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TrogL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-18-08 03:03 PM
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20. Ontario, Canada has been running nuclear as its main electrical supply for decades
...with little or no problems.
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  -Stuff I learned from the pro-nuclear crowd... JackRiddler  Jun-18-08 01:22 PM   #0 
  - Beautiful! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jun-18-08 01:27 PM   #1 
  - The reason for your ignorance on the matter  spoony   Jun-18-08 01:28 PM   #2 
  - The reason for your defensiveness must be...  ColbertWatcher   Jun-18-08 01:30 PM   #4 
  - The most unforgivable thing  spoony   Jun-18-08 01:36 PM   #6 
     - And yet...  ColbertWatcher   Jun-18-08 01:38 PM   #7 
        - Refute *WHAT*? The statements are made of straw. CHEAP straw.  bean fidhleir   Jun-18-08 02:34 PM   #16 
           - LOL!  ColbertWatcher   Jun-18-08 03:01 PM   #17 
              - *sigh*  bean fidhleir   Jun-18-08 04:08 PM   #26 
                 - You're funny.  ColbertWatcher   Jun-19-08 12:12 AM   #47 
                 - If you desperately need to laugh, I suppose so.  bean fidhleir   Jun-19-08 04:42 AM   #53 
                    - LOL! You're not making sense...  ColbertWatcher   Jun-19-08 05:19 AM   #54 
                       - When you don't have anything substantive to say, why not keep quiet? (nt)  bean fidhleir   Jun-19-08 06:29 AM   #55 
                          - Are you hearing anything?  ColbertWatcher   Jun-19-08 06:34 AM   #56 
                             - "Don't you mean if I don't agree with you I should stop posting?"  bean fidhleir   Jun-19-08 07:01 AM   #57 
                 - Thanks for your comments...  JackRiddler   Jun-19-08 12:41 AM   #49 
                    - Were it within my remit, I'd spend an order of magnitude more than $70G.  bean fidhleir   Jun-19-08 04:28 AM   #51 
                       - Clearly, I agree. But I was being "moderate"...  JackRiddler   Jun-19-08 10:47 AM   #59 
                          - I should have realized that. Apologies. And strong agreement.  bean fidhleir   Jun-19-08 11:12 AM   #61 
  - The OP Forgot #13  AndyTiedye   Jun-18-08 01:39 PM   #9 
  - If you have a reasonable stance against it, fine. Spreading lies is ignorant.  spoony   Jun-18-08 01:43 PM   #10 
  - Actually, I believe all of those statements are from DU posts...  MercutioATC   Jun-18-08 01:48 PM   #13 
  - Certainly not. I invoke my First Amendment right of satiric re-statement.  JackRiddler   Jun-18-08 01:50 PM   #14 
     - Well, I recognized the "Chernobyl is habitable because plants and animals live there"  MercutioATC   Jun-18-08 01:55 PM   #15 
     - True. That one's near-verbatim and others on the list are pretty accurate paraphrases, too. n/t  JackRiddler   Jun-18-08 03:04 PM   #21 
     - WHAT! This is satire!? n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jun-18-08 03:02 PM   #18 
  - No, I think he got it about right.  girl gone mad   Jun-19-08 04:32 AM   #52 
  - What you said right there...  libnnc   Jun-18-08 01:28 PM   #3 
  - I think nuclear energy  mrbscott19   Jun-18-08 01:34 PM   #5 
  - I like black lung disease.  Bill McBlueState   Jun-18-08 01:39 PM   #8 
  - I forgot that one - file it under the "gotchas"...  JackRiddler   Jun-18-08 03:03 PM   #19 
     - I'm sure we're both against black lung disease.  ColbertWatcher   Jun-18-08 03:04 PM   #22 
  - sounds like a conversation I had with a guy named Clint  proud patriot   Jun-18-08 01:46 PM   #11 
  - Great. Going to the opposite extreme really leads to progress.  anigbrowl   Jun-18-08 01:48 PM   #12 
  - Ontario, Canada has been running nuclear as its main electrical supply for decades  TrogL   Jun-18-08 03:03 PM   #20 
  - I'm sure there is a substantial chance that new-design reactors can operate for decades...  JackRiddler   Jun-18-08 03:33 PM   #23 
  - Once again what of the waste? Decades vs 24 Centuries  XOKCowboy   Jun-18-08 06:16 PM   #31 
