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Obama to call for nuclear-free world
Reuters ^ | Apr.4,2009 | Caren Bohan and Jan Lopatka

Posted on 04/04/2009 4:46:53 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar

President Barack Obama will call for the elimination of all nuclear weapons across the globe, in remarks on Sunday he hopes will lend credibility to his message in atomic disputes with Iran and North Korea.

Visiting Prague during an eight-day visit to Europe, Obama plans to deliver what his aides have billed as a major speech on weapons proliferation.

Obama, who is making his debut on the world stage, said in Strasbourg, France on Friday that he would lay out an agenda to secure the world's loose nuclear materials and halt the spread of illicit weapons.

He added that he wanted to offer an agenda "to seek the goal of a world without nuclear weapons."

"Even with the Cold War over, the spread of nuclear weapons or the theft of nuclear material could lead to the extermination of any city on the planet," Obama said.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: agenda; bho44; bhodod; bhonukes; disarmament; first100days; korea; nationalinsecurity; nuclear; nucleardisarmament; nuclearweapons; obama; usaf
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1 posted on 04/04/2009 4:46:53 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Jet Jaguar
...that he would lay out an agenda to secure the world's loose nuclear materials and halt the spread of illicit weapons.

What arrogance!

2 posted on 04/04/2009 4:48:42 PM PDT by Eddie01 (Telling it like it is since "revolver" was released)
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To: Jet Jaguar
Oh, my God.

This whole "I'd Like To Buy The World A Coke" foreign policy is going to get us all killed.

3 posted on 04/04/2009 4:49:52 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Daniel 8:25?


4 posted on 04/04/2009 4:49:55 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: Jet Jaguar

LOL


5 posted on 04/04/2009 4:50:48 PM PDT by blueyon (It is worth taking a stand even if you are standing alone!)
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To: Jet Jaguar

How long until we call for a nObama-free world?


6 posted on 04/04/2009 4:51:00 PM PDT by ssaftler (OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Group hugs and a few rounds of Kumbayah!


7 posted on 04/04/2009 4:51:19 PM PDT by bgill (this is my happy face)
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To: Texas Eagle

You’re all dead; ya just don’t know it yet.


8 posted on 04/04/2009 4:53:36 PM PDT by CARTOUCHE
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To: Jet Jaguar

Yeah, I’m sure Iran and NK will get right on that... And, I’m sure the Russians and Chinese helping them will be honest about it, too... Right? Excuse me while I go laugh... and then maybe cry over the stupidity of our citizens electing this dangerous man.


9 posted on 04/04/2009 4:54:01 PM PDT by LibertyRocks ( http://LibertyRocks.wordpress.com ~ ANTI-OBAMA STUFF : http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Let’s all sing Kumbaya, now. This guy is not only arrogant, but terribly naive.


10 posted on 04/04/2009 4:54:18 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

“You first”

signed, China


11 posted on 04/04/2009 4:54:33 PM PDT by dynachrome (Barack Hussein Obama yunikku khinaaziir)
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To: Jet Jaguar

12 posted on 04/04/2009 4:54:36 PM PDT by BenLurkin (And oh, Hey! I've been travelin' on this road too long)
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To: Jet Jaguar
"Even with the Cold War over, the spread of nuclear weapons or the theft of nuclear material could lead to the extermination of any city on the planet," Obama said.

Can't say it.....won't say it.....not......gonna......say........it...........

13 posted on 04/04/2009 4:55:21 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Texas Eagle
But I learned on Fox News today that terrorists don't hate us anymore because Obama said we are arrogant.
14 posted on 04/04/2009 4:55:49 PM PDT by redk
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To: Jet Jaguar

This guy is truly a danger to the USA.


15 posted on 04/04/2009 4:56:08 PM PDT by Uncle Hal
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To: Texas Eagle

with apple TREES
and honey BEES
and snow white turtle DOVES

Arncha in the mood for a good kumbaya?


