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originally posted by: DJMSN
The disabling of comments section on many sites maybe a result of the new EU rules which makes the site owners responsible for the comments made by the various posters. Big fines for what is deemed "hate speech" and threatening comments. The definition of such speech seems to be totally arbitrary, someone complains, it is deemed hate speech. Some organizations are protecting themselves against the EU, no one wants a designation as a hate speech site nor do they want to pay tremendous fines.
originally posted by: booyakasha
a reply to: Galacticsun
this is why people are saying they are trying to start a civil war.
This is also why Trump says the main stream media is your enemy.
they truly are the enemy of the people.
Instant communication has both good and bad aspects and we're still trying to figure out how to use it.
Frustrated with the CEGB and the British Governments stance, Ross wrote a letter to the Times newspaper, which was published on 30th October 1981.
It reads as follows
"As a member of the civil nuclear energy programme of the United Kingdom I have for several years assured my critics that civil nuclear energy is distinct from military nuclear energy ... if at this juncture the UK were to sell plutonium to the Reagan administration, I do not rationally think it could be maintained that we, the UK, have distinguished civil use from military use."
This was a huge embarrassment for the Government and the CEGB who were furious because the letter had been deliberatly written on CEGB letter headed paper.
Ross was offered alternative positions within the organisation, when he refused he was sacked.
Ross Hesketh and the group's efforts established beyond doubt that the Magnox reprocessing line at Sellafield co-processed low-burn-up plutonium from the civil and military reactors at the same time.
The group obtained an admission from BNFL that their phrase "military plutonium", used at the inquiry, did not describe its origin in a military reactor but rather its end use in a nuclear warhead.
Ross's revelations won recognition in his award by the California-based Project Censored of 1984's "Most Censored Foreign Story", on the Myth Of The Peaceful Atom.
On numerous occasions, former Labour energy secretary Tony Benn gave credit to Ross for demonstrating to him that for years when he (Benn) was minister responsible for nuclear power, plutonium from these reactors had secretly ended up in American bombs. As Ross later put it, this switching of plutonium was achieved - in one of those carefully crafted metaphors Ross was so adept at using - both by "fine and coarse diversion". And, he explained, it was Sellafield that was the breach by which the nuclear warriors have taken, and raped "Atoms for Peace" - that idealist promotion of nuclear power, launched by President Eisenhower in a famous speech to the UN in 1953.