The last best chance

"The White House has downplayed the missing weapons report from the UN, as though it were just some little fluke that they disappeared, or posed any threat...But, heaven forbid the White House should admit to any lax in security or wrongdoing," writes Pamela Leavey. "Let’s get real here. The WP reported last week that the U.S. is unprepared for nuclear terrorism...Just take a drive to the lovely fishing village of Avila Beach, CA and marvel at the security or lack thereof at the back entrance to the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant. Evacuation from the area in the event of an attack would be near to impossible." Watch the trailer for Last Best Chance, a docudrama on nuclear terrorism. (LightUpTheDarkness)

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