Are we really planning to nuke Iran?

Can the US really be ready to cede what's left of our moral high ground? Read Hersh's New Yorker piece, The Iran Plans.

If you think this a monumentally bad idea, let your representatives in Congress know, sign the petition at, and generate some noise. Hersh makes the point that because Bush is listening to his captive policy-strategy echo chamber, all he's hearing is the same kind of advice that got us into Iraq.

There is no way understand how truly savage an atomic attack is, really. The idea that this Administration would consider first strike, even against limited, military targets, is obscene. Visit the Hiroshima Peace Museum to see what actually a-bombing a city looks like, or, if you only have time for one image, take a look at Shin's Tricycle.