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March 24, 2009

Boeing Airborne Laser On The Chopping Block. War Pron Addicts Everyhere Weep While North Koreans And Iranians Rejoice (chad)

Trying to slip this one in under the open blog cut-off point

Citing delays and budget concerns
Rep. Ellen Tauscher (D-CA), a member of the House Armed Services Committee and undersecretary of state for arms control and nonproliferation nominee, has proposed canceling the Boeing Airborne Laser program.

And why not I say? It's not like we actually want a tool that would protect America while helping control nuclear arms proliferation, and that money could be better spent funding ACORN's fraudulent voter registration scheme and buying condoms for for 5 year olds. Besides according to Gen. James Cartwright USMC, “Ballistic missiles are about as passé as e-mail – nobody does it anymore. It’s just gone.” Now I don't want to be contrarian here but I could swear that it's been all over the news lately that Iran and North Korea are both developing new ballistic missiles.

In related news - The Trumpet (a magazine I have never heard of before but they are currently supporting my position so they must be staffed by geniuses) reports that an Iranian defector has admitted that Tehran funded a North Korean effort to develop nuclear weapons in Syria.

A former member of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard told U.S. intelligence officials that Iran had financed North Korean moves to develop a nuclear weapons program on Syrian soil, the Associated Press reported March 20.


This account is described by Hans Ruehle, a former chief of the planning staff for the German Defense Ministry, in a report published in the Swiss daily Neue Zuercher Zeitung. According to the report, Iran’s sponsorship of Syria’s nuclear weapons program came as a surprise to both Israel and the U.S.

“The biggest surprise … was the assertion that Iran was financing a secret nuclear project of Syria and North Korea,” wrote Ruehle. “No one in the American intelligence scene had heard anything of it. And the Israelis who were immediately informed also were completely unaware.”

Hmmm... yes by all means let's cut missile defense. There's no threat here.

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