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  • Biden: We wrote Japan’s Constitution

    08/17/2016 1:16:55 PM PDT · by chajin · 86 replies
    Yomiuri Shimbun ^ | August 16, 2016 | Jiji Press
    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Monday criticized Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s proposal to allow Japan to obtain nuclear weapons, stressing that Japan’s pacifist Constitution was written by the United States. “Does he not understand we wrote Japan’s constitution to say they could not be a nuclear power?” Biden said in a speech he delivered in Scranton, Pa., for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. “Where was he when in school?” Biden asked. “Someone who lacks this judgment cannot be trusted,” he said. “He’s not qualified to know the [nuclear] codes,” the U.S. vice president said. Trump has suggested that...
  • Yew Might Be A Zottee If Yew....

    09/11/2015 12:06:16 PM PDT · by Reverend Saltine · 80 replies ^ | September 11, 2015 |
    Yew might be a Liberal if yew: have an “Obama Mamma” tee-shirt Yew might be a Liberal if yew: don’t lock yer door at night and feel happy Yew might be a Liberal if yew: listen to BBC or Al-Jazeera and think they are a little to the right Yew might be a Liberal if yew: “don’t believe in guns” but you do believe in flying blue monkeys Yew might be a Liberal if yew: think Jon “Stuart” Leibowitz are funneh. Yew might be a Liberal if yew: believe all illegal “immigrants” come here to work and feed their families....
  • Flashback • Palin on Ahmadinejad: ‘He Must Be Stopped’

    09/08/2015 12:04:47 PM PDT · by Bratch · 6 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | September 08 2015 | Sarah Palin via iizthatiiz
    Governor Palin posted a speech she was scheduled to deliver in New York at a rally protesting the U.N. visit of Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.  It was published by the New York Sun in 2008 via Facebook: The more things change the more they stay the same in the Orwellian Obama World… here were some of my thoughts on Iran almost exactly 7 years ago during the 2008 campaign:…/palin-on-ahmadinejad-he-must-…/86311/ Palin on Ahmadinejad: ‘He Must Be Stopped’ By SARAH PALIN | September 22, 2008 Governor Palin, the Republican nominee for vice president, was scheduled to speak today at a rally in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza to protest...
  • Lonely at the Top

    11/17/2013 6:01:43 PM PST · by Ari Bussel · 10 replies
    Israel Monitor ^ | November 15, 2013 | Ari Bussel
    Lonely at the Top By Ari Bussel I remember the look of then Opposition Leader Benjamin Netanyahu at an underground command and control center in a city in Southern Israel crammed with foreign correspondents, when I introduced myself before asking my question, “Ari Bussel, Muslim World Today.” For those who know me, I am White Caucasian, and I look very much Western (some would say slightly “Middle Eastern”), although the most notable character is likely my unidentifiable, thick accent. But I definitely do not look like the representative of California-based Muslim World Today and Pakistan World Today. The readers of...
  • Huge Explosion at Iran Nuclear Site Not Confirmed

    01/27/2013 7:55:18 AM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 37 replies
    jewishpress ^ | January 27th, 2013 | Jewish Press News Briefs
    Yediot Ahronot reported. on Friday that former Iranian intelligence officials who defected to the West claim that Iran’s underground Fordo uranium enrichment facility has been almost completely demolished, and hundreds of staff members are at this moment trapped underground, This has to be the worst blow to Iran’s nuclear ambitions so far. WND, an American news website affiliated with the right, reported Friday that a mysterious explosion has destroyed a significant portion of Iran’s Fordo nuclear facility – considered Tehran’s most fortified facility.
  • US planned to blow up the MOON with a nuclear bomb to win Cold War bragging rights over USSR

    11/25/2012 4:28:28 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 104 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 25 November 2012 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Revealed: How the U.S. planned to blow up the MOON with a nuclear bomb to win Cold War bragging rights over Soviet Union - Scientists were hoping for giant flash on the moon that would intimidate the Soviet Union - Aim of mission was to launch the nuke by 1959 - Plan was later scrapped due to possible danger to people on Earth It may sound like a plot straight out of a science fiction novel, but a U.S. mission to blow up the moon with a nuke was very real in the 1950s. At the height of the space...
  • Can You Stop a Hurricane by Nuking It?

