Report: Nuclear fuel fragments found over a mile away were “ejected from the reactor cores in those explosions” not spent fuel pools, according to NRC (VIDEO)

Published: August 18th, 2011 at 5:36 pm ET
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Hartmann – Fukushima…is this the China Syndrome?, The Big Picture, August 18, 2011:

At 4:15 in

Paul Gunter, director of Reactor Oversight Project with Beyond Nuclear: We were involved in an Nuclear Regulatory Commission [NRC] hearing on July 28 of this year where the NRC basically admitted that fuel fragments found over one and a half miles away from the facility did not come from explosions from the spent fuel pools, according to the NRC those fuel fragments were ejected from the reactor cores in those explosions.

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104 comments to Report: Nuclear fuel fragments found over a mile away were “ejected from the reactor cores in those explosions” not spent fuel pools, according to NRC (VIDEO)

  • pg

    uuh, yeah, we know. it was on the news 3 months ago.


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    • Sickputer

      Well, yeah it was a rehash, but well-delivered and an excellent simple explanation for people who haven’t heard much about Fukushima since the names who shall not be mentioned put the nutcracker on the mass media reports.

      The first week after March 11 with all the big names in US television going gung ho made me believe maybe we were going to have another CNN marathon like the Patriot missile defense of Israel in January 1991 when Scud missiles were landing in Tel Aviv.

      But the brakes came on fast when the nuke pukes realized this was not going to be a “normal” nuclear accident. Money, power, and politics supercedes public safety every day of the week in virtually every country in the world.

      The US lied to its citizens for 50 years about nuclear fallout…only breaking that silence a few times to warn about Chinese nuclear bomb fallout clouds rolling across America. The hypocrisy of the government that blew more bombs than all the other nuclear powers combined is almost laughable if it wasn’t so tragic. How many of your departed loved ones died a shortened life due to fallout? Maybe far more than we could imagine.


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      • Pallas89juno Pallas89juno

        Dear Sick: You have the substantively correct perspective.


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        • StPaulScout StPaulScout

          “the NRC basically admitted that fuel fragments found over one and a half miles away from the facility….were ejected from the reactor cores in those explosions.”

          Fragments of fuel. Not even whole pelets. They may be 5 miles out since they are heavier and the forces were great. I wonder how much fuel vaporized and/or aerisolized, that’s whats gonna rain out on lots of us………


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          • theypoisonus

            Ditto to Pallus and sickputer and pg.

            We have known this, but ‘they’ are just starting to come awake, unfortunately.

            I sent out another email, to the people that call me ‘dramatic’, ‘over emotional’ and my favorite, ‘Negative’ on this.

            I just keep hoping beyone hope that the fog will clear and they will sorta ‘get it’.

            Can’t wait untill the ‘dome’ goes on.
            I am actually afraid of that happening.


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      • westcoastgirl westcoastgirl

        Actually, the video seemed to clearly present the situation that is happening now quite clearly (and frighteningly). It was very informative, except for the big question, what happens now?

        Even Chernobyl didn’t have an actual China syndrome, right? So are we in uncharted territory about what the dangers are of the corium hitting the water table? It seems so to me. I’ve heard a few possible scenarios, but no one really knows what actually will happen now…

        And did I hear a comment by one of the workers that they are evacuating??? I wonder how big that evacuation is!


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      • americancommntr

        “How many of your departed loved ones died a shortened life due to fallout?”

        Though smoking was involved with some cases, here goes:
        Denver relatives, all lived downwind or closer to Rocky Flats plant: grandfather had throat and lung cancer, survived 1974; grandmother had uterine and breast cancer, survived 1995, 1999: her sister had uterine and blood cancer and died 1979: that sister’s husband (brother-in-law) died of lung and metasticized cancer 1980: a great uncle who lived in Denver several years, survived colon cancer 1998: father died of blood clot after emergency back surgery for back break, 1997, the break and associated osteoporosis suspected to have been early bone cancer: father’s sister-in-law died of lung cancer: mother survived uterine cancer 2010: uncle, didn’t smoke, died of throat cancer 2010. Relatives in Rhode Island, father’s sister-in-law died of throat cancer, father’s brother died of lung cancer. Cancer causes maybe a third of all deaths. It wasn’t like that before 1945.


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    • Tanuki San

      This was in the news 3 months ago? It’s the first time I’ve heard about it, from a credible source like the NRC, anyway.

