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Vermont Yankee nuke target of shutdown protest today

There are 44 comments on the Politics in the Zeros story from Jul 1, 2012, titled Vermont Yankee nuke target of shutdown protest today. In it, Politics in the Zeros reports that:

In a perfect world, the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant here would have shut down on schedule last March, the decommissioning fund would have been fully funded, and everyone in Vermont would be living green and happily ever after.

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janet azarovitz

Monomoy Island, MA

#1 Jul 2, 2012
We joined with the hundreds protesting the continued operation of the Vermont yankee nuclear power plant because we suffer the same concerns of those living in thew shadow of an aging, defect laden but money making "project" of Entergy corporation. The four of us David Agnew, Bill Maurer, Mike Risch and myself traveled from Cape Cod, Mass, to add to the voices of concern. We live on what would be an island in the case of a disaster similar to Fukushima because OUR STATE does not have an evacuation plan for the cape and islands. Entergy, NRC and most legislators do not care. We, 14 of us including two from western mass(Maure Briggs-Carrington and Garrett Schenck) Peter MacAusland from vermont, were arrested because we tried to deliver a letter to Entergy in Plymouth and no Entergy representative would accept it. We chose to move ahead onto the grounds and will go to court on July 11th for doing so. We could only WISH that we had the support given in Vermont to those that are trying to do what is right......and that is to SHUT THE PLANT. To anyone who cares, please show your support in Plymouth on the 11th of July.
Blisters

West Rutland, VT

#2 Jul 2, 2012
janet azarovitz wrote:
We joined with the hundreds protesting the continued operation of the Vermont yankee nuclear power plant because we suffer the same concerns of those living in thew shadow of an aging, defect laden but money making "project" of Entergy corporation. The four of us David Agnew, Bill Maurer, Mike Risch and myself traveled from Cape Cod, Mass, to add to the voices of concern. We live on what would be an island in the case of a disaster similar to Fukushima because OUR STATE does not have an evacuation plan for the cape and islands. Entergy, NRC and most legislators do not care. We, 14 of us including two from western mass(Maure Briggs-Carrington and Garrett Schenck) Peter MacAusland from vermont, were arrested because we tried to deliver a letter to Entergy in Plymouth and no Entergy representative would accept it. We chose to move ahead onto the grounds and will go to court on July 11th for doing so. We could only WISH that we had the support given in Vermont to those that are trying to do what is right......and that is to SHUT THE PLANT. To anyone who cares, please show your support in Plymouth on the 11th of July.
Do you get phone service in the slammer?
Big Nose

Little Rock, AR

#3 Jul 2, 2012
So IF you really felt that your life was in danger you would pack your family up and move far far away. Seriously you people are a bunch of wacko's
Blisters

West Rutland, VT

#4 Jul 2, 2012
Coming Back from a "Radiation Panic" = The experience of a housewife — Realizing my own discriminatory feelings was the moment of awakening
http://www.gepr.org/en/contents/20120507-03/
[Editorial] Even for people living somewhere far away, the Fukushima nuclear accident caused hurt to individuals, and threw society into chaos. Notwithstanding the fact that currently, in Japan, the health risks from radiation are very small, some people have fallen into a panic. Though these people, who cause untold grief to both their families and children, are indeed victims, at the same time, they may also become aggressors who blacken the reputation and discriminate against the affected areas.

Though it is possible to bring up the idea of individual responsibility, when one thinks of the negative influence that is spreading, as a member of the Japanese community, isn't it necessary to do something to help the society as a whole? However, to confront this, it is necessary to understand people's emotions.

Ms. Yuka Shirai, a housewife Tokyo resident who runs a self-owned seminar planning business, both fell into, and climbed out of, a panic after the nuclear accident. She has spoken about this experience, under her real name, despite the possibility of receiving harsh criticism. Even a calm, self-analytical woman like Ms. Shirai fell into this sort of a panic. Maybe experiencing such a psychological problem is much closer to us all than we imagine.

Mental and Physical Changes and Family Discord

cont
Blisters

West Rutland, VT

#5 Jul 2, 2012
...What happened after you awoke from your panic?

