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Missile Defense Is For Wimps

ranma2 Wrote: May 18, 2012 5:37 AM
Using 3000 dollars of contraceptive-funding per citizen, USA could build a strong missile defense system. But we need to be realistic, since obviously everybody in the USA switches sex-partners 3 times a day, we need to defend against STD's. It is the clear and present danger. Even though STD is treatable and Nuclear fallout is not.... we should not concern ourselves with these pesky details. Heck!! i bet if we fund contraceptive companies, they can develop nuclear-proof condoms. All we have to do is put a huge condom over our entire body and we'll be peachy.

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