    10/30/2012 11:11:40 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 27 replies
    Live Science ^ | October 29, 2012 | Rachel Kaufman, TechNewsDaily Contributor
    Can You Stop a Hurricane by Nuking It? To save lives and reduce costs, there would be tremendous advantage if science had a way to stop a devastating hurricane like Sandy. And scientists have thought of it before. One idea that rears its head almost every hurricane season recently is the notion of bombing a hurricane into submission. The theory goes that the energy released by a nuclear bomb detonated just above and ahead of the eye of a storm would heat the cooler air there, disrupting the storm's convection current. Unfortunately, this idea, which has been around in some...
  • A Los Alamos Story Worthy of Stephen King (The Plutonium 239 Demon Core)

    07/26/2012 8:37:22 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 29 replies
    IO9 ^ | Jul 26, 2012 | Esther Inglis-Arkell
    A Los Alamos Story Worthy of Stephen King Ever heard of The Demon Core? It was named by Los Alamos scientists — who are generally not a superstitious lot — after it claimed multiple lives, in a series of strange and horrible accidents. Discover a legend of science... that's worthy of a horror movie. When I was reading Stephen King stories, I was constantly amazed at the things he made scary. It was like reading the legend of the monkey's paw over and over again, with increasingly weird objects. His most famous evil objects are the hotel in The Shining...
  • (Weird History) In 1958 America Accidentally Dropped a Nuclear Weapon on Two Little Girls’ Playhouse

    04/24/2012 10:28:08 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 13 replies
    IO9 ^ | Apr 24, 2012 | Cyriaque Lamar
    In 1958, America accidentally dropped a nuclear weapon on two little girls’ playhouse For certain rural residents of the Carolinas during the Cold War, apocalyptic anxiety hit disturbingly close to home. In 1958 and 1961, the American Air Force lost nuclear weapons over the skies of South and North Carolina, respectively, raining potential apocalypse on the folks below. In both incidents, complete catastrophe was avoided thanks to that ever-potent combination of foresight and unmitigated dumb luck. And in the former incident, the bomb fell square on some unsuspecting children's playhouse. The first accident occurred over Florence, South Carolina on March...
  • A list of unused titles for Dr. Strangelove, lifted from Stanley Kubrick’s notebooks

    04/16/2012 7:59:16 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 33 replies
    IO9 ^ | April 16, 2012 | Robert T. Gonzalez
    A list of unused titles for Dr. Strangelove, lifted from Stanley Kubrick’s notebooks From the notebooks of Stanley Kubrick comes this most excellent list of movie titles that never saw the light of day, but were evidently considered for the film that Kubrick would eventually name Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. There are plenty of mentions of Dr. Strangelove, bombs, and even implications that one should love and cherish said "wonderful bomb," but you won't find the final title in this list. Still, it gives one pause to think how this movie...
  • Iran Is On The Verge of Getting The Bomb: It Is Time For President Barack Obama To Act

    11/03/2011 2:23:22 PM PDT · by drewh · 48 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | 8:28PM GMT 03 Nov 2011 | By Con Coughlin
    When Mr Obama was handed unequivocal evidence in the autumn of 2009 that Iran was building a second nuclear enrichment facility at Qom, he preferred to take a soft approach. The inevitable new round of sanctions was implemented, but no meaningful action was taken to curtail Iran’s obsession with developing nuclear weapons. As we know from the 1930s, appeasement achieves little when it comes to confronting a determined foe for whom the normal laws of international conduct do not apply. And next week, the full extent of Iran’s duplicity will be laid bare, with the publication of the latest International...
  • Ten Reasons to Love the Bomb

    08/06/2010 1:23:08 AM PDT · by neverdem · 37 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 06, 2010 | J.R. Dunn
    Sixty-five years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we still have not arrived at a true measure of the atomic weapon.   Through a constant drumbeat -- in large part coming from the left -- nuclear weapons have become our culture's dominant symbol of fear. This is understandable. The photos of the atomic bombings were among the most foreboding ever taken. Few who have contemplated them have not paused to think what their own town might look like after such an attack. But fear of nuclear weapons has shifted to the metaphysical, attaining something of the aura of absolute evil that Satan and...
  • Pelosi to speak about book at Free Library

    08/02/2008 9:52:34 AM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 45 replies · 99+ views
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) will visit the Free Library of Philadelphia's Central Library Tuesday evening to discuss her new book, Your Power: A Message to America's Daughters. Pelosi is the highest-ranking woman in an elected position in U.S. history. She will speak in Montgomery Auditorium at 7; a book-signing will follow at 8. Tamala Edwards, a 6ABC news anchor, will interview Pelosi onstage. General admission to the event is $12. The library is on Logan Square. For information, go to - Ashwin Verghese
  • Israel Will Not Sit By While Iran Builds The Bomb (Interview With Kadima MK Issac Ben Israel Alert)

