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John Oliver: America Is a Useless Nuclear Weapon ‘Hoarder’ and Nobody Cares | truthdig

Utter indifference to the fact that the United States has in its (extremely haphazard) control enough warheads to destroy humanity is the reason we’ll spend $355 billion over the next decade to maintain our nukes. 46 more words

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Justice Dept. Shields Anti-Iran Group’s Files

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has gone to court to protect the files of an influential anti-Iran advocacy group, saying they likely contain information the government does not want disclosed. 1,124 more words

Politics

John Oliver On Our Nuclear Arsenal

 

The above video is seriously funny and completely horrifying.  John Oliver does a piece on our nuclear arsenal.  Oliver’s first season has been consistently great.  He is another comedian using comedy to speak truth to power.   49 more words

U.S.: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

WASHINGTON – In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach “a very serious matter” and going public with allegations that have simmered for some time. 492 more words

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ZenGripe Nuclear Rant: John Oliver Delivers Another Funny Yet Misinformed Rant About US Nuclear Weapons

John Oliver has proven to be an hilarious ranter but like usual there are some holes in his “facts”.  Doesn’t hurt to laugh though, take a look below:

"When We Americans Have a Problem, We Kill Somebody"

Michael Gallagher.  Introduction by William Astore.

The Contrary Perspective is pleased to offer an early look at the first chapter of Mike Gallagher’s new book, provisionally titled… 6,856 more words

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