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Christopher LoweryAug. 10, 2012 - 11:56AM JST
I think what gets on other sprinters nerves,is that, Bolt originally did not even like the 100, that he just ran it because he was told to by his coaches. His true love was the 200. So, then he comes in and blows everyone away at the 100, and didn't think much of it, while most other 100 meter runners, paticularly the U.S. Runners, have made it there whole life to excel at the event, to the extent we see, of some taking steroids, and damaging there bodies. That's not condoning them, but tells of the seriousness in Which alot of he athletes address the event. Never the less, Bolt is the best. And up until bolt, the U.S. Were no more in humility than Bolt. i think it will do us some good to eat humble pie for a while, and learn to run faster, sometimes the best thing that can happen is for someone like Bolt to come around, and push us to be better. Peace.
Posted in: Lightning Bolt strikes twice to win 200-meter gold; Eaton takes decathlon
Christopher LoweryAug. 06, 2012 - 07:05PM JST
This is real special trio here. We can see three distinct levels and style of play, as well mental makeup. its like each one was specificly crafted to fit this team from the beginng. For instance, you have Ai Chan, skill but much more emotion, than both her two team mates. ishikawa, seemingly no emotion, but is an absolute machine at the table. She is almost technically perfect in here craft, yet again, little personality, like I said, a machine, she seems synthetic. Now hirano, has the steady temperment, yet it seems that also has this kind of 'first prototype' style demeanor. But she has experience. And a calm about her. And so you have this very different three types, yet they fit very well. i wish them the best.
Posted in: Japanese women reach table tennis final
Christopher LoweryJul. 23, 2012 - 09:53PM JST
I'm not sure if the Japanese understood the difference between 'gaining understanding' and 'permission to deploy' they are entirely different. I really think there was a serious communication problem, and it led to all the the hard feelings. I think mabye that these two phrases may tend to mean the same thing in Japan, however in reality, and especially with american diplomacy, there is a vast difference, and I feel this may have led to drastic misunderstanding, not only this time, but many other times in the past. I am sure there were miscommunicational forces at work, and this led to the false sense of understanding. It really is too bad, I hope the Japanese can deal with it appropriatly, and we can move on from this at a quick pace. Japan, much love.
Posted in: Protests as 12 Osprey aircraft arrive at Iwakuni
Christopher LoweryJul. 23, 2012 - 12:47PM JST
You know, this program started in the 1890's! It's amazing we are just now getting a curriculi put together. Also why, do we not use the phrase "once again please" or "one more time please" more? Japanese seem to pick this phrase up pretty quick, even JHS,and HS students do. What, or even pardon, seem a bit abrasive to me. But tohis own style. i especially liked number 18, The english teacher is not good enough to teach. I got to tell you, brutal honesty only make you get better at the craft if you can embrace it. If someone saus something like that about you teaching, it about time to step your game. Peace.
Posted in: Junior high school English in Japan from the perspective of students
Christopher LoweryJul. 21, 2012 - 09:32PM JST
It's interesting that they caught him by his car, and there was no struggle. That's strange. He's a college grad. That's strange. Full body armor, a bit odd that, that he could purched this. All weapons and ammmunition legally purchased, this is the only thing in this entire senerio that seems legit, and it kicker is, it really should not be. This is all going somewhere too strange. Our society is really hurting. He shot almost everyone. Good God, what's next?
Posted in: Vigil held after massacre at Colorado cinema
Christopher LoweryJun. 23, 2012 - 01:01PM JST
Truth be told, I really like Honda, he's like ramped up version of hide Nakata. He even has the arrogance to boot. He is definitely a better player than kagawa, in that he has good leadership skills, is very strong, an has tremedous skils, and is very good at conserving his energy on the field and changing the pace of the game with good measure. However, it would be correct to assume that many teams do not want another alpha type player on their team, and His knee is a hinderence. Coach Zaccheroni certainly likes him and appreiciates his services, as well he should, he is very unique. kagawa however, has lot's of players who are just as good as him, but he fits the type foriegn squads are looking for in a japanese player, quick, skillful, standard, good looking and will sell t-shirts, if they wanted a star player, they would have went to Africa, Brazil, or even stayed at home. I feel for Honda , I think he actually deserves a nice contract, He'd make good use of it. But I still like watching him play. He's just playing in the wrong era. 10 years from now, We'll be begging for a player like him.
Posted in: Kagawa? It's Honda who drives Japan
Christopher LoweryJun. 18, 2012 - 01:18PM JST
What? People thought eygpt was going to hand over it's country to a religion that wants nothing more than to eliminate, possibly it's freedoms, through it's islamic laws? C'mon, have just a little common sense. This is Egypt,Egypt, you know the military has no intention of letting that happen, and I for one, don't blame them. Just look at ahfganistan. i know it was a different stand of Islam, but still. And you know what the muslims did, to all the historical monuments in ahfganistan right? They destroyed them. The Egyptian militItary and who's who, of peop,e who can have influence, have no intention of letting there be even the slightest chance of that happening. And I am pretty sure the egyptians themselves feel the same way, no matter how taken away they are by the circumstances. in the end they will probably side with the military. Just give it time. I k ow there are a host of other issues to deal with, but in this instance, I think what the military did was not a bad thing.
Posted in: Muslim Brotherhood claims presidential victory in Egypt
Christopher LoweryJun. 14, 2012 - 11:10AM JST
“Preliminary steps in making an atomic submarine have started and we hope to see the use of ... nuclear submarines in the navy in the future,” deputy navy commander Abbas Zamini was quoted as saying by Iran’s Fars News Agency.
I believe we need to slow down with our assumptions, 'Preliminary steps' has a very very vague meaning to it. That could be nothing more than an off-handed discussion being made public for all we know. Thats like saying, they are in the studying process. It would seem, that this nothing more than a diplomatic move to gain leverage. And nothing more.
Let's also understand that they'hope to see the use of' nuclear submarines in their navy, they still did not specify that they would be built by them. We have actually two seperate statements, packed with lots of questions, and hopes, but no real proof of development. Until then, lets keep the guns in the holsters boys. The west still holds the gauntlet.
Posted in: Iran plans to build nuclear-powered submarine
May. 24, 2013 - 02:54PM JST
I didn't know what Sweden expected by letting in hundreds of thousands of ppl from some…
Posted in: Cars, schools torched in 5th night of Stockholm riots
How stupid. In Winter, the sun would be going down at 3:00 pm, and people would…
Posted in: Gov't considers setting clock ahead by two hours
I dig BB guns but this is just ghey
Posted in: Tokyo Marui comes to play with replica sniper rifles, pistols and grenade launchers
May. 24, 2013 - 02:53PM JST
I don't support being tolerant of other people's intolerance. If you want to disallow gays…
Posted in: Boy Scouts approve plan to accept openly gay boys, but not leaders
May. 24, 2013 - 02:51PM JST
People who yell "ban those replicas" don't have the slightest spark of knowledge about Japanese mentality.