      I remember it taking so long for Tepco to admit there was a breach in the containment, and then they were talking about just a few small holes. They’d also been talking about injecting nitrogen into something-or-other vessels.

      I’m trying to imagine how big explosions like that could blow fuel out of a reactor core without making more than just a few small holes. Maybe I just don’t understand the mechanics of how these places are put together. After an explosion like that, I’d expect the whole kit & kaboodle to be open to the sky.

      Everyone knows that #3 was loaded with MOX, so I guess that’s what those fragments are, unless they came from #1, which would appear less likely.


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      • Tanuki San
        Yes, … Is a bit of a time lag there, either a guilty conscious or they are just figuring it out as you suggest, … Scary huh !?


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      • VanneV anne

        The NRC hearing was from July 28, but maybe was only public knowledge at this video Aug. 18. It’s the first I heard also from the NRC.

        But I think I heard that there were fuel rods blown out. I think TEPCO kept saying that the containment vessel hadn’t been breached. Of course, there were pictures of the explosion and mess after the explosion of reactor #3. So the learned pronouncement can’t be a surprise.


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  • arclight arclight

    +100 PERCENT pg lol …looks like were going through this story fragment by fragment!! mini nuke takes out three buidings! mushroom cloud reaches over a mile, with a concussion blast moving up before the debris cloud…..one fragment….dont make me laugh! (he says quickly checking the window for blue flashing lights! :( )


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  • James Tekton James Tekton

    So the illusionist says, “watch my right hand” as the left is up to no good.

    This is awesome and real media reporting and it is worth meritorious award to see RT has presented it so well. Dam sad that in america there is no real news like this anymore. What is left is the drainage from the cess-pool of Yellow Journalism.

    Maybe we will see more of this heroic reporting, but as history has shown so well, when all the dominoes are stacked the way they are today, and the line of impending calamities is long, we will soon see something to really take your attention away from all this, and potentially suddenly put you into a place of absolute fear. Get out of the big cities please.

    This e-mail below came from this good soul today and I am adding another link to it here that has more info about what could be coming. Please pass this note to all those people on your lists and make everyone aware that if, God forbid, such a thing or things were to happen, we will all know who is behind it and why it is all happening. Just as we all know about the total inside job and scam of 9/11. As for all that, I love the look on peoples faces when I ask, why doesn’t my BBQ melt and crash at the speed of gravity every time I cook on it?

    Here is the added link:

    http://podcast.gcnlive.com/podcast/nutri_med/0812113.mp3

    Kicking the Pakistani Bee Hive

    Thursday, August 18, 2011 10:21 AM
    From: “ROSE KING”

    To: apfn-1@yahoogroups.com

    Cc: v911t@yahoogroups.com, american-citizens-for-truth@yahoogroups.com, cccc-usa@yahoogroups.com, ctrl@yahoogroups.com, Freedom_of_Information@yahoogroups.com, no_ssn@yahoogroups.com, the_power_hour_ii@yahoogroups.com

    Kicking the Pakistani Bee Hive

    Red alert coming…

    Getting a big hit around the growing and ever looming horror of more possible govt sponsored False Flag terror Event(s) taking place before Sept 20th, 2011.

    EVERYONE KNOWS how fast things can change. There is no doubt some dupe or patsy being set up as a “lone wolf” terrorist that has a gripe with the us policy of lies and deceit in Pakistan, or something in that neighborhood happening behind the ugly scenes. It has been getting hyped up big and loud as the failing administration and economic picture is going down, which could be a stark warning of the possibility of the govt planned impending False Flag Event(s) to come. Are there any drills or exercise happening in this coming time period?

    http://www.pajhwok.com/en/2011/08/17/obama-warns-terror-attack-911-anniversary

    http://www.myfoxchicago.com/dpps/news/napolitano-warns-of-lone-wolf-terror-plots-dpgonc-20110817-to_14605683

    For years Pakistan has been set up to be blamed. Bush gave them nukes before he left office. Cheney stole one that could be used so he can be the leader in the COG plans. They are hyping all the fear about “lone-wolf” “white” terrorist and kicking the bee hive in Pakistan where they resent the Seal Helicopter cover up scam. It has them really angry. They all know it was an inside job that caused the explosion of the helicopter that went after the supposed Ben Laden. After the seals found out they were set up for the failure, the babylonians pulled the trigger on them so the runway would be clear to publish the fake buried at sea story and there would be no one to contest that, especially the Seals that were sacrificed to keep the scam covered up. Later comes the helicopter story to blame the afghans for and cover the disappearance of the Seals a few months back when the big save the Obama story came out that they had got Ben Laden. Lies…all
    lies!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huO0g7hpeF0

