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We Are Already Waging Nuclear War
Mark A. Goldman                                                                            8/17/2012

I’m writing to recommend a new book called Devil’s Tango: How I Learned the Fukushima Step by Step by Cecile Pineda.  I quote, 

“Ninety-five days following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear explosions and meltdowns, statistical evidence from the Centers of Disease Control shows that in eight cities in the northwestern United States (Boise, Seattle, Portland, Santa Cruz, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Jose, and Berkeley) infant mortality (i.e., deaths among infants under one year of age) has increased from an average of 9.25 per week to 12.50 per week amounting to a statistically significant increase of 35%, whereas the total for the continental U.S. rose about 2.3%.”  

The book offers extensive research into the nuclear energy industry and documents how fraud and corruption have allowed Americans to become misinformed about their safety.  According to her research the design of the nuclear plants in Japan were known to be faulty before going online.  Identical GE Mark I plant designs now operate in 32 locations around the world. The Fukushima meltdown was not caused by a tsunami. The tsunami only made it worse.  That was just a "lucky" coincidence that allowed its operators to misinform the public about how dangerous nuclear energy is and how vulnerable we all are.  

Even if plants could be made safe, humans have yet to figure out how to safely store nuclear waste.  A by-product of the uranium enrichment process (called depleted uranium) is used to make munitions which are now as I speak probably poisoning people and ecosystems wherever in the world our troops are firing weapons.  Every time US and NATO forces fire a weapon with DU ordinance, it's a war crime, and cumulatively probably genocide.  Many regions in Iraq and Afghanistan are already unsafe for human habitation… for all intents and purposes, forever.  DU has a half-life of 4.5 billion years.  Birth defects and cancers there, particularly among children, are at epidemic levels.  If you think that nuclear war has been avoided since WWII you are mistaken.  We are waging nuclear war right now and have been for years.  Every person on planet earth is in danger.  While local landscapes are hot zones where these weapons are used, the truth is weather systems can lift toxic particles into the atmosphere where they can be transported and inhaled any place on the planet air currents can carry them.  You'll find extensive documented research on what's going on in Pineda’s book.   


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