Saturday, April 11, 2015

The Pentagon and the gay bomb.

Courtesy of Raw Story:  

On the Family Research Council’s Washington Watch, host Craig James took a call from a listener who asked him if it was possible that the Pentagon had secretly used a “gay bomb” on America, leading to a rise in the number of openly gay people in the country, reports Right Wing Watch. 

According to the caller, identified as “Tom,” if you Google “Pentagon gay bomb” you will discover an article stating that the Pentagon was using “certain chemicals and aphrodisiacs to spray — and to put on the soldiers so they are attracted to other men as a weapon in wartime.” 

“My question is, and I wonder, did some of those techniques get used on the American people? Just a thought,” Tom asked. 

The former NFL running back, turned conservative talk show host, stammered a bit before replying, “I don’t know anything about that. That’s the first I’ve ever heard of it, it sounds kind of out in left field, like you said. It’s out there for sure.”

Damn right it seems kind of "out there."

In fact it seems so ridiculous you would at first think it is some Right Wing conspiracy theory straight from the imagination of Alex Jones. (Who by the way Raw Story links to in this article.)

However if you Google the term "Pentagon gay bomb" you do in fact discover that there really was a proposal to make just such a weapon.

Don't look at me like that, here read it for yourself:  

Documentation obtained by the Sunshine Project, an anti-biological weapons non-governmental organization, found that the Ohio-based Wright Lab requested a 6 year, $7.5 million grant to create a variety of non-lethal weapons. The bluntly titled project, called “Harassing, Annoying and ‘Bad Guy’ Identifying Chemicals” reads like a bawdy proposal penned by a Bond Villian- Auric Goldfinger perhaps? 

It proposed a bomb “that contained a chemical that would cause enemy soldiers to become gay, and to have their units break down because all their soldiers became irresistibly attractive to one another”. While the laboratory also came up with similarly questionable ideas, such as bad-breath bombs, flatulence bombs and bombs designed to attract swarms of stinging insects to enemy combatants, one has to admit that the gay bomb is certainly the most novel.

Well this is certainly going to convince the Righties that the surge in homosexuals coming out of the closet is the result of some military tampering, and not simply an indication of just how many LGBT folks have been living under oppression for all of these years.

And do you know what? Maybe they have a point.

How else can we explain that pop icon Barry Manilow recently married his "gasp" male business manager?

I mean are we to believe that THIS man has been gay all of these years?

Okay, bad example.

Personally I cannot believe the Pentagon would bomb their own citizens into gayhood....gaydom....gayness? Well you get the drift.

However, it might explain my love of show tunes.


  1. Anonymous12:18 PM

    Very funny post!

    On a serious note, the radio show caller is an idiot. There's no indication the 'sex' bomb research request was granted or otherwise ever developed. And how does Alex Jones make the leap to calling it a 'gay' bomb. Even if it worked, being overly aroused doesn't change sexual orientation.

  2. Do you know, it's raining men?

  3. Anonymous12:52 PM

    Rod Stewart also married his longtime partner this week.

    1. Anonymous1:00 PM

      Oh c'mon, SPHASH. Geez.

    2. Anonymous5:37 PM

      And Iman has been a "beard" for David Bowie all these years. LOL Good one, SPHASH!

  4. Anonymous1:02 PM

    O/T but check this out.

    Best frenemies: who follows whom

  5. Anonymous1:06 PM

    Once her heinous is our commander in chief, I predict that 84% of the nation's draftees will "check the box". Have you seen Taahd?

  6. Anonymous1:07 PM

    Axe Body Spray causes my unit to break down.

  7. Anonymous1:09 PM

    Which is why when jets take off from the Portland airport, I stay inside. Oh noes....chem trails....I'll come to love brussels sprouts. They're coming for me......I know they are....

  8. Anonymous1:12 PM

    o/t -- but speaking of marriages, Bristol and Dakota were engaged on March 13, a month ago.
    Why aren't there breathless tweets and postings about the preparations for the BIG DAY?

    btw --I never go to SP's Facebook page, but did today, only to discover that, among other errors, she claims to run "the Sarah Palin Channel." As we all know, "the" belongs to Stephen Colbert, lol. She's only associated with "Sarah Palin Channel."
    Can't wait for fartknocker's weekend update on all the wit and wisdom she's been delivering to her paying customers over there at SPC.

    As host of "Amazing America," you'd think the Sportsman Channel would have had a booth at the NRA convention, with Sarah there to smile and sign books. But then she wouldn't be up with the candidates speaking: she'd have to be fish or fowl. So she ran to Minnesota instead.

  9. Balzafiar1:17 PM

    The gay bomb idea seems a bit far-fetched to me, but hey, I'm not a scientist so what do I know?

    I do think they may have missed the best bet, not mentioned by Gryphen, above: a severe diarrhea bomb. Now my friends, that would cause soldiers a hell of a lot of problems. Just think about it. I think it might be safe to predict most of the soldiers would be dead within days.

