Threat or No Threat?
A contract employee at the largest nuclear plant in the nation was stopped at aI don't know about you but explosive and nuclear don't quite go together. "
plant entrance Friday with a "relatively small" explosive device in his truck,
This would be no story at all if it weren't for where the man worked," a lawGee, you think?
enforcement official involved in the case said.
"There is no connection to terrorism. There is no threat to public safety."Then what the hell was an employee doing with an explosive device described as a "pipe bomb"? Maybe I'm missing something, so let's keep reading.
The pipe had suspicious residue, but APS said initial checks failed to show anyWhoa, hold on a minute, didn't you just tell me it was an "explosive device" and a "pipe bomb"? How the hell then is there no explosive material on the pipe? "
explosive material on the pipe.
MCSO bomb squad tests later determined that the capped pipe was a credibleThe Maricopa County Sheriff's Office seems a bit confused. Is it or is it not a bomb?
explosive device," APS said in a written statement.
Moreover, the device was so small that it would not have destroyed the truck ifThen why the hell all the fuss? If it wasn't enough to even blow up the truck, why am I even reading about this? The slant on the story should've been on how great the security at the plant is that they noticed this.
it had detonated, let alone a large facility like Palo Verde, the official said.
So let's review, an employee of the plant who has no business with explosives gets caught with a device that is called a pipe bomb but that really wouldn't even blow up his truck. And Homeland Security has so many layers to get to the reactor that this would be akin to a mosquito bite.
Should we be worried? You decide.