Re:virus: On war

Date: Wed Aug 21 2002 - 13:01:51 MDT

On 21 Aug 2002 at 14:33, wrote:

> [Joe Dees]
> I, for one, am not prepared to wait for the mushroom cloud to rise
> above New Your harbor in order to salve your need for a basis; an
> ounce of prevention is worth a megaton of cure.
> [rhinoceros] They could just wait for two and a half years, with
> surveilance and everything, and see how it goes. (Didn't they say that
> Saddam will have da bomb ready in three years?) In this way, much less
> people would see Bush and his advisors as mad(wo)men attacking just on
> a hunch.
> [Jake] Good point Rhino. Additionally we should also consider the
> fact that having a bomb and delivering it are two different things.
> It is highly improbable that even were he to build a few nuclear
> devices that he could actually bring about the mushroom cloud over New
> York harbor, as Joe overblown rhetoric suggests. Apparently Joe
> thinks Saddam has some sort of teleportation device that will
> immediately deliver the bomb to us upon its completion.
Nope; just a ship or a cargo container.
> -Jake

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