However, here is the part that made me feel uneasy:Hundreds of nuclear warheads are secretly being trucked between Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor and the Texas panhandle to have their lives extended.
The 100-kiloton W76 warheads are between 23 and 32 years old and need to be upgraded, according to the Department of Energyís National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).
Bangorís eight Trident ballistic-missile submarines can each carry 24 D5 missiles. Those missiles can each carry up to eight W76 warheads.
Whatever you do this weekend, if you get pissed off at a trucker, PLEASE don't cut his ass off on the road.Last week, the Energy Department inspector generalís office said it reviewed 16 alcohol-related incidents involving agents, candidate-agents and others from the governmentís Office of Secure Transportation between 2007 through 2009. They included an agent arrested for public intoxication and two agents detained by police after a bar fight.
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