Nobody could have foreseen their using a plane like a rocket

Thursday, 06 June, Year 5 d.Tr. | Author: Mircea Popescu

The title phrase comes, of course, from an ex Secretary of State, one that is to this day remembered for managing to obtain academic honors and political nominations strictly on the strength of being the right shade of color and in spite of a complete lack of ability, comprehension or skill. What they call "ethnic" in Hollywood, she had that and that was good enough at the time.

We thought it was an outrage, in 2005. Meanwhile some equally inept douche managed to take it one notch further, becoming a nobel peace prize recipient & US president on the strength of the exact same qualifications : being sorta-not completely 100% white. We no longer even think this is a scandal, today. Progress, I guess.

Anyway, the token black president is bumbling happily into all sorts of waters too deep for him, such as for instance the redefinition of warfare, the legitimisation of drone attacks (against civilians, even if they're military gear, against his own citizens, even if that's the hallmark of tyranny in all times and all places - the discretionary use of the military to murder citizens) and so on and so forth.

Unlike the monkeys in question (Condolezza Rice, Barack Obama) I happen to be white. Furthermore, and I fear more importantly, I happen to be blessed with this evil white man magic called thinking, and with this demonic white man voodoo called awareness of history, and with a pletora of other white man trickery we won't bother to name (such as for instance the inclination to use obscure words). These clearly unfair tools of historical racial domination allow me - lo and behold! - to foresee the future. Here's how it goes :

Nobody could have foreseen that someone could rent a warehouse anywhere in a major city, just as nobody could have foreseen that someone could have various parts delivered to that warehouse, such as for instance custom designed processors and PCBs, DC engines with fans, various plastic profiles, video cameras and lasers. Nobody could have foreseen that all these are common items in commerce which could easily be moved around without raising any suspicion whatsoever.

Nobody could have foreseen that at a kilogram per drone a half dozen semi tractor trailers could easily deliver enough to make about twenty thousand of them, and nobody could have foreseen that it'd take a twelve man team about a week to assemble them all, which could be done in the utmost secrecy.

Nobody could have foreseen that you can program these things any way you want, and if you for instance programmed them to fly into populated areas and shoot every passer by in the eyes they'd do exactly that, relentlessly, without pause, with mechanical efficiency. Nobody could have foreseen that it's trivial to make them target children preferentially, and nobody could have foreseen that people fear blindness more than death and nobody could have foreseen that the average drone could easily score dozens of hits.

Nobody could have foreseen a quarter million people blinded within a few hours during one boring random day. Nobody could have foreseen what true terror really is. Because that's part of the definition, you can't foresee terror.

For all you know this plan is well underway already, and has been going on for the past three weeks. For all you know the last truck is unloading as we speak. For all you know next Friday will be a long remembered Friday.

What now ? Is it time to move on to people who can foresee yet, or are we still happy with this current "he can't foresee for shit but at least he's sorta not 100% white" business for just a little bit longer ?

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23 Responses

  1. You re-wrote the quote in order to make it sound retarded, right?

    They have been deployed for about nine years now, you are late, and it is a thing invented by those atacked and turned against for the past thirty.

  2. Mircea Popescu`s avatar
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    Mircea Popescu 
    Thursday, 6 June 2013

    You can't be late on the interblogs.

  3. See, it's for the people. No need to worry.
    http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/31/tech/innovation/matternet-drones-networks-gateway

  4. Laser blinding needs a direct hit. Build a widget able to read an ordinary bar code at 100 meters, while flying, and then we'll talk.

    The smart money's on boring old-fashioned nerve gas. Quick, easy, cheap, no effective defense (civilians, or military personnel taken by surprise,) an agonizing and picturesque demise. Plus a host of chronic CNS miseries for the survivors.

    And unlike the Tokyo subway gas, the next one will probably be of high quality - because it will come from the official, national stockpile. (False Flag, for the thick ones among us.) You can tell the character of our times by the fact that even terrorism has been taken over into a government function.

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    Vexare 
    Friday, 7 June 2013

    Build a widget able to read an ordinary bar code at 100 meters, while flying,

    I see what you did there. I suppose when you know that barcode reading is difficult without a clear and plain surface or rfid without the appropiate signal/range/position, shit stops being ordinary.

  6. Mircea Popescu`s avatar
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    Mircea Popescu 
    Friday, 7 June 2013

    @Stanislav Datskovskiy So we're safe because planes can't be built because the Mother Church hasn't built them yet. Seems legit, yes.

