Cheney's former company makes huge mistake

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    You mean, mining? I didn't think Halliburton was in the mining business? Most of their business is helping produce eco friendly natural gas, and certainly that isn't contentious except among human haters in general (those defined as not wanting humans to do anything, ever, lest even their very breath cause some discomfort to some species, somewhere, once).

    As far as what they lost, please, you think this stuff is weapons grade material or something?
     
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    Neutron Radiography is used in DOZENS of industrial applications for non-destructive testing and imaging of parts, containers, and other large structures and vessels that cannot be scanned with X-rays.

    It's also used for cancer therapy. Nothing truly evil or damaging about it..
    Despite the public perception -- nuclear materials are WIDESPREAD in use.. Another reason why the Govt should fulfill their promise to finish Yucca Mountain...
     
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    Nuclear waste should be stored underneath each state capitol whose state produces it.
    States rights, states responsibilities.
     
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    Cute -- but not economical or practical.. The majority of nuclear waste BY VOLUME is medical and industrial. NOT the fuel rods from reactors. Mostly hospital gowns, barium enemas, and retired lab equipment.

    HEY HEY HEY --- It occured to me that HOMELAND SECURITY SHOULD be able to retrieve this tube for Halliburton. After all -- haven't they spent BILLIONS on development of trackers for nuclear dirty bombs and such???? There's gotta be an airborne drone in a hangar somewhere that could search West Texas for this thing..

    Either that -- or we're wasting a lot of money on DHS...... :lol:
     
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    I doubt it's about what was lost at all. Looks more like an opportunity to take a shot at Cheney and the republicans.
     
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    It's Cheney's fault! Look at what he did.

    Because of this, we should totally ignore that obama has been a complete disaster.
     
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    Cheney had to have the material to power his new heart.
     
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    More interesting would be the proprietary chemicals Halliburton uses in fracking. That way families could know exactly what contaminents Halliburton has injected into their groundwater. Halliburton isn't gonna truck in potable water forever - homeowners will be stuck with the cleanup bill.

    Regards from Rosie
     

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