03.11.17

Growth job: War fanzine writing

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Culture of Lickspittle at 10:26 am by George Smith

From one of the on-line outlets that delivers daily pieces advocating war, describing future war with China or Russia, describing past war with Germany or Japan (not Vietnam) and doing baseball card-like profiles of weapons, both imagined and real. Title from the National Interest: How China’s Mad Scientists Plan to Shock America’s Military: Super Lasers, […]

07.29.15

Our ray guns aren’t even fit for sci-fi tv

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Culture of Lickspittle at 2:34 pm by George Smith

Research into basic science and the American military don’t mix. That’s because our generals and admirals aren’t known for their zeal over it. Unless it promises the magical. (There is, for instance, this magical prediction that the jet fuel problem had been solved. We will make it from water!) So they are rubes for private […]