If you’re wondering why trace amounts of radiation has been found in Washington state, check out these photos. The most trashed reactor, No. 3, above, is actually in reasonable shape while the one that looks the most undamaged, No. 2, has probably already melted down.
Draw your own conclusions about the safety of nuclear power.
It has been said over and over again, we are what we think about most of the time. Another way to say it is what we think about ourselves is the truth; or, from the Bible “As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.” Really, we’re not talking religion here, just Truth.
Everywhere I go people seem to be worried about something and even lots of things. It could be family or child issues, the economy, the amount of business they’re doing – or not doing, and all of the above and more. The other side of that coin is that pretty much everyone is sick and tired of being worried, sick and tired.
THIS WEEK’S HEADLINES (Click on Link):
This means that either consumers and bonds are at record odds over how they view the inflationary environment in the future, or that there is no real bond market in the short end
Confusion Over Fate Of Inflation Reaches All Time Record: Are Bonds Actually Wrong? | zero hedge.
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Tagged bond market, business, Depression, economy, financial crisis, financial institutions, funding, inflation, meltdown, monetary policy, Recession, Wall Street
For the vast majority of American’s QE has been a dismal failure. Stock gains for the average guy were offset by losses in real estate. There was no wealth affect there.
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Tagged business, Depression, economic crisis, economy, financial crisis, financial institutions, funding, home prices, housing, real estate, real estate collapse, Recession
With the recession forcing more and more Americans to burden their credit cards with debt, it’s time to ask whether the increasing accrued costs are manageable, or are detrimentally impacting lives.
“If the U.S. Armed forces can’t find Osama bin Laden in 10 years, let Goldman Sachs try to find me.”
THIS WEEK’S HEADLINES:
* U.S. Retail Sales in February
* January U.S. Trade Deficit Widens for the Second Consecutive Month
* Consumer Credit in January
* California’s Budget Position in February
* Record High for California Exports
* Events of Interest
o April 3-5: UCLA Climate Academy Business Leaders Course
o May 18, 2011: International Trade Outlook
Most popular notions about the male brain are based on studies of men ages 18 to 22 — undergrads subjecting themselves to experiments for beer money or course credit. But a man’s brain varies tremendously over his life span, quickly contradicting the image of the single-minded sex addict that circulates in mainstream consciousness.
Necessity is the mother of invention: In this economy, if you can’t find a job, make one.
That seems to be the strategy of many people lately: The percent of Americans starting businesses in 2010 and 2009 was the highest in 15 years, according to a report from the Kauffman Foundation released Monday.
You may think you’ve done it all: You’re careful with a buck, don’t overindulge, and stash away as much as you can for future goals. But while it may not seem as if there’s any more you can comfortably squeeze from your budget, there are ways to save more –
It’s easy to forget these days, but former President George W. Bush’s illegal warrantless surveillance program was never halted by Congress, nor by the Obama administration. It was merely legalized in a 2008 law called the FISA Amendments Act. That means the surveillance of Americans’ international phone calls and internet use — complete with secret rooms in AT&T data centers around the country — is likely still ongoing.
Life off the grid doesn’t have to involve a dreary cabin in Montana with a composting toilet and a wind turbine. A new megayacht promises all the amenities of a five-star hotel without any of those pesky emissions.