Bobby Bray

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Is San Diego bait for a nuclear attack?

During the Bush administration it was quite fashionable for many Americans to disregard or think the opposite of whatever the president's office said. If they said to fear a nuke on American soil, it was easy for many to NOT fear a nuke. No matter who says what though, it would be hard to argue that San Diego is not a target. Also, there are already so many nuclear weapons that already exist, stopping any new nations from joining the nuclear club doesn't even come close to ending the possibility. There are a few things you could do to survive, depending on where you were if and when it happens, but strangely there is very little public awareness or public service announcements (PSA) about this. It is likely that the size of any nuke that would go off wouldn't be of the magnitude that wipes out a city completely, so there could be many survivors. You have 10-15 minutes to get at least a mile away from the actual blast site before lethal radiation falls. Move perpendicular to the wind to avoid the fallout. The first few days are the most dangerous in terms of fallout, so if you cant get out of the city seek shelter. As there are not that many basements in San Diego, underground parking structures may be good shelters - the deeper the better. Also, during a blast don't look at the flash because you could go blind and keep your mouth open so your ear drums don't burst. Or you could just hang out at the Greek Sombrero!
— February 16, 2013 7:22 p.m.

Gateway to gross

The gateway to gross
— May 25, 2012 6:09 a.m.