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This isn’t news I want to post. or believe.  Summer is my favorite time of year, and I’d love to spend every moment of it outdoors.  However, thanks to the persistence of Nathan Leal (4-5-11 broadcast here), I’ve decided to at least consider the fact that we may currently be receiving radioactive fallout over the entire United States.  What’s worse, this radioactive fallout may continue to drop over the U.S. for months.

(The current event has now been upgraded to a level 7 event (4/11/11).)

I recently took the time to watch a documentary on the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. (I couldn’t find the same YouTube channel where I watched it, but this is the same video.  It’s 1.5 hours long and is called ‘The Battle for Chernobyl’)  It is good ‘background’ for understanding the challenges we may be facing.

The thing to note now, is that the Fukushima nuclear plant has ten times the radioactive fuel that Chernobyl had, so its potential effect is much greater.

I’ve heard it said that simply ‘pouring concrete over’ the Fukushima plant (as they ended up doing at Chernobyl) is not as easy as one might imagine.  From watching the Chernobyl documentary, it became apparent that such an endeavor was both very risky and very complex.  Add to that, I have heard that Japan has no cement mixers and lacks the raw materials for making cement, and that such things would have to be imported before any such construction could begin.

I don’t claim to be your best source of news on this nuclear disaster.  In fact, I only occasionally look for info. on the situation.  As well as the links above, here is another source to investigate, as you seek out the truth for yourself:

Suite 101.com :   April 9, 2011 West Coast Radiation Update and Urgent Warning

(Update:  here is a site with continuing credible, honest analysis–by a nuclear scientist without any apparent agenda–of what is happening at Fukushima.)

There is plenty of info out there, about what supplements you can take, etc.  I’m not going to get into that.  You can seek out the information and pray as to what God would have you do for yourself and your family.  What I am going to do–hopefully–is help you learn  how to ‘visualize’ the radiation that may be falling into your environment.  Once you are aware of it, you can decide what you will do to minimize your exposure.

I will use Iodine 131 to explain.  In many ways, Iodine 131 is the least harmful of the radioactive elements that may reach us from Fukushima.  It is not the only radioactive element that may impact us though. But, for the sake of simplicity, I will just talk about this one.

According to Wikipedia, the ‘half life’ of iodine 131 is about 8 days.  Here is what that ‘half life’ means, in practical terms:

  • Day zero:
  • ——-  particles are 100% radioactive
  • Day 8:
  • ——-  50% radioactive  (half of day zero’s radioactivity is gone)
  • Day 16:
  • ——-  25% radioactive  (half of eight days ago’s radioactivity is gone)
  • Day 24:
  • ——-  12.5% radioactive (half of eight days ago’s radioactivity is gone)
  • Day 32:
  • ——-  6.25% radioactive (half of eight days ago’s radioactivity is gone)
  • Day 40:
  • ——-  3.125% radioactive (half of eight days ago’s radioactivity is gone)

The length of time for the radioactivity to drop to a ‘safe’ level depends on how much radioactivity you begin with.  Someone in your family is going to have to do the math.

So, for simplicity’s sake, lets say there was one event that released radiation and you received fallout one time.  You did the math and determined that, for it to be ‘safe’, you needed the radiation to be reduced to 25% of what it was on the day your received the fallout.  In that case, you would need to avoid the radiation for 16 days.

How would you avoid the radiation?  According to my understanding (and I am not an expert), these are some of the things you’d need to consider (we will assume the fallout came as rain):

  • You will not want to get the rain on you, or drink it (that goes for Fido too).
  • If you get it on you, it would be best to take off your clothes before coming inside–and leave them outside.
  • It would be best to dry off outside, and leave the towel outside.  (You do not want to leave a wet, radioactive trail through the house.)
  • Come inside and shower and shampoo.

Now you are safe inside your home–pretty much.  If you can stay inside for the next 16 days–great, not much to worry about!  That includes not having anything from outside coming in during that time–no pets or visitors tracking in,  no rain leaks, and no fresh breezes.

