Official: Prime Minister and government are lying about Fukushima — This is a big problem

Published: September 20th, 2013 at 11:30 am ET
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Title: Abe mum on plan for contaminated water crisis
Source: The Japan Times
Author: Reiji Yoshida
Date: Sep 19, 2013

[...] Abe repeated the controversial remarks [he made to the Olympic committee] almost word for word, saying the “effects from the contaminated water have been perfectly blocked within the bay.”

“By stating this clearly, I want to bring an end to harmful rumors about Fukushima,” he asserted. [...]

“During the presentation for the Olympic Games, Prime Minister Abe told a lie,” Teruhiko Mashiko, an Upper House member and vice president of the Democratic Party of Japan, said during a recent interview in Tokyo.

“This is a big problem. The government should invest more people, money and technologies to turn their lies into truths,” Mashiko, who represents Fukushima Prefecture, said in an interview with The Japan Times. [...]

Mashiko said residents of Fukushima, in particular those in the fishery industry, have developed a deep distrust of Tepco, which has made it even harder for the utility to handle the crisis.

[...] Others say they can’t even trust Tepco to release accurate information, Mashiko said. [...]

See also: Japan Times: Prime Minister telling "outright lie"? -- Experts: Nuclear material "has kept gushing into Pacific far beyond man-made bay" -- Fukushima fisherman: "He must be kidding... he doesn't know what's going"

Published: September 20th, 2013 at 11:30 am ET
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34 comments to Official: Prime Minister and government are lying about Fukushima — This is a big problem

  • weeman

    It is beyound lying, pathological liar. As per Oxford dictionary 2. Of or caused by a physical or mental disorder, a pathological liar.
    Prove this and you can impeach the prime minister and cabinet, look outside the box, like how they got Al Capone.


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  • Sickputer

    Well as our lame US apologist said a few days ago…maybe Abe was referring to the leak they mopped up at the tank with suicide squads.

    In other words…don't expect high society to convict any politician for any official emark, lie or no lie.

    The biggest slam to humans was not his remarks, but the fact a large delegation of Olympic Committee members voted for Tokyo knowing full well Japan is facing a centuries long crisis. They are the people we should be mad at, not an arrogant dishonest wannabe Shogun.


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  • We Not They Finally

    Apparently they are deadlocked in Japan and cannot do anything politically. Yoichi Shimatsu, a great Japanese-American journalist who goes back and forth, says that the ordinary Japanese people are spending no money, and there is no money or power to oppose Abe. He thinks they are headed towards marshal law. Now there is the new upcoming legislation to criminalize the release of any accurate radiation numbers.

    It's doubtful they currently have a way to "look outside the box." The only "box" there now seems to be the national death trap.


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  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    Correct and soon coming everywhere……


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    • newsblackoutUSA newsblackoutUSA

      You are correct once again Obe…a little off topic, but considering there is no one concerned about the devastating health effects of Fuku I thought this this article was interesting:

      "Sir David Attenborough, who last year described humans as a ‘plague on Earth’, has now gone on record in calling for nations of the world to stop sending food aid to starving nations in order to reduce the population of the world."

      Read more: http://www.storyleak.com/attenborough-stop-feeding-third-world-reduce-population/#ixzz2fS65NkCN


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      • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

        Attenborough is correct; there are way too many human animals on this planet. People are incensed because of huge and unwarranted ego-centrism. Im more concerned about the several species going extinct per day than the one super bloated specie that is causing their demise.


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        • Time Is Short Time Is Short

          Actually, if wasn't for the genocidal policies of Attenborough and other assholes like him, the planet has plenty of resources to go around.

          It's just that they've all been sucked up to benefit a few, and now there's just less use for those that perform the hard labor of resource extraction. Here's how it works:

          http://www.amazon.com/Confessions-Economic-Hit-John-Perkins/dp/0452287081/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1379696836&sr=8-1&keywords=confessions+of+an+economic+hitman+by+john+perkins


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          • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

            TIS, I read economic hit man etc. There are too many people. Plenty of resources for who? We eat all the fish -look into that one- we take down all the trees, we inhabit all the fine places to the point where you cant walk on an isolated beach and neither can monk seals, or sea otters for example. Read holocine extinction. the present rate of extinction may be up to 140,000 species per year due to your 'cant have enough of em' human species, the source of pain and suffering for all. Do you like zoos? … psh!

            Just the sheer numbers of poor cows and chickens "farmed" for consumption is enough of a realization that billions of people are just a bummer. What if the land was covered with baboons, or chimpanzees, or Hyenas, hyenas everywhere, on the beaches and in big cities, billions and billions of Hyenas. Theres enough resources for billions of monitor lizards and wart hogs, that doesnt mean they should dominate every scrap of land around the globe.

