Columnist: The truth must be told, Fukushima a major global threat to all living flora and fauna… Mainstream media not best source of information — Gundersen: Only thing saving us is the internet (AUDIO)

Published: November 16th, 2013 at 12:28 pm ET


Columnist Kay MacDuffee, for the Caledon Enterprise (Greater Toronto), Nov. 13, 2013: […] perhaps the most pressing and disturbing information that goes unreported is the urgency of Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant situation. […] 300 tons [now reported to be 400 tons] of contaminated water are flowing out of this facility daily into the Pacific Ocean […] While much of the world has continued with their lives forgetting about the Fukushima disaster, scientists from across the world who have been monitoring the radiation leaking out of Fukushima Plant, have found that the rate of flow has actually been increasing dramatically, causing a major global threat to all living flora and fauna. […] I am always reluctant to spread bad news, but the truth must be told. I have read and researched the facts on this story from many sources and it keeps coming up the same. This, despite the fact that after each CBS news story reporting radioactivity signs on the US West Coast, the reporter adds with a cheery smile, “But you can still play and swim on the beaches here”. Or “But you may still eat (the contaminated) bluefin tuna.” […] And more and more often, mainstream media is not the best source of information.

Fairewinds Chief Engineer Arnie Gundersen, Coast to Coast AM with John B. Wells, Nov. 9, 2013 (at 23:15 in): The only thing that’s saving us is the internet. This happened at Chernobyl and it happened at TMI – but government controlled the printing presses. With the internet, we control the printing press. Unfortunately the government is still sitting on the information.

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Published: November 16th, 2013 at 12:28 pm ET


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79 comments to Columnist: The truth must be told, Fukushima a major global threat to all living flora and fauna… Mainstream media not best source of information — Gundersen: Only thing saving us is the internet (AUDIO)

  • Time Is Short Time Is Short

    "Only thing saving us is the internet"

    Well, that's the next thing to go:

    'The Internet Is Now Weaponized, And You Are The Target'

    • Jebus Jebus

      Doesn't matter. You can not stop the truth.
      It can be told with smoke and a blanket…

      • 富岡_Blue_Heron Blue_Heron

        Amateur radio could possibly help in case of disruption by reporting via telemetery, traffic nets, etc.

        • fireguyjeff fireguyjeff

          Blue_Heron….Amateur Radio is why we knew about Chernobyl within hours (or less) than the Gorbachev. It took about 4 days for the political hacks in USSR to cave in "up the the chain" to
          admit there was any sort of problem. If queried from the top down, there were many many levels of administrators who were clueless because those below them were hoping to cover up any sort of problem on "their watch". Amateur Radio allowed the world to have up to the minute near real time information that the MSM could/would never have pulled off. The same will be the case in any sort of future large scale disaster, natural or man made. de WA7MLH

        • Crash2Parties Crash2Parties

          Why limit your assumptions of amateur radio to voice?


          High-speed multimedia radio (HSMM)
          shortwave radio WRT54G

          Interesting site:

          • 富岡_Blue_Heron Blue_Heron

            I'm going to hang out on the monitoring thread on the assumption I'm going to learn some useful and helpful practicalities and to see how amateur communications may or have already been implemented.

            Just wish I still had "my" Keithley meter.

        • unincredulous unincredulous

          Don't see a lot of ham radio recievers at major retail outlets. Are there even any radios with shortwave frequency tuners being sold. I have not been looking, but old radios at garage sales are the only ones I seem to see with those frequency ranges, and they are rare. I bought a Grundig reciever at an auction for $1.00; I guess that reveals a lack of interest. One older gentlemen came up to me after I bought it and asked, " I wonder if it works, the battery is dead." My, that's all it took to kill interest? I bought it and put a battery in it, it works fine.

          If we have a Carrington event, and fires break out nationwide there will be no internet. Lack of communication will be the rule. I will probably die from heart attack, thinking about all the nuke plants melting down.

          Boiling frog experiment over. The water boiled away,commence fried frog dinner.