Now, curl up with a warm drink and look out the window.  Lets remember when it was raining and bringing down the radioactive fallout . . .

Here’s what happens outside:  Every where the rain falls is becoming covered with radioactive fallout.  Wherever puddles form, the radioactivity is higher.  If you collect rain in a rainbarrel, it will become a big radioactivity emitter until the radiation inside it has died down (decayed).

Notice that almost everything gets wet in the rain . . . every table, every chair, every wire, every leaf, every bird, every window, every inch of your roof, etc.

Now, imagine that everything that is wet is glowing orange.  Even after it dries, it continues to glow orange . . . because ‘drying’ just means that the water  has evaporated, but the radioactive dust remains.  Imagine everything that was wet as if it is now covered with a glowing orange dust.

When the wind blows, orange dust blows. Now, even places that didn’t get wet have their share of radioactive dust–this includes your porch.  (And inside your house, if the windows are open.)

All this radioactive dust, that is so easily blown around, is why you do not want Fido to go out, if it can be avoided.  If he must, imagine him afterwards, covered in orange, glowing dust (fur, feet, inside lungs now, etc.) .  Meet him outside the door and clean him up as best you can, then take him to the tub and rinse him down.

While in the bathroom, put your clothes in a trash bag. Take the bag of clothes, and Fido’s wet towel to the door, wiping the imaginary glowing orange dust off the floor behind you as you go.  Put the towel and the bag of clothes outside the door and plan to leave them there until ‘safe’ day.  (You’ll be doing lots of laundry that day!)  Go back in and take a shower.  After all this trouble, you may decide to give Fido just one meal a day for awhile!

Back to looking out the window . . . Notice again, that the orange glowing dust is everywhere.  Even when you are in the house, some of that glowing orange dust is not far away from you–because the radioactivity simply goes through walls, roof, windows, etc.  Not much is actually on the walls or windows–but if you have a big tree close to the house, notice that every single leaf is glowing orange and sending radioactivity towards you.  The ground is also glowing orange and sending up radioactivity.  The roof is glowing orange as radioactivity shines down on you from above.  And if water typically runs into your basement, orange radioactivity is shining up on you from there too.

Now, take stock of everything that is near your house–bushes, trees, rainbarrel (temporary radioactivity emitter), etc.   Imagine your walls are just a thin sheet of plastic, and visualize what is on the other side of the walls.   Now that you know where the radioactive particles are resting outside, you may want to consider finding a sitting place that  is as far away from radioactivity as possible.  (A room with no windows may not be the best place, if there are bushes and trees close to the walls outside–conversely, a room full of windows may be ok, if the floor is above ground level and there is nothing outside near the walls or windows of the room.)

So, this is how you live until ‘safe day’ . . . which is great, if there is only one ‘event’ and you receive fallout only once . . .  But lets say the threat is ongoing, and you receive another rainstorm on day 10 . . .  all of a sudden things get really complicated.

Now, the previous, partly decayed (no longer 100%) radioactive dust is washed off surfaces by the rain (new, contaminated rain).  Imagine it glowing radioactive red.  The old dust isn’t gone, it’s just mixed in with the rain, and ends up on the ground, making it the most radioactive surface–imagine it glowing and swirling red and orange.  Everything else is glowing red and tomorrow will be a radioactive red dust that will begin its process of decay.

The ground (and your rain barrel) now have the highest radioactivity.  Time to find out how much fallout you were exposed to this time and ‘reset’ the clock for how long you’ll need to stay inside before it’s ‘safe’.  Now the math is getting complicated, because you have to keep track of the old fallout and the new fallout.  And, every time it rains, it gets harder to figure out.

This is just one scenario.  It may not be that bad.  It may be that you are only getting trace amounts each time–but if you don’t know how much, and you aren’t doing the math: how do you know when you’ve had too much and need to stay inside awhile and take precautions?  Is it when it has rained twice?  Ten times? Twenty times?  Or is it when you’ve gotten two inches of rain?  Six inches?  Sixteen?  It is virtually impossible to know if you are not getting accurate information about what you are being exposed to and how much.

