BREAKING NEWS: Japan’s radioactive emissions are DOUBLED the initial claim.


Yesterday, 06/06/2011- Japan announced that the radioactive emissions from the stricken Fukushima Daiichi totaled 770,000 terabecquerels (more than double the initial estimated amount 370,000 terabecquerels) putting officials on the defensive about whether they have delayed the release of information to the public.

This seems to be a sticky pattern with the Japanese government as not only were they wrong about the radioactive emissions quantity but also that of the stability of the nuclear plant reactors as it was continually (ad nauseum) repeated that the reactors were “stable” yet last month, the government finally acknowledged that 3 out of the 6 plant reactors have suffered nuclear fuel rod and inner containment vessel meltdown to the floor of the reactor.

In addition, the indpenedent Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency said  the reactor pressure vessel  at one of the plant’s reactors appeared to have been compromised as early as 5 hours after the quake.

2 “minor” facts that Japan and United States Government officials glossed over while feeding the People with the line that there are “relatively no” negative health effects.

Even at the time of the first estimate in April, Japan’s Nuclear Industrial Safety Agency, another independent government panel as well as our very own Denise Haywald of The Heart of America  called the nuclear radiation reading too low.

The commission relied on a computer model that uses radiation measurements taken at various distances from a nuclear accident. The model produces an estimate of the radioactive material escaping from the source.

However, as Heart of America has pointed out; there was ignorance towards the damage of the reactors radioactive cores and full potential for melt down. When taking these factors into consideration, the nuclear radiation level is expected to double, if not triple.

More disturbingly, I have not heard of any new health update or evacuation zone information from the Japanese or the US government which makes me question if the government is really on the side of the people or taking efforts to avoid a mass panic.

Copyright (c) June 7, 2011. All rights reserved.

As predicted, Rick Santorum enters the 2012 Presidential race.


As predicted, Rick Santorum enters the 2012 Presidential race.

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) began his presidential campaign Monday in Pennsylvania by highlighting the former  2 term senator’s working-class roots. relating to “average Americans” and decrying President Obama for “devaluing” the country’s culture while relating to his most heartfelt constituent base;

“Our American journey started here in Somerset County,” Santorum told the crowd. “My grandfather came to this county way back in 1927.”

Santorum said his grandfather left Italy despite living in a “beautiful, little idyllic town in the mountains, right down on a lake” out of concern over Benito Mussolini’s fascist regime.

Santorum commented this his grandfather was equipped with an idea of high quality living and was driven by the line of thought: “I will not stand for this,’ and so he left, and he came here …  and he started in the coal mines.”

Santorum seems to take after his grandfather in his continuing line of thought that Obama has;

“Not just devalued our moral currency but  he has also devalued our culture.”

With once again, the Santorum generation not standing for less than ideal living conditions.

Afterward, Rick Santorum’s 7 seven children joined them on the stage where Santorum astonishingly comments  outloud, “I am one blessed man!”

Yes, Santorum may be blessed but it is the American people who are blessed to have a Republican nominee who has an ability to  protect the santitcy of life and of God’s written marriage.

Copyright (c) June 6, 2011. All rights reserved.

BREAKING NEWS: Al Qaeda confirmed bin Laden’s death and antagonizes the United States.


On Friday 05/6/11, Al Qaeda confirmed bin Laden’s death while still antagonizing the United States.

According to the Associated Press, Al Qaeda posted a statement on various militant websites.

“We stress that the blood of the holy warrior sheik, Osama bin Laden, God bless him, is precious to us and to all Muslims and will not go in vain. We will remain, God willing, a curse chasing the Americans and their agents, following them outside and inside their countries.”

“Soon, God willing, their happiness will turn to sadness- their blood will be mingled with their tears.”

The statement comes after President Obama announced that the administration would not release photos of bin Laden’s body so as to not enrage the U.S.’s enemies.

The AP stressed that it could not independently verify the authenticity of the statement, but that it was posted on websites al Qaeda typically uses to post messages.

