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Flame wars

I was stationed on an old submarine – at the time we took it into the shipyard for decommissioning it was one of the half-dozen oldest nuclear submarines in the world. It was creaky, things stuck or broke, it was sometimes temperamental – come to think of it, pretty much the way my body is […]

Who’s next?

  First we got the bomb and that was good, ‘cause we love peace and brotherhood. Then Russia got the bomb, but that’s OK ‘cause the balance of power’s maintained that way. Who’s next?    From the song “Who’s Next” by musician, satirist, and mathematician Tom Lehrer   An early American nuclear submarine, the USS Scorpion, […]