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TexasLawyer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-05-07 12:32 AM
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4. I'm glad I spotted the article before it vanished
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  -Nuclear warheads mistakenly flown on B-52 TexasLawyer  Sep-05-07 12:15 AM   #0 
  - Holy fucking shit!  lonestarnot   Sep-05-07 12:18 AM   #1 
  - you can say that again  Snarkturian Clone   Sep-05-07 08:56 PM   #132 
  - "That page has gone AWOL" - - surprise, surprise.  Bluebear   Sep-05-07 12:27 AM   #2 
  - I'm glad I spotted the article before it vanished  TexasLawyer   Sep-05-07 12:32 AM   #4 
  - Like everything else in Bushworld, as long as it is scrubbed, it never happened.  Bluebear   Sep-05-07 12:34 AM   #5 
  - Just a mystery.  lonestarnot   Sep-05-07 01:15 AM   #14 
  - Must have a bad link here is the right page  sce56   Sep-05-07 01:58 AM   #21 
  - ROFL!!!  Megahurtz   Sep-05-07 01:42 PM   #104 
     - Your comment may be too subtle for the Majority, Megahurtz.  Ghost Dog   Sep-05-07 04:37 PM   #118 
        - I Know,  Megahurtz   Sep-05-07 06:36 PM   #124 
  - The article is spreading! n/t  BadgerKid   Sep-05-07 10:25 AM   #87 
  - The OP left the trainling "/" off the URL.  drm604   Sep-05-07 02:00 AM   #22 
  - Hey I beat you to it by two minutes!  sce56   Sep-05-07 02:08 AM   #27 
  - No - it's a bug with the DU messageboard siftware  bananas   Sep-05-07 02:46 AM   #34 
  - New link to article  chwaliszewski   Sep-05-07 03:57 AM   #37 
  - isn't it great how the TV media is all over this--Reliable Sources??  Supersedeas   Sep-07-07 06:50 AM   #155 
  - Naw, they just moved it, they do that shit frequently--here's the link, it's ALL there...  MADem   Sep-05-07 04:20 AM   #39 
  - IT's gone  WileEcoyote   Sep-05-07 08:30 AM   #68 
     - They simply UPDATED the story.All need to cease with the paranoia.  MADem   Sep-05-07 08:56 PM   #133 
  - It's still showing on San Francisco Gate  Sequoia   Sep-05-07 10:54 AM   #93 
  - No mystery  Kelvin Mace   Sep-05-07 09:04 PM   #135 
  - A whole chain of people who screwed up--munitions, weapons loaders, crew chiefs, maybe  wienerdoggie   Sep-05-07 12:29 AM   #3 
  - I used to interact with nuke warheads in the Navy...  Shipwack   Sep-05-07 03:40 AM   #36 
  - Well, this was the AIR FORCE that fucked up, not the Navy!!  MADem   Sep-05-07 04:24 AM   #40 
  - What needs to be down-sized is the nuclear arsenal  Eagle_Eye   Sep-05-07 05:47 AM   #45 
  - True, true, but...  Shipwack   Sep-05-07 05:02 PM   #120 
     - Get a load of this, from the latest reports--MASSIVE CLUSTERFUCK!  MADem   Sep-05-07 09:10 PM   #136 
  - I agree - I was an "unlock" team member while in the U.S.A.F.  DrDan   Sep-05-07 08:36 AM   #69 
  - I was on a FBM submarine for 4 years at sea on and off. We handled nuclear missiles several times  nealmhughes   Sep-05-07 10:20 PM   #140 
  - plausible deniability?  Supersedeas   Sep-11-07 11:00 AM   #162 
  - Here's another link to the article  TexasLawyer   Sep-05-07 12:44 AM   #6 
  - 'which left the warheads unaccounted for during the approximately 3 1/2 hour flight'  Bluebear   Sep-05-07 12:51 AM   #7 
     - Nuclear personnel are supposed to know where every nuke is, every second of the day.  BadgerLaw2010   Sep-05-07 04:15 PM   #115 
  - "Accident?" Or, maybe, nefarious plans that weren't executed?  PSPS   Sep-05-07 12:54 AM   #8 
  - Um...test run anyone?  jgraz   Sep-05-07 12:55 AM   #9 
  - Dry runs are worse than the hershey squirts.  lonestarnot   Sep-05-07 01:13 AM   #11 
  - I think you nailed it, test run that was leaked. IMHO of course.  sarcasmo   Sep-05-07 03:21 PM   #113 
  - It's certainly an INCOMPETENT method of getting America used to an old paradigm once more.  MADem   Sep-05-07 09:04 PM   #134 
