Monday, 4 November 2013

Why Not Bush?


Why Not Bush?
Laurence M. Vance

This " Conservative Action Alert" says: "Tell Congress: Bring Impeachment Charges Against the President for Unconstitutional Military Actions!" Okay, fine. But where were you conservatives when Bush launched undeclared wars against Iraq and Afghanistan? The United States hasn't declared war according to the Constitution since WWII. This means that not only Democrats Truman, Kennedy, LBJ, and Clinton should have been impeached for unconstitutional military actions, but also Republicans Nixon, Reagan, and Bush I. See my " U.S. Presidents and Those Who Kill for Them" for more details.

And like I have said many times, every bad policy of Obama can be traced back to Bush. Glad to see more and more conservatives waking up. Too bad they were asleep for 8 years when Bush was president.

A Flood of Government Intervention


A Flood of Government Intervention
by Laurence M. Vance November 4, 2013

Some Americans are outraged at the federal government for reasons other than the recent government shutdown.

No, they are not outraged because the National Science Foundation is funding the development of card games, videos and other educational programs "to engage adult learners and inform public understanding and response to climate change" through the $5.7 million Polar Learning and Responding (PoLAR) project. No, they are not outraged because the National Institutes of Health gave $1.5 million to Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston to "study biological and social factors for why 'three-quarters' of lesbians are obese and why gay males are not." And no, they are not outraged because of any of the top 100 "wasteful and low priority government spending" documented in Senator Tom Coburn's "Wastebook."

Some Americans are outraged because their flood insurance premiums are going up.

But why would this cause anyone to be angry with the federal government? If the price of postage stamps goes up, then it is understandable that some Americans might get upset with the federal government. But if the price of car insurance increases, no one blames the federal government. So what does flood insurance have to do with the federal government?

Everything.

Floods have been part of American history since before the beginning of the Republic. Until the devastating flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans in 2005 and by Hurricane Sandy along the east coast of the United States in 2012, the Johnstown Flood of 1885 in Pennsylvania was probably the most famous flood in American history.

Up until the 1960s, Americans who lived in flood-prone areas could purchase flood insurance as part of their homeowner's insurance or as a standalone flood insurance policy. Property owners who didn't were expected to bear the cost of flood damage.

Because only property owners in flood-prone areas tended to purchase flood insurance, this led to what is called adverse selection; that is, the demand for insurance was positively correlated with the risk of loss. Since the insurance premiums collected end up being insufficient to cover payouts after flood losses, this is not profitable for insurance companies. As a consequence, flood insurance became more expensive and less available.

But instead of letting the free market work, the U.S. government added to the flood of intervention it had already unleashed on the American economy.

Although Congress had provided for the establishment of a federal flood insurance program, a federal flood reinsurance program, and a federal loan contract program covering flood losses in the Federal Flood Insurance Act of 1956, nothing was ever implemented and the programs were deemed unworkable.

In 1966, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) undertook an extensive study of insurance and other programs for financial assistance to victims of floods and related disasters. The HUD report, "Insurance and Other Programs for Financial Assistance to Flood Victims," led to the passage of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (Title XII of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968). This set up the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which was administered within HUD by the newly created Federal Insurance Administration. The original Act was amended by the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, the Coastal Barrier Resources Act of 1982, the National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994, the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2004, and, most recently, by the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. The NFIP is now administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

The NFIP "offers flood insurance to homeowners, renters, and business owners if their community participates in the NFIP. Participating communities agree to adopt and enforce ordinances that meet or exceed FEMA requirements to reduce the risk of flooding."

The NFIP "offers flood insurance, which can be purchased through property and casualty insurance agents. Rates are set and do not differ from company to company or agent to agent. These rates depend on many factors, which include the date and type of construction of your home, along with your buildings level of risk."