The process of becoming aware of how wrong I had been also lead me to become aware of my bad aspects, and I fell into self-loathing. I also had feelings of guilt for having contributed to spreading inaccurate information, and having added to the discrimination against Fukushima and the other affected areas. I am also still worried where my feelings will go from here. I am not very well balanced mentally; I tend to go from extreme to extreme. Before I was in a mental breakdown because of the radiation, but now I'm afraid I might be at the other extreme, where I don't worry about it at all. I'm afraid I'm just thinking that “it's fine like this” and not looking directly at the risk of radiation, or the risks to our daily lives. Mentally, it was very painful to get out of this panic.

How should people who have fallen into a “radiation panic” be helped?

I feel that “radiation panic” has a similar system of reliance to that of cults. In the world of those who have fallen into a panic, there are friends who will accept them among all their unfulfillment and anxiety. People of a similar disposition can help lick each other's wounds. Moreover, there is a lot of exchange of information on the internet, away from the annoyances of reality. Even more, it's possible to give up thinking with your own head. There are “gurus” or, in this case,“sources of frightening information” to show you the way, so it's not very taxing. I felt a complete sense of safety in this nice space that doesn't exist in the real world.

However, such a space doesn't resolve any problem whatsoever. What's more, it's built on fabrications, even though the people who live in it both don't, nor want to realize it. I think there are as many ways to get out of it as there are people, but maybe the only way to change is to slowly take heed of the information which others point out. I think the help of one's circle of friends is necessary.

I think that the fact that I have this “heaviness” in my heart is a large cause of why I fell into this “radiation panic.” However, I don't think everybody is like me. I think there must also be people who aren't very good at finding information, who can't think clearly because they worry too much about their children, who aren't very outgoing and so have trouble getting information, or who cannot see problems from other perspectives. I think that these kinds of people would be easier to bring out of their panic than myself.

I answered the questions in this interview with the idea that I would like to help these kinds of people, if I can. We should not criticize or attack people who have fallen into a panic. We should instead benevolently help them.

Interview and Texts: Takaaki Ishii, Agora Research Institute Fellow 

(First appeared on May 7th in Japanese)
questions

United States

#6 Jul 4, 2012
Alex, cosmic howdy, and Mike mulligan... try to understand that you're all idiots and nobody takes you seriously. it'd be better if you just accept it and keep up the entertaining messages.
Entertaining

United States

#7 Jul 4, 2012
Did you guys ever get the circa 1972 motor back yet ?

Now .........."That's Entertainment "
Entertaining

United States

#8 Jul 4, 2012
Radiation Panic = Nuclear Fear Pathology = Entertainment
Alex

Newton Center, MA

#9 Jul 4, 2012
Time for a Fuktupshita Update

Swiss Think-Tank: Dire situation for global environment if No. 4 fuel pool releases all radioactive material —
Gov’t appears to be keeping information classified
http://enenews.com/swiss-think-tank-dire-situ...

Plutonium Detection Not Being Published By Government http://enenews.com/minamisoma-official-pluton...

Restarted reactors sit next to “Devil’s Triangle” where northern and southern halves of Japan meet —
“How could we have built so many nuclear plants in such a place?”-Tokyo Prof.
http://enenews.com/restarted-japan-reactors-s...
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Fukushima Radiation Kills Fishing Industry
http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2012/s353217... And contamination is even turning up thousands of kilometres away. Radioactive contamination isn't just a problem for Fukushima. Last month 15 bluefin tuna were caught off the coast of San Diego in the western United States.They were found to contain albeit low levels of radioactive caesium 134 and 137. The latter has a half life of 30 years.

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CBS: Roberts switched vote on health care
http://content.usatoday.com/communities/theov...

Agenda 21 – Global Government Takeover Plan
http://www.infowars.com/the-new-america-under...
^Alex talks with Rosa Koire, a forensic commercial real estate appraiser specializing in eminent domain valuation and an outspoken activist opposed to the United Nations’ Agenda 21 and its attempts to attack civilization through so-called Sustainable Development. She is the author of Behind The Green Mask: U.N. Agenda 21, available at the Infowars Store.

How the FBI's Investigation of the CFR Was Foiled!
http://www.hourofthetime.com/1-LF/How%20the%2...
What Does this Mean

United States

#10 Jul 4, 2012
??????????is it safe to eat the tuna that has the caesium ?

Did they find a 1972 motor?

What about the "Radiation Panic " does this expression supercede "Nuclear Fear Pathology " as the new buzz word for the pro nukes rebuttal of all the radiation they don't know what to do with .

