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To: prometheus1976 who wrote (89990)4/29/2012 5:09:40 PM
From: FreedomForAll
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Golly, I thought he must have been a writer for Jay Leno! Its obvious he was invited to provide comic relief since none of his comments have any relevance to the Fed's real, obvious, albeit unstated, goal of transferring wealth and power from workers and industrialists to the Fed's member banksters.

He presents a logical argument based on reality that if the banksters get out of the way then productivity will increase due to self interest and the economy will prosper. He doesn't specify that a large part of that prosperity results from the removal of the parasitic effect of banking siphoning away a majority of that prosperity from those who produce it. Oh, and the result would be much smaller paychecks and power for banksters.

Does he actually expect the banksters to give up their hard-stolen riches just to benefit mankind because it is rational? Does he think he is addressing benevolent pirates?

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From: isopatch4/29/2012 10:48:47 PM
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One of the great female vocalists, IMO. Not hard on the eyes either:

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From: isopatch5/1/2012 1:45:46 PM
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Fukushima on Steroids: “Japan is in the Process of Contaminating the Entire Pacific Ocean”

By Dr. Mark Sircus
April 30, 2012

I wish everything I am reporting on were not true, or at least were less true than it appears. It does seem that Japan is in the process of contaminating the entire Pacific Ocean via continued uncontrolled releases of radioactivity at Fukushima.

After low-balling initial estimates of radiation releases, the Japanese authorities now acknowledge that substantial amounts of radioactive material leaked from the crippled Fukushima Dai-Ichi reactors.[1]

The nuclear disaster in Japan has released radioactive isotopes that have poisoned the country’s soil, food, and water.

The fallout is being rapidly taken up by living things and passed up the food chain with airborne radioactive isotopes reaching around the world but especially in the northern hemisphere where most of the radioactive particles will settle.

Most Americans have no idea what is happening. But within days of the accident at Fukushima radioactive contaminants were detected at monitoring stations in the Pacific Coast states.

Nearly 1% of the “hot” sulfur released from the plant is estimated to have traversed the Pacific to reach southern California beaches.[2]

I don’t think anyone was really ever that happy about nuclear power and nuclear weapons but a lot of money and power were concentrated in the nuclear industry.

Many of these people are riding around in limos today very happy with their luxurious lifestyle as the planet quickly becomes more contaminated.

Private companies are abandoning ship from the nuclear industry because the nuclear news is bad no matter how you look at it. And worse, others still in are headed for bad financial doom.

According to a recent article in the New York Times, the operators of 20 U.S. nuclear reactors—including some with licenses that expire soon—do not have sufficient funding for prompt dismantling.

If these reactors can’t keep working, their owners “intend to let them sit like industrial relics for 20 to 60 years or even longer while interest accrues in the reactors’ retirement accounts.”

Within the next 15 years as many as 100 industry-standard 900 MW nuclear reactors, concentrated in the “old nuclear” countries will have to be decommissioned, dismantled and made safe, which is impossible when it comes to nuclear plants and their dirty waste products.

Human stupidity and arrogance has really boomeranged on us in the arena of nuclear power.

It is extremely difficult and painful to entertain the thought that the future of the northern hemisphere—and perhaps even the habitability of the entire planet—is being brought into question. I am not a lone wolf saying this anymore for the story has touched the edge of the mainstream.

The story of the nuclear waste pools was just published in the Huffington Post. I imagine many do read that publication and what they read there should shake people up pretty good.

Pools are 100 feet above the ground and are completely
open to the atmosphere because the reactor buildings were
demolished by explosions. The pools could possibly topple or collapse
from structural damage coupled with another powerful earthquake.
Huffington Post

“The urgency of the situation is underscored by the ongoing seismic activity where 13 earthquakes of magnitude 4.0-5.7 have occurred off the northeast coast of Japan between April 14 and 17.

This has been the norm since the first quake and tsunami hit the Dai-Ichi site on March 11 of last year. Larger quakes are expected closer to the power plant,” continues the Huffington Post.

If an earthquake or other event were to cause this pool to drain, this could result in a catastrophic radiological fire that could wipe out most of the northern hemisphere; certainly it would be a massive civilization-breaking event some are suggesting.

