By David Swanson
September 16, 2012 “Information Clearing House” – President Jimmy Carter’s National Security Advisor was about to wake him up in the middle of the night to inform the President that 220 Soviet nuclear missiles were headed our way, when he learned that someone had stuck a game tape into the computer by mistake. Read more at http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article32454.htm
Swanson’s article is one of the best summaries of all the nuclear disasters and near misses we have had.
A Time-Lapse Map of Every Nuclear Explosion Since 1945 – by Isao Hashimoto below really brings it home.
For more information go to What’s up, RC’s nuclear blog
And just in case you thought that it couldn’t happen again or that the US would give up its nuclear hypocrisy –