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Ron Patton | May 16, 2023

Throughout the month of May, various cities have been holding tabletop exercises for the possibility of nuclear attacks. It isn’t all about the threat of a direct attack that should concern the United States — it is the threat of an accidental triggering of nukes or an accidental release of nuclear radiation from a nuclear plant or something even more unexpected. Furthermore, our proxy war against Russia in Ukraine has led to progressively more deadly weapons systems and ammunition with depleted uranium – the potential fallout is staggering.  Tonight on Ground Zero, Clyde Lewis talks about THIS IS NOT A TEST – IT WAS AN ACCIDENT.








As a talk show host, I am sure it would be controversial for me to tell you that the nuclear war has already started. The only problem is that extraordinary claims demand extraordinary evidence.

I have no video of a Mushroom Cloud or graphic footage of people being vaporized of winds of fallout taking out a city — There was no EAS time, no emergency texts –nothing.

But I can tell you that the nuclear confrontation has begun in this proxy war that Dark Brandon and Putin have created. It as happened accidentally — or intentionally, either by ignorance or the fact that the leaders in this war have every intention of making areas of this planet uninhabitable and marking soldiers with irreversible genetic damage exposing them to radiation and fallout.

Throughout the month of May, various cities have been holding tabletop exercises for the possibility of nuclear attacks. The first known exercise was first conducted in Houston, Texas at the first of the month.

Drills were carried out at locations including the joint military base, Ellington Field. FBI personnel were seen in some locations wearing Hazmat suits.

The agency reassured the public there was no need to be alarmed by the presence of ‘military personnel and aircraft, and people in protective equipment’.

The result of the attack drill was that it was estimated that about 130,000 people could be killed if Houston was attacked by a nuclear weapon.

The FBI did not say why Houston had been chosen to host the training, but a map originally released by the Natural Resources Defense Council in 2002 shows Houston could be a prime target for a nuclear attack due to its dense population and critical infrastructure.

Last May, the US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration led a similar ‘major radiological incident exercise’ in Austin, Texas.

More than 30 local, state, and federal agencies were said to have taken part in the exercise called ‘Cobalt Magnet 22’.

In 2021, soldiers joined police and firefighters on New York’s Randall’s Island to train for ‘America’s worst day’ – a catastrophic terrorist attack on the Big Apple.

Pictures showed the Army’s Task Force 46 being coached on how to respond to a nuclear or biological attack on the New York City subway or Yankee Stadium.

Around 170 soldiers from across the country participated in the three-day ‘Dense Urban Terrain Exercise’ joint exercise with personnel from the NYPD and FDNY on the island.

Their training included simulated nuclear, chemical and biological attacks, according to the Army Times, with the outlet saying that the soldiers were required to go underground and crawl through black-out conditions in subway car simulations in search of ‘injured’ people.

In 2018 there was an accidental ballistic missile alarm that was sent out in Hawaii.

The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HEMA) issued an alert that read: ‘Emergency Alert: BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.’

The agency then failed to cancel the alert for 38 minutes, sparking widespread panic among the 1.4 million people who live on the island.

Fearing a nuclear attack, terrified residents and tourists ran for their lives, taking cover in shelters, their garages and even lowered loved ones through manhole covers.

It was pandemonium— and it appears that with our relationship with Russia and North Korea the threat of a nuclear attack is on the minds of officials.

But it isn’t all about the threat of a direct attack that should concern the United States — it is the threat of an accidental triggering of nukes or an accidental release of nuclear radiation from a nuclear plant or something even more unexpected.

For example:

Our proxy war against Russia in Ukraine has led to progressively more deadly weapons systems and ammunition being delivered to Zelensky’s military-industrial complex.

Possibly, the most controversial of these deliveries are the deadly radioactive shells for Challenger 2 tanks that the British government has given Ukraine.

This prompted Robert F Kennedy to post on Instagram :

“In another reckless escalation, Britain has confirmed delivery of depleted uranium munitions to Ukraine. DU munitions should be banned. They partially vaporize on impact, poisoning the environment with uranium dust that causes cancer and horrific birth defects.”

On Saturday, during a massive air and missile raid on Ukraine, Russian forces hit an ammunition depot in Khmelnytsky, in the western part of the country, causing gigantic explosions at the site.

