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  •  Of course the military will have 'plans' for (1+ / 0-)
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    climate change.  Anywhere from minimal effects to catastrophic.  That's what they do.  They make plans for any and everything they can think of.  It's safe to assume that.

    •  what bothers me about their plan (0+ / 0-)

      if remind me of the old "Neutron Bombs" strategy

      -- which focuses on Keeping Buildings Standing

      -- will treating millions of human deaths,

      as inevitable "Collateral Damage".


      thx nchristine


      I dream of things that never were  -- and ask WHY NOT?
      -- Robert F. Kennedy

      by jamess on Fri Mar 25, 2011 at 08:09:27 AM PDT

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      •  Yeah, I know.... My dad was in the USAF until I (1+ / 0-)
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        turned 18 (total of 22 yrs in).  So, I'm pretty used to the way that the military thinks.  They look at all aspects, military and civilian and make up numbers that are considered acceptable.  It's not really all that different than what actuaries do in business scenarios (acceptable loss of life vs cost of doing x - ie gas tank location in the Pinto and resulting lawsuits).

        •  someone's got to do it, (0+ / 0-)

          as the saying goes.


          PS. sorry about my typos.
          Guess you figured out what I meant, lol


          I dream of things that never were  -- and ask WHY NOT?
          -- Robert F. Kennedy

          by jamess on Fri Mar 25, 2011 at 08:19:27 AM PDT

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