    07/01/2008 2:46:39 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 2 replies · 136+ views
    Spiegel Online ^ | 7/1/2008 | Spiegel Online
    Isaac Ben-Israel, a former Israeli Air Force general and now member of the ruling Kadima party, spoke with SPIEGEL about the limits of sanctions in dealing with Iran's nuclear program. He says Israel is prepared to mount a military strike against the mullah regime if diplomacy fails. SPIEGEL: The Israeli Air Force recently simulated an attack on an Iranian nuclear facility in a top secret maneuver over the Mediterranean. Do you have such a low opinion of Western sanctions? Isaac Ben-Israel: Neither the sanctions nor diplomacy have had much of an effect. Today, the Iranians are one to two years...
  • This Day In History - World War II July 29, 1945 Japanese sink the USS Indianapolis

    1945 : Japanese sink the USS Indianapolis On this day in 1945, Japanese warships sink the American cruiser Indianapolis, killing 883 seamen in the worst loss in the history of the U.S. navy. As a prelude to a proposed invasion of the Japanese mainland, scheduled for November 1, U.S. forces bombed the Japanese home islands from sea and air, as well as blowing Japanese warships out of the water. The end was near for Imperial Japan, but it was determined to go down fighting. Just before midnight of the 29th, the Indianapolis, an American cruiser that was the flagship of...
  • LA evangelical leader: Confrontation with Iran seems 'inevitable'

    07/25/2007 9:28:05 PM PDT · by americanophile · 12 replies · 510+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | July 25, 2007 | ETGAR LEFKOVITS
    A military confrontation with Iran over its nuclear weapons program appears increasingly inevitable, a senior American evangelical leader said on Tuesday. "The horrible terror of the almost wild-eyed behavior of [Iranian President Mahmoud] Ahmadinejad is enough to cause any thinking person to ask: Is there another way than some military intervention?" Pastor Jack W. Hayford, president of the International Church of Foursquare Gospel, told The Jerusalem Post in an interview. "Confrontation seems inevitable," he said. The 73-year-old Los Angeles-based Hayford is heading a four-day conference of more than 3,000 church leaders and laymen from around the world in Jerusalem, in...
  • (On This Day in History) July 16, 1945 : U.S. Conducts First Test of the Atomic Bomb

    07/16/2007 8:10:27 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 38 replies · 1,097+ views ^ | July 16, 2007 |
    1945 : United States conducts first test of the atomic bomb The United States conducts the first test of the atomic bomb at its research facility in Los Alamos, New Mexico. The terrifying new weapon would quickly become a focal point in the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. The official U.S. development of the atomic bomb began with the establishment of the Manhattan Project in August 1942. The project brought together scientists from the United States, Great Britain, and Canada to study the feasibility of building an atomic bomb capable of unimaginable destructive power. The...
  • Would Iran’s (Islamofascists) Mullahs Use the Bomb?

    01/23/2007 5:42:35 PM PST · by Posting · 19 replies · 635+ views
    Would Iran’s Mullahs Use the Bomb? By Amil Imani There is so much smoke around the Iranian Mullahs’ bomb that it makes Tehran’s smog feel like a fresh ocean breeze. Here is a partial list of views about the Mullahs, their capabilities and intentions about the bomb affair. The Mullahs: * Will never dare to use the bomb, even if they had it. To do so would be suicidal. * Are years away from anything resembling a credible bomb, in any quantities. * Lack the technological skills needed to make a workable bomb. * Don’t have the means of hitting...
  • Islam, Terror and the Second Nuclear Age

    10/29/2006 4:13:51 AM PST · by Ready4Freddy · 5 replies · 799+ views
    NYT Magazine ^ | October 29, 2006 | Noah Feldman
    I. For nearly 50 years, worries about a nuclear Middle East centered on Israel. Arab leaders resented the fact that Israel was the only atomic power in the region, a resentment heightened by America’s tacit approval of the situation. But they were also pretty certain that Israel (which has never explicitly acknowledged having nuclear weapons) would not drop the bomb except as a very last resort. That is why Egypt and Syria were unafraid to attack Israel during the October 1973 Yom Kippur War. “Israel will not be the first country in the region to use nuclear weapons,” went the...
  • North Korea Warned Against Conducting Nuclear Test

    10/05/2006 10:14:29 AM PDT · by eastforker · 17 replies · 661+ views ^ | 10/05/06 | AP
    SEOUL, South Korea — A U.S. military plane capable of detecting radiation has taken off from southern Japan amid concerns over a threatened nuclear test by North Korea, a news report said Thursday. The plane, which can collect and analyze radioactive substances in the air, took off from the U.S. air base at Kadena on the southern island of Okinawa, Kyodo News agency reported