anti-nucleaRist bloG #247/ 21 Apr 2019
As anomalous NSDU-238 perpetRates prioritizing for Directed Energy Weapons
Because NSDU-238 was exported from the Port of Houston, in 1972 loaded aboard a ship bound for Israel and thus cIAS advisor’s followed into the Sinai, 1973. As Egypt and as Syria attacked IDF’s tanks but could not hit IDF’s jet-fighters from artillery positions, the die was already cast i.e. w.o. NSDU-238 usages. That no trail of munitions wholesaler, the assumption was that gHW Bushwhacky was personally behind Allen Dulles making provisos—maybe in 1962-63. These are stats no matter. However, who are those “munitions dealors by name/corporation” then and now? “R”
“A directed-energy weapon (DEW) is a ranged weapon system that inflicts damage at a target by emission of highly focused energy. Potential applications of this technology include anti-personnel weapon systems, missile defense system, and the disabling of lightly armored vehicles or mounted optical devices.
The Pentagon, DARPA, the Air Force Research Laboratory, United States Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center and the Naval Research Laboratory are researching technologies like directed-energy weapons and railguns to counter maturing threats posed by fast missiles such as ballistic missiles, hypersonic cruise missiles, and hypersonic glide vehicles. These systems of missile defense are expected to come online in the mid to late-2020s.
Directed energy weapons could have several main advantages over conventional weaponry:
Direct energy weapons can be used discreetly as radiation above and below the visible spectrum is invisible and does not generate sound.
Light is only very slightly altered by gravity, giving it an almost perfectly flat trajectory. It is also practically immune (in anything resembling normal planetary conditions) to both windage and Coriolis force. This makes aim much more precise and extends range to line-of-sight, limited only by beam diffraction and spread (which dilute the power and weaken the effect), and absorption or scattering by intervening atmospheric contents.
They can have much greater speed and range than conventional weapons therefore are suitable for use in space warfare.”
“ . . . On December 22, 1963, Harry Truman wrote an editorial that was published in the Washington Post. The former President wrote that he had become “disturbed by the way the CIA had become diverted from its original assignment. It has become an operational and at times a policy-making arm of government.” He wrote that he never dreamed that this would happen when he signed the National Security Act. he thought it would be used for intelligence analysis, not “peacetime cloak and dagger operations.” He complained that the CIA had now become “so removed from its intended role that it is being interpreted as a symbol of sinister and mysterious foreign intrigue–and a subject for Cold War enemy propaganda.” Truman went as far as suggesting its operational arm be eliminated. He concluded with the warning that Americans have grown up learning respect for “our free institutions and for our ability to maintain a free and open society. There is something about the way the CIA has been functioning that is casting a shadow over out historic position and I feel hat we need to correct it.” . . . .
Former CIA Director (and then Warren Commission member) Allen Dulles visited Truman and attempted him to get him to retract the statement. He dissembled about then CIA chief John McCone’s view of the editorial.
The focal point of the first two programs is the dramatic changes in U.S. foreign policy that occurred because of JFK’s assassination. Analysis in FTR #1056 continues the analysis of Kennedy’s foreign policy and concludes with riveting discussion of the striking policy undertakings of the Kennedy administration in the area of civil rights. Jim has written a marvelous, 4-part analysis of JFK’s civil rights policy.”
“FTR #1054, FTR #1055 and FTR #1056 Interviews #23, #24 and #25 with Jim Di-Eugenio about ‘Destiny Betrayed’…”
+ Quote fRom: Destiny Betrayed written by Jim DiEugenio; Skyhorse Publishing [SC]; Copyright 1992, 2012 by Jim DiEugenio; ISBN 978-1-62087-056-3; pp. 378-379.
The following article is not from an american-Socialist: website. I am first of all amassed as I stated before many times. However, this adjusts what has been overlooked because, sincerity is Ecosocialsm. However, in full reading we-People are not going to be rid the US-military who are the “real-real waRmongeRs and culpRits for fuRtive put-offs to continue “put-ons-Galore” which is what Ionizationing and megalomania “chemicalizationings” that have foe 21-years already tRansformed out once waz “normal”.