Intel released information that the attack was nuclear but not in the way you would think — or suspect.

It was allegedly accidental.

Panic reports spread in Ukrainian social networks that during the detonation of an ammunition depot in Khmelnytsky, a large batch of British tank ammunition with depleted uranium, which was recently brought to Ukraine along with Storm Shadow missiles, was also destroyed.

As a result of a huge explosion, particles of depleted uranium were dispersed on the territory of the Khmelnytsky region, which, taking into account the experience of Yugoslavia and Iraq, could lead to an outbreak of cancer in the medium term.

It was reported on Telegram that a clear spike in gamma radiation was detected in Khmelnytskyi on or about May 12th, with emission continuing to rise the following day and remaining at an elevated level thereafter.

Considering how little gamma radiation comes from depleted uranium, this clear spike in gamma radiation in Khmelnytskyi indicates that there was a very large stockpile of the DU munitions that were destroyed, raising the uranium dust into the air.

By comparison, the towns of Ternopil, Khmilnik, and Novaya Ushitsa remained at their apparent regular, base levels. This indicates that the Khmelnytskyi anomaly is indeed a spike and corroborates the claim that the stockpile in Khmelnytskyi contained DU munitions.”

Of course, the UK authorities dismissed the danger posed by these kinds of shells, the experience in Yugoslavia and Iraq has shown how deadly in the medium term these vaporized depleted uranium shells can be.

Ukraine is desperate for any bit of warring material its armed forces can lay their hands on, but depleted uranium shells would surely not be a model example of use. And yet, the UK, in an act of killing with kindness, is happy to fork them out to aid the cause against the Russians, despite the scandals, the alleged illnesses, and environmental harms.

Just because it is given to them does not mean they have to accept it.

The Ukrainian forces should give the whole matter a second thought: the effects of such weapons will not distinguish between the users, the targets, and the civilians. In the long run, it will also prove unsparing to the environment, which promises to be richly contaminated by the toxicity of such lingering munitions.

The US Department of Veterans Affairs outlines a few points on the matter in greater detail. “When a projectile made with Depleted Uranium penetrates a vehicle, small particles of DU can be formed and breathed in or swallowed by service members in the struck vehicle. Small DU fragments can also scatter and become embedded in muscle and soft tissue.”

It shows just how stupid and negligent Volodymyr Zelinsky is. This type of malfeasance puts his people in long term danger.

The use of so-called Depleted Uranium does not disperse but remains in the atmosphere. It is organo-toxic, mutagenic and carcinogenic to all living for 4.5 billion years.

The truth is that “The word “depleted” is a public relations spin. It makes it sound like the nuclear material is worn out.

It’s not. It’s uranium and yes it is radioactive and it creates long-term problems for areas where it is used in war.

Nuclear waste remains radioactive for billions of years, contaminating ground, water, and air, causing cancer, birth defects and death, although Depleted Uranium is allegedly “safe” for humans, according to Pentagon scientists.

Safe even though it is made to kill people? Stupidity never ceases to amaze me.

It is now known that Gulf War Syndrome was caused by the large-scale use of depleted uranium against Iraq in 1991. Additionally, about 70% (even possibly more) of Gulf War Veterans have had children born after the Gulf War with mutations, deformities, genetic disorders, and severe medical illnesses.

Since their use in the Gulf War, the Kosovo War. the Iraq War and Afghanistan, the use of such weapons has become increasingly dangerous. The use of such shells has been contentious to the point of being criminal, said to be carcinogenic, and a cause of birth defects.

Babies born without mouths and microcephaly have been found to be connected to the so-called safe radiation from Depleted Uranium radiation.

Causal analysis of the increasing rates of mutation, medical problems, and cancer in both foreign troops and local populations alike in Iraq and Afghanistan indicates that it is the military application of nuclear waste (Depleted Uranium) being used against civilian populations and resistance movements that is the cause.

A study examining a civilian population sample from Eastern Afghanistan, published in 2005, revealed that “contamination in Afghanistan with a source consistent with natural uranium has resulted in total concentrations up to 100 times higher than the normal range for various geographic and environmental areas throughout the world.”

