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Octafish Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-31-05 04:06 PM
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35. That's why War Inc is builing new, improved neutron bombs.
No muss. No fuss. Not a singler Liberal left standing in Frisco. The technology exists to zap all the people and keep the buildings standing. And now Bush and Congress have got their new nuke program.

Here's a good overview of a nuclear, uh, visionary who may be showing us our next jiu-jitsu move. Hope it's not our last:

Bomb inventor says U.S. defenses suffer because of politics

06/15/97
By Christopher Ruddy

FOR THE TRIBUNE-REVIEW

LOS ANGELES - For most of Sam Cohen's life, he has struggled against politicians who, in his opinion, have sacrificed good sense when it comes to the nation's defenses. Cohen is the physicist who invented the neutron bomb, the one that kills people but leaves things like tanks and buildings intact. Plans to deploy his creations in Europe during the '70s and '80s awakened the "peace movement" across that continent, stopping its deployment.

With that and other battles lost, the 76-year-old Cohen finds solace in his Brentwood home, nestled high on a hill overlooking Los Angeles. There the world is far more peaceful, or so it seems. Just down the road is the Rockingham estate of one O.J. Simpson. Cohen would pass there often during his morning walks, and occasionally see the former football star. "He was always pleasant," Cohen recounted.

Cohen would probably be unfazed if confronted by a knife-wielding mugger - a threat insignificant in the scheme of things. What worries him are weapons of mass destruction - nuclear ones that destroy whole cities.

The politicians tell us that our security has never been better. Cohen describes the present situation as "scary, more scary than ever before." He's concerned that the Clinton administration has decided it is politically incorrect to even think about the design and development of nuclear weapons. The head of the division of the Livermore National Laboratories in charge of such weapon development has threatened to resign if he is ordered to develop new weapons, Cohen noted in a recent interview.

The government doesn't want people to even think about nuclear weapons, which is like telling Sam Cohen he is no longer permitted to breathe.

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http://www.manuelsweb.com/sam_cohen.htm
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