||[Nov. 10th, 2004|02:30 pm]
8 or so bees in my bonnet
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after the vietnam war a bruised and humiliated american military realised they had lost because they weren't cunning enough and they looked for alternatives. they found them in the new-age counter-culture of the time and the first earth battalion was born.
thinking outside the box was encouraged nothing was too weird to try...
they have given us taser guns and incapacitating foam.
the incessant playing of the barney the dinosaur theme tune to prisoners at abu-gharib (a cruel and unusual punishment if ever there was one) can be directly traced back to their ideas.
you really couldn't make it up.