I’m sure all us who use Microsoft products have found that a tempting idea at one time or another, but, for the first time since the height of the Cold War, it’s one of several scary but realistic scenarios. As the heritage Foundation points out, North Korea’s Taepodong-2 intercontinental ballistic missile has an estimated range of 6,000 miles, while Seattle is around 4,700 miles from
the World’s Largest Prison Camp North Korea. At their web site, Heritage has provided a disturbing graphic of what one bomb the size of the one we dropped on Hiroshima could do:
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Given the real danger posed by having the western United States within reach of nuclear weapons possessed by a fruitcake like Kim, President Obama wants to cut missile defense? Tito? Where’s that clip from last year? Ah, good.
Some smart people, however, such as former Defense Secretary William Cohen, think this is a very bad idea.
Hmmm… I wonder if Mr. Cohen would want to return as Defense Secretary for a possible future president who takes the threat seriously?
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