Subsequent field research, notably in Iraq, has found instances of serious birth defects, including congenital heart disease, paralysis, missing limbs and neurological problems. While some of these outcomes can be attributable to other activities of the US military and its allies, the role of Depleted Uranium looms large.

The nature of such weaponry is also indiscriminate. As a law firm representing US war veterans acknowledges, those involved in campaigns, notably in Iraq, “may have been exposed to depleted uranium as a result of being in a vehicle that was hit by a projectile, being exposed to burning depleted uranium, or salvaging the wreckage of a vehicle that was hit by a depleted uranium projectile.”

The Department of Veterans Affairs has also admitted that DU is a “potential health hazard if it enters the body, such as through embedded fragments, contaminated wounds, and inhalation or ingestion.” It prefers, however, to treat each claim for a disability that might have been the result of DU poisoning “on a case-by-case basis.”

The claimed lack of unequivocal evidence linking such projectiles to adverse effects on the environment and humans has been a consistent theme in investigations – and a boon for militaries using them.

The more weapons there are, scattered among more countries, ungoverned by international accords, the greater the likelihood of miscalculation or accidental release of radiation.

There is also a risk of accidental launch of these weapons as well.

Back in January of 1995, we nearly met our nuclear end when an innocuous science rocket meant to analyze the northern lights triggered a launch alert – someone forgot to tell Russian radar technicians. The technicians sent an alert to Moscow suggesting that an American first strike might be incoming. This forced then-President Boris Yeltsin to decide if he should launch Russian nuclear weapons in retaliation.

It was the first time a Russian or Soviet leader had used a nuclear briefcase in response to an actual alert. Yeltsin concluded that it was not actually a first strike and did not retaliate.

Now, it seems that the cavalier attitude about launching nukes– puts us in a dangerous situation.

Georgiy Muradov, permanent representative of Crimea under Russian president Putin, told Russia’s state-run news agency RIA Novosti in an interview published on Friday that the U.K. may be turned “into a devastated territory” following the delivery of the weapons to Ukraine.

Britain became the first country to supply Ukraine with long-range cruise missiles. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has asked Western allies for long-range missiles for months to assist his country in defending against Russia. The Kremlin has warned that providing weapons capable of striking Russian territory could lead to escalation in the war.

The English island itself risks turning into a devastated territory after providing Ukraine with depleted uranium shells and long-range missiles aimed at the Russian Crimea,” said Muradov.

A nuclear disaster does not have to happen with intent – it could happen because of a miscalculation or accident.

Just like COVID-19, which people argue over whether it was an intentional release of the pathogen or an accident — the result is the same.

People die.

There is also long suffering from mutations and birth defects.

Nuclear wars and pandemics aren’t the same when it comes to death tolls. But they do share a penchant for culling the population, speeding along to worst-case scenarios while our indecisive bureaucratic structures trail them in the rearview. Like any other international crisis, they both depend on powerful people in rooms making decisions on behalf of the rest of humanity.

They also depend on the public’s implicit trust in those powers.

Events are unfolding at a quickening pace. Facing an alarming escalation in tensions around the world, we are looking to our most respected and renowned thought leaders for an honest assessment of both U.S. foreign and military policy to offer their most current thoughts and insights.

People have questions — the government forms vague answers. People are frustrated because the questions go unanswered and paranoia and conspiracy theory are the result.

The questions focus on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real-time. They directly address the role of the U.S. in the escalating tensions and its capacity to reduce them.

On June 3, 1980, at about two-thirty in the morning, computers at the National Military Command Center, beneath the Pentagon, at the headquarters of the North American Air Defense Command NORAD, deep within Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado, and at Site R, the Pentagon’s alternate command post center hidden inside Raven Rock Mountain, Pennsylvania, issued an urgent warning: the Soviet Union had just launched a nuclear attack on the United States. The Soviets had recently invaded Afghanistan, and the animosity between the two superpowers was greater than at any other time since the Cuban Missile Crisis.

U.S. Air Force ballistic-missile crews removed their launch keys from the safes, bomber crews ran to their planes, fighter planes took off to search the skies, and the Federal Aviation Administration prepared to order every airborne commercial airliner to land.

