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Terror suspect worked at nuke plants
Associated Press ^ | March 11, 2010 | WAYNE PARRY and GEOFF MULVIHILL

Posted on 03/11/2010 5:55:22 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY

BUENA, N.J. (AP) -- A spokesman for a group of nuclear power plants in New Jersey says a U.S. man charged in Yemen with being a member of al-Qaida had previously worked at the plants.

PSEG Nuclear spokesman Joe Delmar says Sharif Mobley worked as a laborer for several contractors at its three plants on Artificial Island in Lower Alloways Creek from 2002 to 2008 carrying supplies and doing maintenance work.

Delmar says he satisfied federal background checks as recently as 2008.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: islam; jihad

1 posted on 03/11/2010 5:55:22 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

We should not be alarmed this is the new norm in washington


2 posted on 03/11/2010 6:02:42 PM PST by truthbetold11 (truthbetold11)
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To: truthbetold11; Free ThinkerNY

Actually, we should be, because he knows the nuke plant inside out, and can aid terrorists with valuable info for an armed assault and bomb attack on a nuke plant.


3 posted on 03/11/2010 6:18:33 PM PST by myknowledge (F-22 Raptor: World's Largest Distributor of Sukhoi parts!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Diversity is our strength!


4 posted on 03/11/2010 6:19:00 PM PST by TSgt (RE-ELECT NOBODY - VOTE THEM ALL OUT!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hey Abdul, got any spare uranium?

OOOHHHHHUUUUAAAAHHHHH!!!!!!

5 posted on 03/11/2010 6:20:05 PM PST by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

But we should feel good about other great protective measures, such as the TSA... /s


6 posted on 03/11/2010 6:24:13 PM PST by elpinta (DC, TSA: things that make me puke.)
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To: devolve; ntnychik; PhilDragoo; Free ThinkerNY

[he satisfied federal background checks as recently as 2008.]
- and Obama never has.....
Just shows how infiltrated we are.


7 posted on 03/11/2010 6:25:30 PM PST by potlatch (- What a co-inky-stink!)
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To: potlatch

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Obama has encouraged the affirmitive recruitment and hiring of Muslims since he invaded the White House


8 posted on 03/11/2010 6:34:18 PM PST by devolve ( . . . . . . . . . Sarah Palin can spell corpsmen . . . . . . .)
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To: potlatch

Funny. When I worked in nukes, the guards were there to keep you inside if there was a scram. Hope they’ve smartened a tad in the last couple decades.


9 posted on 03/11/2010 6:34:41 PM PST by glock rocks (Wait, what?)
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To: devolve

I know that well, lol.


10 posted on 03/11/2010 6:39:11 PM PST by potlatch (- What a co-inky-stink!)
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To: glock rocks

[Hope they’ve smartened a tad in the last couple decades.[

Well - they would have - had Obama not become President, lol.
Scary place to have terror suspects working, just like the airlines, food supply, and EVERYTHING!


11 posted on 03/11/2010 6:42:23 PM PST by potlatch (- What a co-inky-stink!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Chertoff was too busy going after Ramos and Compean.
12 posted on 03/11/2010 6:52:22 PM PST by Perchant
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To: Free ThinkerNY
This needs to be resolved. But I am more concerned about the one in the WH, and what he is learning about our national security?

"It's not G bless America it's G d America."

"My muslim faith."


13 posted on 03/11/2010 6:56:31 PM PST by takenoprisoner (Freedom Watch: fight for freedom with everything you have.)
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To: glock rocks

This place is the second largest nuclear site in the country.

Certainly not the only site that might be prone to those that would seek to sabotage it or worse.

I spent a few hours going thru and hanging around security folks at nuke plants too.

Never met a sleeping guard,, and rarely an unarmed one..

but that’s been a few years and many more.. ;-)


14 posted on 03/11/2010 6:56:51 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Chuck DeVore - CA Senator. Believe.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

When even the U.S. Army can’t do a reasonable threat assessment on an officer on record as saying and doing the things that the Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan did, why would we expect better from a casual background check by a civilian employer?

It is going to take another 9/11 event before we throw this PC nonsense overboard, if then. I am not at all happy to be making this prediction.


15 posted on 03/11/2010 7:03:58 PM PST by FreedomPoster (No Representation without Taxation!)
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To: truthbetold11

“We should not be alarmed this is the new norm in washington”


Funny you should say that. While alarmed; I am not surprised anymore—considering they’ve infiltrated our military and we have a commander in chief that’s sympathetic to Islam.


