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Obama: A Serious Self-Hater

Posted by feww on April 1, 2010

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Obama Hates Himself, His Kids, His Family and Rest of the World

He hates himself because he is emotionally unstable, has a weak character and has been trodden on all his life.

His hatred for rest of the world is all too evident in Iraq and Afghanistan. He has the blood of thousands of people on his hands, and it won’t wash off.

But, above all, he hates his kids. He couldn’t give a damn if they had a chance, a future, or not.

He has just unveiled plans for a “limited expansion” of offshore oil and gas drilling shamelessly disguised as winning Republican support for new strategies to fight climate change.

The moratoriums on offshore exploration which were secured  in the 1980s are all out of the window. [This is what the President had earlier called “hope and change.”]

Oh, and he hates wildlife, especially in the coastal areas.

President B.O. is a pathological liar, too.

AssociatedPress — March 31, 2010 — Reversing a ban on oil and gas drilling off most U.S. shores, President Barack Obama announced an expansive new policy that could put oil and natural gas platforms in waters along the Atlantic coastline, the Gulf of Mexico and parts of Alaska.

If the national security of a country entails the health and well-being of its people, then Obama’s plan to expand offshore oil and gas drilling is a direct threat to the national security of the United States.

Here’s the unintelligent lies he delivered at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland recently:

“Today we’re announcing the expansion of offshore oil and gas exploration, but in ways that balance the need to harness domestic energy resources and the need to protect America’s natural resources.”

“Drilling alone can’t come close to meeting our long-term energy needs, and for the sake of our planet and our energy independence, we need to begin the transition to cleaner fuels now,” Obama said.

Just exactly what are our “long-term energy needs?” What exactly are your plans for saving the planet? What are “cleaner fuels?” How much cleaner are they? Exactly, how much of these cleaner fuels do you have in mind?

Note that everything is left vague and in a haze of uncertainty in the hope that somehow you’ll figure it out, making sense out of his utter nonsense. He hopes the majority will never catch on to the truth. Will you ever stop bullcrapping?

“I know that we can come together to pass comprehensive energy and climate legislation that’s going to foster new energy—new industries, create millions of new jobs, protect our planet, and help us become more energy independent,” Obama added.

What a load of hot doublespeak, Mr President.

“My administration will consider potential new areas for development in the mid and south Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico.”

Meanwhile, his administration announced the cancellation of oil and gas drilling leases in the Bristol Bay area [for now, at least!] as well as four other [useless, unwanted] leases in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas off the north coast of Alaska.  The region will remain available to “future scientific research to assess their suitability for leasing.”

DOI Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Strategy – Lower 48 – Click image to enlarge.

DOI Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Strategy – Eastern Coast of Mexico Planning Area – Click image to enlarge.

DOI Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Strategy – Alaska Strategy – Click image to enlarge.

“There will be those who strongly disagree with this decision,” said Obama with a smirk.

No shit, Mr B.O.

What would his plan really mean

  • Continued addiction to oil
  • More intense, faster paces of climate change
  • Wilder climatic swings
  • Deadlier weather patterns
  • More oil spills
  • More sea and coastal pollution
  • Additional threats to marine life
  • More threats to the livelihood of coastal communities

May something have mercy on hid kids because, sure as climate change, nature will be inclement.

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No Nuke Dump Site Quite Like Nevada

Posted by feww on February 25, 2010

South Carolina to sue President “Chauncey Gardiner” over Yucca Mountain nuke dump site plan reversal

South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster has threatened to take legal action to stop President Obama from abandoning plan to build a nuke waste dumping site in Yucca Mountain, Nevada.

The Yucca Mountain designated by US Congress as deep geological repository storage facility for the country’s radioactive waste. In 2009 the Obama Admin. proposed to eliminate all funding in the 2009 United States Federal Budget. In March 2009, Energy Secretary Steven Chu told a Senate hearing “the Yucca Mountain site was no longer viewed as an option for storing reactor waste.”

In January, Obama administration announced it was abandoning  a plan to build a  nuclear waste storage site at Yucca Mountain near Las Vegas, Nevada [for political reasons, rather than environmental concerns.]

[Temporary] storage areas for the US nuclear mess.

“McMaster said that he would file a petition to intervene with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission this week and plans to take additional legal action in appellate courts in Washington and Virginia on Friday.” Reuters reported.

“South Carolina has a vested interest in insuring that the Yucca Mountain licensing proceedings continue, so that the spent fuel and other nuclear material now being temporarily stored in our state will be safely placed in the Yucca Mountain repository, as mandated by the United States Congress,” McMaster said.

The site at Yucca Mountain was considered an ideal nuclear waste repository by Congress in 1987  to store most of the  nation’s high level radioactive waste, which is currently piling up at numerous [“temporary”] locations throughout the country including Savannah River Site in South Carolina.

“Reached for comment, McMaster said he planned to file either a temporary restraining order, a writ of mandamus, or both, to either the District of Columbia Court of Appeals or the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., on Friday.” Reuters said.

“There seems to be no other alternative … The Obama administration is attempting to stop a process that was begun many years ago and was confirmed and ordered by federal law,” he said.

