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Obama's nuclear spill --Why would the O Force give up America's security secrets?
THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | THE WASHINGTON TIMES

Posted on 05/06/2010 11:19:23 AM PDT by opentalk

The Obama administration has revealed - for the first time ever - the size of the U.S. nuclear arsenal in detail. This information was a closely guarded secret for more than 60 years. By unloading such sensitive information, President Obama is responsible for deliberately exposing a chink in America's defensive armor. The Land of the Free is less secure for it.

On orders from the White House, the Pentagon on Monday released the exact number of nuclear warheads as the 189-nation nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference got under way in New York. The U.S. nuclear stockpile now stands at 5,113 warheads, down from a high of 31,255 in 1967.

Never before has the United States allowed either friend or foe access to such precise information about our nuclear assets - and for good reason. A healthy dread of these awesome weapons has deterred aggression against the American homeland and kept the nation safe.

Disarmament officials and purported peace activists claim the frank U.S. disclosure will elicit similar openness on the part of other nuclear powers, leading them to follow suit. We're not so sure that neighborhood bullies will decide that giving away state secrets is the cool thing to do on the nuclear playground. While revealing the size of the stockpile might earn some diplomatic plaudits for an approval-seeking Mr. Obama, surrendering such information constitutes shortsighted defense policy.

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


TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: alliances; foreignpolicy; islam; muslim; nationalsecurity; obama; obamunism; sabotage; security; traitor; treason

1 posted on 05/06/2010 11:19:23 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

Arab proverb - the enemy of my enemy is my friend.

Obama proverb - the enemy of my country is my friend.


2 posted on 05/06/2010 11:22:27 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: Daveinyork

Yep, sad but true.


3 posted on 05/06/2010 11:23:07 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Be still & kneel before the know-nothing Omnipotent One, Il Douche' Jr., may fleas be upon him.)
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To: opentalk

A traitor at every turn, Obama.


4 posted on 05/06/2010 11:24:27 AM PDT by Gator113 (I do not want Obama just IMPEACHED... I want him IMPRISONED. Are we there yet? 2010-2012)
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To: opentalk

He’s a muslim and he wants to destroy this country.


5 posted on 05/06/2010 11:28:04 AM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: opentalk

Globally there are enough nuclear bombs to completely kill every human 50-60 times. It would only take the detonation of 500-600 bombs to kill every person on earth.


6 posted on 05/06/2010 11:29:48 AM PDT by Ben Mugged (Unions are the storm troopers of socialism.)
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To: opentalk

When will Americans wake up to Obama’s agenda? He’s actively pursuing the destruction of our security - financially and physically. There is no other explanation.


7 posted on 05/06/2010 11:31:44 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (Integrity, Honesty, Character, & Loyalty still matter)
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To: opentalk

Tic, Tic, Tic, anyone else show their hand yet? Didn’t think so.


8 posted on 05/06/2010 11:34:48 AM PDT by RockyMtnMan
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Dow Jones down 600 points this week.


9 posted on 05/06/2010 11:35:53 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: Ben Mugged; All
Globally there are enough nuclear bombs to completely kill every human 50-60 times. It would only take the detonation of 500-600 bombs to kill every person on earth.

I'm not sure where you get your info from.

The vast majority of deaths in Hiroshima and Nagasaki were not due to radiation but were due to blunt trauma inflicted on the populations that had not taken shelter and from the ensuing fires that started and burned thousands laying wounded and trapped within the highly combustible debris of their homes and businesses.

10 posted on 05/06/2010 11:39:55 AM PDT by fso301
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To: opentalk

Down over 400 right now.


11 posted on 05/06/2010 11:42:20 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (Integrity, Honesty, Character, & Loyalty still matter)
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To: Ben Mugged

“It would only take the detonation of 500-600 bombs to kill every person on earth.”

Do you actually believe this? 6000 detonations would not kill every human.


12 posted on 05/06/2010 11:43:40 AM PDT by east1234 (It's the borders stupid! My new environmentalist inspired tagline: cut, kill, dig and drill)
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To: opentalk

Hell, it just became -775 for today!


13 posted on 05/06/2010 11:46:43 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (Integrity, Honesty, Character, & Loyalty still matter)
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To: Ben Mugged

Horse puckey.

Maybe if you gathered every human into one large mass and dropped 500 warheads on them this could happen but that is not bloody likely.


14 posted on 05/06/2010 11:47:20 AM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% white, 50% black, 100% red)
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To: opentalk

Holy crap! We’re down 995! DOW below 10K


15 posted on 05/06/2010 11:48:28 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (Integrity, Honesty, Character, & Loyalty still matter)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

down 945, wow Rush-big f —ing deal


16 posted on 05/06/2010 11:48:49 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

NObama was born a Muslim because of his father.

He hates America.
He is doing everything he can to destroy the USA.