  - Mistakenly?  Whoa_Nelly   Sep-05-07 12:58 AM   #10 
  - Mistakenly? Indeed  donheld   Sep-05-07 01:15 AM   #13 
  - Imagine the pilots afte they landed...  krispos42   Sep-05-07 01:14 AM   #12 
  - At least they didn't go on a practice bombing run  IndianaGreen   Sep-05-07 02:03 AM   #23 
  - Actually, nuclear weapons are never armed during transport.  TheWraith   Sep-05-07 02:41 AM   #33 
  - That's what I meant.  krispos42   Sep-05-07 02:21 PM   #109 
     - "Say, that looks like part of a nuclear warhead"  TheWraith   Sep-05-07 04:27 PM   #117 
        - Tragic accident (especially for the 7 immediately dead). Meanwhile, in the ongoing real world:  Ghost Dog   Sep-05-07 05:33 PM   #122 
        - I heard there's a lost nuke in the ocean off of Georgia, too  krispos42   Sep-06-07 01:09 AM   #147 
  - Armed or not is irrelevent. They won't explode on a crash.  BadgerLaw2010   Sep-05-07 06:22 AM   #48 
  - but they will crack up on impact, and spread nice little  antifaschits   Sep-05-07 08:07 AM   #62 
  - not a big deal, Pu239 isn't that dangerous.  Sirveri   Sep-05-07 09:26 AM   #76 
     - But NASA gets a boatload of fire from the environmentalists...  krispos42   Sep-05-07 02:31 PM   #110 
        - The concern with the plutonium in NASA's launches is a Challenger-type disaster.  BadgerLaw2010   Sep-05-07 04:11 PM   #114 
           - Ah, but imagine the amorous atmosphere...  krispos42   Sep-06-07 01:10 AM   #148 
  - Oh, I know. But chunks of plutonium are not something to be taken lightly. n/t  krispos42   Sep-05-07 02:32 PM   #111 
  - If the plane crashed, there'd be no mushroom cloud, but certainly not a good thing.  MADem   Sep-05-07 09:14 PM   #137 
  - OMFG!  pirhana   Sep-05-07 01:21 AM   #15 
  - The Officier is at fault  burrowowl   Sep-05-07 01:32 AM   #17 
     - I bet one thing is for sure  pirhana   Sep-05-07 01:34 AM   #18 
  - When we fuck up in the Air Force, we fuck up BIG!  MrScorpio   Sep-05-07 01:23 AM   #16 
  - Pure coincidence that it was the Navy Times that published the story  IndianaGreen   Sep-05-07 02:09 AM   #28 
     - No--ALL the "Military Times" papers had it--Army, Navy, USAF, USMC.  MADem   Sep-05-07 04:29 AM   #41 
  - No wonder why we can't control nukes in Russia, Iraq or anywhere else  pirhana   Sep-05-07 01:40 AM   #19 
  - "Air Combat Command will have a command-wide mission stand down Sept. 14"  satya   Sep-05-07 01:52 AM   #20 
  - I hope that means that some heads are gonna roll.  pirhana   Sep-05-07 02:06 AM   #25 
  - Getting all their birds and crews in order before sustained combat operations  krispos42   Sep-05-07 02:07 AM   #26 
  - No sorties  MrScorpio   Sep-05-07 02:17 AM   #29 
  - Thanks, all; I'll sleep better now. This got me thinking about the 9-11-01 exercises  satya   Sep-05-07 02:34 AM   #30 
  - MAYBE---It Means that Bombing Iran Is OFF!!  Demeter   Sep-05-07 05:22 AM   #44 
  - Be on the lookout  tnlurker   Sep-05-07 07:29 AM   #55 
  - Sounds like it means the country will be undefended on Sept. 14th.  MilesColtrane   Sep-05-07 07:58 AM   #60 
  - Shit. A stand down in Sept when cheney is in a corner  havocmom   Sep-05-07 10:01 AM   #81 
  - that, to me, was the scariest part of the article  arcane1   Sep-05-07 10:46 AM   #91 
  - My guess is it will almost certainly mean  anotheryellowdog   Sep-05-07 10:59 PM   #142 
  - Hmm, who are we going to "accidentally" nuke?  Vidar   Sep-05-07 02:05 AM   #24 
  - Opps...  DRoseDARs   Sep-05-07 02:38 AM   #31 
  - The weapons should never be out of their shipping containers  formercia   Sep-05-07 09:38 AM   #78 
  - Ah, at last somebody is acting to protect our precious bodily fluids.  lvx35   Sep-05-07 02:38 AM   #32 
  - What.  Dr_eldritch   Sep-05-07 03:10 AM   #35 
  - Why were these missiles armed in the first place?  colorado_ufo   Sep-05-07 04:17 AM   #38 
