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Rush: Obama Nuclear Weapons Plan 'Downright Scary'
newsmax ^ | 2/15/12 | Amy Woods

Posted on 02/15/2012 8:42:50 PM PST by Nachum

Reducing the U.S. nuclear force by 80 percent, a move under consideration by the White House, amounts to unilateral disarmament at a time when “the Iranians are nuking up,” Rush Limbaugh said today on his radio show.

“There are some things happening today that are downright scary,” Limbaugh said. “The regime, led by Barack Hussein Obama, is weighing options for reducing our U.S. nuclear force. Folks, this is staggering. Meanwhile, the Iranians are nuking up.”

The conservative talk-show host said the nuclear weapons reductions will not make the world safer and instead will shift the balance of power away from America.

“We are unilaterally disarming,” he said. “We are not requiring the Russians to go along, and even if the Russians said they would match these reductions, they lie. That is the lesson of the Russians and nukes.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: nuclear; obama; rush; weapons

1 posted on 02/15/2012 8:42:58 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

The will to use them is the key.


2 posted on 02/15/2012 8:48:09 PM PST by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: Nachum

This is putting the world on the path to WWIII.


3 posted on 02/15/2012 8:48:47 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Nachum

The Obama plan would reduce the American nuclear shield to around 1000 warheads, of which 300 would be deployed.

Keep in mind that each Trident submarine carries 24 Trident D-5 ICBMs, with up to 8 MIRVs per missile = 192 warheads. Obama wants to reduce us to a nuclear deterrent roughly equal to 1.5 ballistic missile submarines. The rationale for this is not just infinitely stupid, it is dangerous.


4 posted on 02/15/2012 8:50:55 PM PST by snowrip (Liberal? You are a socialist idiot with no rational argument.)
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To: Nachum
The instinct for the self-destructive move from leftists is typical. Incredibly bad move but it has nothing to do with Iran. China and Russia are the potential threats for the US, not Iran. The loose nuclear weapons in the former USSR are much more of a worry than Iran will ever be.
5 posted on 02/15/2012 8:56:27 PM PST by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: Nachum
My unfortunately unchristian Hope and Change is that Obama is shovel ready in the very near future, by natural causes.
6 posted on 02/15/2012 9:19:32 PM PST by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: snowrip
The rationale for this is not just infinitely stupid, it is dangerous

I beg to differ good sir. The rational is infinitely brilliant if you wish to harm our great nation. Obama is not a fool. Obama is a radical left wing Marxist. If you look at each and every decision he has made it is totally and clearly rational if one is a Marxist.

7 posted on 02/15/2012 9:24:51 PM PST by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: dynachrome

Yep.
Obama is scaling back America while passing technologies and money to the Islamic world. Empowering Islam.

... and Iran and pakistan have the will to use them.

Global stability requires a strong America.


8 posted on 02/15/2012 9:30:33 PM PST by himno hero (Obamas theme...Death to America...The crusaders will pay!)
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To: Hoosier-Daddy

Amen.

Enough said.


9 posted on 02/15/2012 9:31:32 PM PST by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Nachum

How did we let this measly man get in charge of our defense?

Truly scary.

This guy thinks America is evil and needs to be taken down a notch, perhaps a lot of notches.

Bright side: After some of cities are nuked and a couple 100,000 people are dead there will be less impact on global warming.


10 posted on 02/15/2012 9:34:50 PM PST by garjog
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To: dynachrome

“We are unilaterally disarming”

As you suggest, Obama has already disarmed us by his assertion that he will never use nuclear weapons, even in retaliation. Getting rid of the actual weapons hamstrings any future president (on the off chance we have any president other than O during his lifetime). Obama putting his brand on America is turning out to be more like a barbecue.


11 posted on 02/15/2012 9:43:41 PM PST by JimSEA
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To: Nachum

Obama’s nuclear weapons plan is only scary if one accepts the notion that the continued survival of the United States in a demonstraby hostile world is something toward which we, as a nation, should strive.

On the other hand, if one seeks the destruction of the United States and all she stands for in the world, then Obama’s position makes perfect sense.


12 posted on 02/15/2012 9:44:02 PM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: Hoosier-Daddy

The sooner the better.


13 posted on 02/15/2012 9:52:48 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Nachum

14 posted on 02/15/2012 9:58:57 PM PST by McBuff
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To: Nachum

Treasonous.

Where’s General James Mattoon Scott when you need him?


15 posted on 02/15/2012 10:28:41 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: Nachum

It makes a first strike takeout of our deterrent possible...

This guy is really starting to scare me.


16 posted on 02/15/2012 11:22:35 PM PST by desertfreedom765
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To: desertfreedom765
Imagine if (widely hypothetical) Russia and China double-teamed us; one to take out defense, the other to finish the job.

Even the threat would be enough to coerce the US.

Add Islamic 'world domination' to the mix and we'll find ourselves in an interesting position.

17 posted on 02/16/2012 2:52:35 AM PST by the anti-liberal
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To: cpdiii

To be rational, one must adhere to the tenents of reason. By definition, being a Marxist means you ignore reality for the sake of ideology.

The only way Obama is not a fool is if you measure him solely by the principles to which he subscribes... which by any standard of reason are the standards of the irrationality, evil, and insanity.


18 posted on 02/16/2012 5:46:27 AM PST by snowrip (Liberal? You are a socialist idiot with no rational argument.)
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To: the anti-liberal
Add Islamic 'world domination' to the mix ...

Barry wants to go from 57 states to 58... and more... and then back down to 1--the New Caliphate.

19 posted on 02/16/2012 6:02:01 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: the anti-liberal

The Republican party needs to stop screwing around and get its act together...this man is taking us down some very dangerous roads.


20 posted on 02/16/2012 7:29:20 AM PST by desertfreedom765
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