From today’s New York Times:
U.S. Rethinks Strategy for the Unthinkable
By WILLIAM J. BROAD
Published: December 15, 2010
“The Obama administration wants to convey how to react to a nuclear attack but is worried about seeming alarmist.”
“Suppose the unthinkable happened, and terrorists struck New York or another big city with an atom bomb. What should people there do? The government has a surprising new message: Do not flee. Get inside any stable building and don’t come out till officials say it’s safe.
“The advice is based on recent scientific analyses showing that a nuclear attack is much more survivable if you immediately shield yourself from the lethal radiation that follows a blast, a simple tactic seen as saving hundreds of thousands of lives. Even staying in a car, the studies show, would reduce casualties by more than 50 percent; hunkering down in a basement would be better by far.”
Read more about how to protect ourselves from those who hate us — and sell us oil — by reading the original article at:
Next, we need to learn how to protect ourselves from those who hate us and loan us money.