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Thread #34766   Message #472848
Posted By: DougR
30-May-01 - 02:16 AM
Thread Name: Help: WWII & Brit'Cat Musical Quesions
Subject: RE: Help: WWII & Brit'Cat Musical Quesions
Peter T., you may feel George W. Bush's "missle shield is an act of despair," but that doesn't make it so. Things have changed in the world since the days when there were only three or four world powers. Now, any small country with nuculear capability is a world power, and not everybody in the world loves America, as so many mudcatters have cheerfully pointed out.

If the U. S. could put a man on the moon, I don't think it would be impossible to develop a missle shield. Since a shield would be a defensive weapon, not one used as a offencive weapon, I don't understand why there are so many opposed to it. Perhaps you will enlighten me, Peter T.

Should one of the aforementioned world leaders decide someday to push the button that would send missles our way, I'd hate it if the last thought in the mind of our dying president would be, "Gee, I really should have pushed harder for the development of a missle shield!"

But to bring this discussion back to the subject, perhaps if that were to happen, he would be humming "A Nightengale Sang in Berkley Square," when the missle detonates.