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TTcAUkqEBE&feature=related

    So please also be fully aware that isreal will do all it can to stop Palestine from becoming a State to be recognized. They vote on it the 20th of Sept in the UN. What does that say to those who KNOW isreal was behind the 9/11 False Flag Events? We have seen so many of these situations come up in history, can we actually learn something from it all? Are there any real law enforcement people left in america that are not part of the new world order scam to kill this country that will stop the bankster insanity? Who profits in war?

    http://216.240.133.177/archives32/Noel/2011/08/Noel_1_081711_140000.mp3

    http://216.240.133.177/archives32/Noel/2011/08/Noel_2_081711_150000.mp3

    And do you know where your lawmaker is? Are they over in isreal serving them, or home serving you?

    There is also a very uneasy association of these terrorists types with the tea party people who are in essence Ron Paul’s crowd of awakened Americans that want new govt changes by instilling Ron Paul into the Presidency. We may not even get that far if they succeed in this next scam of False Flag Event(s). The babylonians are really scared and this makes them dangerous. Like a cornered one legged chicken with a switch blade in it’s one claw, it is dangerous. If the ignorant beast saw the circle of 12 gauge shotguns pointed at it for what it is, maybe it would succumb and survive. Sadly, it knows not that it is encircled and will still make it’s final lashing out and last gasp. Click bang, oh what a hang.

    Please pray people and get active in preparing for what may be the last free days of america. If they, the Bankster babylonian/govt/cia/mosad/zionist/jesuit/vatican beast etc pull off another pop-goes-the-weasel FALSE FLAG EVENT, then it is all over for your country. The freedoms will be traded in for a false sense of safety because the tool of fear will be played ever so well. Fear will be used to herd the masses and the propagandistic media will pump up these fires of fear into a frenzy. People will quickly head in towards the govt prison shelters and death camps just to get food. Ask your neighbors what they would do if the grocery stores were closed for a few months.

    People, spread the word fast and like fire across the prairies to be watching for anything to happen any day now. We are at yellow alert event level prep time. Wake up and get jiggity doing all you can and stock up on all you will need. Share the info with your neighbors and write and call all you can while you can. We are in dangerous waters and the window of planned FALSE FLAG EVENTS is wide open now.

    WARNING —–>!!!!!

    For Service,

    ROSE KING


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  • Whoopie Whoopie

    For all of us who have watched since 3/11
    DUH! posted to hp


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    • Whoopie Whoopie

      I’m really getting worried that we are up against something we haven’t EVEN seen the end to. Like James posted above=I believe A False Flag is coming SOON. Shit! they know how to do Holograms – whats to stop them from showing “A GOD” to the people warning to take heed to what HE says? And of course HE would say: “BOW TO YOUR MASTERS”. The US is full of sheeple.
      Anybody else feeling really, REALLY scared? What a dumb question. But I trust nobody in CHARGE. WHAT DO WE DO NOW? No Gov’s are doing anything at all about Fukashima.
      Feeling weary is all… :(


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      • arclight arclight

        @whoppee switch of your computer for a while…listen to some music…read something inspiring…

        weve laid the seeds…its all we can do! its up to the rest of the media to decide what sort of future they want thier children to live in…people arent that stupid are they….is david icke right…..

        see next weeks exciting episode sort of thing!! i bet rt and al jazeera are thinking about it…but can you imagine all the phone calls weve caused? lol! we dont make it easy for them…thats another way of resisting! vive la revolution!
        peace


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        • dharmasyd dharmasyd

          Good advice. Whatever way it goes, however it turns out, if we do and have done what we believe to be right, then all we need to do beyond that is both continue and to rest, listen to music, be inspired.

          After acting in a way we know is rigtheous, we just need to relax into the ongoing cycle, continuing to do what is right and relaxing, taking care of self — IS — after all — taking care of others to the best of our abilities.


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      • StPaulScout StPaulScout

        I don’t know how receptive HP posters are to enenews’ers but people here might be much more interested.

        http://crooksandliars.com/

        Big blog-roll on the right side of page. Some here if they have never been there might like it. Progressive site.


