The Second Cold War is Beginning


A recent series of news stories should finally be the lever which forces average Americans off their butts and get them to write to whoever they think is running this country. History has been completely forgotten by our ridiculous leaders and the lives of every being on this planet is in extreme danger.

Let's look at a little history, first, to see why you must finally become involved in something other than destroying the few remaining safety nets of the women and children of the nation.

In the decades leading up to W.W.II, the American metals industry found that Japan would pay enormous amounts of money for this nation's scrap metal. The Japanese would not only pay two to three times what the industry could receive domestically but they sent their own ships to transport it home, saving the industry even more. The U.S. government at first refused to allow this sale due to Japan's aggressive behavior towards their neighbors. The government rightly believed that this nation would eventually find itself at war with Japan and so barred the sales.

Well, as is usually the case with our bargain basement priced government, the American metals industry bought their way into politics and found a way to reverse the government's ban. As we should all remember, the Japanese thoughtfully returned the scrap metal to us, beginning by dropping it in the form of bombs on Pearl Harbor, killing hundreds of American servicemen.

Well, these fools who masquerade as our leaders are at it again. This time, though, the President doesn't just want to absorb the hateful policies of the far right nor does he simply want to beg for more and bigger bribes. No, this time he wants to sell the safety of every single living being on earth in exchange for a bit more campaign money.

Ever since 1993, Clinton has been slowly chipping away at the laws which prevented Corporate America from selling what is known as "dual-use technology" to nations which were listed as supporters of terrorism or who were known to sell nuclear technology to those nations. Using the unbelievably inane argument that "other countries are doing it", he began by relaxing limits on the sales of high-speed "super computers" to anyone with the ability to pay.

Since 1992, the export of "dual-use technology" to China, alone, has grown to $7 billion. In 1996, for instance, 100 specialized oscilloscopes worth $5.8 million - instruments that can be used in either peaceful testing of electronic circuits or to diagnose nuclear test results - were shipped to China. In 1995, billions of dollars worth of digital computers, assemblies and related equipment, all applicable to nuclear weapon construction, were sold to China. Even rocket, satellite, avionics technology, laser technology, computer-controlled machine tools, underwater acoustic equipment, computer chip manufacturing equipment and even code-encryption components have been happily sold to a nation who gleefully murder their own citizens by running them over with tanks while being televised on CNN.

China has gone out of its way to show just how trustworthy they can be by transferring a Sun Microsystems supercomputer from the university it was purportedly intended for to a military facility. Later, machine tools that they claimed were for an aircraft plant were found at a plant which manufactured only Silkworm cruise missiles.

The intense lobbying by the CEOs who donated their millions to Clinton has, of course, continued. With corporations such as Westinghouse, General Electric, Betchel (of Iran-gate and the admitted purchase of many in the Reagan cabinet fame), ABB Combustion Engineering Inc. and many others now buying their access to the President as well as both the Commerce and Energy Departments and many, many Congressmen, Corporate America will soon be selling the ultimate "dual-use technology".

With Clinton suddenly proclaiming that China is no longer supporting countries like Iran, Pakistan, Algeria, North Korea and the like, even though he was complaining about this very support only seven weeks ago, he is now asking Congress to waive export restrictions on NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY! I write that in capitals so that you can have no doubt about the level of stupidity which we're witnessing.

Yes, Corporate America is poised to sell technology to China which can either produce electricity or weapons grade uranium. The reason that these idiots want to sell the most dangerous technology on earth to a nation like China? Why, profits of course. After the American people roundly rejected the nuclear industry in this nation due to the immense safety problems and design defects, rather than admit that the technology is far beyond their meager talents to safely produce, apologists like Howard Pierce, an executive at ABB, can state, without laughing at his own idiocy, "If we don't have an industry in China, I don't think the [American] industry can survive. The numbers are huge. The Chinese still represent anywhere from 50 to 75 percent of the world's nuclear equipment market". Ah, now I understand. Since a nation who harvests the organs of its prison inmates has money to spend then the only sensible thing to do is ignore the evil of their leaders and sell them whatever makes Corporate America happy.

Ladies and Gentlemen, if you are so insipid as to allow this to continue then you will eventually be just as responsible as the fools in office for the deaths of millions if not billions of this planet's lives. If you are so controlled by the morons who you vote for that you will sanction this horror, then you will be the one who will have to answer to whatever God you believe in.

I've added the addresses of the people most involved with this so that you have no excuse for not acting. Maybe you can face your God with this on your conscience but why drag billions of others down with you?

President Clinton
1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Washington, D.C. 20500
E-Mail the President

Vice-President Gore
1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Washington, D.C. 20500
E-Mail the Vice-President

Sen. Barbara Boxer
112 Hart Senate Office Bldg.
Washington, D.C. 20510
E-Mail Sen. Boxer

Sen. Dianne Feinstein
331 Hart Senate Office Bldg.
Washington, D.C. 20510
E-Mail Sen. Feinstein

Sen. Trent Lott
487 Russell Senate Office Bldg.
Washington, D.C. 20510
E-Mail Sen. Lott

Rep. Sonny Bono (Just put him here cause I found it)
324 Cannon House Office Bldg.
Washington, D.C. 20510
Rep. Bono's Web Site

Rep. Newt Gingrich
2428 Rayburn House Office Bldg.
Washington, D.C. 20510
E-Mail Rep. Gingrich

Rep. Jerry Lewis
2112 Rayburn House Office Bldg.
Washington, D.C. 20510
Rep. Lewis' Web Page

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Copyright 10/19/97