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The Mark Weaver Show

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With President Obama (D-Exelon) furthering the Cheney-driven resurrection of nuclear power (so much doesn’t change, doesn't it?) and Progress Energy and FPL now pushing to build four new problematic nuclear power reactors in Florida with the help of Florida gov candidate Alex Sinking (D-FPL) after a much deserved 30 year hiatus, guest is Ft. Lauderdale attorney George Cavros with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, discussing the utilities' applications. We’ll look at how government subsidies and loan guarantees and other devices prop up a fundamentally uneconomic industry that makes giant centralized electric utilities like Exelon, Obama’s single largest campaign contributor, and FPL, which big-bankrolls Sink, big profits.... Afpakistan situation continues to deteriorate: Antiwar.com is reporting Obama administration will send 45,000 more troops, but this is so outrageous it’s hard to believe... Meanwhile, Obama-Clinton’s continuing pressure on the Pakistani Army to launch a civil war against its tribal populations is generating pushback from insurgent groups now hitting back with attacks on Pakistani military targets. Nobel winner Obama is the direct cause of the increasing violence in Pakistan.... Democrats.com activist and author David Swanson’s intriguing book signing in Miami... Democrats finally do something right, socialize student loans and reroute $87 billion from for-profit lenders to education upgrades.