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      • Whoopie Whoopie

        Thanks arc and StPaulScott
        I left after I posted that….but appreciate both comments.


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      • theypoisonus

        Whoopie, take deep breaths, fear not, because you know and they do not. At least you are semi-mentally prepared.

        They will use whatever means they can to get what they need or want. A false flag has been predicted for 2 areas that I know of , Chicago and the New Madrid Fault.

        We really have no control, but I would rather KNOW then not know. That is why I read, read, and read.

        The post by James is right on ! Thank you James for sharing it and the info. I plan on reading all the links.

        I ran across a publication that Henry Ford put out in the 1920′s, called The Dearborn Independent. Before and after the Depression there were many political groups in the US. There was another publication named The New Masses.. quite interesting reading for the times. We think they were not as smart as we are today, but they were equally so if not more so then.

        Article on the FED from that publication:
        http://rationalrevolution.net/special/library/di11626.htm

        It is like reading something Ron Paul would say today.. insanely ‘on the point’
        History repeats.. and repeats.

        On the Isreal/ Arab issue in another publication in 1926,
        The publications front pages: http://rationalrevolution.net/special/library/dearborn_independent.htm click on the image to read inside.
        Beginning 2 pages of article pages 6-7 http://rationalrevolution.net/special/library/di1113262.htm
        Last of the article ( page 23) http://rationalrevolution.net/special/library/di1113265.htm

        When reading this, it is so enlightening, I find that nearly a centrury ago, things in some ways were the same.. only without ‘Star Wars’ tech.

        I firmly believe they there is a plan, we are not privy to it, natch, but there is one, and they have so much power now, I fear we cannot stop it. I hope that isn’t the case, but I’m not sure.

        Yes, the Sheeple will stay sheeple and believe that ‘reality shows’ aren’t staged, their team actually ‘wins’ and ‘a supreme being’ will save them fromt the ‘horrors’.
        My slant… was not Hiroshima a HORROR?
        Was not the slaugher of indigenous Am. Indians not a Horror?
        The list is endless… the GOM disaster, Chernobyl, WW II, gosh, I could go on and on, the Tar Sands in Canada, the raping of the Amazon and then , polluting it with OIL grunge, it never ends !!
        MAN ( whatever that is, ELITES?) will never be satisfied, they will never have Enough Money.. or untill they destroy every beautiful landscape on this Earth if there is one bloody cent they can make off it !!

        Frustration drives me insane, and , to quote my husband ” they ask me why I drink” !!

        Good Karma to all.


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    They have sent the Sumos back to Fukushima prefecture..to train and bring up the moral of the people.
    They’ve sacrificed their fattest and finest for money…
    http://www.reuters.com/news/pictures/slideshow?articleId=USRTR2Q2J7#a=15


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    False flags..ya.. they pull them out when they panic…
    http://www.veteranstoday.com/2011/08/18/phony-letterman-threat-tracked-to-israeli-site/
    Or we get our pals to do it.


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    Earthquake.. Long Beach http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=weather/earthquake_center&id=8314493
    If you take any pictures out there ..make sure they are purdy.
    http://republicbroadcasting.org/?p=16478


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  • StPaulScout StPaulScout

    Plutonium lying on the ground. Like eggs at a childs easter egg hunt……


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  • shaktasna999

    HotR-California here. No worries about the 3.2 I have no idea why they even printed that. California has a 3.2 every week somewhere.

    In California 5′s and above(in city not sea floor) are what you look for.


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    umm…I guess we are a little bit more worried than usual..
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pYSpeSZrjo&feature=related


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  • theypoisonus

    @ Heart What drugs are the PTB giving these goons? Are they on steroids.. methinks they are.. free steroids .. step right up… get pumped up…

    reminds me of an old Tom Waitts song..


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    ..there is some bad ass brainwashing going on..especially in the Air Force.
    ..ya.. the military…pumped up gun whores…


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  • theypoisonus

    LOL.. there are indeed laughs here among us, if it weren’t for that, we would all die of ‘the horror, the horror’. :)

    I’m convinced they are pumped on steroids. When I saw what they did to Amy Goodman and her 2 journalist’s in St. Paul Mn. … there was no longer any doubt in my mind.

    First the Floride, then who knows.. let’s say MILITARY ( which I believe starts with boy scouts ) and then NO JOBS available.. since you are ex-military, you are more eligeble than the average Joe.. come joim the elite police !! Step Right UP !!