The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, Division F, Title II, Subtitle A of the Surface Transportation Bill (H.R.4348), reauthorized the flood insurance program for five years, set a strategy for updating flood zone maps across the U.S., and removed federal subsidies from properties in flood zones. According to FEMA: "Key provisions of the legislation will require the NFIP to raise rates to reflect true flood risk, make the program more financially stable, and change how Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) updates impact policyholders. The changes will mean premium rate increases for some­but not all­policyholders over time."

Property owners along America's Gulf Coast are naturally outraged about the rate increases. The Mississippi Department of Insurance filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA to try to block the rate increases. A bill was also introduced in Congress to delay the implementation of the Biggert-Waters Act for one year.

Advocates of the Constitution, federalism, and limited government are likewise outraged, but not over the flood insurance rate increases.

What is the federal government doing providing or subsidizing flood insurance?

If a specific power is not enumerated in article I, section 8, of the Constitution, the federal government is not permitted to exercise it. There were no exceptions provided in the Constitution, not even for crises or extenuating circumstances. And not only is flood insurance not mentioned in the Constitution, there are no references to floods or insurance either. Members of Congress who recite the current congressional oath of office, enacted in 1884, swear that they will "support and defend the Constitution of the United States" and "bear true faith and allegiance to the same." This means that every member of Congress since 1968 that has voted for any bill related in any way to flood insurance is violating the very Constitution he swore to uphold. Republicans who preach limited government at election time are merely giving lip service to the idea since if they had a philosophical problem with the Federal Flood Insurance Program they could have abolished it when they had an absolute majority in both Houses of Congress under the Republican president George W. Bush.

In our federal system of government, it is only the states that can conceivably have flood insurance programs. This doesn't mean that the states should have such things, only that whatever is not granted by the Constitution to the federal government is reserved to the states, as it clearly states in the Tenth Amendment.

The only limited government worthy of the name is a government limited to the protection of life, liberty, and property. That precludes such a government offering "services" that the private sector is perfectly capable of providing.

If the federal government can offer Americans flood insurance, then no legitimate argument can possibly be made against the federal government offering Americans fire insurance, health insurance, homeowners insurance, renters insurance, liability insurance, or life insurance.

And if the federal government can offer Americans flood insurance, then no legitimate argument can possibly be made against the federal government offering Americans any other service.

The problem with FEMA overseeing the nation's flood insurance program is just the tip of a very deeply submerged iceberg. Not only should FEMA not be offering flood insurance, it should not be providing flood hazard data, maps of flood prone areas, or disaster assistance. FEMA, like the vast majority of the other agencies of the federal government, shouldn't even exist in the first place.

http://fff.org/explore-freedom/article/a-flood-of-government-intervention/

Fwd: [New post] Stupid Liberal Women Keep Marrying Muslims




burkasrugly posted: "Fellow infidels, It is a sad thing, yet entirely avoidable, if young, liberal women (and older ones for that matter) would quit allowing themselves to be brainwashed by the feel-good multicultural hogwash that is being spoon fed to millions of college "
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Stupid Liberal Women Keep Marrying Muslims

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Fellow infidels,

It is a sad thing, yet entirely avoidable, if young, liberal women (and older ones for that matter) would quit allowing themselves to be brainwashed by the feel-good multicultural hogwash that is being spoon fed to millions of college kids in the United States.  Have they never watched the movie "Not Without My Daughter" with Sally Field? I really doubt that movie could be made today...it would be proclaimed  "Islamaphobic" by CAIR and the producers would wet their pants and immediately stop production.

According to Atlas Shrugs, this young woman, described as  "bright multicultural studies student from upstate New York," was shocked that she and her children were captives in the Middle East, held against their will by her Muslim husband and his family who dabbled in terrorism.  Here is an excerpt:

LONDON — Gunfire cracked all around Sara Rogers as she climbed to the roof of her high-rise home in Gaza. The year was 2005, and Israeli  soldiers were fighting Palestinian gunmen to stop rocket attacks and  destroy smuggling tunnels.

Rogers closed her eyes. "Just let one hit me in the head," she begged. "And make it quick."

It was not the months of violence of the Second Intifada that made the  Italian-American college graduate ache for death. It was her virtual  enslavement by one of the most feared families in the Middle East.