I think, honestly, that it is only a matter of time before Al Qaeda seeks revenge on the US for taking out one of their beloved leaders.

I am grateful to hear from credible sources that our defense compounds, airports and security are on alert.

However to think that Al Qaeda are going to sit back on their hands and do nothing is naive.  What is needed to be known is if Al Qaeda is organized and bold enough to make a move that would most certainly prompt yet another retailation.

Honestly, I dont feel safer then I did a day before bin Laden was captured.

Al Qaeda has not posed a credible threat to us the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

If anything,  I feel more threatened because Obama just stirred the hornet’s nest by killing and then burying bin Laden at sea (which is frowned upon in the Muslim community).

Copyright (c) May 6, 2011. All rights reserved.


Update 5/3- Osama bin Laden’s DNA confirmed death; Al Qaeda outcome,US security concern and Abbottabad, Pakistan’s compound maps included.


Long awaited Justice on America’s *most wanted*

A decade after the September 11, 2001 and -ironically- 8 years ago to the day yesterday of when President Bush declared “Mission Accomplished”; Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden has been killed by US forces in Pakistan last night, 05.01.2011.

“For over two decades, Bin Laden has been Al Qaeda’s leader and symbol,” Obama said. “The death of Bin Laden marks the most significant achievement to date in our nation’s effort to defeat Al Qaeda.”

DNA confirmed, Navy Seal approved

The DNA of bin Laden has been compared to previous samples of not only himself but his sister that the US had on record.  According to reports, there is a 100% match. Ive talked to a couple Navy Seal in between briefings and they also have personal stories in the wake up of bin Laden’s death that all seem to gel together.

I would believe a Navy Seal before I believed Obama. If the Navy Seals say Obama is dead; then I believe them. I would; however, like to see an autopsy report and pictures of the sea burial though; since Obama preached transparency all throughout his campaign.

Tracing the Tips and the Power of the US Navy Seals

The death of America’s “most wanted” Bin Laden was traced back to a tip received in August 2010 that Bin Laden as hiding in a compound within Abbottabad (Pakistan) and initiated a fire fight between a 40 manned U.S. Joint Special Operations Command Special Mission Unit (SMU) of the United States Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU — formerly known as Seal Team Six) and the Al Qaeda leader.

In addition, there were other JSOC spotters on the ground and two special operations helicopters and an unmanned drone overhead.

Good thing Obama failed to deliver on his GITMO closing campaign promise

Back in 2007, during a waterboard episode, a name was intercepted that the US could use in order to gather intelligence about Obama’s courier.  As bin Laden did not use phones or computers; this would lead the US directly to the center of bin Laden’s operation. Good thing Obama did not close GITMO like he promised he would 700x during his Presidential campaign.  If Obama closed GITMO, then we would not have gotten the information needed to capture bin Laden. Once again, this shows that President Obama fails to realize the effects on his actions.  Keep GITMO up and running! It’s purpose has been proven to be useful.

Right in plain sight. Hello Captain Obvious.

Come to find out that the “hide away compound” is really a 3000 sq ft house which, interestingly, was located only 100 yards from the gate of the Kakul Military Academy, an army run institution where top officers train.

4 Chinook and Blackhawk helicopters dropped 24 men on the compound. One helicopter suffered a “hard landing” inside the compound after an experiencing a mechanical failure and had to be destroyed on the site, according to one defense official.

There was a large shootout. The residents at the compound resisted. The total raid took 40 minutes.

The final moment of bin Laden’s life

At 3:30 p.m. EST, a 40 man Navy Seals  squadron (Go Navy!)  raided a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, killing  Bin Laden by shooting him in the head. Then, 4 Navy Seals dragged him onboard and washed him in accordance to Muslim tradition, per White House sources.

Personal recount
Abbottabad resident Mohammad Haroon Rasheed said the raid happened about 1:15 a.m. local time and offers a recount of the scene:

“I heard a thundering sound, followed by heavy firing. Then firing suddenly stopped. Then more thundering, then a big blast,” he said. “In the morning when we went out to see what happened, some helicopter wreckage was lying in an open field.”

