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Newtown Bites the Dust
Newtown Bites the Dust
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Daniel Ellsberg, in The Doomsday Machine, describes the scientists involved in the testing of the H-bomb placing bets on whether the test blast would take out just the local scene or light the nitrogen of the air and sea on fire globally and kill us all. Someone won a bet.

What to make of these apps that give us a Strangelove feel for the destruction wrought by smithereening our evolutionary lifestyle?  Above, I picture nuking Newtown, PA , which would be mighty self-destructive, as I would lose my editorship. And no, there is no Freudian application to my choice of nuking. Father Kall is safe with Mommy.

Anyway, like we used to say , smoke em if you got em.

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John Kendall Hawkins is an American ex-pat freelance journalist and poet currently residing in Oceania.

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