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GWOct. 13, 2015 - 10:35PM JST
Actually they ARE extremely clueless!
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GWOct. 13, 2015 - 06:47PM JST
After reading this I feel re-assured all will be well.....................................NOT!
Who the hell knows what this blurb even means!! How the hell are we supposed to remember all the hair brained "promises" made & never kept
This is all theatre of the VERY absurd!! Aint going to end well!
GWOct. 13, 2015 - 12:59PM JST
I am VERY aware of all that, the US let Japan off the hook to an extent, BUT its been Japan since WWI ended that's been digging its own grave & responsible for the decline since the 80s.
MOST of the blame is Japans, the yanks have kept the genie in the bottle for 70+yrs now, Japan SHOULD have grown up but IT decided not too.
Wouldn't it be sad to see all Japans progress get flushed down the drain for all the WRONG reasons, its truly incredible sitting here watching Japan totally blow things since I arrived in the beginning of the 90s, what a train wreck we have all hitched ourselves too
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GWOct. 13, 2015 - 12:44PM JST
I have been saying for decades that that SAME scary easy to influence Japanese that killed millions across Asia & even treated THEIR OWN incredibly badly is STILL THERE just below the surface.............
I think suga has CLEARLY shown that psychotic madman mentality, and yes the masses NEVER stand up to this madness & the majority are buying 150% into this utter non-sense!
So what REALLY has Japan learned from WWII, clearly not near as much as we all had hoped, scary times could be upon us.
Keep those exit strategies updated!
GWOct. 13, 2015 - 09:05AM JST
OMFG!! Wow just WOW!! This is the real UGLY side of Japan in plain sight!!
And to those who say Japan has apologised for WWII I give suga!! What an utter disgrace!
Another truly embarrassing day to be living in Japan.
Way to go Japan YOUR making China look GOOD, that takes SOME DOING, but suga just DID IT!
The US may want to dust off plans about containing the genie!
GWOct. 13, 2015 - 12:10AM JST
Japan is simply being rather DAFT by trying to USE Hiroshima to get a US prez to stop by for a visit............in a word LAME!
Japan grow up! The J-govt owes MANY MANY MANY more apologies to its OWN people for what IT DID in WWII!
That said if the timing is right I would have NO PROBLEM seeing a US prez visit Hiroshima(and or Nagasaki), but not on Japans agenda!
And I say this as one who is NOT a yank.
Posted in: U.S. was reluctant for Japan to hold G-7 summit in Hiroshima
GWOct. 12, 2015 - 11:41PM JST
I didn't read anything about any equipment there checking radiation levels.....
Safety needs to be DEMONSTRATED, not just a bunch of talk
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GWOct. 12, 2015 - 12:55PM JST
Good stuff, ie stuff it to all these damned ads, its a reason I come to HATE going online, all the CRAP you can be bombarded with is beyond annoying!
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GWOct. 12, 2015 - 12:48PM JST
Ok lady film stars I agree! I think both men & women in the flick business should make what I would make if I decided to be an actor LOL, THAT would make going to the movies & MAKING movies a LOT cheaper!
There you happy now!!
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GWOct. 12, 2015 - 12:45PM JST
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GWOct. 12, 2015 - 12:02PM JST
Good job for Japan, 3 out of 4, nicely done. Loved watching Japan control lots of scrums & mauls!
Hoping Japan can keep up the momentum!
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GWOct. 11, 2015 - 01:59PM JST
Folks the TPP & Japans inefficient primitive farming are unrelated, its just a coincidence TPP is happening now is all.
For decades since WWII Japan has done very little to improve yields on farmed lands, NOTHING to do with the TPP!
The TPP would only shine more light of the dreadful "planning" Japan has done wrt farming!
The Govt & JA effectively KILL an innovation.
And the vast hectares unused are NOT sitting fallow(which is good) they are being reclaimed by mother nature, which means more costs if they want to be farmed in the future.
