Archive for June 20th, 2011

Missouri River Flood Threatens Nebraska Nuclear Reactors

Missouri River Flood Threatens Nebraska Nuclear Reactors

As a result of one of the wettest winters in over 100 years flooding on the Missouri River is threatening two nuclear reactors located in Nebraska. The US Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) has estimated that the nuclear facilities could be under up to ten feet of water and stay there for weeks during...
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Ashida Plays Politics with County Council

Ashida Plays Politics with County Council

By Curtis Narimatsu and Go Lakers Mayor Billy Kenoi’s veto of the County of Hawaii budget for 2011-2012 was made possible by Corporation Counsel Lincoln Ashida’s handy declaration of its illegality. The way we see it, Ashida is abusing the budget process for partisan purposes by undermining the new majority on the Hawai`i County Council. Through his action, Ashida has...
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The Financial Collapse Of Greece: The Canary In The Coal Mine For The Global Economy?

The Financial Collapse Of Greece: The Canary In The Coal Mine For The Global Economy?

The rest of the world needs to sit up and take notice of what is going on in Greece right now.  This is what can happen when you allow government debt to spiral out of control.  Once it becomes clear that you can't pay your debts, a financial collapse can happen very suddenly and...
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