MX Malt Liquor

MX Malt Liquor

By mike flugennockTuesday - September 1st, 1981Categories: Reagan Years, war and peaceTags:,

Come ’round the bend, you know it’s the end –
the fireman screams, and the engine just gleams!

–grateful dead

Smoke-In’s over, summer was survivable, time to quit bitching and get back to some ball-busting.

The MX “Peacekeeper” mobile launcher system was, basically, an entire railroad designed to move MX launchers from one bunker to the next, presumably with the idea that if you ran an atom bomb railroad, you could keep your atom bombs from being hit so easily — because, as everybody in the atom bomb business will tell you: it only takes one to hit it.

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Just how the beer ad analogy came in, I don’t quite remember… something about “Night Train” wine, or the Schlitz Malt Liquor Bull, or something…

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