1997-09-10 - RE: Nuclear Hedge Funds

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From: Declan McCullagh <declan@pathfinder.com>
To: Tim May <tcmay@got.net>
Message Hash: 22a79459cf796101bd4e89c7dde0cc2de565f975c1945b48112f7ee529fd751c
Message ID: <Pine.GSO.3.95.970910005452.11331A-100000@cp.pathfinder.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1997-09-10 05:07:32 UTC
Raw Date: Wed, 10 Sep 1997 13:07:32 +0800

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From: Declan McCullagh <declan@pathfinder.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 1997 13:07:32 +0800
To: Tim May <tcmay@got.net>
Subject: RE: Nuclear Hedge Funds
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On Tue, 9 Sep 1997, Tim May wrote:
> Declan would be very unlikely to be in the lethal zone, unless he happened
> to be near one of the obvious targets.
> (Which in my opinion would be the White House, the Congress, the Pentagon,
> or the densepack burrowcrat warrens. Using the above calculations, it is
> quite reasonable that big chunks of these buildings would survive a
> suitcase nuke placed a few hundred meters away. The Pentagon might lose a
> bite out of it, and thus look like some kind of mil-spec Apple logo.)

That's hardly comforting (not sure if it was meant to be). I work four or
so blocks from the White House and spend a good bit of time in the Capitol
and related buildings. My office is in the densepack lobbyist warren
territory on K Street.

I do live, however, about a mile and a half from anything especially