“While the question of whether we should address capitalism first or climate change first is often posed in sequential terms, it is a false choice—though a compelling one.
One can cogently argue, as Tobita does, that the timeline to avert the worst of climate chaos is exceedingly short, much shorter than the time it would take to overthrow and replace capitalism. But one can also argue, as Ashley does, that the climate crisis is historically a symptom of capitalism, and that this has intensified since the post-war Great Acceleration of globalized production and consumption. Accordingly, the reasoning goes, we can’t deal with the climate crisis without first dismantling capitalism.
Both of these sequential framings, however, miss an important truth: The path to democratic socialism and the path to a livable planet are one and the same.
My argument recognizes what is correct in each of the sequential framings: We need to act as quickly as possible, and we need to target the root causes of climate change. But we can, and should, do both simultaneously.
Ecosocialism is a form of critique that roots environmental destruction in the imperatives of capitalism: profit-seeking, competition, endless growth, exploitation of humans and nature, and imperial expansion. In line with this trenchant critique, the strategic political insight of ecosocialism is that the most transformative approaches to addressing climate change would also bring us closer to a socialist society.
There are many examples of such a transformative approach: mass, public, zero carbon housing; mass, free, zero-carbon transit; bringing private, investor-owned energy utilities under public, democratic and community control, as well as transitioning them to renewable energy sources. These policies address environmental ills and social ills at the same time, while also freeing our political system from the clutches of planet-killing corporations. And, by violating the sanctity of property and profit, they would put us on the path towards a society centered on human need and ecological sustainability.
Perhaps most importantly, fighting both climate change and extreme inequality simultaneously is adept political strategy. For one, wealthy countries and wealthy individuals contribute a disproportionate share of emissions. And if economically precarious people do not think they have something to gain from taking urgent action on climate change, they will never commit to the scale or militancy of mobilization that is required. Just look to France’s ideologically inchoate Yellow Vests movement, sparked in response to a gas tax, to see that neoliberal climate policy without social justice at the center is a political dead end.
…the choices are ecosocialism or eco-apartheid”
“A Path to Democratic Socialism Means a Path To Climate Justice”
views 15 Apr 2019 in these times written by Thea N. Riofrancos– http://inthesetimes.com/article/21823/ecosocialism-ecoapartheid-climate-change-democratic-socialism-justice Through ecosocialism, we can fight climate change and extreme inequality at the same time.
The NRC and nucleaRism deals that corporatist boredom society perpetrates has not subsided of and about TMI (Three Mile Island NPP). The expediency for intel-Gence did not start in Sep 11th 2001 black-Ops and spastic-Emblazoning of masse` murders (and multiple cover-ups) on NY-city WTC buildings one thru seven, but also deceits by chaingang-Dickie and rummy-Rumsfeld in Washingtion dc “fanatic-penataGooons building. Actually stat and stasis on building $7 was that if pentagon-Building was ever slammed by natural disaster or war-Overture building- #7 was the better choice of where to assemble, since that was built to withstand #9 earthquake, and the twin towers would block instigation of direct-line attacks from missiles. “R”
“TAKOMA PARK, MD — Residents around the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant that suffered a partial meltdown on March 28, 1979, were exposed to much more radiation from the nuclear disaster than was claimed by officials, says a spokesperson from Beyond Nuclear, a national anti-nuclear and environmental organization.
After the Three Mile Island reactor core melted and radioactivity was released to the surrounding population, researchers were not allowed to investigate health impacts of higher doses because the TMI Public Health Fund, established to pay for public health research related to the disaster, was under a research gag order issued by a court.
“Because of this court order, actual doses and health impacts were kept from the public for years, leading to the false impression that “no one died” at Three Mile Island, and “that health impacts were minimal and very little radiation got out,” said Cindy Folkers, radiation and health specialist at Beyond Nuclear.
“Research into the true health impacts at Three Mile Island was compromised by
a single judge, Sylvia Rambo, who established the parameters for any researcher who wanted to conduct a study using money from this Fund,” Folkers said.
