The U.S. Nuclear Shield isn’t enough for Japan and South Korea
Feb18

The U.S. Nuclear Shield isn’t enough for Japan and South Korea

Roughly 70,000 troops are split between South Korea and Japan remnants of wars past and along with those troops came part of the American nuclear arsenal. Non-nuclear weapons capable allies of the United States are often brought into the “nuclear shield” which ensures that if that nation is attacked with nuclear weapons the United States will respond in kind in defense of her ally. It’s a strong statement that almost guarantee’s no...

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Playing Politics With $642 Billion
May19

Playing Politics With $642 Billion

Whats worse than playing politics? Playing politics with your money. The Republican controlled House ignored a Presidential veto threat and approved a budget breaking deal. The $642 billion defense budget (NDAA 2013) authorized Friday breaks a deficit cutting deal that Republicans were in favor of just last year. The new budget will, if left unchanged, also restrict the Presidents authority as Commander in Chief. The Republicans who...

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Nuking the Oil Spill
Jul07

Nuking the Oil Spill

When it comes to handling nuclear weapons, Russia is clearly the expert. Never-mind all of their accidents like Chernobyl, losing nuclear submarines, leaking nuclear reactors, and loss of nuclear weapons after the cold war. The former long-time Russian minister of nuclear energy and veteran Soviet physicist Viktor Mikhailov thinks that a 10 kiloton blast just over the spewing BP oil well will solve all problems. He says “ I...

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Thanks but no thanks we’ll keep our Nukes!
May30

Thanks but no thanks we’ll keep our Nukes!

Israel the middle eastern bad ass has backed out of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty today calling it “hypocritical and deeply flawed”.

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