  - Sure. They do that shit all the time. Any service with nukes does.  MADem   Sep-05-07 04:32 AM   #42 
     - Seems like there would be an overwhelming amount of security to overcome  colorado_ufo   Sep-06-07 04:26 AM   #149 
        - Yep, there's checklists up the ying yang. What some of my friends are postulating is that  MADem   Sep-06-07 01:25 PM   #151 
  - Mistake? MY FUCKING ASS!!!!  liberal N proud   Sep-05-07 05:21 AM   #43 
  - Nobody moves nukes without a lot of controls.  formercia   Sep-05-07 06:18 AM   #47 
     - So there was a big error and that requires a Stand Down to go over proceedure?  havocmom   Sep-05-07 10:07 AM   #83 
        - has your chocolate alert level been raised to Caramel?  DS1   Sep-05-07 10:53 AM   #92 
           - Bleah! Life is too short to eat caramel  havocmom   Sep-05-07 06:18 PM   #123 
  - Hmm, where did we leave those pesky nukes?  rox63   Sep-05-07 06:03 AM   #46 
  - BFD. A hydrogen bomb was actually dropped on Albuquerque  LandOLincoln   Sep-05-07 06:27 AM   #49 
  - LOL  antifaschits   Sep-05-07 08:09 AM   #64 
     - The US lost 11 altogether. Globally around 50 have been lost.  Xithras   Sep-05-07 01:49 PM   #105 
  - Cheney's trying to steal a bomb! IMO  Joanne98   Sep-05-07 06:39 AM   #50 
  - Headed for Iran?  BridgeTheGap   Sep-05-07 07:11 AM   #51 
  - 2 things come to mind here  Gman   Sep-05-07 07:15 AM   #52 
  - Good questions. I can't believe our military is so "sloppy" they  Vinca   Sep-05-07 07:26 AM   #53 
  - Or creating just enough worry to justify the Stand Down?  havocmom   Sep-05-07 10:10 AM   #84 
  - 2 responses  Pavulon   Sep-09-07 09:20 AM   #161 
  - Interesting  KC2   Sep-05-07 07:26 AM   #54 
  - not one link worked for me. except the one from 1957.  Peggy Day   Sep-05-07 07:41 AM   #56 
  - Maybe..  JawJaw   Sep-05-07 07:41 AM   #57 
  - 1. Heads better fucking roll over this  Odin2005   Sep-05-07 07:47 AM   #58 
  - Here's a local news link that works (with video).  Skinner   Sep-05-07 07:54 AM   #59 
  - I can't even get any of the Military Times' home pages to load  Rose Siding   Sep-05-07 08:26 AM   #65 
  - MSNBC is reporting on this now as breaking news.  wienerdoggie   Sep-05-07 08:07 AM   #61 
  - This happened last thurday though apparently  shadowknows69   Sep-05-07 08:39 AM   #71 
  - Whoops! Good thing they didn't end up getting loaded on a plane to Iraq  JVS   Sep-05-07 08:09 AM   #63 
  - Another Dick Cheney moment...  whistle   Sep-05-07 08:28 AM   #66 
  - BushSpin - Iranian Radical Freedom Haters Smuggle Nukes aboard Peaceful B-52  paparush   Sep-05-07 08:30 AM   #67 
  - OMG  lonestarnot   Sep-05-07 09:12 AM   #73 
  - You mean BUFF's, right?  BrotherBuzz   Sep-05-07 11:08 AM   #95 
  - Wouldn't someone need Presidential clearance  shadowknows69   Sep-05-07 08:37 AM   #70 
  - They woke the bushitler up. He rolled over and said  lonestarnot   Sep-05-07 09:15 AM   #74 
  - No.  Thothmes   Sep-05-07 10:31 AM   #88 
     - Maybe That's Why  Megahurtz   Sep-05-07 02:09 PM   #108 
  - Two more sources: Air Force lost track of five nuclear missiles (Flew from ND to LA on August 30)  seafan   Sep-05-07 08:51 AM   #72 
  - Coming Soon to an Airport Near You!  paparush   Sep-05-07 09:20 AM   #75 
  - Mounted On The Wings Yet?  Megahurtz   Sep-05-07 02:04 PM   #107 
  - They forgot Rule Number One of cruise missile safety  slackmaster   Sep-05-07 09:31 AM   #77 
  - Just a little "oops" there guys.  Desertrose   Sep-05-07 09:48 AM   #79 
  - Please, please - explain the stand down. My gut has been telling  higher class   Sep-05-07 10:00 AM   #80 
  - In the military, when a unit screws up royally, they stand down, which  wienerdoggie   Sep-05-07 10:37 AM   #89 
     - Why Sep 14? Why not Aug 31? Thanks for your reply.  higher class   Sep-05-07 12:20 PM   #101 
