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North Korea EMP attack
could destroy U.S. — now

Washington Times, by Peter Vincent Pry

Original Article

Posted By:johngalt1, 12/20/2012 5:13:26 AM

North Korea now has an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of delivering a nuclear weapon to the United States, as demonstrated by their successful launch and orbiting of a satellite on Dec. 12. Certain poorly informed pundits among the chattering classes reassure us that North Korea is still years away from being able to miniaturize warheads for missile delivery, and from developing sufficiently accurate missiles to pose a serious nuclear threat to the United States.
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200 million Americans dead within one year of an EMP attack. How many people have even heard of the SHIELD Act (HR 668)? Sounds like it should be a top priority for the President and Congress.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 12/20/2012 5:28:14 AM     (No. 9075596)

I would welcome this, it would spare me four more years of Obama.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TXspyder, 12/20/2012 5:40:13 AM     (No. 9075604)

What would be the death toll for N Korea from us?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Vast Right Winger, 12/20/2012 6:00:52 AM     (No. 9075617)

Obama would do nothing.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 12/20/2012 6:09:44 AM     (No. 9075625)

Shuffle up and deal, Kim.

Take your best shot.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby, 12/20/2012 6:36:08 AM     (No. 9075656)

Pry wrote a good article on Iran using HEMP. High altitude Electro Magnetic Pulse. I think it was on the site survivalbasictraning.com
We saw the chaos when the electricity was out for just one week because of Sandy. Just think of the chaos we would have it a EMP knocked out our power for a year.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Judith, 12/20/2012 7:29:17 AM     (No. 9075745)

obama has seen to it that our country is turning into professional, helpless victims. Guess this will be just another link in the chains he is forging to enslave us.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: vesicant, 12/20/2012 7:42:24 AM     (No. 9075766)

Oh please. One or two EMP warheads wouldn´t be fun, but North Korea would have to blanket the US to have any long lasting effect. This is scaremongering from a newsie who just learned a new buzzword TLA (three letter acronym).

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Reply 8 - Posted by: southernboy, 12/20/2012 8:59:53 AM     (No. 9075895)

California, Washington State and Oregon heaviest impacted….? Heck, they don´t believe in electricity anyway!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: OhMy, 12/20/2012 9:13:05 AM     (No. 9075914)

North Korea is a cats paw of China. Russia and China are enemies and they fight through surrogates. EMP is a threat because we have all become dependent on microelectronics - computers for almost everything. The power grid is just the start of it!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rolfnader, 12/20/2012 1:44:18 PM     (No. 9076348)

Think of 95% or more of the population on foot. If your vehicle was manufactured after the late 70s, it would be totally useless without its computer functioning.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: oldsfc, 12/20/2012 6:09:11 PM     (No. 9076706)

Those who scoff at the long/short term effects of an EMP attack might want to read "One second after." Sorry, I can´t remember the author´s name.

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