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dude1394
06-01-2004, 09:47 PM
John kerry today presented his nuclear proliferation strategy..


"Today, I am proposing a new initiative to prevent the world's deadliest weapons from falling into the world's most dangerous hands," the presidential candidate said at the Port of Palm Beach, the 18th busiest container port in the country.

"If we secure all bomb-making materials, ensure that no new materials are produced for nuclear weapons, and end nuclear weapons programs in hostile states like North Korea and Iran, we will dramatically reduce the possibility of nuclear terrorism," he said.

Well DUH!!! Someone will (AP already has ) report this like it's actually coherent.

FishForLunch
06-01-2004, 09:53 PM
Sure, N Korea and Iran are waiting for Kerry to request them to stop their activities.

http://www.newsmax.com/images/headlines/Kerry_motorbike.jpg

Drbio
06-01-2004, 09:55 PM
What a babbling load of nothing.


Did he understand what he was trying to say?

dude1394
06-01-2004, 10:16 PM
Pretty funny quote from someone on this pile of bull.


House Intelligence Committee Chairman Porter Goss, R-Fla., said in a conference call arranged by the Bush campaign that "it's unrealistic, perhaps dangerously naive to suggest we're going to get all the nukes in a lockbox somehow."

Can you sayyyyy LOOOOCCCKKKKBOXXXXXXX?.

LRB
06-02-2004, 12:50 AM
"I propose that we make all nuclear materials candies and nuts so we can all have a merry Christmans" ---- John Kerry Village Idiot and Democratic Presidential Candidate i/expressions/rolleye.gif

dude1394
06-03-2004, 08:40 PM
And his new bioterror speech. What is the deal with this guy????

[quote]
Wednesday, June 02, 2004
99 to 1 - Kerry's The One

Kerry, the only Senator not to vote for the Project BioShield Act, spent today telling anyone who would listen (i.e. the mainstream media) that the U.S. is not adequately prepared for Bioterrorism.
The Associated Press quotes Kerry:

Hospitals are overburdened, Kerry said, and essential drugs and vaccines have not been adequately developed.

[. . .]

Kerry said as president he would appoint one person to oversee all bioterrorism programs, budgets and strategic priorities and to work with state and local leaders pursuing preparedness goals.

In his 2003 State of the Union speech, President Bush called upon Congress to prepare the U.S. for bioterrorism with Project Bioshield:

I ask you tonight to add to our future security with a major research and production effort to guard our people against bioterrorism, called . The budget I send you will propose almost $6 billion to quickly make available effective vaccines and treatments against agents like anthrax, botulinum toxin, Ebola, and plague. We must assume that our enemies would use these diseases as weapons, and we must act before the dangers are upon us.

Less than a week later the White House fleshed out the details of Project Bioshield. President Bush's Project Bioshield is much more comprehensive than Kerry's proposal to "appoint one person oversee all bioterrorism programs." Project Bioshield will:

Provide funding for the development and delivery of new medical countermeasures. This funding will enable the government to purchase vaccines and other therapies as soon as experts believe that they can be made safe and effective.

New National Institutes of Health programs to speed research and development on medical countermeasures, including more rapid hiring of technical experts.

New FDA emergency use authorization to permit the effective use of such treatments in an emergency, if alternative treatments are not available.

Congress passed the Project BioShield Act of 2003 on May 19, 2004. The vote in the Senate was 99-1. The only U.S. Senator who did not vote for the Project BioShield Act was, that's right, Kerry.

Does Kerry not know what the Senate voted on or what President Bush proposed? Or does Kerry simply not care so long as he can get his sound bites?

LRB
06-04-2004, 11:07 AM
Originally posted by: dude1394
And his new bioterror speech. What is the deal with this guy????




I think this is an indication of some serious brain damage.

madape
06-04-2004, 11:19 AM
He's going to alienate his base with all this common sense talk.

Mavdog
06-04-2004, 03:42 PM
Originally posted by: dude1394
John kerry today presented his nuclear proliferation strategy..


"Today, I am proposing a new initiative to prevent the world's deadliest weapons from falling into the world's most dangerous hands," the presidential candidate said at the Port of Palm Beach, the 18th busiest container port in the country.

