It was the airlines that were griping about the volcanic ash shutdown, but they're also the ones who have resisted the efforts of regulators to set "safe"levels of ash.
Here's a bit about what it takes to decommission a nuclear weapon. Still more to it, as well. Nice photo of one of the big ones.
There have been several articles lately suggesting that the unrest in Kyrgyzstan could destroy that nation. Here's one. The Soviet Union drew lines in Central Asia deliberately across ethnic groups and natural resources to make these countries less likely to want to try to go out on their own. It might make sense for Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan to form a bigger country, or for all three to unite with Kazakhstan, but neither of those will happen any time soon.
This is despicable, and an indication of the sad state of mind of hard-core Israel supporters.
And, in case you didn't have enough to worry about, you might want to think about scalar weapons. I was totally unaware of this overwhelming conspiracy until I read a letter in the local weekly rag that I pick up for Dan Savage's sex column and Dan Brezny's horoscope. I'm wondering when the folks around here who think their brains are being fried by Wi-Fi and other radio-frequency waves are going to realize that their symptoms really are caused by the great scalar conspiracy.