Days later, Rogers was in a taxi with her five children, praying her husband wouldn't catch her and their five children before she reached the  Israeli border.

If the lamestream media would do its job and report on these horrible kidnapping stories, and if the liberals would open their eyes and use their brains for once, maybe things would change.  The U.S. government needs to do its part too. We have plenty of oil here...we don't need oil from the Middle East. We don't need to kowtow or bow and scrape to these satanic monsters.  We just need a president who puts us first instead of sucking up to the Muslims.

If this happened to a Hollywood star things would change quickly because the media likes to report on these airheads since they are nothing more than airheads themselves.  It is sickening.  Let  a kidnapping like this happen to regular hardworking people and no one cares.  I am sick of liberals, the liberal media, and our gutless liberal representatives (including wimpy Republican RINOs) running America and Americans into the ground.

Until next time,

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Fwd: WHAT IF OBAMACARE WAS NEVER ABOUT OUR HEALTH?






http://www.wnd.com/2013/10/what-if-obamacare-was-never-about-our-health/

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What if Obamacare was never about our health?

Diana West sees evidence program actually is giant 'voter registration fraud scheme'

 

 

by Diana West

Could Obamacare be the biggest voter registration fraud scheme in the history of the world?

This is the bombshell assessment of a pair of conservative activists: Gregg Phillips, founder of Voters Trust, and Catherine Engelbrecht of True the Vote. Both groups are conservative nonprofits focused on election integrity.

What helped Phillips and Engelbrecht draw this conclusion, which Breitbart News reported this week, is almost as amazing as the conclusion itself: Left-wing groups and media have for some time been openly discussing Obamacare as a vehicle for so-called Motor Voter registration. Motor Voter is the law that makes voter registration a part of driver's license applications. In fact, the 1993 law also requires any government office that provides "public assistance" to make voter registration part of the process. Since many applicants applying for coverage in the Obamacare "insurance marketplace" – the infamously malfunctioning healthcare.gov website – will be eligible for Medicaid (public assistance), not "Marketplace coverage," voter registration by law must be part of the available health insurance package.

Presto – 68 million voters, registered with the help of Obamacare "navigators." Wanna bet whether these new voters will trend Democrat or Republican?

Of course, "presto" doesn't literally describe the pace of this massive voter registration project, but just give it time. This is the finding, not of conservatives Phillips and Engelbrecht, but of a report by Demos, a left-wing organization funded by George Soros. The report's title says it all: "Building a Healthy Democracy: Registering 68 Million People to Vote through Health Benefit Exchanges."

Conservative commentator and former New York Lt. Gov. Betsy McCaughey has written about this aspect of Obamacare, highlighting similar evidence in the program of a "cynical scheme of enrolling Democratic voters." Earlier this year, McCaughey noted that the Obamacare law "outsourced" the all-important job of enrolling the uninsured in health plans to community organizations. Why does this matter? McCaughey explained it this way: "Community activists" – Obamacare "navigators" – "can say and do things that government employees can't, such as urging people to register as Democrats." She continued: "There is nothing wrong with encouraging voting. But a government employee (for example, at the DMV) is legally barred from saying you should become a Democrat. A community organizer can say it and will. … The Obama health law transforms community organizations into a fifth estate with steady government funding but without government rules."

Diana West's brand new book, "American Betrayal: The Secret Assault on Our Nation's Character" reveals jaw-dropping stories of treason you've never heard

Could registering millions of new Democrats always have been the main goal of Obamacare? Phillips and Engelbrecht absolutely think so. They believe "all of those promises about health care were never meant to be true," Breitbart reports. Instead, they see the massive new program as a means "to collect personal data and voter registration information and share it with the federal government, which would in turn share it with left-wing groups … to conduct what is essentially a taxpayer-funded Get-Out-The-Vote operation for the Democratic Party."

If this is so, it certainly would help explain the striking sangfroid of the Obama White House in the midst of the epically hot and sweaty chaos of the disastrous medical program rollout.

