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Gates Says (U.S.) Will Share (Satellite Destruction) Data With China
Google News (AP) ^ | 2/21/2008 | Robert Burns and Lolita C. Baldor

Posted on 02/21/2008 12:11:09 PM PST by Pyro7480

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To: oldbill

You forgot to add after the leasing of the land between the Chinese load holders and the non-indigenous Mexican population.


51 posted on 02/21/2008 12:38:02 PM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: holdonnow; Fudd Fan; HonestConservative

Someone tell me this is a lie.


52 posted on 02/21/2008 12:44:41 PM PST by AliVeritas ( To err is human, to screw up takes Berkeley 's City Council) Hope in God, not man.)
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To: Halo-JM

This shows to the world we can take out any missiles coming our way.


dIt also says, “You mess with our satelites and we will mess with yours.”


53 posted on 02/21/2008 12:46:36 PM PST by broncobilly
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To: lakeman

They could of asked me for that... I would’ve said hell no.

http://gizmodo.com/359031/video-of-spy-satellite-getting-shot-down


54 posted on 02/21/2008 12:48:28 PM PST by AliVeritas ( To err is human, to screw up takes Berkeley 's City Council) Hope in God, not man.)
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To: Tulane
There is. What we will share is the time and place of the intercept...and what debris was left after impact. We will also let them know how long we belive the debris will remain in orbit.

That's routine. NORAD shares information on every spaceborne object, to make sure other countries don't mistake a falling satellite for an inbound missile.

55 posted on 02/21/2008 12:51:34 PM PST by ReignOfError
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To: Pyro7480

Trajectory of the debris, perhaps? That’s “data from the shootdown” ...


56 posted on 02/21/2008 12:53:23 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Pyro7480

Treason. Government-sanctioned treason.


57 posted on 02/21/2008 1:02:39 PM PST by Creek Injun
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To: KoRn

they are not going to release Classified data.


58 posted on 02/21/2008 1:10:29 PM PST by Perdogg (Vice President Richard B Cheney - A National Treasure)
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To: MeanWestTexan

Just enough information to say, “look, HoChiMin what we will do to your stuff if you piss us off too bad.”
_______________

LOL. No matter than Ho Chi Minh was about as Chinese as my Scots-Irish grandmother. Too funny. Perhaps using Mao or Deng Xiao Ping would have been more appropriate? They, like Ho Chi Minh, have this in common, they are all dead.


59 posted on 02/21/2008 1:15:46 PM PST by dmz
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To: Pyro7480
Hey, Gates, in the game of "I'll show you mine if you show me yours," NEVER GO FIRST!
60 posted on 02/21/2008 1:21:43 PM PST by NonValueAdded (Who Would Montgomery Brewster Choose?)
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To: squidly
Memo to China:

We aimed at it, and blew it out of the sky, just like we can do to anything you have!

Signed GW

61 posted on 02/21/2008 1:21:48 PM PST by chuckles
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To: Pyro7480

The correct response sould be “I’m very surprised that a nation reported to be as technologically advanced as China was unable to collect their own telemetry and needs our data.”


62 posted on 02/21/2008 1:22:59 PM PST by Hacklehead (Crush the liberals, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentation of the hippies.)
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To: Pyro7480

Who’s on our side? KRAP!


63 posted on 02/21/2008 1:32:38 PM PST by JUMPIN JEHOSPOHAT ("I am not young enough to know everything" - Oscar Wilde / "It;s the same when yer too old!" - JJ)
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To: Perdogg

Exactly. this isn’t the Clinton admin


64 posted on 02/21/2008 1:33:15 PM PST by lakeman
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To: Pyro7480
Re: Gates told reporters during a visit to Hawaii that the United States is prepared to share whatever it can "appropriately" share with China.

Okay, China... here is your data:

This is about the size... of the remaining parts of the satellite. They will burn up upon reentry.

65 posted on 02/21/2008 1:38:10 PM PST by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: trumandogz
I guess there are more Clinton holdovers at the DoD than I thought.

DING DING DING! We have a winner, no more calls, please!

66 posted on 02/21/2008 1:38:46 PM PST by Old Sarge (CTHULHU '08 - I won't settle for a lesser evil any longer!)
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To: Old Sarge

There a lot of democratic party establishment types there. However, I don’t think any classified information was sent. This isn’t Jimmy Carter’s Pentagon.