Lets say though, for the sake of argument, that by the grace of God we DO only get trace amounts throughout the summer, that it is only Iodine 131,  and that they are able to stop the radiation leakage soon.  This is an absolute best case, most optimistic scenario . . . and in my opinion, not likely.  But, if we are this fortunate, what do you need to do, to minimize your risk?

  • Rather than open windows, use  a/c.
  • Use good filters, and change them often.
  • Leave contaminated things outside the house.
  • Minimize what contamination you track and carry into the house.
  • Shower and shampoo after coming in from outdoors.
  • Wash your pets (very) often.
  • Keep pets in as much as possible.
  • Stay in as much as possible so you aren’t breathing in radioactive dust.
  • Wear a dust mask (over  mouth and nose) when outdoors.
  • Don’t collect rainwater unless you know it isn’t contaminated.
  • Wait a month or so to use rainwater you’ve recently collected.

If you really need to grow food outside, here are some ideas:

  • Plan to use a lot of tap water this summer–for cleaning the plants often, and for watering them.
  • Rinse the plants (and especially the edible parts) daily, taking care not to splash mud back onto the plants.
  • Consider covering the ground with plastic and planting through holes in the plastic.  If you use big staples or rocks to hold down the plastic, you can lift it up when you water (with tap water). This will help to reduce the amount of radioactive water the roots take up.
  • Plant things that don’t need to be eaten right away (like dried beans, dried corn, etc.).
  • Plan to can your produce and wait a few months to eat it.
  • Skip the greens, for now.  If you really want to eat vegetables fresh from the garden, grow something that can be washed and peeled.  Be sure to rinse the plants daily while they’re growing, and wash and peel before eating.
  • My guess is that root vegetables (carrots, turnips, potatoes, radishes, etc.) are probably not a good choice.  But, if you insist–cover the ground with plastic (as mentioned above) and be sure to wash the leaves of the plants daily, because plants do absorb things through their leaves.
  • Realize that you are increasing your risk by being outside.  Wear a dust mask.  Wear a hat.  Clean yourself up as much as possible before going inside.   Leave your clothes at the door.  Don’t track into the house.  Shower and shampoo.

Remember, like I said–this is a BEST case scenario and these suggestions are just a starting point, because things may not go this well at all.

You saw that for Iodine 131 (whose half-life is 8 days) to decay to 3% takes about 6 weeks.  The other possible radioactive contaminants have half-lives of many years–that means many years to be reduced from 100% just to 50%.

Most of the precautions listed above are not going to be anywhere near sufficient if we receive fallout of anything other than Iodine 131–or if we receive more than trace amounts of it (Iodine 131).

(Perhaps now it is a bit easier to understand why some people are so opposed to nuclear energy–and why some people are making such a ‘big fuss’ about what is going on now.)

For now, not much is being said.  For now, most people prefer to believe everything is ok (and those who may potentially have legal liability prefer it that way too).  But that doesn’t mean nothing is happening! That is precisely how the Chernobyl event was handled (and the BP spill . . .?).

For a nation that is prone to denial, an invisible, unreported danger is the easiest of all to ignore!

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In light of the immense suffering that the people of Japan are enduring, this must seem like a particularly callous question.  I am asking it, because God has raised up watchmen to prophesy judgment over America, and some of us are hearing that message quite often.   With such things at the forefront of our consciousness, it can be easy to assume that any Nation that is suffering disaster must be under God’s judgment.  However, that may not be the case.

I know very little of Japan, and do not have an answer to that question.  However, I do know that before God judges a nation, He raises up watchmen to give a warning and to call the people to repentance.  What do the Christians in Japan say?  Surely God does nothing without first telling His people.

I will share my feelings about the nation of Japan, though I certainly know very little.  Perhaps it will add another small facet of understanding, for those who ponder such things.