        - Well, one could claim it takes a bit of planning...  Shipwack   Sep-05-07 04:51 PM   #119 
  - THIS IS BEING SAFER IN A POST 9/11 WORLD??!?!?!?!?!?!?!?  LSK   Sep-05-07 10:02 AM   #82 
  - Now another reason why we should have no nukes!  Crowman1979   Sep-05-07 10:16 AM   #85 
  - "Mistakenly"  bamacrat   Sep-05-07 10:20 AM   #86 
  - Hurricanes  Summer93   Sep-05-07 11:29 AM   #98 
  - BBC LINK HERE  DS1   Sep-05-07 10:43 AM   #90 
  - We'll meet again, don't know where, don't know when  Orrex   Sep-05-07 10:59 AM   #94 
  - Turgidson advocates a further nuclear attack to prevent a Soviet response to Ripper's attack  Buck Turgidson   Sep-05-07 11:18 AM   #96 
  - Navy flying B-52s now?  mahatmakanejeeves   Sep-05-07 11:28 AM   #97 
  - Careless dumb bunch of bastards.  The_Casual_Observer   Sep-05-07 11:29 AM   #99 
  - Just a little somthing for Putin to ponder  ohio2007   Sep-05-07 11:53 AM   #100 
  - some guy on cnn said heads will roll. oh really? i'll believe that when i see it. n/t  orleans   Sep-05-07 12:42 PM   #102 
  - Oh, people will be fired for this. Someone(s) at Minot lost five nukes for 3 1/2 hours.  BadgerLaw2010   Sep-05-07 04:18 PM   #116 
  - Oh But We Don't Have Nuclear Weapons  Megahurtz   Sep-05-07 01:37 PM   #103 
  - Damn.  Ghost Dog   Sep-05-07 02:02 PM   #106 
  - Minot Air Force Bases Northern Neighbors open house and air show Saturday  Snazzy   Sep-05-07 03:10 PM   #112 
  - Interesting comments from Navy Times readers  TexasLawyer   Sep-05-07 05:18 PM   #121 
  - "Bigger picture here folks........  chill_wind   Sep-05-07 07:07 PM   #126 
  - Im surprised that they didn't blame al qaida  Orrin_73   Sep-05-07 06:39 PM   #125 
  - I think this story should be tied to the put-options story - I don't  higher class   Sep-05-07 07:59 PM   #127 
  - There has to be more to the story.....  Bennyboy   Sep-05-07 08:13 PM   #128 
     - Yep, we only have to figure out which city is going to do it for them -  higher class   Sep-05-07 08:18 PM   #129 
  - I suspect a made for tee-vee CNN Psy-Ops story intended for Putin.  chill_wind   Sep-05-07 08:46 PM   #130 
  - I am soo glad it didn't crash into any "towers"  Dont_Bogart_the_Pretzel   Sep-05-07 08:50 PM   #131 
  - Accidentally? Forgot?  Baby Snooks   Sep-05-07 09:58 PM   #138 
  - Psyops? Fiction? A terrible blunder?  entanglement   Sep-05-07 10:16 PM   #139 
  - maybe a cry for help? and that is why the story was leaked?  orleans   Sep-05-07 11:05 PM   #143 
  - Maybe it was a test run...  GoddessOfGuinness   Sep-05-07 10:42 PM   #141 
  - I'm glad they didn't, er, drop one. Ahem. nt  calteacherguy   Sep-05-07 11:18 PM   #144 
  - What a load of unbelievable crap -- and the Navy Times is reporting it -- ???? hmmmm  defendandprotect   Sep-05-07 11:34 PM   #145 
  - A mix up "mistake" could allow George to do some nuclear damage while only "intending" . . . .  defendandprotect   Sep-05-07 11:36 PM   #146 
  - Mistake my ass.....the discovery fucked up a PLOT of some sort...IMHO  opihimoimoi   Sep-06-07 06:13 AM   #150 
  - Stand down September 14?  yojon   Sep-06-07 02:56 PM   #152 
     - The Shortage of Virgins was met by a RUSH ORDER of those Vinyl HOOTERs with 6 batteries  opihimoimoi   Sep-06-07 08:51 PM   #153 
  - Talk about national security issue! - why has this story been allowed leaked to us?  Imagevision   Sep-06-07 09:32 PM   #154 
  - Fallout Continues From Bomber Flight  Snazzy   Sep-07-07 02:25 PM   #156 
  - "...and had a hard time convincing superiors..."  havocmom   Sep-07-07 07:02 PM   #157 
  - Key to success: the little brown book  seemslikeadream   Sep-07-07 08:02 PM   #158 
  - Inside Job  The Pundit   Sep-08-07 05:15 PM   #159 
  - Would you like to buy a W80-1 warhead?  leaninglib   Sep-08-07 10:55 PM   #160 
 

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