16 posted on 03/11/2010 7:07:07 PM PST by CommieCutter ("You wanted the presidency, you got it, now FIX THE DAMN ECONOMY!!!!" ----YankeeReb)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Just another SOA.

But was this one a Democrat?

Obama Transition Committee again?

Secret Czar? Helper of Holder?


17 posted on 03/11/2010 7:27:24 PM PST by Diogenesis ("Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God." --Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
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18 posted on 03/11/2010 7:38:06 PM PST by rfp1234
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To: Free ThinkerNY

A guy called in to the Michael Savage show the other night. This guy had served time for forging documents , not sure if that is exactly what he said. Anyhow, he said you can come up with a new identity in background in about 2 wks. Social Security workers will take money to provide numbers so will others such as DMV employees take bribes to give an id.

This nuke plant worker could have bought his background check.
We aren’t safe from terrorists.


19 posted on 03/11/2010 7:40:21 PM PST by tutstar (Baptist Ping list - freepmail me to get on or off.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Oh yes, the guards at the plants are excellent. No question there. I just hope nowadays they’re focusing on the correct targets.


20 posted on 03/11/2010 8:04:16 PM PST by glock rocks (Wait, what?)
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To: Rome2000
Hey Abdul, got any spare uranium?
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21 posted on 03/11/2010 8:37:39 PM PST by mkjessup
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To: mkjessup
nancy said stuff it,

as she sat on her tuffet

gettin more botox today

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and said to the dildo

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22 posted on 03/11/2010 9:06:35 PM PST by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: Gilbo_3
"UN-BELIEVABLE!!!!"
23 posted on 03/11/2010 9:38:11 PM PST by mkjessup
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To: FreedomPoster; tutstar
You two are clueless about the procedures and processes needed to get a clearance to go into an American nuclear power plant. The background check is done by a contractor working for the utility, it is not brought in. The process is a condition of the license granted by the NRC and is rigorously audited. The background check I went through included running finger prints with the national database as well as phone calls to associates. Next there is “fitness for duty” which includes provisions not only for drugs and alcohol, but also aberrant behavior. After all of that, knowing what equipment is important is one thing — being able to get to it while the plant operates is quite another. Each room is key-card locked. There are several hundred armed guards at each nuclear plant. Furthermore, the double and triple redundancy of structures, systems, and components in a nuclear plant makes it invulnerable to disabling one piece of equipment, or even one train of equipment. Most temporary maintenance contractors are called in during outages — while the plant is off-line and the reactor is being refueled.
24 posted on 03/11/2010 9:50:00 PM PST by sefarkas (Why vote Democrat Lite?)
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To: myknowledge
... armed assault and bomb attack on a nuke plant.

The primary system in a PWR operates at over 2000 psig (a BWR around 1000 psig), the reactor system and those downstream are robust enough to convert energy for a million customers -- what exactly size bomb do you think is necessary to cause damage to that equipment? Besides the inconvenient location between the bomber and the reactor system of a concrete shield building that is three-feet thick re-bar concrete in most locations inside of which is a free standing tank/building made of thick steel plate. The penetrations through the building are at least double isolation capable, and sometimes triple. You can know a plant, but the force you would need to apply in order to cause problems with the core is inpractibably large. The system is automated and engineered to first and foremost contain the fuel with redundant systems and defense in-depth processes. Even taking an operator at gun point it would not be possible to cause a significant release. The studies we have to do to get a license are hypothetical to validate the design of various systems. Taken together, the structures, systems and components within a nuclear plant will not allow your nightmare scenario.
25 posted on 03/11/2010 10:05:03 PM PST by sefarkas (Why vote Democrat Lite?)
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To: glock rocks
When I worked in nukes, the guards were there to keep you inside if there was a scram. Hope they’ve smartened a tad in the last couple decades.

You have never worked in or near a nuclear plant in your lifetime. "Scram" is a term used a BWR to describe the sudden insertion of all of the control blades into the core to shutdown the chain reaction. Those control blades are routinely moved in and out of the core as the plant power level changes. A "scram" is when the reactor protection system (electronics) determines one or more of the measured characteristics of the core is out of spec. Guards do not play a role in the procedures used in scram recovery. Note that due to the way the nuclear plant is constructed (e.g., using enough concrete for over 50 miles of four lane Interstate Highway), some of the safest places on earth are inside the various control and meeting rooms of an American commercial nuclear power plant -- tornado, wind, flood, and earthquake resistant -- licensed against hypothetical conditions that can never actually occur.
26 posted on 03/11/2010 10:13:18 PM PST by sefarkas (Why vote Democrat Lite?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Terror suspect worked at nuke plants

I'm shocked.