“Intelligence analysts concluded that this compound was custom built to hide someone of significance,” he said.

Sea burial in accordance to Muslim traditions?There has been much uproar in the Muslim community about the manner in which bin Laden was buried. The US stated that they took necessary Muslim preparations of the body but what they failed to note is that Muslims prefer to be buried in the ground, pointed North towards Mecca not floating around haphazardly in the ocean.

Many Muslims are outraged by this but leadership within Al Qaeda is much to be desired now that the prime directive is no longer operational. However, it would be a grave mistake to wave away the threat of angry Al Qaeda members. If you think Al Qaeda hated the US before, Obama just pumped the hatred up to a new record.

Officials said Bin Laden’s body, which was in U.S. custody, was given a sea burial. Which I find very interesting; why would they not incinerate it?  I dont want any part of the sea to become “sacred” to the terrorists and wage war over occupation of it.

Loss of life tally
Thankfully, no Americans were killed in the mission.  However, not everyone was as lucky as America for bin Laden, bin Laden’s son, 2 Al Qaeda couriers and a women who was used as a human shield were also killed.

09/11 and her victims will always be in my heart

Back in America- Americans (especially those who lost loved ones in the September 11th attack which killed more than 3000 innocent bystanders who were in the American skies, worked in or around the World Trade Center or Pentagon) were rejoicing that “justice has been given.”

“This momentous achievement marks a victory for America, for people who speak peace around the world, and for all those who lost loved ones in September 11, 2001. The fight against terror goes on, but tonight America has sent an unmistakable message; for no matter how long it takes, justice will be done”, proclaimed Former President George W. Bush; the President in Office when the September 11th attacks happened and who initiated the widely known, “War on Terror”.

Helping 09/11 families with closure and healing/ Where’s the Proof?

Now President Obama maintains the burden of proof  in his declaration that bin Laden, America’s Most Wanted Terrorist, is indeed dead. Not only should Obama provide proof because he preached transparency throughout his Presidential campaign but he should also be willing to pony up the pictures of the sea burial (or the autopsy report) for the people who dont take things on face value (which is a majority of the people nowadays) as well as for the families of the victims of 09/11 so that they can find closure.

I think the US govt should release pictures of bin Laden’s  burial at sea so that we can reassure the Muslim community that everything possible was done to give him a proper burial as well as to give the people who are demanding proof; something of substance and to give the families of 09/11 victims a sense of peace to know that Justice has been done and to help them feel at Peace.

Security Alert Raised

In the wake of Bin Laden’s death, authorities around the world are being urged to take security precautions.

One source said officials are concerned bin Laden’s death could incite violence or terrorist acts against U.S. personnel overseas.

The State Department issued a travel alert for U.S. citizens abroad overnight, citing “the enhanced potential for anti-American violence given recent counter-terrorism activity in Pakistan.”

Abbottabad, Pakistan Compound Maps


Look at the 2 maps below to see the area where bin Laden was captured. Note how close the police station is to the 3000+ sq ft compound. Can somebody tell me why we give humanitarian aid to Pakistan again? We should put that money towards our children’s future not bettering the life of a terrorist supporter.

** Google maps seems to have indicated Bin Laden’s hide away in Abbottabad; if you are interested at looking at the surrounding area.

Another image with pins marking both the compound and the Cantt police station:

Attn All US Citizens: Please keep your eyes and ears open in the upcoming days; retaliation is possible (and some would argue probable). BE ALERT and report any suspicious activity to the US Homeland Security Operations line:  (202) 282-8000.    

May God bless you and may God bless America and  Israel.    

Copyright (c) May 5, 2011. All rights reserved.

BREAKING NEWS in Libya: Qaddafi’s son, Saif al-Arab was killed in NATO night strike.


In an attempt at a straight up NATO execution- style night strike with 3 missiles; Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi’s compound was attacked by NATO members; resulting in killing Qaddafi’s youngest son, Saif al-Arab (29 yrs old) and 3 of his grandchildren.