So where does "fraud" potentially enter the process? To begin with, the application process includes no mechanism for income verification. An applicant can claim zero income and be automatically enrolled in Medicaid. States are already sorting through thousands of Medicaid applications via Obamacare and, as Breitbart reports, "most of those applications will likely be hastily approved." After that, a voter registration card is mailed out automatically. In other words, "no human being ever sees the card between the time someone logs onto healthcare.gov to type any information, true or untrue, into the system and when a card is mailed out. At that point, when the card shows up in the mail, whoever receives it just needs to sign it and mail it back to the authorities, and they will have registered to vote without ever being in front of any official person."

Sounds rife with fraud potential to me.

Phillips notes a big legal loophole. The Obama administration is interpreting an Internet click on the Obamacare website as a visit to a physical government office. "The law is clear," Phillips said of Motor Voter. "It states that all of this (voter registration) has to happen in an office, face-to-face with an individual."

Engelbrecht flagged another point. Unlike other Motor Voter provisions, an applicant actually has to opt out of voter registration. The inevitable uptick in voter registrations via community organization "Navigators," Engelbrecht believes, will allow, as Breitbart puts it, "left-wing organizations to search and target voters using information the federal government collected in a way that has never been seen before."

Maybe that's why the community organizer who became president doesn't seem in any way abashed – not even about having been caught in the colossal lie he repeated, apparently to lure people into supporting his health plan, claiming Americans who wanted to keep their doctors and their insurance plans, could do so. (Even the Washington Post "Fact Checker" column gave him "four Pinnochios" on this count, indicating "Whoppers.") There is a weird sense of disconnection from the whole fiasco, as if it were no fiasco at all.

Maybe it's not.

 



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Fwd: [New post] How to get people NOT to buy your product




BareNakedIslam posted: "A reprehensible advertisement picturing a U.S. solider and a fully-veiled Muslim woman in an embrace has provoked mixed reactions. The billboard promotes sleeping aid brand 'SnoreStop' which can benefit couples by ensuring they have a snore-free sleep. a"

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A reprehensible advertisement picturing a U.S. solider and a fully-veiled Muslim woman in an embrace has provoked mixed reactions. The billboard promotes sleeping aid brand 'SnoreStop' which can benefit couples by ensuring they have a snore-free sleep. al-Arabiya  Erected in Los Angeles on the city's famous Sunset Boulevard, the billboard aims to "show couples that you […]

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Fwd: Putin's Power and the Late Great United States









Putin's Power and the Late Great United States

Posted By Daniel Greenfield On November 4, 2013

 

After a suicide bombing in the Moscow subway by a Muslim terrorist, Vladimir Putin said, "Russia doesn't conduct negotiations with terrorists — it destroys them."

The last American president to say something like that and mean it was Ronald Reagan, who also defeated Putin's old bosses. The current administration, which frees Taliban leaders and makes concessions to Iran for the sake of what it calls "Smart Power," couldn't defeat a wet paper bag.

Fresh from his serial humiliations of Obama on the NSA and Syria, Putin has risen to the top of Forbes' Most Powerful People list. At No. 2 is Obama, right ahead of his banker and loan shark, Xi Jinping, the General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party.

Putin has trashed Obama's national security and foreign policy with little leverage except a UN Security Council seat and bit players like Julian Assange, Glenn Greenwald and Edward Snowden, who are a long way down from the powerful insiders like Alger Hiss and Kim Philby that his old bosses used to rely on.

Whether it was Russia's troubled energy industry or a global espionage network starved of influence after the collapse of Soviet Communism; Putin made the most out of what he had to work with. And that is in sharp contrast to No. 2 who made the least out of the incredible power base at his disposal.

Obama's foreign policy goals weren't only bad ideas, but he hasn't even been able to accomplish them.

The Arab Spring, which was supposed to be his signature foreign policy achievement, has imploded spectacularly, leaving him to issue impotent political threats to the Egyptian government and impotent military threats to the Syrian government.