Were all the jihad jobs at the FBI, baggage handlers, taxi drivers, and parking lot attendants filled?

27 posted on 03/11/2010 10:43:28 PM PST by Moe Tzadik
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To: Gilbo_3

RMAOLOL


28 posted on 03/11/2010 11:14:45 PM PST by Magnum44 (Terrorism is a disease, precise application of superior firepower is the cure)
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To: JustPiper; rabscuttle385; TigersEye; molybdenum; Impy

I blame the loony left for this insanity, and what about McCain/Grahamnesty? What has their position been on profiling?


29 posted on 03/12/2010 5:04:40 AM PST by Arthur Wildfire! March (Weakening McCain strengthens our borders, weakens guest worker legislation.)
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To: Freedom'sWorthIt

“No profiling! No profiling!” Leftist loons.

We have just experienced yet another ...
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30 posted on 03/12/2010 5:08:26 AM PST by Arthur Wildfire! March (Weakening McCain strengthens our borders, weakens guest worker legislation.)
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To: sefarkas; tutstar

And?

While I don’t doubt what you say is true, it didn’t keep this guy out of the system.


31 posted on 03/12/2010 5:17:30 AM PST by FreedomPoster (No Representation without Taxation!)
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To: FreedomPoster
And?

While I don’t doubt what you say is true, it didn’t keep this guy out of the system.

And what then was the basis of your alarmist anti-nuclear tinged posting? What exactly are you worried about? The depth of background checking and the associated record keeping makes it possible to find out who was on-site years ago. Take your anti-nuclear screed over to a more appreciative group a the Daily Kos.
32 posted on 03/12/2010 6:01:21 AM PST by sefarkas (Why vote Democrat Lite?)
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To: FreedomPoster

I don’t think we can keep them out.


33 posted on 03/12/2010 6:10:10 AM PST by tutstar (Baptist Ping list - freepmail me to get on or off.)
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To: sefarkas

And I guess you are clueless about the ease of which a false identity can be obtained. My comment had nothing regarding ‘what’ ‘if’ anything the guy could do once he was in there.


34 posted on 03/12/2010 6:11:27 AM PST by tutstar (Baptist Ping list - freepmail me to get on or off.)
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To: sefarkas

Take a valium, there’s nothing anti-nuclear involved. It’s anti-PC, not anti-nuclear. You’re waaaaaay too sensitive.

I’m all for building more nukes. Lots more.


35 posted on 03/12/2010 6:16:41 AM PST by FreedomPoster (No Representation without Taxation!)
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To: tutstar

It’s as if we continued to let Nazis enter the U.S. after December 1941. Or committed Communists during the Cold War.

Until we have a really fresh look at the ideological drivers of this conflict, we are screwed.


36 posted on 03/12/2010 6:21:19 AM PST by FreedomPoster (No Representation without Taxation!)
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To: FreedomPoster

Exactly! Now we have their sympathizers working in the Justice Dept. Screwed is probably an understatement.


37 posted on 03/12/2010 6:40:44 AM PST by tutstar (Baptist Ping list - freepmail me to get on or off.)
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March

They will go whichever way the deranged Left wants them to. Blame Pres. Bush for this explosive (!) state of affairs. He kowtowed to these 7th-century pieces of human offal after 9-11 all those years and set the stage for a Marxist-Muslim with a hidden background and no love for our country! His secretary of Transportation could hardly have been worse, firmly and scornfully insisting on NO Profiling even after the atrocity of 9-11. The man should have been fired immediately. Geo Bush allowed illegal entry into the US including ME people for the sake of “diversity”. He was either a conscious collaborator or just a hapless, damned fool.


38 posted on 03/12/2010 8:50:27 AM PST by molybdenum ((A nation without borders is not a nation......Ronald Reagan.))
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To: molybdenum

Oh my gosh, an American who can THINK! Most Americans listen to the news and let Katie and Tom do the thinking for them. Convince these bunch of leftists (who flunked out of anything technical and wound up in Journalism School) that Muslims are our friends and Christians are to be crushed because they don’t like the liberals baby killing then you are in under the Obama plan.

George Bush allowed the left to crucify him so that when we next have a Pres_ent that is obviously a traitor it will fall on death ears as the impeachment drum roll was being played daily when Bush was President, Bush was abusing Patriot Act, Library checks, all kinds of silliness filled the news just a few years ago. I doubt Bush did it on purpose but he sure played right into the plan, didn’t he?

