Discussion Thread for August 30 – September 5, 2011

Published: August 30th, 2011 at 6:16 am ET


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Published: August 30th, 2011 at 6:16 am ET


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502 comments to Discussion Thread for August 30 – September 5, 2011

  • Ken31ONCA


    here is a pretty interesting read about the nuclear test site in nevada, about radiation poisioning thier own people. And the cancer and lukemia they caused. they called the people the “downwinders” and decided thier suffering and shortened lives were worth 50,000 if they decided to approve the cases. its important to remember history cause you never know when something like it will happen again. id love to hear anyones thoughts it is from wikipedia

    Fallout Exposure in RadsA 1979 study reported in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that:

    A significant excess of leukemia deaths occurred in children up to 14 years of age living in Utah between 1959 and 1967. This excess was concentrated in the cohort of children born between 1951 and 1958, and was most pronounced in those residing in counties receiving high fallout.[12]

    In 1982, a lawsuit brought by nearly 1,200 people accused the government of negligence in atomic and/or nuclear weapons testing at the Nevada Test Site in the 1950s, which they said had caused leukemia and other cancers. Dr. Karl Z. Morgan testified that radiation protection measures in the tests were substandard.[13]

    In a report by the National Cancer Institute, released in 1997, it was determined that ninety atmospheric tests at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) deposited high levels of radioactive iodine-131 (5.5 exabecquerels) across a large portion of the contiguous United States, especially in the years 1952, 1953, 1955, and 1957—doses large enough, they determined, to produce 10,000 to 75,000 cases of thyroid cancer. The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act of 1990 allowed for people living downwind of NTS for at least two years in particular Nevada, Arizona or Utah counties, between 21 January 1951 and 31 October 1958, or 30 June and 31 July 1962, and suffering from certain cancers or other serious illnesses deemed to have been caused by fallout exposure to receive compensation of $50,000. By January 2006, over 10,500 claims had been approved, and around 3,000 denied, for a total amount of over $525 million in compensation dispensed to “downwinders”.[14] Additionally, the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 provides compensation and medical benefits for nuclear weapons workers who may have developed certain work-related illnesses.[15]

    Uranium miners, mill workers, and ore transporters are also eligible for $100,000 compassionate payment under the Radiation Exposure Compensation Program, while $75,000 is the fixed payment amount for workers who were participants in the above-ground nuclear weapons tests.

  • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

    Journal of Debunking 911 Conspiracy Theories, Volume 1, Issue 4

    Jesse Ventura is getting lots of money for his TV program
    He just tells one side.

    “Only Building 7 had unfought fires and the massive load of 40 stories above them.”

    9/11 Debunked: World Trade Center’s Collapse Explained

    9/11 Debunked: Controlled Demolition Not Possible