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Posted on 03/13/2011 7:18:42 AM PDT by KevinDavis
A volcano in southwestern Japan erupted Sunday after nearly two weeks of relative silence, sending ash and rocks up to four kilometres (two and a half miles) into the air, a local official says.
It was not immediately clear if the eruption was a direct result of the massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake that rocked northern areas Friday, unleashing a fierce tsunami and sparking fears that more than 10,000 may have been killed.
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What's going on?
Earthquakes, tsunamis, nuclear meltdowns and now erupting volcanoes...what’s next for Japan?
I wonder how the Japs will rationalize these disasters?
Americans would immediately ask what did I do to deserve this?
Common sense says that THESE are the events that cause global temp changes....not man and his SUVs.
I reject your false statements!
OwlGorezilla has told us the debate is over and humans are to blame. Well, at least Bush is to blame....but I digress.
It seems like the news media is having a contest to see who can tell the biggest lie.
The Atlantis of our time?
If common sense were as common as the name implies, 0 would not be in office, and Pelosi, Reid et al would never have been elected.
Yeah, but then Al Gore would not be able to make all that money and the scientists would not get the gorvernment grants unless they make outrageous claims about human pollution. And while they make those claims they ride in private jets, and SUV's.
“Earthquakes, tsunamis, nuclear meltdowns and now erupting volcanoes...whats next for Japan?”
It wouldn’t suprise me if Japan disappeared into the sea. Islands have been formed and destroyed over the course of history. That is just nature.
We may be witnessing the eradication of a culture that goes back thousands of years.
Prayers go out for the Japanese.
Kinda’ makes you think about “John the Devine” and the “Mayans” doesn’t it? Nostradamus...pick up the white courtesy phone please.
I was wondering if the quakes would trigger volcano eruptions.
So the volcano did`nt erupt and the media just made it up? Thanks.
Uh...California is next I guess...
Chile to Japan to California?
Obama would ask what did America do to deserve this?
Obammma would ask if any of his base voters were damaged. He’d send in buses, but demand that conservatives sit in the back
____________________________________________________________________ Obama,"I can see the mushroom cloud from the ninth hole!"
Someone needs to Photoshop Al oGre’s head onto that pic!
It’s called Plate Tectonics.
It happens 24 hours a day, and seven days a week for billions of years.
But as I said before, some people on FR think this stuff just started happening around last Tuesday.
Contrary to popular opinion, Earth itself is evolving.
I watched the 1998 American remake of Godzilla the other day.
After I saw it, and the critter was done for, I started wondering what you’d do with a couple of thousand tons of irradiated lizard meat lying in the middle of the street. How do you go about cleaning that up? What would you do with it- saw it up and truck it to New Jersey somewhere?
But after 52 years of quiet. More likely it was the other way around - the volcano eruption was a precursor to the earthquake.
Order lots of barbeque sauce.
(you never heard of road kill?)
this just in....
Hasn’t Japan suffered enough?
The major earthquake that hit Japan today may have just triggered some volcanoes in Russia as well. While reports are still vague on the incident, there is a strong correlation between the two occurrences. In Russia, there are reports that earthquakes where felt during the eruption.
Age dating of rocks from the Moon tells us that Earth's age is about 4.6 billion years.
Locusts, UFOs, the Obamas, and the island tipping over from all the weight of the tsunami water?
The third punch to worry about is disease. Water shortages, sewage and dead bodies everywhere.
LOL... and the earthquake was a 3.0
Maybe the erruptions were the early warning of the quakes?
You’re right - status quo for the earth is change... Of course the changes happen in slow motion - like watching a tree grow.
This was written in the fall of 2009, well before the events of the past week. The combination of this unprecedented disaster and the preexisting demographic problem may mean the end for Japan as we known it
“Is Japan Dying?”
TOKYO-LONDON — Thanks to the miracles of modern technology, I’m writing this 31,000 feet above ground level, somewhere over Siberia, on the plane back from Tokyo in that limbo time zone where it seems to be neither day nor night.
And I’m pondering the meaning of Japan’s population statistics, which make chilling reading for the newly-elected government after last Sunday’s earthquake election.
Imagine a country that knows it is shrinking. A country that knows it is ageing more rapidly than any other major industrialised nation on earth. Which has the highest proportion in the world of people over the age of 65, and the lowest ratio of under 15s. That country is Japan.
As I reported on Wednesday, on current trends, the population of Japan will have halved by the end of the century.
It is, literally, a country that is slowly dying.
According to one United Nations estimate, it’ll need to import 17 million foreign workers over the next 40 years, just to keep its economy afloat and provide enough carers to look after the elderly. (By 2050, there will be more than a million Japanese over the age of 100.)
me, I vote for the sun as the source of heating and cooling.
Or the X-Men or Flying Saucers.
Charlie Sheen is for our punishment only.
Ring of Fire...all interconnected.
I think it went Haiti, then Chile, then New Zealand, then Japan. So if it’s moving clockwise, I think Alaska would be next.
We know from New Orleans that they won’t send in buses. Unless there is a union cause to protest, the buses will remain parked.
We know from New Orleans that they won’t send in buses. Unless there is a union cause in need of astroturfing, the buses will remain parked.
You would have a big Cajun-style barbecue right there in the street.
Has Japan made secret deals with Obama and now they are being punished?
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