I know of Japan, that horrendous acts took place during their war with China.  Cruel, vicious crimes were committed.  The Japanese were a fierce and violent people.

Their lust for war plunged us into World War II, after their unprovoked (as far as I know) attack on Pearl Harbor.  The United States rose up in rage and nearly crushed Japan, when we bombed Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

After that, something changed in the heart of the Japanese people.  I don’t know that the Japanese people ever fell on their knees and repented before God.  I don’t know if they ever called out to God at all.  But I do know that they have  ‘proved their repentance by their deeds’ over more than six decades.

Since World War II, the people of Japan have become a people of civility, and industry.  They have lived quietly, worked with their hands, and created beauty.  They have kept their honor and their word.  They have found the law that God wrote upon their hearts, and they have lived it.

I don’t have the wisdom to say whether God is judging Japan–but I know that hardships come to all of us.  Sometimes they come to chasten us, and other times to refine us.

I urge you not to harden your hearts against the people of Japan . . . not to assume that they are being judged or merit the tremendous hardships that have befallen them.  And I urge you not to harden your heart against God . . . not to assume that He sent these disasters upon them.

Rather, hold the Japanese in your heart and pray for them to have strength.  Pray for God’s mercy upon them, in the weeks and months ahead.  Pray that this hardship further refines them, and brings forth even greater beauty from their souls.  And, most importantly, pray that they will turn their eyes to Jesus and find their strength and inspiration in Him.

 

3rd Seal-Black Horse-Famine

3rd Seal-Black Horse-Famine

If you doubt the warnings that you’ve been hearing, in regards to economic collapse in America, etc.–PLEASE listen to one last broadcast before you make up your mind:

Friday 1-14-11 broadcast

God warns His people–but when their hearts are hardened, they won’t heed His warnings.

‘When the Lamb opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature say, “Come!” I looked, and there before me was a black horse! Its rider was holding a pair of scales in his hand. Then I heard what sounded like a voice among the four living creatures, saying, “A quart of wheat for a day’s wages,and three quarts of barley for a day’s wages, and do not damage the oil and the wine!”’ Rev 6: 5-6

You will have to judge for yourself if this warning is true.  I believe it is.  PLEASE, for the sake of your families, listen and pray about it.

 

‘Gold, a safe investment’–are you sure about that?

Is God Judging America?

An Urgent Prophetic Warning For The People Of God!  (Part 1)

Latest Watchman’s Cry Message by Nathan Leal

6/25/10

Message 153:

Oil Eruption in the Gulf – Part 2 – Gulf Under Siege!

Vultures over Lady Liberty – A Dramatic Narrative

Topics in this audio:

1. Gulf of Mexico Under Siege!

2. Oil Eruption – Part 2

3. Is an Evacuation Coming?

4. Sermon: Finding Spiritual Understanding of God! Finding out what to do!

This is a very important message that everyone must hear!

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Message 145 – Scorched Earth: Pole Shift / 2012 – Benjamin Baruch Interview
“The Earth Shall Reel to and Fro” – Isaiah 24:20

Message 151: “Scorched Earth-Solar EMP (Part 2) – Benjamin Baruch Interview”
“This audio covers the worse case scenario of a Solar EMP!”

5/27/10

Message 152:

“Oil Eruption in the Gulf – The Waters are Poison!”
“Prepare to see the Poisoning of the Water…! ( A prophecy April 2008)
Judgment has Begun! Why are these things happening?
The Oil Eruption in the Gulf of Mexico. How bad will it get?

by Nathan Leal

 

(More audio messages: http://www.watchmanscry.com/audio.html)

Update 6/28:

Here is a link to some awesome (but very sad) photos, given to me by ‘code’:

Here’s a perfect example of Nathan Leal’s report on the oil spill….’

