The Horrors of Nuking Iran

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photos you see here show you what will happen if we nuke Iran. We
will maim and murder countless Asians from Iran to Japan. We will
poison the soil, the crops, the cattle, the people, for generations
to come.

The reason
the catastrophe will be so immense is because our nuclear missiles
will be vaporizing nuclear sites. When these sites are vaporized,
all the enriched uranium and plutonium stockpiled there will be
shot into the atmosphere as "weaponized" particles, along
with the radioactive particles from the warheads themselves.

These radioactive
particles will then be carried eastward by the jet stream and the
trade winds across Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the other "stans,"
to India, China, and Japan — producing what Truman long ago described
as "a rain of ruin from the air" the like of which the
world has never seen.

For these deadly,
life-deforming particles can be absorbed through the skin and inhaled
through the lungs. They can also poison all forms of food and water,
mother's milk, and men's semen. They can even poison people's tears.
Imagine such a thing.

that terrible day when our missiles strike, pictures from the past
like the one above and this one will be etched again in human flesh.
And those of us in America who manage to see these horrific images
will finally come to understand that the neocons have conned the
good American people into committing the most monstrous of crimes
— all for sake of keeping nuclear weapons from falling into the
"wrong" hands, they say — when we are the only nation
to have used such weapons!

Experts debate
what the "blowback" of our nuking Iran will be. I say
we shall reap the whirlwind.

As the death
clouds created by our missiles move remorselessly across the face
of Asia, cities will riot. Whole nations will erupt. Puppet governments
from Morocco to Malaysia will fall in a hail of bricks and bullets.
American businesses will be burnt to the ground. American tourists
will be lynched in the streets. And with Pakistan's nuclear missiles
now in the hands of radiation-poisoned men with dead and dying parents,
wives, and children, who knows where the next mushroom clouds will

What is certain
is that China and Japan will instantly dump all of their dollars
on what remains of the world money market before an evil American
cloud brings death, destruction, and deformity raining down on their
own populations. And that dumping of trillions of dollars of American
debt will mean the end of the American economy as we know it. In
the flash of a nuclear blast, we will be like Germany at the end
of World War I. And then, God save us… and forgive us… all.

I am a senior
psychologist. I am a tough-minded scientist. And this is what the
facts of psychology and science tell me will happen if we let Our
Fearless Leader nuke Iran.

If I am wrong,
let the neocons prove me wrong. Let them prove to you and me and
all the world that nuking nuclear sites will not create the kind
of death clouds I have described. The burden of proof rests with
them, not me. And it is a burden measured in millions of innocent

Watch Dr.
Helen Caldicott's excellent video lecture
on the subject at and see if you agree.

If the evidence
she presents there convinces you, then join me in urging voices
of reason like Ron Paul of the need to mount a media campaign to
show the American people what Orwellian words like "collateral
damage" and the "nuclear option" really mean in flesh-and-blood
terms. What they mean to me is the murder and mutilation of millions
— like the victims shown here.

In the words
of Ronald Reagan, this is a "wall" we must we “tear down.”
It is a wall of deadly, deadening, fascist, racist, Orwellian words,
designed to disguise and dehumanize the enormity of the atrocities
now being actively, openly planned by the Pentagon.

Unless "we
the people" come together and say together in compassionate
rage, "Not in our name!" — the images we see on this page
today will be those we wake to tomorrow.

14, 2007

Wedin, Ph.D. [send him mail],
is a licensed clinical psychologist, who has devoted much of his
life and career to social and political issues, beginning with his
starting an "I like Ike" club at his school in 1952. For
the past 30 years, he has been in full-time private practice in
New York City, and is a recipient of an Outstanding Service Award
from the Association for the Advancement of Psychology.

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