The attack struck the house of Qaddafi ‘s youngest son, Seif al-Arab, when Qaddafi and his wife were inside.

Seif al-Arab Qaddafi , 29, was the youngest son of Gadhafi and brother of the better known Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, who had been referred to as a reformist before the uprising began in mid-February. The younger Gadhafi had spent much of his time in Germany in recent years and was not as into politics as other members of his family.

It is said that Qaddafi and his wife were not seriously injured in the attack.

Medic Abdel-Monem Ibsheir considered the strike a form of justice.

“Qaddafi was not far away, meaning he’s not safe,” he said as as  explosions were heard in the background,  “It’s just like our children getting hit here. Now his children are getting hit there.”

Has Qaddafi’s son and grandchildren really been affected by the night time air strike or is it more lip service by the Libyan leader in an attempt to stall NATO operations and strike sympathy from others?  I would like to see the body of  victims as Qaddafi has a habit of lying and this case is no exception.

The fatal airstrike came just hours after Qaddafi called for a mutual cease-fire and negotiations with NATO powers to end a  6 week bombing campaign stating “the door to peace is open.”

You are the aggressors. We will negotiate with you. Come, France, Italy, U.K., America, come to negotiate with us. Why are you attacking us?” asked Qaddafi.

He also railed against foreign intervention, saying Libyans have the right to choose their own political system, but not “under the threat of NATO bombings.”

The problem here is that Qaddafi talks about a cease fire but is found to be an aggressor; so essentially when people try to honor the cease fire- that is when he goes in for the kill (literally).

This has been his 4th/5th (Ive lost track now) of his pleas for a cease fire. Actions speak louder than words.

Qaddafi cant say that peace is possible when he’s bombing Misrata.

NATO has promised to continue its operations until Qaddafi stops attacking and threatening his people and all of Qaddafi’s forces return to their bases and stand down. In addition, full humanitarian access must be granted before NATO stands down.

I dont see this happening. Qaddafi is far to fearsome of regime change for him to let up for even one minute.

What I want to know is WHO within NATO launched the missiles?  I thought that it was agreed upon by the UN/NATO that strikes would be limited to command centers only?  Who changed the direction and what is the new exit strategy? If anybody knows, please email me directly at Theheartofamerica@hotmail.com.

Now I am waiting to see how Qaddafi responds. He can do 1 of 2 things. 1) He will be MAD and retaliate with force or 2) He will shriek back as that attack was too close for comfort or 3) He will utilize this “sympathy time” to gather his intelligence; as this report of fatalities were nothing but a ploy on Qaddafi’s part.

I pray its #2 but I cant help but to think that he will run with #1. Only time will tell that true implications of our involvement in this war but I can already tell you that Obama’s name will NOT be seen in a favorable light.

Who am I kidding? Obama’s name is NOT seen in a favorable light now. I think that Obama and Qaddafi are quite similar in the sense how they say one thing and then do the EXACT opposite.  Does anybody else see that correlation?

Copyright (c) April 30, 2011. All rights reserved.

BREAKING NEWS: Japanese’s nuclear debris to wash up on shores of California & Hawaii later this morning.


BREAKING NEWS: Japanese debris from the earthquake/tsunami is likely to make landfall in California and Hawaii later this morning. There IS radiation on the debris but officials say, not enough to impose a health concern. Either way, if you see it washing up on the beaches- do not touch it and instead call your state’s emergency operations center.

For a list of Cali’s EOC- http://www.cesa-cal.com/files/Roster-County-Offices-of-Emergency-Services-CAHF-2007-07.pdf

Hawaii EOC information: 650 South King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813 (808) 723-8960

Published in: on April 10, 2011 at 3:24 pm  Leave a Comment  

BREAKING NEWS: 3 types of Plutonium and Caesium 137 has been found in addition to Iodine 131 near Japanese reactors and what can be taken to counteract.


Not only has  radioactive iodine 131 been detected outside the Fukushima nuclear plant but 3 types of potent Plutonium and Caesium 137, has been found at 5 different points inside the plant grounds.