67 posted on 02/21/2008 1:44:44 PM PST by Perdogg (Vice President Richard B Cheney - A National Treasure)
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To: Perdogg
This isn’t Jimmy Carter’s Pentagon.

No, it's still Bill Clinton's Pentagon.

68 posted on 02/21/2008 1:47:48 PM PST by Old Sarge (CTHULHU '08 - I won't settle for a lesser evil any longer!)
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To: SunkenCiv; BIGLOOK

Is Robert Gates building a library that looks like a double wide ?


69 posted on 02/21/2008 1:52:57 PM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: Pyro7480
Gates Says (U.S.) Will Share (Satellite Destruction) Data With China

"It blowed up REAL good."

70 posted on 02/21/2008 1:55:53 PM PST by GalaxieFiveHundred
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To: Imperial Warrior

Although I would not have said it as “forecefully” as you, yuo do have valid points.


72 posted on 02/21/2008 2:07:08 PM PST by Old Sarge (CTHULHU '08 - I won't settle for a lesser evil any longer!)
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To: george76; AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...

This isn’t a bad idea. “Hey, China, thinkin’ about takin’ over LEO? Look what we can do, mo-fo’s.” ;’) Thanks g.


73 posted on 02/21/2008 2:12:05 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/___________________Profile updated Tuesday, February 19, 2008)
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To: Pyro7480
Gates: "We pusha da button, crossin' oura fingers, and it go boom! Whadelse ya need to know?"

HF

74 posted on 02/21/2008 2:13:46 PM PST by holden
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To: Pyro7480

Dear China,

It was up there, and it posed a hazard to us down here, so we blew it out of the sky.

Your ever-watchful friend,

USA


75 posted on 02/21/2008 2:17:13 PM PST by MainFrame65 (The US Senate: World's greatest PREVARICATIVE body!)
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To: Pyro7480

Gee. Did the Chinese share the data on their successful anti-satelite test that left thousands of small pieces in orbit?


76 posted on 02/21/2008 2:37:19 PM PST by Truth29
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To: Pyro7480

This could be a good thing. Share just enough to let them know that they won’t be successful if they try lobbing any missiles against us. Let them stew on that for a while.


77 posted on 02/21/2008 2:46:40 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: cva66snipe

The Chinese probably paid for the missle.

We’re not at war, but this would be potential treason.


78 posted on 02/21/2008 2:48:01 PM PST by BlueStateBlues (Blue State for business, Red State at heart..)
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To: Pyro7480

Yes, China. We sent a missile and blew it up. Thanks for asking.


79 posted on 02/21/2008 2:55:14 PM PST by Raycpa
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To: Pyro7480

Yep, we shot it down. No, I can’t tell you how we knew where it was. You’ll have to guess.


80 posted on 02/21/2008 3:09:39 PM PST by TenthAmendmentChampion (Global warming is to Revelations as the theory of evolution is to Genesis.)
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To: BlueStateBlues
The Chinese probably paid for the missle. We’re not at war, but this would be potential treason.

It's definitely stupidity though no question about that. Not so long ago things were kept classified such as below second deck of a carrier. I've seen things on TV that would have gotten me an M-16 slug to the head had I wanted a look see and I had considerable access due to the nature of my job.

81 posted on 02/21/2008 3:40:24 PM PST by cva66snipe (Proud Partisan Constitution Supporting Conservative to which I make no apologies for nor back down)
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To: Pyro7480

sure, let’s tell ‘em date and time of the explosion, approximate location, that’s it, goodbye scumbags...... how’s that for “data” you POS commie hacks?

did they give us all data on their satellite destruction last year...... I didn’t think so......

Did they abide by basic international norms and decency in treatment of our ships in recent months or our airmen back in ‘01 when the downed our P3 and stole all our intel hardware etc......

I didn’t think so!! Tell the PRC’s grey party whores to F-off........ only thing I’ve ever liked about Prince Charles was when he referred to the party hacks in Beijing as an “old waxworks” or something like that.........


82 posted on 02/21/2008 3:52:33 PM PST by Enchante (Democrats: we'll send Pelosi and Brezinski to Damascus, that's our foreign policy!!)
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To: kinsman redeemer

I would share the data, too.

