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Monday, October 03, 2005

Neocons in Space

As most of you should know by now, the Project for a New American Century published a policy document entitled "Rebuilding America's Defenses" ("RAD") . And as we all know, to date, the Bush administration has pushed forward nearly every facet of the RAD. A portion of the RAD relates to the neoconservative desire to "control the commons," most notably including, the "control of space." And from the looks of it, the Bush administration is going forward with these plans too.

The RAD states, inter alia:
"The ability to have access to, operate in, and dominate the aerospace environment has become the key to military success in modern, high-technology warfare. . . . How well the Air Force rises to the many challenges it faces – even should it receive increased budgets – will go far toward determining whether US military forces retain the combat edge they now enjoy" (pp. 38–39).

"As Space Command also recognizes, the United States must also have the capability to deny America's adversaries the use of commercial space platforms for military purposes in times of crises and conflicts. Indeed, space is likely to become the new 'international commons', where commercial and security interests are intertwined and related. (Pp. 54–55). (Emhasis Added.)
Accordingly, ten days ago the U.S. launched "an electronic-warfare unit capable of jamming enemy satellites."

So it seems that we are weaponizing space. What an absolute shame. To think, space could be the place of our greatest dreams, yet although it's still early, it seems space is destined to be the place for more of our earth-born nightmares.

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Seems goofy, but it looks as though space will continue be explored by individual nations. I suppose China, Japan, Russia, U.S. and E.U. will divy up Mars mining. "Welcome to New America, Mars capital of the American Territory on Mars". hmm

Space exploration is such a waste of tax money it makes me sick, The only thing the should search for is non-foreign oil!

Considering how our government cant seem to accomplish anything without costing us a fortune,maybe they wont figure out how to do this. The last fronteer could become crowded with gun slingers.

Sorry to tell you, but this is not new. I guarantee you that electronic warfare units to jam satellites have been around since the 80s. The Soviets (now the Russians) regularly and still do "paint" our satellites with jamming signals and laser flashes just to mess with us. We've been playing that little game for around 20 years, and we didn't start it.

So no, WE are not "weaponizing" space, it already is and has been. And the Soviets started the process, not us.

it's all about absolute power and control... controlling the "commons" and space is megalomaniacal enough but i am getting more and more concerned with bush's push to deploy the military on domestic soil... he's at it again today, this time suggesting they be used to enforce quarantine in an avian flu epidemic...

http://takeitpersonally.blogspot.com/2005/10/bush-bound-and-determined-to-use.html

http://today.reuters.com/news/newsarticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyid=2005-10-04T164627Z_01_DIT460356_RTRUKOC_0_US-BUSH-BIRDFLU.xml

Technology holds the promise to solve so many of our most pressing issues. To read how space exploration could be transformed in the next few decades check out this article: A hoist to the heavens

In so many ways, the most encouraging and optimistic article I have read in some time.

BOOZE FOR BUSH

Hey, here's an idea: if everyone that reads blogs like this one sends a gift-wrapped bottle of Thunderbird, or Night Train, or Boone's Farm to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, we could have thousands--no millions-- of bottles of wino wine piling up at his front door!

Propogate the meme throughout the sphere!

http://www.winebuys.com/


Or wrap it up yourself.

cool..we'll be living under threatening protections...

Space exploration tickles the imaginations and extends the knowledge base of humanity, but whether we need to be spending so much money in this area when we have so many troubles here at home and abroad is questionable.

I'd rather turn space exploration over to an international cooperative body that could regulate human efforts in space while creating fair standards for the commercial uses of our near outer atmosphere.

The only good news is that weaponizing space may finally get the aliens to notice us and come down here and slap some sense into people. Or I guess they could eat us.

New blog launched to expose the disreputable and dishonest American Bulldog breeders and kennels.

If you have a "horror story" when dealing with an American Bull Dog breeder or kennel PLEASE share it with us at http://americanbulldogblog.blogspot.com/

By doing so you will be providing valuable information to potential puppy buyers and help them avoid similar situation.

Seems goofy, but it looks as though space will continue be explored by individual nations. I suppose China, Japan, Russia, U.S. and E.U. will divy up Mars mining. "Welcome to New America, Mars capital of the American Territory on Mars". hmm

Space exploration is such a waste of tax money it makes me sick, The only thing the should search for is non-foreign oil!

Considering how our government cant seem to accomplish anything without costing us a fortune,maybe they wont figure out how to do this. The last fronteer could become crowded with gun slingers.

Sorry to tell you, but this is not new. I guarantee you that electronic warfare units to jam satellites have been around since the 80s. The Soviets (now the Russians) regularly and still do "paint" our satellites with jamming signals and laser flashes just to mess with us. We've been playing that little game for around 20 years, and we didn't start it.

So no, WE are not "weaponizing" space, it already is and has been. And the Soviets started the process, not us.

it's all about absolute power and control... controlling the "commons" and space is megalomaniacal enough but i am getting more and more concerned with bush's push to deploy the military on domestic soil... he's at it again today, this time suggesting they be used to enforce quarantine in an avian flu epidemic...

http://takeitpersonally.blogspot.com/2005/10/bush-bound-and-determined-to-use.html

http://today.reuters.com/news/newsarticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyid=2005-10-04T164627Z_01_DIT460356_RTRUKOC_0_US-BUSH-BIRDFLU.xml

Technology holds the promise to solve so many of our most pressing issues. To read how space exploration could be transformed in the next few decades check out this article: A hoist to the heavens

In so many ways, the most encouraging and optimistic article I have read in some time.

BOOZE FOR BUSH

Hey, here's an idea: if everyone that reads blogs like this one sends a gift-wrapped bottle of Thunderbird, or Night Train, or Boone's Farm to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, we could have thousands--no millions-- of bottles of wino wine piling up at his front door!

Propogate the meme throughout the sphere!

http://www.winebuys.com/


Or wrap it up yourself.

cool..we'll be living under threatening protections...

Space exploration tickles the imaginations and extends the knowledge base of humanity, but whether we need to be spending so much money in this area when we have so many troubles here at home and abroad is questionable.

I'd rather turn space exploration over to an international cooperative body that could regulate human efforts in space while creating fair standards for the commercial uses of our near outer atmosphere.

The only good news is that weaponizing space may finally get the aliens to notice us and come down here and slap some sense into people. Or I guess they could eat us.

New blog launched to expose the disreputable and dishonest American Bulldog breeders and kennels.

If you have a "horror story" when dealing with an American Bull Dog breeder or kennel PLEASE share it with us at http://americanbulldogblog.blogspot.com/

By doing so you will be providing valuable information to potential puppy buyers and help them avoid similar situation.

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