My discussion with Issa about San Onofre
Tonight I was called (by a computer) to participate in a Darrell Issa electronic Town Hall meeting. The way it works is that he talks constantly at length and you can call in a question, first screened by a staff member. I was put in a line for about 30 min listening to questions and his answers, mostly softball questions from his conservative base. On one question about the Middle East, he said that we don’t know if Israel has any nuclear weapons (it has been known for decades that they have at least 500).
I finally got recognized and told him that the number one issue in his district was San Onofre becoming a nuclear waste dump indefinitely, a huge public danger with 2000 tons of waste in a tsunami quake zone. I further said that Yucca was rejected by the DOE as not having enough room and by scientists because of deep water penetration, and he has done nothing to help get this waste moved. Then he cut me off and went on and on but I could not interject or answer or debate. All one sided. Continue reading