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Old 12-22-10, 06:37 PM
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Re: wendersfan's election results thread

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We can all feel safe now.

The Senate passed the relic of the Cold War Start Treaty - 71-36.
I hadn't realized that the thousands of nukes in Russia vanished upon the fall of the Soviet Union, but I guess since communism's over, we don't need to worry about them any more.
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Old 12-22-10, 06:55 PM
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I'm not opposed to the treaty. I simply think it's as useless as tits on a boar hog. It does nothing to address the principal problem - which is not Russia - but a rogue nation or a terrorist group getting their hands on a nuclear weapon.
From where do you think a rogue nation or a terrorist group is likely to get a nuclear weapon?

There are a number of possible places, but from Russia is one of the primary ones.
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Old 12-22-10, 08:58 PM
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From where do you think a rogue nation or a terrorist group is likely to get a nuclear weapon?

There are a number of possible places, but from Russia is one of the primary ones.
And the treaty does just what to prevent that?
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Old 12-22-10, 10:38 PM
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And the treaty does just what to prevent that?
I agree. If Russia wants to sell a nuke we're going be be able to see that because we're on the premises? We'll notice a transaction going on in the parking lot?
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Old 12-23-10, 08:25 AM
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The Russians aren't about to sell a nuclear weapon to anyone.

The treaty does nothing to prevent a rogue nation from obtaining a nuclear weapon.

You've heard of 'feel good' legislation. Well this treaty is to make people feel good.

It also increases the gap between Russia & the U.S. in tactical nuclear weapons.
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Old 12-23-10, 08:41 AM
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I don't really get the big deal about the START treaty either.
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Old 12-23-10, 09:18 AM
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I don't really get the big deal about the START treaty either.
I can't see what is wrong with halting missile defense either.
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Old 12-23-10, 11:36 AM
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Was hast du gesagt?
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Old 12-23-10, 07:18 PM
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Was hast du gesagt?

Zeig mir, was du drauf hast!
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