Amazingly this is not the only nuclear situation going on. There is a new scare:

Two blasts at a chemical plant in western Japan killed one worker and injured at least 22 others on the 22nd of April. The explosions and fire occurred at a factory operated by comprehensive chemical manufacturer Mitsui Chemicals in Yamaguchi Prefecture, an official at Yamaguchi prefectural police said.

The complex is still on fire, and supposedly 3379 units of radioactive waste(200L in each unit) and uranium for nuclear fuel are preserved in the site.

One of the two missing workers was found dead, nine workers injured, and three residents in the area were also injured (cuts from broken glass). The prefectural government does say the depleted uranium is stored at the complex, but there has been no release of toxic materials from the fire, according to the prefectural government.

Some, on the other hand, are saying that a cloud of depleted uranium is heading towards Hawaii and west coast of the USA. How they would know that I do not know.

Well we have had that before, when the government used depleted uranium in its middle-eastern wars, and no one said anything about it so why would we expect it to be anything different now?

Biological Tipping Points

Are we going to wait until the emergency departments are overwhelmed with patients suffering from radiation sickness before we begin to get alarmed? In reality we really have no idea what is actually going to happen since such events have never happened before—not like this.

Every toxic exposure increases people’s vulnerability to radiation. Toxic accumulation, whether from heavy metals, chemicals, pesticides, food additives or preservatives, etc., will each take their toll, weakening our resistance to, or ability to clear radioactive particles from, our bodies.

The human herd has already been vastly weakened by vaccines containing nasty preservatives and other chemicals.

Our dentists have clobbered us with mercury fillings inches from our brains. The air is foul, the water is treated with poisons like fluoride, and many report that the air is full of chemtrails.

The list is endless but especially telling is the tonnage of mercury put into the atmosphere each and every day by the coal-fired electrical plants of the world.

Britain’s most senior accident and emergency doctor told the The Telegraph that weeks of intense pressures had left casualty departments “overwhelmed” with patients.

He said desperately sick people had been left for hours waiting on trolleys, with even those requiring intensive care enduring long delays.

Dozens of National Health Service units have in Britain have cancelled surgery and clinics for outpatients. At least 10 major centers issued “black alerts”—the highest emergency warning—meaning they were at breaking point.

For a large number of reasons it will not be long before modern medicine will be overwhelmed. Allopathic doctors will come up short not knowing what to do since pharmaceuticals just add more toxicity to the mix.

At Chernobyl no spent-fuel
pools were destroyed.

We all are just beginning to grasp that the danger. Technically it boils down to the fact that it’s the irradiated nuclear fuel stored in spent-fuel pools amidst the reactor ruins that are posing the greatest danger.

I have people writing to me telling me that the problem is astronomically vaster than Chernobyl in both complexity and quantity of substances released and that the total amounts of radiation being reported are way too low.

Here I am freaking out that we are at risk for something in the order of the 85 times the radiation of Chernobyl and I hear it could be much worse than that because of the plutonium factor.

I wrote Nuclear Toxicity Syndrome and the second edition of Iodine to address the radioactive dangers we face. We have not only ignored the heavy metal and chemical situation but also radiation exposure—all this adding up to a hugely perilous predicament.

[1] Citizens find radiation far from Fukushima. Science. 2011 Jun 17;332(6036):1368.

[2] Priyadarshi A, Dominguez G, Thiemens MH. Evidence of neutron leakage at the Fukushima nuclear plant from measurements of radioactive 35S in California. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Aug 30;108(35):14422-5.

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To: isopatch who wrote (89993)5/1/2012 2:26:42 PM
From: gold$10k
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Sometimes I wonder if my travels are more of a "farewell tour". <ng>

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To: gold$10k who wrote (89994)5/1/2012 9:39:03 PM
From: isopatch
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Don't blame you. Hard not to, at least, wonder if those who claim there's a conscious policy by global leaders to bring about a massive population decline aren't onto something. Although I'm not entirely convinced, does seem like a number of very powerful negative trends R being allowed to grow significantly worse with little or no effort to stop them.


