wkelly91 wrote: Transmogrifier wrote:
Guys, if you really want to argue this, I'm all game. But I'm not going to do it if you're throwing out this liberal bashing stuff again.
I spent the past two days at a non-proliferation conference. I know the threats.
Want some scary reading?:http://www.nti.org/e_research/cnwm/over ... report.asp
When you're finished that, let's talk.
It is scary the world we live in. It's even more scary that people are forgetting what 911 represents. It's also scary that politicians put partisanship ahead of the safety of the American public.
One million people die from a dirty bomb in NYC.
When will we take action....after that
1,000,000 people dying from a dirty bomb? Where are you getting your facts?
The only people that will die from a dirty bomb, roughly, are those that die from the initial, conventional exposion.
If you want a radiation dispersion of several city blocks, you need an enormous amount of HEU, which is not readily available, and not easily stolen. It'd be a ton or so.
RDD--Radiation dispersal devices--is more of an economic and pyschological threat. It is worse when people are saying a million people die from it--you're helping spread the hysteria.
I'm back. Sorta.
Do not boo Johnny.