    • weeman

      No the Internet is only the media, only we can save ourselves from ourselves and you can talk all day about it, but to make a impact you have to physically make a stance, in a non aggressive manner, Take the salt boycott in India, in our case it should be withholding electic payment, every other month, that is progressive, buy electic only from renewable energy companies, etc, as a collective we win and we need a far larger base than we have now.
      Greenpeace get your act together you were created to fill this void, not whales, please I love whales but there is other organizations too.
      It all gets me so mad and uncomprehendable, but I will be heard, like it or not, absolutely no malice intended.

    • Gradius

      I don't see a hope for this. Even if they bury the entire Fukushima complex, how will you clean up the Ocean? They dropped 400T/day, for almost 3 YEARS, or around 1020 days as now.

      400T * 1020 = 408,000T. This as Ocean only, no one ever know how much that crap went to atmosfer. We polluated everything, everywhere too since before Industrial Revolution. I have no doubt we killed the planet and passed the red line (where Nature could recover). To me is already too late. If you feed the mass with all this news, it will do WORSE than good. They will go into insane mode, zombie mode, killing mode, rapping mode, etc, etc. Think about it.

      • zardoz2012 zardoz2012

        You are right. The masses can't know the truth or it would start Armageddon.

        And also, if we were to turn off all of the nuclear power plants, and bad as they are, can you think about what would happen if cities and countries didn't have electricity that they have come to rely on? Millions or billions would also die in a scenario like that too, and it would be very violent.

        We are truly in a no-win situation.

        • We Not They Finally

          Agreed If the masses know we can have a premature total collapse of everything…So we ourselves can come to terms with this horror show..But we have to keep informing and educating people.

          At first they will not accept mankind can be so foolish as to create scenarios where all this is unfolding….As for Armageddon it will start itself….

    • weeman

      I live in Caledon Ontario and recieve this publication, they are a very small local paper, catering to a rich yuppie community that is very Eco aware and educated.
      All I can say that this little paper has covered the story better than our regional and national papers have and I much appreciate that, grassroots is we're change will happen.

  • charlie3

    That column alone makes MacDuffee a better journalist than every Pulitzer Prize winner combined, and the Caledon Enterprise nobler than the all the big city Times, Posts, Examiners, Suns and Heralds in the world.

  • flatsville

    >>>Fukushima a major global threat to all living flora and fauna…<<<

    So is the NPP in your own backyard, but people would rather gape at the 50 car pile up in Japan…hat tip to Socrates re: road wreck analogy.

    • Jebus Jebus

      Maybe so, but all life is on a bus, on the Fukushima freeway, heading for the wreck, with no brakes, no steering, pedal to the floor and no key switch…

  • Homolumina Homolumina

    Surprisingly many of those with whom I share about Fukushima, about the severity of the problem, many tell me that they are in conscious denial since they feel they cannot do anything about it, so they decide to just keep living their lives and be ignorant. And those are intelligent, educated people who are usually not ignorant. The sense of helplessness, of "there is no place to hide" is befalling me too – what can really be done ? Anybody some suggestions ? I was also thinking of informing my direct neighborhood – but to do what ? It is very depressing as it is and is affecting my mood a great deal. Is anybody out there with some suggestions ? I have bought Dr. Apley's book – it is so complicated and sophisticated that I stopped trying to dig into it. Eating foods that "protect" from radiation will be contaminated – so where is the point ? A Geiger Meter does not really tell you what kind of radiation in which amount is present, so – what to do ???

    • MochiMadness

      Homolumina, first, take a deep breath.

      What you are experiencing with people is a common coping mechanism. There are times that you can get through to them, but it usually takes a lot of energy (no pun intended). It's called Cognitive Dissonance and sometimes Normalcy Bias. It's not that they are unintelligent. It's not that they don't care or they don't care about their kids. Their minds see that the problem is so massive (kind of like when you pose the question, "What's beyond the universe? Are we in a fishbowl on a desk? or is space infinite?) Human minds are not designed to deal with constant unknowns. They crave and gravitate towards structure–any structure. Something to point at and say, "There! That's the answer!"

      What can be done? I'm not a nuclear physicist nor an engineer. What I do know is isotopes–once in the environment, there is no "cleaning them up". Once dispersed this way into our environment, you can't control them any more than you can control the rays of the sun.

