Jason in Central New York mentioned this PDF from the NRC : High-Impact, Low-Frequency Event Risk to the North American Bulk Power System (regarding the risks posed by Cyber or Physical Coordinated Attacks, Pandemics, and Geomagnetic Disturbance / Electro-magnetic Pulse.
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The folks at J&G Sales in Arizona noted in their latest e-newsletter: “Starting the end of January no ammo dealers including J&G Sales may continue to ship handgun ammo to individuals that live in California. This is a new law, now passed and signed by Governor Arnold [Schwarzenegger] called AB962. All handgun ammo sales in California will have to be face to face with a thumbprint provided and a log entry made of the sale. Mail order pistol ammo will be a thing of the past, with exceptions only for deliveries to FFL dealers and C&R holders if they have a COE. We encourage everyone to stock up now to avoid being cut off!” JWR Adds: I further encourage all California gun owners to vote with their feet. Get out of that Mickey Mouse state!
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From Nanny State New York: Bad Driver? In Debt? Proposed NYC Law Would Ban You From Owning a Gun. Thansk to both J.V. and B.B. for sending that link.
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Failure Shuts Down Squadron of Nuclear Missiles.That was 50 ICBMs, a significant portion of the US nuclear arsenal. Thanks to Jim P. for the link.)