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    Massive Earthquake/Tsunami in Japan

    A magnitude 8.9 earthquake slammed Japan's northeastern coast Friday, unleashing a 13-foot (4-meter) tsunami that swept boats, cars, buildings and tons of debris miles inland. Fires triggered by the quake burned out of control up and down the coast.
    The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii said a tsunami warning was in effect for Japan, Russia, Marcus Island and the Northern Marianas. A tsunami watch has been issued for Guam, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia and the U.S. state of Hawaii.
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110311/...pan_earthquake
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    I'm watching a live feed with English translation of Japanese news. This is a massive disaster.

    http://www.breitbart.tv/live-stream-...ami-hit-japan/
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    Just got off the phone with a friend and his wife on vacation in Hawaii. They are seeking high ground. Their beach camp site isn't going to cut it according to the tsunami warnings predicted to be headed their way.
    Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.

    That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.

    If I lived every day like it was my last, the body count would be staggering.

    I intend to go in harm's way. -John Paul Jones

    Hunt the wolf, and bring light to the dark places that others fear to go. LT COL Dave Grossman

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    Not good news at all. I hope your friends fair well.
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    R.I.P. Arielle. 08/20/2010-09/16/2012


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    We are on a warning here as well.
    'Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a
    delusional, illogical liberal minority, and rabidly
    promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which
    holds forth the proposition that it is entirely
    possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'

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    Terrible.

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    It's horrible, I've been watching the news reports all morning. I hope your friends stay safe, Xiphos.




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    This might get a whole lot worse , folks. Fox News is reporting that an evacaution has been ordered in regards to a nuclear power plant in the quake zone......
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    I give the Japanese credit, as bad as this is imagine if it hit an area that is not built to their standards.

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkzV5AIK8iM
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    I'm off today, glued to Fox News. Wow, this is massive. Prayers to all in the damage path.
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    May the dead rest in peace. Hope the survivors are rescued and recover as quickly as possible.

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    Wow...just sitting here at the airport watching CNN....crazy footage...
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