Posts Tagged ‘atomic weapons’

Missile Crisis: Trump Warns Russia, Russia Warns Trump

December 6, 2018

Back in October, mustachioed National Security Advisor and Cold War reenactor John Bolton first warned Vladimir Putin that President Trump is just itching to pull the U.S. out of the Reagan-era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo now says this will happen in 60 days. President Putin offers to respond by ramping up Russia’s missile development. This would be a good time to refurnish your fallout shelter.

More:

“Trump Hits Replay on the End of the Cold War,” Mark Gongloff, Bloomberg

Related:

“Nuclear War Experts: ‘John Bolton Is an Asshole,'” Matthew Gault, Motherboard

Song: “Russia, Russia (Lay That Missile Down),”  written by Tom Paxton, recorded by Prescott Reed (we don’t know if he’s the balalaika player). 1958.

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Great Atomic Power

November 4, 2018

“Great Atomic Power,” written by Buddy BainCharlie Louvin,and Ira Louvin and recorded by the last two as The Louvin Brothers, 1952. anyone know who played the fiddle?

“Will you shout or will you cry
When the fire rains from on high?
Are you ready for the great atomic power?”

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Jesus Hits Like an Atom Bomb

September 30, 2018

“Jesus Hits Like An Atom Bomb,” written by Lee V. McCullom, recorded by the Soul Stirrers, 1950.

It’s the fire next time, you know …

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