17 posted on 05/06/2010 12:19:24 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: ridesthemiles
There are no checks and balances to his actions. This seems to be so much bigger than just Obama, The Clintons are globalists.
18 posted on 05/06/2010 12:23:32 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: ridesthemiles
“NObama was born a Muslim because of his father.”

Based on that reasoning I should be a Lutheran. I think you fail on that reason.

This doesn't mean you're not correct on the other two, though.

Of course, there is always the maxim “Never attribute to malice that which can adequately be explained by stupidity.” I guess we just live in interesting times.

19 posted on 05/06/2010 12:30:19 PM PDT by Old Student (We have a name for the people who think indiscriminate killing is fine. They're called "The Bad Guys)
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To: 43north; east1234; fso301
I was in Minuteman missiles in the late 1970's. At that time the Soviet Union had so many warheads they were targeting Individuals with weapons. The targeting info was updated in their computers to follow these "high value" individuals around. Imagine that for a moment. They had so many warheads they were targeting individuals.

Research the term "nuclear winter" on the net. If you have access, take a course on Nuclear Tactics at the Air War College.

20 posted on 05/06/2010 12:33:06 PM PDT by Ben Mugged (Unions are the storm troopers of socialism.)
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To: opentalk
On orders from the White House, the Pentagon on Monday released the exact number of nuclear warheads ...The U.S. nuclear stockpile now stands at 5,113 warheads, down from a high of 31,255 in 1967.

“Why would the O Force give up America's security secrets?”

That, I suspect, is quite simple.

Consider Mister Obama’s bff and fellow disliker of the responsibility that…”we remain a dominant military superpower”

You know…

.

This guy.

.

21 posted on 05/06/2010 1:40:16 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Seaplaner

o needs to go


22 posted on 05/06/2010 1:41:33 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: Ben Mugged; All
I was in Minuteman missiles in the late 1970's. At that time the Soviet Union had so many warheads they were targeting Individuals with weapons.

Fine but if launch orders went out from either side, how many missles would work as designed versus malfunctioning? Not very many. That's why so many are needed. More systems are needed than targets in order to compensate for system unreliability.

More air dropped nuclear bombs were needed than targets existed because of expected losses due to enemy air defenses. More subs were needed than targets because some subs might be destroyed by enemy action and some subs could be expected to be lost due to missles malfunctioning in the tube resulting in loss of sub (similar to the Kursk)

Using NASA as a metric, the space agency probably does no better than 50/50 at getting a satellite launch off on time. Unlike a minuteman sitting in a remote silo years on end, NASA missiles are of fresh manufacture and are attended to by swarms of engineers and technicians. All this for no better than a coins toss chance of launching on time.

23 posted on 05/06/2010 2:36:21 PM PDT by fso301
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To: fso301
The last metric I had before I retired from active duty was the Minuteman (systems have evolved since then) had a launch success probability of 97.83%. The missiles were randomly extracted from alert status and test launched out of Vandenberg. Not one failure in the last 10 years I was involved. Since the Minuteman program was upgraded, some older missiles were sold to private industry (Orbital Sciences) and have been used successfully for satellite launch for a lot of years. These systems are highly reliable and survivable.

Comparing NASA launches to military EWO launches is apples to oranges. NASA has to worry about space traffic, weather, plume, debris, and having people in the crash zone. Military launches under war conditions (EWO) have none of those restraints.

24 posted on 05/06/2010 2:51:26 PM PDT by Ben Mugged (Unions are the storm troopers of socialism.)
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To: opentalk

TREASON!


25 posted on 05/06/2010 7:57:07 PM PDT by dtrpscout (A bad dog is better than most good people.)
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To: Old Student

According to the teachings of ISLAM, if one’s father is a Muslim, then the child is a Muslim. If the child converts to another religion( (of from Sunni to Shiite), the child is a heretic, and is to be put to death.


26 posted on 05/06/2010 8:02:06 PM PDT by dtrpscout (A bad dog is better than most good people.)
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To: east1234

Fallout starts to add up after a hundred detonations. You can cross off your milk supply for a while. Your garden production probably won’t be 100 percent safe. And beef production might be a serious issue for a number of reasons. Mankind on different parts of the globe would survive on....but your lifestyle changes for the next couple of decades.


27 posted on 05/07/2010 1:59:51 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: opentalk

At a Minimum another 2 and a Half years of this America hater. At the rate this Guy is Going there will be nothing left of this country by then.


28 posted on 05/07/2010 3:54:46 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: dtrpscout
“According to the teachings of ISLAM, if one’s father is a Muslim, then the child is a Muslim. If the child converts to another religion( (of from Sunni to Shiite), the child is a heretic, and is to be put to death.”

And if his father was Shia, and he converts to Sunni, he still gets killed. Islam is a lose-lose religion, with both major and all the minor branches at war with each other. House of Peace, indeed.

29 posted on 05/07/2010 1:36:06 PM PDT by Old Student (We have a name for the people who think indiscriminate killing is fine. They're called "The Bad Guys)
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