Discussion Thread for August 8 – 14, 2011

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442 comments to Discussion Thread for August 8 – 14, 2011

  • mungo mungo

    has anyone from the uk noticed their phone bill has gone up since watching the fukucam?
    btw, it’s my birthday today 🙂

    • arclight arclight

      happy birthday mungo!! hope you have a great day!

    • BreadAndButter BreadAndButter

      mungo, congratulations! All the best for your birthday!!
      Concerning fukucam: flatrate!
      🙂

      • mungo mungo

        @ b and b.. what do you mean by flat rate? i assume fukucam is what put my phone bill up because it is a streaming image?

        • BreadAndButter BreadAndButter

          Hi mungo, I’m quite far from being a tech person, but I get fuku cam via internet, and as I have a flatrate, I pay always the same….hope you’re not watching too long on your special day!

          • mungo mungo

            not too much watching today.. gonna get out in the “fresh” air, coffee and a j, oh yeah!!!

          • BreadAndButter BreadAndButter

            Enjoy…I have a day off and will spend it in the garden…bumblebees and “fresh” leafy greens 🙂

  • StillJill StillJill

    Why is George Soros selling gold and buying farmland?

    Sunday, August 14, 2011
    by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger
    Editor of NaturalNews.com (See all articles…)

    (NaturalNews) Food prices are skyrocketing all across the globe, and there’s no end in sight. The United Nations says food inflation is currently at 30% a year, and the fast-eroding value of the dollar is causing food prices to appear even higher (in contrast to a weakening currency). As the dollar drops in value due to runaway money printing at the Federal Reserve, the cost to import foods from other nations looks to double in just the next two years — and possibly every two years thereafter.

    That’s probably why investors around the globe are flocking to farmland as the new growth industry. “Investors are pouring into farmland in the U.S. and parts of Europe, Latin America and Africa as global food prices soar,” reports Bloomberg magazine (http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-…). “A fund controlled by George Soros, the billionaire hedge-fund manager, owns 23.4 percent of South American farmland venture Adecoagro SA.”

    Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/033319_food_prices_farmland.html#ixzz1V6FRSPqf

  • jump-ball jump-ball

    George Washington with another reference to Arnie G. on radiation in rain; interesting that Fuku I still gets no media coverage, but isolated, OT blog pieces on unrelated sites, like ZeroHedge.c, can still generate 50 responces:

    http://www.zerohedge.com/contributed/nuclear-expert-radioactive-rain-outs-will-continue-year-even-western-us-and-canada

  • Go to FUKUSHIMA, Japan?
    My boss ask me to go to Iwaki, Fukushima in next two weeks for a week there. Do you think it still save to go there (radiation and earth quake)? If I really have to go there, what precaution measure should I take (for radiation)?

    Best answer:

    Answer by vyne
    well if i were you i don’t want …
    http://nuke-me.com/nuclear-power/go-to-fukushima-japan/

    • arclight arclight

      lol not the advice fron the japanese tourist board
      “magnitude3 to sometimes 5,6,7, well the radiation… it isnt solved yet if u really need to go there prepare your mask,safety helmets,water,food they dont have market there as of now,no hotels to stay therefore prepare your own place to sleep and prepare your self for a sudden earthquakeand oyu might also need to evacuate for tsunami warnings again… As of iwaki city the radiation level there is at normal state so no need to worry about radiation…
      btw if u need to go near the nuclear plant then prepare your anti radiation suit you’ll need to cover your self up no skins out.. because you’ll be risking your life if not now then for future.. cancer s etc the effect of that radiation.. huh hope you studied it first efore you decide..good luck”

      and this
      Enjoy shopping in Ginza. Then have a rest! How about sweet and cold soft serve ice creams?

      “Among them, soft serve ice creams that let you enjoy the flavor unique to the prefecture in Tokyo are very popular. Please get rid of the idea that “All soft serve ice creams taste the same.” You will enjoy a variety of soft serve ice creams.” 🙁

      http://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/indepth/exotic/JapanesQue/1107/icecream.html

      • 500 Million Tweets About Fukushima CatastropheTwitter was chosen as the best data source due to its more than 500 000 000 tweets about Fukushima’s radioactivity in the last month.
        The infographic above clearly shows the disaster timeline, spread of the radioactive cloud and social network activity between the initial explosion on 11th March 2011 and the following 30 days. It’s interesting to watch the relationship between the movement of the cloud and tweets under the effected areas and the countries in its path. …
        http://www.socialintensity.org/

        • arclight arclight

          thats both interesting and scary! great find xdr!
          thought i might comment on this

          “Take for example Cuba, which was highly affected by radioactive cloud cover, but had a comparatively low intensity of social interest. Perhaps we can also see a trend in the news media which may create national paranoia – the more information people have, the more fear is generated.”

          i would only disagree with “the more information people have, the more fear” as the repetiveness of soundbite news is not information i believe, it is more like propoganda and the effect shows nicely on this map/video….any way great link!

  • Clusterfukushima

    There have been a cluster of earthquakes near Fukushima. Just today, there was another 6.0 earthquake.
    There have been a cluster of meltdowns at Fukushima. For example, Asahi reportstoday:
    A second meltdown likely occurred in the No. 3 reactor at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, a scenario that could hinder the current strategy to …
    http://www.realnewsreporter.com/?p=7243

  • Warrantless “emergency” surveillance of Internet communications by DOJ up 400%

    August 12th, 2011
    (Christopher Soghoian) According to an official DOJ report, the use of “emergency”, warrantless requests to ISPs for customer communications content has skyrocketed over 400% in a single year.
    The 2009 report (pdf), which I recently obtained via a Freedom of Information Act request (it took DOJ 11 months (pdf) to give me the two-page report), reveals that law enforcement agencies within the Department of Justice sought and obtained communications content for 91 accounts. This number …
    http://www.realnewsreporter.com/?p=7214

  • *VIDEO*
    Leuren Moret has conducted research concerning the impact on the health of the environment and global public health from atmospheric testing, nuclear power plants, and depleted uranium. She has helped collect and measure radiation in 6000 baby teeth from children living around nuclear power plants, and helped The State of Louisiana (USA) pass the first state depleted uranium bill for mandatory testing of soldiers. …
    http://letsbeco.eu/japan-fukushima-radiation-levels-so-high-north-america-coast-should-have-been-evacuated/

  • We are now beginning to hear about people getting sick.

