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The_Casual_Observer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-10-04 01:34 PM
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35. Years from now historians will lament the hysteria caused by
9/11 created by unwise "leaders" and liken it to the Salem witch trials.
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  -Scientists Say Dirty Bomb Would Be a Dud (Padilla) UpInArms  Jun-09-04 04:13 PM   #0 
  - In general  shoelace414   Jun-09-04 04:19 PM   #1 
  - other great quotes from this article  UpInArms   Jun-09-04 04:31 PM   #3 
  - Most of the damage is already done...  Thor_MN   Jun-09-04 10:21 PM   #21 
  - What morons!  struggle4progress   Jun-09-04 04:29 PM   #2 
  - Two years solitary confinement for a bad idea.  aquart   Jun-09-04 04:32 PM   #4 
  - Then why are we so concerned with the depleted uranium in spent rounds?  MercutioATC   Jun-09-04 04:50 PM   #5 
  - It's the time exposed to it that's poisonous  Canuckistanian   Jun-09-04 05:06 PM   #6 
  - pulverization is also a factor  MisterP   Jun-09-04 05:41 PM   #8 
     - Yes, that's true. Americium and Cadmium are much worse,though  Canuckistanian   Jun-09-04 06:05 PM   #11 
        - as i recall, americium is used in smoke detectors in minute quantities.  truthisfreedom   Jun-09-04 06:10 PM   #12 
  - DU is primarily a toxicological hazard, not a radioactive hazard  NickB79   Jun-09-04 05:38 PM   #7 
  - Exactly. Basically Lead poisioning. The radioactivity is insignificant.  HalfManHalfBiscuit   Jun-09-04 05:47 PM   #9 
  - So, in particulate form, uranium IS hazardous?  MercutioATC   Jun-09-04 08:52 PM   #16 
     - I'm sure there could be some health effects  NickB79   Jun-09-04 09:59 PM   #20 
        - Imagine the consequences of evacuating a major population center.  MercutioATC   Jun-09-04 11:17 PM   #22 
  - if it gets INSIDE you...  Voice_of_Europe   Jun-10-04 07:36 AM   #27 
  - Yup, Inhalation = guranteed lung cancer  Xithras   Jun-10-04 02:04 PM   #38 
  - I'm concerned because it's a toxic heavy metal.  struggle4progress   Jun-10-04 01:06 PM   #31 
     - I meant why be concerned about that and not a dirty bomb?  MercutioATC   Jun-10-04 01:29 PM   #33 
        - It would of course be possible to make a very nasty "dirty bomb."  struggle4progress   Jun-10-04 01:37 PM   #36 
  - Doesn't matter.  FlashHarry   Jun-09-04 06:03 PM   #10 
  - I believe this goes more the the exaggeration by US officials,...  Just Me   Jun-10-04 01:17 PM   #32 
  - The alleged design would HAVE to be a dud If the BFEE or gov't framed  Vitruvius   Jun-09-04 07:30 PM   #13 
  - The real reason  Carolab   Jun-09-04 08:41 PM   #14 
     - Detention Camps  Zynx   Jun-09-04 08:44 PM   #15 
        - What about this?  Carolab   Jun-09-04 09:25 PM   #17 
           - Wanting to be able to do that to people...  Zynx   Jun-09-04 09:44 PM   #19 
              - And yet there it is  Carolab   Jun-10-04 01:37 AM   #23 
              - Absolutely ridiculous...  Invalence1   Jun-10-04 03:18 AM   #24 
                 - You have any concept of logistics?  Zynx   Jun-10-04 01:30 PM   #34 
                    - Excuse me, but  Carolab   Jun-10-04 01:53 PM   #37 
  - Here's the indictment  Snazzy   Jun-09-04 09:34 PM   #18 
  - Your BS detector is correct. A gas explosion in an ap't would NOT  Vitruvius   Jun-10-04 05:30 AM   #25 
  - The biggest problem would be psychological.  Nile   Jun-10-04 06:23 AM   #26 
  - I remember when they put uranium in chemistry sets for kids  Snellius   Jun-10-04 11:22 AM   #28 
  - if we're going for a trip down memory lane, i remember when  treepig   Jun-10-04 11:33 AM   #29 
  - kick  struggle4progress   Jun-10-04 01:05 PM   #30 
  - Years from now historians will lament the hysteria caused by  The_Casual_Observer   Jun-10-04 01:34 PM   #35 
  - kick  struggle4progress   Jun-11-04 12:40 AM   #39 

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