On May 4, 2011, the Subcommittee on Energy and Power and the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy conducted a hearing titled The Role of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in America’s Energy Future.
Watching that hearing and digesting what I heard has resulted in several sleepless nights. I have been struggling with how to share the knowledge that comes from combining the experience of watching that performance with the experience gained in a 33 year long career as a presidentially commissioned leader serving to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.
I have determined that although Gregory Jaczko may be a personally honorable man who is doing the best job he knows how to do, he is a domestic enemy to the Constitution of the United States. He is serving as the chairman of a presidentially appointed commission that has been granted significant decision making authority based on a presumption of expertise in a highly technical field. He is ruling that commission in a unilateral (almost royal) manner based on a broad reading of legislative language that grants authority normally assigned to the full commission to the person occupying the appointed position of chairman.
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