An Urgent Prophetic Warning For The People Of God!  (Part 2)

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Message 145 – Scorched Earth: Pole Shift / 2012 – Benjamin Baruch Interview
“The Earth Shall Reel to and Fro” – Isaiah 24:20

Message 151: “Scorched Earth-Solar EMP (Part 2) – Benjamin Baruch Interview”
“This audio covers the worse case scenario of a Solar EMP!”

There is a whole group of people that we, in our modern society have ignored, to our own peril. Certain people are just born gatekeepers–watchmen if you will, or whistle blowers.

If you look at our worst disasters, there were people who had been trying to warn us. The 9/11 attacks . . . Bernie Madoff’s ponzi scheme . . . protests against the Vietnam War . . . What about the ‘Green Revolution’, genetically modified crops, exploitation by multinational corporations . . . (oh, I’ll bet you haven’t heard about the results of some of these things, but you will).

Our failure to listen has brought us to where we are now–and there is more to come. We have been ‘sowing bad seed’ for quite awhile. Not all of it has reached fruit-bearing age yet.

Why is it that our society has this blind spot? Certain people are just more tuned in to their intuition, the Spirit of God and/or the ‘collective consciousness’. They are able to forecast trends or see a few steps ahead of the masses.

If a person uses this gift to advance himself by channeling it into creating a business, it rises to the top, they become well-known and we marvel at their foresight. But those who try to use it for the well-being of others, to warn them of impending problems, we label as extremists or nut jobs. Why is this?

One of my theories is that, in our time at least, what they say has tended to conflict with somebody’s bottom line. We have elevated the corporation to the status of a god–and God forbid we should do or say anything that questions the motives, or threatens the intentions of this god!

Capitalism is good, but not perfect. (I am a capitalist too, make no mistake, because I don’t know of a better system. But, in its present form, I think it is completely corrupt–a system that perpetrates greed, exploitation, and corruption.) It is seriously flawed if it operates without ethical oversight.

The reverence and worship for the American Corporation that we hear today, in the words of so many proponents of capitalism, reveals their blind spot, their Achille’s heel if you will. They are under its spell.

Are we starting to see the character of this god yet? Have all the fiascos of the last couple of decades, and especially the last year, not caught our attention? CORRUPT! Without our watchmen at the gates, corruption thrives! Our politicians have long been ‘in bed’ with these multinational corporations (and international banks–just another kind of multinational corporation). Together, they have formed a shadow government that is really in charge of much of the world *.

And who is it that stands to gain the most from silencing the voices of the gatekeepers? The corrupt political/corporate/banking government. They marginalize and discredit the voices of opposition. This is always the way it works–discredit the witness.

But, here is something to consider–what do the parties involved stand to gain? Doesn’t the fact that the gatekeeper/whistleblower has nothing to gain lend him more credibility? Doesn’t the fact that he is willing to speak out, sometimes at GREAT personal risk, lend him even greater credibility? Can we not believe that not everyone can be bought, that not everyone is motivated by greed? No, instead we are suspicious of someone whose motives we can’t uncover.

There IS a certain breed of people, motivated by the desire for justice and the welfare of others! Many people can’t understand such a motivation, and believe it is just a cover for something sinister, or for a mental defect. But most of us respect that calling if it is channeled into a career as a pastor, teacher or social worker!

It is time to wake up and realize that what we have needed has been here all along. Every society has its watchmen. They are legitimate in their calling, and they are our first line of defense–against corruption, tyranny, exploitation, etc., etc, etc. It’s time to seek them out and listen!!

* The Bible refers to this present-day political/corporate/banking government, in Revelation, as ‘Babylon the Great’. Some call it ‘The Whore of Babylon’.

 

It’s Time To Push Back!

America–Hijacked!!

 

 

(written 2/6/09)

Part I

We are usually unaware of how our perceptions and understanding of life are filtered through our paradigm. That paradigm is shaped by our experiences, our friends, our family , the people in our lives, the media. ‘That’s just the way things are’ or ‘That’s how things work’ or ‘That’s how things should be’—that is our paradigm. Anything outside of our paradigm is ‘impossible’ or ‘unthinkable’. Few of us think to question it. But, the American Paradigm is about to be shattered.

