19 Things That The Talking Heads On Television Are Being Strangely Silent About
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Tuesday, April 10, 2012
If the talking heads on television don’t tell us about something that
happens, does it make that event any less real? Of course the answer
to that question is quite obvious, but unfortunately way too many
Americans allow their realities to be defined by what they hear from the
Way too many people use phrases such as “if that was true I would
have heard about it on television” to deflect conversations that are
starting to become uncomfortable. Critical thinking is a skill that is
in short supply in America today, and most Americans seem content to let
their televisions do their thinking for them. Sadly, the pretty people
on television do not spend a lot of time talking about the things that
are truly important. Instead, they love to talk about the latest
celebrity scandal and they love to divide people into groups and get
them fighting with one another. In this day and age, it is absolutely
critical that we all learn to think for ourselves. The talking heads on
television are concerned with keeping their bosses happy and with
keeping the ratings up. Most of them are not really concerned about
what happens to you. They just want you to keep watching them so that
they can continue to earn their inflated salaries.
Unfortunately, most Americans seem perfectly content with the
“infotainment” that they are getting from the major news networks, so
major changes to the mainstream media are not likely to happen any time
For those wanting something different, you will have to seek out
alternative sources of news (such as this website) that are willing to
discuss the truly earth shattering events that are continually taking
place all over the globe.
So what are some of the things that the mainstream media has been ignoring?
The following are 19 things that the talking heads on television have been strangely silent about….
#1 Strange Things Happening On The Sun
A lot of really weird things have been happening on the sun lately.
For example, recently there was a tornado on the sun that was five times larger than the earth. The following is how this solar tornado was described by a recent Wired article….
Over the course of three hours, this behemoth reached
up from the sun’s surface to a height of 125,000 miles, or roughly half
the distance between the Earth and the moon. The hot gases were whipped
up to nearly 186,000 miles per hour. In comparison, the wind speed of
terrestrial tornadoes generally reaches a paltry 100 miles per hour.
Fukushima has turned out to be the worst nuclear disaster in human
history and it is far from over. In fact, there is still the potential
that an earthquake or an explosion could cause the crisis at Fukushima
to become far more dangerous than ever. In fact, some officials have
even discussed the possibility of evacuating Tokyo if a worst case
scenario plays out.
Mitsuhei Murata, a former Japanese ambassador to Switzerland, wrote the following in a March 25th letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon….
I was asked to make a statement at the public hearing
of the Budgetary Committee of the House of Councilors on March 23. I
raised the crucial problem of N0.4 reactor of Fukushima containing 1535
fuel rods. It could be fatally damaged by continuing aftershocks.
Moreover, 50 meters away from it exists a common cooling pool for 6
reactors containing 6375 fuel rods!
It is no exaggeration to say that the fate of Japan and the whole
world depends on NO.4 reactor. This is confirmed by most reliable
experts like Dr. Arnie Gundersen or Dr. Fumiaki Koide.
Please allow me to inform you of an initiative being taken by a
former UN official who is endeavoring to have the Nuclear Security
Summit take up the crucial problem of N0.4 reactor of Fukushima. He is
pursuing the establishment of an independent assessment team. I think
his efforts are very significant, because it is indispensable to draw
the attention of world leaders to this vital issue.
So just how serious is the threat posed by the spent fuel pool at reactor number 4?
Well, just check out the following assessment from a Japanese news source….
One of the biggest issues that we face is the
possibility that the spent nuclear fuel pool of the No. 4 reactor at the
stricken Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant will collapse.
The storage pool in the No. 4 reactor building has a total of
1,535 fuel rods, or 460 tons of nuclear fuel, in it and the storage
pools are barely intact on the building’s third and fourth floors. If
the storage pool breaks and runs dry, the nuclear fuel inside will
overheat and explode, causing a massive amount of radioactive substances
to spread over a wide area.
The worse-case scenario drawn up by the government includes not
only the collapse of the No. 4 reactor pool, but the disintegration of
spent fuel rods from all the plant’s other reactors. If this were to
happen, residents in the Tokyo metropolitan area would be forced to
#3 Mount Fuji In Japan About To Erupt?
Mount Fuji in Japan had been dormant for about 300 years, but in
recent months there have been a lot of signs that the volcano is waking
up. If Mount Fuji were to experience a full-blown major eruption,
millions of Japanese could potentially die and the Japanese economy
would immediately collapse.
The following is from an article that was recently posted on The Extinction Protocol….
Reports are appearing about unrest and signs of a
possible awakening of Mt Fuji volcano in Japan. According to a report
which includes an unclear photo of the area, a row of new craters, the
largest 50 m in diameter, has appeared on the eastern flank of the
volcano at 2200 m elevation. Steam was observed erupting from these
vents. The observation joins other signs suggesting a gradual
reawakening: A swarm of earthquakes including 4 of magnitude 5 have
occurred northeast of Mt Fuji on and after 28 January. An earlier 6.4M
quake occurred under the volcano on 15 March 2011. The report also
mentions increased activity from a fumarole vent at 1500 m elevation and
hot spring areas at the eastern flank observed since 2003. These
locations seem to be aligned geographically, and are probably connected.