"If we secure all bomb-making materials, ensure that no new materials are produced for nuclear weapons, and end nuclear weapons programs in hostile states like North Korea and Iran, we will dramatically reduce the possibility of nuclear terrorism," he said.

Well DUH!!! Someone will (AP already has ) report this like it's actually coherent.

maybe reading the rest of the statement would help your coherence:

Kerry Details Nuclear Material Safeguards
June 02, 2004
LA Times by Maria L. La Ganga

West Palm Beach, FL

Warning that "shadowy figures may someday have their finger on a nuclear button," Sen. John F. Kerry outlined a plan Tuesday that he said would make America safer by reducing terrorists' access to the components of nuclear weapons.

The Massachusetts senator said the Bush administration has dragged its feet in protecting the nation from the threat of nuclear terrorism by withholding resources from existing programs designed to secure nuclear materials in the former Soviet Union.

"If we secure all bomb-making materials, ensure that no new materials are produced for nuclear weapons and end nuclear weapons programs in hostile states like North Korea and Iran, we can and will dramatically reduce the possibility of nuclear terrorism," Kerry said during his 17th trip to Florida.

In addition, the presumptive Democratic nominee charged that Bush has been "fixated" on Iraq while ignoring threats elsewhere. The government has secured less bomb-making material in the two years after terrorists struck on Sept. 11, he said, than it did in the two years leading up to the attacks.

While Kerry has not put a price tag on the effort, advisors estimated the cost to be about $30 billion over four years, of which half would be paid by American allies.

Components of the plan include:

Safeguarding nuclear materials worldwide within four years by making the effort a cornerstone of U.S.-Russian relations.

Negotiating a global ban on the production of highly enriched uranium and plutonium used to create nuclear weapons.

Ending U.S. production of so-called bunker-busting nuclear weapons and mini-nuclear devices.

Making the end of North Korea's nuclear weapons program a top priority by continuing multinational negotiations.

Appointing a presidential coordinator to prevent nuclear terrorism.

Many of the components of his plan would simply bolster and speed existing efforts.

Republicans on Tuesday noted that the leaders of the top industrial nations the so-called Group of 8 which includes President Bush declared a year ago that weapons of mass destruction and international terrorism constitute "the preeminent threat to international security."

Rep. Porter Goss (R-Fla.) called Kerry's plan "pretty much a belated, me-too approach." In a conference call arranged by the Bush campaign, the chairman of the House Select Intelligence Committee said that the "proliferation of nuclear weapons is not a new subject. "

But Kerry advisor Graham Allison argued Tuesday that, while the Bush administration "has learned to name a program for every problem," the president's efforts toward nuclear nonproliferation are characterized by "an absence of urgency."

"Where do we stand now as compared to where we stood when the Bush administration took office?" asked Allison, who served as assistant secretary of Defense in the first Clinton administration. "We've either been plodding along at a snail's pace or gone backward, way backward."

Kerry's address here was the second of three major policy speeches focusing on national security which he plans to deliver during an 11-day campaign swing. He kicked off the trip last week in Seattle by outlining his framework for addressing national security matters.

He is set to discuss his plan to modernize the military on Thursday in Independence, Mo.

During the Democratic primary season, Kerry spoke regularly about the need to stop U.S. efforts to build bunker-busting bombs. He also talked frequently about the need for the United States to buy up Russian stockpiles of loose nuclear materials.

dude1394
06-04-2004, 06:10 PM
Oh I did md... But it's not much better. Especially when bush is AGAIN almost doing everything he talks about except the one thing that the democrats are really good at, creating more governement.

Appointing a presidential coordinator to prevent nuclear terrorism.

Mavdog
06-04-2004, 09:22 PM
guess you missed these changes in the status quo:

"The government has secured less bomb-making material in the two years after terrorists struck on Sept. 11, he said, than it did in the two years leading up to the attacks."

Hard to understand how a war on terror wouldn't priorticise the securing of nuclear bomb making materials, but it clearly hasn't.

or this:

"Ending U.S. production of so-called bunker-busting nuclear weapons and mini-nuclear devices.'

like we need to have more nuclear weapons. what, the one's we have now don't have enough umpH?