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One thing that I found interesting on the World's electricity Consumption Chart

United States 3.8 Gazillion Hertz hours Population 300 Million
European Union 2.8 Gazillion Hertz hours Population 460 Million
Yet those pesky liberal North-European countries are far less efficient users of electricity than we are. Same with Canada. Those flippin' tree huggers do more to ruin the environment than we do.
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You can do your own math on the 2015 inflation projections, but around $10 - $11 billion each. (Apologies if Ed's the SME here and I'm stomping on his toes...I just like the Google exercise)

The Economics of Nuclear Power
So $5Trillion upfront cost to get the AMG with Designo Package.

Interesting stimulus.

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We could create an untold number of jobs for laid-off auto workers in this industry, and keep who knows how many laborers & engineers working, by deciding "fuck it" and investing in nothing but nuclear power generation as a USACE initiative. Of course, it sounds like it would cost $5 trillion over the next 8-10 years. But it would do amazing things for the environment, and it's not like that money - tons of it - wouldn't find it's way into the economy.
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So $5Trillion upfront cost to get the AMG with Designo Package.

Interesting stimulus.
Who da thunk it?

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