What Are They Doing?
And Why Are The So-Called 'Fukushima 50' Being Celebrated?
There is nothing noble about it. Just as the kamikaze pilots were stupid for making such a needless sacrifice. Fukushima is NOT Three Mile Island, which still operates to this day. It is a dead site that will have a 12-mile dead zone around it forever.
detected radiation in the United States from that site. Americans on the West Coast are taking iodine pills. Maybe it is time for President Obama to insist that the Japanese should seal that site because it is posing a threat to Americans.
The response to the Fukushima Daiichi disaster is making us angrier every day. And until they install a sarcophagus, we will remain angry. We understand this aspect of Japanese culture that blindly adheres to big business and big government methodology -- for it is what has made their society great. But at moments such as this, someone must step forward and hit the big boys over the head with a two-by-four. Sarcophagus. Now. (Wash Post, 4/3/2011)