Saturday, April 7, 2012


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The Top Short-Term Threat to Humanity: The Fuel Pools of Fukushima ~ link ~ This is one that you need to read in its entirety at the link...really.  Stirling     

Based on U.S. Energy Department data, assuming a total of 11,138 spent fuel assemblies are being stored at the Dai-Ichi site, nearly all, which is in pools. They contain roughly 336 million curies (~1.2 E+19 Bq) of long-lived radioactivity. About 134 million curies is Cesium-137 — roughly 85 times the amount of Cs-137 released at the Chernobyl accident as estimated by the U.S. National Council on Radiation Protection (NCRP). The total spent reactor fuel inventory at the Fukushima-Daichi site contains nearly half of the total amount of Cs-137 estimated by the NCRP to have been released by all atmospheric nuclear weapons testing, Chernobyl, and world-wide reprocessing plants (~270 million curies or ~9.9 E+18 Becquerel).

It is important for the public to understand that reactors that have been operating for decades, such as those at the Fukushima-Dai-Ichi site have generated some of the largest concentrations of radioactivity on the planet.

Many of our readers might find it difficult to appreciate the actual meaning of the figure, yet we can grasp what 85 times more Cesium-137 than the Chernobyl would mean. It would destroy the world environment and our civilization. This is not rocket science, nor does it connect to the pugilistic debate over nuclear power plants. This is an issue of human survival.

If No. 4 pool collapses ... ~ link ~ Also see ~ link ~ The crisis at the Fukushima-Daiichi power plants has not ended. While the first three reactors contained fuel and presented a serious threat since March 11, 2011, they have largely been contained. Reactor 4 contained no fuel when the earthquake hit. Instead, the spent fuel rods had been moved to a cooling pool on the second floor of the containment unit. [...] If another high level earthquake hits the area, the building will certainly collapse. Japanese and American meteorologists have predicted that such a strong earthquake is indeed likely to hit this year.

The meltdown and unprecedented release of radiation that would ensue is the worst case scenario that then-Prime Minister Kan and other former officials have discussed in the past months. He warned during his speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos that such an accident would force the evacuation of the 35 million people in Tokyo, close half of Japan and compromise the nation’s sovereignty. Such a humanitarian and environmental catastrophe is unimaginable. [...]

Dangerous Crossroads: US-Japan confront North Korea: Tension ahead of Pyongyang Missile Threat ~ link ~ This should not blow up into a war, however with the evil global intentions of the globalists and others, who knows.   Stirling   

As China declares fresh warnings of retaliation against any strike on Iran [1], the regime in Pyongyang shows no signs of aborting its upcoming controversial satellite launch, scheduled to take place on April 12th through to April 16th. The Kwangmyongsong-3 satellite will be launched southward from the Sohae satellite launch station in Cholsan County, North Phyongan Province, using a long-range Unha-3 rocket; North Korean officials assured the international community that it would "strictly abide by relevant international regulations and usage concerning the launch of scientific and technological satellites for peaceful purposes." [2] As Barack Obama and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak insinuate that Pyongyang’s upcoming satellite launch is a pretext to expand a program of nuclear terrorism [3], North Korea has invited the space agencies of eight countries, including Japan, the United States, China and Russia, and the European Space Agency to observe the launch [4].

Washington’s decision to suspend food aid to North Korea ultimately works against its objectives of weakening the regime, as many citizens would further rely on Pyongyang’s food distribution system – irrespective to the moral argument of barring nutritional necessities to a nation that has previously experienced famine and cases of cannibalism [34]. An influx of foreign currency has ensured Pyongyang’s stability under its new leadership as China secures contracts to extract North Korea’s vast natural resources such as iron ore and coal, roughly valued at $6.1 trillion as of 2008 [35]. The US will continue to exploit the new regime’s eagerness to prove itself to the populace, as reports issued by the Council on Foreign Relations indicate its long-term program. The 2009 document entitled “Preparing for Sudden Change in North Korea” [36] advocates a military contingency plan involving the stationing of up to 460,000 foreign soldiers into a post-regime North Korea to its capture nuclear arms and ballistic missiles. The document also highlights the need to form a compliant transitional government acquiescent to market liberalization and privatization. As the potential for debilitating conflict on the Korean Peninsula remains ever present, the international community must approach Pyongyang with increased diplomacy and embrace its attempts at transparency in whichever medium.

