franks of Arizona, the old Cult of EMP Crazy has been gravely damaged. But like the twin phenomena of zombie dramatic cable television and movies, it always staggers forward, always has […]

05.25.12

White, right wing, paranoid and out of ideas? Go with electromagnetic pulse

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Culture of Lickspittle, Extremism at 10:02 am by George Smith

What do you do if your a sub-mediocre writer of thriller fiction for the extreme right and out of ideas on threats to the United States? Go with electromagnetic pulse. Here’s a link to chew on — Amazon’s listing of books on EMP, this — only the paperbacks. 1,633 entries for the Cult of Electromagnetic […]

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 […]

07.24.11

The Empire’s Dog Feces: Electromagnetic pulse weapon mania

Posted in Crazy Weapons at 3:53 pm by George Smith

Late last week news spiked on alleged mainland Chinese interest in electromagnetic pulse bombs. A Washington Post blog entry on the matters introduces the issue: [A] newly disclosed U.S. intelligence assessment describes American concerns that China might be developing sophisticated weapons to zap the self-governing islandís electronics, or perhaps to use against an American aircraft […]

05.16.11

Electromagnetic Pulse Theatre

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Phlogiston at 3:41 pm by George Smith

Electromagnetic pulse is now the official plot device for most invasion science-fiction or any drama the requires the nullification of the US military. Paradoxically, the US military is hardened against EMP — the old Cold War thing, remember. Hadda be able to continue mutual assured destruction even if everything else had fallen down. Anyway, the […]

02.08.10

Electromagnetic Pulse Crazy and The Short Count

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Extremism at 6:29 pm by George Smith

In today’s Washington Times, Arnaud de Borchgrave, often called ‘the Short Count’ behind closed doors, if he is called at all, writes about how a neocon thinks the Obama administration can save and revitalize the country. Bomb Iran! The Short Count writes: Mr. Obama is floundering as he tries to reset his presidency on economics. […]

12.14.11

Cult of EMP Crazy: Our imaginary pulse bomb

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Culture of Lickspittle at 10:30 am by George Smith

Ripples from the Newt Gingrich electromagnetic pulse attack phenom, published in the New York Times days ago, continue lapping over the minds of those mesmerized into believing one of our most long-standing techno-rubbish myths. In this case, it’s our electromagnetic pulse bomb — the weapon that’s been coming but never quite arriving for twenty years. […]

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