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To: isopatch who wrote (89995)5/2/2012 8:28:47 AM
From: gold$10k
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I am aware of the alleged population reduction policy, but if true I would have thought that "they" would have wanted an inhabitable planet in its wake. There are other ways to accomplish the task... neutron bomb, bad food, disease, starvation, war.

Fukushima seems to me more like corporate negligence along the lines of the BP gulf oil disaster, BWDIK.

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To: isopatch who wrote (89995)5/2/2012 8:54:32 AM
From: Zincman
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I would suggest peak population is much more of a concern. Good article in this month Economist about China's birth/fertility rate problem. A genuine concern LT.

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To: gold$10k who wrote (89996)5/2/2012 11:09:37 AM
From: isopatch
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Agree. In fact, that's one of the principle reasons I've not accepted the mass depopulation argument AFA Fukushima is concerned.

How would the elite, their own families, and their close associates not suffer the same hi death rate as everyone else when these fuel pools collapse? Digging huge holes in the ground and putting in bunkers doesn't make sense. The 1/2 life of many of the lethal isotopes is thousands or years or more. It's not possible to store enough food to out last the duration of a lethally poisoned environment in large areas of North America AWA Japan.

Unless there's some kind of serum or inoculation protocol, unknown to the public, the odds of much of the elite dying horrible painful deaths - like everyone else - has to be staring them in the face. Yet, they do nothing. TEPCO doesn't even have pennies on the dollar to pay for currently available technology to expedite what can be done right now. In addition, a crash program is desperately needed to develop new techniques and tech to deal effectively with the situation. Those costs are unknown. An international effort will be imperative.

If nothing is done, beyond what we're now seeing? We should expect a mass migration out of the enormous areas receiving lethal doses. In fact, I suspect that's what's really behind all these martial law and police state preparations. Those in power, in the nations most impacted, have given up on saving vast areas of their sovereign territory. There's simply not enough time.


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From: isopatch5/2/2012 12:26:52 PM
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Probably 3-4 yrs ago, by now, put up a list of books I'd read to learn more about why and how empires/cultures/civilizations go into rapid decline and even collapse entirely. Reading these first rate studies by historians and anthropologists (in cases where there's little or no written records) frees us from the sometimes intense emotions that can seize and rob people of reason when they focus on America's LT negative socio/economic trends, especially when politics are injected. It's the primary reason, partisan political posts have been banned since I started the thread.

Anyway, every now and then, there's a new book that deserves to be added to the list. Recently mentioned Niall Ferguson's latest. Although his focus is on the rise of Western Civ., the severe weakening of the pillars which supported the ascent are, as he points out, now driving the rapid decline/collapse.

David Goldman, by contrast, isn't an academic, and like most of us who've spent our lives in the financial industry, he comes at you with a very down to earth approach in: How Civilizations Die. And Why Islam Is Dying Too. No kidding. This is an absolutely great book which looks at vitally important trends, and trend changes in recent history, with a well reasoned presentation of how they're most likely to play out in coming decades.

If there's such a thing as a must read? This is it!

(quoting from an Amazon review that better highlights some of the surprising and highly thought provoking key themes of the book's strongly evidenced themes)

<...places high value on 3 points of view that have been virtually taboo in the world of our cultivated intelligentsia in New York and Washington. The first is the value of women having children and rearing them properly - even women with careers and other lifestyle options. The second is the importance of religious life in the modern world, especially for the educated class whose nihilistic, materialistic and low-fertility behavior threatens the survival of the nations they lead. The third scandalous idea (especially for the NY Times) is that Israel shines as a symbolic exception to the cultural and political disintegration and degradation not only of the Muslim Middle East, but in fact post-Christian Europe, as well. Yes, those pesky Jews who in Congressional District #9 just repudiated the favorite politician of the NYT, whose presidency is now endangered.

In the educated class of America and Europe, the terms of discussion have changed dramatically in recent years. Anti-colonialism, the white man's burden, the triumph of secularism and socialism - all the points of view that used to be mandatory for graduates of our elite universities are now being turned upside down by the analytical insight of David Goldman and others like him. Except there are few like him.>:

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To: isopatch who wrote (89999)5/2/2012 12:32:59 PM
From: Selectric II
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Interesting. Just added it to my Amazon cart.


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