            This is anthrocentrism you are speaking and is a narrow view. May egocentric and grotesque omnivore aliens infest the earth by the billions and argue theres enough resources for themselves


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            • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

              excellent point CodeShutdown!

              CS; "oh, hey thanks…Im wise"

              did you ever try your own enso calligraphi?

              CS; "Yes, but I didnt have zen mastery, so it fell short of perfection."

              the early masterwork by Ranzan Shoryu included this;

              "the universe lingers; I bow my head"

              and what have you learned?

              CS; "two things; first thing, looking back at my youth I realize I was a fool, and the second thing is while phenomena changes, Ive remained the same"


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            • Time Is Short Time Is Short

              Actually, CS, I was meaning to describe how populations reduce themselves as their income levels rise, with the concurrent possibility of bringing our shared existence into balance with nature, if we can deal with the greed that is the bane of our human existence.

              But I see that you are going through an existential crisis, and far be it from me to interfere with your possible emergence as a Shinto master.

              A Shinto Blessing

              Your eyes may see some uncleanliness,
              but may your mind not see things that are not clean.
              Your ears may hear some uncleanliness,
              but may your mind not hear things that are not clean.

              - adapted from traditional Shinto prayer

              Not that I know what that means!


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              • larry-andrew-nils

                Your eyes may see some uncleanliness,
                but may your mind not see things that are not clean.
                Your ears may hear some uncleanliness,
                but may your mind not hear things that are not clean.

                Are you sure this isn't a curse?
                this is what the governments are doing.

                they hear about catastrophic nuclear danger, but they don't let it get into their mind. they see with their eyes, but do not let the images enter the mind… this is what's known as ignoring a problem.

                shinto not so good.


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          • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

            Once you trash all your planet's natural resources with ongoing Nuclear Radiation Contamination releases…they are gone! :(


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            • weeman

              I do not believe this plant is for humans only and a few trophy species, main problem to many of us humans, to live with nature not for nature.
              Surly you must realize at some point the earth will not be able to support us all,their is a number, I like biodiversity, it is the greatest gift of all, bordering on a miracle.


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              • MaidenHeaven MaidenHeaven

                At one time we created everything we needed down on the farm. Our needs were few & community, family & integrity were the principles most of us lived by. Companies made a reputation by word of mouth becasue of excellent customer service & quality products.

                Over time however farmers were starved off their land by larger & larger corporations. Small business were bought up by even larger companies. Until such time that there were no more jobs in the country. Prices increased to the point that females had to go out & work but initially without education they worked for slave wages. Which created an abnormal increase in workers..thus forcing wages lower. This also broke up families…somebody else raised your kids in many cases. As jobs decreased people moved to the city to get work in factories etc.

                As consumer products increased quality decreased. And then those jobs went overseas..And ya know what? I dang well better be able to buy cheap products from China..the products you are buying are made by North Amrican companies with the country or origin on them…do you think that Chinese made products would get into this country if it actually was a threat to our economy?

                You know the rest, it was orchestrated to create a consumer society. And don't tell me that we & millions more didn't fight tooth & nail to hang onto the *old ways & try to save our farms etc.


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                • MaidenHeaven MaidenHeaven

                  When a flood of Chinese solar products threatened US sales in 2012, the US was quick to add a tariff that has limited the amount of those products.

                  Those cheap products are allowed in & are made by our country, with cheap labor, no regulations & no employee protections. So it should be cheap. But what that allows is to have North American made products priced sky high…there is now no competition for made in the USA so they will charge what the market ( means you & I ) will bear (what we will pay)…not what the product is worth.

                  And as has been said…it is the top 1% that the most expensive labor intensive & land destroying items are made for.

                  That factory farmed food is made in order to be able to now artificially force up the price of ***organic food…it is simply normally grown food…as we did years ago…but now with next to no competition & the garbage food for the masses…they can charge what the market will bear..not what the food is actually worth. All of it done to also separate the classes of people even more & becasue of greed & most importantly Power.


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    This is more than just a big problem.
    This situation will be Japan's ruin.


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  • Somethings been flowing into the sea for some time now.

    "For his part, Mashiko believes Tepco will eventually have to discharge the water into the sea to save the plant from the water crisis, as other experts say. But before that, the utility must first regain public trust, he said."

    "regain public trust"

    I just don't see that happening.


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  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    This Nuclear Industry has successfully pulled the wool over the entire world's population for over 60+ years.

    Certainly they will want to try again!

    This is why they formed and developed NSA etc. etc. and yes it will all get very ugly before all is said and done!

    Trust, no such thing anymore! Simply a fairy tale once talked about long ago.


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