Our House is a Very Very Very Fine House, with Missiles in the Yard…

So Mr. Shakes sends me this article from the BBC about a former US intercontinental ballistic missile base being offered on eBay for a mere $1.5 million that the seller claims is a "gorgeous" property which could make a great summer camp or resort. (Here's the listing, if you're interested.) Says the BBC: "It is the ideal home for an aspiring James Bond villain, or an anxious survivalist seeking a refuge that can withstand an atomic bomb."

I was thinking, "Who on earth would have both the inclination and the resources to buy something like that?" But of course the answer is obvious.

Casa de Dick

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