    This new category of posts will provide verified and – where possible – peer reviewed information on the effects of both chronic low and high dose radiation on the body. Other topics …
    http://fukushima-diary.com/2011/08/background-info/

    A Model of Cardiovascular Disease Giving a PlausibleMechanism for the Effect of Fractionated Low-DoseIonizing Radiation Exposure

    • Unconfirmed Reports: August 15, 2011

      Posted by Mochizuki on August 15th, 2011

      [More acute death]

      @KinositaKouta
      木下黄太
      福島の原発周辺エリアの人から聞きました。知人が3人も心臓麻痺でなくなったそうで、大変な状況だったということです。すいません、思ったよりも早く、あきらかに健康被害は出ていると僕は思います。被曝による血管内膜炎をおこして、血管が詰まり、おきた疑いをもちます。スピードが想定よりも早い。

      3 acquaintances died of heart attack living around Fukushima plants. They say,it was a terrible sight to see.
      Radiation is affecting our health faster …

      http://fukushima-diary.com/2011/08/unconfirmed-news-8152011/

  • What we focus on is not only the level of radiation: a quiet lesson.

    Peng Zhang, Doctor
    Yanlei Ma; Jiayuan Peng; Zhihua Liu; Huanlong Qin
    The Sxith People’s Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200233, China

    As the radioactive material from Fukushima nuclear power plant continues to flow into the sea, marine life will be threatened; as Becker SM said: the situation in Japan reminds us that the radiation emergency is international[1]. Till now we do not know much about the impact of radiation on the water, the higher the concentration of radioactive material, the greater the potential harm. While the radioactive waste continues to release, it will pose greater threats to marine life. After …

    http://www.bmj.com/content/342/bmj.d1968/reply

  • theypoisonus

    Documentary about 1969 bed protest with John Lennon posted online by Yoko Ono to inspire new generation of activists

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/musicblog/2011/aug/15/yoko-ono-lennon-bed-peace-film

    On You Tube:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRjjiOV003Q&feature=player_embedded#at=71

  • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

    Countering radiation damage and contamination: Anticancer cures, quick detoxes or quackeries?
    http://educationinjapan.wordpress.com/

    This is an extremely large post. This article is towards the end.

  • theypoisonus

    At least Germany ‘gets’ it, even with the fear of a loss of 11,000 jobs, they press on with plans to close down all Nuclear in Germany.

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/aug/10/german-nuclear-shutdown-forces-eon-to-axe-11000-jobs

    • BreadAndButter BreadAndButter

      Hey theypoisonus, the e.on guys are such a laugh! Theyjust built a high end new headquarter here 2 years ago, made stupid deals with the russians and pay far too much now for gas deliveries – and now they blame their job cuttings on the end of nuclear!
      Everyone here justs hates them, and funny enough not even the politicians step in (Mrs. Merkel granted them 17 more years of operation time for their nukes 6 months before Fuku).
      And we the people forced her to take that law back.
      Apart from that, renewables created more than 300.000 jobs here over the last decade, so nobody will pity the few who founded their career on nuclear. There’s justice after all.

      • Pallas89juno Pallas89juno@yahoo.com

        Dear Bread: You don’t even know, seriously, how meaningful that the German people had the power to force their power elite to do ANYTHING good. Such a relationship between citizens dominating power elites there in Germany are VERY inspiring and sustaining for people like me and others in here very stuck in the U.S., where there is neither a general sense of personal political responsibility or any critical thinking skills about power like such excellent directly democratic efforts with REAL-TIME (not wait, wait and wait–never happens) results seen in Germany. Thank you for that post. I needed that today.

        • BreadAndButter BreadAndButter

          Dear Pallas, you’re welcome….
          🙂
          🙂
          🙂

          • theypoisonus

            I agree. I wrote to them about keeping the rad news up, but I guess they were pressured to take it down.

            At least we tried !! Now, if others would follow Germany’s lead ,,,, if only !!

          • BreadAndButter BreadAndButter

            @theypoisonus, they will. Once they see that you can make money with renewables!

  • theypoisonus

    Concerning #OpBart in SF, Cal. IF anyone is interested.

    @ 8 p.m. EST
    @ 5p.m. PST.

    All Info here:

    http://youranonnews.tumblr.com/post/8832483770/email-and-fax-bomb-info-for-opbart

    Ustream Here:

    http://www.ustream.tv/channel/opbart

  • theypoisonus

    Undercover cops handing out flyers.

    http://www.fss34.com/bart.html

    http://www.ustream.tv/channel/opbart

    This TV station is down
    http://www.ustream.tv/kron4news

    mailing , mailing , mailing, and mailing. 🙂

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

      I posted this drawing, but it is obviously prejudicial as the jet stream distributed radioactive sulfur all over North America and east to Europe. I have seen and continue to see it in my garden east of the Rockies. And there have been reports from all over.

      For anyone who has seen it and believes the reports of “pollen”, you can consider yourself lucky or, in some cases, non-observant.

  • BreadAndButter BreadAndButter

    Dear Admin, pleeeease treat us to a new and shiny discussion thread….