Fox News Host: I think the Fukushima radiation leak is causing great harm; “I just don’t even know what to say to you… This is obvious” — At least 100 Navy responders suffering (VIDEO)

Published: March 1st, 2014 at 1:39 am ET


CBS Baltimore, Feb. 26, 2014: The U.S. Navy rushed in to help, but are those sailors now paying the price? Nearly 100 believe that mission ruined their health. […]  a Navy lieutenant from Maryland who can no longer walk is demanding someone take responsibility for what’s happened. […] “When you’ve got a nuclear power plant that’s melting down, how can you not expect health risks to come from that?” said Lt. Steve Simmons. […] “The hardest part is the family because we have three children,” Simmons said. “Our oldest daughter struggles with `Dad’s going to die’ kind of thing.”

Fox News, On the Record with Greta Van Susteren, Feb. 28, 2014: Three years after earthquake and tsunami struck Japan and caused a nuclear power meltdown, at least 100 Navy first responders suffer from unexplained illnesses.

Greta Van Susteren to Navy Lt. Steve Simmons (at 3:15 in): “I just don’t even know what to say to you. We’re always so appreciative when our Navy responds to any crisis, and I’m sure the Japanese were too. But this is obvious, this radiation leak is obviously causing — at least I think it is causing — great harm. I wish I could change things for you.”

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Published: March 1st, 2014 at 1:39 am ET


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156 comments to Fox News Host: I think the Fukushima radiation leak is causing great harm; “I just don’t even know what to say to you… This is obvious” — At least 100 Navy responders suffering (VIDEO)

  • combomelt combomelt

    "But this is obvious, this radiation leak is obviously causing — at least I think it is causing — great harm."


    • ThinkMcFly ThinkMcFly

      Kudos to Greta Van Susteren for having the courage to say it, and for reporting on the USS Reagan sailors!

      Thank you, Ms. Van Susteren.

      • bo bo

        Yes, we'll keep an eye out for her…
        My memory of vague on this but I think there was another brave reporter on FOX that reported on the Pacific die offs… and lost his job for being too 'adventurous'

        • weeman

          Greta face says it all.
          If looks could kill it probably will, with war without tears, war without fear.

      • unincredulous unincredulous

        Feel ya, BO.

        Support our troops, they say. Buy a little ribbon for the back of your car that says so. Then shut the f*ck up. But see something, say something. Rat out your neighbor, but elected officials and spy agencies are off limits.

        I just read an article today about veterans. Some bill about supporting the veterans, and spending 21 Billion dollars on it. Everyone agreed of course, but it was a no go. Of course it was. It is all just an act.

        After the revolutionary war, congress didn't want to pay vets, so the vets surrounded congress with armed force. Congress paid. That kind of action is all ancient history, of course. Now, these sailors suffering should be supported. Give them 59,000,000 dollars. Heck, I remember when HUD "lost" 59 billion dollars back around 1999, so that proves 59 Billion dollars isn't too much to worry about.

        What we will see for the adventurous reporter, most likely is a shiny new axe. Maybe they will even wrap her car around a tree.

        That is why mainstream news sucks so bad. They think people believe anything they report, and if it's not there people will not believe it. Well they better just get over the fact that it isn't so. I haven't seen TV in 15 years. I mean "a real tv." I see their stuff when it is linked. I see more stuff about how they suck…

        • Time Is Short Time Is Short

          "In 1924, a grateful Congress voted to give a bonus to World War I veterans – $1.25 for each day served overseas, $1.00 for each day served in the States. The catch was that payment would not be made until 1945.

          However, by 1932 the nation had slipped into the dark days of the Depression and the unemployed veterans wanted their money immediately.

          In May of that year, some 15,000 veterans, many unemployed and destitute, descended on Washington, D.C. to demand immediate payment of their bonus. They proclaimed themselves the Bonus Expeditionary Force but the public dubbed them the "Bonus Army." Raising ramshackle camps at various places around the city, they waited."

          Pay careful attention to the military men who attacked the vets simply looking for what Congress promised them for their sacrifices.

          And now remember the USS Reagan sailors – not just the ones that were aboard immediately after 3/11, but also the new ones on a ship that was never decontaminated and is still in service.

          Oh, hell, take a look at what the British did to the French Resistance after WWII was over:

          There is no honor among thieves.

          • unincredulous unincredulous

            It was troubling to me, when I learned in a religious history course, a similar tale.

            It seems the Crusaders were heading to recapture Jerusalem, and needed to buy supplies. They didn't have the money to buy them, and the supplier would not give them credit. So the crusaders ransacked a Christian city to get the cash for their purchase.

            Just sayin, I believe, but the red pill is strong.

    • KidIcarus KidIcarus

      Email and thank them for speaking out.

      I just did.

    • Arizonan Arizonan

      New! Fukushima Solutions World Conference, TX March 22 & 23

      Fukushima Solutions World Conference
      Austin, Texas March 22 & 23
      Bet the pronukers will be out in force.

  • Ontological Ontological

    You cant do much about getting cancer from the wind.

    • Time Is Short Time Is Short

      "Kamikaze (from Kami – "god" and kaze – "wind") means 'divine wind' in Japanese. It refers to the typhoon which saved Japan from a Mongol invasion fleet in 1281.

      By extension, during World War II the word came to be used for desperate suicide attacks, particularly by aircraft assigned to destroy US and Allied ships by flying directly into them."

      The Japanese 'Divine Wind' is now exterminating all life on this planet.


