“Fear is a government’s greatest weapon. With it, they can convince a people that they need to abandon their freedom. In exchange, they get safety. Of course, you just trade one monster for another, but by the time the people realize this, it is too late.” --Victor Methos
I haven’t traveled by air in a while, but when I did recently, I noticed this little fee under taxes and others.
I know this is old news, but it’s yet another tribute to the day.
The costs of your airline travel will rise a little today, thanks to the federal government.Airline passenger security fees charged by the Transportation Security Administration are increasing because of the congressional budget deal passed in December.The September 11 passenger security fee has traditionally been collected to fund the TSA’s airport security measures, but not this time. Most of the new revenue will go to pay down the federal deficit.
More proof the nuclear industry is as fake as the space program. So fake that they work together.
Sad that my tax dollars are being shot up in smoke in so many more ways.
Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) plant in Clarington could soon play a role in fuelling NASA spacecraft.OPG has announced that it plans to work with venture arm Canadian Nuclear Partners, to produce plutonium isotopes to help power deep space exploration.
OPG spokesperson Neal Kelly says there is major demand for plutonium-238 as the global supply dwindles.
“The supply of isotopes is down, much of the previous supply was created by the U.S. nuclear program, which has stopped production,” he explained.
Plutonium-238 is a byproduct of plutonium-239, an isotope used to make nuclear weapons.