     - "are safely disposing" or "could safely dispose"? There are MANY things not being done well,  bean fidhleir   Jun-19-08 10:52 AM   #60 
  - It's funny stuff.  Bornaginhooligan   Jun-18-08 03:37 PM   #24 
  - Hey, that one's better than mine: "Chernobyl doesn't count because the people who ran it  JackRiddler   Jun-18-08 03:47 PM   #25 
  - Wow. You really love playing the Chernobyl card, don't you?  Dark   Jun-18-08 04:39 PM   #27 
  - Not at all. Love has nothing to do with it.  JackRiddler   Jun-18-08 06:02 PM   #28 
  - In the 70's NIPSCO was trying to build a nuclear facility just across a short stretch of ...  NNN0LHI   Jun-18-08 06:09 PM   #29 
  - 14) Some genetic mutations can be good !  Overseas   Jun-18-08 06:09 PM   #30 
  - If you didn't insist on being rude, AND arrogant, AND clueless, I'd be happy to enlighten you.  TheWraith   Jun-18-08 07:15 PM   #32 
  - It's a humor piece.  JackRiddler   Jun-18-08 08:13 PM   #33 
     - I'm with you. Nobody yet has explained how you can safely store/decomtaminate the waste  XOKCowboy   Jun-18-08 08:31 PM   #34 
        - The waste will become less deadly over time.  NutmegYankee   Jun-18-08 11:32 PM   #37 
           - Please define time in your context...  XOKCowboy   Jun-18-08 11:41 PM   #41 
              - The most dangerous waste is hundreds of years.  NutmegYankee   Jun-18-08 11:51 PM   #42 
  - And I just learned that some pro-nukers behave exactly like 9/11 "debunkers.."  warren pease   Jun-18-08 10:49 PM   #35 
  - Damn I wish I could recommend your post...  XOKCowboy   Jun-18-08 10:55 PM   #36 
  - seconded  libnnc   Jun-18-08 11:38 PM   #40 
  - That post is a top 10 something!  JackRiddler   Jun-19-08 12:33 AM   #48 
  - Well said. Now cut and paste it, then recycle it into every pro-Nnew-cue-lur post from now on.  DCKit   Jun-19-08 01:23 AM   #50 
  - Excellent rant!  HamdenRice   Jun-19-08 07:08 AM   #58 
  - You forgot this. Yucca Mountain is already compromised from past nuclear  Cleita   Jun-18-08 11:34 PM   #38 
  - My lord they forgot of three mile island?  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-18-08 11:35 PM   #39 
  - The air raid alarms are wonderful and the pills for radioactivity that  Cleita   Jun-18-08 11:52 PM   #43 
     - Didn't say they were safe  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-18-08 11:57 PM   #44 
        - Well, the only good thing about the alarms is that when there is a power  Cleita   Jun-19-08 12:00 AM   #45 
  - Wow. That sounds just like the baloney they try to feed you...  two gun sid   Jun-19-08 12:05 AM   #46 
  - It is, however, the least-awful solution in the short term. I repeat: *short* term  bean fidhleir   Jun-19-08 01:04 PM   #62 
     - I am of the opinion that we should not do nuclear power  two gun sid   Jun-19-08 01:27 PM   #63 
     - Excuse me but once the foot is in the door or the proverbial camel  Cleita   Jun-19-08 01:29 PM   #64 
     - On one level, you're right. The last time I checked, the amount of uranium  bean fidhleir   Jun-19-08 02:40 PM   #68 
     - The best and cheapest short term power sources are energy efficiency and wind.  diane in sf   Jun-19-08 01:35 PM   #65 
        - Energy efficiency is good. How tough do you think we could get on ourselves?  bean fidhleir   Jun-19-08 03:12 PM   #72 
  - France? ..............anyone? ....I CONSTANTLY see them left out of the equation! Do we hate them?  uponit7771   Jun-19-08 01:38 PM   #66 
  - They've put themselves in quite a bind.  JackRiddler   Jun-19-08 02:48 PM   #70 
  - They recycle their waste till the half life is nothing (relatively) and they use such small amounts  uponit7771   Jun-19-08 02:51 PM   #71 
  - One poster told us to "move to France"  spoony   Jun-19-08 06:28 PM   #73 
     - Well at least it makes more sense, dumb as it is.  JackRiddler   Jun-19-08 08:40 PM   #74 
  - The Maginot Line wasn't penetrated. The Germans just went  deaniac21   Jun-19-08 02:06 PM   #67 
     - As I am well aware. The point being...  JackRiddler   Jun-19-08 02:47 PM   #69 
        - k  JackRiddler   Jun-20-08 09:55 AM   #75 

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