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    • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

      Yes..some days now.. it will be laugh or cry..some days both I assume.
      I think it’s important that..others realize that for some of us ..there isn’t anything left to lose.
      The fight is for life or death.


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  • theypoisonus

    Forgive me folks, I think faster than my fingers, and there isn’t spell check to fix me.

    I do know how to spell Flouride, I just don’t type as fast as I think.


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    Here’s a pretty cool book about it..
    Maybe I should start a.. Heart of the Rose deprogramming center..lolol
    http://www.amazon.com/Brainwashed-War-Programmed-Military-Industrial-Media-Propaganda/dp/9676906743


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  • StillJill StillJill

    Yes,…my son is over in Afghanistan dropping bombs,…makes me want to cry,…and when he’s not dropping bombs, he’s training other jugheads to do the same. I never allowed my sons to play with, or own guns,…wouldn’t even let them point sticks at one another. My bad,…you young parents,…..don’t make my mistake-turns them into bloody RAMBOS! :-(


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    • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

      ..I’m sorry about that StillJill.the troops were to come home last year..as was the will of the People..
      Instead..Iraq was placed under the CIA..
      Afghanistan..ho..
      F-ing morons.
      From Alexander the Great till now..no one takes Afghanistan.
      Ask the Russians.


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    • theypoisonus

      It isn’t your fault. When there is no work, and there is not education unless you pay loans off for 1/2 of your life , these kids today don’t have many choices.

      I read about a year + ago that they are/were recruiting ‘illegal’ Mexican’s to go to war for them and then they would become American Citizens.. like it is a badge of honor.

      Hello… they were originally Indians that nomadically came here and traded with the Northern Indians . They are far from Illegal, they are Indians that ‘they’ took Tx. Az. NM. Calif. from.

      I hate the term Illegals.. Aren’t we all from somewhere else except them originally.. ?
      My DH works with a number of them. He was allowed when he became a forman to chose ‘his crew’. His crew is 90% Mexican. The work, the do not complain, and they respect him and will follow him to any job. AND , if he threatens to walk off, they say they will too.

      Find that kind of loyalty today.. anywhere.


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    • Still Jill

      the popular culture is a “warrior culture” that transforms even the least aggressive boys into wannabe soldiers. It is like fighting a tsunami

      I was back teaching today (univ). I have so much to say to these kids but most of them really have no interest in learning about their world beyond facebook pages and celebrity culture.

      They are mostly young, working class, and many already have kids in their early 20s. They are just working to survive. I want a better future for them and yet I feel so pessimistic about their prospects.

      Democracy doesn’t work when the public is asleep.

      We start one of my classes by reading Edward Bernays’ Propaganda, one of the first texts on “engineering consent” by one of the most important “mind control” evil geniuses in American history…


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      • theypoisonus

        @majia you have touched upon a name I am not familiar with.

        Thank you, I will look him up and also send info to the DH. He is a huge History buff and will appreciate it.

        He wanted to read Mein Komf ( that doesn’t look right ) and I found it for him. He is intrigued by the ability of these people to control masses, and I have “caught’ the bug myself a bit.

        Bascially I shielded myself as a child with fiction , mostly English mysteries and still love the genre today. I have found recently that fiction resenbles live and am reading more and more non-fiction.

        Thanks for the ‘heads up ‘ on that ‘mind controller’.

        I’m sure, as a teacher today it has to be hard to get through the programming that comes from media and ‘toys’ like social sites’ etc.
        And the teachers in my days thought they had it tough. :(
        Nothing compared to today. Too much outside influences and no discipline.


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  • theypoisonus

    The New Masses, from the 1920′s.
    This publication was considered to be Communistic in it’s time.

    It is also where I read about General Smedley Butler , who was the ‘one man army’ that exposed the Bankster’s plot to bring Fascism to America ( which we are horribly close to now, imho.)

    http://coat.ncf.ca/our_magazine/links/53/newmasses.html

    That is where I started, and then read from there. Very interesting that what we are seeing today is so similar to then.


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  • theypoisonus

    A thought. Who would buy radiated beef, knowingly.

    Mcd. BK, Steak/shake/, etc.

    They lifted the ban, we knew this, but since Ms. Clinton promised to not check imports form Japan, maybe we should think about where the beef in the burger comes from. Reading about this in the past is it is compiled from various areas.
    OK. just suppose, you take some American Beef, supposedly non-radiated and add some good ole Nukibeef? Just a thought.

    http://ex-skf.blogspot.com/2011/08/japanese-government-will-lift-shipping.html


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    Oh man..someone mentioned Tom Waits…that calls for an early night…and a rare pint…
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMP9e3cqKns&feature=related
    Tomorrow..


