Arnie picked up that foolproof line from Edward Teller (father of the hydrogen bomb). Teller said "There's no system foolproof enough to defeat a sufficiently great fool." And he said “Sooner or later a fool will prove greater than the proof even in a foolproof system."
I think that boils down the danger of nukes so well that I had that line in big leters across the top of a blog for months.
"The NRC needs to consider all of the costs and benifits of removing the fuel"?????
This statement should make everyone's alarm bells ring!
This is blatant admittance to murder for money. The rich are always bailed out, no matter the cost!!! The greed is appalling!
They take our money to keep there hold,
All they care about is there gold,
You and I are just there tax,
Then they knife us in the back,
Our lives to them have been sold,
Life to them just a stain of mould,
Killing us for there need,
Using us for there greed,
They say its for us and its for good measures,
The truth is,
They are killing us to keep there treasures!
I'm no poet, but felt the an urge….
Yeah the old shell game remains a dominant and recurrent theme in the communications of the Fukushima disaster. Moreover his analysis on three is based on "assumptions" as he admits that the status of SFP 3 is sketchy at best. May be weaker, have we seen anything remotely definitive on the status of the fuel pool since day one? There may have been half of the fuel in 3 than 4 but half of a world threatening event is still a world threat and may have already released the threat it posed/poses. To my mind nowhere has this issue been properly addressed and all the attentino on 4 seems more like a distraction or even a cover up of things that already occurred.
Fusakichi Omori (1868-1923), director of the Seismological Institute of Japan, studied the occurrence of earthquakes around Tokyo and wrote in 1922:
"Currently the immediate area of Tokyo is seismically quiet while in the mountains around Tokyo in a distance of about 60 kilometres there are often triggered earthquakes …. Over time, the seismic activity in these areas will gradually diminish, meanwhile it will increase as compensation in the bay of Tokyo and will possibly cause a strong earthquake ….
One year later, on Saturday the 1. September 1923, the city of Yokohama and Tokyo were hit again by an earthquake, today it is remembered as the Great Kanto- earthquake with a magnitude of 7.9 on the Richter scale and the epicentre situated in the bay of Sagami – adjacent to the bay of Tokyo. More than 99.000 people were killed by the collapse of buildings, a 10 to 12m high tsunami and a fire that raged for 2 days in the city. The bodies of possibly more than 40.000 people were never found. September the 1. is today a national day of remembrance for the dangers of earthquakes."
Massive earthquake there in the 1600's and again in 1855. Take special note of the woman jumping over the fissures opening beneath her feet, in the 1948 Fukui earthquake.
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