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Botany's Journal
Botany's Journal
March 2, 2018

The big new bad Russian missile is nothing new ... it is called a MIRV.

And they have been around since the 1970s.

Putin is gas lighting us.


A multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle (MIRV) is a ballistic missile payload containing several thermonuclear warheads, each capable of being aimed to hit a different target. By contrast, a unitary warhead is a single warhead on a single missile. An intermediate case is the multiple reentry vehicle (MRV) missile which carries several warheads which are dispersed but not individually aimed.[citation needed] Only the United States, United Kingdom, Russian Federation, France, Israel, and China are known to currently possess MIRV missiles.


Reduces the effectiveness of an anti-ballistic missile system that relies on intercepting individual warheads.[5] While a MIRV attacking missile can have multiple warheads (3–12 on United States and Russian missiles, or 14 in a maximum payload shorter-range configuration of the Trident II now barred by START), interceptors may have only one warhead per missile. Thus, in both a military and an economic sense, MIRVs render ABM systems less effective, as the costs of maintaining a workable defense against MIRVs would greatly increase, requiring multiple defensive missiles for each offensive one. Decoy reentry vehicles can be used alongside actual warheads to minimize the chances of the actual warheads being intercepted before they reach their targets. A system that destroys the missile earlier in its trajectory (before MIRV separation) is not affected by this but is more difficult, and thus more expensive to implement.

March 1, 2018

CNN Money Dow plummets more than 500 points after Trump announces tariffs

Wall Street is worried about a trade war.
The Dow dropped more than 500 points on Thursday after President Trump said his administration will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The Nasdaq and the S&P 500 declined about 1.5% apiece.
Trump's controversial tariff announcement caught investors off guard and immediately raised concerns about retaliation from China or other major U.S. trading partners.


March 1, 2018

NBC Trump attacks Sessions over inquiry into alleged FBI surveillance abuses in Russia probe

Sessions fights back.

So I guess that dinner between Sessions and Rosenstein last night was a f.u. to Trump.

"Rep. Pete King, R-N.Y., a Trump supporter, warned the president to back off from his criticism of Sessions."

In a rare move, Sessions defended himself in a sharply worded statement in which he said he would continue to do his work “with integrity and honor” — as long as he stayed on the job.

“We have initiated the appropriate process that will ensure complaints against this Department will be fully and fairly acted upon if necessary,” Sessions said in a statement. “As long as I am the Attorney General, I will continue to discharge my duties with integrity and honor, and this Department will continue to do its work in a fair and impartial manner according to the law and Constitution.”

Sessions, who has become a frequent target of Trump's ire, had never in the past publicly refuted criticism from the president like he did on Wednesday.


March 1, 2018

Video: Pence hangs himself about the emails stolen by Russia, August 2013

Pence, "Well it looks that way more and more everyday with the new emails .... "
Gee, Mike where did you get those emails?

Anybody got Bob Mueller's address?
February 27, 2018

BREAKING: Mueller just dropped charges against Richard Gates... (this might be open to debate)

Source: Daily Kos

Mueller's team has officially proposed dismissing charges against RICK GATES, following last week's guilty plea.

Read more: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/2/27/1745186/-BREAKING-Mueller-just-dropped-charges-against-Robert-Gates

Please remember that Mueller gave Sammy "the bull" Gravano a walk on over 20
murder charges in order to get John Gotti.
February 26, 2018

The reason Kushner does not have a security clearance is because ....

.... HE DID NOT PASS HIS BACKGROUND CHECK. Anything else is pure b.s..

Regarding the mortgage for 666 Fifth Avenue: “The company still holds half of a $1.2
billion mortgage, on which it hasn’t paid a cent. The full amount is due in February 2019.”


February 26, 2018

Trump is nuttier than a squirrel turd thread. Please help


Trump: I would have run into school during shooting even without a gun.

Trump Compares Arming Teachers With 'Natural Talent' To Baseball, Golf

He added: “How come some people always make the four-footer, and some people, under pressure, can’t even take their club back?”


Please help complete the sentence below. BTW when are the repugs going to admit he is crazy.

Trump is _______ ______.

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