Posted May 13, 2016 11:00 am by Comments

By Robert Farago

San Onofre Nuclear generating Station (courtesy wikipedia.org)

“Shortly after the horrors of 9/11, a curious package landed on Dave Lochbaum’s desk,” ocregister.com reports. “It was flat but heavy. Inside the bubble pack was a battered steel plate, blasted with dents and holes from semiautomatic weapons fire. Each pockmark and perforation was carefully labeled – by hand, in permanent ink – with the type of ammunition used to produce it. Security forces at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station and nuclear plants nationwide had increased their firepower to take on a more formidable terrorist threat. The steel plate, sent by a San Onofre security manager, graphically illustrated . .

what Lochbaum, a nuclear engineer, considered a potentially devastating, increased risk: More powerful ammunition meant to protect nuclear reactors was capable of piercing control panels and critical piping.”

Sigh. Let’s think about this . . .

First, which way are the nuclear power plant security staff shooting? Second, if they’re shooting “high-powered ammunition” — presumably (but never stated in the article) 5.56 AR-15s — what are the people they are shooting at firing? I’m thinking . . . wait for it . . . AR-15s. With high-powered ammo!

Actually, if we’re talking about attacking a nuclear power plant, let’s face …Read the Rest

Source:: Truth About Guns

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