    Everyone needs to say no to nuclear! We can live without it and its waste!

  • Baby's rare brain tumor had teeth

    By Rachael Rettner /
    Published February 27, 2014 /

    A 4-month-old infant in Maryland may be the first person to have had teeth form in his brain as a result of a specific type of rare brain tumor, according to a new report of the case.

    The boy is doing well now that his tumor has been removed, and doctors say the case sheds light on how these rare tumors develop.

    • HoTaters HoTaters

      stock, that's just monstrous. What a travesty nuclear is, against life.

      • Jacklab

        Yet how do you know for certain this tumor was caused by radiation and specifically Fukushima radiation? Low grade assessment.

        • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

          Nobody stated it was from Fukushima..this Nuclear Bullshit is now everywhere!

          No where to hide now from this Nuclear Mutagenic Ghost of Death/ It's lurking everywhere and that is a true low level radioactive assessment and you guys have hidden this truth from the public for 70 years.

          Your Nuclear Industry Practice has increased the background radiation readings of this planet we call Earth by 100% and what they hell where you people thinking, that you were spreading healthy sunshine around? Not! Look at the results in those pictures one more time my friend. 🙁

          Shame on you all! 🙁

        • GQR2

          a sock puppet, chev is one as well.

          • GQR2

            yep. The place is crawling with em' s'ok they can be fools – it doesn't change the fact that we are being Nuked and the genetic damage,the birth defects,the cancer, the immune illnesses are a result of Radiation and other toxic chemicals the Death Cult has used steadily for the last 50ys. We are all in environmental toxic overload. sips coffee.

            • bo bo

              HQ – Look at how many hits the CNN thread on birth defects are getting…
              Over 9000 hits, @ only 10 am – of course trolls are being released like lions into an amphitheatre…. or so they think they're releasing lions… with the stellar contributors and veterans here at enenews, trolls just end up looking just like fleas biting at your ankles.

    • Ness Ness

      So close to Harrisburg and 3 Mile Island… One wonders if that molten core was ever removed: "Twenty tons of molten uranium began spilling out of the core onto the five-inch solid steel floor of the reactor vessel."

      They SAY they cleaned up that mess of *molten uranium*. Did they? How?

  • Another oen I just saw…a fetus with one head, two faces, two brains, and the parents want to raise their "children".

    Been seeing more and more of this really weird stuff, mutations usually don't turn out well……

    • FallOut FallOut

      Just seen this post on Zero Hedge ripping ENE NEWS –

      Everyone must double the effort of creating accounts on Zero Hedge and dropping ENE news links in random threads. The place gets millions of viewers.

      The pro-nuke are on sites like this in full force. Site with viewership hope everyone is linking stories on many sites

      " I gave up on enenews each time I tried to read it, because I could not find a BS-sieve with a fine enough mesh to sift out all that bullcrap without it clogging and bogging all the time, so gave up after a few attempts, with a fair amount of disgust for the site. Having said that, I should add that the thing that's useless about enenews is the comment section, real low-grade stuff. As for the actual news itself, it was ok if you ignored the hyperbole surrounding it.

      But I'm with Jim on this, zh covered the topic so much better for general analysis and detail, and all the important stuff got a thorough treatment, with numerous links to far more in-depth stuff. Lapri at EX-SKF was and still is awesome for the nitty-gritty.

      Not to be unkind to GW, but unfortunately, the above article, and many on this topic, seem to have no actual new news value, just another predigested hash, or else much ado about not much. "

      • Shaker1

        "I should add that the thing that's useless about enenews is the comment section, real low-grade stuff."

        Talk about low-grade stuff…Ever read their comments?

        I read zerohedge, but, like any site, one has to take what one can from it but be wary. They do publish some very good stuff and one can get good information, especially insight into markets, its manipulation (which they might claim is recent, but can't see that the manipulation has been ever-present and inherent) and the latest monetary gymnastics. Otherwise, they're just reiterating what can be gotten elsewhere. Though its grist was from people with attitudes I don't particularly respect (all about making money from situations, not changing that situation for some better cause; game-players who'll bitch about the game, but never their part in its perpetuation) even some there are lamenting the degradation of both posts and comments at the site itself. They report spin just like any other site. As a site dedicated to finance and markets, they might report more spin that just about anyone, and are dominated by what seems at times the worst brand of 'I'm better than you' types who believe that they are the better part of evolution. They'll wade through the BS to make a buck, but not to examine insight that might be lacking from their accepted 'credible' sources.

        The truly insightful thing about zerohedge is into human nature.

        • weegokiburi weegokiburi

          Know your enemy..Sun Tzu…


          So it is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you can win a hundred battles without a single loss.
          If you only know yourself, but not your opponent, you may win or may lose.
          If you know neither yourself nor your enemy, you will always endanger yourself.

        • john dpugh

          Unfortunately there is some truth in that remark about the quality of the posts in the discussions section .
          I have been here for a while now , mostly watching and trying to pick up the "good " information but it is hard work .

          • jd7182

            John Dpugh today:

            "Unfortunately there is some truth in that remark about the quality of the posts in the discussions section .
            I have been here for a while now , mostly watching and trying to pick up the "good " information but it is hard work ."

            "Enenews is being criticized of having a low-grade discussion forum , hmmm wonder why ."

