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In response to a North Korean nuclear test, the right wing ex-mayor of San Diego, Roger Hedgecock, breathlessly announced on his February 12th talk show that North Korea now has the capability of striking the West Coast of the USA with nuclear missiles.

The only problem is, they don't.  Nuclear experts say this test might bring North Korea one step closer to that goal, but at this point they are nowhere near having that capability.  

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  •  Moronic fear-monger. Remember Soviet Union? (1+ / 0-)
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    You know, teh Evil Empire that had 10,000 thermonuclear warheads aimed at us on hair-trigger alert? The empire that was successfully deterred from doing anything that stupid by the sure knowledge that thermonuclear annihilation would follow any strike on the U.S.?

    If and when North Korea develops the capacity to reach the West Coast of the U.S. with a nuclear weapon...the sun will still come up that day. And the North Korean leadership will know as surely as they know their own names that if they ever did such a thing, 20 minutes later all of North Korea would be a molten sea of radioactive glass. Same goes for Iran's leaders.

    Honestly, did IQ's drop sharply over the last few years?

  •  If they wanted to nuke the US couldn't they just (0+ / 0-)

    ship it by UPS Freight?

    You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

    by Throw The Bums Out on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 06:58:03 PM PST

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