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Chris LoweryAug. 24, 2016 - 09:13PM JST
Oh, goodness. What business is it of ours if Japan hunts whales? 'oh save the whales' they say, and for what? In what way does a whale protect us or do anything for your way of life ?
And don't get all Marin biologist on me, you know what I'm talking about. Are you afraid of the krill attacking you in the night? I mean really, what's the big deal?
Take those tens of millions and get help the homeless and other less fortunate, that's much more profitable in the long run, leave the the scientists alone. Let the Japanese people eat what they like. Heck even Peter in the bible figured it out. People can eat whatever they like, why can't the Japanese? Peace on the seven seas.
Posted in: Sea Shepherd to battle on after Japan whaling court deal in U.S.
Chris LoweryAug. 23, 2016 - 08:51PM JST
I just think perhaps Japan needs a bit more urgency in this matter. A few more ships, although state of the art, is just not going to pusuade China.
Japan needs to understand that the senkaku Islands are a core issue for China. They have a dedicated plan to retake those islands.
What I mean to say is that China is not thinking about taking those islands, they are on a course TO TAKE those islands right now. It may seem that there is some place for discussion, but in halls of the Chinese Government, there is none. It has already been decided. Japan needs to understand this and act accordingly, by defining it's goals with the Senkaku Islands and then immediately set about accomplishing those goals. If not, it's hard to think of Japan having those islands in the next 20 to 50 years. Peace on the seven seas. Look it up: http://www.worldaffairsjournal.org/blog/ellen-bork/china%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%98core-interests%E2%80%99
Posted in: Japan considers building more ships to patrol areas around Senkakus
Chris LoweryJun. 21, 2016 - 08:44PM JST
I have to give much respect to Japan on this.
Imagine if you made even the slightest with move with your hardware and your neighbors started sounding sirens and reporting all over the place.
This is just awesome preparedness, and a very good way of telling the North that Japan knows what they're doing in the slightest detail. It won't be necessary to fire a shot. It's beautiful. Japan will sleep safe tonight. Peace on the seven seas!
Posted in: SDF on alert for possible North Korean ballistic missile launch
Chris LoweryOct. 04, 2015 - 12:02PM JST
Lets remember that both Russia and China gave their veto 4 times at the security council when this all began with Syria
effectively blocking any effort for a diplomatic or armed resolution to this conflict since 2011. Lets just be clear.
(Lots more links available)
Just one example: 4 October 2011 S/2011/612 S/PV.6627,Middle East - Syria/China/Russian Federation
Doc ref: http://research.un.org/en/docs/sc/quick
This being known, anyone supporting Russian actions in Syria, have a serious information issue.
In fact Syria and Russia, as well as others not mentioned can be said to be directly responsible for the mass atrocities going on in Syria right this very moment.
Friends, never be deceived by rhetoric.
However, what must be done?
frankly put, and immediately,
-A safe zone with in Syria for all refugees, and or displaced by the conflict, with A U.N. military defense of it in place
with safe passage and amnesty for all western backed rebels, given they lay down arms, and give proof of their allegiance to cause. (this first part may well already be established but the safe passage clause i think is a new one.
-An international effort to remove all terrorist elements out of Syria. Syria, U.S. G.B, Russia, Iran, Turkey, Jordan, etc.
- By this I mean a coordinated effort, not the mess we have now.
-Re-establishment of Syrian borders. first by U.N. troops, then by a firm Syrian police force, way later down the road.
-A firm reinforced democratically established government, to the point of being able to police all provinces with in Syria.
-After all of the points mentioned have been put in place, then, and only then, the Assad Government should be brought to task over their war crimes. **
Ｈow does this happen?
Here's the 'WTH?' Moment,
Nothing is stopping any party from beginning this action. All the ground framework is already in place . They could begin this at any time.
Lets just hoe our leaders start exercising their statecraft skills before its too late
Posted in: Russia launches new wave of air raids in Syria
Chris LoweryMay. 08, 2015 - 01:27PM JST
But Samuragochi was forced to come clean last year after his ghostwriter emerged from the shadows to claim the mock maestro did not suffer from hearing loss—and couldn’t even write sheet music. - I take issue with this bit. What's the point of a ghostwriter? Yes Samuragochi did his bit. But there is a certain integrity to ghostwriting yes? Haven't there been other ghost writers for other noteworthy composers. In my, opinion, a great dishonesty has been done by all parties concerned, and yes this includes the ghostwriter himself, whose true motives must be questioned, because he knew the reprecussions that would take place before anyone could have.
This documentary though, this may be the one right thing out of it all.
And much apologies must go to the strong people of Tohoku, who might have used the music as a source of inspiration. Much love.
Posted in: Japan's 'Fake Beethoven' to star in documentary
Chris LoweryFeb. 24, 2015 - 06:51PM JST
Someone once said "You thought you were Billy Bad##$, Until you met Billy Bad##$ Then you figured out, hmm, 'I'm good at math'. This this is a concept Japan Sumo has failed to realize in regards to Mongolian wrestlers.
Japan Sumo must step up, and start earlier, harder with more compassion and more disipline, If they ever hope to be the best at they're own sport. If not, life is cold, so they better have a warm coat. I really don't think Hakuho is the best. Asasyouru could beat him anytime, I saw it time and again. I think Japanese wrestlers need to step up.
