Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Funny and very scary - John Oliver on Nuclear Weapons

America has over 4,800 nuclear weapons, and we don’t take terrific care of them. 
It’s terrifying, basically.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Y1ya-yF35g

See also: 


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