Wednesday, July 30, 2008


It was 9.30 in the evening. The crew of three air force members decided to rest a little and within 15 minutes they were fast asleep. They awoke several hours later.

The only problem was that the room in which they were snoozing was the missile alert facility at Minot air force base in North Dakota. Directly beneath them was the control centre containing the keys that can launch ballistic missiles, and in their care were boxes containing codes that allow the nuclear button to be pressed.

(The Guardian)

Let's salute the soldiers who chose dreaming over destroying the planet.


Blogger Shibek said...

We all know the Wizard of Oz crept in after they gassed the soldiers to sleep, and plundered the goodies in his erotomaniacal lust for world war three. Otherwise why would we have heard about it on the other side of the Spectacle? The appropriate Ministry crafted a curious nugget of meme warfare with nary a wish-fulfilling snark lying awake.

In paranoid humor!

8:57 PM  

Post a Comment

<< Home