Another Hiroshima Possible?
answer to the above question is clearly – and unfortunately – yes.
of the fact that more Americans are beginning
to question the decision to drop an atomic bomb on the
Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, our rulers are
still determined to wield the nuclear stick. Today, on the
60th anniversary of the Hiroshima war crime, we are confronted
Pentagon, acting under instructions from Vice President Dick
Cheney's office, has tasked the United States Strategic Command
(STRATCOM) with drawing up a contingency plan to be employed
in response to another 9/11-type terrorist attack on the United
States. The plan includes a large-scale air assault on Iran
employing both conventional and tactical nuclear weapons."
Iran? One gets the distinct impression that these people don't
need a reason, any more than a serial murderer requires a
complex rationale in choosing his next victim.
living in crazy times, and some of us have lost our moral
compass – that is, if Cheney ever had one to begin with. Rational
people can only shake their heads and be vigilant against
the very real danger that our government could unleash the
demons of Hiroshima once again.
live in dangerous times. It isn't just a good idea to fight
back against evil – to refrain from doing so could be injurious
to your health, if not fatal to you and your children. The
lunatics are in charge of the asylum, and somebody's got to
stand watch and make sure they don't destroy us all.
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