Iowans for Sensible Priorities

"BB Ad w/ Jack Shanahan"
60 sec. radio spot. run in NH for 4 wks in Jan. 2000.

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Jack Shanahan: Hi.  I'm Vice Admiral Jack Shanahan, former commander of the U.S. 2nd Fleet.

We can improve education and still maintain the strongest military in the world.

We spend 30 billion a year on nuclear weapons.

To show what that gets us, I'm gonna drop some BBs in this can.

One [SFX: plink] could destroy Hiroshima 15 times over.

Five [SFX: plunk] wipes out Russia.

And now here's the rest of our nuclear arsenal.

[SFX: Downpour of BBs runs uninterrupted for more than 10 seconds].

That's enough to destroy every major city on the planet 10 times over.

If we reduce it to just 4 times over we could save $15 billion a year. 

That's money we could be spending on our kids.

Let's get the politicians to talk about the real issues...

Announcer: Paid for by Iowans for Sensible Priorities.