President Jimmy Carter’s national security adviser, Zbigniew Brzezinski, was asleep in Washington, D.C., when the phone rang. His military aide, General William Odom, was calling to inform him that two hundred and twenty missiles launched from Soviet submarines were heading toward the United States. Brzezinski told Odom to get confirmation of the attack. A retaliatory strike would have to be ordered quickly; Washington might be destroyed within minutes. Odom called back and offered a correction: twenty-two hundred Soviet missiles had been launched.

Brzezinski decided not to wake up his wife, preferring that she die in her sleep. As he prepared to call Carter and recommend an American counterattack, the phone rang for a third time. Odom apologized—it was a false alarm. An investigation later found that a defective computer chip in a communications device at NORAD headquarters had generated the erroneous warning.

The chip cost forty-six cents.

It is quite clear that NATO’s values have nothing to do with their purposes, and its commitment to democracy and law doesn’t stand up to scrutiny.

The Green Deals being proposed in Agenda 2030 are now proven to be a sham when the elite tell us they wish to preserve sustainability when they allow for depleted Uranium to make areas of the world uninhabitable.

This whole Ukrainian episode of the “Forever War” is more and more like a caricature every day. It’s no longer a Ukrainian war.

We have to abandon that propaganda narrative that we’ve been aiding and abetting. It’s not a war where “The Ukrainians did this, the Russians did this, the Ukrainians, the Russians…” and on and on.

That’s not what’s happening. It is–and has always been–a proxy war of the combined West against Russia. Absolutely every bit of that is true.

And now even the word “proxy” is getting to be a little worn out. It can now be said it is a pre-nuclear war because all they are using is foreign investment in weapons: missiles that shoot farther, uranium-depleted weapons.

All those things are overseen by NATO and by the US.

We all hear about the war crimes tribunal that Vladimir Putin is supposed to be facing when this is over.

Well, maybe the hangman will have a few other nooses on the ready-for-the-brain trust that has decided to use depleted uranium on civilians.

Written by Ron Patton


This post currently has 22 comments.

  1. John Weiner

    May 16, 2023 at 6:36 pm

    I heard several weeks ago that Russia had been using depleted uranium weapons in their war of aggression against Ukraine and the Ukrainians since day one of their wrongful invasion of Ukraine.

  2. LastOne207🌲

    May 16, 2023 at 6:49 pm

    CZAR 💩 TIN BOMBA 💥💥💥🎯
    Maybe a sneaky little “CLUB~K” hiding in your Hood Yo!!!Seen all the DAMN “Survey” flights in America and the Scandinavian countries the past 45 days………..SUS 🤔

  3. Pat

    May 16, 2023 at 7:28 pm

    When the Cold War ended. Where did the small suitcase nukes go? And lots of small nils missing? Make sure you have iodine tabs handy and take when radiation is detected. Stay up , if you can. Take care gear up. Prepair for the worst….

  4. joe

    May 16, 2023 at 7:46 pm

    HAHAHAHA theres no winners in WAR. Cobalt, hydrogen,neutron,photon,gamma,COLD FUSION, ANTI-Matter BOMBS we all DEAD>

  5. John Weiner

    May 16, 2023 at 7:46 pm

    It sounds like there is plenty of blame to go around, first starting with Russia for using them from the start, them bombing nuclear power plants, and let Bobby Francis start and stay there for a while and the Ukrainians for not doing a better job protecting and hiding them, and the media for not reporting this, but first and foremost the Russians for instigating it by bombing an ammo dump, especially if he knew that depleted uranium was there, since he has been using depleted uranium weapons since the start of his war of aggression in Ukraine, against Ukrainians.
    I have heard Ukraine now has the upper hand in Bachmood, and are giving it to the Russians, inflicting heavy casualties on them. It doesn’t sound like they are too desperate to me, right now.

  6. joe

    May 16, 2023 at 7:58 pm

    When all the Medias SAY the same thing its Call PROPAGANDA ,,,Means its all lies,,,,,

  7. Rusty

    May 16, 2023 at 8:32 pm

    We believe you
    No Doubt
    And every politician running in 2024 will need to take a position on this war
    That should be interesting, assuming we’re still here.

