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To: HAL9000
Meaningless. A full scale nuke shootout between us and the Russians means we're all dead or glowing, walking zombies.
7 posted on 11/01/2005 11:47:06 PM PST by zarf
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To: zarf
walking zombies

Zombies

52 posted on 11/02/2005 6:33:51 AM PST by ASA Vet (Those who know don't talk, those who talk don't know.)
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To: zarf

But firstly, you assume a volley. What if the defender is attacked without warning and is so dramatically damaged that there is no real response possible? Secondly, you grossly overestimate the actual effects of realistic usage of such munitions. The greatest utility of nuclear strategic munitions is to blow huge holes in an adversary's strategic forces and in their command and control. I realize we in the West have been brainwashed by pacifists, utopians and intellectuals into imagining nuclear carpet bombing, last days spent on beaches in Australia and nuclear winters. Certainly, such notions provide drama, and give the pacifists and disarmament fanatics their perceived bully pulpit. Courageous are the men of the West who dare to challenge this orthodoxy.


57 posted on 11/02/2005 8:07:11 AM PST by GOP_1900AD (Stomping on "PC," destroying the Left, and smoking out faux "conservatives" - Take Back The GOP!)
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