Monday, January 15, 2007
--Jim Kunstler, author of "The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the 21st Century"
[Is it any wonder that the "Department of Energy" can't seem to figure out a credible "mission" for Los Alamos National Laboratory? For more on the morons of DC and their ignorance of "peak oil," and their slavish devotion to "Big Oil," click on the title of this post; it will lead you to
"However, people need more than modern work facilities. They need places to shop, eat, and recreate indoors with their families," Domenici said.
(Quoted in the Los Alamos Monitor)
-But don't expect me to know anything about the emerging oil crisis.
Maybe the Iraq war was always about securing oil reserves. Did anyone really believe all that horseshit about freedom and democracy?
You may know, but other readers may not, that for about 5 hours after the invasion of Iraq, it was known as "Operation Iraqi Liberation." Then, Ari Fleischer, the White House Press Secretary at the time, noticed the unfortunate acronym and changed the official name to "Operation Iraqi Freedom."
What he is saying to Los Alamos is Hey guys I did all I could now...you are on your own, no more slush fund money, no more ear marks, no more funny money to fix the same problems time after time. You guy's (Los Alamos) will have to sink or swim....watch out for the sharks in the water, i.e. Dingell,Markey, Barton,.....good luck LA.