Like every previous flailing administration looking for a cheap win, Obama has taken to browbeating Israel into signing some sort of peace agreement with the terrorists. An administration's pivot to the "Peace Process" is usually an admission of failure on every single other foreign policy front.

Obama may have lost Egypt and Syria, but he'll always have Israel to kick around the negotiating table.

While Putin is carving out his Eurasian Union, Obama's Asia pivot has come to nothing, his Arab Spring is gone and he has nothing to show for his constant international trips except a bunch of "I'm with Stupid" souvenir t-shirts in forty different languages from forty different foreign leaders.

America has never been this impotent and irrelevant. Not even under President Carter was it such a nonentity on the international stage that it could be ignored and dismissed. Unlike Putin, most of the rest of the world isn't even bothering to humiliate Obama.

It's ignoring him.

Even friendly world leaders think of Obama as a party guest, a lightweight who makes for some good photo ops but has nothing of substance to contribute. If you want to throw a banquet you invite him over, but if there are serious decisions to be made, you invite the grown-ups instead.

Obama's big accomplishment was presiding over the end of the American Century. The famous photo of him carrying around a copy of The Post-American World has become a self-fulfilling prophecy. He has made the world into a Post-American place where the United States is as relevant as the British Empire.

Obama's vision of smart power sought to trade state power for ideological power. Instead of countries paying attention to him because of the power of the country he represented, they were supposed to pay attention to him because he represented a global evolution toward progressive values. It's hard to think of a more laughably stupid misreading of human history and motives through ideological blinders.

The ideological power that Obama wields domestically comes from a domestic liberal establishment that is sympathetic to his aims. Without that establishment, he has no power outside American borders.

Even in the West, the establishment which gave him an unearned Nobel Peace Prize was not giving him the blank check that his domestic backers did. American liberals linked their political fortunes to Obama, but European leftists never did. America is too useful an enemy for their political purposes.

Obama chose to be a man without a country. He didn't want to use American power and has been left powerless instead. And America has been left leaderless and therefore powerless.

The United States is now desired mainly for its arsenal. The Saudis and other Gulf Arabs impatiently order Obama to bomb things and insult him when he delays. And even the arsenal has been degraded. American military capabilities have been badly impacted and the military is under the jurisdiction of men like Chuck Hagel who prioritize gay marriage and Green Energy over military preparedness.

No other country has stepped in to fill the power vacuum left by the end of the American Century. Russia is satisfied to cause harm, but can no longer wield any real power over the rest of the world. China has wealth and power, but is far too insular to offer anything beyond its borders except trade agreements. In time it may be forced to step into our vacuum and protect its lifeblood of international trade with a Pax Sinica, the way that the United States formerly did with its Pax Americana.

Muslim conflict has increased exponentially with an emboldened Al Qaeda and its franchises spreading terror and death in their home countries, but these groups can barely get along with each other. Their dream of a caliphate dies at their own hands. Japan is trying to find its own strength again, but it may be too set in its ways to change. And Europe continues its fossilization into the stratified irrelevance of the European Union that may represent our own future of bureaucratic malaise and cultural decadence.

For good or ill, there is no one to step into the big boots of Uncle Sam. Obama's abandonment of American power has left behind a massive hole. The waves of instability from that black hole are destabilizing governments and societies.

For generations, America has been the center of the world. Without it, the world is spinning out of control.

A glance at the evening news may not leave the impression of a world at peace, but that is only because we have forgotten what true war is like. Before the Pax Americana, devastating wars far greater in scale than anything most of us have lived through were ubiquitous.

Liberals like Obama believed that international conflicts were caused by American power. And so they set out to destroy that power. Their success means that the real wars that the Pax Americana repressed will begin again.

The end of American power means the end of world peace.

