Monthly Archives: March 2011

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Hi-Res Photos | Cryptome

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.

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Success, Fear and Faith | Katherine ‘Dr. Kas’ Wysocki

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.

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Weekly Economic Update | LAEDC


Status of Fukushima Reactors | Nuclear and Industry Safety Agency (Japan)

As of 2:00pm, March 27, 2011, local time.

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Responding to a Nuclear Emergency | Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (Japan)

The linked slideshow is proof that there is no subject or situation that can’t be reduced to a PowerPoint presentation.

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Confusion Over Fate Of Inflation Reaches All Time Record: Are Bonds Actually Wrong? | zero hedge

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.

Ben’s in a Bind | zero hedge

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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Is Credit Card Debt a Hindrance? |

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.

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Warren “…the Osama bin Laden of capitalism” Buffett Challenges Goldman Sachs | Dealbreaker

“If the U.S. Armed forces can’t find Osama bin Laden in 10 years, let Goldman Sachs try to find me.”

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LAEDC Weekly Economic Update | LAEDC


* 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

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