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    Equality

    I totally turned around a small, fledgling English school with the vision of turning English learning on its head.

    Okay ... that sounds interesting. What is your new, inventive method?!

    The Power English (PE) approach is communication based, getting people to speak and speak naturally.

    Wow! You use the communicative approach, like 90% of North American ESL programs and about 2/3 of native English teacher led university and adult EFL programs in Japan! (Yawn)

    Posted in: Turning English learning on its head

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    Best to avoid all these chains if possible, or at least cut down on the number of visits.

    Posted in: KFC faces pressure after McDonald's says no antibiotics in chicken

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    @25years - Not true. Israel's only enemies are the countries that want it destroyed, including most Arab countries (+ Iran) in the Middle East plus some other Muslim majority countries around the world. If people wanted to kill you and me, would that not make them our enemies?

    Posted in: Relax, Israel - if your ally is working with your enemy, it doesn't make them friends

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    Such a fitting photo of Abe and Aso having a good laugh while they help drive Japan into even greater insolvency through debt financing. With the political opposition in shambles, it looks like they will unfortunately get the last laugh.

    Posted in: Lower house passes record Y96.34 trillion budget

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    I can't wait for the book and movie to come out!

    Posted in: Nut rage flight attendant sues Korean Air, former exec

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    "Our immigration policy is predicated on equality, which is guaranteed in Japan."

    HahahahaHAHAHAHA!!!!

    Posted in: Ex-adviser to Abe praises apartheid as means of immigration control

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    @kurisupisu - Quite a list of non-facts there. How about some sources to back them up?

    bulldozing to death (literally ) international observers

    You're obviously referring to the Rachel Corrie incident (who is one person, by the way, not "observers". The driver of the bulldozer testified in court that it was an accident.

    torture of children

    Now you're just being ridiculous. What's next, "serving Palestinian babies as hors d'oeuvres"?

    Posted in: Abe talks business with tough line on peace during Israel visit

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    Every time there is suicide involved, you have a good reason to believe that there is foul play involved. This leads me to believe that it was an inside job to distract attention from the media in which police was the perpetrator and out of a sudden it becomes the victim. The powers out there are dirty and do all kinds of things.

    Either that, or

    The officers' killer, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, committed suicide shortly after the brazen daytime ambush on a Brooklyn street. Investigators say Brinsley was an emotionally disturbed loner who had made references online to the killings this summer of Garner and Brown, vowing to put "wings on pigs" in retaliation.

    Hmm ... I wonder which one is true?


    Posted in: NY mayor eulogizes slain officer as police outside turn backs on him

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    Totally agree with randomenigma about the hypocrisy of the lawsuit. "Unfair Competition" is what most airlines should BE SUED FOR, given their collusive practice of jacking up airfares during peak periods. Not to mention the huge increase in ticket prices when oil has expensive, but no reduction in those prices since the price plummeted.

    Posted in: Airline, travel site sue over 'hacked' airfares

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    It would be better to package it as a volunteer experience, with a small(er) amount of money being paid out to cover expenses. Calling it a "Heavy Snow Region Experience Tour" seems pretty sly to me.

    Posted in: Town in Hiroshima Pref offering snow-shovelling tours

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    > I'm not saying it's the woman's fault, but it's been my observation that many young Japanese women are too naive and trusting. They go overseas and if they meet a local (usually male) who speaks even a smattering of Japanese, they can rather easily get picked up

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    Let's say that sentence is correct and/or is a genuine observational belief. Do you really think (in hindsight) it's appropriate to mention such a 'delicate' topic at this time when the news has just broke. Put yourself in the the place of this young woman's parents, imagine them reading what you wrote .....

    I totally agree with you, Noob, and was dismayed (and actually a bit disgusted) to read what Underdawg wrote. The woman who was gang raped over three weeks may have been a bit too trusting, but what happened to her was NOT her fault IN ANY WAY WHATSOEVER.

    Posted in: Indian police arrest 3 for gang rape of Japanese scholar

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    Anyone not wanting to eat their cigarette alit, should better put it out in my presence.

    I'm only going to places where smoking is not allowed...

    Lucky for the smokers .... they won't have their lit cigarettes jammed down their throats by Ebisen.

    Posted in: Smoke haters go after smokers with a vengeance

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    We have a way to prove that we have nothing to do with the case without resorting to torture, as what the CIA does, [North Korea] said.

    LOL Yeah ... I guess all the UN and Amnesty International reports, in addition to what dozens of escaped dissidents have to say, is untrue then.

    Posted in: N Korea proposes joint probe with U.S. over Sony hacking

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    The fact that anyone would believe the hateful lies from this 'writer' is sad in itself.

    Posted in: Sankei newspaper apologizes over ad for anti-Semitic books

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    Classic quirky Japan! Love the blushing tooth as well. Nice touch. :-)

    Posted in: New Lotte chewing gum promotion features cool guys to suit every taste

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    Amusing and well written article, plus the additional smile from choiwaruoyaji's comment. Glad I stopped by!

    Posted in: Megastore keeps boxes of change at register for you to use

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    I agree with Southwest Yamatojin. Maybe if there were more than seven outdoor trash cans in the entire city of Tokyo, people would have a place to discard their garbage (slight exaggeration, but not by much)! The sarin gas attacks were more than 20 years ago, and there's still a paucity of trash cans in Tokyo. People can't be expected to carry their garbage around with them all night, can they?

    Posted in: Halloween revelers turn Shibuya into garbage dump

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    When you have been consistently attacked and under threat for 65 years, you get used to it.

    Posted in: Why Israel loses no sleep over Islamic State

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    I think a few posters missed the point of the nurse's criticism. It wasn't that she was quarantined, it was how she was quarantined.

    Hickox, who was transferred from the airport to a hospital where she was placed in isolation, described a confusing and upsetting experience at the airport and worried the same treatment was in store for other American health workers trying to help combat the epidemic.

    "I ... thought of many colleagues who will return home to America and face the same ordeal, Hickox wrote in an article published on Saturday by The Dallas Morning. 'Will they be made to feel like criminals and prisoners"?

    Posted in: U.S. nurse quarantined over Ebola criticizes her treatment

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    "No good deed goes unpunished."

    Posted in: Man revives woman with AED, but branded 'pervert' for removing her clothes to apply electrode pads

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