Tag Archives: Fukushima

Whistling Past the Graveyard

There are two obsessions of mine at the moment; Ebola and the new bird room. It took a while to see the connection. Almost immediately after moving in, I knew the new bird room would go outside the west windows. … Continue reading

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Scenario Planning

By our very nature, doomers don’t believe good things are coming. Given climate change and increasing population levels (which means increasing consumption levels), the future ain’t what it used to be. Put human beings under survival stress and watch and … Continue reading

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Empire of Lies*

*Or, the real state of things. It’s getting to be that time of year, when whatever idiot we elected to executive office tells us how it’s going. The lies this year will be whoppers.   They begin with the name:  United … Continue reading

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I can predict the future

My inner bitch as been nagging me practically non-stop to get something posted this week. I’ve got two essays that aren’t thrilling me and just seem wrong. I think the season is getting to me. I’ve already written something, once … Continue reading

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Gobsmacked Again

In my continuing quest to understand the world I am living in, I’ve accepted that we may need a whole new vocabulary to describe what we see. Herewith, I introduce the term, “gobsmacked”, to describe the moment when reality collides … Continue reading

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Really stupid sitting ducks

Now that Christmas has shown up in stores prior to Halloween, can the year in review stories be far behind? Was 2013 a good year for you? If you were one of the people living in the 33 disaster areas … Continue reading

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The Daily Nightmare

Sometimes, I wish that I was crazy, that this world I am living in isn’t real, but a surrealistic nightmare that is the product of an insane mind. This process of recognizing the insanity is so freaking painful that I … Continue reading

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Insanity

“Some may have concerns about Fukushima. Let me assure you the situation is under control. It has never done and will never do any damage to Tokyo. It poses no problem whatsoever. There are no health related problems until now, … Continue reading

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Don’t Fry the Sea, Fukushima

After last week’s post, I’ve been musing on Fukushima in particular, but on all things nuclear. What follows are random thoughts. It occurs to me that I expect disasters to be televised. If I don’t see Anderson Cooper with microphone … Continue reading

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How Fuked are we?

On August 6, 2013, the Wall Street Journal reported that leaks from Fukushima are a “massive public health issue.” On that same day, TEPCO admits, “this is extremely serious – we are unable to control radioactive water from seeping out … Continue reading

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