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TomCADem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-23-10 10:59 AM
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36. Most Americans Would Disagree With John Wooden - "Never Mistake Activity For Achievement"
The Iraq war was a collossal example of Americans being lulled into the idea that by invading Iraq, we were fighting the terrorists that planned 9/11.

The point of my post is that there are some concrete ideas on the table. Unfortunately, many of them such as nuking the leak, which the Russians apparently have done in the past, really are not that palatable. Is radioactive fallout prefereable to the oil leak? Also, when folks demand that something be done, what exactly do they want? Activity or achievement?

Now, a nuclear bomb would certainly be something concrete. But, as the responses to this thread show, activity and achievement are not the same thing.
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  -"Nuke the Gulf Oil Gusher, Russians Suggest" - More Proof Of Obama's Inaction? Just Nuke It! TomCADem  May-22-10 10:50 PM   #0 
  - I say just let it be  Oregone   May-22-10 10:51 PM   #1 
  - No more words! Action!  TomCADem   May-22-10 10:52 PM   #2 
  - Because there's a couple hundred wells down there and a nuke  cliffordu   May-22-10 10:53 PM   #3 
  - Nukes Offer The Promise Of Bi-Partisan Support!  TomCADem   May-22-10 11:02 PM   #10 
     - If he does it, we could have James Cameron film it in HI DEF 3D....  cliffordu   May-22-10 11:04 PM   #15 
     - I'm all for nuking the spill...  Ian David   May-22-10 11:09 PM   #20 
  - I take all of my advice from Russian newspapers.  HiFructosePronSyrup   May-22-10 10:53 PM   #4 
  - Well, Here's Wapo - "Could you bomb the gulf oil well?"  TomCADem   May-22-10 11:42 PM   #29 
  - Seems to me that the shockwave in the incompressable oil...  krispos42   May-22-10 10:55 PM   #5 
  - I'm wondering if it could ignite all the oil in that pocket and explode miles of sea crust.  Ian David   May-22-10 10:58 PM   #9 
     - Oil needs oxygen to burn... there would no oxygen down there to butn.  OneTenthofOnePercent   May-22-10 11:02 PM   #11 
     - Stuff can burn in the presence of other oxidizing agents.  Ian David   May-22-10 11:06 PM   #17 
        - Psst, Ian David.  HiFructosePronSyrup   May-22-10 11:09 PM   #23 
     - I don't think it would ignite  krispos42   May-22-10 11:03 PM   #13 
  - It sounds like a SyFy Channel Original Film starring Bruce Boxleitner and The Crazy Baldwin.  Ian David   May-22-10 10:55 PM   #6 
  - Directed by Jerry Bruckheimer?  krispos42   May-22-10 10:57 PM   #7 
  - "Gotta nuke something." Nelson Muntz  Ishoutandscream2   May-22-10 10:57 PM   #8 
  - MICHEAL BAYSPLOSION! nt  Codeine   May-23-10 12:33 PM   #42 
  - There has been, metaphorically without violence, nuking of corruption every day for years.  RandomThoughts   May-22-10 11:03 PM   #12 
  - If not nukes, what about conventional explosives?  Greg K   May-22-10 11:04 PM   #14 
  - Or a MOAB???  cliffordu   May-22-10 11:05 PM   #16 
  - That's a fuel-air bomb. No air under the water. n/t  Ian David   May-22-10 11:07 PM   #18 
     - OOPS...CORRECTAMUNDO.....  cliffordu   May-22-10 11:09 PM   #21 
     - Beat me to it.  TomCADem   May-22-10 11:10 PM   #25 
     - Beat me to it.  TomCADem   May-22-10 11:10 PM   #26 
  - Hmm, Can You Use Fuel Air Explosives Underwater? Like your thinking though  TomCADem   May-22-10 11:09 PM   #22 
  - I think they should use magnets.  HiFructosePronSyrup   May-22-10 11:08 PM   #19 
  - Well......  cliffordu   May-22-10 11:09 PM   #24 
  - ...  HiFructosePronSyrup   May-22-10 11:12 PM   #27 
  - Juggalos gonna be all up in yo shit now.  Codeine   May-23-10 12:31 PM   #40 
  - I think using a 'nuke' is overkill but I do think the use of the newly developed "bunker-  Purveyor   May-22-10 11:37 PM   #28 
  - He should nuke it so he can "forcefully res;pond to critics that he is moving too slowly"???  time_has_come   May-22-10 11:53 PM   #30 
  - Most Americans Would Disagree With John Wooden - "Never Mistake Activity For Achievement"  TomCADem   May-23-10 10:59 AM   #36 
  - This is Pravda suggesting we use a nuke. Pravda, not even a Russian scientist...  TreasonousBastard   May-23-10 12:20 AM   #31 
  - That is the dumbest idea I've seen in a long time.  Ozymanithrax   May-23-10 12:35 AM   #32 
  - Obama wants to replace the World's Oceans with Oil!!!  Aramchek   May-23-10 03:06 AM   #33 
  - How silly your hit and run posts have become. /ignore  Bluebear   May-23-10 03:31 AM   #34 
     - I respond to bullshit with humor. Don't you have another Obama hit-piece to post?  Aramchek   May-23-10 12:26 PM   #38 
  - There's a reason the nuke suggestion has not come from any serious commentator. It's a bad idea.  TexasObserver   May-23-10 03:50 AM   #35 
  - Why not just nuke the Icelandic Volcano too  donheld   May-23-10 11:44 AM   #37 
  - A gas well fire  Codeine   May-23-10 12:28 PM   #39 
  - how about drilling several holes all around the leak and using multiple nuke blasts  meow mix   May-23-10 12:32 PM   #41 
 

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