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For Peaceful Purposes

Iran insists its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes.  I agree, every countries nuclear weapons are for peaceful purpose.  The Soviet Unions stock pile were to offset the US stock pile and look at the peace that has existed for 70 years.  The Iranian weapons may lead to the middle east version of detente - a peaceful purpose - through the capability of force, to offset the Israelis undeclared nuclear stock pile.

The problem I have with this cognitive dissonance is that no one will speak of it.  The politicians will not look at the history and acknowledge the facts, nor the intent of policies, nor that actions that were taken by countries.  The press never questions the rhetoric "for peaceful purposes."  
Take a look at the facts.  The US, the only nations to use nuclear weapons in war, used only 2 warheads in it's whole history for non-peaceful purposes.  And of its 7,700 warheads produced gives it a stunning batting average of 999.8 peaceful usage.  I believe ever…

Arrr! International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Avast ye land lubbers... I not be taking a knock on me nogging.  It be International Talk Like a Pirate Day, September 19th.

So hoist up yer sails and join in da FUNIN.

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The five A's - Pirate Lesson - all the talkin a pirate needs.




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