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The Fukushima Nuclear Plant Passed Nature’s Hardest Safety Test

December 2, 2020 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Nearly ten years have passed since a major earthquake and devastating tsunami damaged the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. Not a single case of radiation illness or death occurred as a result of escaped radiation. A result we should all be celebrating. But years of media rants left […]

Japan Augments Alliance Capabilities, But More Needs To Be Done

February 22, 2020 by

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By Bruce Klingner ~ Since returning as prime minister of Japan in 2012, Shinzo Abe has fulfilled long-standing promises to develop new military capabilities and expand its security role in the region and globally. Abe has enacted an impressive list of national security initiatives and has overseen a moderate increase in the country’s defense budget. […]

Japan’s New Emperor Marks A New Era

May 2, 2019 by

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By Riley Walters ~ May 1 marks an important day in Japan’s history. On Wednesday, Japanese Emperor Akihito will abdicate the throne and cede it to his son, Crown Prince Naruhito. While the event is largely symbolic, it will usher in a new era for Japan. Japan, like most other countries in the world, uses […]

Australian Electrical Power Generation – Greens Wrong Again. Coal Is Hot

April 4, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Didn’t the Greens tell us the coal industry was dead?: Yes indeed: The world is moving away from coal. But, but, but…: A new coal war frontier emerges as China and Japan compete for energy projects in Southeast Asia Frederick Kuo says Southeast Asia’s appetite for coal has spurred a new […]

Another Reason To Remember The Easter And Passover Weekend

March 31, 2018 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ As we celebrate Easter Sunday and the Jewish Passover, we should keep in our prayers and remembrances the many Americans who fought and sacrificed during that same time 63 years ago in the Battle of Okinawa. The event was Operation Iceberg. It was the bloodiest battle and the largest amphibious […]

What Japan’s Election Outcome Means For The US, East Asia

October 24, 2017 by

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By Bruce Klingner ~ From a distant American viewpoint, the Japanese election on Sunday was much ado about nothing. The country’s leader remained in place, the dominant party remained in control, and there will be no shifts in Japan’s policies. The electorate chose continuation of the status quo rather than risk upsetting a positive economic […]

A Date That Will Live Forever In Infamy

December 8, 2016 by

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By Daniel Greenfield ~ Naval Base Bombed, Shinto Worshipers Fear Backlash – New York Times – December 8 1941 A day after planes passed over their peaceful village on the way to attack the Naval Station at Pearl Harbor, local fishermen are still picking up the pieces. “I don’t know what any of this is […]

GE Seeks “Greener” Pastures In Coal

September 7, 2016 by

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By Larry Bell ~ General Electric, one of the world’s largest suppliers of electrical power plant equipment, is all fired up about large markets for new coal-fired generation in India and China as America’s shut down. This may seem quite a turnaround for a company which has been characterized by the National Center for Public […]

Hiroshima: A Tale Of Two U.S. Presidents

June 9, 2016 by

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By Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt, USMC (RET) ~ Obama’s attack on Truman’s necessary decision. One week into office, President Barack Obama apologized to the Muslim world declaring, “we have not been perfect.” Traveling the globe as president, he continually blames America for the world’s ills. Unsurprisingly, therefore, veterans groups opposed Obama’s May 27 visit […]

AP Covers Up Japan’s Likely Slippage Into Another Economic Contraction

April 9, 2015 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ In an early Wednesday morning report containing an undercurrent of amazement and frustration that Japan’s journey into Keynesianism and quantitative easing on steroids somehow hasn’t worked, the Associated Press’s Elaine Kurtenback wrote that a steep “April 1, 2014 sales tax hike … triggered a brief recession and growth since has been flat.” […]

The Rise and Fall of the Biden-Obama Policy on Iraq

June 14, 2014 by

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Within 96 hours the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sahel (ISIS) or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, depending on who you are talking to, went from being an active player in Syria and controlling Fallujah and Ramadi to taking over Mosul, Tikrit […]

Physicist: There Was No Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

October 14, 2013 by

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The terrible toll from Japan’s Tsunami came from the wave, not the radiation By Dr. Kelvin Kemm. PhD ~ I have watched a TV programme called ‘Fear Factor.’ In the series there are contestants who have to confront their worst fears to see who bales out and who can fight the fear and get through. […]