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  • theypoisonus

    The Lyrics : I too, am retiring.

    Tom Traubert’s Blues
    (Four sheets to the wind(1) in Copenhagen)

    Wasted(2) and wounded, it ain’t what the moon did
    I got what I paid for now
    See you tomorrow, hey Frank, can I borrow
    A couple of bucks from you?
    To go waltzing Matilda(3), waltzing Matilda
    You’ll go waltzing Matilda with me

    I’m an innocent victim of a blinded alley(4)
    And I’m tired of all these soldiers here
    No one speaks English, and everything’s broken
    And my Stacys(5) are soaking wet
    To go waltzing Matilda, waltzing Matilda
    You’ll go waltzing Matilda with me

    Now the dogs are barking and the taxi cabs parking
    A lot they can do for me
    I begged you to stab me, you tore my shirt open
    And I’m down on my knees tonight
    Old Bushmills(6) I staggered, you buried the dagger
    In your silhouette window light
    To go waltzing Matilda, waltzing Matilda
    You’ll go waltzing Matilda with me

    Now I’ve lost my St. Christopher(7), now that I’ve kissed her
    And the one-armed bandit(8) knows
    And the maverick Chinamen, and the cold-blooded signs
    And the girls down by the strip-tease shows go
    Waltzing Matilda, waltzing Matilda
    You’ll go waltzing Matilda with me

    No, I don’t want your sympathy, the fugitives say
    That the streets aren’t for dreaming now
    And manslaughter dragnets, and the ghosts that sell memories
    They want a piece of the action anyhow
    Go waltzing Matilda, waltzing Matilda
    You’ll go waltzing Matilda with me

    And you can ask any sailor, and the keys from the jailer
    And the old men in wheelchairs know
    That Matilda’s the defendant, she killed about a hundred
    And she follows wherever you may go
    Waltzing Matilda, waltzing Matilda
    You’ll go waltzing Matilda with me

    And it’s a battered old suitcase to a hotel someplace
    And a wound that will never heal
    No prima donna, the perfume is on
    An old shirt that is stained with blood and whiskey
    And goodnight to the street sweepers, the night watchmen, flame keepers
    And goodnight, Matilda, too


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  • shaktasna999

    HotR this is cali’s over 3′s (that the USGS will print) just this week

    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqscanv/Quakes/quakes_big.html


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  • shaktasna999

    Lol if anyone had any idea of how often the ground vented after an “event” no one would visit California :) Especially on seafloors and in the deserts.


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  • James2

    For all of you on this thread who are not nuclear industry shills. Which, by my opinion reading above may not be many.

    DO NOT FALL FOR ALL THE CONSPIRACY THEORY GARBAGE POSTED iN THIS THREAD.

    The conspiracy is to get you stuck on conspiracy thinking – This is a psychological trick used to spiral you down into a rathole. Don’t fall for it. Stay on point – Fukushima is the problem – not the Israelis, not the Pakistanis – nope – the Japanese – and nuclear energy is the problem.

    The fact that the shills are all over this thread is proof in it’s own right that the story about Plutonium being ejected is exactly the story nobody wants you to hear about. And that is the most dangerous news about Fukushima.

    And if you think clearly about it for just a few seconds, do you think the people who are responding to this disaster, and the PR and spook hacks who are trying to cover it up have the intelligence to have some kind of grand plan???

    Of course they don’t. They are complete morons – or at least their actions make them appear to be.

    There is no “grand plan”. There is a terrible, tragic and unstoppable nuclear disaster that is on the verge of killing lots of people. Everyone here – shills and nonshillls alike – knows it. Most who are not here don’t.

    Regardless, it won’t change the outcome. Despite the music and everyone trying to stay calm, and despite the screams and cries for help as people finally realized the extent of the danger, the Titanic still went down. As the engineers knew it would within minutes of the accident.

    Those who were able to assess the situation and take the right action lived and many who didn’t died. Disaster spares no one. The shills don’t have any magic potion that will keep them alive when the Fuku monster comes to get them. Neither do the “elite” or the politicians or the children, or the smartest or the most beautiful among us.


