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THE MEN WHO STARE AT GOATS

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THE MEN WHO STARE AT GOATS

Postby blunt » Thu Aug 23, 2007 12:35 pm

http://www.jonronson.com

This is by the guy whoe wrote THEM (see earlier post) and it is an absolute stunning read.
Witty, weird, wild.
PsyOps in the miltary: everything from "remote viewers" to attempts to walk through walls and stare goats to death.
One even glares at a hamster until it tips over.
Excellent.
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Postby SombreroFallout » Thu Aug 23, 2007 1:21 pm

That book is a fantastic read. And as writing, it's brilliant.

What's more, if anyone has done a lot of reading about US programs relating to these subjects, they'll recognize pieces of newspaper articles they've read over the years. I found it remarkable the author threaded, so many programs into one book, many of which havebeen documented by The Nation, ZMag, WORT, Al McCoy, etc.
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Postby Wet_Pavement » Tue Aug 28, 2007 3:56 am

This is proof that a) both of you are crazy and b) one of you is a total sock puppet.
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Postby blunt » Tue Aug 28, 2007 10:42 am

I don't understand.
WP seems to have a strangely compelling fascination with my downfall.
Why are we crazy?
To have read a wonderfully fascinating bit of true fringe reality and the excess our military goes to to stay on top?
To enjoy intelligent witty reporting?
Why is one of us a sock puppet?
Because we both seem to have read the same wonderfully fascinating bit of true fringe reality and the excess our military goes to to stay on top?
WTF?
Wetty P,: I sense a lot of pent-up hostility, envy, and feelings of inadequacy all percolating right beneath the surface of your petty paranoia.
What's your deal?
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Postby Wet_Pavement » Wed Aug 29, 2007 1:00 am

It's called a "joke," blunt.

I know both you and Sombrero in real life and to me any agreement betwixt the two of you confirms my analysis.

Relax. :D
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Postby blunt » Wed Aug 29, 2007 5:13 pm

Oh.
Well okay then.
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Postby Wet_Pavement » Thu Aug 30, 2007 3:46 am

blunt wrote:Oh.
Well okay then.


And by the way, late night cable TV will never be the same without you.
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Postby statz » Tue Oct 30, 2007 7:08 pm

Love it, Dems are whores to waste also.
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Postby blunt » Wed Oct 31, 2007 4:05 pm

statz wrote:Love it, Dems are whores to waste also.


And Chicken of the Sea is tuna.
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Postby statz » Fri Nov 16, 2007 11:12 pm

I eat fish once in a while but this tuna is worth it. How you been Blunt?
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Postby fennel » Fri Nov 16, 2007 11:55 pm

statz wrote:I eat fish once in a while but this tuna is worth it. How you been Blunt?

Please send us your coordinates. We'll air-drop some commas.
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Postby blunt » Sat Nov 17, 2007 1:55 pm

But what's the frequency?
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Postby statz » Fri Nov 30, 2007 11:08 pm

blunt wrote:But what's the frequency?


Kenneth?
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