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Our political elders
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Historic Corruption
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Sleazy Slimeball or Slimy Sleazebag?
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The Trump Administration
Jump to new posts Re: Another Solution by Greger @ Today at 02:48 AM

Solar and wind are the future. Both China and India are leading the world in their investment in renewables. They aren't likely to go back to coal or nuclear. Uncounted fortunes have been spent on nuclear research and all we have to show for it is a
The Trump Administration
Jump to new posts Re: Another Solution by Jeffery J. Haas @ Today at 02:00 AM

Originally Posted By: pondering_it_all They can be drop-in modules that power companies can buy and put right to work. Get out of this one-up 10 year nuclear power plant design and custom build cycle. Just think: One standard design approved by th
The Trump Administration
Jump to new posts Re: ICE - the new gestapo by pondering_it_all @ Yesterday at 11:24 PM

The very bad policy at fault is not having a translator available for intake interviews when you take immigrants into voluntary custody. All they had was Spanish speakers, but this was a Mayan family that did not speak or understand Spanish. The gi
Politics In General
Jump to new posts Re: What Left? by pondering_it_all @ Yesterday at 11:16 PM

True, but they should be right up front with it when they campaign. Like "Here's a list of government functions I plan to destroy."
The Trump Administration
Jump to new posts Re: Another Solution by pondering_it_all @ Yesterday at 11:11 PM

We really need somebody rich to decide to build a thorium reactor. That seems to be the only way we get things done now in the US. The companies that build reactors in the US are unlikely to enter a new design era because of their patents, etc. Bu
The Trump Administration
Jump to new posts Re: Another Solution by jgw @ Yesterday at 09:35 PM

https://www.energy.gov/ne/nuclear-reactor-technologies/small-modular-nuclear-reactors https://www.powermag.com/big-gains-for-tiny-nuclear-reactors/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Small_modular_reactor https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_small_modula
The Trump Administration
Jump to new posts Re: Justice is coming by Jeffery J. Haas @ Yesterday at 08:46 PM

It appears Trump wants Mick Mulvaney as Chief of Staff, yes? Oops...by installing a Senate confirmed official as CoS, it seems Trump might now be the first POTUS to have a Chief of Staff that can be forced to testify before Congress.
The Trump Administration
Jump to new posts Re: Another Solution by Jeffery J. Haas @ Yesterday at 07:46 PM

The Trump Administration
Jump to new posts Re: Another Solution by Jeffery J. Haas @ Yesterday at 07:35 PM

Nope, in typical modern American fashion, we're going to wait till the Indians and Chinese start cranking out thorium reactors instead. THEN we'll suddenly get the bright idea to try it, and all of our thorium reactors will be designed and built by,
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Jump to new posts Re: The new socialists didn't win by Jeffery J. Haas @ Yesterday at 07:30 PM

Even if everything he's worked on could be argued as being socialist, do what Madison Avenue does when a label is found to be a turnoff, give it a new label fer chrissakes! Why is it that people cannot grasp this simple piece of marketing wisdom? S
Politics In General
Jump to new posts Re: What Left? by Jeffery J. Haas @ Yesterday at 07:24 PM

When Republicans talk about government being a failure, they aren't complaining, they're boasting. It's not a bug, it's a feature!
The Trump Administration
Jump to new posts Re: Justice is coming by rporter314 @ Yesterday at 07:02 PM

the difference is between government policies and personal corruption. Both will have their place in historical ignominy. I believe the Grand Experiment is a Work in Progress and my hope is we learn the right lessons from our mistakes.
The RoundTable
Jump to new posts Re: RoundTable for December 2018 by pdx rick @ Yesterday at 06:02 PM

All of the investigations that Fatboy is under:
The Trump Administration
Jump to new posts Re: Justice is coming by Bored Member @ Yesterday at 05:15 PM

If you compare this to the atrocities committed in Viet Nam and Cambodia in the 60s & 70s or the invasion of Iraq and the murders of 100s of thousands of civilians in the 2000s and nobody in a position of power has been charged with war crimes, t
The Trump Administration
Jump to new posts Re: ICE - the new gestapo by NW Ponderer @ Yesterday at 05:03 PM

I should clarify my last post. This killing was administered by Customs and Border Patrol, not ICE - although both are administered by DHS. The question about Kirstjen Nielsen, is she more Heinrich Mueller or Heinrich Himmler? More clarification: T
The RoundTable
Jump to new posts Re: RoundTable for December 2018 by NW Ponderer @ Yesterday at 04:52 PM

Originally Posted By: pondering_it_allCome next election, opponents are going to use those betrayals of citizen votes to great advantage. You can get away with lots of things, but that is something that will come back and bite you in the ass.Let us
The Trump Administration
Jump to new posts Re: Justice is coming by pondering_it_all @ Yesterday at 07:31 AM

Trump is looking for a new Chief of Staff and everybody is running out the door! Apparently, they all think that's a good way to wind up in prison. Nobody wants to be the Main Steward on the Trumptanic. It will be interesting to see if Sessions ge
The RoundTable
Jump to new posts Re: RoundTable for December 2018 by pondering_it_all @ Yesterday at 06:47 AM

I note that GOP majority legislators in several states are doing their best to ignore or gut citizen initiatives. Right now that's happening in Michigan, Utah, and some other states. I predict that those legislators are going to learn the hard way
The RoundTable
Jump to new posts Re: RoundTable for December 2018 by NW Ponderer @ Yesterday at 05:47 AM

Justice Roberts says there are no "Obama" judges, or "Bush" judges. Bull. Judge Reed O'Connor puts the baldface lie to that. This is an ideologue Bush judge. Like virtually every Trump appointee, and most Bush appointees, he's
The RoundTable
Jump to new posts Re: RoundTable for December 2018 by pondering_it_all @ Yesterday at 05:24 AM

A federal judge in Texas has just found ACA unconstitutional. His reasoning is that Obama's people said the mandate was critical, and since the mandate penalty is now zero the whole thing has to go. Seems a bit cart-before-the-horse to me but some
The Trump Administration
Jump to new posts Re: ICE - the new gestapo by NW Ponderer @ Yesterday at 01:57 AM

The more I learn about this little girl's death the more pissed I get. This is manslaughter, pure and simple.
Politics In General
Jump to new posts Re: What Left? by pondering_it_all @ Yesterday at 01:44 AM

I had a little epiphany today. I realized that the most important political idea is that you shouldn't let people who hate government and want it to fail, run the government. Right there is the basic problem. Republicans want government to fail, so
The Trump Administration
Jump to new posts Re: Another Solution by pondering_it_all @ Yesterday at 01:10 AM

But it actually has a much better chance of getting a lot cleaner and safer. We could start cranking out Thorium reactors and that would go a long way toward better. Did you know that burning coal releases more radiation into the atmosphere than al
The Trump Administration
Jump to new posts Re: Justice is coming by Ken Condon @ Yesterday at 01:08 AM

Quote:shrooooms Is that the sound of history passing by licitly split?
The Trump Administration
Jump to new posts Re: Another Solution by Greger @ Yesterday at 12:56 AM

Clean nuclear energy is a lot like clean coal...no such thing.
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