Posted in: Hakuho denies breaching sumo protocol
Chris LoweryFeb. 24, 2015 - 01:34PM JST
If only the economy ran on love and peace, with Bach and Motzart playing in the background. Perhaps one day it will. Until then God bless the prince for his wise words. I Think though in these days, American pragmatics may just be what Japan needs right now. It may lead to policies that may make a lesser man fear, but at this time Abe is doing the right thing. Let's hope it all turns to nothing more than retoric on one side and economic recovery for Japan on the other. Peace on the seven seas.
Posted in: Crown prince warns of need to remember World War II 'correctly'
Chris LoweryDec. 28, 2014 - 09:06PM JST
It's interesting how Onaga can not see the forest for the trees. The base relocation is going to happen. This is a done deal in advance. All that he is accomplishing is the hold up of thousands of jobs and contracts, and vitalization plans. That is why he got the snub. The rub will come when his term becomes irrelevant, and his budget is cut. Nakaima understood this, that is why he approved in the end. Forest for the trees Onaga, forest for the trees.
Posted in: New Okinawan governor snubbed by Abe, Suga
Chris LoweryJun. 22, 2014 - 11:16PM JST
He knew who Anne Frank wad, and a decision to deface books depicting her. Anne Frank people, not exactly the first pick for reading when it comes to the mentally incompetent, more than likely it was some kind of unchecked obsessive compulsive hate spree, by an otherwise very sane but strange soul, with anti semetic views. I am just glad the books were replaced. Peace
Posted in: No charges for man held in Anne Frank diary vandalism case
Chris LoweryApr. 06, 2014 - 06:33PM JST
After reading articles and comments from nature magazine, it seems that that there could have been a cover-up. Becauseyou will find that, the real issue aside from the photo's, is really the ability to duplicate ms Obokata's experiments. But as you will find, that may have something do with matierals used and lab conditions, as well as aptitude and competence. It would be very sad if she is tossed over the coals for not suffering incompetence.
What would be worse though is if this research is valid, and is lost because of it.
Posted in: Stem cell controversy sets back Japanese science
Chris LoweryFeb. 21, 2014 - 10:55AM JST
I won't comment on the judges, but I can say that, from my point-of-view, Yu-na gave this one away. Both Sotnikova and Kostner went for broke and attempted and landed 7 triples, while Yu-na played it safe at the end and landed a double, you could feel the disapointment. Yes, she skated beautifuly, but she didn't do all she could. She played it safe and gave away the gold. Anyone who watched with honest eyes would agree.
Posted in: Russia's Sotnikova stuns Kim to win figure skating gold; Asada 6th
Chris LoweryJan. 17, 2014 - 09:43AM JST
I think restraint is best. China cannot hope that a result in their favor will come.
The only thing that this may do is drum up home support for the government.
Their military strategists and think-tanks
must conclude that anything other than a war of words is utterly non profitable
Not so for Japan though.
Posted in: Japan brushes off China 'troublemaker' criticism of Abe
Chris LoweryJan. 07, 2014 - 10:05AM JST
I think it does us good to to remember the horror of when the dogs of war are let loose. No matter It's validity. Hiroshima is also another place to contemplate and to remember the horrors that should never be. And it goes without saying that physical mortal war should never be waged from anywhere. Let each country do its part, let us debate. But let's not be scornful. Peace on the seven seas.
Posted in: Bishop burned alive by Japanese troops in 1937 may become patron saint of abuse victims
Chris LoweryJan. 02, 2014 - 07:13PM JST
Lets remember, in 1920, Japan had a population of what 34~35 million on Japan proper? After the wars, it was 2x that. Today 126 million and change.
I would suggest, this population decrease is to be completley expected, and from a certain view probably welcome. Given, the numbers don't sound good, but I think It will work out for Japan in the end.
Chris LoweryDec. 31, 2013 - 06:49PM JST
You need a license to drive a car, be a tour guide, or have a gun. But any crazy on the street can be a father. Society must have some kind of common sense
mixed with 2 parts compassion and 1 part humility if we're going to ever make it friends. Rest in peace little man, your free now, in that big stadium in the sky. And your on the starting squad, no doubt. Peace on the seven seas †
Posted in: 9-year-old boy set on fire by his estranged father a week ago dies
Chris LoweryDec. 27, 2013 - 12:19PM JST
Looks like Justin will be "Winning!" Any time now, LOL! Maybe he should give Charlie a call, lots to talk about I'm sure. I can envision the comedy roast already.
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Chris LoweryDec. 17, 2013 - 09:37PM JST
And the march to proactive pacifism b
Posted in: Japan to buy stealth fighters, drones and submarines
Chris LoweryDec. 16, 2013 - 06:10PM JST
I'll agree, this kid is a lunatic. Unfortunately there is only one remedy. However,there are powers that are encouraging
His behavior. It's like, He is literally a product of cold-blooded destruction served cold. He serves powers that could care less about him or his country, his end will come with little remorse.
Posted in: Kerry says North Korea's leader reckless, ruthless
Chris LoweryDec. 11, 2013 - 06:28PM JST
Well I'll be, Japanese agraculture
takes up all but 1% of the Japanese GDP
and they managed to bring this thing to a grinding halt. You have to respect that.
Chris LoweryDec. 08, 2013 - 08:00PM JST
You know what ? God Bless South Korea, they have proven that there is alot of noise but nothing really to fear. No one is going to war, maybe a slight skirmish, someday, I've said before it may do each side some good to fire a few rounds down range, or over the bow, so to speak, just to keep the others honest, maybe they could hold joint war games or something, but truly there is a rough kind of tranquility going on, no matter what others may have tried to railroad it. Happy Holidays in Asia, everyone, never mind the bluster. Christmas came early-Peace on the seven seas†
Posted in: S Korea declares expanded air defense zone in disputed area
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