everlastinggodstopper (ernunnos) wrote,

Dodged a bullet.

Massive solar flare narrowly misses Earth, EMP disaster barely avoided

It's funny how the U.S. government can find the money to create a surveillance apparatus the Stasi would be envious of, but they can't find the money to harden our infrastructure against something that would end civilization as we know it, and is statistically guaranteed to happen at some point, very likely some point in the lifetime of people who are reading this today.

Bradley Manning, abortion rights, whatever issue you're worried about, this is the big one. Well, this one and drug-resistant diseases.

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