            John Dpugh 2 days ago:

            "lots of knowledgeable people and great info here on enenews"



            • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

              At first I grappled in frustration that ENEnews wasnt a science forum, or even strict info source, but a rotating headline blog with a diverse commentator social club. How one judges ENEnews has a lot to do with expectations. ENEnews is unique, the writers are unique. Its very hard to predict what impact it may eventually have in world events….or if thats even its purpose for existence.

              • john dpugh

                codeshutdown Totally agreed . I think everyone here apreciates the efforts of many people who give time and effort to make this site so popular .
                However i believe we should also be more critical in our choices and what we are being led to believe in some cases.
                My message was a respond to someone claiming that obama has been to mars twice using a special arttech (or some kind of technology) he could travel the distance in 2 days or something.
                I am sorry , that is just unacceptable .
                I can't believe that , if you wish to believe it , its your choice .
                My only concern is , more and more of these kinds of comments are appearing here day by day and before you know it , enenews may turn into a conspiracy site .
                These kinds of disinfo are poisoning the site , and i am thinking it is not just a coincidence.

                I think we should all be more critical what to beleive and whom to believe .
                After all we all can guess that trolls are visiting this site regularly .
                Spreading disinformation to ridicule this site is the worst damage they can do .
                We should be therefore carefull not to be misled .
                It is not so easy to see who is a troll and who is not sometimes .
                In any case someone trying to fight against disinformation shouldn't be a troll .
                On the other hand people deliberately spreading disinformation ????

                • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

                  john dpugh, as old posters know, PattieB is a special case. Enigma is an understatement. In the end, she doesnt appear crazier than people who keep saying nuclear is safe…pt-doing

                  Yeah, its quite unfortunate that the posts, perhaps a majority of posts, are not untarnished verified pure information flow, not looking so good to the "outside world". My feeling is that even within their own ranks, the people that really need their minds changed are stuck in the mudd. The mighty and horrendous cabals of all type rest on the shoulders of peer review and scholarly conference.

                  Just look at the peer reviewed thermite paper from Harrit et al. Nothing came of it. That one paper is nothing though…we are talking pure engineering. NIST was a joke. Its as if our institutions have all gone mad. It would be different if ENEnews was a college, institute or something. Then yes, it would be unacceptable as is

                  • john dpugh

                    Codeshutdown Thanks , i did n't know about patieB .
                    But then again , petie b can say the most outrageous claims and its okay , cause he is a special case, but how come i am the bad guy to correct him ?
                    Do you also realize that people don't dare to speak out because they are afraid of being called a troll?
                    This is where enenews forum is headed .
                    Do we want that ?
                    I mean i see people looking into some water droplets for years now and they are seeing webs and plasmas , what would you do about that , speak out or not ?
                    I think it's better to leave it as it is .
                    I tried 🙂

                    • or-well

                      Keep speaking out john dpugh. Just know that you WILL be called a troll.

                    • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

                      john dpugh, I gave my 2 cents about the spider web plasmas being water drop phenomena, but it was rejected. I have been called agent provocateur, racist and unqualified. All true to some degree or other, but not as people think. All races are more or less the same its the Human race that gets to me. (joke). Would that we could mold the world and its blogs to our hearts desire.

                      Maybe it would help knowing that this site started out being a place for old Ken Kesey/ Timothy Leary fans to come together and talk about life, energy and civilization. Well, it wasnt, but maybe you get the point; its all about expectations. Even some great geniuses were probably in fact crazy. I might be one of them, except for the genius part.

                    • IMO – Enenews is like an online course in how to 'read between the lines'.

                      Speculation and theory, on the spider web water droplet fallout goo plasma lightning bolt-like phenomenon, is just that. A phenomenon.

                      However, 'theory' can sometimes lead to further discovery and/or conclusions.

                      I remember once on the web cam forum where it was reported to have smoke on the screen. Later, it was clearly determined to be a bug on the cam lens cover. That's just how it goes sometimes.

                      But sometimes, there really is smoke or lightning bolts and thankfully somebody is watching. 😉

            • bo bo

              jd7182 – it's a tactic, it's like a time-release capsule

      • Time Is Short Time Is Short

        The important people that read ZeroHedge know all about Fukushima. The trolls are only for the ignorant.

        Hedge accordingly. The smart money people have.

        • john dpugh

          Time is short I don't quite understand what you are trying to say , i am sorry .

          • 1) Visit Zerohedge
            2) Post important news, the people that matter will "get it"
            3) The trolls and idiots….who care about them, don't waste your time.

            But post

            And get Banzai to make more Fuki Nuki cartoons

            • john dpugh

              thanks .

              • johnnyo

                JD Pugh, not sure what your deal is but you are way off base saying it is hard to find good info here. This comment section, IMHO, is by far the best I have ever encountered. Ask a question. You will be politely answered by multiple people with an amazing array of credentials, life experiences and knowledge. The average IQ in here is almost intimidatig but folks also care deeply about life and our planet. Most even more than their bank account. They face horrendous calamity with stoic perseverance, some cutting black, gallows humor, sarcasm, satire…all cleverly and/or poeticaly worded.
                We try to stay positive for the most part even as we know this could well be the beginning of a very ugly end. Its about humanity, compassion and SHARING AND SPREADING INFORMATION.

                If you are a real human being, honestly concerned with ending nukes and the system that spawned such evil, u will get it eventually.

                The combined knowledge reservoir of commenters here is simply staggering, a national treasure and a planetary lifeline.

                • jd7182

                  I commented about this guy a few above. His odd behavior has been noted by many I'm sure.

