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MilitarismFTL Donating Member (37 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-04-10 08:06 AM
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67. Yes, indeed.
Because coal is the way to go? I think the idea is that we should be searching for different alt energy solutions. People who nay-say nuclear technology seem to be using 1975 models when comparing to other types of energy. I can't imagine how ridiculous it would seem to shift to solar/wind based on the relative prices of those alt energy technologies in 1975. Here, how about you do some of your own research like I did and come to your own conclusions. My research is posted here: http://policytotheleft.blogspot.com/2010/03/nuclear-pow...

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  -So you PRO Nuke people don't think some company will bypass safety to make a buck??? KansasVoter  May-03-10 01:16 PM   #0 
  - a lot of unreccing this morning from pro-nuke, pro-oil factions  villager   May-03-10 01:19 PM   #1 
  - I'm just quessing that a few weeks ago  G_j   May-03-10 01:23 PM   #6 
  - And the same ones are 100% pro National Biometric ID cards  Echo In Light   May-03-10 01:35 PM   #17 
  - If this makes it to the top tens we'll be able to work out exactly how many of them there are.  Turborama   May-03-10 01:32 PM   #10 
  - If you saw a list of user names it would immediately strike you as obvious  Echo In Light   May-03-10 02:51 PM   #50 
     - Current amount is 14  Turborama   May-03-10 10:52 PM   #66 
  - No, They won't to make a buck. That's why we need seroious REGULATION!!  FreeJG   May-04-10 01:08 PM   #69 
  - You're right shut it all down - unplug the frig there'll be no need for that either  bridgit   May-03-10 01:19 PM   #2 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-03-10 01:25 PM   #7 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   May-03-10 01:33 PM   #12 
     - That other industries can't accidentally kill 5,000 people in a weeks time.  KansasVoter   May-03-10 01:42 PM   #23 
        - More than 12,000 people have died in airline crashes in the last 10 years...  SidDithers   May-03-10 02:02 PM   #35 
        - Also the largest loss of life in an energy disaster was 171,000 people dead  Statistical   May-03-10 02:12 PM   #39 
        - and then there's this --  Donnachaidh   May-03-10 02:18 PM   #42 
        - Key difference...  Chulanowa   May-03-10 02:35 PM   #49 
        - But that is exactly the point...  ljm2002   May-03-10 03:21 PM   #54 
           - Of course there are risks  Chulanowa   May-03-10 05:34 PM   #62 
              - My point is this:  ljm2002   May-04-10 10:34 AM   #68 
                 - Meanwhile, the Palin Sea continues to grow...  Chulanowa   May-04-10 01:54 PM   #74 
        - Shhh! Chernobyl doesn't really count. 100,000 Ukrainian lives = 1 American.  leveymg   May-03-10 03:16 PM   #53 
           - The navy has run 5700 reactor years without incident  Pavulon   May-03-10 05:17 PM   #58 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   May-03-10 02:19 PM   #44 
           - How many have died in the US from nuclear power?...nt  SidDithers   May-03-10 05:03 PM   #56 
           - No you have a choice Coal, Nukes, or kneepads  Pavulon   May-03-10 05:24 PM   #61 
        - Sure they can. Doctors do every years. Especially sleepy ones(nt)  Pavulon   May-03-10 05:16 PM   #57 
        - And that has not happened here, nor will it ever  Teka   May-04-10 02:41 PM   #76 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   May-03-10 01:52 PM   #29 
  - Maybe because nuclear industry is actually regulated unlike oil/gas industry?  Statistical   May-03-10 01:20 PM   #3 
  - So they have never had a intentional violation? Please say they haven't!!! :-)  KansasVoter   May-03-10 01:32 PM   #11 
  - Of course they have.  Statistical   May-03-10 01:35 PM   #16 
     - How do autos kill millions of people a year in the US?  KansasVoter   May-03-10 02:17 PM   #41 
     - Well if you want to look at US fatalities only is roughly 42,000 per year.  Statistical   May-03-10 02:25 PM   #47 
     - And doctors mis-diagnose and mis-dose patients  underseasurveyor   May-04-10 01:21 PM   #71 
  - Explain the great power of regulators and whistle-blowers to Karen Silkwood. nt  T Wolf   May-03-10 01:35 PM   #15 
  - I'm really surprised someone hasn't yet said  underseasurveyor   May-04-10 02:37 PM   #75 
  - MMS routinely sends on-site inspectors to offshore rigs...  makokun   May-03-10 02:59 PM   #52 
