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Thursday, June 9, 2011

Japan Nuclear Holocaust (again!) / Economy also cooked!

Japan was ground zero for the world's introduction to atomic power, which has grown exponentially more destructive since 1945. It would appear, actually it is certain, that Japan is once again ground for even more devastating Nuclear power that is all but certain to render most of Japan, including Tokyo uninhabitable. The following video from Tokyo (not Fukushima) proves how contaminated the ground has become in areas of Japan, much further away than Fukushima. How long before the people of Japan (and the world) can no longer be kept in the dark about the actual radiation levels, not just in Japan but neighboring countries and all the way across the Northern hemisphere, N. America in particular?

“Nuclear power is one hell of a way to boil water.”
Albert Einstein
The quantities of radiation released to date are unprecedented, say the Japanese government, and they are very sorry for having withheld important information.  They will also likely claim it “unprecedented” as people across the island nation and northern hemisphere are subjected to short and long term exposure to radioactive materials emitted from the power plants 3 reactors in full meltdown. Read more


 Alternate headline: Great Depression worries go mainstream.  I guess we can count Barack Obama among the 51% who aren’t worried about it, since he’s not even worrying about a double-dip recessionCNN’s latest poll shows an almost even split between Americans who expect a big collapse within a year, and, er, Americans who aren’t quite as worried about it:

President Barack Obama’s overall approval rating has dropped below 50 percent as a growing number of Americans worry that the U.S. is likely to slip into another Great Depression within the next 12 months, according to a new national poll. Read more
 Tens of millions of American families are about to go through economic hell and most of them don't even realize it. Most Americans don't spend a whole lot of time thinking about things like "monetary policy" or "economic cycles".  The vast majority of people just want to be able to get up in the morning, go to work and provide for their families.  Most Americans realize that things seem "harder" these days, but most of them also have faith that things will eventually get better.  Unfortunately, things aren't going to get any better.  The number of good jobs continues to decline, the number of Americans losing their homes continues to go up, people are having a much more difficult time paying their bills and our federal government is drowning in debt.  Sadly, this is only just the beginning. Read more

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