Tuesday, March 15, 2011

The Ed Show 3/14/11 - Republicans & Fox News Downplay Nuclear Disaster

Lamar Alexander (R-TN) downplays risk of nuclear energy while at the same time accepting campaign contributions from Babcock & Wilcox, a company that builds nuclear reactors.

From: Nuclear Meltdown in Japan: Warned Since Many Years, Mathaba.Net
"Our world faces a crisis as yet unperceived by those possessing the power to make great decisions for good and evil. The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking, and thus we drift toward unparalleled catastrophe." ~ Albert Einstein

He envisioned two choices - abolish all forms of nuclear power or face extinction. No one listened. The Doomsday Clock keeps ticking.

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