LMAO, and congress still funds research in drosophila genetics, due to number and size of chromosomes. Lets hope stem cell research can grow them a spine, though they DO tend after drosohilidae.
I'm not saying cold fusion isn't possible or has not occurred. It's apparently hard to reproduce in any meaningful scale though. I'm not saying utilization of nuclear waste is not possible, and reutilization is to some degree, though not without another Great Big Facility. Statistics say the impossible is just improbable, like Schrodinger's Cat.
Guvmint would fund shimmy dampers for a duckwaddle to justify their budget for next fiscal year, and swear it's better than shirt pockets.
Where's my flying car and Mr. Fusion?
Skeptical? Yes. Cynic? Yes.
Wrong? I sure hope so.