Monday, September 22, 2014

Keep on nukin'

The Obama Administration is spending $1 trillion to update and expand the US nuclear arsenal.
This expansion comes under a president who campaigned for “a nuclear-free world” and made disarmament a main goal of American defense policy. The original idea was that modest rebuilding of the nation’s crumbling nuclear complex would speed arms refurbishment, raising confidence in the arsenal’s reliability and paving the way for new treaties that would significantly cut the number of warheads.

Instead, because of political deals and geopolitical crises, the Obama administration is engaging in extensive atomic rebuilding while getting only modest arms reductions in return.

You know for only five percent of that sum, you could fully fund Louisiana's $50 billion coastal restoration plan.  But everyone says we're too broke for that.


Clay said...

Putin bragging about his upgraded nuclear weapons delivery systems:


jeffrey said...

Ol' Nukin' Putin. If that catches on, please send me money.