September 16, 2007

Murderous Robots

General Atomics MQ-1 Predators guarantees guilt-free war. Soldiers don't have to feel any remorse or witness blood on the ground. We have become the most despicable empire in history, and the karma will be horrific for ALL of us.

U.S. Secret Air War Pulverizes Afghanistan and Iraq
Conn Hallinan, Foreign Policy in Focus.

The Air Force is also deploying a bigger, faster and more muscular version of the Predator, the MQ-9 "Reaper" -- as in grim -- a robot capable of carrying four Hellfire missiles, plus two 500 lb. bombs.

The Predators and the Reapers have several advantages, the most obvious being they don't need pilots. "With more Reapers I could send manned airplanes home," says North.
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