Greg Boertje-Obed was released from Blount County Detention Center at 8:30pm on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 to await trial, currently scheduled for February 26, 2013.
Greg’s release came as a result of his request for a detention hearing following the reset of the trial date from October to February. He had originally declined to seek release, [...]
Ladies and Gentlemen, if you would please step to the left and move toward the rear of the chamber, please, we would like to accommodate as many people as possible in the Time Machine. I believe we have room for everyone, if we are all willing to get cozy. Our trip today will be a [...]Continue Reading
NNSA: The one thing they can manage right is shifting blame to others
The recent breach of security at the Y12 Nuclear Weapons Complex in Oak Ridge, TN, when three civilians, including an 82 year-old woman, penetrated the inner sanctum, high security PIDAS zone and made physical contact with the nation’s storehouse for nuclear weapons grade [...]
August 9 • Peace Lantern Ceremony ::
Throughout the afternoon, strong winds and heavy rain buffeted East Tennessee, but Misaki Tanaka’s facebook messages kept going out: “We will still meet for the Peace Lanterns. Bring your kimono.” and “Gathering at Earth Fare parking lot at 7:15—see you there!” Misaki was, again this year, the prime organizer [...]
Oak Ridge, Tennessee is the birthplace of the bomb—the uranium that fueled the world’s first atomic bomb, Little Boy, was enriched at the Y12 Nuclear Weapons Plant in Oak Ridge. In the years since, Y12’s mission shifted from uranium enrichment to production of thermonuclear secondaries; Y12 has produced the secondary for every nuclear warhead in [...]Continue Reading