      Your mood is not unusual, either. Have you heard of the stages of grief? I see this all the time in terminal patients. Those who understand it, stand by and allow the person to go through the process, helping when we can–being silent when we can't. Some come through to acceptance, some don't.

      My question to you is, what gives your life meaning? If I were to tell you that you will die in 1 year, what would you do with that time in order to make your life meaningful?…

      • Homolumina Homolumina

        Dear MochiM.,

        thank you so much for taking the time and reply… All you say deeply resonates with me and I have come to the point where I think about preparing to die and help people die… accepting that we all are born to die and now our dying is affected by the radioactive pollution. And you are right, I am grieving, first there was so much anger, and under all that anger is an immeasurable amount of grief – I love our planet, all life so very very much, it gives my life meaning… and it is being destroyed by anthropocentric criminals. I want to prepare to work in palliative care, while maintaining my connection and communication with nature. But there is nothing I can tell those who are stuck in cognitive dissonance, this is isolating… The realization of what is happening is crushing, and it gives me solace to know I am not alone – so thank you for that. Warmly – Homolumina

        • MochiMadness

          Homolumina, my post was cut off after that last.

          What my ending statement was…"What gives your life meaning?"

          Do that.

          You seem to have a direction, you know what you want to do, what would make your life mean something to you. That is all that counts. If you make someone happy or ease their pain along the way, then you'll find that's really just a bonus.

          You're not alone. A lot of the spitting anger that you see on these blogs–a lot of the "doomers"–you'll also see "fixers", the ones convinced that there is SOME WAY if we just TRY HARD ENOUGH to figure this out.

          Stages of grief. Anger, bargaining, depression, denial, and finally–acceptance. It's normal to flip between them, too. Just when you think you've got a handle on it–BAM!–life knocks you on your keister.

          The truth is clear in this disaster–it's right in front of everyone, every single day. Dying sea life by the the hundreds of thousands, cancers in animals as well as people, government obfuscation, raised limits of "safe radiation levels" (did radiation change when I wasn't looking? What made it safer today at 1000x the dose than yesterday?), rampant cases of neurological diseases such as Fibromyalgia, MS, mental illnesses, Chronic Fatigue–it's all there, dots connected.

          Do your best, Homolumina, for yourself and for others.

          • Homolumina Homolumina

            Thank you so much MochiM., thank you. Your clarity, sense of reality and level of awareness is comforting, and if I could I would send you a "friend request", smiles. I hear you, it encourages me what you say, and so it will be. Blessings your way –


          • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

            Mochi, you are very wise and very perceptive… 🙂

            • Naha Johari

              I second that. Thanks Mochi. The process of accepting helplessness is indeed painful. Everyone grasps at any sign of hope no matter how slim it is.

              If, or perhaps when, it all hits the fan, we & our kids will all be terminal cancer patients without any miracle drugs.

              Tomorrow they say they will start moving the SFP4 death sticks to Shinzo Abe's mad 2020 Tokyo Olympics deadline. Even that word deadline has an ominous tone now.

    • unincredulous unincredulous

      An odd sounding helicopter just flew over my apartment. Never know. They could drop a radioactive cloud on area and the people there would die of cancer. Soon, that could be a S.O.P. after all they can blame it on Japan. "Just another normal radioactive cloud." Nothing to see here, folks, move along.

      Sad but true don't you think?

      Just that I am thinking of it is sad. Reminds me of the movie, Apocalypto. Fear can't take over your soul if you don't let it, but to ignore your instincts is not natural. Mad Max XVI signing off…

  • Cisco Cisco

    Just another nuclear shill "Jonesing" for fees and favors. Maybe this is one of the reasons that Forbes Magazine is currently up for sale.

    Their research and reporting are un-scienfic, inaccurate, and frequently misleading. In the Article, "Fukushima Radiation In Pacific Tuna Is Equal To One Twentieth Of A Banana" <;,

    Tim Worsal relies on 2 year old data as if there has been no change in the the amount of radionuclides entering the
    atmosphere and the ocean, to date. He uses the debunked lie that bananas are more radioactive than the tuna tested.

