Saturday, April 14, 2012

"Stop Nuclear Industry Welfare Program"


Stop the Nuclear Industry Welfare Program By Bernie Sanders and Ryan Alexander, Reader Supported News. April 13, 2012
http://www.readersupportednews.org/opinion2/279-82/10941-stop-the-nuclear-industry-welfare-program 

[excerpted] "The US is facing a $15 trillion national debt, and there is no shortage of opinions about how to move toward deficit reduction in the federal budget. One topic you will not hear discussed very often on Capitol Hill is the idea of ending one of the oldest American welfare programmes – the extraordinary amount of corporate welfare going to the nuclear energy industry.

Many in Congress talk of getting "big government off the back of private industry". Here's an industry we'd like to get off the backs of the taxpayers...."

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