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Fwd: FUKUSHIMA: 28 Signs The W. Coast Is Being Fried With Nuclear Radiation






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28 Signs That The West Coast Is Being Absolutely Fried With Nuclear Radiation From Fukushima

 

The map below comes from the Nuclear Emergency Tracking Center.  It shows that radiation levels at radiation monitoring stations all over the country are elevated.  As you will notice, this is particularly true along the west coast of the United States.  Every single day, 300 tons of radioactive water from Fukushima enters the Pacific Ocean.  That means that the total amouont of radioactive material released from Fukushima is constantly increasing, and it is steadily building up in our food chain.  Ultimately, all of this nuclear radiation will outlive all of us by a very wide margin.  They are saying that it could take up to 40 years to clean up the Fukushima disaster, and meanwhile countless innocent people will develop cancer and other health problems as a result of exposure to high levels of nuclear radiation.  We are talking about a nuclear disaster that is absolutely unprecedented, and it is constantly getting worse.  The following are 28 signs that the west coast of North America is being absolutely fried with nuclear radiation from Fukushima…

1. Polar bears, seals and walruses along the Alaska coastline are suffering from fur loss and open sores

Wildlife experts are studying whether fur loss and open sores detected in nine polar bears in recent weeks is widespread and related to similar incidents among seals and walruses.

The bears were among 33 spotted near Barrow, Alaska, during routine survey work along the Arctic coastline. Tests showed they had "alopecia, or loss of fur, and other skin lesions," the U.S. Geological Survey said in a statement.

2. There is an epidemic of sea lion deaths along the California coastline…

At island rookeries off the Southern California coast, 45 percent of the pups born in June have died, said Sharon Melin, a wildlife biologist for the National Marine Fisheries Service based in Seattle. Normally, less than one-third of the pups would die.   It's gotten so bad in the past two weeks that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration declared an "unusual mortality event."

3. Along the Pacific coast of Canada and the Alaska coastline, the population of sockeye salmon is at a historic low.  Many are blaming Fukushima.

4. Something is causing fish all along the west coast of Canada to bleed from their gills, bellies and eyeballs.

5. A vast field of radioactive debris from Fukushima that is approximately the size of California has crossed the Pacific Ocean and is starting to collide with the west coast.

6. It is being projected that the radioactivity of coastal waters off the U.S. west coast could double over the next five to six years.

7. Experts have found very high levels of cesium-137 in plankton living in the waters of the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and the west coast.

8. One test in California found that 15 out of 15 bluefin tuna were contaminated with radiation from Fukushima.

9. Back in 2012, the Vancouver Sun reported that cesium-137 was being found in a very high percentage of the fish that Japan was selling to Canada…

• 73 percent of mackerel tested

• 91 percent of the halibut

• 92 percent of the sardines

• 93 percent of the tuna and eel

• 94 percent of the cod and anchovies

• 100 percent of the carp, seaweed, shark and monkfish

10. Canadian authorities are finding extremely high levels of nuclear radiation in certain fish samples…

Some fish samples tested to date have had very high levels of radiation: one sea bass sample collected in July, for example, had 1,000 becquerels per kilogram of cesium.

11. Some experts believe that we could see very high levels of cancer along the west coast just from people eating contaminated fish

"Look at what's going on now: They're dumping huge amounts of radioactivity into the ocean — no one expected that in 2011," Daniel Hirsch, a nuclear policy lecturer at the University of California-Santa Cruz, told Global Security Newswire. "We could have large numbers of cancer from ingestion of fish."

12. BBC News recently reported that radiation levels around Fukushima are "18 times higher" than previously believed.

13. An EU-funded study concluded that Fukushima released up to 210 quadrillion becquerels of cesium-137 into the atmosphere.

14. Atmospheric radiation from Fukushima reached the west coast of the United States within a few days back in 2011.

15. At this point, 300 tons of contaminated water is pouring into the Pacific Ocean from Fukushima every single day.

16. A senior researcher of marine chemistry at the Japan Meteorological Agency's Meteorological Research Institute says that "30 billion becquerels of radioactive cesium and 30 billion becquerels of radioactive strontium" are being released into the Pacific Ocean from Fukushima every single day.

17. According to Tepco, a total of somewhere between 20 trillion and 40 trillion becquerels of radioactive tritium have gotten into the Pacific Ocean since the Fukushima disaster first began.

