TEPCO apologizes for causing “trouble”

TEPCO Executive Vice President Norio Tsuzumi, apologized to peole who have been evacuated because of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant disaster: ”We are sorry to have caused you too much trouble.”

There are rumors that the elusive CEO of TEPCO, has taken responsibility for the nuclear disaster.

Printer Ink Shortage

Japan’s disasters just keep hitting everywhere, now printer ink.

Manufactures of printer ink have asked Japanese publishing companies to cut back on printing production because of ink shortage.

Last year there were concerns of ink/toner shortages, now it looks like Japan’s disaster has made that situation worse.

Ink/toner recyclers will probably benefit from this new shortage.


Iran unveils spy Flying Saucer drone

Farnas Aerospace Company, and Iranian Aviation and Space Industries Association, have unveiled an unmanned flying saucer.

The spy flying saucer, called Zohal, is equipped with an auto-pilot system, GPS (Global Positioning System), two separate imaging systems with full HD 10 mega-pixel picture quality, and is able to take and send images simultaneously.

Japan still being hit by aftershocks, Iran getting hit by quakes

During live NHK broadcast, early today in Japan, they were hit by an aftershock, which caused the anchor to apologize for it.

Today Iran announced that two mild quakes hit in quick succession in southeastern Iran.  Iran has several major fault lines running through the country, producing many major quakes.

The worst in recent times hit […] Continue Reading…

Sanctions against Iran are Fake, U.S. Companies did $15 million in sales to Iran in January

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. corporations sold $15.9 million worth of goods to Iran, in January 2011, despite U.S. sanctions.

Iran is under four rounds of UN Security Council sanctions (pushed by the United States), targeting the country’s energy and banking sectors, including a U.S. boycott of gasoline supplies.

Iranian officials say the sanctions […] Continue Reading…

Iran sells refined gas to Afghanistan for the first time, nice to see other countries making money off our wars

“We have exported a 1,000-ton cargo of gasoline to Afghanistan this (Iranian year), and we are amidst negotiations to export the second and third cargoes to the country,”-Iranian Deputy Oil Minister Alireza Zeiqami

Ironically, Iran’s refined gas industry has gotten a boost from U.S. and European economic sanctions. So much so that Iran is negotiating […] Continue Reading…

Mike Simpson, Jim Risch, Mike Crapo against Mosque @ 9/11 Ground Zero, but support training Muslim pilots in Idaho

Idaho representative Mike Simpson, and senators Jim Risch and Mike Crapo all protested against building a Mosque near 9/11 Ground Zero in New York City.

Yet they all support training Saudi Arabian pilots at Mountain Home, Idaho.  Most of the terrorists who hijacked the airliners on September 11, 2001, were from Saudi Arabia (no Iraqis […] Continue Reading…

World high tech economies tied to Japan, “…can’t do high tech without Japan.”

“There are a huge number of little bits of the high-tech food chain which are done nowhere but in Japan. Nobody else has the quality or the consistency, and in some cases the technology to do it.”-Sam Perry, senior investment manager of Pictet Japanese Equity Selection Fund.

Canon Inc has suspended […] Continue Reading…

Sony has to shut down more plants, better get your Playstation gear while you can

Sony has announced that it will close 5 more plants, due to a lack of parts.  That brings the number of Sony plants affected by the 9.0 quake/tsunami to 14.

Sony officials say they might be forced to move production away from Japan.

“If the shortage of parts and materials supplied to these plants continues, we […] Continue Reading…

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