Britain is planning to join forces with America and launch military action against Syria within days in response to the gas attack believed to have been carried out by President Bashar al-Assad’s forces against his own people.
Royal Navy vessels are being readied to take part in a possible series of cruise missile strikes, alongside the United States, as military commanders finalise a list of potential targets.
Government sources said talks between the Prime Minister… Continue
Added by jim on August 26, 2013 at 5:44am —
The U.S. military is now moving cruise missiles into position for a possible strike against Syrian government forces, reports CBS News Saturday.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says that this will give the President the position to move quickly if he decides to use a cruise missile strike against Syrian government forces. Sec. Hagel goes on to say that this is not an attempt to topple the Syrian government but to send a message to President Bashar al Assad that the use of chemical… Continue
Added by jim on August 25, 2013 at 7:54pm —
(Dirty Wars) is not playing at a single Theater in my state Oklahoma it's a Republican State and was not allowed to play here. My wife found this documentary at the okc arts Museum of all places.
The reporter doing this Documentary is "Jeremy Scahill " and is Narrated by him. Jeremy Scahill is Investigating the 3:00 AM raid on a innocent family in Afghanistan that a Government backed Special Ops known as the " JSOC" ( joint special operations command ) that Is ran by the White House… Continue
Added by jim on August 22, 2013 at 11:36pm —
NYT: Fears of environmental calamity from Fukushima disaster — Japan Nuclear Expert: It’s getting worse… People all over world need to be informed… first case in history where so much contaminated water flowing in ocean Aug 20, 2013: Three hundred tons of highly contaminated water has leaked from a storage tank at the ravaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant on Japan’s Pacific coast, its operator said Tuesday, prompting regulators to declare a “radiological release incident” for the first… Continue
Added by jim on August 22, 2013 at 9:20am —
Reuters: Crisis deepening at Fukushima nuclear plant; Upgraded to ‘Level 3 Serious Incident’ — Represents a 100-fold increase in “severity of a radiological release” — Tepco says highly radioactive leakage continues, but unknown where from.
Aug 21, 2013: Japan to issue gravest Fukushima nuclear warning in two years-agency [...] Japan will dramatically raise its warning about the severity of a toxic water leak at the Fukushima nuclear plant, its nuclear watchdog said on… Continue
Added by jim on August 21, 2013 at 10:52pm —
On March 30, 2011, the Japan Central News Agency reported the monitored radioactive pollutions that were 4000 times higher than the standard level. Whether or not these nuclear pollutants will be transported to the Pacific-neighboring countries through oceanic circulations becomes a world-wide concern. [...]
[...] The time scale of the nuclear pollutants reaching the west coast of America is 3.2 years if it is estimated using the surface drifting buoys and 3.9 years if it is… Continue
Added by jim on August 21, 2013 at 10:30pm —
Reuters) - The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is preparing to remove 400 tons of highly irradiated spent fuel from a damaged reactor building, a dangerous operation that has never been attempted before on this scale.
Containing radiation equivalent to 14,000 times the amount released in the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima 68 years ago, more than 1,300 used fuel rod assemblies packed tightly together need to be removed from a building that is vulnerable to… Continue
Added by jim on August 21, 2013 at 10:13pm —
Leaked radioactive water remains near the tank at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant on Aug. 19. (Provided by Tokyo Electric Power Co.)
Storage tanks for radioactive water at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in November 2011 (Pool) Storage tanks for radioactive water at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in November 2011 (Pool)
The Asahi Shimbun The Asahi Shimbun
An estimated 300 tons of highly… Continue
Added by jim on August 21, 2013 at 10:06pm —
Reuters) - Japan's nuclear crisis escalated to its worst level since a massive earthquake and tsunami crippled the Fukushima plant more than two years ago, with the country's nuclear watchdog saying it feared more storage tanks were leaking contaminated water.
The U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Wednesday it viewed the situation at Fukushima "seriously" and was ready to help if called upon, while nearby China said it was "shocked" to hear contaminated water… Continue
Added by jim on August 21, 2013 at 9:59pm —
When the representative body have lost the confidence of their constituents, when they have notoriously made sale of their most valuable rights, when they have assumed to themselves powers which the people never put into their hands, then indeed their continuing in office becomes dangerous to the State, and calls for an exercise of the power of dissolution.” - Thomas Jefferson
The United States has a government gone rogue. Our “leader” ignores the Constitution, skirts Congress,… Continue
Added by jim on August 20, 2013 at 5:57pm —
Major changes are about to take place with regards to the sun, and the effects of these changes will reportedly impact our entire solar system. It is known systematically as a solar magnetic flip, or a reversal of the sun’s magnetic field, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) says this incredible phenomenon is set to occur as soon as within the next three-to-four months.
A recent NASA announcement explains that this unusual magnetic field reversal is part of a… Continue
Added by jim on August 20, 2013 at 5:30pm —
Aug 20, 2013: Fukushima Governor Yuhei Sato has urged the central government to take the initiative in dealing with the wastewater leak at Fukushima Daiichi [...] The prefecture’s top officials held an emergency meeting on Tuesday following Monday’s revelation of a massive leak of radioactive water from a storage tank. The governor described the situation as a national emergency [...] Senior Fukushima prefectural official Shoji Furuichi [...] asked [Tepco] to quickly find out whether the leak… Continue
Added by jim on August 20, 2013 at 8:57am —
Police throughout the globe have been embarrassed to see online videos of their officers pepper spraying tied captives. In our age of mobile gadgets the pictures can be uploaded online in seconds, making supervisors to answer the questions.
But now the police may not need to fear scrutiny anymore, because Apple has recently patented a piece of technology that would allow the authorities and police to block data transmission, including video and photos, whenever they like. All they… Continue
Added by jim on August 19, 2013 at 7:13pm —
Japan’s apocalypse continues. Emergency conditions persist. No end in sight looms. Fukushima’s radioactive discharges can’t be stopped. They continue. They’re uncontainable.
At issue is by far the worst environmental disaster in history. It’s multiples worse than Chernobyl. It’s an unprecedented catastrophe. It’s reason enough to abolish nuclear power.
According to Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, about 300 tons of radioactive groundwater flow into the… Continue
Added by jim on August 13, 2013 at 3:52pm —