"A popular government without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or a Tragedy; or, perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power knowledge gives."


Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Atomic Rhapsody-Birth of Atomic Energy-MAD-Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD)-The Deceit of Atomic Power Proponents

The "New Atomic Bomb," NUCLEAR POWER, is as economically dangerous as an atomic weapon to our economy. The costs of radioactive atomic power are revealed in this article. http://www.salon.com/news/feature/2008/06/02/nuclear_power_price/ #
http://www.nirs.org/falsepromises.pdf (article quotes) "Reactors remain dangerous; catastrophic accidents can and likely will occur... " "Subsequent inspections from 2000 through 2002 revealed that a substantially large number of reactor operators ignored their agreed-upon Corrective Action Programs. Instead many operators substituted unapproved and largely unanalyzed “operator manual actions” rather than fix the bogus fire barriers..." " The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has documented nearly 200 “near misses” to serious reactor accidents in the US since 1986, eight of which involved a risk of a core meltdown that was greater than one in 1,000." The deceit of the nuclear industry is exposed in the "False Promises" expose.


"Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb ." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gb0mxcpPOU
Atomic Beautiful Day, "MAD World"
Tsar Bomba, History of the largest bomb in the world:

"The only way to win Word War III is to prevent it" - Dwight Eisenhower

Nuclear explosion N├╝kleer Felaket
Nuclear Weapons Yesterday and Tomorrow
Fluke -Atomic Bomb

The "New Nuclear Bomb," NUCLEAR POWER, is as economically dangerous as a nuclear weapon to our economy, it is supported by alledgedly intelligent people. Unfortunately many of those people who support the "new bomb" apparently seem to be lacking good sense and veracity. Nuclear Power is not sustainable energy nor is it clean, safe or cheap, those that say it is clean, safe and cheap are simply not telling the truth. In the world of Nuclear Surety, this claim raises questions as to the reliability of those who support nuclear power with their false claims. ( "Long standing reactor safety violations go without NRC enforcement." http://www.nirs.org/falsepromises.pdf ) Nuclear power supporters have developed a massive propaganda campaign attempting to hide the dangers and the costs of nuclear power.
The following is an article concerning the cost of nuclear power from "salon.com".
"What do they know that scores of utility executives and the Economist don't? Nothing, actually. Nuclear power still has so many problems that unless the federal government shovels tens of billions of dollars more in subsidies to the industry, and then shoves it down the throat of U.S. utilities and the public with mandates, it is unlikely to see a significant renaissance in this country. Nor is nuclear power likely to make up even 10 percent of the solution to the climate problem globally. "
"Why? In a word, cost. Many other technologies can deliver more low-carbon power at far less cost. As a 2003 MIT study, "The Future of Nuclear Energy," concluded: "The prospects for nuclear energy as an option are limited" by many "unresolved problems," of which "high relative cost" is only one. Others include environment, safety and health issues, nuclear proliferation concerns, and the challenge of long-term waste management. "
"Since new nuclear power now costs more than double what the MIT report assumed -- three times what the Economist called "too costly to matter" -- let me focus solely on the unresolved problem of cost. While safety, proliferation and waste issues get most of the publicity, nuclear plants have become so expensive that cost overwhelms the other problems. "
http://www.salon.com/news/feature/2008/06/02/nuclear_power_price/ #

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