Richard McPherson

There is No Private Sector Nuclear Power Industry in China and Russia

There is no commercial nuclear power industry in China and Russia.  It's all communist government sponsored as part of their goal of dominance ("control") over the United States as they set out to do operating with impunity under our laws in forming the Communist Party USA in 1919

American Ingenuity Convert the USS Enterprise CVN 75 into Small Modular Reactors

Using American Ingenuity convert the USS Enterprise CVN 75 built with hard earned taxpayer money in the 1950’s and maintained with taxpayer money for 55-years using its 50,000 plus tons of steel and other metals into thousands of Small Modular Reactors for American energy and economic security for the next 60 plus years.

Manufacturing Capability Capacity and Decline over Decades

From the start of the Industrial Revolution until after World War II Americans led the way in building manufacturing capabilities, capacity and quickly responding to needs as demonstrated by our grandparents and parents response to World War I and World War II.

United States Energy 2018 to 2050

The United States has been a net energy importer since 1953.  It is anticipated by 2022 the United States will be a net energy exporter.  Those 69-years will have taken a large economic toll on United States taxpayers, ratepayers fuel purchasers.  

The Lack of US Navy Leadership is Not a New Phenomenon or Isolated to the Navy

Reading writings about the lack of US Navy leadership because of the recent collisions at sea, did not just happen.  Erosion of leadership at all levels of our government has been a slow growing cancer for decades.

Puerto Rico Today--Like an EMP Attack

The tragedy unfolding in Puerto Rico, televised on the nightly news for all Americans to see, is an object lesson in what can happen if the electric grid and other life-sustaining critical infrastructures are suddenly destroyed by a natural or nuclear electromagnetic pulse (EMP), by cyber-attack, by physical sabotage, or by a combination of these.

Cut off People Receiving Taxpayer Funds to Overthrow the United States

Any person receiving money or tax advantages from taxpayers who is working to overthrow the country should immediately be cut off from those funds.

United States Standard Molten Salt Reactor Design

Over the past 60-years, the United States has not completed the nuclear fuel cycle.  As a result, Americans have been financially burdened by not enjoying energy independence and the economic security President Dwight D. Eisenhower and his advisors considered in preparing the “Atoms for Peace” speech he gave at the United Nations on December 8, 1953.

Instead of Emotions, use Demographics to Make Decisions about some Future Events

For over the past 45 years, I have pondered, studied, written and talked about national security, agriculture energy, water and economics.  A child born in the United States today, we can well understand how much electricity, water, food and other energy they be consuming, and how much municipal waste and sewage they will generate at age 18, when they can vote in 2035.  Below are three site I find interesting to obtain data; 2035 is an interesting year.

How Long is an Era?

This past weekend reviewing my life since the September 11, 2001 attack on America, I thought, “How Long is an Era”?  I looked it up.