body#layout #main-top { display:none; } --> --> position:absolute;

Monday, 13 August 2007

Bush And DU: A 4.5 Billion

If the Bush family and their coterie of handlers were looking for a long lasting legacy they most surely have found the longest lasting one possible by their sanctioning of DU munitions. DU stands for Depleted Uranium and is what is left over after one has finished the process of making a nuclear bomb.

This poison will remain toxic for 4.5 billion years. The American military has acknowledged having a billion pounds of the stuff, how much more it really has is anybody's guess and at such levels what does it really matter? After all inhaling a couple of microns of this stuff is the equivalent to about 50 times the legal allowable limit of radioactivity for someone who works at a nuclear power plant. It is also the equivalent in one breath of the damage it would take a pack a day smoker 20 years worth of smoky inhales to 'achieve'. More...