Thursday, March 24, 2011 20:33 GMT Chernobyl-Style
Yellow Rain Causes Panic In Japan
Radioactive yellow rain that fell in Tokyo and surrounding areas last
night caused panic amongst Japanese citizens and prompted a flood of
phone calls to Japan’s Meteorological Agency this morning, with
people concerned that they were being fed the same lies as victims of
Chernobyl, who were told that yellow rain which fell over Russia and
surrounding countries after the 1986 disaster was merely pollen, the
same explanation now being offered by Japanese authorities.
Iowa terror drill portrays immigration foes as killers
Foes of illegal immigration are up in arms over plans for a weekend
disaster exercise in western Iowa with a fictitious scenario in which
white supremacists shoot dozens of people amid rising tensions involving
racial minorities and illegal immigrants.
to Hit $5 Per Gallon Before Summer
Oil industry experts warn that the price for a gallon of gas will reach
$5 before summer. They blame the unfolding conflict in Libya and across
the oil-producing Middle East for exploding prices.
Radiation Release Rivals Chernobyl The radiation released by the stricken
Fukushima nuclear plant already rivals and in one sense exceeds the
Chernobyl catastrophe according to Austria's Central Institute for Meteorology
and Geodynamics, even as media spin downplays the severity of the crisis
despite the fact that the problems at the plant show no signs of abating.
Radiation Spreading To More U.S. States Radiation from the ongoing disaster in Japan
is spreading throughout the United States, and while the EPA says
the levels are not dangerous, it also admits that some of its radiation-tracking
air monitors may not even be working.
Bombing Joke: Petraeus, Gates ‘bombshell’ more than
sarcasm With the action in Libya heating up, many
will already have forgotten how the Pentagon Chief had hinted that
it could happen, back in early March. Robert Gates was meeting General
Petraeus in Afghanistan when this little chat was recorded. The
two men didn’t realise they were mic’ed, so when Gates
quipped ‘Yeah, exactly’, to the sarcastic question of
whether he was going to attack Libya – he could hardly have
suspected that his reply would come back to haunt the U.S.
Legends – “Dollar Collapse Inevitable” What will happen to the U.S. economy and
the dollar in the near term? Will inflation increase dramatically?
What is the outlook for gold, and where should you put your money?
BIG GOLD asked a world-class panel of economists, authors, and investment
advisors what they expect for the future. Caution: strong opinions
army tortured women protesters – Amnesty Human rights group Amnesty International
on Wednesday called on Egypt’s government to investigate accusations
that the army tortured and abused women arrested in anti-government
protests earlier this month.