Black nights acomin'
“According to a 1999 Boston Globe article, “Blackout Led to Weapon that Darkened Serbia”, chaff (strips of metal military planes use to defend against missile attacks) was dropped mistakenly on a power station in Southern California. The result – the power station was disabled and
’s power supply was disrupted. Orange County
This simple technique was turned into a cluster bomb and used first against
on May 2nd 1999. F-117A Stealth Fighters dropped these weapons on Serbia power
stations and the lights went out in over 70% of the country. The weapon was
used again 5 days later to hinder Serbia ’s attempt to restore power. Serbia
In the opening days of Desert Storm, modified tomahawk cruise missiles were used against
. The warheads were made up of
bomblets that contained spools of carbon fiber wire. The fine wire shorted out
power plants and disabled 85% of Iraq ’s electrical production
“The Central Electricity Generating Board announced last night that disconnections would increase from 10 percent to 15 per cent from this morning. The high risk areas will now spend nine hours without electricity.
The industrial effects of the miners' stoppage became graver yesterday. As the miners presented their case to the Wilberforce inquiry and the Prime Minister called in both sides of industry for consultations, the number of workers made idle by the power crisis rose by 50 per cent.”
Never forget that the shithouse that hosts the mokkerphuther of theftengines, both squaking and counting, has spent most of recent history in lockdown and rationing, its default position. The current unnatural state of relative plenties will not continue.