Japan agriculture is a MASSIVE problem no one wants to do anything about, but the masses including pay BIGTIME for this lazy BS farm policy!
Forget the TPP Japan should improve its farming methods to simply produce more food & less cost, Japan is its own worst enemy NOT the TPP!
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GWOct. 11, 2015 - 12:59AM JST
Boy oh boy a TRULY embarrassing day to be living in Japan! Japans politicians have NO SHAME!
Someone mentioned about Japans logic being different, sorry its not different, its just LACKING, same with common sense, not too common wrt to J-politicians I am afraid
Japan REALLY knows how to make itself look REALLY bad, way to go, NOT!
Japan face & admit your damned history!
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GWOct. 10, 2015 - 12:00PM JST
Yep, sadly nothing really has changed, womens lot in Japan hasn't changed & still pretty much impossible to prosper by staying IN Japan, abe says he wants to change this.............again wont put my $$ on that bet!
That said well done Beppu-san! Japan needs MANY more like her!
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GWOct. 10, 2015 - 11:52AM JST
Yeah something needs to change, current it is the ROCK & ROLL hall of fame, so they should either stick with Rock & Roll only or change the damned name to the MUSIC hall of fame or something else.
I have no probs with rap hip hop & nasty Janet, its just they AINT R&R!!!
Likely easiest to just change the name of this damned place
That said The Cars were definitely a unique cool band back in the day, lots of other good artists named, some just are not R&R is all...............ok now carry on!
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GWOct. 10, 2015 - 11:16AM JST
I slag abe a lot because he deserves it, on agriculture I would LOVE to see some real progress of making larger farms, pooling of resources etc, a lot can be done, but a lot of the older farmers are usually reluctant to change the "way" farming is done.
I live in a pretty inaka environment & it wuld be SO EASY to make larger rice fields for example, the farmers plots are scattered like a checker board, if they could just line them up & increase the size they could easily handle more hectares, ditto with combines & storage sheds, instead of each farmer having a mini set of machinery & fascilities they could combine & easily bump up efficiency ................. will it start to happen, will JA get dis-banded............not sure I would risk my $$$ on that bet!
Posted in: Abe vows to turn farming from defensive to offensive sector under TPP
GWOct. 09, 2015 - 10:38PM JST
What a shame that Japan has totally blown wrt to the nasty bits of WWII history, the sex slave issue one of many, Japan could be light years ahead of where she is now in all this, such a waste & for WHAT!
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GWOct. 09, 2015 - 02:43PM JST
Lots of good observations & ideas on this thread. Its SO obvious to many here that Japan went off its rails in the 80s & has continued to stay off course.
As I have often said Japan is in DIRE need of a total Re Invention, a new restoration, work life balance is horribly messed up, & as a few have VERY correctly pointed out Tokyo & other big cities are LITERALLY killing the country off!
I blows my mind how these politicians are so totally CLUELESS, how do they make people this daft! And yeah although I would like to be proven wrong I doubt this guy did much for & with his kids............
I however as I often say ! DONT care much anymore, I make a good life for ME & my WIFE, that I have some control over so am doing ok, however until the locals face up to THEIR reality & deal with it, the rot will continue....
I also think the depopulation of Japan is going to take off & rise MUCH quicker than predicted by the ldp twits! The future is bleak, those with kids make sure they have 2 languages & a 2nd passport!!
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GWOct. 09, 2015 - 11:31AM JST
Pedo pop simple as that, I know the mods don't like me telling it like it is, but what other label would fit!
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GWOct. 09, 2015 - 11:20AM JST
Guess they haven't heard of the invention of sunscreen lotion haha
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Oct. 14, 2015 - 06:18AM JST
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Oct. 14, 2015 - 05:40AM JST
If the people of okinawa don't want it, then nobody should force the issue.
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I don't see how there is much of three act story to tell here.
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Oct. 14, 2015 - 05:38AM JST
Attacking an embassy. Right.
Lest anyone forget what a danger Islamist rebels pose.
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