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Update on the Japanese Nuclear Crisis: Not a Pretty Picture





U-G-L-Y ...

 
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We've Gone from a Nation of Laws to a Nation of Powerful Men Making Laws in Secret





What's the hole that is swallowing up the economy? The failure to follow the rule of law. The rule of law is what provides trust in our economy, which is essential for a stable economy. The rule of law is the basis for our social contract. Indeed, it is the basis for our submission to the power of the state.
We are supposed to be a nation of laws, not of men. That's what humanity has fought for ever since we forced the king to sign the Magna Carta.
Indeed, lawlessness - the failure to enforce the rule of law - is dragging the world economy down into the abyss.

 
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Are Our Leaders Really Incompetent ... Or Just Pretending?





Are they pulling a Columbo?

 
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IAEA Knew Within Weeks of Japanese Earthquake that Reactors Had Melted Down ... Public Not Told for a Month and a Half





This is not entirely surprising given that governments have been covering up nuclear meltdowns for fifty years to protect the nuclear industry

 
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Daniel Ellsberg: “Secrets ... Can Be Kept Reliably ... For Decades … Even Though They Are Known to THOUSANDS of Insiders”





Each claim of collusion - such as between Lloyd "Doing God's Work" Blankfein and Ben "We're Not Printing Money" Bernanke - must be judged on its own merits, either disproven or proven by the facts. But keeping it secret for years ... pfffft ... that's the easy part

 
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Arguments Regarding the Collapse of the World Trade Center Evaporate Upon Inspection





Obama says we should "look forward" instead of prosecuting Wall Street fraud. That guarantees that we will have more economic crises.

Similarly, if we only "look forward" and never look back at unanswered questions, it will ensure more hanky panky in Iraq ... er, Libya ... um, Iran or elsewhere ...

 
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Economists from the Left and the Right Agree: Neither the U.S. Nor Europe Is Dealing With the Real Problem





And Moody's will issue a big credit warning on 14 of the UK's 18 biggest banks tomorrow ...

 
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Two Nuclear Reactors Were Damaged by the Earthquake, BEFORE the Tsunami Hit ... and the Entire Nuclear Reactor Design Is Flawed





And American plants are - in many ways - even MORE vulnerable than the Japanese reactors ...

 
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First Egypt ... Now Spain?





Spreading to Europe?

 
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Anthrax "Conviction" Falls Apart





The FBI always gets its man ... whether he's guilty or not!

 
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Engineers Request Permission to Speak Freely Regarding World Trade Building 7





This essay does not question whether Bin Laden and Al Qaeda attacked us on September 11, 2001, or whether Iran, Saudi Arabia or another nation-state had a hand in the attacks. It focuses solely on a peripheral issue regarding the third building which fell on that terrible day

 
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"Fuel Rods Most Likely Melt[ed] COMPLETELY at Reactors 1, 2 AND 3 in the Early Hours of the Crisis, Raising the Danger of More Catastrophic Releases"





But the Nuclear Regulatory Commission says things are stabilizing ...

 
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Earthquakes and Weird Atmospheric Phenomena: Which Comes First ... The Chicken Or the Egg?





Or was it Russian politician Vladimir Zhirinovsky in a drunken stupor with the maid?

 
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Drones Becoming Pervasive INSIDE America





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