Nukes

The Night Goldsboro, North Carolina Was Almost Vaporized.

by Daniel Russ on September 26, 2014

  .   January 1961. The Cold War is on fire, effulgent, clandestine, and deadly. The nuclear Triad, the three ways we intended to deliver atomic weaponry consisted of the hardened land silos, submarines, and of course the Strategic Air Command, nuclear weapons in the bomb bays of bombers that stayed in the air around […]

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    NPR featured an article that exposes a supposed Israeli plan to attack Iran before the United States elections. What shocked me about Tom Gjelten’ s story was that the meat of it was anecdotal information feeds from think tanks and policy wonks, “friends in the Israeli government…” the typical false sourcing that has […]

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The UFOs That Spooked Minot Air Force Base.

December 15, 2011

  For years the official and most recognizable organization that studied and catalogued UFO sightings was NICAP, or the National Investigations Committee On Aerial Phenomenon. NICAP as closed down in the early seventies as subterfuge by government operatives sought to discredit the entire UFO phenomenon. But for a long time, NICAP was the group that […]

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The Douglas 1186

September 9, 2011

I bring this to you reminding us of a time when the military industrial complex talking points included nuclear annihilation through the use of high speed, high altitude bombers. The US was developing high speed 70,000 feet bombers that would invade Russian or Chinese territory and then drop a bomb on a city and out […]

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Numbers

August 6, 2011

  “Little Boy”, the world’s first nuclear weapon was dropped on this date in 1945. It killed 40,000 people in Hiroshima instantly, another 40,000 in the next month and then another 100,000 in the following six years. In both Nagasaki and Hiroshima, the overwhelming majority of the dead were civilians.   It was thought that […]

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This Is Why We Have SALT And START Treaties.

June 23, 2010

Related Posts:The Night Goldsboro, North Carolina Was Almost Vaporized.False Sourcing. The Unfortunate Ubiquity of Think Tanks. The UFOs That Spooked Minot Air Force Base.The Douglas 1186Numbers

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The First Man To See The Damage Of Hiroshima Part II

May 31, 2010
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Picking up the story from yesterday. This is narrative from a man named Captain John Harvey, a 25 year old B-29 pilot who flew bombing missions over the Japanese islands and recounts his one day flight to tour the damage wrought upon Japan in the last days of the war. As I explained previously, I […]

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US Declares Size Of Nuclear Arsenal: 5113

May 4, 2010

Related Posts:The Night Goldsboro, North Carolina Was Almost Vaporized.False Sourcing. The Unfortunate Ubiquity of Think Tanks. The UFOs That Spooked Minot Air Force Base.The Douglas 1186Numbers

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Obama Wins Huge Nuclear Concession. Ukraine Disarms.

April 12, 2010

“WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House announced Monday that Ukraine was giving up all its highly enriched uranium, marking success for a major U.S. arms control initiative shortly before President Barack Obama opens a conference on locking down nuclear materials. Obama spokesman Robert Gibbs said the Ukrainian stockpile, sufficient for several nuclear weapons, would be […]

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Down To 23,000 Nuclear Weapons

April 11, 2010

From Wapo: Today, [the Cold War] arms race has ended, and the number of nuclear weapons in the world has fallen from more than 60,000 at the peak to about 23,000 today, of which 95 percent are still in the United States and Russia. Yet we have not shed the mind-set of overkill. Even with […]

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Why Do Neocons Always See Reasonable Action As A Sign Of Weakness?

April 9, 2010

Tunku Varadarajan write in today’s daily Beast about the problems with the Obama foreign policy. As has been pointed out by a prominent parser of all things nuclear, the new policy actually changes very little: We weren’t going to nuke Brazil before the review and we’re still asserting the right to nuke North Korea if […]

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