8.9 quake over there. Lots of footage of fires burning, too. Some at refineries.
God, I hope that their tsunami warning systems were adequate to evacuate most of the people in the coastal areas that I’ve been seeing washed completely the fuck away. Gigantic ships are capsized. I’m talking cruise ships.
They’re talking about tsunami warnings for Hawaii, too.
Those of you who are religious should be offering prayers.
This should be a no-brainer for the Obama Administration, where they offer help–military help, especially–to our most important ally in East Asia. Once the seas are calm enough, the Navy has to be on its way. Any other response is inconceivable, but you never know with this team. One of the things my mind flashed to was, “Could China take the lead on aid?” I hope not.
This is gonna be bad. I think there’s gonna be a big body count when this is over.
Update: I’m not sure if this is legit, but this is what I’ve found so far for the Japanese Red Cross. If they’re legit, you might want to donate.
Yeah. WAKE SOMEONE THE FUCK UP AND GET MOVING!!!