Officials are declining to indicate which types of Plutonium has been found which is concerning as the half life on Plutonium can range anywhere from PU-233’s 20 minute half life to PU-239’s half life of 24,000 years.

In comparison, Iodine 131 has a half life of 8 days and is expected to disappear in a few weeks.  Caesium 137, which has a half-life of 30.17 years is more of a concern of mine as it poses a health threat for far longer.

Back in 1986, the Chernobyl accident report stated that highly contaminated areas were defined as those with over 1490 kilobequels (kBq) of caesium per square metre. Vegetables and fruits from soil with 550 kBq/m2 were destroyed.

In Japan, the highest contaminated level was 6400 kBq/m2, about 35 kilometres away, while caesium reached 1816 kBq/m2 in Nihonmatsu City and 1752 kBq/m2 in the town of Kawamata.

“Some of the numbers are really high,” says Gerhard Proehl, Head of Assessment & Management of Environmental Releases at the International Atomic Energy Agency.

There are many dependents to note that indicate the severity of the caesium as sandy soil releases it but clay containment binds it. Analysis has not been done on the different areas to see what type of land mass has come into contact with the caesium.

Either way, people need to be on the lookout for iodine 131 and caesium 137 contamination.

As well as the Japanese, US & Canadian government needs to be proactive in setting up testing and analysis to ensure as little contamination breach as possible. Our lives may very well depend on it.

Caesium 137 is water-soluble and the biological behavior of caesium is similar to that of potassium and rubidium.  

Once it enters the body, caesium centralizes in muscle tissues.

Experiments with dogs showed that a single dose of 3800 μCi/kg (approx. 44 μg/kg of caesium-137) is lethal within three weeks.

Good news- If caseium is accidentally swallowed (in the case of drinking containment tap water/milk or vegetables/fruits) , it can be treated with the chemical called Prussian blue, which binds to it chemically and then speeds it expulsion from the body.

Copyright (c) March 29, 2011. All rights reserved.

France’s first bombing of pro-Qaddafi forces in Libya.


French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Western air forces, with Arab League approval, had gone into action on Saturday over Libya and were preventing Muammar Gadhafi’s forces attacking the rebel city of Benghazi.

“As of now, our planes are preventing air attacks on the city of Benghazi,” he said adding that military action supported by France, Britain, the United States and Canada and backed by Arab nations could be halted if Gadhafi stopped his forces attacking.

“It’s a grave decision we’ve had to take,” Sarkozy said after meeting British Prime Minister David Cameron, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and other leaders in Paris.

“Along with our Arab, European and North American partners, France has decided to play its part before history.”

Sarkozy said of the meeting: “Those taking part agreed to put in place all necessary means, especially military, to enforce the decisions of the United Nations Security Council.

“This is why, in agreement with our partners, our air forces will counter any aggression by Colonel Gadhafi’s aircraft against the population of Benghazi,” he said.

“As of now, other French aircraft are ready to intervene against armored vehicles which threaten unarmed civilians.”

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who opposes military action, was also present and said afterward that Berlin also agreed that violence in Libya must end.

Sarkozy, briefing reporters said: “Colonel Gadhafi has scorned our warnings. In the past few hours his forces have intensified their murderous offensive.”

“The Libyan people need our aid and support. It’s our duty.”

“In Libya, a peaceful civilian population that is seeking only to be able to choose its own destiny has found itself in mortal danger. It’s our duty to respond to their appeal,” he said.

“Today we are intervening in Libya under the UN mandate with our partners and notably our Arab partners. We are doing it to protect the civilian population from the murderous madness of a regime that in killing its own people has lost all legitimacy.

“There is still time for Colonel Gadhafi to avoid the worst, by acting without delay and without reservations in accordance with all the demands of the international community. The door of international diplomacy will open again the moment attacks end.”

Indeed, the French are acting on their words as France’s first bombing of pro-Qaddafi forces in Libya was recently deemed a success at 12:12 pm EST.

Way to go France! Today I am standing with my fellow French Canadians in pride of our homeland.