  8. John Weiner

    May 16, 2023 at 8:44 pm

    The fight to defend Ukraine is not one of the top causes for inflation or scarcity. They have been brewing since before Putin wrongly, wrongfully invaded Ukraine.
    As for the ramifications of his wrongful war in,/against Ukraine; Vladimir Putin should have thought about it long before he wrongly, wrongfully invaded Ukraine.
    On the verge of retaking Bachmood, Ukraine does not seem desperate to me.
    Vladimir Putin most certainly does have something devious and treacherous in mind.
    Vladimir Putin introduced depleted uranium into this war from the start, and he is worth over 70 billion dollars, ergo, he is the far more corrupt, afterall, he didn’ come by that selling Amway, door to door.

  9. John Weiner

    May 16, 2023 at 9:20 pm

    If Vladimir Putin had not initiated the use of depleted uranium weapons into his wrongful, illegal war against Ukraine and Ukrainians to begin with, President Zelensky probably would not be as interested in having, and or getting or using them, as he is.
    If Bobby Francis is so upset by the use of these depleted uranium weapons he should tell Vladimir Putin to stop using them; and that he should not have used them in the first place, and maybe President Zelensky would probably stop trying to acquire and use them.

  10. John Weiner

    May 16, 2023 at 9:32 pm

    Since Russia initiated this with their wrongful, malicious, malevolent invasion against Ukraine, and shelled nuclear power plants, they are the ones responsible for all of this mess. Vladimir Putin ignited this sad, sorry chain of events.
    One guy, who is not the head of state, and or government, like Vladimir Putin is, takes a bribe and the whole country is the most corrupt country in the world, really, Clyde, and you wonder why people call you one of ,” Putin’s waterboys.”

    • Interstellar77

      May 18, 2023 at 2:54 am

      Zelenskyy is a globalist WEF/NWO “puppet”. He attended Klaus Schwab’s “Young Global Leaders” academy. Ukraine is among the MOST corrupt countries in the world.
      We, the U.S., working in concert with Ukraine, Zelenskyy, the WEF/NWO, etc have been DELIBERATELY instigating and enflaming tensions, creating problems with Russia. We have installed bio-weapons labs all across Ukraine RIGHT IN Russia’s backyard, we have placed military bases in NATO countries nearby Russia, we have stored nuclear weapons in many of these same areas AIMED AT RUSSIA.
      How would WE feel, how would WE react if Russia we’re building military bases and stationing their troops, storing THEIR nukes AIMED right at US in OUR “backyard” such as, say, Mexico or Central America, Canada, etc?
      We would FLIP OUT, would NOT allow that to happen period. So, understandably Russia has had enough.
      We vilify Russia and target them because they won’t “toe the line” and submit to U.S. AND WEF/NWO global dominion, in a basic nutshell.
      Of course, there are some other underlying things at play here.
      I don’t think anyone (and certainly NOT myself) is siding with Russia or anything like that, but just trying to take a fair objective approach.

      Also, there is most definitely more than meets the eye with the Ukraine/Russia conflict -at least IN PART (or MAYBE entirely for all we know) U.S. and globalists are using this whole thing as a sort of “lab experiment” for implementing their “Great Reset” agenda.
      The “victims” in this area purely the Ukrainian people. But Zelenskyy and the Ukrainian govt. (in concert with others) are actually the “bad guys” here. The “globalists” are at the heart of it all!

  11. John Weiner

    May 16, 2023 at 10:05 pm

    All this actually started in 2004, when Vladimir Putin tried to assassinate Victor Yanuskavic when he was about to win the Ukrainian presidency, leading to ,” THE ORANGE REVOLUTION.”
    Then for time’s sake we ship ahead to Vladimir Putin’s wrongful invasion of and war against Ukraine and Ukrainians, in which he has used depleted uranium weapons from day one in, on, and against Ukrainians,ergo they want depleted uranium weapons to defend themselves, against Russia, and use them against Russia, and maybe Russians the way Russia and Russians have used depleted uranium weapons against themselves, themselves, the Ukrainians.

  12. joe

    May 17, 2023 at 2:36 am

    THE TRILLIONAIRES are going too make a move//// theres about a hundred un documented trillionaires / bin mahomed spent 900 billion this year building abu

  13. SARGE

    May 17, 2023 at 6:24 am


  14. SARGE

    May 17, 2023 at 7:09 am


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