The conditions were:
Those studying the health impact of Three Mile Island radiation emissions were prohibited from assessing “worst case estimates” of radiation releases unless such estimates would lead to a conclusion of insignificant amount of harm—that being “less than 0.01 health effects”.
If a researcher wanted to claim more harm or investigate a worst-case scenario, an expert selected by nuclear industry insurers would have to “concur on the nature and scope of the [dosimetry] projects.”
Compounding the problem, claims that very little radiation was released during the accident cannot be substantiated because, according to the Kemeny Commission, “An exceptional percentage (well over half) of health physics and monitoring instruments were not functional at the time of the accident.”
“Without properly functioning monitoring equipment, dose reconstruction — the method used to figure out how much radiation people were exposed to — is at best unreliable, at worst, deceptive,” Folkers said.
Writing this week in Beyond Nuclear International, Folkers lays out how even researchers who did find elevated rates of cancers and other radiation-related illnesses were forbidden from tying these to the nuclear accident because of the proscriptive court order.
The only study able to do so, by Steven Wing et al., was conducted independently and used meteorological data to establish where the radiation plumes traveled that were released from TMI. Researchers then drew blood from people in these plume pathways who complained of symptoms associated with higher radiation exposure: vomiting, diarrhea, and skin reddening (erythema).
Using a chromosome test initially established in the mid 20th century and honed during examination of Chernobyl liquidators, researchers determined that the public in these plumes received 600-900 milligrays of radiation exposure — thousands of times higher than annual natural background doses; and very much higher than research paid for by the Fund could ever have assessed.
“Despite the evidence in human blood, lived experience of the exposed, recognition of faulty monitors, and increases of cancers, the constant false narrative that TMI caused no harm remains,” Folkers concluded. “The faulty science that plagues the residents around TMI also pervades other radiation studies assessing health impact, including those following explosions at Chernobyl and Fukushima. We are still all impacted by this scientific and legal failing surrounding TMI, which makes it much harder to assess radiation’s impact on human health.”
Folkers’ full article with citations can be found on the Beyond Nuclear International website.”
“High radiation exposure rates from the Three Mile Island nuclear accident were hidden from public”
(circa 25 Apr 2019)
Beyond Nuclear today issued a press release revealing how true health research into the impacts of the March 28, 1979 Three Mile Island nuclear disaster were suppressed and compromised by a court order.
How many just such “collateral-damage” videos should we intern are available for negligence-sake of rogue-Empire is criminal? Wikileaks personnel and Julian Assange’s news releases were not press-Releases for pRopaganda like the neo-Con’s to invade Iraq. The WikiLeaks attributes on their occasions: Bank Julius Baer; The Global Intelligence Files; Sony Inc.; (malware marketing) Hacking Team; The SourceAmerica Tapes for “leaks”. See: [https://wikileaks.org/+-Corporations-+.html]. When I was to UK in 1986, I listened to Julian delivering what his templates were, first in NY-city then in London after a tRans-Atlantic flight (see stories in nUkiemOLe d0t 0Rg). “R”
“The UK should get its “stupid Brexit” right now and face the hardest divorce deal possible if it extradites Julian Assange to the US, which is keen to cover up Iraq War crimes, a German MEP said in an emotive speech.
The controversy over Julian Assange’s arrest in London seems to have spilled over into the European Parliament this week. Martin Sonneborn, a long-time contributor to Spiegel and ZDF, used his time to tell “a couple of words to the Brits who are likely to remain in the EU until Halloween.”
If you extradite Assange to the US, may you get your stupid Brexit right now, and may it be as hard as possible!
Sonneborn also reminded the parliament that earlier this week it approved a bill protecting whistleblowers from being exposed to various forms of persecution, adding “it is now against the EU law to blow such people away.”
Further into his emotional speech, Sonneborn recalled a renowned 2007 video showing a US helicopter crew gunning down a dozen civilians, including Reuters’ staff, and then laughing at the dead.
Assange, who was behind the release of the video in 2010, now risks being handed over to “those who deny or conceal it.” The footage, released by WikiLeaks and known as ‘Collateral Murder’, quickly went viral, sparking outrage across the globe.