When we have observed people with whom nothing makes sense , whose explanations are full of holes, and whose actions seem illogical at best, we begin to doubt their honesty. Most honest people operate from the paradigm that others are honest and it is very confusing to them when confronted with the incongruency of a dishonest person. Other dishonest people aren’t fooled, because they operate from a different paradigm—one that allows for the possibility than any other person may also be dishonest. Innocence, naivette, gullibility, call it what you will. Take a small child who believes in Santa Claus and confront him with the truth. He will call upon the most absurd explanations to preserve his paradigm! When our paradigm is shown to be false, we are shaken to our core.

God often teaches us by patterns. For the past few years, and certainly accelerating in recent days, are the uncoverings of dishonesty in people and institutions that we have trusted. Lets assume the acceleration is God’s way of speaking LOUDLY to us, of putting an exclamation point at the end of the lesson. What might this lesson be? What might each of these uncoverings be foreshadowing? Are they beginning to put some cracks into the American Paradigm . . . beginning to open our eyes to things that seemed unthinkable . . . impossible?

When you look around you does everything seem to be coming apart? Is everything happening too quickly to make sense of it? Are we calling upon absurd explanations to make sense of all that is unfolding around us? ‘The American People’ are very optimistic, generous, and naïve. That is at the core of our paradigm. But, what if there really is evil afoot? What if there really are people who are not concerned with the common good, but rather, with their own ambitions? No, that’s not news, we can all agree on that. We’ve seen that for a number of years, and certainly, accelerating in recent days. But what might this foreshadow? What might God want to open our eyes to . . . to warn us about? What is coming?

Part II

The president of the United States loves The American People and seeks for their good, for their best . . . the president of the United States is a benevolent leader whose patriotism is beyond question . . . the president represents the will of those who elected him . . . the president’s will is to honor the high calling of serving and protecting The American People. Paradigm.

What if his will superseded the will of The American People? What if he was neither serving, nor protecting The American People? When we observed him, would nothing make sense? Would his explanations be full of holes? Would his actions seem illogical at best?

If he were corrupt, dishonest and concerned with his own ambitions . . . if he was not working for our good . . . if he was not benevolent . . . not patriotic . . . what could his agenda possibly be? Who is more powerful than the President of the United States? Who COULD BE more powerful than the President . . . ? What more could he desire? Power corrupts.

What if he felt called, chosen, destined . . . to unite and lead the world?

Part III

What would it take to unite the world? Country against country, clan against clan, family against family . . . what could possibly be big enough to unite the world? It must be a believable threat. Whether or not it be true is irrelevant. What is crucial is that the threat be credible to people all over the world and soon affect them personally. A threat that no one could escape. A terrible shadow looming over all of mankind. An urgent mandate to unite against a common threat. Something huge enough to make us oblivious to a shift of power, or to clamor for it, in light of the threat we faced. Global warming . . . economic collapse . . . pandemic . . . natural disaster . . .

Part II Revisited

What if he felt called, chosen, destined . . . to unite and lead the world?

Would his patriotism . . . to the entire world . . . not be more noble than allegiance to just one country?

In the name of world peace and unity he could undermine his country . . . disarm them . . . reverse the old policies . . . make concessions . . . negotiate with terrorists . . . empower the downtrodden . . . reconcile age-old enemies . . . and be revered as . . . Savior Of The World.

A new paradigm bursts forth! The deceptive explanations, the illogical actions . . . it all fits now. It all makes sense. All the pieces are coming together-quickly. The confusion gives way to clarity, the nagging doubts become certainty, the senseless now makes perfect sense. Thunder resounds as The American Paradigm is shattered and crumbles to the ground. Tears fall like rain and the people shriek in rage . . . betrayed, betrayed, betrayed . . .

 

Oh Yes He Does Get It!