18. According to a professor at Tokyo University, 3 gigabecquerels of cesium-137 are flowing into the port at Fukushima Daiichi every single day.

19. It has been estimated that up to 100 times as much nuclear radiation has been released into the ocean from Fukushima than was released during the entire Chernobyl disaster.

20. One recent study concluded that a very large plume of cesium-137 from the Fukushima disaster will start flowing into U.S. coastal waters early next year

Ocean simulations showed that the plume of radioactive cesium-137 released by the Fukushima disaster in 2011 could begin flowing into U.S. coastal waters starting in early 2014 and peak in 2016.

21. It is being projected that significant levels of cesium-137 will reach every corner of the Pacific Ocean by the year 2020.

22. It is being projected that the entire Pacific Ocean will soon "have cesium levels 5 to 10 times higher" than what we witnessed during the era of heavy atomic bomb testing in the Pacific many decades ago.

23. The immense amounts of nuclear radiation getting into the water in the Pacific Ocean has caused environmental activist Joe Martino to issue the following warning

"Your days of eating Pacific Ocean fish are over."

24. The Iodine-131, Cesium-137 and Strontium-90 that are constantly coming from Fukushima are going to affect the health of those living the the northern hemisphere for a very, very long time.  Just consider what Harvey Wasserman had to say about this…

Iodine-131, for example, can be ingested into the thyroid, where it emits beta particles (electrons) that damage tissue. A plague of damaged thyroids has already been reported among as many as 40 percent of the children in the Fukushima area. That percentage can only go higher. In developing youngsters, it can stunt both physical and mental growth. Among adults it causes a very wide range of ancillary ailments, including cancer.

Cesium-137 from Fukushima has been found in fish caught as far away as California. It spreads throughout the body, but tends to accumulate in the muscles.

Strontium-90's half-life is around 29 years. It mimics calcium and goes to our bones.

25. According to a recent Planet Infowars report, the California coastline is being transformed into "a dead zone"…

The California coastline is becoming like a dead zone.

If you haven't been to a California beach lately, you probably don't know that the rocks are unnaturally CLEAN – there's hardly any kelp, barnacles, sea urchins, etc. anymore and the tide pools are similarly eerily devoid of crabs, snails and other scurrying signs of life… and especially as compared to 10 – 15 years ago when one was wise to wear tennis shoes on a trip to the beach in order to avoid cutting one's feet on all the STUFF of life – broken shells, bones, glass, driftwood, etc.

There are also days when I am hard-pressed to find even a half dozen seagulls and/or terns on the county beach.

You can still find a few gulls trolling the picnic areas and some of the restaurants (with outdoor seating areas) for food, of course, but, when I think back to 10 – 15 years ago, the skies and ALL the beaches were literally filled with seagulls and the haunting sound of their cries both day and night…

NOW it's unnaturally quiet.

26. A study conducted last year came to the conclusion that radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster could negatively affect human life along the west coast of North America from Mexico to Alaska "for decades".

27. According to the Wall Street Journal, it is being projected that the cleanup of Fukushima could take up to 40 years to complete.

28. Yale Professor Charles Perrow is warning that if the cleanup of Fukushima is not handled with 100% precision that humanity could be threatened "for thousands of years"…

"Conditions in the unit 4 pool, 100 feet from the ground, are perilous, and if any two of the rods touch it could cause a nuclear reaction that would be uncontrollable. The radiation emitted from all these rods, if they are not continually cool and kept separate, would require the evacuation of surrounding areas including Tokyo. Because of the radiation at the site the 6,375 rods in the common storage pool could not be continuously cooled; they would fission and all of humanity will be threatened, for thousands of years."

Are you starting to understand why so many people are so deeply concerned about what is going on at Fukushima?

For much more on all of this, please check out the video posted below…(on source url)


SOURCE: 28 Signs That The West Coast Is Being Absolutely Fried With Nuclear Radiation From Fukushima | Global Research



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