    His faulty suppositions and conclusions are based on tuna tested in August of 2011. What kind of professional writer or journalist would ignore nearly 2 years of a dynamically changing event, basing his conclusions on data that does not represent current conditions that are requisite for an accurate and honest appraisal?

    That would be a shill. Fuku you Tim Worsal! If you'll give me your mailing address, I'll be please to send you a case of those Pacific tuna you say are safer to eat than a banana.

    • fireguyjeff fireguyjeff

      Cisco……I finished college back in 1981. My girlfriend graduated with a BA in Technical Journalism. Hence, my social life was permeated with journalism majors. The essence of their curriculum was to learn how to write about a topic they had little understanding of so that an 8th grader (US) would be able read the story and not be overwhelmed.

      The journalist of those days had little to no choice on what stories they were assigned to write about. Their stories were subject to dictatorial editing by the papers owner/editor.
      All too often they were given an agenda to slant, i.e "spin".
      Their job was to gather and organize information under some one else's bias.

      Fast forward to now….Hard to call the MSM writers of the present "journalists". The spelling errors and garbled grammar in today's MSM stories reek of little or no college education. A professor friend of mine has a horrible problem with students thinking that if spell check finds no errors then "good to go", with no thought for actual grammar or punctuation. The MSM writers are no different than the talking heads on TV. Just youtube search for
      Proof That News is Controlled by a Central Script Writer.
      Very disturbing to watch!

      So Mr.Worsal has made a Faustian bargain with the WSJ.
      No surprise there.
      His higher ups have an agenda….keep the herd calm.
      His next story could be one about genital acne…nothing to be concerned about. Go shopping after the game! Party on Garth!!

    • Cisco Cisco

      Correction: Author…Tim Worstall and link

      "Fukushima Radiation In Pacific Tuna Is Equal To One Twentieth Of A Banana"

  • flatsville

    My stock response to the banana issue is that when a banana plantation blows up, it doesn't spread Strontium 90 through the atmosphere. That usually ends the debate.

    • unincredulous unincredulous

      Oh my God, he's got a banana! Rat-a-tat-tat-ata-ata. He's down! Someone call the FBI. Men in black arrive and clean up the site. They place a large UFO on top of the banana and leave. Nothing to see here, folks, just a UFO.

    • Au Au

      hahaha! That'd be right.

    • Discordian

      Is that Strontium 90 in your pants, or are you just happy to see me?

      • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

        Only in a wet dream 🙂 Birth numbers are dropping globally like a rock on purpose and Strontium does not make any little fella happy at all, but in fact the little fella stays very sad.. 🙁

  • unincredulous unincredulous

    They call this a nuclear accident. I disagree. With better planning this could have been prevented. So it is actually an act of wanton endangerment of the entire planet. An example of an accident would be something like a meteor landing on the power plant.

    I propose that someone try to get a direct answer from Tepco to this question: If a meteor such as the recent one in Russia that was seen and videotaped at Chelyabinsk had hit the Fukushima nuclear plants, would it have been an extinction level event and just how much radiation would be released into the atmosphere from the spent and otherwise nuclear fuel rods at the plant.

    And then ask government authorities to answer whether or not it is irresponsible for a private citizen to keep an equivalent amount of destructive power potential on his property in the form of TNT.

  • Socrates

    There is zero tolerance for everything unless some corporation is making money on it and makes campaign contributions. Then the wheels are greased and our "elected officials" tell us to just suck it up.

    They can also raise the permissible limits.

    A "safe" is a function of the magnitude of campaign contributions by industry. Just coincidentally, the voting record of the politician correlates almost 100% with the amount of campaign contributions received.

    • flatsville

      So true.

      And where Utilities are concerned, they don't want you making you own electric via solar even if the voters demanded and passed a RES.

      Many enviro groups are in court defending RES.

      The situation in AZ is paricularly digusting given the Utility's use of a senior non-profit as a front group.

