Friday, May 14, 2010

Morning Newsdome: U.S. to spend $180 billion on nuclear aresenal, but don't tell Russia

Posted By on Fri, May 14, 2010 at 4:15 PM

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>> Despite the devastating effects of the BP oil spill on their states' environment and fishing industries, Gulf states are unanimous in believing there is no reason to stop off-shore drilling. Except the ones I just named. (the Washington Post)

>> The Obama administration will spend $180 billion over the next 10 years upgrading America's nuclear weapons arsenal. Except didn't we just make a deal with Russia not to do that? (the Washington Post)

>> According to officials, Indonesian militants plotted to kill Barack Obama and their own president during a state visit, then begin a series of attacks on foreigners. Jeez, militants, lay off the coffee. (the Telegraph)

>> Pope Benedict XVI called same-sex marriage one of the most "insidious and dangerous" threats facing the world today. The 200 molested deaf children beg to differ. (AP)

>> And finally: In a poll of 1,600 Russians, more than half think bribing officials is the best way to "solve problems." Now that's change I can believe in. (Reuters)

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