The Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant near Omaha is basically sitting in a puddle of water after recent floods. That ... that can't be good, right? I mean, granted, nuclear fuel sort of sits in a puddle of water at the best of times -- that's how you keep it cool -- and a lot of the rumors floating around about the plant have turned out to be a bunch of bullroar. But even if there's no immediate danger from this plant -- which, as Rachel Maddow points out in the above clip, may or may not be true -- the …
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