                • john dpugh

                  jhonyo There are people here who are continuously feeding the site with good information and everyone is learning a lot from them , like stock , vannev socrates dr goodaert and many more .
                  They spend a lot of time and effort on this forum and i am gratefull for their efforts .

                  However you also have claims like obama going to mars , twice , and the story of two suns and people seeing spiderwebs and a lot more stuff which In my opinion gives a bad impression about this forum and what it is all about .
                  These kinds of disinformation should be fought by anyone and everyone here (not only by me ) who cares even a bit about the truth .
                  I would wish more people would be doing that .

            • Shaker1

              Banzai is truly good. Visual satire to the max.

              Weegokiburi has an excellent point, and is the reason I spend my time there.

              One thing that I can say concerning enenews, I truly find far less boors here than in the zerohedge comments. We might, at times, be disrepectfully angry, but the anger is generally born of collective concern, not simply individually motivated.

  • TheBigPicture TheBigPicture


    As proven by the steady string of disasters: Simi Valley Rocketdyne, Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, Fukushima, and others.

    And each meltdown is total surprise. The next will be when? .. where? .. nobody ever knows, but they keep happening. That you can count on.

  • atomicistheword

    Wake up west coast 99 red balloons heading your way, in the second wave of man made atomic tribulation. Sea fish & salmon a luxury of the past, GMO food with no health protection. Get food wise NOW.

    Get ready for the next wave of mutated plagues. Antibiotics and antiviral potions do not protect. Only faith and natural food can get you through this tribulation.

    The rich and haughty shall become the curse of many. The fifth world emerges, they say if we cannot have it, no one can! Are you a fifth world fighter or a fourth world destroyer of humanity?

    • unincredulous unincredulous

      I read that Roundup lowers testosterone levels. I wonder if they sell any products through a subdivision or something that is supposed to raise testosterone levels. Today's world always has me looking for the angle. Sad. I've added Maca to my diet.

      I read the other day that there is a strontium supplement — a non radioactive supplement. Makes me wonder if someone has a non-radioactive plutonium supplement. Maybe that is why the super rich aren't all over this anti-nuke thing, and suspect there may be truth to the population reduction angle.

      Just angling here, pulling up old tires and boots and stuff

      • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

        Angling is always a good thing.. 🙂

      • atomicistheword


        BBC Documentary 2013 Genetically Modified Foods in America…

        57.05 min

        We must educate fellow underlings so they can boost their Immune system for the attacks coming. No playing in the sea, no food from the sea, no GMO, after watching the doco others will be astounded, amazed, bewildered even?

  • UncleCrusty

    Well if Gretta V says it on Fox, Must be true. Sheep Nation is beginning to stir. Hell, the people that read this site know more than the people who pass as "reporters". I wonder who will finally get through to the public the message of just how thoroughly F****d we are. Peace.

  • tsfw tsfw

    The problem is that everyone thinks FOX is on crack …and they usually are. When will the news stations the sheeple deify get a ballsack?

    • bo bo

      tsfw.. you're right.. this is a paranoid thought, but I wonder if FOX was handed the torch with the hope that the NPR set could keep chuckling and at radiation fears as 'sensationalsm' and 'fear mongering' 'FOX news'

      • ThinkMcFly ThinkMcFly

        No. It's a good thing it was on Fox. Fox is watched by millions of people and Greta's show is watched by politicians. So if the viewers hadn't heard about the USS Reagan sailors before, they have now.

        Did you watch the video segment? Greta Van Susteren seemed genuinely concerned about the sailors and courageously said:

        "But this is obvious, this radiation leak is obviously causing — at least I think it is causing — great harm. I wish I could change things for you.”

        She didn't obfuscate. She didn't try to compare radiation to a banana. She just did the interview with compassion and gave her opinion that she thinks the radiation leak is causing harm. How many other journalists have done that?

        She deserves our thanks.

        • tsfw tsfw

          I am grateful for everyone who spreads the word especially journalists who could be putting their careers and reputations on the line. I don't criticize that one bit. All I'm saying is that no educated person I know, thinks fox news is a credible source of information. It doesn't help when the laughing stock is chosen to do the warning.

          • We Not They Finally

            It actually seems to be a mix-and-match out there. There are some people out there whose views I abhor on most everything else (Jeff Rense comes to mind) but they're good on Fukushima. I say, we should take it wherever we get it.

        • Seraphine Seraphine

          I have to say, I was rather surprised to see Greta like this. I've had more than a few issues with her personally, but she does earn points in my book for this.
          It drives me insane when Fox covers a story & in doing so makes it seem unbelievable.
          Almost as bad as when the absolutely untrustworthy Infowars/Prison Planet/Alex Jones conglomerate get in on a developing serious story & go hyperbolic. Crappy cointel, but effective on a sad level.

        • Time Is Short Time Is Short

          She also knows it's in her lungs and diet, too. She's not stupid. She walks the fine line between keeping her job and trying to save what she can.

          We're only 3 into this, folks. Think of where we'll be in 10. The reporters all know it, as do we. In a couple of years on the outside, it will be everyone.

          Then what?

          • unincredulous unincredulous

            Any ZH readers, listen up. Money money money! In ten years there will be a demand for roach hotels that have built in Geiger counters and insect recipes printed on the box. You heard it here first.

            Not joking…

      • tsfw tsfw

        Yes Bo I can see that.