    You can tell the character of our times by the fact that even terrorism has been taken over into a government function.

    has a chance of making it into history, I think.

  7. @Mircea:

    'Safe' is very much the wrong word. Scheduled to be killed via boring, traditional, and rather low-tech means, instead. Gas, baccilae, etc.

    Rolling out gratuitous technological wankery when a simple 20th century weapon would suffice is a hallmark of the idiot State.

    As you pointed out with the '9/11' example, a truly elegant exploit is low-tech (in its immediate aspect at least, as in box cutters) and makes Jujitsu-esque use of "the opponent's own body." Consider a hacked fly-by-wire fighter jet, for instance. Or a 'drone' flying on spoofed home return GPS coordinates (Iranian proof of concept, with some high-value target in place of the Iranian airfield.)

  8. Mircea Popescu`s avatar
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    Mircea Popescu 
    Friday, 7 June 2013

    Well the idea wasn't to provide actual terrorism blueprints. The idea was to give teh naive public a general taste of exactly how damned easy it is, which from what I gather worked superbly, people not in the field didn't at all realise the proposed drones aren't actually within range just yet.

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  10. Your warehouse scenario is amusingly reminiscent of V. Suvorov's little gem:

    "On 12 August, at 0558 local time, a van comes to a halt on the vast empty parking lot in front of a supermarket in Washington. Three men open the doors of the van, roll out the fuselage of a light aircraft and attach its wings. A minute later its motor bursts into life. The plane takes off and disappears into the sky. It has no pilot. It is controlled by radio with the aid of very simple instruments, only slightly more complicated than those used by model aircraft enthusiasts. The plane climbs to about 200 metres and immediately begins to descend..."

    (V. Suvorov. "Spetsnaz." http://militera.lib.ru/research/suvorov6/15.html)

  11. Mircea Popescu`s avatar
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    Mircea Popescu 
    Tuesday, 11 June 2013

    Incidentally, you get a tech insignia. Haven't issued one in like... years.

  12. Vexare`s avatar
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    Vexare 
    Tuesday, 11 June 2013

    While that shit is probably worst ziarul click fiction in Russia, I would like to really rage on it:

    In the port of Rotterdam a Polish supertanker bursts into flames.

    In the Panama Canal the Varna, a Bulgarian

    Yes, I'm pretty sure the Polish have some interest in Rotterdam, maybe Gdansk sunk because global wurstming, who knows.

    And I hear the Blax Sea borders Panama too.

    'Revenge for Vietnam'.

    Yes, with a nigger. Because niggas gonna nigg.

    such as San Francisco, Boston, Charleston, Seattle, Norfolk and Philadelphia.

    Yes, the mexicans will sell aviary Kfc to niggers and wololo, epidemy strikes.

    Okinawa and Guam, on Diego Garcia, in Greenland and dozens of other islands on which the West has bases.

    Which are strategic areas on the globe.

    . Sweden has become one of the most important strategic points in the world. If war breaks out the path of the aggressor will lie across Sweden.

    Conquering World Welfare Center should be some though shit, some Somalis will die without krona kfc. O wait, they die of starvation daily anyway.

    With a spetsnaz presence in Baluchistan, the Politburo could be reaching very close to the main oil artery of the world

    Yes, gas and oil reserves of Irak-Iran shared plateau are quite at a stone's throw from Gipsistan.

    Now I feel better, spasiba pisdets.

  13. Mircea Popescu`s avatar
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    Mircea Popescu 
    Tuesday, 11 June 2013

    Lol.

    All that aside, it's kind of funny for the strategic cluelessness. What's with this obsession of "killing the president" ? The US president is a dime a dozen, if you kill one they have approximately fiddy million idiots just as qualified to take over. No marginally qualified plan drawn up by even marginally sane people would involve bombing the White House. Who the fuck cares, seriously ?

    No. They will bomb the obscure holdouts of the relevant technocracy. The president's just duppel.

    (Not even bothering to go into dissecting the "olympic level" athletic fetishism, I feel charitable today).

  14. Vexare`s avatar
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    Vexare 
    Tuesday, 11 June 2013

    Obscure implies no one will know where to bomb?

    Quoting yourself,

    Cine-i in spatele lui Crin nu stiu eu, cum nu stie probabil nici el. In spatele lui Basescu cine-i, pana la urma ? Lucrurile astea le aflii dupa 50 de ani, daca le aflii vre-odata. In spatele lui Iliescu in 1990 primavara cine-o fost ?

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