Saturday, June 14, 2008


This was just too good to pass up. A word of caution, the following might make those with weak stomachs and those who are easily offended uncomfortable. It doesn’t contain any profanity or obscenity but may put images in your head that you would rather not be there. You have been warned.

The group Re-create 68, protesters who plan to disrupt the Democratic Convention, are fearful of a new crowd control weapon that they have heard the Denver Police are planning to use on them in August. I will try to be delicate here. The device is called "Brown Note." It is an infrasound frequency that causes people to, shall we say, lose control of their bodily functions. Put that together with the name Brown Note and I think you get my drift. There is a more explicit name here.

From that same article:

"Mark Cohen, co-founder of Re-create 68, an alliance of local activists working for the protection of first amendment rights, said he believes this could be deployed at the convention in August to subdue crowds.

We know this weapon and weapons like it have been used at other large protests before.

I think these weapons were mostly intended for military use and so their use for dealing with innocent protesters seems highly inappropriate," he said. "The idea that they might be field testing them on people who are doing nothing more than exercising their first amendment rights is disturbing."

But there’s another weapon the protesters fear more than Brown Note, if you can believe that. This from Glenn Spagnuolo, also with Re-create 68:

"More troubling to Spagnuolo is the "Active Denial System" or "ADS," a ray gun used to send high levels of microwave frequencies that cause a burning sensation the skin."

Yes, infrasound frequency and ray guns. If I were a store owner in Denver, I would stock up on 2 items, Depends and tin foil.

Blog Archive