      • unincredulous unincredulous

        Yes, disgusting. A quote from the article:

        "We're in the middle of a bitter political fight," he said in defense of funding the ads. "This is not a battle that we want to fight, but we cannot back down."

        I have a middle finger for his middle of his fight.

        I am reading a book called "The Anatomy of Disgust." It was published in 1997. I guess an update to the book will be in order.

  • TheBigPicture TheBigPicture

    Internet is waking the world. In time, nuclear will be over. Will be gone. Other poisons as well .. countries are abandoning nuclear, outlawing GMO's, etc. Takes time, but it's happening.

    • unincredulous unincredulous

      Bigger picture : Northern Hemisphere experiences radiation levels that make life there uninhabitable. All the people maintaining nuclear plants there die. cooling systems fail from lack of maintenance. All northern hemisphere nuclear power plants go critical and release enough radiation to quickly exterminate remaining life on earth. Moon laughs.

  • unincredulous unincredulous

    I just read a story in the paper about a murderous crime boss convicted finally at age 84 for crimes committed in the '70s and '80s.
    The story said that the trial revealed FBI complicity.

    Japanese company caused toxic radioactive contamination of the whole Pacific Ocean. Japanese government says everything is safe and contained in the harbor. They put up a sign forbidding escape to the ocean, I guess.

    World Trade Center turns to dust with an incredible amount of asbestos in it. US EPA declared that air is safe to breathe.

    Man gets pulled over for no seatbelt. Says his Coke fell on the floor and he unbuckled to get it up before the lid fell off. Man gets twenty-five dollar fine.

    I am afraid to eat seafood, milk, etc. Government raises radiation standard allowed amount.

    Man goes to doctor and says he is depressed. Doctor gives prescription for depression. Years later, doctor asks patient if he is happy. Patient says not really. Doctor says pick up prescription on the way out. Patient sees counselor. By the end of first session, both leave office crying about how life sucks. Next session, counselor determined not to have same outcome.
    What if life really does suck? At least the life we have. I for one applaud the Catholic Church standing up and insisting the earth was flat. I hope it slowed the development of science just a little. If they had been successful just a bit longer, Einstein may never have realized that that atom could be split for a few…

    • unincredulous unincredulous

      … more years. Einstein might have discovered 99 percent efficient solar cells.

      • bo bo

        Great rant. I love the ending.

        84 yr old crime boss? Whitey Bulger ?
        Did u know he was a victim of MK ultra mind control program ? Just a weird sidenote.

  • unincredulous unincredulous

    I figure with my luck, if I won the lottery the world would end. Spent fuel removal at SPF 4 starts Monday. If I win tonight, I will be on a plane for S.A. by next Friday. But TSA probably would not let me go… internet blogger, ya know. Doesn't like DNA scramblers. Strip search! I think I will buy a fast boat. I never had much luck with boats. Only boat I ever went out on to the ocean, I threw the second anchor out only to watch the end of the rope go overboard. Borrowed boat so never suspected. Almost ran out of fuel getting back to shore. Made it though. Have to check Google Earth for one of those secret openings to inner earth. I will donate to Enenews.

  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    🙂 Yes, donate to Enenews!

  • pinksailmatt pinksailmatt

    Nice article talking about symptoms of radiation related illnesses.

    • pinksailmatt pinksailmatt

      "Damage happens when radiation interacts with oxygen, causing certain molecules to form in the body. These molecules can damage or break strands of DNA in cells. The cells may die."

    • Yes. Good article.

      Radiation Damage:
      Last updated May 2013

      University of Maryland Medical Center
      "…symptoms can happen immediately or months or years after exposure to radiation:"

      …or decades

  • demo demo

    To preserve the internet, consider adapting this in your town, cuz wikileak revealed TPP/TAFTA danger for the net:
    Just get a few consituents to convince their Supe or Councilmember to put it on an agenda, then organize massive lobbying for it. If you're near San Fran Monday noonish, or know someone who is: TPP'd encompass 40% of world's people & 60% of GDP's, combined w/ TAFTA = maybe biggest corporate coup in history negotiated in secret w/ 600+ corporate lobbyists. Bless all you who are taking various actions re Fuku, whether raising public awareness or lobbying, organizing, etc. Don't give up, just what "they" want and not healthy for ya either. Joan Baez "The antidote to despair is action." There's a municipal Res re Fuku you can copy, too (posted previously).

