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  •  You can't buy insurance for a nuke plant (1+ / 0-)
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    Calamity Jean

    The government covers the cost in case of a nuclear power plant accident.  You can't buy private insurance for it.  

    •  well, yeah (1+ / 0-)
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      ManfromMiddletown

      that's the point.  In a libertarian paradise with no government subsidies, the nuke plants wouldn't be uninsurable.  But there would also be no regulation, so the nuke plants could keep going with no insurance... or design review... or safety inspections...

      Medic Alert: Do not resuscitate under a Republican administration.

      by happymisanthropy on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 11:04:41 PM PDT

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