16 posted on 04/04/2009 4:56:23 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Beat a better path, and the world will build a mousetrap at your door.)
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To: F15Eagle
Daniel 8:25

New American Standard Bible (©1995)
"And through his shrewdness He will cause deceit to succeed by his influence; And he will magnify himself in his heart, And he will destroy many while they are at ease. He will even oppose the Prince of princes, But he will be broken without human agency.

GOD'S WORD® Translation (©1995)
He will cleverly use his power to deceive others successfully. He will consider himself to be great and destroy many people when they don't expect it. He will oppose the Commander of Commanders, but he will be defeated, though not by any human power.

http://bible.cc/daniel/8-25.htm

17 posted on 04/04/2009 4:56:33 PM PDT by Eddie01 (Telling it like it is since "revolver" was released)
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To: CARTOUCHE

Well, at least I know where I’ll be going... Time for everyone to “get right with God” if they haven’t done so already (besides, one can die at any time — not just from a nuke... However, now it is more important than ever to be educated on what is set to happen in the relatively near future if things continue to ratchet up at the current pace. One wouldn’t want to be under any misconceptions, and thus make it easier to be deceived by the evil that is spreading...)


18 posted on 04/04/2009 4:57:17 PM PDT by LibertyRocks ( http://LibertyRocks.wordpress.com ~ ANTI-OBAMA STUFF : http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: redk
But I learned on Fox News today that terrorists don't hate us anymore because Obama said we are arrogant.

Well, hell. I guess we don't need those additional troops in Trashkanistan after all.

Uhhhh....a little clarification......is calling Afghanistan "Trashkanistan" an example of arrogance?

19 posted on 04/04/2009 4:58:01 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Jet Jaguar

What a rube. Lenin would have called him a useful idiot. I hope this incompetent fool lives long enough to see the pain caused by his actions.


20 posted on 04/04/2009 4:58:23 PM PDT by ExpatGator (Extending logic since 1961.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

*yawn*

Been there, done that, didn’t work.


21 posted on 04/04/2009 4:59:00 PM PDT by RWB Patriot ("Let 'em learn the hard way, 'cause teaching them is more trouble than they're worth,")
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To: Eddie01

Fat lady is still warming up IMHO. Barack is her understudy. When the real McCoy shows up nobody will doubt it.


22 posted on 04/04/2009 4:59:11 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Beat a better path, and the world will build a mousetrap at your door.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
with apple TREES and honey BEES and snow white turtle DOVES Arncha in the mood for a good kumbaya?

I'm in the mood for a Seagrams and Seven. Hold the Seven.

23 posted on 04/04/2009 4:59:20 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: LibertyRocks

Eternal peace my brother(sister).


24 posted on 04/04/2009 5:00:16 PM PDT by CARTOUCHE
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To: Jet Jaguar

Gads, Obama....TURN 6 ALREADY!


25 posted on 04/04/2009 5:01:06 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (ALSO SPRACH ZEROTHUSTRA)
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To: Jet Jaguar

He WILL get us all killed ...


26 posted on 04/04/2009 5:01:35 PM PDT by clamper1797 (FUBO ... protege of the unholy union of Karl Marx and affirmative action)
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To: Texas Eagle

He’d like to teach the world to sing, in perfect harmony...


27 posted on 04/04/2009 5:02:40 PM PDT by Carling ("We've lost two people in my family because you dickheads won't cut trees down," - Warwick Spooner)
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To: ExpatGator
I hope this incompetent fool lives long enough to see the pain caused by his actions.

Actually I want him AND his followers to FEEL the pain

28 posted on 04/04/2009 5:02:42 PM PDT by clamper1797 (FUBO ... protege of the unholy union of Karl Marx and affirmative action)
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To: Jet Jaguar

I doubt that even Obama’s soaring rhetoric has the power to change the laws of physics. Nuclear weapons exist, knowledge of their creation and operation cannot be erased from the human mind. Speculation on whether the world would be a better place if nature was other than the way it is is madness - but I guess ‘hope’ will do that to a person.


