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Obama Says Defense He Fought
Can Stop North Korea

Investor´s Business Daily, by Editorial

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Posted By:HollowLeg, 3/11/2013 10:27:37 AM

Missile Defense: As Pyongyang threatens a nuclear strike, the administration says our missile defenses can handle anything they can throw against us or our allies. If so it´s not because of anything the president did. ´I can tell you that the United States is fully capable of defending against any North Korean ballistic missile attack," White House spokesman Jay Carney said on Thursday after North Korea´s raging runt, Kim Jong-un, said Pyongyang was scrapping the 1953 armistice deal that ended the Korean War. He threatened a "preemptive" nuclear strike against the U.S.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: uno, 3/11/2013 10:44:51 AM     (No. 9219178)

The question is better couched as a matter of decisiveness at 3AM (or while on the third hole at the Vineyard Golf Club) rather than our nation´s ability.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mythman, 3/11/2013 10:48:49 AM     (No. 9219184)

The fool Obama has taken the bait and fallen into the Nork/Chinese trap, because: Why should the US have to defend itself against a NKean nuclear attack at all, since NK is not supposed to posses any? 2) Obama is ignoring, has foresworn, or has vacated, his much earlier statement that NK will not be allowed to possess nuclear weapons. This is very bad stuff.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: maggie2u, 3/11/2013 12:36:16 PM     (No. 9219433)

Before September 11, 2001, I don´t think our government was too worried about the Taliban launching missiles against us either. They hijacked our technology and killed 3,000 human beings.
The north koreans aren´t stupid, they know we have ways to shoot down any missiles they might launch and surely have other ways to attack us. Either nuclear devices secreted around the country or biological weapons ready to be set off. Let´s think out of the box people, it´s not always bombs we have to worry about.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: wsdiego, 3/11/2013 1:08:38 PM     (No. 9219502)

And to think we elected this idiot twice!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: OhMy, 3/11/2013 1:34:13 PM     (No. 9219540)

What is so horrible about defensive weapons anyway. I would think it is a step in the right direction since currently offensive weapons far outstrip defensive weapons. It would be good to have options in this when China is using N Korea as a proxy for war. It is just spin to be against weapons in space. Space is the high ground now and letting this go is another way of giving up the technological edge. Obama cancelled the defence initiative of Reagan just when it was coming online and most needed.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: melman, 3/11/2013 2:45:54 PM     (No. 9219659)

To: wsdiego; that "we" you spoke of must have been yourself and the mouse in your pocket.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: melman, 3/11/2013 2:49:18 PM     (No. 9219669)

All those raise your hand who think Obama has no idea what the heck he´s talking about. What missile defense do we have that can hope to stop an unannounced missile attack?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bighambone, 3/11/2013 2:56:15 PM     (No. 9219676)

But what if the North Koreans give Obama a head fake, and instead deploy a nuclear weapon board a nondescript foreign ship that somehow manages to sail into some American harbor where the warhead is detonated, while Obama and crew are still awaiting a North Korean missile?

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