  - no nuke power!  Whisp   May-03-10 01:22 PM   #4 
  - IF you knew the facts, you'd know that Chernobyl could not happen  Teka   May-04-10 02:45 PM   #77 
     - you will never convince me that humans are mistakeless in ANYTHING.  Whisp   May-04-10 07:04 PM   #79 
  - Incase you didn't know  dipsydoodle   May-03-10 01:23 PM   #5 
  - Trust Us, Inc  Echo In Light   May-03-10 01:28 PM   #8 
  - True. I recommend we never ever do anything, because companies will want to cheat.  BlooInBloo   May-03-10 01:31 PM   #9 
  - Hey Cobol Boy.........lets not do anything where we can kill 1,000 people accidently!  KansasVoter   May-03-10 01:33 PM   #13 
     - So you are for banning....  Statistical   May-03-10 01:36 PM   # 
     - How does that apply, Nukes are an industry where a major accident could kill 1000s?  KansasVoter   May-03-10 01:39 PM   #21 
        - 9/11 + airlines = 3000 casualities in a matter of hours.  Statistical   May-03-10 01:44 PM   #24 
           - Even Condi said, no one could have foreseen an airplane being flown into a building.  underseasurveyor   May-03-10 01:49 PM   #25 
           - LOL...you made my point. No one assumed that could happen but it did!!! Thanks!  KansasVoter   May-03-10 01:53 PM   #30 
              - So you are going to ban airlines first right.  Statistical   May-03-10 01:56 PM   #34 
                 - Building solar and wind power plants before we build more nuke plants is a crazy idea.  underseasurveyor   May-03-10 02:04 PM   #36 
                    - I support wind & solar & hydro but I also support nuclear.  Statistical   May-03-10 02:07 PM   #37 
                    - How many wind farms to run NYC?  Pavulon   May-03-10 05:23 PM   #60 
                       - How many nuke accidents would it take to wipe out New York?  underseasurveyor   May-04-10 01:34 PM   #73 
     - lol cobol.  BlooInBloo   May-03-10 01:37 PM   #19 
        - Only you and I can understand that! :-)  KansasVoter   May-03-10 01:54 PM   #31 
           - Well durr. Because anyone else who might recognize it is dead.  BlooInBloo   May-03-10 01:55 PM   #33 
              - I started coding it in 1976 in high school. Thought it was the best thing ever.  KansasVoter   May-03-10 02:11 PM   #38 
                 - Well I was still in the single digits at that time, so I never experienced the verbose joys of it.  BlooInBloo   May-03-10 02:14 PM   #40 
                    - So you must have done c++ or fortran to start? I am coding C++ iPhone apps now and relearning C++  KansasVoter   May-03-10 02:18 PM   #43 
                       - Basic and machine language we my first. As a wee lad back in the trs80/c-64 days....  BlooInBloo   May-03-10 02:23 PM   #45 
  - Don't you pro-oil people think that more nukes mean less oil spills?  HiFructosePronSyrup   May-03-10 01:34 PM   #14 
  - Don't you PRO Coal people think enough people have died in mining accidents this year?...  SidDithers   May-03-10 01:36 PM   #18 
  - The way to guarantee safety with nuke plants  guitar man   May-03-10 01:38 PM   #20 
  - Or build them in Washington DC  KansasVoter   May-03-10 01:39 PM   #22 
     - yeah  guitar man   May-03-10 01:50 PM   #26 
  - This covers it  liberal N proud   May-03-10 01:51 PM   #27 
  - Come now! They would never do that! I trust them.  Better Believe It   May-03-10 01:51 PM   #28 
  - LOL.....some might need the Sarcasm icon! :-)  KansasVoter   May-03-10 01:55 PM   #32 
  - FYI - in the 1970's I briefly worked in security at a nuclear plant.  Vinca   May-03-10 02:23 PM   #46 
  - And this is why mandatory goods should not be market goods  Chulanowa   May-03-10 02:31 PM   #48 
  - well said  G_j   May-03-10 02:55 PM   #51 
  - I believe in oil, coal and nuke power only in other nations  truedelphi   May-03-10 04:50 PM   #55 
  - Please tell me EXACTLY how to generate 137 gigawatt baseload to keep lights on  Pavulon   May-03-10 05:20 PM   #59 
  - K&R  maryf   May-03-10 05:55 PM   #63 
  - As someone who supports nuclear power when done correctly,  Heywood J   May-03-10 06:17 PM   #64 
  - Oh heaven forbid! The nuclear energy people would NEVER do that! They are GOOD people.  Kablooie   May-03-10 10:04 PM   #65 
  - Yes, indeed.  MilitarismFTL   May-04-10 08:06 AM   #67 
  - No they don't  kristopher   May-04-10 05:02 PM   #78 
  - I found the solution for you.  progressoid   May-04-10 01:14 PM   #70 
  - I tend to see science and safety as two wholly and separate issues...  LanternWaste   May-04-10 01:27 PM   #72 
 

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