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    realize.

    The space race had a strong military component to it. One, we couldn't afford to cede space to the Soviet military so we had to be going there and to the Moon too. Two, the first 2/3 of the race flew on our nuclear deterrence missiles but which initially were extremely unreliable. There was at least some debugging of our weaponry as part of the process.

    Today the Pentagon accepts climate change but its approach is to prepare to fight all the wars that will break out over resources.

    We're spending more on the core military today than we were spending during the peak of the Cold War.

    That I suppose we can say is how we're spending on climate change.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 02:05:14 PM PST

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