EDITORIAL: CNN's Colorful Account of Tokyo Radiation "Danger" is Inaccurate
March 17, 2011 3:30 PM
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"Breaking news, my radiation levels have quadrupled" -- well we have some good news for you, Dr. Gupta. Contrary to your claims, peer-reviewed research indicates you're safe.
A study conducted in Ramsar, Iran, a place where natural background radiation levels were even higher, showed people had no scientifically notable adverse affects.
(Source: High Background Radiation Areas of Ramsar, Iran)
This appears a cut-and-dry case of sensationalism on the part of several major media corporations. The unfortunate victim is nuclear power, as the public is growing misinformed by these high-profile, but factually inaccurate pieces.
(Source: Google Images)
Peer reviewed research indicates there's no significant health risk of current radiation levels
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RE: Follow the money
3/17/2011 7:21:40 PM
No, the real crime is the when the government takes more money in taxes than the corporation keeps in profit, like with oil.
It's also criminal that the government taxes (federal/state/local/income/sales) can take over half a persons income, yet people demand even higher taxes on the "rich"
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