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Living with nuclear holocaust

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During the Cold War, the Pentagon armed the state of North Dakota with so many nuclear warheads that if the state had pulled out of the Union, it would have been the third largest nuclear power in the world.

Despite our proximity to North Dakota, northern Minnesota missed out on the nuclear boom. We're just as close to Moscow, but the Pentagon built no missile silos east of the Red River.

You wonder which bureaucrat in Washington, D. C. made that decision.

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