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Government Report: Rich White Men Are Most Likely to Survive Nuclear Blast

That’s just one of the startling revelations found in 'Planning Guidance for Response to a Nuclear Detonation,' a 130-page report prepared with your tax dollars.

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No administration can even hint at challenging that principle and hope to get its leader re-elected. Politically it’s so much safer just to spread the good news that a nuke in your city is more survivable than you thought -- especially if you’re a rich white man.

Ira Chernus is professor of religious studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder and author of “ The Real Eisenhower . Read more of his writing on his blog:

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