      • GQR2

        bo i can see it too,that is probably the scheme in the State owned media.
        The same old dynamic. Fox on crack,NpR poo pooing with a latte.

        If Fox gets real with this radiological man made armeggden , people will have to face the facts that this country the usa is using WMDs all over the place with impunity.
        The injuries of 10+ yrs of their war on humanity. There have been crimes against humanity. Nobody wants to get to near that.
        Hiding from it though ,will not make it any less true.

        • Seraphine Seraphine

          "But let's keep pointing fingers at Iran & insisting they'll kill us all with nuclear weapons they totally do have!"

          Sorry 😉 I'm a little too passionate about foreign policy, especially where the Middle East is concerned.
          Back on topic now, I promise

          • Time Is Short Time Is Short

            Read 'Tragedy and Hope', there's a free .pdf version on the Net. All foreign policy past, present and future is explained. Hint – it's all about the international banks, and absolutely nothing else.

  • atomicistheword


    This new version has yet to be released…

    # TEPCO IN General Electric's toy shop, buy a bag of balloons with the money theyz got…. Flash the message "nothing's out there" #

    original German version.

    • atomicistheword

      oops, thought I clicked on reply, oh well I'm not perfect like atomic energy production, a front for atomic weapons production.

    • SadieDog

      – "No one died," Takeda said in an interview with dpa. "I want to invite the people. They have to know, they have to see how the situation is. In 2019, the government plans to have all (Fukushima effects) finished."

      • unincredulous unincredulous

        They can't keep backup power generator running at their nuclear power plants, but their alternate reality generator is running just fine.

      • or-well

        With all that yummy Hormesis going on in Japan, pretty soon NO ONE will die…EVER! Talk about a demographic bulge…wait…all those old farmers in Tohoku region…that agricultural land in a nation lacking in same…the needs of agribiz…eat and support Fukushima…Trans Pacific Partnership…making you think?

      • bo bo

        or-well… at this rate the Japanese will soon achieve immortality through hormesis.

        • or-well

          bo, that was my sneaky hook
          to intro an important point
          that I think, sadly,
          is being overlooked.

          • bo bo

            The Trans Uranic Partnership

            • or-well

              Yes, bo, there's that, but think…every one has to eat..

              As we are distracted
              there's lots being done
              by the usual actors
              who would drive profit on.

              This issue isn't a nuclear one…
              it's about food…
              and who's in control…
              I throw some links
              in the off-topic pool.

    • tsfw tsfw

      I was just doing a search to see if there have been any athletes who are protesting or refuse to compete in Tokyo and I can't find a single one. I can only imagine the propaganda they're all being fed. We need to get to them somehow, they could be very powerful spokespersons.

      • Time Is Short Time Is Short

        The athletes are only concerned about getting sponsorship for their yearly competitions right now. In four years things will be completely different.

        Those Games will never be held. Maybe never to be held ever again, anywhere.

        • We Not They Finally

          It's actually SIX years away, as you know. That's the three years that have already past with exponentially increasing damage, plus two more times three.

          Apparently all the children tested in Tokyo already have abnormally low white blood counts. I'm actually doubtful that they can cover up a full-blown childhood leukemia epidemic in six years.

          They think that the new fascist laws would have shut people up, but even that seems to be working unevenly. Once it's not just the TEPCO crowd under fire, but there are too many innocent kids to keep themselves in denial, I think it will somehow explode.

          That's all tragic and no one wants it. I just don't see any way for them to keep a lid on until 200.

          • We Not They Finally

            I mean the year 2020 (obviously). Maybe having a few problems thinking ahead here…

  • Max Sievert Max Sievert

    Fukushima Isotopes Arriving on the West Coast? Navy Knew USS Ronald Reagan Was Contaminated

    Paul Gunter, Beyond Nuclear & Nate Sweet, Progressive Commentator both join Thom Hartmann. New documents suggest that the U.S. Navy is lying about what happened to the USS Reagan when it was anchored offshore from the Fukushima nuclear power plant. So what else about the Fukushima disaster is the Navy hiding from us?

  • rogerthat

    ''No-one died''
    I hear Truth is feeling a bit poorly.

    • unincredulous unincredulous

      I should study anatomy more. I still don't understand how a sack of shit lies. Is it paper or plastic? Where does the sound come from? This has been nagging me lately and I feel that it just gets more important daily, with truth being laid up and all.

  • ThinkMcFly ThinkMcFly

    Keeping with the theme of Fukushima causing great harm:

    "A new study of the effects of tiny quantities of radioactive fallout from Fukushima on the health of babies born in California shows a significant excess of hypothyroidism caused by the radioactive contamination travelling 5,000 miles across the Pacific. The article has been published in the peer-reviewed journal Open Journal of Pediatrics."

    A global threat: Fukushima fallout damaged the thyroids of California babies by Chris Busby, February 28, 2014

    • SadieDog

      Mcfly , Heres the Open Journal of Pediatrics report

      • ThinkMcFly ThinkMcFly

        Thank you for the link, SadieDog. I read the entire study.

        Important from the study:

        “The findings support research that the fetal thyroid gland is particularly vulnerable to adverse health effects from radiation exposure. The fetal thyroid, the first glandular structure to appear in the human embryo [20] begins to concentrate iodine and produce thyroid hormones by the 70th day of gestation. Proper brain development is dependent upon adequate thyroid function [21].”

