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After making a comment the same day saying that Russia must reduce its nuclear arsenal, Defense Secretary Robert Gates called on the United States to begin testing its nuclear weapon program and fund a new generation of nuclear weapons.
The Bush Administration is at odds with Congress on a law that would authorize the funding for a Reliable Replacable War. project -- the so called "next generation" of nuclear weapon designs.
At this point I am still more interested in why it is happening.
Originally posted by Benarius
Oh yesss...I was waiting for that term. SHELF LIFE. And after that it somehow magically disappears. Never mind Half-Life. If you google it it's just a PC game.
Originally posted by Karlhungis
We absolutely need this. As it stands right now, we could only destroy the world several times over, but.... what about Mars? Have you thought about that?? We probably don't have enough to destroy the Earth and Mars BOTH several times over. To do that, we need more funding for bigger bombs!
I don't know why civilians are being so selfish right now. So you just gave 700 billion to the banks. So you have lost most of your savings and your houses are being foreclosed on. Surely you can find it in your heart to spare a little more, tighten those belts just a little...teensy bit more so we can fund some new nuclear weapons. If not, then I am afraid that the terrorists have already won.
May God have mercy on your souls..............
[edit on 29-10-2008 by Karlhungis]