North Korea on schedule for mid-April rocket launch ~ link 

North Korea warns against attempts to intercept satellite ~ link  

What were the 'six points' that Obama sent to Khamenel through Erdogan? ~ link ~ The trouble with so much that is written on the 'diplomacy' between the West and Iran is that it is addressed separately from the drive to overthrow/occupy Syria.  There is no way that these two issues are separate.  The drive against Syria is a war against Iran, Syria, Lebanon, and Palestine/Gaza and they all know fact everyone knows it except the globalist/Zionist controlled mainstream news media.   Stirling    

US Aircraft Carriers Departing Persian Gulf? ~ link ~  The bottom line here, that a war has been delayed till next year or at least later this year, may be correct.  However, I have a couple problems with this view.  The ships in question are not moving very far away.  The sources sited are all either Israeli or very pro-Zionist media.  The Russians seem to strongly feel that the Middle East could blow up any time.  I have to say that I trust the Russians more than the Israelis.  However, it may be that things will go on for a while.  Keep in mind, that the drive towards a Regional Middle East War/WWIII has several routes including through Syria.   Stirling     

Saudi Arabia's Syrian Jihad ~ link ~ The offer of US$50,000 each to men willing to fight against Assad's Syria by the Saudi King will raise many a thousand new fighters from the poor of North Africa and the Middle East.  This is stage two of the war against Syria and Iran.   Stirling    
If there was any doubt as to Saudi intentions in Syria, that veil was ripped away on Sunday at the Istanbul "Friends of Syria" conference. The Saudis and their Gulf allies spearheaded an effort to create a formalized pay structure for the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and privately ruminated on the possibility of setting up official supply conduits to forces fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. This decision went much further than what the West, or even neighboring Turkey, seemed willing to embrace. But while the United States and her allies are wary of seeing Syria become a sectarian battleground, the power brokers in Riyadh are enthusiastically hurtling towards it.


Syria fighting kills 70 days before ceasefire ~ link ~ I just love it the way the globalist/Zionist mainstream news media presents the story on the fighting in Syria.  It is always the Assad government's that is killing people, and always unconfirmed reports.  The reality is that a large group of foreign mercenaries have invaded Syrian cities, mostly near the borders, and are using advanced anti-tank missiles (with shoulder fired anti-aircraft missiles as well) to destroy any police or government forces.  They use civilian homes and apartments to hide in and fight from.   The only way that they can be rooted out is to shell them...that is standard military tactics.  But somehow this is always presented as the Syrian government killing unarmed civilian demonstrators with no mention of the foreign mercenaries.   Stirling         

Gunter Grass: Poem critical of Netanyahu's Iran policy, not Israel ~ link ~ The Israelis have long used the scam of declaring anyone who disagrees with their government's policies as being anti-Semitic.  As far as I am concerned this crap has gotten old!  I can and will criticize Israeli and not consider myself some anti-Semitic bigot.   Stirling         

Worst Jobs Report in 5 months - Thanks to bad government policy ~ link ~ The real figures are about three times worse, thanks to the government 'cooking the books'.   Stirling      

I think there is bipartisan agreement and action to benefit the 1% at the expense of the rest of the country:
  • There are lots of jobs for the 1%, but few for the poor
  • The politicos and lobbyists are doing great – D.C. has the highest income in the country – and yet Main Street is suffering
  • Idiotic government policies, never-ending bailouts and ruthless behavior by the big banks have led to Depression-level unemployment
As Robert Reich writes:

87,897,000 not in official US Labor Force ~ link 

Jobs "recovery" suffers setback in March ~ link ~ The reality is there is no "economic recovery", no "jobs recovery", no "recession".  We are in a global economic depression that is soon to get much worse.  This has all been deliberately planned and implanted by the Global Banking Cartel as part of its End Game Strategy to bring about their long sought fascist satanic New World Order.   Stirling      

