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International Convention on Unusual Weaponry Needed

We first heard about the development of miniaturized flying attack robots in Israel, months ago, and now there are recent news stories about a similar program, in which the robots could spy, among other things, being developed by the U.S. military.

The development of bizarre weaponry is not smart, especially if a nation is the initiator of such. By initiating, you give other people ideas, make them more defensive, and appeal to thier basest instincts. It is also grist for the boomerang syndrome. In other words, generally speaking, what you can use against your enemies can eventually be used against you.

Apparently, some have not learned the lesson of having the Damocles sword of nuclear weapons hanging over the fate of humanity on earth, now that they are willing to make matters even worst by creating more bizarre weaponry. No telling what the military industrial complex has cooking up besides the Buck Rogers-type ray gun, examined on a "60 Minutes" television program a while …

Going from 24/7 Politics ...

... to political party regrouping, and a few novels.

Seeing that politics is a serious business that requires a lot of sober thought, dry academic undertakings (much like a student in school) and inter-political contact with the larger community that is suffering from the effects of eight long years of the Bush regime. The Party of Commons practices politics 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, which requires a lot of political reading, study and discourse with the community.

With the coming of the holidays, and a public that has tired of politics to some extent after a long presidential campaign, it is getting harder to interact with the community about politics. So the Party of Commons is going to tone down its political activity for a little while, and concentrate on intra-party management activities, and reading novels instead of text books on public policy, until New Year's Day (which probably means a little less blogging than usual during this period). That's not to say that …