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Brian WhewaySep. 02, 2014 - 01:33AM JST
I went to the USA not so long ago, and I was having a chat with the resterant staff, they were gob smacked when i told them that all rifles/shotguns/pistols in the UK are to locked in steel cabinets, and they are checked by the police on a regular basis, and restrictions on the amount of ammo that you could posses at any given time, I told them that if you was to walk around town with a rifle on show that you would have the armed response team barring down on you with loaded rifles and then you would be strait of to jail, also the length of time and paper work that you have to go through just to own any firearms IE medical record, background checked (police) equipment checked, and so on. they found it staggering that the restriction are so tight. mind you we don't have high school shooting or instructor being shot either, so there is something in it having tight regulations!!
Posted in: U.S. gun tourism grows in popularity
Brian WhewayAug. 25, 2014 - 05:06PM JST
if you take a row of seat out of the plane, you will have more leg room but the cost of those lost passengers will have to be spread out among the rest of the pasangers so the price goes up, sorry but you can't have it both ways
Posted in: Airline seat discomfort top gripe among Southeast Asian travelers
Brian WhewayAug. 24, 2014 - 05:17PM JST
I think this picture is rigged, lets have 6 more pictures at the same time on Monday Tuesday w,t, f and saturday to give us a comparison to see if its really that deserted, I can see that a 1 % rise in taxes will stop people instantly stop shopping,
Posted in: Business is bad
Brian WhewayAug. 23, 2014 - 03:03PM JST
"would have minimal impact given that less than one-third of all companies pay taxes."
some people would say that this loop hole needs to be closed, large companies don't pay tax, well they should! so 2/3of them don't pay tax...HELLO! Iam no finical expert but if these companies were targeted and made to pay tax, the country would gain millions if not billions in taxes for the government.
Posted in: Ex-PM Noda says failure to raise sales tax would pose big risk
Brian WhewayAug. 23, 2014 - 02:41PM JST
one thing that has pop up for me and its the issue of insurance, since the car was over crowded will they be insured? we all know what the insurance companies are like, any thing to cop out of paying up.
Posted in: 3 Japanese students killed, 5 injured in California car crash
Brian WhewayAug. 22, 2014 - 03:54PM JST
0ne shot in each leg will put some one down, but the cop must be a crap shot, why? the shots are in the arm rather than in the chest which is a bigger target, trying to shoot some one in the arm at a longish range is going to put other people in the danger zone, because if he misses the bullets can carry on going until they hit something or some one. the tension will go on for a very long time and will they trust in the cops be 100%? i doubt it!
Posted in: Autopsy shows Missouri teen shot 6 times, including twice in head; unrest continues
Brian WhewayAug. 21, 2014 - 03:53PM JST
Gogogo, I find your remarks rather narrow-minded and offensive, have you thought that the girl might just be terrified? scared? a lot of woman are scared of giving birth, so why should she be any different? it could be that her one off boy friend is not there to support her, does even know about the pregnancy? may be here parents are narrow-minded, old fashioned, she could have brought shame on the family name, especially if she's not married, we don't know what the full story is yet, so please don't judge people instantly until you know ALL of the facts, yes its wrong to kill the baby, i agree with every body on that point. Gogogo have you got any children? was you scared? Iam sure this memories will be with her for the rest of her life, and at some point she will properly regret her mistake, give the girl a bit of slack please.
Posted in: 17-year-old girl arrested over death of newborn infant
Brian WhewayAug. 19, 2014 - 03:47PM JST
500 yen ..£3.00 is it worth bothering with? infact £3.00 is a bit of an insult.
Posted in: Hokkaido hotel offers discounts for bald guests
Brian WhewayAug. 12, 2014 - 03:47PM JST
"One man jumped and the second man did likewise, in what police believe may have been a joint suicide."
The JP have an amazing powers of deduction, all crimes will be solved within 10 minutes at this rate. I hope the train driver gets counciling after this, do they??
Posted in: 2 men jump to deaths from train platform in Tokyo
Brian WhewayAug. 12, 2014 - 03:41PM JST
What ever film Robin did he made me laugh, god knows what he would of been like to live with, I've seen him with one or two people that interview him, he was so quick with funny replies, they could not keep up with his humour, his family have lost a farther,husband, but the world has lost a genius. such a sad loss for everyone!!