The US needs to generate 262,000 jobs EACH MONTH just to get back to breakeven ~ link ~ As the population grows, the number of new jobs has to grow also, or the real numbers get worse and worse.  Of course, the real numbers are ignored by the government.   Stirling     

51 Months after the start of the "Recession" here is the Report Card ~ link ~ Recovery? What Recovery? 4 years after central banks have progressively injected over $7 trillion in liquidity into the global markets (and thus, by Fed logic, the economy), and who knows how many trillion in fiscal aid has been misallocated, to halt the Second Great Depression which officially started in December 2007, the US "recovery" is the weakest in modern US history! How many more trillions will have to be printed (and monetized) before the central planners realize that fighting mean reversion by using debt to defeat recore debt, just doesnt't work? Our guess - lots.

Incidentally, the US has now generated 3 million jobs since the trough of the recession in September 2010, until which point it had previously lost 8 million. Unfortunately, since the real labor force has grown by 4.6 million over the same period, or at the conventionally accepeted 90,000 labor pool entrants per month for 51 months, despite what the BLS may say, because America is after all growing, this means that the Obama administration has created a negative 1.6 million jobs net of demographics, which in turn have cost the US a modest $5.1 trillion in new debt, or an even modest $3.1 million in debt for every job lost.

Rothschilds to merge British and French banking operations ~ link ~ This evil family has been at the heart of almost every war for well over 200 years, plus most of the economic booms and depressions/recessions/crashes.  They are totally satanic and evil to the absolute core.   Stirling    
The Rothschild dynasty is to merge its British and French banking operations to secure long-term control of the business and to boost the firm's financial strength ahead of the introduction of tougher capital requirements for banks.

British people distrust government's economic policy ~ link ~ An opinion poll conducted by ComRes for ITV News has shown that 53% of the British people do not believe British Prime Minister David Cameron could rescue Britain from its current economic troubles, reported the Wall Street Journal.

Moreover, 60% of those surveyed said they lost their trust in British Chancellor George Osborne after he presented his 2012 budget to the House of Commons.

On 21 March, Osborne presented his 2012 budget to the parliament. The budget was heavily criticized for favoring the rich as it showed the British government had decided to cut income tax for those earning over £150,000 from 50p to 45p. 

Greek police fire teargas at workers in Athens ~ link ~ Also see ~ link ~ On Friday, police fired teargas at hundreds of Greek workers who had staged a rally outside the Bank of Greece and the Ministry of Labor and Social Security to protest against losing their savings as a result of the country's bailout deal.

The demonstrators chanted slogans such as "Thieves!" and "Take the austerity package and get out!"  “They lowered our pensions. We can’t take anymore. We should all commit suicide,” Secretary of the Union of Dockworkers Fotis Siakaras said during the protest, referring to the retired elderly who shot himself in the head over financial problems outside the parliament on Wednesday.

The suicide incident has sparked violent anti-austerity protest rallies in Athens. 

Rebellion Spreads - EU Elites Have Miscaluated? ~ link ~ Good One...take the time to read it all at the link.  Stirling      

Free-Market Analysis: We have often written that the power elite's reaction to the Internet Reformation is one that will not be entirely successful. The suicide of Dimitris Christoulas may perhaps support this contention.

The dynastic families that want to run the world – and already apparently run the world's central banks – have traveled the route that they took after the advent of the Gutenberg Press, which also enlightened the masses about the Way the World Worked.

There are billions who are not elites and only a few who are. And some of those who are not are likely willing to die to change things. This is likely a fearful prospect for the elites.

You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet - Part Three ~ link ~ Do take the time to read this one.   Stirling     


Scottish Cardinal Keith O'Brien urges Christians to 'proudly' wear the cross ~ link ~ Good for him.  I like Cardinal O'Brien.  This message is a good one, especially in these times.   Stirling     

His comments come as a case is going to the European Court of Human Rights to allow employees to wear crosses.

Former nurse Shirley Chaplin, from Exeter, and Nadia Eweida, from Twickenham, who worked with British Airways, are taking their call for all employees to be able to wear a cross at work to the European Court of Human Rights.  Both women lost their discrimination cases in 2010.