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    • VanneV anne

      I like what you have to say. Nuclear is completely devastating whether as a weapon, nuclear power plant, or as testing. Why are we using uranium (no longer depleted) in all our weapons and equipment in the Middle East? Not only is this genocide for the peoples in the Middle East, but the dust encircles the world and will eventually kill all of us. The rates of background radiation is continually rising and I’m sure that with the all the uses of nuclear we are systematically depleting the ozone layer and allowing more radiation in from outer space and from the sun.

      The argument that nuclear is the answer to global warming, is the biggest lie of all!!!!! Giving a Nobel Peace Prize to someone who advocates nuclear, whether Al Gore or Barack Obama,makes a complete mockery of the Nobel Peace Prize. Secretary of State Clinton ran for president campaigning as against any new nuclear. As long as she runs around supporting the current administration she is completely destroying her credibility.


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    • Pallas89juno Pallas89juno

      Dear James: Yes, posters should be conscious of agent provocateurs.


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    • BreadAndButter BreadAndButter

      Hi James,
      “For all of you on this thread who are not nuclear industry shills. Which, by my opinion reading above may not be many.”

      Not everyone who gets distracted from the main headline should ring your “shill alert”. I agree, history is not the main issue here and could’ve been discussed in the discussion thread, but it’s interesting nevertheless…to learn how we got where we find us today.

      *peace


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    • Misitu

      Thanks james2 good point, focus.


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  • Very excellent point James. For those of you who are new or just don’t know check out this vid.

    Reactor #3 using MOX plutonium fuel. This is how those fuel fragments got so far away from the reactor

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9k3Ofs6R9cg


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  • bmurr bmurr

    James, like your points. Shouldn’t the focus be that BWR containment structures explode in the event of an extended LOC accident? Also, the fact that vents installed post design failed to opporate as designed, resulting in hydrogen explosoions? Post LOC containment needs to be a design factor. If its not possible to control a reactore in the event of extended off site power loss, is it possible to make a safe reactor?
    Make them answer these questions, stop them from controlling the coversation. By continuing the cover up at fukushima, we are effecticly distracted from things we can influence.


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    • BreadAndButter BreadAndButter

      bmurr, what is LOC?


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    • James2

      Bmurr, good questions.

      No I don’t think the discussion should be limited to BWR reactors and loss of cooling.

      The only thing we need to know is that we’ve had three nuclear meltdowns at three large nuclear powerplants in a little over 30 years.

      That’s an average of 1 every 10 years. And is unsustainable.

      If we aren’t all dead already, then at that rate we very soon will be.

      Nuclear needs not to be 10% or 100% safer – it needs to be 100X or 10,000% safer. I’d say man could survive if these types of accidents were every 1000 years – but every 10 or 20 years – no way.

      Therefore, focusing the discussion on vent systems, or SFP’s or how the containment is designed is silly.

      The entire concept is bad. You cannot create a device that self destructs if it loses cooling for a few hours. You cannot create a device that is unrepairable when it breaks. You cannot create a device that makes its surrounding uninhabitable for hundreds of years if it fails.


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    • Misitu

      That did seem to work when someone close to my goodself tried a bit of trespass on wnn’s facebook page. Keep on the uninsured tack and don’t let them flannel the nuclear waste issue with green field flimflam like transmutation.


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    OT…Volcanic eruption off the coast of Oregon…
    Totally interesting..around here.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9v_HSReZzO8&feature=related


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  • James2

    Volcanos are interesting, but they have nothing to do with a nuclear disaster, other than it is known proof that this rock we ride on evolves continuously.

    The volcano in alaska erupts every few months..


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    I did say off-topic James2..although…


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    I’ve decided that enenews is not the place for forward hypothesis…too controversial..
    So I won’t say what we… geology junkies are thinking.


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    It was only a 9.0 on the Ring of Fire.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_Ring_of_Fire
    Nothing to see here..move along…


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    Sigh..wake up to be told what to think…yeck…
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGIny5Hb3mY&feature=relmfu
    Puu Oo Crater…


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    Morning B and B…off to sulk and walk the dog…


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    I’d like to take a step off the planet..coming soon enough I suppose.
    See ya in a couple….


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  • StillJill StillJill

    You’re right about that Heart,….I sense it too. You ‘guys’ are becoming a collective persona to me,….and I sense deeply we’ll be meeting up soon.


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  • StillJill StillJill

    I’ll be sending up ‘happy smoke’ too B & B


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