29 posted on 04/04/2009 5:02:58 PM PDT by eclecticEel (I already have a Messiah, I don't need another one.)
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To: F15Eagle

Navy Secretary-Desginate Mabus Can Expect Smooth Sailing, Despite Messy Divorce

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/44/2009/03/30/navy_secretary-desginate_mabus.html?wprss=44

Mabus

Century 2, Quatrain 62

Mabus plus tost alors mourra, viendra,
De gens & bestes vn horrible defaite:
Puis tout à coup la vengeance on verra,
Cent, main, faim quand courra la comete.

Mabus then will soon die, there will come
A horrible undoing of people and animals:
At once vengeance one will see vengeance,
One hundred hands, thirst, famine, when the comet will run.

Nostradamus’ Third Antichrist has yet to be positively identified. In contrast with his certainty about Napoleon and Hitler, Nostradamus is less clear who this third tyrant is. Perhaps this is an example of his prophetic myopia that enabled him to be clearest about events of local or European history. When contemplating future events in more distant lands, the prophet’s vision tends to be cloudier. What does come through clearly is the fact that this Third and final Antichrist is not a prominent European leader. He may even be a minor player in a future conflict, an insignificant terrorist such as Gavrilo Princip, the Serbian nationalist who assassinated Archduke Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, triggering World War I.

The man we know as Mabus may be some obscure future terrorist who, if he is not identified and restrained in time, will trigger World War III and the extinction of civilization as we have known it.


30 posted on 04/04/2009 5:03:07 PM PDT by roses of sharon (Pray Hussein fails!)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Nuke free.
Gas free.
Freedom free.
Money free.
Energy free.
Security free.

How about we just cut to the chase and go to a human free world.


31 posted on 04/04/2009 5:03:25 PM PDT by Gator113 (For America to Survive, Obama Must Fail..... Obama=Failure in Chief with the Audacity of Dope.....)
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To: Carling
He’d like to teach the world to sing, in perfect harmony...

I'm just sayin'...

32 posted on 04/04/2009 5:04:22 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: RWB Patriot

It’s not the Chinas and Indias and Russias we have reason to worry about. These are all rational people. North Korea even is a minor pest. Pyongyang would not want the world if it was offered on a silver platter.

No, our worry is the Islamonuts who feel it’s their destiny to take the world by force.


33 posted on 04/04/2009 5:05:35 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Beat a better path, and the world will build a mousetrap at your door.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Obama hasn’t really thought this one out that closely.

Even supposing that it was possible to get China and Russia and the Islamos to all agree to this and actually do it(not very likely)- they have us terribly outnumbered. The nuclear arsenal is the equalizer.

He’s giving a speech more appropriate to a pope or an outgoing leader stepping away from the public scene.


34 posted on 04/04/2009 5:05:37 PM PDT by I_Like_Spam
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To: Jet Jaguar

Even with the Cold War over

Who says the Cold War is over? Russia's building nukes for Iran, sending rockets to Hamas and Hezbollah, supplying missiles to Syria, and putting warships in the Carribean for the first time since the (first) Cold War. Who says the Cold War is over???
35 posted on 04/04/2009 5:07:06 PM PDT by G8 Diplomat (I'm learning Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, Pashtu, and Russian so someday you won't have to)
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To: Jet Jaguar
For the last 47 years the Minuteman ICBMs have stood guard over this country. I believe as an old retired USAF Missleman that these nuclear devices and others like them won us the cold war. They are scheduled to remain active until 2040. I helped activate the first ones during the 1962 Cuban Missle crisis. We were President Kennedy's poker hand.

I don't think Obama plays poker.

36 posted on 04/04/2009 5:08:10 PM PDT by 386wt (Striving to be as good as my dog thinks I am.)
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To: Texas Eagle

What is this guy superman IV??


37 posted on 04/04/2009 5:12:32 PM PDT by omega4179 (Government Motor Corpse)
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To: Eddie01
"... And he will magnify himself in his heart... "


“...the image of the Lord had been replaced by a mirror.” .... Jorge Luis Borges.