This Month In Fascism ~ link ~ The U.S. Supreme Court, based on the urging of the Obama administration, has ruled that any prisoner – even those arrested for offenses such as dog leash laws, peaceful protests, or driving with an expired license – can be subject to a routine strip search upon entering prison.

The government is openly saying that it will use all of our smart devices, internet connections, and tv to spy on Americans.

Debunking the Government's excuses for the "War on Terror" and on the Loss of Liberty ~ link ~ We can all agree the US government is out of control. They are grabbing power and taking away personal freedoms in the name of keeping us safe. We can look back ever since the September 11th attacks and say without a reasonable doubt. This day was used as an excuse to put us on the road of tyranny. With all the attacks on the Bill of Rights. I do not care if you believe 9-11 was a false flag attack or the President knew about it before it happened. Regardless what you believe, this is what reason the government used to expand the Police state.

If Sept 11th was about going after those evil Muslims, going to war in Afghanistan and Iraq. Now we are beating the war drums trying to go into Syria and Iran. Then why are they restricting the American people. Why do we need a Patriot act to catch the bad guys? Why do we need a National defense Authorization act? Why do we need a TSA in the airports and soon to be on the Highways and US interstates. Who is the real threat? Well according to the government's twisted logic, they have no credibility. When we see the real threats ignored and phony threats being used to clamp down on the people. The war on terror is a lie from the beginning.

Russians ordering Sukhoi Su-30 SM fighters ~ link ~ The order for this version of Sukhoi fighters can be filled more quickly than for other versions.  Stirling     

How the Moon affects the Date of Easter ~ link ~ This year the Eastern Orthodox are one week behind the West.  We are celebrating Palm Sunday this coming Sunday not Easter.   Stirling        

Angry "gladiators" climb Colosseum in Rome protest ~ link ~ I hope the Roman police throw the lot into jail.   When I was in Rome, some years ago, with my then Russian girlfriend, we were hustled to have our photos taken with some of these "gladiators".  In one photo one of the jerks is holding her, and he has his hand on her breast.  They are rude and dangerous jerks that need to be banned.   Stirling        

Several Romans dressed as gladiators have climbed the Colosseum to protest a crackdown on their unauthorized business of posing with tourists for money.

Culture officials contend the fake gladiators ruin the decorum at the ancient archaeological site.

Thomas Kinkade, landscape painter, dies at 54 ~ link ~ My late wife loved his work, as do I.  If you are fortunate enough to own a Kinkade original painting, it just most likely doubled or tripled in price.   Stirling       

Deep water sonar blamed for mass dolphin deaths ~ link ~ Sad that our madness for war is even killing these intelligent sea creatures.   Stirling      


Anonymous said...

Dear Lord Stirling,

I would like to present your readers a translation of Guenter Grass` poem to give them the opportunity to have an opinion of their own.
Unfortunately, the German fascists of the NPD are very happy about this poem, although Grass is connected to the SPD (Social Democrats).
Such is life.


What must be said

Why did I remain silent, silent so long,
about something so clear we used
in war games, where, as survivors,
we are just the footnotes?

That is the claimed right to the formal preventive aggression
which could erase the Iranian people
dominated by a bouncer and moved to an organized jubilation,
because in the area of his competence there is
the construction of the atomic bomb.

And then why do I avoid myself
to call the other country with its name,
where since years – even if secretly covered -
there is an increasing nuclear power,
without control, because unreachable
by every inspection?

I feel the everybody silence on this state of affairs,
which my silence is slave to,
as an oppressive lie and an inhibition that presents punishment
we don’t pay attention to;
the verdict “anti-Semitism” is common.

Now, since my country,
from time to time touched by unique and exclusive crimes,
obliged to justify itself,
again for pure business aims - even if
with fast tongue we call it “reparation” -
should deliver another submarine to Israel,
with the specialty of addressing
annihilating warheads where the
existence of one atomic bomb is not proved
but it wants evidence as a scarecrow,
I say what must be said.

Why did I stay silent until now?
Because the thought about my origin,
burdened by an unclearing stain,
had avoiding to wait this fact
like a truth declared by the State of Israel
that I want to be connected to.

