Nuclear Weapons

Rep. Duncan Hunter: U.S. Should Use Nukes If It Attacks Iran
The apple sure as hell didn't fall too far from the tree here, did it? It seems this CA Congressman is just as irresponsible as his father: Read more...
It's a little scary that these people are making decisions about federal spending while being so very ignorant. Read more...
President Obama’s announcement this past week in Berlin that he will pursue reductions in massive U.S.-Russian Cold War nuclear arsenals met with vigorous opposition from many in Congress. But a new video released today by Global Zero shows that most members of Congress cannot think of any situation in which the United States should actually use its nuclear weapons – nor do they even know how many nuclear weapons the United States has. Read more...
This historic essay published in the New Yorker from August 1946 recounts the story of six survivors of the atomic blast at Hiroshima, 8:15 am August 6, 1945. This is an incredible piece of journalism, offering much perspective on nuclear Read more...
Guest Post by Jim Messina, Campaign Manager, Obama for America For this video, we asked people to compare Mitt Romney's real positions with the ones he's claimed to support in the final weeks of the campaign. We know Mitt Romney will say Read more...

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New Mexico’s long history of uranium mining on Native American lands provides fuel for the front end of the nuclear industry and stores much of the mine tailings and radioactive waste from nuclear weapons and power plants. DemocracyNow! Read more...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is insisting that a strategy of containment would not work to stop Iran's nuclear program and is calling for the United States to impose "red lines" that could lead to military action. "Iran is guided by Read more...
During what could be the final Republican debate of the 2012 presidential primary season, Mitt Romney decided to double down on his prior statement that Iran will attain a nuclear weapon if President Obama is re-elected. More fearmongering straight Read more...
February 2, 1951 - Radioactive Snow.
February 2, 1951 - The war in Korea, frostbite, advancing towards Seoul and rumor of a 38th Parallel being established. On Capitol Hill; wage freeze relaxations, the railroad strike and a move to draft 18 year olds. Atomic testing in Nevada hinted at being responsible for radioactive snowfall in Canada. Religion making a revival, due in large part to the Cold War, the Korean War and The Atomic Bomb. Read more...
It's been coming from all sides as if it's a settled fact, so it's interesting that Leon Panetta says Iran isn't developing nuclear weapons: U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta let slip on Sunday the big open secret that Washington war hawks Read more...