    • Seraphine Seraphine

      Hypothyroidism at birth…Enter obesity & diabetes, which will be blamed for likely-also-present heart problems. Officially determined cause: Lifestyle of parents.
      GRAAAAAAAAAAHHHHH! head–>desk

    • Socrates


      I spoke to Joe Mangano many times since 3-11. He is willing to repeat tooth fairy studies with deciduous teeth for 90Sr in milk. His foundation needs funding for such a study.

      • We tried applying for private grant funding, but no luck.

        It is interesting how control of private funding (e.g., autism research) is shifting to the same group of administrators and scientists who control distribution of most NSF and NIH funding.

        I'm sure the intent is to ensure quality research is funded but the effect is to reinforce the same institutional biases toward rewarding research with direct commercial applications, especially patents.

        Environmental science suffers in this milieu, even autism research which is so obviously environmentally mediated.

        • Sparky Sparky

          Hi Majia, could you pls. provide a little detail as to what specifically were you looking to fund with private grant funding (e.g., environmental health research, grassroots advocacy/mobilization)?

          • I gotta run right now but very quickly it was private autism foundation money.

            We approached every major private funding source for autism research we could find.

            I can provide the rationale later, but I think the evidence is pretty clear that ionizing radiation can be linked to the de novo micro-deletions found in higher number among people with autism and similar disorders.

            I'll provide more info when i can…

            • Sparky Sparky

              Thanks, Majia. I hadn't heard of the ionizing radiation link w/Autism, but would like to know more about that. Maybe we can move this to the "General Discussion…nuclear" forum. I'll check back here (this thread) later today.

    • Sickputer

      Thanks TM +311

      The Admin should list this news story.

      From the San Francisco link you cited:

      "Joe Mangano and Janette Sherman of the Radiation and Public Health Project in New York, and Christopher Busby, guest researcher at Jacobs University, Bremen, examined congenital hypothyroidism (CH) rates in newborns using data obtained from the state of California over the period of the Fukushima explosions.

      Their results are published in their paper “Changes in confirmed plus borderline cases of congenital hypothyroidism in California as a function of environmental fallout from the Fukushima nuclear meltdown.” The researchers compared data for babies exposed to radioactive Iodine-131 and born between March 17 and Dec. 31, 2011, with unexposed babies born in 2011 before the exposures plus those born in 2012.

      Confirmed cases of hypothyroidism, defined as those with TSH level greater than 29 units increased by 21 percent in the group of babies that were exposed to excess radioactive Iodine in the womb. The same group of children had a 27 percent increase in “borderline cases.”

      A global threat: Fukushima fallout damaged the thyroids of California babies by Chris Busby, February 28, 2014

  • GQR2

    goood morning all- it would be interesting if the right decides to make this a political issue. It might be the only way the real horror of all of this,will become household knowledge.
    They ought to put a fire under the president's butt. However this is such a huge real problem they will likely try to minimize it so that no politicians have to know or tell the truth.

    at this point i'd don't care which "side" brings attention to the issue just that Fukushhh gets daily attention in the news. Not just at the anniversary. Come on Fox make it a political issue stir up the public.

    • unincredulous unincredulous

      I'd write a letter to the editor of my local paper about it. Only problem, the editor seems to think it is the editor's prerogative to edit my letters before printing without asking me if I want a censored idea printed. Fuck that shit. Let's see the local paper print that.

      Now this is a free press. Except for any mention of God or religion getting wannabee editors all shook up, it is the way it should be. Actually, it is really great just like this, because some would want to take over and make us shut up about everything without the religious censorship. Which is messed up because I don't know of any sermons that say to tell people to shut up. The local paper censored my letter here in the bible belt more than thirty years ago and we still have blue laws and can't buy liquor on Sunday. Which is messed up, because especially on Sunday I need a drink,because I don't attend church ever.

      A little side tracked myself there … what she meant to say…

      “I just don’t even know what to say to you … This is obvious” is F*ck you, I want to smash your face u lying sack of shit

      • unincredulous unincredulous

        The censored part was a Bible passage. That was is so funny in hindsight. Guess it wasn't in their version. My version was the Catholic Bible. Gotta remember to buy some alcohol later today…Yep

        Maybe go out and watch some hamstring media, I mean mainstream media for laughs

        • unincredulous unincredulous

          Forgot to mention why this is not off-topic. It was an anti-nuke message I was making, that we are spending as a nation way too much money on nukes.

      • We Not They Finally

        There is NO paper that will print your cursing, so what is your point? Though I know that some parts of the country are more than frustrating.

        • unincredulous unincredulous

          Matthew 5:13 is translated with the phrase "trampled under the feet of men". I used a translation that was in my Bible, "only fit (or not even fit) for the dung heap."

          They removed the dung heap part, and did not even replace it with the "trampled under" translation.

          It wasn't cussing at all. Dung is a fact of life. Though few refer to the Salt II nuclear treaty as such. I did, because we are asking others to reduce armaments, when we had enough to blow up the world many times over, and the waste we have now is evidence of that.

          I was a good boy and didn't cuss then. Now, at the cusp of the destruction of our habitat, I cuss. What can anyone expect?

          • unincredulous unincredulous

            "didn't cuss then" Well, not much, and never in front of my momma, or adults, or strangers. Even when I should have.

          • eatliesndie eatliesndie


          • unincredulous unincredulous

            Oh, By the way, why wouldn't a newspaper print something I wrote with cussing in it? They could always delete the cussing and insert [expletive deleted]. Have they forgotten? Even in comic strips, growing up I often saw lots of balloons with #*%#%$@&!

