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August 20, 2009

Blog Guy, following up on your post about the motorcycle attack machine, may we turn to China’s army?

Intelligence sources have told me they are basically out of weapons, and are having to adopt radical strategies.

Your sources are very good. Indeed, there are about six bullets left in all of China, so military training classes have been overhauled.

For instance, in one course the recruits are shown a pirated copy of Edvard Munch’s famous work, “The Scream.” The idea is if they can irritate the enemy enough, they’ll just go home.

Awesome! What else?

Yet another new tactic is training infantry troops to bark like schnauzers at attackers, and go for their throats if necessary. For training, they use a life-size cutout of Michael Vick.

Interesting. It’s a shame they can’t get the real Vick.

Shush! Don’t say it out loud, or you’ll spoil my recent birthday wish!

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“The Scream,” by Edvard Munch.

People’s Liberation Army soldiers perform during rehearsal of a musical drama entitled, “The Road of Revival” at a gymnasium in Beijing, August 19, 2009. REUTERS/Kevin Zhao

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That was no performance…it was their reaction when they were told that the local McDonald’s had run out of french fries…we’d do the same here.

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Looks likes scenes from another living dead movie…

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