Stocking Leviathan's utility belt

Sunday's Washington Post had an article about "Xtreme Defense," a Madison Avenue term for non-conventional, non-lethal weaponry. Seems Rumsfeld is all over these, buying everything from handheld lasers (to cause "temporary" blindness), to large-scale (i.e., multi-target) stun guns, low-power, targeted microwave beams (auditory hallucinations), and more.

The author describes such technologies as "what happens when the war on terror meets the entrepreneurial spirit."

Seems a lot more like what happens when the Stanford Experiment meets the entrepreneurial spirit.

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