The Bush’s are liberals in domestic policy but resemble conservatives in foreign policy, both were better than liberals like Gore and Kerry, but not much better. It really is past time to take out the trash in Washington DC.

Why do so many like Sarah Palin? Simply because she thinks like an ordinary American which is why the left attacks her daily.


39 posted on 03/12/2010 10:28:15 AM PST by politicianslie (Lying got Obama elected, they don't care what you think, shut up and pay your taxes)
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To: politicianslie

Impeachment is the answer for Hussein, and there are even Dems calling for it. It won’t be easy, because he & his fools will scream ‘racism’! I would like to see Col Allen West as President, maybe Palin VP—IF we will have an election


40 posted on 03/12/2010 10:49:34 AM PST by molybdenum ((A nation without borders is not a nation......Ronald Reagan.))
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To: tutstar

The department is soon nto be renamed; Department of Jihad..


41 posted on 03/12/2010 10:58:58 AM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March
...and what about McCain/Grahamnesty? What has their position been on profiling?

"Taking profile shots of prisoners is wrong it's meant to humiliate them. Even my friends, the North Vietnamese, didn't do that to me. A heh a heh, even though I look pretty good in profile, a heh a heh a heh." - Juan McLame

42 posted on 03/12/2010 12:08:00 PM PST by TigersEye (It's the Marxism, stupid! ... And they call themselves Progressives.)
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To: molybdenum

If we have an election? Nice to see others seeing this is a real possibility, the plan is for this CLOWN to cause as much havoc as possible.

I think Obama declaring martial law too early would be a major mistake, he’ll find out really quickly that WE THE PEOPLE are on to his MARXISM, his LIES, HIS DECEPTIONS that a child could see through.

How come the PRESS is in bed with this clown? The press has been idiotic for decades.

Bill


43 posted on 03/12/2010 1:42:34 PM PST by politicianslie (Lying got Obama elected, they don't care what you think, shut up and pay your taxes)
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To: politicianslie
McQueeg and his wife are multi-millionaires and you would think that would be enough for him, he worked for us all these years in Wash. (or against us) and could retire easily but no, he's a power-freak and I think he delights in playing his games with 'rats (crossing the aisle) and infuriating conservatives.

Hussein might use either a terrorist attack or a natural disaster to declare martial law. That is worrisome.

44 posted on 03/12/2010 2:53:06 PM PST by molybdenum ((A nation without borders is not a nation......Ronald Reagan.))
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To: molybdenum

“Blame Pres. Bush for this explosive (!) state of affairs.”

Good point. America was ready for truth after 9-11. We were ready to understand our enemy. But there’s a little ‘left’ in everyone. And Bush tries so hard to respect all cultures that he even called Minutemen “vigilantes”.
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1370468/posts


45 posted on 03/12/2010 9:27:29 PM PST by Arthur Wildfire! March (Weakening McCain strengthens our borders, weakens guest worker aka amnesty)
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To: TigersEye

LOL! You are pun-ishing me, aren’t you?


46 posted on 03/12/2010 9:29:35 PM PST by Arthur Wildfire! March (Weakening McCain strengthens our borders, weakens guest worker aka amnesty)
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March

LOL I had forgot that one—Vigilantes!!!


47 posted on 03/12/2010 9:30:00 PM PST by molybdenum ((A nation without borders is not a nation......Ronald Reagan.))
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March

I hadn’t even thought of that. I guess that will do! LOL


48 posted on 03/12/2010 9:48:23 PM PST by TigersEye (It's the Marxism, stupid! ... And they call themselves Progressives.)
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To: molybdenum

If Hussein declares martial law too early he is toast, he has to have more control of the US Government. We are close to saying BS in very loud terms but they go on.

It’s a fine balance for him, he needs more time. Right now the US Military is on our side. November elections (if they happen) will end the strangle hold they have on the US Government, if they don’t happen it will end Hussein as WE THE PEOPLE are going to let them know just how pissed off we really are.


49 posted on 03/13/2010 5:47:14 AM PST by politicianslie (Lying got Obama elected, they don't care what you think, shut up and pay your taxes)
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To: politicianslie

OTOH, if he jumped the gun and declared ML, he could then be overthrown in a bloody coup....! i agree with you, he would like to, but will wait, then come Nov he will see the writing on the wall. All this because of millions of idiots who fell for his “charm”!


50 posted on 03/13/2010 10:31:12 AM PST by molybdenum ((A nation without borders is not a nation......Ronald Reagan.))
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