Category Archives: Politics

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So, you want a nuclear power station?

Every so often, somebody talks up the nuclear option as being something that we need to do to ensure the future economic prosperity of the State. Such pronouncements are never accompanied by any detail on how nuclear power will ensure … Continue reading

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A Contaminated Nuclear Environment

Today, we have very much a contaminated nuclear environment. We cannot seem to get a lot of accurate information, either it is too inflammatory or it is too limp wristed to be accurate. In this I mean that when looking … Continue reading

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Let’s get some perspective, please!

I have been trying to get some perspective on the nuclear industry recently and not having a lot of luck. What I have found is worlds away from the hysterical nonsense the anti-nuke brigade is sprouting. At the same time, … Continue reading

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Waste not, want not!

For the record, I want everyone to understand that I am not enamoured of the nuclear industry. It is a blight on our society that garnishes an outrageous amount attention, but is really vastly overrated in terms of the economic … Continue reading

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Love and Marriage Equality

Ireland set the cat amongst the pigeons a little while ago by holding a referendum on gay rights, including marriage. The result shocked the conservative world no end. Catholic Ireland, not normally noted for its libertarian views, supported equality in … Continue reading

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The Nuclear Result

For some time now, there has been a Royal Commission into the Nuclear Fuels and Energy uses and potentials, past and future. Rear Admiral and former Governor of South Australia, Kevin Scarce, and an expert panel have made, arguably, the … Continue reading

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Changing Shoes – as the other one drops

Some months back, I posted an article about Gough Whitlam, a former Australian Prime Minister, who had died. Gough, and even now it is really difficult to call him Mr Whitlam, was a rather large man, large physically, at well … Continue reading

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