Laser-Guided Missiles Aren’t the Answer

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I was just chatting with a gentleman outside our office who was interested (as most are) to learn what exactly it is that we work on up here. I’m not sure he quite understood, however. He told me his silver bullet plan for winning the war on drugs:

What we gotta do is use all this satellite technology we have know and identify the crops from space an then just blow ‘em up with laser-guided missiles.

He’d clearly thought about this before, but maybe without working through the details. I replied, "Well, what about all the children that live in and around these farms? These are poor children in 3rd world countries. We should just blow them up?"

He had no response. It had never occurred to him that his plan involved blowing up poor people.
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BTW, I think that guy got his idea from the movie "Clear and Present Danger".

Since these satellites know...

..where everything is...that must mean that "they" allow them to continue growing.That "gentleman" is obviously an american, laserguided birdbrain...lots of them.

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