Why did I say it only now,
old and with the last ink:
the nuclear power of Israel
threat the world peace?
Because it must be said
what tomorrow will be too late;
Because - as Germans and with
enough faults on the back -
we might also become deliverers of a predictable
crime, and no excuse would erase our complicity.

And I admit: I won’t be silent
because I had enough of the Western hypocrisy;
Because I wish that many will want
to get rid of the silence,
exhorting the cause of a recognizable
risk to the abdication, asking that a free and permanent control
of the Israel atomic power
and the Iran nuclear bases
will be made by both the governments
with an international supervision.

Only in this way, Israelis, Palestinians, and everybody,
all people living hostile face to face in that
country occupied by the craziness,
will have a way out,
so us too.

Translation by Alessandro Ghebreigziabiher

The News (Haaretz): German Nobel laureate Gunter Grass' new poem: Nuclear Israel is a threat to world peace.

Yours, in Jesus Christ

Joaquin, Germany

Anonymous said...

Dear Lord Stirling,

This is the original German version:

Was gesagt werden muss

Warum schweige ich, verschweige zu lange,
was offensichtlich ist und in Planspielen
geübt wurde, an deren Ende als Überlebende
wir allenfalls Fußnoten sind.

Es ist das behauptete Recht auf den Erstschlag,
der das von einem Maulhelden unterjochte
und zum organisierten Jubel gelenkte
iranische Volk auslöschen könnte,
weil in dessen Machtbereich der Bau
einer Atombombe vermutet wird.

Doch warum untersage ich mir,
jenes andere Land beim Namen zu nennen,
in dem seit Jahren - wenn auch geheimgehalten -
ein wachsend nukleares Potential verfügbar
aber außer Kontrolle, weil keiner Prüfung
zugänglich ist?

Das allgemeine Verschweigen dieses Tatbestandes,
dem sich mein Schweigen untergeordnet hat,
empfinde ich als belastende Lüge
und Zwang, der Strafe in Aussicht stellt,
sobald er mißachtet wird;
das Verdikt "Antisemitismus" ist geläufig.

Jetzt aber, weil aus meinem Land,
das von ureigenen Verbrechen,
die ohne Vergleich sind,
Mal um Mal eingeholt und zur Rede gestellt wird,
wiederum und rein geschäftsmäßig, wenn auch
mit flinker Lippe als Wiedergutmachung deklariert,
ein weiteres U-Boot nach Israel
geliefert werden soll, dessen Spezialität
darin besteht, allesvernichtende Sprengköpfe
dorthin lenken zu können, wo die Existenz
einer einzigen Atombombe unbewiesen ist,
doch als Befürchtung von Beweiskraft sein will,
sage ich, was gesagt werden muß.

Warum aber schwieg ich bislang?
Weil ich meinte, meine Herkunft,
die von nie zu tilgendem Makel behaftet ist,
verbiete, diese Tatsache als ausgesprochene Wahrheit
dem Land Israel, dem ich verbunden bin
und bleiben will, zuzumuten.

Warum sage ich jetzt erst,
gealtert und mit letzter Tinte:
Die Atommacht Israel gefährdet
den ohnehin brüchigen Weltfrieden?
Weil gesagt werden muß,
was schon morgen zu spät sein könnte;
auch weil wir - als Deutsche belastet genug -
Zulieferer eines Verbrechens werden könnten,
das voraussehbar ist, weshalb unsere Mitschuld
durch keine der üblichen Ausreden
zu tilgen wäre.

Und zugegeben: ich schweige nicht mehr,
weil ich der Heuchelei des Westens
überdrüssig bin; zudem ist zu hoffen,
es mögen sich viele vom Schweigen befreien,
den Verursacher der erkennbaren Gefahr
zum Verzicht auf Gewalt auffordern und
gleichfalls darauf bestehen,
daß eine unbehinderte und permanente Kontrolle
des israelischen atomaren Potentials
und der iranischen Atomanlagen
durch eine internationale Instanz
von den Regierungen beider Länder zugelassen wird.

Nur so ist allen, den Israelis und Palästinensern,
mehr noch, allen Menschen, die in dieser
vom Wahn okkupierten Region
dicht bei dicht verfeindet leben
und letztlich auch uns zu helfen.

Guenter Grass



Joaquin, Germany