Way to take the initative and show the opposition who’s boss.

Copyright (c) March 19, 2011. All rights reserved.

Published in: on March 19, 2011 at 5:41 pm  Comments (1)  

Fukushima water tested above safe limit on 3/17/11


Radioactive iodine in drinking water was at one point above government safety limits in the prefecture that hosts a radiation-spewing nuclear plant, the Health Ministry said early Saturday after reporting that trace amounts had also been detected in Tokyo and five other prefectures.

The Health Ministry said in a statement that iodine levels slightly above the limit were detected Thursday in Fukushima prefecture, the site of the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant where workers are scrambling to prevent radiation leaks.

On Friday, levels were about half that benchmark, and by Saturday they had fallen further.

Drinking one liter of water with the iodine at Thursday’s levels is the equivalent of receiving 1/88 of the radiation from a chest X-ray, said Kazuma Yokota, a spokesman for the prefecture’s disaster response headquarters.

Yet govt officials are failing to note that this is not a one instance case. This 1/88 of radiation will be a continuing force, as if one was getting chest x-rays once, twice or even three times a day.

Earlier, the ministry said tiny amounts of the iodine were found Friday in tap water in Tokyo and five other prefectures. The ministry says the amounts did not exceed government safety limits.

Comments regarding the specific detected amounts  were refused by the Japan and US govt.

It’s important to note that normal tests on water, which for decades were only done once a year, usually show no iodine.

Outside Fukushima, the highest reading was less than a third of the allowable limit.

Nuclear reactors at the Fukushima plant began leaking radiation in the days after the March 11 tsunami knocked out its cooling systems.

The crisis has raised public alarm about the threat to public heath, and earlier Saturday, the government acknowledged that tests found iodine in spinach and iodine and the radioactive element cesium in milk from some farms 20 to 75 miles (30 to 120 kilometers) from Fukushima.

Read more about the government acknowledgment of radiation possibility stemming from Japanese spinach and milk by visiting: https://theheartofamerica.wordpress.com/2011/03/19/radiation-has-been-found-in-milk-and-spinach-in-japan/

Japan’s top priority- Reactor #3, powered with plutonium.


Japan places top priority on Wednesday on efforts to cool down a plutonium-fuelled nuclear reactor, attempting at one stage to water-bomb the facility without success amid fears that authorities were running out of options to avert disaster.

The No.3 reactor is the only one of the quake-stricken Fukushima Daiichi plant’s six reactor units to be powered with plutonium, which is far more hazardous to health than uranium (even though uranium is a grave concern), which is used to power the other five reactors.

High radiation levels had stopped a military helicopter from dumping water on the No.3 reactor, local media said.

It was not clear if the helicopter was trying to pour water on an associated spent-fuel pool, a deep reservoir where spent nuclear fuel rods are kept.

Debris on roads has hampering efforts to bring in equipment, and there are plans to bulldoze a road into another part of the complex, the No.4 reactor, which is the second priority.

On Tuesday, an explosion blew two holes in the wall of a building housing the No.4 reactor unit’s spent-fuel pool, exposing it to the atmosphere.

Tokyo Electric also said it was not sure what was happening at the No.2 reactor, which saw a sudden drop in pressure.

The company said this might indicate it was being cooled or it could also be an ominous sign that there was a hole in the core container. Or it might just be a faulty pressure reading.

“We cannot with certainty say whether or not the core container is airtight,” the company official said.

The company also said it was pouring water at the reactors No.5 and No. 6, but it was also not immediately clear into which parts of those two reactor units.

It did say, however, that temperatures at the spent-fuel pools in those reactors had risen slightly since Wednesday morning.

There was water in the pools but it was having trouble circulating the water because of cooling-system problems.

Meanwhile, a wait and see approach is given to the escalating situation with the Japanese Government denying seriousness and refusing to give specific details in attempts to keep people calm.

I dont know about you but I would stay more calm if I knew what was expected.  Ignorance does not always result in bliss.

Copyright (c) March 16, 2011.  All rights reserved.