            The government does it all the time. Don't you know when anything is redacted it's just a bunch of cussing they removed. Instead of "hat damned fn nuclear sh*t fn destroying the g'damned economy 'n the mother*rs killing the whales", they just print "䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀"

  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    Not sure they are permitted to do such things…government controls all the airways. 🙁

  • atomicistheword

    The spin spider doctors are already softening up the public with new and exotic epidemics to cover up the real culprit, atomic radiation. Mutating viruses and microbes.

    Flick the switch at crafty fox network owned by an ex Australian who turned his back on his nation for a quick buck and a seat at the puppeteers court. Whilst quisling scientists come down with leather deficiency syndrome.

    You cannot hide the overwhelming evidence for much longer. Epidemics do not mutate little babies. Atomic radiation does!!! Just go to Arabia you'll see plenty of mutations there cased by dirty dog spent fuel bullets. Who needs storage when you can fire it into children and mothers. And they questioned my morals, huh.

  • jackassrig

    In the old days they outlawed the crossbow because it was such a horrible weapon. Here we are trying to live with this GD nuclear. What a bunch of barbarians we are.

  • earthsmith earthsmith

    The weight of their hubris will crush us all just like their well thought out salt playground. Sad as it is and as much as I care and try I do not see people slowly waking only slowly dying. Kudos to Greta. she is officially on the record but do agree Fox is a set up only to get knocked down because they know 10s' of millions watch it. The realities of 2014 are going to be daunting. Unfortunately I do not believe professional athletes are the right venue for the message. They are treated and often aspire to be hero<much hubris there and money and fame and……..2020 Olympics will become 20/20 hindsight because hindsight is how they roll,there is no foresight whatsoever.

  • mairs mairs

    I can't believe I have to feel grateful that a prominent news personality actually believes that this is serious and says it on air. They should all be talking about it. When Cenk Uygur revealed that MSNBC told him to be quiet about Fukushima back when he had a show, why wasn't that a headline story????? This is maddening. There is no independent network source of news.

    • Socrates

      Write letters to the editor when articles appear in mainstream media. I currently contact all political representatives and get their position on nuclear issues.

  • Socrates


    I meet with politicians on the city,county, state and federal level. I also meet with members of state and federal agencies.

    I join environmental groups, but political party clubs are a good way to have direct access to these officials and candidates. I follow up with emails and letters. Many are referred directly to this website.

    I follow up with them every time I see them. That way, when I am asked for campaign contributions, I am able to decline if they are still pro-nuke.

    It is a mistake not to be active politically and rely on media owned by the same people who own and promote nuclear energy facilities.

    I have worked with a few political action committees on behalf of consumers. I am on the steering committees where strategies are formed.

    Mostly Green Party candidates are anti-nuclear, but we have a two-party system. Angela Merkel must deal with the Greens, so far, neither Dems nor Repubs have to.

    Without a viable third party, the situation will continue without change. That's what needs to change in this country. Otherwise, both parties form a consensus. Media cannot change that by changing attitudes, values, and beliefs in the public because the choice of candidates is always a choice between two pro-nuclear parties.

    Pressure to stop all subsidies to nuclear power must end. Tell your candidate, no campaign contributions if you are pro-nuclear.

    • We Not They Finally

      Am all for third parties if they work. But I saw the Ralph Nader disaster; and the Tea Party disaster is just ruinous. It takes an intelligent, educated base to make it work. Not easy to come by these days in America. But I appreciate what you do.

  • Nick

    Some of the most ardent peaceniks are on the FBI watch list, and have been there for decades.

    You DO NOT MESS with the nuclear gravy train, it must continue to roll on at all costs, full speed, and damn the torpedoes!

    Unexplained illnesses.

    Like we really have an explanation for ANY illness?

    Take diabetes. You would think it's due to sugar….but what if radiation f**ked the pancreas causing diabetes?

    Hormones of every sort are jostled and altered by the gamma/beta/alpha energies from decaying atoms.

    We are simple fools who constantly forget how complex we really are as cellular organisms, with trillions of electrons flowing through our cellular chemistry.

    If the placebo effect is a powerful one, then illness diagnosis is the same, reciprocally.

    • We Not They Finally

      Me. I'm still upset that back in May 2012, it was reported that 60% of the Fukushima-area children under the age of twelve already HAD diabetes! Never been seen anywhere before. And then not a word more!

      Yes, radiation can cause diabetes, heart failure, neurological disease, kidney failure — just about anything SERIOUS. And apparently, most of the population there has growths on their thyroids — mostly NOT being biopsied. They're just told to come back in two years.

      It's beyond appalling.

  • Capt. Nemo Capt. Nemo

    American Nuclear Plants Are In Danger of Melting Down

    "The risk of a nuclear meltdown in the United States is even greater than it was at Fukushima.

    Yet the U.S. Nuclear regulatory Commission (NRC) has weakened safety standards for U.S. nuclear reactors after the Fukushima disaster.

    David Lochbaum – Director of the Nuclear Safety Project for the Union of Concerned Scientists, who worked as a nuclear engineer for nearly two decades, and has written numerous articles and reports on various aspects of nuclear safety and published two books – explained today:" article and video

  • The Asahi Shimbun is reporting that reservoir soil is heavily contaminated with Fukushima radiation.

