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China searches for missing uranium

Posted by thebosun on August 24, 2007

Uranium pellets, a nuclear fuel product for atomic power plants, are seen in this August 11, 2006 file photo. Eight kg (17 lb) of radioactive uranium has gone missing in China, delaying the verdict in a trial of four men charged with attempting to sell it on the black market, state media said on Friday. (Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters)

China searches for 8 kg of “missing” uranium

Courtesy of Yahoo and Reuters – Fri Aug 24, 2007

BEIJING (Reuters) – Eight kg (17 lb) of radioactive uranium has gone missing in China, delaying the verdict in a trial of four men charged with attempting to sell it on the black market, state media said on Friday.

(D)espite having the four men in custody, police were unable to locate the uranium.

“The men claimed it had been lost because it had been moved around so much between potential buyers,” the paper said.

Bosun’s comments:  According to our left wing whackos, the ACLU, many left of center liberals, several senators, congressmen, and even some presidential wannabes there is no reason to monitor communications or other NSA counter terrorism initiatives. 

Wonder if there are any foreign nationals out there conversing on dirty bomb plans?

Visit the ACLU website to read about the initiatives and mind set of those who want to prevent NSA from doing their job.

From the ACLU website:

ACLU v. NSA: The Challenge to Illegal Spying
In the first federal challenge ever argued against the president’s NSA spying program, the ACLU defeated the Bush administration in 2006, when a district court declared the program unconstitutional. In July 2007, the 6th Circuit overturned that decision. The appeals court refused to rule on the legality of the program, thereby denying Americans the chance to contest the warrantless surveillance of their telephone calls and e-mails. Read More >> ACLU vs NSA

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