  1. Here's a picture of a satellite in orbit. Much like any of your satellites, for example.
  2. Here's us knocking it out of orbit with our cool tool. You don't have one of these.
  3. See how little the pieces are? Teensy-Weensy. Like your... satellites could be.

Perfect except your #2 should read:

2. Here's us knocking it out of orbit with our cool tool. You won't have one of these until a Democrat is elected.

83 posted on 02/21/2008 4:00:19 PM PST by weef
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To: xroadie

“I wonder what information they decided to appropriately “share” with us, when thy shot their own satellite down?”

Zero.


84 posted on 02/21/2008 4:18:49 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: Pyro7480

Gates to Head Chicom: “Yep, we shot it down and it exploded into a bizzillion pieces that you’ll never be able to put back together again. If you want the technology, talk to the Clintons. They may be able to help you.”


85 posted on 02/21/2008 5:09:05 PM PST by Rockitz (This isn't rocket science- Follow the money and you'll find the truth.)
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To: lakeman

How about that video, huh? Like someone shot it with a cell phone. LOL


86 posted on 02/21/2008 5:36:21 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: Pyro7480

What data are we giving them?


87 posted on 02/21/2008 5:45:01 PM PST by rdl6989
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To: george76
Aloha George!

Had to look up 'Double Wide'.....

I think Gates will sit down with the Chicoms and modestly say ' We've been testing our systems on prearranged targets with success. This satellite, in a decaying orbit, posed a threat and required attention. We simply responded to the situation and took it out. Of course it was traveling at 17,000 mph, much faster than that of an intercontinental ballistic missile, and at an altitude of 153 miles, higher than an ICBM's programmed flight. It was a target of opportunity.'

Then Gates will just smile for the photo op.
88 posted on 02/21/2008 5:50:24 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul politicians. The Ship of State needs a good scrubbing!)
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To: BIGLOOK

I hope that Gates does not get into the details nor allow the ChiComs access like they had with Bubba.

Many ( me too ) think that Bubba’s library looks like a double wide...bridge to no where.


We are still getting more snow...How is your rain ?


89 posted on 02/21/2008 6:07:00 PM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: Pyro7480

Cool!


90 posted on 02/21/2008 6:08:12 PM PST by bvw
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To: kinsman redeemer

nee hun how


91 posted on 02/21/2008 6:09:41 PM PST by bvw
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To: Lazamataz

LAZ!!!! holy crap i havent seen you on in forever. FR’s resident comedian!!


92 posted on 02/21/2008 6:14:36 PM PST by MetalHeadConservative35 (GO Tigers!!!!)
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To: Pyro7480

We should sullenly give them a broken and charred plastic model of the USS Enterprise from Star Trek.


93 posted on 02/21/2008 6:15:45 PM PST by CurlyBill (Democrats: Trying hard to manufacture a loss in Iraq ... all for politics)
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To: CurlyBill

...That was made in China. ;-)


94 posted on 02/21/2008 6:17:24 PM PST by Pyro7480 ("Jesu, Jesu, Jesu, esto mihi Jesus" -St. Ralph Sherwin's last words at Tyburn)
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To: Pyro7480
And the treason just keeps on coming!
95 posted on 02/21/2008 6:23:14 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: george76
I wouldn't worry about Gates too much, George. He's a Cold Warrior.


The rain has stopped for the time being. But Google Mauna Kea Live Cam ......you'll see we still have snow too.
96 posted on 02/21/2008 6:27:16 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul politicians. The Ship of State needs a good scrubbing!)
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To: Lazamataz

LOL

Gates told reporters during a visit to Hawaii that the United States is prepared to share whatever it can “appropriately” share with China.

I believe this is called “gloating” amongst us mere mortals. :)


97 posted on 02/21/2008 6:44:37 PM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: Pyro7480

That SOB shiuld be tried for treason.


98 posted on 02/21/2008 6:49:56 PM PST by dalereed (both)
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To: Pyro7480
Nothing shocks me anymore, as the sovereignty of United States is being sold by the traitorous politicians.
99 posted on 02/21/2008 6:53:59 PM PST by gathersnomoss (General George Patton had it right.)
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To: Pyro7480

>> the United States is prepared to share with China some of the information it has about this week’s U.S. satellite shootdown.

“After inspecting the satellite debris, we found no usable spare parts made by Loral - sorry.”


100 posted on 02/21/2008 6:55:42 PM PST by Gene Eric
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