38 posted on 04/04/2009 5:14:09 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Jet Jaguar

I think we just elected a Kindergardener as President. How could anyone be this naive.


39 posted on 04/04/2009 5:15:12 PM PDT by Always Right (Obama: more arrogant than Bill Clinton, more naive than Jimmy Carter, and more liberal than LBJ.)
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To: clamper1797

Agreed.


40 posted on 04/04/2009 5:15:26 PM PDT by ExpatGator (Extending logic since 1961.)
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To: 386wt

I’d like to see what Obummer actually said, in its entirety. Headlines can show their own wishful thinking.

Global cooperation to rein in rogue states is not a bad idea in principle. It would be in Russia’s interest as well as ours to put a firm lid on the radical Islamonut factor in Afghanistan, because that’s virtually in Russia’s backyard. Not even with a President McCain could we expect to do that alone.


41 posted on 04/04/2009 5:15:52 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Beat a better path, and the world will build a mousetrap at your door.)
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To: roses of sharon

Mabus.

Break it down (no, not a cue for an M.C. Hammer joke):

U.S. (that’s ‘us’)

MAB = BAM

What’s missing?

‘O’ and ‘A’

Something to mull over anyway.


42 posted on 04/04/2009 5:17:05 PM PDT by mkjessup (You're either with our Constitution, or you are with TKU ("The Kenyan Usurper"). CHOOSE!!!)
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To: I_Like_Spam
It would be funny if anyone else said it.

It is more than scary when Obummer, the Marxist, says it.

He can not keep a 3rd rate country like North Korea from acquiring an atomic weapon.

He can't stop Iran from acquiring one.

He can't do anything about the future of Pakistan...who knows what will happen there.

So talking about no atomic weapons anywhere in the world is insane.

43 posted on 04/04/2009 5:18:11 PM PDT by old curmudgeon
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To: Jet Jaguar

Sure Obama...

And, there are people in Hell calling for Ice Water....


44 posted on 04/04/2009 5:18:52 PM PDT by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: dynachrome
No.

Peace through superior firepower.

45 posted on 04/04/2009 5:19:02 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (There are no points for second place.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Moron.
If the civilized world agrees to disarm of nuclear weapons, then only rogue nations will be the owners of nukes.

He’s just INCREASED their leverage and power.


46 posted on 04/04/2009 5:20:00 PM PDT by WOSG (Why is Obama trying to bankrupt America with $16 trillion in spending over the next 4 years?)
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To: Jet Jaguar

“The president has been very focused on these issues of proliferation for many years,” White House Deputy National Security Adviser Denis McDonough told reporters.

“Tomorrow, I think you’ll hear the president, in a very comprehensive way, outline many of the things that he’s been talking about and working on for some time,” McDonough said.”

I just want to know when some joker spiked my drink and I wound up in some alternate universe somewhere.

How long has Zero been in office? Decades? This is absolutely idiotic and we are stuck in the middle of it.


47 posted on 04/04/2009 5:20:35 PM PDT by OpusatFR (I heart Machiavelli!)
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To: Jet Jaguar

How Nicolae Carpathia of him...


48 posted on 04/04/2009 5:20:38 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard
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To: G8 Diplomat

Or, that it ever really ended. Just look at Putin. The players, and the goals are the same — only the names have changed (that and they had to let go of a bit to re-solidify their nation after their “mistakes”). They were stretched too thin at the time to maintain necessary control of the people...


49 posted on 04/04/2009 5:22:13 PM PDT by LibertyRocks ( http://LibertyRocks.wordpress.com ~ ANTI-OBAMA STUFF : http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Typical liberal idiocy on display...

Hey guys if we make NUKES illegal and destroy all ours then we will be safe right?

Same Illogical argument used for gun control and then we all die at the hands of our enemies..\


50 posted on 04/04/2009 5:23:12 PM PDT by Typical_Whitey (Obama Legacy: The President that BANKRUPT and Destroyed America.)
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