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Why such hatred toward America's freedom of religion?
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Michael Shames
It will take more than the flip of a switch to replace power lost from the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant.
A blackout that swept across parts of the Southwest and Mexico apparently began with a single utility worker and a minor repair job.
"It's sort of like saying the main reason for the Great Chicago Fire was the cow. The cow started the fire by kicking over the lantern but that's not what caused it," he said.
Shames said blaming the Arizona utility worker would be like overlooking the role of wooden buildings and inadequate firefighting protection in Chicago's 1871 fire.