    I am, however, in favor of the gay bomb. Such fun! Provided, of course, they don't use the severe diarrhea bomb in addition.

  10. Anonymous1:17 PM

    I have some questions about this:
    Was the bomb only developed to make men gay?
    Would it work on women too?
    If -- and I realize that's a big IF -- they dropped that bomb on the American public, where did they drop it?
    Kansas? Hollywood? Idaho? Florida? Paris, Texas? (Because had I been a pilot looking for a target, I wouldn't have been able to resist the Gay Paree thing)? Toad Suck, Arkansas? (There really is town called Toad Suck, Arkansas and would have been another irresistible target).

    I think what happened is the Pentagon scrapped the Gay Bomb idea and instead developed a Batshit Crazy Formula that they put in the water. Somewhere. Obviously in what is now called the Red States.

    1. Anonymous1:52 PM

      The Batshit Crazy Formula was put in the water supplies of all the GOP headquarters and evangelical churches throughout the country. Oh, and the NRA headquarters, too.

      Extra strength doses were put in the red states.

  11. Anonymous1:18 PM

    Well, someone might explain to the crazy caller that gay people started to come out in significant numbers back in the 1970's and 1980's. I think it's good that people feel that they can be themselves and that includes gay people. Good grief. We all have to put up with the faux-Christian fundamentalists around us and be polite to them, why can't we the far righties be more understanding and tolerant of everyone else, including the gays among us?

    And, for you real nutcases out there, there is no conspiracy to take away your guns or to keep you from going to church or to force you to be gay. And Sandy Hook really happened as did the Boston bombing.

  12. Anonymous1:41 PM

    These idiots do not know history. Spartans, most bad ass warriors of ancient Greece, were taken from their families at a young age and trained to fight. Homosexuality was encouraged to build loyalty and teamwork among the troops. Story goes 300 Spartans defended an overwhelming attack before being over run by sheer numbers. The soldiers took wives of course, this is not a "learned" life choice, but encouraged to promote loyalty and teamwork. It seemed to work.

  13. It seems more likely that the Russians were working on a "stupidity bomb" in the 1960s, and that's what all those missiles based in Cuba were carrying. They clandestinely bombarded the whole part of the country that was in range (the South), leading to the rise of militant fundamentalism in the 1970s and ultimately the modern republican movement in the region.

  14. Anonymous2:14 PM

    Funny Alec Baldwin 'gay bomb' scene.

  15. Anonymous2:23 PM

    O/T for this posting, catching up on IM. Regarding police brutality posting - I am retired RN, hospital had psych unit for several years, mentally ill can become "wild and out of control". Part of our training was "safe take down", yes of even large individuals. When at least four to six staff present we did the harm free take down, coordinated and always successful when I was present. Sometimes half of group were women! If we needed lifting and carrying help, we waited until it arrived, then moved patient to safe place, restrained without bodily injury. Maybe a few of the women should teach police a few tactics. Read somewhere else the police should not be hiring ex military because due to training they are less likely to have respect for human life. My sis-in-laws' brother, older draftee during Viet Nam, never forget him saying, "I am now a trained killer".

  16. Anonymous4:08 PM

    If you google the word "imbicile" the names Tom and Palin, any of em all of em that have been before me over the years. Just kidding, of course. I have no proof, but I believe this "gay bomb" existed since the dawn of creation. This stream of glitter concentrates and renders the unsuspecting totally straight guy to become suddenly gay.
    Good for Barry and his beau! I was never a "fan" of his voice, but I'm glad he can be himself.

  17. Anonymous4:46 PM

    Hey, if Palin can have a pink rifle courtesy of idiot Nuge, teh gays can have a pink tank. I mean. stupid has this become.

    Consider the source.....the pedophile and the mom-arranged marriage for the daughter who can't keep her legs together for love nor money. $arah found an "opening" for her.

    Quite frankly, I'll take gay marriage ANY day over this sorry lot.

  18. Anonymous5:07 PM

    My 62 year old sister messaged me over the Barry news. Do you think middle sister has the vapors over this? Without a doubt it dashed the infatuation, and we knew it all along. The question is "soooooo?"

    What the HELL are these fundies so afraid of? They just want to live their lives in peace, leave the the hell alone and treat them the way you would want to be! Holy CRAP

  19. Anonymous6:58 PM

    Barry Manilow is GAY??????????????

    Next, you'll be telling me that Liberace was gay too!

  20. Really?!? If they had the ability to make a gay bomb, they would also be able to make a straight bomb and would have used it by now to "fix" they gays. It just gets crazier and crazier. So bad that sometimes you can't tell a parody website from real news.

  21. Randall6:53 AM

    You're either born gay or you're not...
    but many conservatives are afraid they'll get sucked into it.

  22. Anonymous8:22 PM

    Now I know who is going to win the next world war.

    And it isn't the USA. Men are real men in the Russian military; Putin detests gays and rightly so.


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