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US Drops MOAB Bomb in Afghanistan

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posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 08:28 AM
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originally posted by: TheScale

originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: Zaphod58


If you saw something like that detonate, and kill a bunch of your comrades, and destroy your base, you'd probably be pretty messed up.

Except Afghans continue to resist and are in fact winning back territory thought subjugated, after all these years of direct occupation by the US and other NATO members (the longest unjust war in US history).

Afghanistan has been occupied many times by many empires, but never subjugated. No matter how big a bomb they use its still a long term exercise in futility.

Pouring more blood and treasure down a hole in the ground, lol.

At a cost of 314 millions of dollars though, Factories for war are going "Cha-Ching"!


what is the 314 millions dollar figure for? the bomb? cause it doesnt cost anywhere near that. or money spent just being in Afghanistan?

That figure includes the cost of development of the MOAB, all added up. Considering only one has been used in anger, then yes that one bomb cost the taxpayer 314millions of dollars, overall.

business insider




posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 08:30 AM
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originally posted by: Aazadan

originally posted by: intrptr
Brain dead cretins...


It's only missing a link saying "Would you like to know more?"

The YPG logo visible on the vehicle in the background is Kurdish.



posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 08:35 AM
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a reply to: intrptr


Questioning US foreign policy is a good thing, especially in Afghanistan...

Yes it is. Are you considering a move from 'fantasizing' to 'questioning'?


Question: If the tunnels are so 'destroyed' and all, how did they get in there to count bodies?

You must have missed the report on the latest technology...



TheRedneck

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posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 08:36 AM
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originally posted by: MOMof3

originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: Zaphod58


If you saw something like that detonate, and kill a bunch of your comrades, and destroy your base, you'd probably be pretty messed up.

Except Afghans continue to resist and are in fact winning back territory thought subjugated, after all these years of direct occupation by the US and other NATO members (the longest unjust war in US history).

Afghanistan has been occupied many times by many empires, but never subjugated. No matter how big a bomb they use its still a long term exercise in futility.

Pouring more blood and treasure down a hole in the ground, lol.

At a cost of 314 millions of dollars though, Factories for war are going "Cha-Ching"!


Yeah, I am a senior and retired. I just sent the IRS a big check so the GOP can kick sick people off the insurance roles and go kill some strangers in some country I have never seen. Do they send birth control with the bombs? All it takes is one man with many wives and bingo 10 more terrorists are born.

Everyone within earshot of the bomb has a new disrespect for the Invaders. Who are the apes now?



posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 08:37 AM
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originally posted by: PapagiorgioCZ

originally posted by: intrptr

At a cost of 314 millions of dollars though, Factories for war are going "Cha-Ching"!


It's actually around $170,000 a bomb.


www.abovetopsecret.com...



posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 08:43 AM
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originally posted by: TheRedneck
a reply to: intrptr


Questioning US foreign policy is a good thing, especially in Afghanistan...

Yes it is. Are you considering a move from 'fantasizing' to 'questioning'?


Question: If the tunnels are so 'destroyed' and all, how did they get in there to count bodies?

You must have missed the report on the latest technology...



TheRedneck

Oh, NATO has occupied the area and secured it have they? How about some pics of a crater? Doubt there is one, but judging by the useless FLIR footage, the impact surely caused an avalanche that surely buried any tunnel entrances under tons of rubble.

But go ahead go in there with a go pro, hopefully you don't get killed by further collapses inside, or further avalanches outside.

The area is inaccessible till further notice.



posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 08:47 AM
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originally posted by: intrptr

originally posted by: TheScale

originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: Zaphod58


If you saw something like that detonate, and kill a bunch of your comrades, and destroy your base, you'd probably be pretty messed up.

Except Afghans continue to resist and are in fact winning back territory thought subjugated, after all these years of direct occupation by the US and other NATO members (the longest unjust war in US history).

Afghanistan has been occupied many times by many empires, but never subjugated. No matter how big a bomb they use its still a long term exercise in futility.

Pouring more blood and treasure down a hole in the ground, lol.

At a cost of 314 millions of dollars though, Factories for war are going "Cha-Ching"!


what is the 314 millions dollar figure for? the bomb? cause it doesnt cost anywhere near that. or money spent just being in Afghanistan?

That figure includes the cost of development of the MOAB, all added up. Considering only one has been used in anger, then yes that one bomb cost the taxpayer 314millions of dollars, overall.

business insider


id just use the number for one bomb if u want people to take it srsly. trying to inflate the costs will only turn people away from the argument being made.as an example if i used the per unit cost of $170,000, youd probly not accept that aswell. gotta meet in the middle somewhere. 15.7 millions would be a better number.
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posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 08:48 AM
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posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 08:53 AM
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a reply to: Informer1958

you are so right



posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 08:56 AM
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a reply to: intrptr


Oh, NATO has occupied the area and secured it have they?

I think it was US/Afghani forces.


How about some pics of a crater?

OK



Oh, did you mean of the new one in Afghanistan? No one's published any yet.


Doubt there is one, but judging by the useless FLIR footage, the impact surely caused an avalanche that surely buried a>ny tunnel entrances under tons of rubble.

Yeah, and we all know the ground there is impervious to all but MOP technology.

Wait, I thought you said the MOAB couldn't hurt the tunnels?


But go ahead go in there with a go pro, hopefully you don't get killed by further collapses inside, or further avalanches outside.

No, thanks. I am quite satisfied with the reports. You can go if you want.


The area is inaccessible till further notice.

I thought that decision was made by military personnel. Oh, well, I'm sure it is off-limits to terrorists... now.


