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Tag: Nuclear Weapons
  • 2053

    That’s the number of nuclear weapons that have been set off so far, and the United States accounted for fully half of those.  Over $5 trillion has been spent to date on nuclear weapon development, testing and cleanup.  There isn’t a single federal budget item that is more entirely without merit than nuclear spending. Nuclear …

  • Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss

    In a move that should surprise no one, President Obama took a page from the Bush playbook at the recent Nuclear Security Summit, and told us all we should be very, very scared of terrorists getting nuclear weapons. According to Obama, “the risk of a nuclear confrontation between nations has gone down, but the risk of …

  • The Empire’s Scribes

    As I will be attending the University of Richmond in the fall as a freshman, I decided to look at the school newspaper, The Collegian.  I was hoping to see more about politics and economics, but the paper is largely dedicated to the current happenings of the school. One article that stood out to me, however, was “Iran …

  • Let’s Follow China on This One

    China has sensibly ruled out any possibility of pursuing a fourth round of sanctions on Iran. Favoring diplomacy over war, something very uncommon these days, Zhang Yesui, a Chinese envoy to the UN said, “The efforts aimed at diplomatic negotiations on the Iranian nuclear issue still need some time and patience.” This all comes after the US …

  • Judge Napolitano educates the uneducated

    Poor Judge.  His concerns are answered with a “so what?”  Judge Napolitano follows with “So what, needs to be followed with so what young people die? So what that the government scares us so that we will give it more power.”  This is why ethics must be integrated into our politics here at home and …

  • This sounds familiar…

    So Iran is dangerously close to developing a nuclear weapon.  Really?  Haven’t we heard this gargle-mesh before?  Why would we believe it THIS TIME?!  Oh brother…

  • Mixed Signals to North Korea

    As the small and poor communist nation continues to make its way toward developing a nuclear arsenal, State Department nominees and officials have clearly stated their absolute intolerance of such a situation: Speaking at his Senate confirmation hearing Kurt Campbell, the administration’s nominee for Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian affairs, declared that if …