WARNING! The video below contains images that you may find disturbing.
Sonneborn wasn’t the only lawmaker to speak in defense of Assange, who was forcibly removed from the Ecuadorian embassy last week and brought to London’s Belmarsh prison. On Monday, two German MPs and one Spanish MEP held a media conference outside the prison to oppose the detention of the WikiLeaks founder.
Assange “is a whistleblower who needs international protection, not criminalization,” Heike Hansel, Germany’s Left Party MP told RT. “We say that he delivered the truth to the public about US war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan, and therefore he should be awarded, not [persecuted].”
‘Stupid Brexit’ should hit UK fast & hard if Assange is handed over to US–German MEP”
rt news published time: 19 Apr, 2019 14:45 https://www.rt.com/news/457023-german-mep-assange-brexit/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Email
The “Ionizationing” heats up and heats downward, but CO-2’s come fRom fossil-Phooels, not fRom eRathe-Phooels which is where the “methane” in methane-releases comes from i.e. not from fires making more CO-2 unnecessarily! Dig. The capitalist-Totality does not expand to provide for we-People, nor for we-Planet. The developments of technology will meld into a muddled-Middle has been the pRojection that parsimonies the altruism and those-tRuths necessitating will continue to negate those of us the 99%. Leaders come and go, while planning has been over-ruled and undermined by plutocRacy, the u.s.a. intel-Gence, control-Fascists—and other agencies. “R”
“But to blow the whistle on a huge organization with a lot of power, likely drawing that power to come crashing down on your head – that takes some serious spine-age. Now, imagine the organization you’re calling out is arguably the largest, most powerful, most secretive and most violent organization on planet Earth. I’m speaking, of course, of the US Department of Defense.
Read more– Pentagon books so wrong on every level it’s impossible to detect fraud – Matt Taibbi Pentagon books so wrong on every level it’s impossible to detect fraud – Matt Taibbi
Yet thousands, even tens of thousands, of people have taken that step over the past five years. (More on this in a moment.)
All the while our organized human murder machine continues its work around the world. Every day. Every hour. Never a moment of rest. Never pausing to clip their toenails or scratch their ass. Bombs dropped. Buildings blown up. People killed or imprisoned. No end in sight.
By the way, that’s the term I like to use instead of “military” – Organized Human Murder Machine.
It has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? “Military” sounds too boring, too banal. Sounds like a super-lame couple you met at a party. “Yeah, Millie and Terry over there are accountants. If I have to hear one more joke about capital gains taxes, I’m gonna kill myself.”
But that’s not what the military is. The military is a gigantic organized human murder machine, and even if you “support” every action our military has ever taken, you can still acknowledge it’s an organized human murder machine. (You would just bizarrely argue that all the murder has been just and sound and pure.)
Eleven months ago I covered $21 trillion of unaccounted-for adjustments at the Pentagon over the past 20 years. Don’t try to think about the number $21 trillion because you’ll pass out and hit your head on the desk. If your salary is $40,000 a year, in order to earn $21 trillion, it would take you 525 million years. (At which point you can’t even enjoy the new jet ski you just bought with all your money because you’re almost certainly a brain in a jar … though a nice embroidered jar that only the rich brains can afford.)
“Nearly 100,000 Pentagon whistleblower complaints have been silenced – Lee Camp”
published time: 19 Apr, 2019 10:16; Edited time: 19 Apr, 2019 15:30
A dazed and confused ‘we-Public’ is not a sinecure of patriotism. The d00m and gl00m of my years at understudying “the nuclear-Molecular: U.S.A.” always came abruptly to plutocracy as our system. Thus, I coupled, that nuclear-Molecular: U.S.A. to the philosophy that Existentialism did not parallel Phenomenology, but “nucleaRism”! “R”
“President Trump issued the second veto of his presidency Tuesday, blocking a congressional effort to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has killed thousands of civilians and sparked the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. The War Powers Resolution was passed by the House earlier this month, following its passage in the Senate last month, with seven Republicans joining minority Democrats. It was the first time Congress has invoked the War Powers Act of 1973 to end a U.S. president’s unilateral decision to wage war abroad.