  • We Not They Finally

    There are arguments that we have many times destroyed ourselves but was it ever this bad? Is the human experiment going into complete failure?We are being nuked out of existence.That means not only is the ocean dying but the food chain which originates in the ocean and our atmosphere is in grave danger..As I said its the trifecta.our highly evolved breatherians will not survive.Yes to go into a state of what has been called sahaj Samadhi will help.But the only way humanity may survive is to use technology which we have and go live elsewhere in the universe.Another case of Krypton exploding and life goes elsewhere?Maybe after millions of yrs the survivors can return.

  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    Life in another Universe?…we can't get to the moon.

    • We Not They Finally

      Its completely out of the owners of Gas nuclear and electric energy and the possible loss of billons of dollars if we go in another direction like alternatives that we have probably had for along time.What happened to the people who brought in patents for this energy.They disappeared and were never seen again.So much for advanced energy systems.Its all about greed greed greed.Now its about the end of life on this planet thanks to a never ending ELE in Japan.

  • Sam

    If the universe decides that humans are not needed, a great 'thought experiment' will come to an end.

    • zardoz2012 zardoz2012

      I think there are other worlds. This isn't the only one that has intelligent life. And we may have to go to those worlds if this one collapses. Not physically, spiritually.

      • We Not They Finally

        zardoz yes we have to leave when we are not wanted. May loving power assist us in that move…

        • Even The Birds HATE Me Now DisasterInterpretationDissorder

          Hi WNTF , its not that we are "not wanted" .. far from it actually..

          Its that our addiction and selfwhoreshipping and technologicall destruction capabilities pushed ourselfes "above and outside the "laws" the matrix of life needs to obey to exist , leaving it no choice then to collapse on us..
          Those upholding that mentally will not get much love anywhere i think , being cancer and all..this world or other worlds or afterlife.. does not matter..

    • We Not They Finally

      No its not the universe its humans themselves in their proclivity to violence ignorance greed and idiocy. It takes idiots to blow up their own planet.

  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    However this is a scientific blog..and the discussion should remain considering the physical capabilities of Human.
    What are the physical capabilities of Human to correct or even avoid the destiny before them?

    Ya..We all sod off to another world..spiritually..
    Some of seems ..had hoped to have our spirits hang out behind the barn..not in outer space…(sigh).

    • We Not They Finally

      There are no proclivities for humanity to rescue this world.The only hope is advanced alien Consciousnes that is here to help us.Can they save us from ourselves.??? its very late to stop this.The 1% would rather die than give up their power and they will take us with them.

  • spiritwoman

    Homolumina, I continue to post that all is not lost. I've said what I know to be true many ways and offered resources. I would repeat but the way this website works, repetition won't get printed. Some computer program that recognizes words is running so I have to come up with a new way to say what I have said before.
    A few years ago a book called The Secret was a best seller. It oversimplifies the Law of Attraction but it does a good job of bringing attention to its power. If you are preoccupied with negativity of some sort, it is likely to manifest. Thoughts are energy and affect matter. We are all basically energy and we share our energetic underpinnings with our world. One example: we are the ocean.
    What you can do in your neighborhood is bring the truth to those in denial or who just aren't paying attention. It is up to each neighbor to accept or reject. Tell them to do their own research, not just on the problem, but on solutions. For those it means thinking outside the box, trusting that solutions will manifest once the lessons of this disaster are learned.
    In my own research, my work and my life, I have seen the power of focused positive thought, namely, healing. If each person worked to be a beacon of light, we would banish the darkness.
    Other info: Gingko from Standard Process is protective and safe. I would rec esp for children while the adults heal the planet, not out of fear but love.