Posted in: Actor-comedian Robin Williams found dead in apparent suicide
Brian WhewayAug. 12, 2014 - 03:25PM JST
In the UK there wage is about £5.50, Jeees thats poor! just remind me how much did AKB 48 machine make last year? thats right $220 million dollars. I think they need to get there hands in there pockets a bit more!!
Posted in: AKB48 recruiting part-timers for Y1,000 per hour
Brian WhewayAug. 11, 2014 - 03:49PM JST
"The coast guard on Monday resumed searching for a man who went missing apparently while surfing off Wakayama in western Japan during the storm"
How bl***y stupid can people get! ?
Posted in: Typhoon leaves up to 10 dead, dozens injured
Brian WhewayAug. 10, 2014 - 04:13PM JST
its time to brake out those 100 yen umbrellas !! you just to keep dry folks!!
Posted in: Typhoon makes landfall near Kochi
Brian WhewayAug. 07, 2014 - 03:22PM JST
"The box had been placed alongside a number of other similar boxes."
all you will have to do is such for a local English art student! its something that we would have in one of our art galleries in London.
Posted in: Woman's body found in cardboard box
Brian WhewayAug. 07, 2014 - 03:16PM JST
Anti stupidity, your bang on mate ! we, have to think LONG term not short term, fossil fuel IS running out now, so we have to change our perspection of burning polluting fossil fuels.
Posted in: Japan's nuclear restart may be delayed until 2015
Brian WhewayAug. 04, 2014 - 03:26PM JST
I could help out where elderly parents who has altzimers or a dementia can be found quickly and returned home safe and sound, good idea!!
Posted in: Bluetooth device prevents children from getting lost
Brian WhewayAug. 04, 2014 - 03:20PM JST
the more solar panels are put up, this will create more demand on the panel producers, in the long run the price of mass produced items comes down so it makes sense to install and produce more keeping cost down, its cleaner its free electricity why not?
Posted in: Future grows darker for solar energy growth in Japan
Brian WhewayAug. 03, 2014 - 03:28PM JST
what a load of crap!!
Posted in: BABYMETAL plays first ever U.S. show
Brian WhewayAug. 03, 2014 - 03:24PM JST
Stupid robber, what a doughnut!!
“That’s right sonny there on the third isle by the bread” said the elderly manager.
Posted in: Digital-age robber foiled by analog elderly woman at convenience store in Fukuoka
Brian WhewayAug. 02, 2014 - 04:01PM JST
I see a lot of people slagging of Abe san, well your politicians over the last past 15 year have made a mess of Japans economics, and its been stuck in the doldrums for years with economic stagnation, its about time some one did something compleatly different to change things, lets face it your politicians have been stuck in with there old traditional ways, and its clear they have not worked, give the guy a chance lets see what differace he makes, but its something that can't be done overnight, its going to take years to get better, all that he is doing now is sowing the seed for your and Japans future
Posted in: Japan PM tells Brazil 'Abenomics' working, time to do more business
Sep. 02, 2014 - 03:33AM JST
JoiceRojoSep. 02, 2014 - 03:18AM JST
Somehow I was reminded of the third book of "Hunger…
Posted in: Neuroscientists say it's possible to overwrite bad memories
Sep. 02, 2014 - 03:28AM JST
Europeans did not slaughter 20 milllion chinese. Imperial army did. Of course you don't find that…
Posted in: With eye on Japan, China announces national 'Martyrs' Day'
Sep. 02, 2014 - 03:23AM JST
I wonder if JT is going to carry the story of the 14 Sea Shepherd eco-terrorists…
Posted in: Dolphin-hunting season kicks off in Taiji
Sep. 02, 2014 - 03:18AM JST
Somehow I was reminded of the third book of "Hunger Games" trilogy (Mockinjay) it sounds scary…
Sep. 02, 2014 - 03:17AM JST
You're basing your logic on several false assumptions:
SenseNotSoCommonSep. 02, 2014 - 02:16AM JST