Dr. Masaaki Kimura of Ryukyu University is quoted to admit that there
is an increased risk of an eruption on the eastern flank and that the
status of the volcano should be closely monitored.
#4 Stunning Rise In Volcanic Activity Around The World
All over the world major volcanoes are showing signs of awakening. We are especially seeing a rise in volcanic activity along the “Ring of Fire” that encircles the Pacific Ocean.
#5 Global Food Prices Rising Again
According to Reuters,
global food prices have risen for three months in a row and are rapidly
approaching record levels. The food riots that we have seen in the
developing world during past summers could be even worse this year.
#6 U.S. Government Debt Downgraded Again
Credit rating agency Egan Jones downgraded the credit rating of the United States from AA+ to AA last week. There was barely a peep about this on the major news networks.
#7 500 Million Dollars To Help The IRS Implement Obamacare
The Obama administration is giving the IRS 500 million extra dollars
“outside the normal appropriations process” to help them implement the
provisions of Obamacare that they are in charge of overseeing.
#8 Go To Jail If You Offend Someone On The Internet In Arizona?
A proposed law in Arizona will actually make it a very serious crime to annoy or offend someone
on the Internet. So if you live in Arizona, you might want to be very
careful about what you say if you leave a comment at the end of this
#9 Passport Suspended For Not Paying Taxes?
A bill currently going through the U.S. Congress would allow the federal government to suspend your passport
if you have unpaid taxes. If you are not able to pay the taxes that
you owe, you could end up stuck in the United States indefinitely.
#10 Preparations For War In The Persian Gulf
A second U.S. aircraft carrier is on the way to the Persian Gulf. Tensions with Iran continue to increase, and over the past several months there have been all kinds of signs that military preparations are being made for an eventual conflict.
#11 Mysterious Mass Deaths
Large numbers of birds, fish, dolphins and whales continue to die all over the globe and scientists do not have any explanation for why this is happening.
#12 The Federal Reserve Monetizing U.S. Debt
During 2011, the U.S. Federal Reserve bought approximately 61 percent
of all U.S. debt that was issued according to an article in the Wall
Street Journal. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke promised that he
would never monetize the debt, but that is exactly what he is attempting
#13 Giant Sinkholes
Enormous sinkholes continue to open up all over the planet. For example, a mammoth 200 foot wide sinkhole recently opened up near a town in Sweden.
#14 Increase In Global Earthquakes
As I have written about previously, we have seen a substantial increase in the number of major earthquakes around the globe in recent years. So far in 2012, we have seen four earthquakes of greater than magnitude 7.0, and all four of themhave been along the “Ring of Fire”.
#15 Increase In U.S. Earthquakes
Scientists are acknowledging that there has been a huge increase in
the number of earthquakes in the center of the United States, but they
are blaming this increase on fracking.
#16 Evacuation Drills At U.S. Public Schools
All over the United States, public schools are conducting “evacuation drills”
which involve putting children on buses and taking them to alternate
locations. Sometimes the alternate locations are “undisclosed” and
parents are only told what the undisclosed locations were after the
drills are over.
#17 Strange Sounds In The Sky
All over the planet, people are hearing strange noises in the sky. People have come up with all sorts of theories and explanations
for why they are happening, but so far the mystery has not been solved
and reports of these strange sounds continue to pour in from all over
#18 Crazy Tornado Outbreaks
So far in 2012 the United States has had a very unusual number of tornadoes. In fact, so far we have seen about twice as many
tornadoes as usual. The 2011 tornado season was one of the worst ever,
and the 2012 tornado season could end up being even more traumatic.
#19 Obama Signs Disturbing Executive Order
A few weeks ago, Barack Obama signed an executive order that would
allow him to take control of all food, all energy, all health resources
and all transportation resources. This was an update to an old
executive order, but the Obama administration made a change that would
allow Barack Obama to do this even in “non-emergency” situations. Sadly, the talking heads on television were strangely silent about this.
The world that we live in is becoming increasingly unstable.
The political order is being shaken, the financial world is being
shaken, the social fabric of our society is being shaken and even the
ground under our feet is being shaken.
Previous generations never had to deal with a world that was changing
at blinding speed. The rate at which things are moving is almost
unimaginable, and it just seems to keep accelerating with each passing
We are privileged to live during one of the most exciting times in
human history, but it is also likely to be one of the most dangerous
times in human history.
The talking heads on television are going to keep telling us that
everything is going to be okay and that everything will “return to
normal” very soon, but that simply is not going to happen.
Our world has reached a critical juncture, and a time of great shaking is at hand.
So what do you think is going to happen next?
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