  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    Excellent! 🙂 "For those it means thinking outside the box"

    • Even The Birds HATE Me Now DisasterInterpretationDissorder

      …trusting that solutions will manifest once the lessons of this disaster are learned…
      Despite my visible lack of enthousiasme , i do believe also in this , on different levels at the same time..
      My lack of entousiasme stems from being pessimistic about humanity's capability to change from the inside..and the time left..
      And the mind of politicians taken hostage by the industry aka the "pushers"

      You know I smoked a lot of grass.
      Oh Lord! I popped a lot of pills.
      But I've never touched nothin'
      That my spirit couldn't kill.
      You know I've seen a lot of people walking 'round
      With tombstones in their eyes.
      But the pusher don't care
      If you live — or if you die.
      God Damn! The pusher.
      God Damn! The pusher.
      I said God Damn! God damn the pusher man.
      You know the dealer, the dealer is a man
      With a lump of grass in his hand.
      But the pusher is a monster
      Not a natural man.
      The dealer for a nickel
      Goin to sell you lots of sweet dreams.
      Ah…but the pusher will ruin your body;
      Lord he'll leave your mind to scream.
      God Damn! The pusher.
      God Damn! God damn the pusher.
      I said God Damn! God damn the pusher man.
      Well now if I were the president of this land
      You know I'd declare total war on the pusher man.
      I'd cut him if he stands, and I'd shoot him if he run,
      And I'd kill him with my bible, and my razor and my gun….
      GOD DAMN! The pusher
      God damn the pusher.
      I said God damn! God damn the pusher…

  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    …and/or cage created! 🙂

  • Socrates

    Fukushima is a handicap and a warning. With luck, future generations will survive.

    Last week, Planet of the Apes was on cable tv. I just hope that it will not turn into On the Beach.

    These are real possibilities.

    Meanwhile, we must act "as if." Have we not lived under the shadow of nuclear war with duck and cover in the 50's. Knowing what we know, duck and cover procedures would not help survival rates. Bomb shelters were selling back then…

  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    Bomb shelters are still flying off the shelves and in great numbers/volume even today. 🙁

  • MVB Michael Van Broekhoven

    Greetings from Japan. I went to check it out and left much faster than intended.
    My blogpost about that visit on Nov 13, 2013:

    PS: Low-Level Nuclear Waste is being sold as food in Japan. You'd never guess looking at the surfers and fishing boast on the Fukushima Coast…

  • We Not They Finally

    Anyone who is still concerned with global population is a demented psychopath..Actually the disaster of fukeshima which is a true ELE threatens the entire population of the world and threatens severely all living organisms…

    So after totally screwing up these maniacs are still pushing the TWO…While your at it why not start WW111..The first people to cut their population should be the 1%

  • Gabe Gabe

    It is hunting season and I do hear that the globalists think there are too many people on the planet.
    Well, let us assist them in ridding the planet of these toxins they call humanity.
    The depopulation begins with eliminating THEM!

  • PlowboyGrownUp

    We have open season on wild pigs in TX. Feral pigs.

    • Gabe Gabe

      Well, that does sound like our piggy! The feral part especially.
      I was chatting with a friend last week re. The feral pig issue in Texas. I saw a video re. A German hunter with a nifty rifle who shot 6 feral pigs in perhaps 10-15 seconds.
      They pay a bounty, right?
      I wondered if people eat the meat from these pigs, or perhaps sell it to dog food canneries, etc. the is a tremendous amount of pork based dog food on the market of late.
      Heck, we could all drive down to your place and hunt piggy meat for a weekend!

      • PlowboyGrownUp

        I don't know if there's a bounty. A friend was catching them in cage traps and selling them to someone who shipped them to Europe (France) I think, where the meat was served in restaurants as "Texas wild boar". They are edible of course, a lot less fat than commercial pigs.
        Some of them get pretty big and can be dangerous if you meet up with them. Heard of an 800 pounder in East Texas.

  • Gabe Gabe

    1,011 comments to Gov’t: US, Canada hit with “high concentrations” of Fukushima nuclear material; Tremendous impact all over world, enormous public health consequences — West Coast plume was 500% of level requiring NRC be notified — UC Berkeley Prof.: “We did indeed see high… fairly… I mean… some… level of radiation” (AUDIO)

    But, of course, piggy knows better !!!!!!!!!! LOL!