    The national government will not pay for clean-up in many of the contaminated reservoirs because they are in areas deemed 'safe' at under 20 millisiverts a year exposure:

    Health risk or not? Cesium levels high in hundreds of Fukushima reservoirs. SHINICHI FUJIWARA February 25, 2014

    I explain Japan's current clean-up liability plan here, with respect to implications for the contaminated reservoirs:

    Keep up the great work everyone and Enenews admin. The times are a changing and the winds of change are ill fated.

    In Japan fear the south-westerlies.

    In the US fear the jet stream and local winds carrying radionuclides from Hanford, Carlsbad New Mexico, etc.

    There is no doubt in my mind that Carlsbad is far worse than being represented in official accounts.

  • Capt. Nemo Capt. Nemo

    Two distinct factors are in play. One: persons in structured hierarchies called governments, institutions, and corporations originally instigated to serve human interests gradually shift their goals and become self serving entities seeking power and wealth and perhaps other less well defined things. Two: science and technology at first viewed as saviors of humanity have become the greatest threat and turning to these to save us only increases the danger of destroying life on the planet.
    In short, corporations and similar large groupings of people along with science and technology have created non-human goals. How this has come about is a fascinating study and causes one to wonder about things like ET's. Spooky. I suppose the idea of a group mind or some supra-human power that groups of people generate or invoke is worth looking into. There does seem to be a history of great trouble and harm coming from large organizations such as nations. People surrender their own identities and goals to this "larger good" which currently appear to be democracy!! Cf CROWDS AND POWER by Elias Canetti

  • I posted at KOAT news

    In the town hall meeting, they had a bunch of mistruths. Comparing Plutonium in your lungs to a dental X-ray. There is no comparison.

    Also, by the way. in those 13 workers who inhaled radioactive particles, they stated it was americium, but that is a white lie, and a big lie. Americium is a byproduct of Plutonium. But they can't detect Plutonium because that can't detect Alpha in a human because the body absorbs ALL of this deadly blow. So they lied when they said "only" Americium" was detected. These poor workers sucked in Plutonium, because where there is Americium, there must be Plutonium. Probably 10 times more Plutoniium than Americium.

    And they stated that they were storing high level waste in the WIPP. But they were storing really high level, like 7 Curies per liter of waste. This is extremely high. While they reported .64 Bq as air filter test, the reality is that 7 curies is equal to

    259,000,000,000 Bq (Becquerels)

    Hard to believe, right? His is the proof, the former director bragging about the high levels of radiation that they disposed of in the WIPP. Busted in a deep and important lie, maybe his lie HEPA filter didn't work.

  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    Hundreds protest dropped charges over Fukushima crisis

    Photo 4: Look at the standing water.

  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    PS. Leaked contamination water, seen around a tank at TEPCO's Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant at Okuma, in Fukushima prefecture, on February 20, 2014 (AFP Photo/-)

    • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

      Oh the justice of law! "prosecutors decided to exempt all of them , saying that TEPCO and government officials could not predict an earthquake and tsunami of that size, and there was nothing wrong with their post-quake response under unexpected emergency situations."

      • unincredulous unincredulous

        NASA engineers for the space shuttle would require sufficient reserve batteries for a flight to the moon. Tepco would say, "Just go, if you need more they are in the parking lot!" (to the astronauts leaving for space in ten minutes)

  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    What response? Diapers?

  • GQR2

    The prosecutors need to be prosecuted as well as Tepco/abe/GE and a few others. They cannot sweep this under a lead rug.
    Accountability and assessment. The decision to build there in the first place is questionable. The design of the Mark1, and the list goes on.
    What a reckless world,where no one is accountable? Its not even about money. Its beyond money. The is no price on these damages.

    • unincredulous unincredulous

      It is nuts, everthing is corrupt, back asswards . But PUTIN, he's crazy. Yeah, right.

      Talk about the kettle calling the pot rusted

  • We Not They Finally

    If some how we can all work together and show human decency
    and all that we can effect the kind of National awakening and concern to really change things…This has always been my deepest wish.

    • GQR2

      WNTF i think we will see that in small community groups,maybe parents getting together for weekly potlucks with a talk presented or a topic discussion. We will see more face to face but only islands,its beyond making it National now imo. The people will form affinity groups. Hopefully. Play groups. Coffee meet ups? Health forums. If and its a big one,they can pull themselves away from the screens. Hand held and on the wall. They have to have the trance broken.
      Events will break the trance and we'll be thrust into affinity groups. Many will have widely varying world views,which will be the small problems as survival becomes tantamount issue. Trust on that level will be important.
      It won't be a hypothetical we will have to awaken and work together. (It feels like the house of cards,is coming down.) We are there right now.

  • unincredulous unincredulous

    Ever see that movie named "BUG" with Ashley Judd? That's how the whales must feel. ䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀䷀

  • We Not They Finally

    One has to wonder if the winds were to shift and blew radiation over Albuqerque would the citizens of the albuquerque area be warned. I think not at all…..And what if Moscow nad washington were to blow each other up would we be told anything or would mum be the word? By now amny of us are convinced that the federal gov if you can call them that would warn us is also no way.Why it all fits into the drop the worlds population to 500 million humans. Is that not their intention???So i doubt in either case their would be warning….Obviously many of us are very cynical about how the governments denial or plausible denial policy would ever warn us about anythjing.

  • Symptoms Of Low Dose Radiation Exposure; via @AGreenRoad

    Low Dose Chernobyl and Fukushima Radiation Dangers To Children, Starting At 10 Bq/Kg; Via @AGreenRoad