“You know, in a sane world, every country would unite against Iran and blow it off the face of the earth. That would be the sane thing to do.”
Bill O'Reilly on his radio program The Radio Factor, March 8, 2006
“The propagandist’s purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human.”
-Aldous Huxley, 1937
Useful weapons can be complicated to operate. That’s why it’s so helpful that fine illustrators from around the world show us how to use our machines properly.
Lieutenant Schiesskopf was an R.O.T.C. graduate who was rather glad war had broken out, since it gave him the opportunity to wear an officer’s uniform every day and say “Men” in a clipped, military voice to the bunches of kids who fell into his clutches every eight weeks on their way to the butcher’s block.”
Catch-22, by Joseph Heller
A stealth bomber tries to fly, fails, crashes, burns. And 1.5 billion dollars — poof — vanish. Don’t worry, we’re pretty sure there’s more where that came from.
French artist Edmond Guilliaume’s 1870 portrait of Wilhelm I, proclaimed the first German emperor in the Hall of Versailles during the Franco-Prussian War. Glorious wars were to follow!
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The butterfly bomb of WW2 may have been man’s first working cluster bomb. Dozens of the submunitions could be released from a single container to attack civilian and military targets. And like modern cluster bombs, if they failed to detonate, our top technicians designed them to injure and kill anyone who happened to touch them. Yes, it’s quite touching how man embraces natural forms.
The surprise story of America’s drone proliferation may be the toll it takes on drone pilots. Molleindustria explores this in Unmanned, a brilliant online video game that depicts a “day in the life of a drone pilot.”
From our gallery of ongoing YouTube INFILTRATIONS. Most dogs can tell you that weapons are very, very good for the corporations that make and sell them.