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PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 9:55 am 
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Anyone else bothered about the goverment spending tens of Billions of pounds on replacing Trident nuclear weapons, against international law? Anyone else think the cash could be better spent?

There is a year-long protest under way, centered around Faslane where our nuclear weapons are based. All kinds of people have organised themselves into groups and gone up to protest, peacefully and not so peacefully. (eg medics, academics, jugglers, MPs etc). Read their accounts at faslane365.org

There will be cyclists gathering from throughout the UK to protest at Faslane in the first week of september. I'm looking for cyclists to join me riding c.150 miles from Kielder village on the scottish border to Faslane in a single day (or longer?) to try and get a bit more press coverage for the cause and demonstrate what 'will power' can achieve - something politicians will need to build a future without the risk of 'mutually assured distruction'.

Anyone interested?


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 10:16 am 
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8) cool idea. :twisted: :evil: it is a waste of money. I take it that this is all going on in Scotland. So I'll be there in sprit not alas in body. But good luck and hope you have a good lot of people turn up :D


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 16, 2007 4:46 pm 
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what's the date? I'll pass it on to our scots snappers and get you some press coverage if it's a conisderable turnout.


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 08, 2007 11:36 pm 
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dkirkland wrote:
Anyone else bothered about the goverment spending tens of Billions of pounds on replacing Trident nuclear weapons


The best bit is...


... The UK will never act without US support (or at least Tacit acceptance) Suez and the Falklands proved this. Why do we need a nuclear deterrent. Surely if a 'renegade state' decides to nuke London (or even Bristol :lol: ) then does any one really imagine the USA will really say "Gee Cletus, at least it wasn't Mobile Alabama"

The Minuetman and US Trident and the B-52 coverage and the Patriot batterys in Europe and the spy staelites and goddam star wars (if you belive in fairy tales) IS our nuclear deterrent!! :evil:

You have my full support, for other reasons I cannot BE there but I am in spirit!


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