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GG100202: Non-Non-Proliferation

February 2, 2010

Democracy Now!…the Obama administration is asking Congress to increase spending on the US nuclear arsenal by more than $7 billion dollars over the next five years. …despite a pledge to cut the US arsenal and seek a nuclear weapons-free world. The Obama administration argues that the boost in spending is needed to ensure that US warheads remain secure and work as designed as the arsenal shrinks and ages. … Part of the proposal includes large funding increases for a new plutonium production facility…

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  1. February 3, 2010 6:14 PM

    Work as designed?

    • February 4, 2010 10:53 AM

      yeah. the use of such weapons is ethically indefensible. but they are a symbolic deterrent. but they need to be kept in working order, (as a bargaining chip in disarmament negotiations?) also we need more nuclear material and more modern nuclear weapons. gotta feed the monkey. Obama is a bald liar. Iran are the evil ones. have i got all of this right?

  2. February 4, 2010 5:26 PM

    Let’s not forget that water is only suitable for use in nuclear reactors — kill the moon!

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