Sunday, January 20, 2008

Lean Mean (Drugged) Killing Machines - HR3256 Psychological Kevlar Act of 2007

Pentagon's new lethal weapon
Sun, 20 Jan 2008 22:55:17

The US Department of Defense's wide-ranging 'warfighter enhancement
program' is preparing grounds for the most lethal weapon ever.

Pentagon's 'the Psychological Kevlar Act of 2007' puts forward the
idea of using different drugs to insulate combat soldiers from the
stressful psychological element of killing.

The move not only desensitizes them to the horrendous aspect of war,
but also maximizes soldiers' lethality by bypassing their moral

Analyst Penny Coleman criticizes Pentagon's attempt to peddle magic pills

to chase away the horrors of war, saying: "The neurological and
genetic re-engineering of soldiers' minds and bodies is aimed at
creating what the Pentagon calls 'iron bodied and iron willed
personnel… tireless, relentless, remorseless, and unstoppable."

Barry Romo a national coordinator for Vietnam Veterans Against the
War, also denounces the plan: "That's the devil pill, that's the
monster pill, the anti-morality pill. That's the pill that can make
men and women do anything and think they can get away with it. Even if
it doesn't work, what's scary is that a young soldier could believe it


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