President Obama laid a wreath at the Hiroshima memorial peace park this week in memory of the U.S. dropping of an atomic bomb on that city nearly 71 years ago, an event that ended the second world war and launched the nuclear age. The quest for nuclear nonproliferation has been a hallmark of Mr. Obama’s term as President. “We have known the agony of war,” Obama wrote in the guest book at the memorial site. “Let us now find the courage, together, to spread peace and pursue a world without nuclear weapons.” Scroll down to “Leave a Reply” to add your comment. WarrenHall Crain Bishkek, The Kyrgyz Republic 28 May 2016   Please like & share:

(E MINUS 192) 10 SEPTEMBER 2015 #5 NO NUKES!

A WMD (weapon of mass destruction) is any weapon that can kill or harm a large number of people or structures or the biosphere. A WMD can be radiological, chemical, or biological. The most fearsome WMD is the nuclear weapon … the H-bomb.  HAVE WE FORGOTTEN? August 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the atomic bomb that destroyed Hiroshima in 1945 (which was far less potent than today’s hydrogen bombs). This should remind us of the horror of nuclear war. Back in the olden days of the nuclear age, Stanley Kubrick released one of his best films, DR. STRANGELOVE (a satirical farce subtitled “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb”). At that time, in addition to launching … Read More