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RoyGBiv Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-11-06 10:20 PM
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28. My only hope ...

My only hope is the military, which despite its excesses, really isn't filled with stupid people. Historical studies have concluded the military would have refused Nixon had he gone too far, and I can only hope some of that same mindset is still around.

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  -Is Bush seriously considering using nuclear weapons against Iran? Syrinx  Apr-11-06 03:45 AM   #0 
  - voted no  maddezmom   Apr-11-06 03:49 AM   #1 
  - I agree - he wants to attack Iran, but not with nukes  AussieDave   Apr-11-06 05:52 AM   #14 
  - I did not vote... Had their been a Not Now with the Cat out of the Bag  wakeme2008   Apr-11-06 03:53 AM   #2 
  - Voted yes because of the Harper's article American Coup d'Etat  Trevelyan   Apr-11-06 03:58 AM   #3 
  - Nuclear war "plans" might well be leaked if the intended recipient  unschooler   Apr-11-06 04:04 AM   #4 
  - Here's what I believe ...  RoyGBiv   Apr-11-06 04:11 AM   #5 
  - I wish I could nominate a sub-thread!  Syrinx   Apr-11-06 04:42 AM   #8 
  - Well, thank you ...  RoyGBiv   Apr-11-06 10:11 PM   #26 
  - A very good summary  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-11-06 04:58 AM   #11 
  - My only hope ...  RoyGBiv   Apr-11-06 10:20 PM   #28 
  - That's how I see it too, Roy. The only time * looks genuine to me, he's...  Hekate   Apr-11-06 05:43 AM   #13 
     - You're exactly correct ...  RoyGBiv   Apr-11-06 10:18 PM   #27 
  - It's part of Cheney's long-time love affair with tactical nuclear weapons.  allemand   Apr-11-06 04:24 AM   #6 
  - It is part of the PNAC master plan  liberal N proud   Apr-11-06 04:38 AM   #7 
  - * has been pushing for the use of nuclear bombs since he got in office  FloridaPat   Apr-11-06 04:45 AM   #9 
  - I voted "no."  Behind the Aegis   Apr-11-06 04:52 AM   #10 
  - What has he to lose?  nolabels   Apr-11-06 05:14 AM   #12 
  - Nuclear scatter bombs - not THE big one. Can't remember where I read it.  patricia92243   Apr-11-06 06:36 AM   #15 
  - The righties that I talk to have been schooled in the belief that  DemonFighterLives   Apr-11-06 07:23 AM   #16 
  - With so many  alyce douglas   Apr-11-06 07:35 AM   #17 
     - Welcome to DU!  DemonFighterLives   Apr-11-06 07:55 AM   #20 
  - No to nukes and to Iran at all, it was the plan but Iraq caused to many  newportdadde   Apr-11-06 07:44 AM   #18 
  - I don't know about Bush personally, but I believe that Cheney  Eric J in MN   Apr-11-06 07:47 AM   #19 
  - you mean the 37%er is the fiigurehead  DemonFighterLives   Apr-11-06 08:00 AM   #21 
     - Yes, and I'm not saying Bush would oppose dropping a nuke  Eric J in MN   Apr-11-06 08:09 AM   #22 
  - The most you'll drop is one. There are some things which would  Random_Australian   Apr-11-06 08:22 AM   #23 
  - This nut case is going to do whatever he can to destroy America.  lonestarnot   Apr-11-06 08:24 AM   #24 
  - *'s whole miserable life has been a failure and the old adage goes......  nolabels   Apr-11-06 05:33 PM   #25 
  - eff no you're being played  pitohui   Apr-11-06 10:22 PM   #29 
  - Yep. Megalomania: the last refuge of a failed Presidency  Strawman   Apr-11-06 10:23 PM   #30 
  - "considering"? Yes  Horseradish   Apr-11-06 10:28 PM   #31 
  - I just remembered something about my cousin  Syrinx   Apr-12-06 03:16 AM   #32 

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