securitycampusIf you think they’re investing in public education, think again.  This “campus” is part of a trillion dollar effort to revamp America’s nuclear weapons industry.  That’s right, new bombers, missiles, subs, a complete national relapse to the depths of Cold War madness.

Apparently it is clear to US politicians that recent threats like the situations in Eastern Europe and the Middle East will respond well to the threat of global obliteration which is still, very clearly, the heart of security policy.

The photo is from a New York Times article from Sept 22, 2014, “US Ramping Up Major Renewal in Nuclear Arms” by William Broad and David Sanger.

This push on the weapons side is accompanied by an exciting new initiative on the nuclear energy front.  The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has declared that it simply won’t be necessary to bury any nuclear waste in the US.  The decision, announced on August 27th, 2014 (See: basically means that nuclear waste can be stored as long as plant operators want on site.  This basically means that the NRC is acknowledging that it has given up on any plans for secure storage of nuclear waste in the foreseeable future.  Burying nuclear waste was never a great option.  The fact is, no place in the country wants to take it.  Now, we can bury our heads in the sand instead!


Big Bomb on Campus | 2014 | Uncategorized