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Old 12-15-2008, 04:55 PM
 
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New York.
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Old 12-15-2008, 06:42 PM
 
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May sound a little strange, but my vote would be for Omaha. U.S. Strategic Headquarters is in Omaha, so it would probably be one of the more secure areas of the country.

I grew up in Omaha during the Cuban Missile Crisis - a very intense time. It was on a fairly regular basis that I would either be awakened by a sonic boom, or would run inside to hide from the many aircraft in the sky. You just never knew when to expect it. We had fire drills at our school, but we also had bomb drills. I knew the importance of what was then Strategic Air Command (now U.S. Strategic Headquarters), and felt vulnerable to Nikita Khrushchev's boldness, but was secure in the knowledge that our country was ready if the cold war were to turn into WWIII. I had witnessed a lot of the preparation from my backyard.
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Old 12-15-2008, 07:48 PM
 
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Denver, because it is somewhat central and has the second most government agencies only to Washington DC in the US.
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Old 12-15-2008, 07:58 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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New York; they have the UN and the stock market already.
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Old 12-15-2008, 08:15 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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Nome, Alaska. Most of our wonderful elected representatives don't deserve anything like nice weather or convenience. And you can't get 'em any closer to Russia--maybe that would keep them on their toes.
Exactly, or maybe we could move them to Antarctica, that way only the penguins have to deal with them.
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Old 12-15-2008, 08:39 PM
 
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Denver... it's kind of centrally located, and in an area of great natural beauty. Also, as someone who knows that the museums and archives in D.C. have a really hard time trying to preserve things in that humid climate, I think Denver with it's dry air would be a better spot for those things.
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Old 12-15-2008, 10:02 PM
 
Location: DFW Texas
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Waco Texas!!!!
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Old 12-15-2008, 10:10 PM
 
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Little Rock, Arkansas.
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Old 12-15-2008, 10:15 PM
 
Location: Chicago, Illinois
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I can see a good reason for Denver but at the end of the day it is Houston, Texas people! wake up and smell the coffee already.
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Old 12-15-2008, 10:27 PM
 
Location: Twin Cities, Minnesota
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Denver? Why ruin a great city by filling it up with crooked politicians? Put it in New York so then it really can be called "the capital of the world".
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