links for 2009-02-21

  • Thumbnail sketch of Technocracy Incorporated – early 20th century cult based on the technological elimination of capitalism, replacing market-based systems with an energy-based one, and having engineers run the whole damn thing. Somehow they gather together a half-million members – and of course they take off in California.

links for 2009-02-14

  • – Forget about knives, bats and fists. Bring a gun. Preferably, bring at least two guns. Bring all of your friends who have guns. Bring four times the ammunition you think you could ever need.
    – In ten years nobody will remember the details of caliber, stance, or tactics. They will only remember who lived.
    – Watch their hands. Hands kill. Smiles, frowns and other facial expressions don't (In God we trust. Everyone else keep your hands where I can see them.)
    (tags: guns howto)

links for 2009-02-10