Monday, January 15, 2007


"The reason I can' t follow the old eye-for-an-eye philosophy is that it ends up leaving everyone blind."
Martin Luther King Jr.

"Anyone who feels, and there are still a lot of people who feel that way, that war can solve the social problems facing mankind is sleeping through a great revolution. President Kennedy said on one occasion, "Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind." The world must hear this. I pray to God that America will hear this before it is too late, because today we’re fighting a war."
Martin Luther King Jr.

"The military-industrial-complex [would] cause military spending to be driven not by national security needs but by a network of weapons makers, lobbyists and elected officials." Dwight D. Eisenhower

"There are only two things we should fight for. One is the defense of our homes and the other is the Bill of Rights. War for any other reason is simply a racket." General Smedley D. Butler


The Earth is full of foolish men and formidable weapons.
Although the United States is worried about terrorists, radicals, extremists and evil-doers having their own nuclear weapons, this government is whole-heartedly willing to develop newer nuclear weapons.
They are the cash cows for the corporate machines and rich CEOs.
What do other leaders think when they know that the U.S. is not going to end or slow down its own hunger for WMD?
These other rogue nations and evil axis opponents will hunger even more for their own WMD.
They've got 'em and so we'll get 'em too.
Is it because our current president and Iran's subscribe to prophetic paths of Armageddon that they talk and act the way they do?
If God told George W. Bush to bomb Iraq did He also tell the Decider that he should carry out Armageddon?
Does Mahmoud Ahmadinejad get similar communications?
Many years ago, I was a vocal opponent to the existence of Nuclear Weapons.
I rode around in my old Chevy with ANTI-NUCLEAR bumper stickers.
But bumper stickers and protests did not end the march to Armageddon. As one person told me, "You can stand in the middle of the road but you can't stop the traffic."
These newer WMD are as much for profits as they are for protection.
But instead of protection we just encourage other nations to stay on the path of Armageddon.
Which ones became extinct?



"Suspicions that the United States is actually trying to build up its nuclear capabilities are undercutting Washington’s arguments for restraining the nuclear appetites of Iran and North Korea."

"Then there’s the tens of billions it is likely to cost. And the most important question: Nearly two decades after the country stopped building nuclear weapons, does it really need a new one? The answer, emphatically, is no. This is a make-work program championed by the weapons laboratories and belatedly by the Pentagon, which hasn’t been able to get Congress to pay for its other nuclear fantasies.
One crucial argument for the new program took a major hit in November when the Jason — a prestigious panel of scientists that advises the government on weapons — reported that most of the plutonium triggers in the current arsenal can be expected to last for 100 years. Since the oldest weapons are less than 50 years old, supporters of the new warhead have fallen back on warnings that other bomb components are also aging, and that the nuclear labs need the work to attract and train the best scientists. But the labs are already spending billions on studying and preserving the current arsenal.
America would be much safer if the president focused on reducing the number of old nuclear weapons still deployed by the United States and the other nuclear powers. The new Congress should stop this program before any more dollars are wasted, or more damage is done to America’s credibility."

Busywork for Nuclear Scientists
The New York Times
January 15, 2007

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