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Time to think about the unthinkable.

Alison Classe

Time to think about the unthinkable.

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Taken from Accountancy, 1991, pp.111-113.

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At some time, perhaps Trump, the showman and prestidigitator, will provide substance to these grandiose wishes.

We will see. Returning to Herman Kahn, a thermonuclear war thankfully was never fought. And, as remote is the specter of a Sanders versus Trump race.

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