TheRedneck



posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 08:57 AM
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originally posted by: TheScale

originally posted by: intrptr

originally posted by: TheScale

originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: Zaphod58


If you saw something like that detonate, and kill a bunch of your comrades, and destroy your base, you'd probably be pretty messed up.

Except Afghans continue to resist and are in fact winning back territory thought subjugated, after all these years of direct occupation by the US and other NATO members (the longest unjust war in US history).

Afghanistan has been occupied many times by many empires, but never subjugated. No matter how big a bomb they use its still a long term exercise in futility.

Pouring more blood and treasure down a hole in the ground, lol.

At a cost of 314 millions of dollars though, Factories for war are going "Cha-Ching"!


what is the 314 millions dollar figure for? the bomb? cause it doesnt cost anywhere near that. or money spent just being in Afghanistan?

That figure includes the cost of development of the MOAB, all added up. Considering only one has been used in anger, then yes that one bomb cost the taxpayer 314millions of dollars, overall.

business insider


id just use the number for one bomb if u want people to take it srsly. trying to inflate the costs will only turn people away from the argument being made.as an example if i used the per unit cost of $170,000, youd probly not accept that aswell. gotta meet in the middle somewhere. 15.7 millions would be a better number.

Whatever , downplaying the actual cost, the waste and the futility of endless war isn't what I'm about.



posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 09:00 AM
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originally posted by: intrptr

originally posted by: TheScale

originally posted by: intrptr

originally posted by: TheScale

originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: Zaphod58


If you saw something like that detonate, and kill a bunch of your comrades, and destroy your base, you'd probably be pretty messed up.

Except Afghans continue to resist and are in fact winning back territory thought subjugated, after all these years of direct occupation by the US and other NATO members (the longest unjust war in US history).

Afghanistan has been occupied many times by many empires, but never subjugated. No matter how big a bomb they use its still a long term exercise in futility.

Pouring more blood and treasure down a hole in the ground, lol.

At a cost of 314 millions of dollars though, Factories for war are going "Cha-Ching"!


what is the 314 millions dollar figure for? the bomb? cause it doesnt cost anywhere near that. or money spent just being in Afghanistan?

That figure includes the cost of development of the MOAB, all added up. Considering only one has been used in anger, then yes that one bomb cost the taxpayer 314millions of dollars, overall.

business insider


id just use the number for one bomb if u want people to take it srsly. trying to inflate the costs will only turn people away from the argument being made.as an example if i used the per unit cost of $170,000, youd probly not accept that aswell. gotta meet in the middle somewhere. 15.7 millions would be a better number.

Whatever , downplaying the actual cost, the waste and the futility of endless war isn't what I'm about.

its not the actual costs though. it didnt cost over 300 million dollars to drop that bomb. we still have 17 left to go. or would u rather need a gun and not have it?
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posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 09:00 AM
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posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 09:02 AM
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a reply to: TheRedneck


Oh, did you mean of the new one in Afghanistan? No one's published any yet.

Because there isn't one. Even massive ordnance Air bursts don't produce them. Thats why they haven't shown the impact site, just some grainy, negative image , lens flare-smear, as usual.



posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 09:02 AM
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Lots of distractions these days...

What was on top of all the news before all of these missiles started flying around and bombs started falling?.

...I thought Trump was the guy who was going to keep us out of WW3...?...



posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 09:08 AM
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originally posted by: MyHappyDogShiner
Lots of distractions these days...

What was on top of all the news before all of these missiles started flying around and bombs started falling?.

...I thought Trump was the guy who was going to keep us out of WW3...?...

Consider the troops stationed there, their hope for the future of 'winning' the war in Afghanistan is boosted by this?

Probably not. They are still stuck there, trying to stay a live until they finish their tour of duty. This was like you said a political event, in combination with the other events (cruise missile strike and Death star armada sailing to Korea, a 'show of force', not a game changer...

...but provides fodder for the media grist mill back home.



posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 09:15 AM
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a reply to: intrptr

Upplaying wasn't called for either.
Are you sure you were tax-paying the development? Isn't it the same as saying an average car is worth a million? I thought it's the company's initial investment and that's how they can ask for $170,000 later when they are actually able to make it for $17,000. And they pay taxes too, don't they? And they spend the earnings where...? It's sad but it is good for economy as any other business.



posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 09:18 AM
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a reply to: PapagiorgioCZ


Isn't it the same as saying an average car is worth a million?

No because the car company sells a million cars with the idea of profit in mind. Besides military whiz bangs are one use, unlike cars, are intended for destruction.

The best of all profit margins warfare, the worst of all futures, endless war.



posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 09:21 AM
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I wonder if the pilot had to enter a PIN number before he could drop the MOAB bomb.



posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 09:25 AM
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originally posted by: intrptr

originally posted by: TheScale

originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: Zaphod58


If you saw something like that detonate, and kill a bunch of your comrades, and destroy your base, you'd probably be pretty messed up.

Except Afghans continue to resist and are in fact winning back territory thought subjugated, after all these years of direct occupation by the US and other NATO members (the longest unjust war in US history).

Afghanistan has been occupied many times by many empires, but never subjugated. No matter how big a bomb they use its still a long term exercise in futility.

Pouring more blood and treasure down a hole in the ground, lol.

At a cost of 314 millions of dollars though, Factories for war are going "Cha-Ching"!


what is the 314 millions dollar figure for? the bomb? cause it doesnt cost anywhere near that. or money spent just being in Afghanistan?

That figure includes the cost of development of the MOAB, all added up. Considering only one has been used in anger, then yes that one bomb cost the taxpayer 314millions of dollars, overall.

business insider


Let's hope the $314 million was spent/invested in American companies/jobs.




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