Congressmember Ro Khanna, who brought the bill before the House, said in a statement, “The Yemen War Powers Resolution was a bipartisan, bicameral effort … and supported by some of the president’s most trusted Republican allies. This resolution nonetheless was a major win. It sends a clear signal to the Saudis that they need to lift their blockade and allow humanitarian assistance into Yemen if they care about their relationship with Congress. [It] will also caution this and future administrations from going to war without first seeking authorization from Congress.” Bernie Sanders, who led the effort to pass the resolution in the Senate, said via Twitter he was disappointed but not surprised by the veto, adding, “The people of Yemen desperately need humanitarian help, not more bombs.”
Trump Vetoes Resolution Ending U.S. Support for War on Yemen”
First met Richard Gizbert and Jane Dutton on the Ecology gRoups list of introspection Journalism and reportage” in 1981—in AJE office, Doha, Dubai. I’d met not many people, soo that journalists, not Mohammad Atta (when 13 years) in Libya was next to come, followed by a Moroccan dRugs smuggler on the Intel list of wanted persons. “R”
“This week on The Listening Post: Julian Assange – is journalism at risk or is it personal? Plus, the priest whose mini media empire packs a political punch.
Assange: Within Washington’s grasp?
When WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was forced out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London last week, the debates that appeared on the airwaves, online and in print went to the core of what constitutes journalism.
Assange’s supporters denounced his arrest as an assault on freedom of information; a potential threat for journalists around the world who expose secrets in the public interest.
Others maintain that WikiLeaks traffics in raw data, not news stories – that Assange does not deserve the legal protection that real journalists get.
Look beyond the law, however, and you will find there is no escaping the politics of this story – and the mainstream media’s own role in it.
Jennifer Robinson – lawyer for Julian Assange
Evgeny Morozov – author, The Net Delusion
Dan Froomkin – journalist, WhiteHouseWatch.com
Bradley P Moss – National security lawyer
On our radar
Richard Gizbert speaks to producer Johanna Hoes about the publication, in redacted form, of the long-awaited US Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation report.
Radio Maryja and the media empire of Poland’s polarising priest
A story of a Catholic priest and his radio station that lie at the heart of Poland’s politics.
For nearly 30 years, Tadeusz Rydzyk has been preaching and broadcasting from the pulpit. His station, Radio Maryja, doesn’t attract particularly large audiences.
However, politically, Radio Maryja punches far above its weight. Anyone running for office in Poland knows that; the current populist government included.
Tadeusz Rydzyk is such a divisive figure, his mini-media empire so polarising, that one journalist has written a stage play about this story. It opened a few weeks back, and – much like Rydzyk himself – it’s getting mixed reviews.
The Listening Post’s Flo Phillips reports from Poland on the tangled web of politics, power, the priesthood and the press that Rydzyk embodies.
Magdalena Chrzczonowicz – managing editor, OKO.press
Piotr Głuchowski – author, Emperor
Marcin Kącki – reporter, Gazeta Wyborcza and playwright, Enemy is Born
Ireneusz Krzeminski – author, What Does Radio Maryja Teach Us? and Professor of Sociology, Warsaw University”
“Julian Assange: Within Washington’s grasp?” Is journalism at risk or is it personal? Plus, the Polish priest whose mini media empire packs a political punch 20 Apr 2019 09:20 GMT https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/listeningpost/2019/04/julian-assange-washington-grasp-190420070302601.html
w.o. surreptitions of the inordinateUN- kind, the peace-Warrior
Tags/ NSDU-238 perpetRates prioritizing, Nearly 100,000 Pentagon whistleblower, complaints have been silenced, Julian Assange, Washington’s quash, Trump Vetoes, Resolution Ending U.S. Support, for War on Yemen, High radiation exposure rates, three mile island, hidden from public, Stupid Brexit, Democratic Socialism Means, a Path to Climate Justice, Destiny Betrayed, written b,y Jim DiEugenio,