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Risk-Free Energy: Surely, You Must Be Joking
Real Clear Science ^ | March 15, 2011 | Alex B. Berezow

Posted on 03/16/2011 5:13:53 AM PDT by Palmetto Patriot

It was only a matter of time before environmentalists would point toward Japan, say, "We told you so," and then declare a moral victory for anti-nuclear activism. Merely for the sake of argument, let's pretend they are right.

Eliminating nuclear power might be a nice experiment. But there is one big problem: Environmentalists are trying to eliminate all the other alternatives, as well.

(Excerpt) Read more at realclearscience.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: energy; nuclear; risk; safe
"But even if we could increase the efficiency of solar power, evidence indicates that environmentalists would oppose that, too. In California, the construction of a solar power plant has been held up due to concerns raised over the welfare of a lizard."

Well, there's your problem!

1 posted on 03/16/2011 5:13:59 AM PDT by Palmetto Patriot
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To: Palmetto Patriot

No. Using all known sources of energy is too dangerous. We need to stop using them immediately. (After this comment is posted) The only exceptions are critical government functions like the department of education. OK, maybe we cant stop immediately but we could raise energy taxes a few hundred percent, except for those that cant afford it, they should get it for free. The poor, Obama, Al Gore and Pelosi should all get it for free, but the rest of us pay more.


2 posted on 03/16/2011 5:18:44 AM PDT by sickoflibs ("It's not the taxes, the redistribution is the federal spending=tax delayed")
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To: Palmetto Patriot

Risk free energy will compliment the risk free Utopia Obama and Co. are creating


3 posted on 03/16/2011 5:19:27 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (34 States)
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To: screaminsunshine

“Look Igor, I’ve invented something to heat the cave and cook food. I call it fire.”

“You’d better put that out right now or someone will burn their house down someday.”


4 posted on 03/16/2011 5:23:16 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: Palmetto Patriot
Fundamentally, it is not about energy at all. It is about power and control. Scarcity leads to regulation, rationing, regimentation, and dependence. Abundant, low cost, energy leads to freedom and individuality.
5 posted on 03/16/2011 5:33:33 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Palmetto Patriot

The objective is:
- Population Control,
- Destroying American Industry,
- Undermining America’s status in the world,
- Destroying Capitalism,
- Create a society dependent on the Gov’t,
- Maintain permanent Control.


6 posted on 03/16/2011 5:36:33 AM PDT by G Larry
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To: Palmetto Patriot

I know of a relitively cheap, clean, abundant energy source. It is easy to tranport to homes around the country. It can be used for home heating, heating water, cooking, etc. Down side is that it is extremely explosive and may very well destroy some homes and lives if used improperly or a problem occurs.

Who’s in, there anyone who wouldn’t want this source of power?


7 posted on 03/16/2011 5:52:02 AM PDT by Realism (Some believe that the facts-of-life are open to debate.....)
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To: Palmetto Patriot

Its right here..

http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-01-italian-scientists-cold-fusion-video.html


8 posted on 03/16/2011 6:06:41 AM PDT by mo ("If you understand, no explanation is needed; if you do not, no explanation is possible")
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To: Palmetto Patriot

Why don’t all the environmentalists take a walk into the ocean and solve their guilt?

Pray for America


9 posted on 03/16/2011 6:10:17 AM PDT by bray (Hey Country Club, hold your noses this election!)
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To: screaminsunshine

The leftist worldview is predicated on the existance of the “perfect” society and world,

“once we get past the rough patches”.

They are willing to make everyone suffer because “the perfect place” is just over the horizon, and it will all be worth it.

This belief in inherent in their worldview. And it is a LIE.


10 posted on 03/16/2011 6:16:12 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: bray

Why don’t all the environmentalists take a walk into the ocean and solve their guilt?


But how would that control YOUR life and make you behave like they want you to? I just don’t get how this is a solution to the “real” issue.
/sarc


11 posted on 03/16/2011 6:18:03 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Palmetto Patriot

“Environmentalists are trying to eliminate all the other alternatives, as well.”

If it was up to them, we’d all be living in caves with candles for light, dung fires for heat and wearing animal skins for clothes.

Their whole ‘home-spun/handmade’ view of what life should be for ALL of us is so infantile and reactionary.

If those clowns want to live in the 15th century, fine. The rest of us have moved on.

In college I knew jerks like this. They went to rallies, hated their parents and the police, consumed mountains of drugs, lived in filthy apartments, wore dirty clothes, never bathed or shaved and STILL have THAT life style. They call it natural and ‘earth friendly’ but I call it lazy, stupid and anti-social.

A doctor wrote (around the 70’s) that he was seeing completely disgusting health problems which had not affected humanity since the Middle Ages. He said all of these conditions, were the result of poor hygiene.

These people are still around and THEY VOTE!


12 posted on 03/16/2011 6:18:38 AM PDT by SMARTY (Conforming to non-conformity is conforming just the same.)
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To: G Larry

If you haven’t seen it yet, your [right on] post is documented here:

http://agendadocumentary.com


13 posted on 03/16/2011 6:18:46 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Realism
I know of a relitively cheap, clean, abundant energy source. It is easy to tranport to homes around the country. It can be used for home heating, heating water, cooking, etc. Down side is that it is extremely explosive and may very well destroy some homes and lives if used improperly or a problem occurs.

Who’s in, there anyone who wouldn’t want this source of power? No takers, comments, questions, etc. Too dangerous?

14 posted on 03/16/2011 6:43:43 AM PDT by Realism (Some believe that the facts-of-life are open to debate.....)
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To: Palmetto Patriot

Before it’s all over, we will hear that ALL of the many thousands lost in Japan will be the result of nuclear meltdowns.

Out media has no shame in lying to meet their objectives.


15 posted on 03/16/2011 6:51:36 AM PDT by bestintxas (Somewhere in Kenya, a Village is missing its Idiot.)
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To: MrB

Now that is funny!


16 posted on 03/16/2011 6:54:20 AM PDT by bray (Hey Country Club, hold your noses this election!)
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To: Realism

I’ll buy the land, and put a house on it, and you can build the nuke plant in my “back yard”...

we’ll split the profits halvesies, OK?


17 posted on 03/16/2011 6:59:32 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: MrB

It would have to be IN the home to work. Not a problem?


18 posted on 03/16/2011 7:14:23 AM PDT by Realism (Some believe that the facts-of-life are open to debate.....)
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To: Realism

Fuel cell?
Perhaps I’d rather have a nuke plant in the back yard.


19 posted on 03/16/2011 7:42:33 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: MrB

No not a fuel cell, actually you may already have it. Most people want nothing to do with such a dangerous source of energy, even conservatives. It’s natural gas!


20 posted on 03/16/2011 7:52:19 AM PDT by Realism (Some believe that the facts-of-life are open to debate.....)
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To: Realism

Coincidentally, I’ve been looking for a rural property with a natural gas well. Found a couple but they were pricey.

Hook up a 3k generator and you’re set, eh?

Still would like a fuel cell & nat gas well combo.
That’d be the cat’s meow right there.


21 posted on 03/16/2011 8:06:27 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: MrB

It would be easier to find a small stream with plenty of head and get a micro-hydro generator.


22 posted on 03/16/2011 8:20:55 AM PDT by Realism (Some believe that the facts-of-life are open to debate.....)
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