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Anyone remember "Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb"? Dr. Strangelove cries, "The whole point of the doomsday machine is lost if you keep it a secret!"
On the plus side, now maybe my students will get a taste of the joys of growing up in the 1980s. Oh, wait....
I've done a bit of internet research to see if there's anything behind this story, and it seems possible. In fact, stories about the "Perimeter System" (aka "Dead Hand") appeared a decade ago. Anyone have a lead on the reliability of this report?