Call The Fukushima Fear-Mongers To Account

June 3, 2013 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ WHERE are those shameless nuclear hysterics who whipped up the Fukushima panic, now punctured by a United Nations report? The UN Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation last week found none of the Japanese public is likely to get sick from the 2011 incident, when a tsunami smashed into […]

Fukushima Reality Check: No Adverse Health Effects

June 1, 2013 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ After all that reckless hype and hysteria: RADIATION leaked after Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011 is unlikely to cause any ill health effects in the future, says a UN scientific committee drawing up a major new report. “Radiation exposure following the nuclear accident at Fukushima-Daiichi… did not cause any immediate […]

Japan’s Green Initiative Drowns In Oil

March 28, 2013 by

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By Riley Walters ~ The government picking winners and losers is bad for any economy. But it also often leads to the opposite of the intended result. Take a look at Japan. Last week, an expert committee from Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry announced its plan to reduce the price of solar energy […]

Japan: Two Years After 3/11

March 13, 2013 by

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By Riley Walters ~ Yesterday marked the anniversary of the three-tiered terror that happened to Japan two years ago. On March 11, 2011, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit off the eastern coast of Japan. The quake, along with a tsunami reaching heights upwards of 100 feet, slammed the coast of Japan, killing 19,000. The quake […]

Where Are The Fukushima Alarmists Now?

March 13, 2013 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Remember the disgraceful scaremongering over Fukushima, with Helen Caldicott (speaking in the video below) even warning Japan could become “uninhabitable”? I want to see the following people lined up against a studio wall to be shot in close-up explaining how they got Fukushima so wrong. First, let’s ask Crikey writer Guy […]

The Missing Facts That Explode The New Fukushima Alarm

July 19, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Australia’s Fairfax Media promotes a new study spreading alarm about a nuclear incident that has unhelpfully failed to kill or injure a single person through radiation: RADIATION from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant may cause as many as 1300 cancer deaths globally, according to a study that showed fallout from the Tokyo […]

Fukushima Aftermath – No Nukes Is Deadlier Than Yes Nukes

May 19, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Brendan O’Neill notes that anti-nuclear hysteria is deadlier than the Fukuskima “disaster”: Five people died as a result of the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in March last year, when the terrible tsunami crashed into the plant’s reactors. But far more people died from heatstroke after the Japanese authorities […]

Fukushima – Anti Nuclear Hysteric Writes My Script

February 16, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Friends of the Earth anti-nuclear campaigner Jim Green is pre-emptively cringing as we reach the anniversary of the monstrous Fukushima beat-up: Expect a barrage of personal attacks… The nuclear lobby will attack critics for overstating the scale of the disaster. Any comparisons with Chernobyl will be howled down. True, radiation releases […]

Fukushima Health Impact “Low”

February 2, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The media hysteria over the Fukushima nuclear incident was shameful, dangerous and a disgrace to journalism. And nearly a year later, with no one dead or even sick, Wolfgang Weiss of the U.N. Scientific Committee on the effects of Atomic Radiation grudgingly concedes an inability to find any health effects of […]

Drag The Alarmists In For Questioning

April 27, 2011 by

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By Andrew Bolt I KNOW we can’t expect the media to be saints with scaremongers. Scares sell, and sometimes scares even turn out to be true. But now that we know not a single person died in Japan’s Fukushima nuclear emergency, and that not a single person is likely to, either, can we please introduce […]

Can Rundle Show Us The Flesh That Fell Off His Fukushima Pilots?

April 19, 2011 by

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By Andrew Bolt Nuclear hysteric Guy Rundle last month predicted the flesh would fall off the bones of the Japanese pilots helping to quell the nuclear emergency at Fukushima: As I write, the Japanese are conducting direct overflies to try and control the continuing damage — most likely a suicide mission for the pilots and […]

Nuclear Power: Fears and Facts

April 13, 2011 by

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By Paul Driessen The ground hadn’t stopped shaking. Tsunami waters had not receded. And yet coverage of this awful natural disaster – a scene of almost unfathomable devastation and death – was already giving way to single-minded focus on radiation exposure and meltdowns. Addressing justifiable concerns is essential, to allay fears and refocus attention on […]