Jack DeVine Bio

Jack DeVine is a retired nuclear energy executive. He is a 1965 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and served as a nuclear submarine officer. He is a lifelong reader, an author, and a passionate observer of current events. He writes a weekly op-ed column for print and online distribution and is a regular contributor to The Patriot Post.


In his professional career, Jack led the planning and engineering for the safe multi-year recovery work at Three Mile Island following the nuclear accident there in 1979. He served in senior executive positions, including engineering Vice President at GPU Nuclear, Chief Closure Officer at the Savannah River Site, Senior Vice President and General Manager — US and Latin America Nuclear Operations with WorleyParsons, and Chief Decommissioning Officer at the Sellafield Nuclear site in the United Kingdom. He was cofounder and chairman of Polestar Applied Technology, a successful nuclear consulting firm serving U.S. and international clients.

Jack DeVine / September 22, 2022

Two Million Pawns

There’s unbridled fury at the transport of 50 migrants to Martha’s Vineyard — but not at the millions flooding into the country.

Jack DeVine / September 15, 2022

9/11, Then and Now

After 9/11, who really believes that domestic terrorism is the greatest threat facing our nation?

Jack DeVine / September 8, 2022

Biden’s Call to Arms

The president’s message came through loud and clear — but probably not the message he intended.

Jack DeVine / September 1, 2022

Promises Are for Keeping

What exactly does it mean to “forgive” a debt? And who can do it?

Jack DeVine / August 25, 2022

Cutting Through the Fog

The issues that concern most American voters have little to do with Donald Trump.

Jack DeVine / August 18, 2022

Time for a Clean Slate

A Trump/Biden rematch would be a real blast — but just think of the four-year hangover to follow!

Jack DeVine / August 11, 2022

The Tyranny of Pronouns

The new gospel of gender fluidity is being embedded in every aspect of modern life.

Jack DeVine / August 4, 2022

America’s Contract With Our Police

If we expect police to have our backs, we need to have theirs.

Jack DeVine / July 28, 2022

The U.S. Department of Injustice

Stepping through the door of the U.S. Capitol building is not an act of terrorism.

Jack DeVine / July 21, 2022

Circus Maximus: The January 6 Inquisition

Eighteen months after 1/6/21, the insurrection narrative is no more plausible than it ever was.

Jack DeVine / July 14, 2022

Roe v. Wade Temper Tantrums

The Left’s outrage over the Supreme Court’s reversal of its wrongful abortion precedent reaches a fever pitch.

Jack DeVine / July 7, 2022

The Politics — and Perils — of Rage

When did the temper tantrum become an acceptable reaction to anything and everything we don’t like?

Jack DeVine / June 30, 2022

Babies, Guns, and the Great Divide

Ignore the hysteria — there’s nothing extreme about SCOTUS rulings on concealed carry or Roe v. Wade.

Jack DeVine / June 23, 2022

The Gender Trap

The rush to redefine human gender and then attempting to re-engineer human bodies accordingly is a road to nowhere.

Jack DeVine / June 16, 2022

That’s Not Who We Are

J6 propaganda? Unequal justice under the law? Is that who we are?

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