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Dukakis Still Drives Old Tank Everywhere

Since we’re slogging knee deep through a year of ridiculous campaigners, I thought I’d roll out this post on a serious candidate’s most ridiculous moment. And all ye gods, goddesses and l’il baby godlets, please bless The Onion,   from whence this came.

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Image from…”a campaign stop for Democratic presidential nominee Michael Dukakis: a ride in a 68-ton M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank. The visit, meant to bolster the candidate’s credibility as a future commander-in-chief, would go down as one of the worst campaign backfires in history.”

 

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Functioning Hoverboard–Changes Everything

What they’re not telling you here is that the current HUVr Boards are not yet commercially available and face years of testing before they will be.  The prototypes in the video cost more than $1 Million each–but the fact of the matter is that this changes EVERYTHING.  Once the costs come down, we’ll see this sort of tech added to everything from shopping carts to automobiles, from hospital gurneys to battle tanks. 

http://huvrtech.com/about.html

https://www.facebook.com/huvrtech

The military is already working on a “trackless hover tank” prototype.

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Email Excerpt: Circa 2008 New Right Wing Battle Tank

Discouraged  with their progress in claiming the middle east for Jesus and pressed by the fast-approaching change of administrations, cynical neo-conservative empire builders and their evangelical allies have pushed the Bush administration to deploy a battalion of experimental Coulter A2-FU battle tanks in Iraq.  Named after Ann Coulter, the creator of the US’s post-9/11 doctrine: “Invade their countries, kill their leaders, and convert them to Christianity,” the A2-FU tank allows American forces to accomplish all three of these goals simultaneously.

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Picture shamelessly snatched from this guy:  http://www.kuksi.com/