Just another mechanism to promote the MICC and steal civilian resources from the Republic to enrich the war-machine and arms manufacturers - see Obama’s trillion $ nuke upgrade atrocity. That trillion should have been used for civilian needs like Universal NFP Single-Payer health insurance, and so much more! MoFo!
HEY, Nobel Committee! Ready to rescind/revoke Obama’s entirely undeserved Peace Prize yet? You made yourselves a laughing-stock and pathetic joke for that idiot move! Even tho Alfred was an arms manufacturer, his peace prize should still mean something, not to be given to every war monger and drone murderer of wedding parties and innocent civilians! Fuck Barack Obama and the party he rode-in on!
The US is a terrorist military empire with weapons of mass destruction sufficient to incinerate every civilian mother, father and child on Earth.
That’s why military technocrats assumed civilian morale management in both the US and Canada.
The elimination of nuclear weapons and the existence of an industrial society are mutually exclusive. 1940’s technology is all that is required. A planetary catastrophe that puts the survivors into the Dark ages is the only way for it to happen. How would it ever be possible to enforce such a treaty?
It’s not promising that the nine nuclear-armed states have not signed the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons – but I surely hope there are five more countries somewhere who will ratify this treaty.
We have clearly seen the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and those were small weapons in terms of today’s arsenals. Even an exchange, say between India and Pakistan of limited nature would also cause a nuclear winter that would cause deaths.
From Beyond Nuclear website ~http://www.beyondnuclear.org/nuclear-winter/ “even a limited nuclear war, as between Indian and Pakistan, involving less than half of 1% of the world’s nuclear arsenals, would cause climate disruption that could set off a global famine; 100 Hiroshima-sized bombs (see photo, left) exploded in a war between India and Pakistan would lead to the starvation of an estimated 1 billion people, one-sixth of the human race, over the following decade.”
I had read that USA has 16,000 nukes.
It takes just 78 to murder 250,000,000 Russian people.
Sam Nunn and Richard Lugar are the responsible guys who
moved soviet era nuclear out of Kazakhstan and many other
former soviet locations.
The salt treaty ends in February 2021. Today is a very good day for
USA, Russia, China, Pakistan, India, Israel, North Korea and others to get
together at the UN lunch bar (all standing all the time) and reduce
the numbers world wide. Or - we know how to collect them if we have to.
And whilst we endeavour to get rid of “nuclear” anything:
Want to get rid of nuclear weapons, wars, corporations and just about every other major problem humanity faces? Then adress the root cause: The continued existence of psychopaths and sociopaths along with our collective tolerance for monsters in postions of power.
just so we are clear–the current $trillions being spent to “modernize” the US nuclear arsenal–that is producing tactical nukes–ones that are much smaller ,easier to deploy , and individual less destructive— although in aggregate more dangerous than the rest of the arsenal as they will be more likely to be used --was started under Obama–the war monger 1st class with a Nobel peace prize–it would be a pathetic farce if it wasn’t so incredibly destructive
capitalism–the system that exploits any resource— regardless of the consequences of that exploitation----for the money
How exactly do you propose to 'collect NK’s nukes?
"So, nuclear arms will be with you for awhile, but they will decrease. It is part of the evolution of your world that humanity keep itself out of major warfare until its societies can unite. The world cannot afford another major war here. There cannot even be a local war anymore. This seems strange, but you see, it is established to allow things to come together. It is not good. It is not bad. It is foolish, but it is what humanity prescribes. There will be nuclear weapons in your life for a long time to come."…from “World Evolution”
"It is necessary for people everywhere to understand that humanity is emerging into a Greater Community of intelligent life. Your world is being “visited” by several alien races and by several different organizations of races. This has been actively going on for some time. There have been visitations throughout human history, but nothing of this magnitude. The advent of nuclear weapons and the destruction of your natural world have brought these forces to your shores… from “What has brought these forces to our shores?”…
No future with capitalism. It always comes down this. We in north America have over a century of propaganda against socialism to overcome.
As professor Richard Wolff points out, interest in socialism is growing among his heavily indepted students.
I’ve lived in Canada and US most of my life. People in the States are suffering more than here in Canada. I’d say change away from capitalism is more advanced south of the border.
Except for indigenous people Canadians are more financially secure than Americans, and more complacent with things as they are.
The same method I proposed six years ago.
Stealth, my friend.
And americans have been shown the whereabouts.
So we sneak into NK, steal 40-50,000 lbs of nuclear weapons and escape unscathed? Do we use the Star Trek transporter or do we just hire Tom Cruise? The old soviet weapons were given to us cooperatively by the respective governments, not stolen in the night. If we happen to miss a few and they launch one at San Francisco with a threat to hit more American cities if we try it again, what would be your response? A sternly worded protest letter?
- the nuclear grade plutonium is not 20 to 25 tons in weight nor mass.
I do not write letters very well.
You already know that from my posts.
we will not miss any.
Tom Cruise is too busy.
Kilroy was here!!
We do more with less.
“We will not miss any” - famous last words. So we will disassemble each warhead and take only the plutonium? Will the NK’s just stand by or will they bring us lunch during the activity?
Captialism is psychopathy applied to economics.