Are all the new signs popping up saying that there are VT evacuation Zones from the emergency management bureau ? OR is there a cult telling people that this is an evacuation route ! BUT it really isn't !

Is Tom Cruse and Mitt Romney involved?
Should we all move to Kansas ? OR Denver .

You were right there are gargoyles in the airport in Denver .
Mike Mulligan

Brattleboro, VT

#11 Jul 4, 2012
questions wrote:
Alex, cosmic howdy, and Mike mulligan... try to understand that you're all idiots and nobody takes you seriously. it'd be better if you just accept it and keep up the entertaining messages.
I don't need outsiders to tell me I am a idiot, all i got to do is ask my wife. She been telling me that all my married life, and occasionally with a huge smile on.
janet azarovitz

Monomoy Island, MA

#12 Jul 4, 2012
No need for any comments, the words of those who responded give a very clear picture in and of themselves.
janet azarovitz

Monomoy Island, MA

#13 Jul 4, 2012
Why try to respond. Their responses are not worthy of anything except an education.
Alex

Brattleboro, VT

#14 Jul 5, 2012
an education? Oh that's what you come here for?
Didja see my post #9 ?
OK here's some More of that education stuff- enjoy

Japan Parliament Report - Fukushima Clearly Manmade
http://enenews.com/breaking-japan-parliament-...
^Evidence quake damaged safety equipment, not tsunami
[This fact was reported in the msm last year and relayed here by me yet a couple of truthphobic nuketards denied it- the quake alone caused the problems leading to the meltdowns]

Fukushima Daiichi Radiation Still Raining Down On Daini Plant
Wall Street Journal
http://blogs.wsj.com/japanrealtime/2012/07/04...

MOX Reactor To Restart - 9 Fault Lines Underneath It
http://enenews.com/asahi-mox-reactor-to-resta...

Upcoming academic studies to report on fallout situation in U.S.
http://enenews.com/tv-upcoming-academic-studi...

Financial Times Covers Japan Protests: Public has shifted significantly against nuclear power and have taken to streets
— Opposition has grown considerably
— Protesters from all walks of life and age groups (VIDEO)»
http://enenews.com/watch-financial-times-cove...

NRC Official: 90% chance that containment vessels used at Fukushima would “burst” from fuel melting down
"Thirty-five years ago, while reviewing the design for the Mark-1, Nuclear Engineers Dale G. Bridenbaugh and two of his colleagues at General Electric were pressured into okaying the designs for the Mark-1 and were forced to resign after becoming convinced that the Mark 1 was so flawed it could lead to a catastrophe." http://enenews.com/nrc-official-90-chance-tha...
GE Mark 1

United States

#15 Jul 5, 2012
GE ...Always , always bringing good things to life ...... meanwhile we got glued parts and rebuilt engines at our local GE Mark 1 nuclear plant .
could it be any more ominous?
I love it

Saint Albans, VT

#16 Jul 7, 2012
I love Vermont Yankee, as long as it is operating it gives me hope that Vermont won't be totally taken over by cavemen.
Alex

Newton Center, MA

#17 Jul 7, 2012
pppfffffffftt!
Ironically it'll be some of the the top govt. goons and their elite globalist new world order bankster bosses who will survive the nuclear mess they've allowed since they alone will be able to hide in the modern underground 'cave' facilities they secretly built with ewe'r tax $$

http://www.google.com/search...
I love it

Saint Albans, VT

#18 Jul 7, 2012
You have a little bit of drool on your bib honey.
GE Mark 1

United States

#19 Jul 10, 2012
....,,see all the glue and the circa 1972 rebuilt motor parts , thats "Imagination At Work "

......... either that OR!!!! OR !!!!!

SERIOUS Crafty Crafts going on !!!!!~ WHO ? WHO? woulda thunk ????,,,,,,Maybe Objects Da ARt !!!!

Like A 'Happening " !!!!!

Its Happening !!!!~ No Matter what ! we are glueing ! we are rebuilding 1972 parts ! we will proably be evacuating ! we are using our imagination ! At Work !!!!!

Lets talk about redecorating the caves they are sending us to en masse !
janet azarovitz

Monomoy Island, MA

#20 Jul 10, 2012
I love it wrote:
You have a little bit of drool on your bib honey.
I thought this blog could have brought a little intelligent discussion. But no.....it's gives some a chance to show their ignorance, over and over again. Wake up and read.

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