CAOgdin commented on the blog post Assessment of North Korean Nuclear Arms Program Comes From Recovered Satellite
Sounds like the bleatings of the Military Industrial Complex to me: No evidence, just scarey claims that we’re all about to be bombed by those sophisticated, highly-advanced North Korean technologies!
Does “exaggeration” sound familiar? Doesn’t this sound like the claims made in 2002 about “nukes” (or “WMD”) in Iraq?
Just who’s doing the saber-rattling here, our own MIC (and their bought-and-paid-for Congress-critters), or the impoverished North Korean boy-king?
The modern conservative is engaged in one of man’s oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
— John Kenneth Galbraith
Let these nuts go create their own “ideal nation,” and see how long it takes for them, like “The Mouse That Roared”, to attack us in the vain attempt to reap massive foreign aid from the gubmint they so love to hate.
CAOgdin commented on the diary post Protection of the Public Against Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones) by John Washington.
This proposal is Wa-a-ay too restrictive. 1. I believe that all remotely-piloted vehicles (RPV), whether autonomous or under direct and complete control of a human operator MUST BE BANNED for use by all domestic governments, except over open fields without buildings or people. We have Fourth amendment rights, and a police state WILL use these [...]