Friday, March 6, 2009

The New Cold War?

While Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gives her Russian counterpart a RED Button (the traditional icon for launching a nuclear weapon- D'OH!), which supposedly said "Reset" in Russian (it actually said "overcharge" D'OH again!), Russia may be flexing it's military muscle in preparations to take out our highly advanced satellite technology. The little incident last month in which an American communication satellite collided with an out-of-commission Cold War Russian satellite is raising some eyebrows as the Russians accuse the US of engineering the collision. The more likely scenario is the opposite- the defunct Russian satellite was intentionally turned into a "kill satellite" by altering it's orbit as it neared our operational Iridium 33, thus causing the collision that destroyed both. With Russia playing footsie with all of our BFF's, including Iran, Venezuela, and Cuba, what is Obama going to do about this? Give them some more red buttons?

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