“We have seven nuclear power plants in South Carolina. The nuclear waste is still there and in temporary storage and has been there since the beginning … Our position is it ought to go to Yucca Mountain.”

Annotated astronaut photo of the Savannah River Site, South Carolina, USA. Picture taken from the International Space Station by ISS Crew. Labels by NASA Earth Observatory newsroom.

Why shouldn’t OUR nuclear waste be dumped in someone else’s backyard, McMaster might have been tempted to say 😉 .

America’s energy requirements could be reduced PAINLESSLY and MANY NEW JOBS could be created, if the government cared!

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Obama Goes Nuclear!

Posted by feww on February 17, 2010

Obama Nuclear Investment Surge to Fight Environment

President Obama has just announced $8.3 billion in loan guarantees to build the first U.S. nuclear power plant in 30 years, a move designed to win the war against the environment.

If you are not one of the millions of readers who have read the post linked to below, now is the time to read it:

On The Way To Armageddon: Could We Make A Detour?

America’s use of illegitimate nuclear energy, instead of reducing its energy waste, is in line with her unsustainable borrowing habits: Spend now; worry about the debt later. The problem being that the consequences of playing with nuclear waste are much deadlier than unmanageable debts.

The Worst President, the Worst Decisions! Click image to enlarge!
[With special thanks to GA for the cartoon.]

The government loan guarantee will help Atlanta-based Southern Co build two nuclear reactors in the state of Georgia at a cost of about $9 billion, which are expected to go on line in 2016 and 2017.

However the above cost does NOT include the cost of decommission the reactors, dealing with piles of nuclear waste, or environmental emergencies arising from potential incidents.

“Unfortunately, the president is setting up the American taxpayer for the next corporate bailout,” said Jim Riccio, a nuclear policy analyst, adding that the Congressional Budget Office had already forecast the probability of loans default at greater than 50 percent, Reuters reported.

Mr Obama said nuclear energy was “safe and clean” and that the plants were needed to meet the country’s future energy needs.

Ironically, the core reason for not building any new nuclear reactors in the US since the 1979 was the partial core meltdown of one of the reactors at Three Mile Island atomic power plant in Pennsylvania, which caused radioactive gases to escape to the atmosphere.

Obama sees the threat of nuclear energy as a ‘DEBATE’

Perhaps the President should go to Chernobyl on a fact-finding mission because he doesn’t seem to have any knowledge of the scope and magnitude of the nuclear power’s past disasters.

“On an issue which affects our economy, our security, and the future of our planet, we cannot continue to be mired in the same old debates between left and right, between environmentalists and entrepreneurs,” said the President.

“To meet our growing energy needs and prevent the worst consequences of climate change, we’ll need to increase our supply of nuclear power. It’s that simple.” [Famous last words, Mr President?]

Primary Energy Consumption by Source and Sector, 2008

What’s Worse? Nuclear Accidents or Nuclear Waste?

Nuclear Power is NOT Clean or Green! Currently 104 nuclear reactors operate in the US, sprawled across 31 states, generating an estimated 769 billion kWh of electricity at a capacity factor of 89 percent (2001 estimate). Up to 60 new nuclear reactors are being built worldwide.

The reactors in the United States produce more than 2,000 metric tons of high-level radioactive waste and at least 34 million liters (12 million cubic feet) of low level radioactive waste annually. Threr are NO solutions for the nuclear waste. Building more nuclear plants means piling up more of the “permanent” radioactive waste.

“Over 54,000 metric tons of irradiated fuel [Waste from Reactors] has already accumulated at the sites of commercial nuclear reactors in the United States. There are several proposals to manage such highly radioactive waste, but none of them would satisfactorily deal with the material.” Public Citizen said.

According to the US Department of Energy (DOE), there are “millions of gallons of radioactive waste”, “thousands of tons of spent nuclear fuel and material” and “huge quantities of contaminated soil and water” in the United States.

The United States has at least 120 sites, some tes of thousands of hectares (acres) large, that are designated as “radioactive contaminated and unusable.”

One such site in the rural town of Fernald, in Hamilton County, Ohio, where “31 million pounds of uranium product,” some “2.5 billion pounds of [nuclear] waste” and “2.75 million cubic yards of [radioactive ] contaminated soil and debris” pose a deadly threat to the environment.

[In 1984 the plant was found to be releasing thousands of tons of  uranium dust into the atmosphere causing a massive radioactive contamination of the surrounding areas.]

A “223 acre portion of the underlying Great Miami Aquifer had uranium levels above drinking standards.”

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, is home to at least “167 known contaminant release sites” in one of the three subdivisions of its 150 km2 (37,000-acre) site alone.

Job Creation Ploy: Don’t billions come with 9 zeros anymore?

Obama says the Georgia project would generate 3,500 construction jobs and 800 permanent ones as soon as the reactors are operational. Don’t billions come with 9 zeros anymore?

What, $9,000,000,000 to create 800 permanent jobs? Isn’t that a whopping $11.25million per job?

At these rates, it would cost about $166.5 trillion (12 zeros to a trillion) to put the 14.8 million or so unemployed people in the U.S. back to work!

America’s energy requirements could be reduced PAINLESSLY and MANY NEW JOBS could be created, if the government cared!

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