Another day in America, another exaggerated threat: about EMP weapons

Summary: A new day, a new fear barrage on America. Today we're told to wet our pants in fear of North Korea or terrorists detonating a nuke to create an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) to burn out our weapons (as opposed to using it to destroy a city). The threat-mongerers exaggerate the danger, but more interesting … Continue reading Another day in America, another exaggerated threat: about EMP weapons

Renowned Physicists Cast Doubt on Gingrich’s Far-Fetched Scenario about EMP weapons

Summary:  With Newt Gingrich leading in the Republican presidential polls, many of the hobby horses of the far right surge into view again.  They've invested considerable resources convincing Americans about things to hate or fear.  One such is EMP, a civilization-ending strike from the sky.  Today's guest article by Nick Schwellenbach explains the reality behind the … Continue reading Renowned Physicists Cast Doubt on Gingrich’s Far-Fetched Scenario about EMP weapons

Electromagnetic Pulse Weapons, generating waves of fear in America for 20 years

Summary:  We are afraid of so many things.  That makes us so easy to control.  A brave and skeptical citizenry would be our rulers' greatest fear, if we were likely to change. The Long War requires a constant bombardment of the Homeland by exaggerated threats in order to produce a state of low-level fear in the people.  … Continue reading Electromagnetic Pulse Weapons, generating waves of fear in America for 20 years