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GWDec. 05, 2013 - 02:33PM JST
Damn, another reason not to bother climbing Fuji-san!! Yeow!
Posted in: It's really regrettable that we were unable to save him, and we're sorry.
GWDec. 05, 2013 - 12:51PM JST
Its becoming clearer by the day that creating the monster that China is today has been a mistake, now that its more & more likely that China will have to be contained, de-fanged its going to get ugly at times, perhaps massively so.
Wont be pretty no matter what roads are taken here on
Posted in: China gives no ground to Biden in air defense zone dispute
GWDec. 05, 2013 - 12:06PM JST
Loaded with stereotypes & truth HAHAAaaa!
Just makes me glad I am not Japanese, being Gaijin gives one SO MUCH MORE freedom in Japan, I wouldn't be able to take it otherwise
Hopefully over time more Japanese will figure out they only have one life, I see so much waste of peoples lives all over the place & most aren't really even busy workwise.............snooze ya lose!!!
Posted in: 7 things that surprise Japanese people working in offices overseas
GWDec. 03, 2013 - 09:39PM JST
I stopped eating tuna about 8yrs ago, I remember when tuna was something a Japanese occasionally had a piece or two, then by the late 90s you would see people gorging themselves on tuna, it was disgusting & still is to see so many Japanese obliviously stuffing lots of tuna in their chops! Far too many Japanese have no idea what conservation is & tuna's days are clearly numbered, its sad to witness their decimation.
For christs sake if things are endangered DONT EAT THEM! Its a simple concept
Posted in: Showdown looms for lucrative tuna industry
GWDec. 03, 2013 - 11:32AM JST
Like I have been saying for a while, you long timers sure you wanna grow old in Japan, I sure dont
Posted in: Elderly people's manners increasingly deplorable
GWDec. 03, 2013 - 11:08AM JST
Thank god I avoid the idiot box for the most part, a good way to maintain some sanity!
Posted in: 'Jejeje,' 'omotenashi,' 'baigaeshi,' 'imadesho' voted top buzzwords for 2013
GWNov. 30, 2013 - 11:25AM JST
Folks here seem to have missed what this is all REALLY about!
That is keeping taxes(more like pilfering tho!) coming in to feed the bureaucrats, over time smaller cars have become more popular meaning less taxes to feed the bureaucracies that are parasites on us all. So they simply are trying to maintain their selfish cash flow, nothing more but a lot less for US!!!
Posted in: Proposal to triple taxes on K-cars raises concerns among rural drivers
GWNov. 29, 2013 - 11:13AM JST
China stupid China!
At this rate your going to be left all on your own, heck even Russia & NKorea might ditch you!
Note to China, if you want to have a hope of prospering in this world you MUST learn to get along with other countries NOT create conflict, is that really so hard to understand??
Or are you so frightened of your own people now that you have to "create" all this tension outside China to keep your own people from making internal changes????
Like I have said many a times China is a fire cracker, the fuse has been lit!! Only question is will China explode, implode or BOTH.
Either way the rest of the world is in for some nastiness wrt China however this goes down
Posted in: China sends planes into air zone after Japan, S Korea defy rules
GWNov. 27, 2013 - 06:21PM JST
Very refreshing read! If Japan let more people like her lead here just think of the possibilities
Way to go!
Posted in: Cosmo PR: Getting the right message out
GWNov. 24, 2013 - 11:06PM JST
Japan since WWII to put it simply hasn't after 70yrs come to terms with WWII. Instead of admitting what it did it threw $$$ around & signed some paperwork & then has continuously white washed what it did.
As for Japans constitution.........well that was FORCED onto Japan, which thankfully it accepted, but it wasn't accepted with open arms in the beginning, so Japan can only take credit for not changing it as it didn't make it.
Now back on topic as I said China's govt is off its friggin rocker with its gross utter stupidity with regards to many of its neighbours.
And Japan aint no angel in all this but China has beyond stupid of late, they must really be worried about their own people turning on its own govt to be going down this road!
Posted in: China warns North Korea; blames Japan for tension
GWNov. 24, 2013 - 03:11PM JST
Japan aint no angel that's for sure but China is pretty much off its rocker & the rest of the world at some point may have to put her out of our collective misery!
GWNov. 19, 2013 - 11:41PM JST
Wish I could get someone to stand & hold my credentials!!!
Posted in: Kennedy meets emperor in ceremonial pomp broadcast live on TV
GWNov. 18, 2013 - 01:32PM JST
The problem with Japan, especially guys like abe is that they don't know about morals or patriotism so cannot possible teach any.
We all know what abe wants & that's to be able to lay the white washing on a hundred times thicker than its already being laid down now.
I have often said if Japan had dealt with its history from the 1930s onwards that japan would be in a much better place now, but unfortunately Japan took & continues to take the wrong roads which lead to worse & worse relations vis a vis China, Korea etc.
Don't get me wrong Korea & China BOTH have things messed up as well historically but Japan has really sold its people/country down the river & there doesn't appear to be any way of stopping it now
Posted in: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants patriotism and moral education included in school curricula in Japan. Do you think this is a good idea?
GWNov. 16, 2013 - 11:31AM JST
Funny how during the bidding process Tokyo trumpeted about its HUGE war chest of $$$$$$
Then on winning its pointed out that the Tokyo govt isn't going to fund the main stadium........WTF!
And yes no matter how much downsizing & cost trimming there appears to be its pretty much guaranteed the final budget for this monstrosity will double at the very least, I bet it will at least triple in costs unless its seriously scled back & downsized!
That's just the way Japan ""works""
Posted in: Tokyo to keep to Olympic plans despite costs
GWNov. 14, 2013 - 10:24AM JST
“It is very difficult. There are many cases to be reviewed,” he said.
“It is very difficult. There are many cases to be reviewed,” he said.
That's clearly an understatement! Mob and bank/companies/politician/loan sharks(I mean finance companies) etc have all been tied together now for decades, all this is another charade meant to look like they are doing something when they aren't really doing too much
Posted in: Aso vows crackdown on mob loans after Mizuho chief testifies in Diet
GWNov. 08, 2013 - 10:01AM JST
This like others of its ilk are "popular" for ALL the wrong reasons.
This stuff will keep the pedo's happy though, YUCKKKKKK
Posted in: Local Fukuoka idol already a hit on Internet
GWNov. 08, 2013 - 09:53AM JST
Ouch! Nicely done!!!
Posted in: Japan stations missiles on Pacific gateway island
GWNov. 08, 2013 - 09:41AM JST
Simple because there is also a lot of lieing when it concerns J-food as well, should be obvious but apparently not!
Posted in: Luxury Okura hotel chain ensnared in food-label scandal
GWNov. 08, 2013 - 09:12AM JST
Folks as some have been saying we are STILL only at the tip of the iceburg!!!
This goes WAY WAY WAY beyond hotels & restuarants
It also goes WAY beyond food!
Basically what most should now realize is that there is precious little oversight in most areas of the economy, including all the STUPID regulatory "authorities" , the are all just BS to drive of costs & kick backs, but do next to NOTHING for the people of Japan
But guess what, we have been here before with milk, rice etc & once again the locals will NOT learn & continue to allow themselves to lied to & CHEATED & their wallets will continue to lighten!!!
GWNov. 06, 2013 - 09:22AM JST
So so soooooo glad I didn't grow up here with this kind of bloody non-sense!
Posted in: It’s difficult to uncover violence because members of the sports community are concerned that it could affect their athletic careers.
Dec. 06, 2013 - 09:35AM JST
The Japanese people all need to stand up in protest right now? The Government knows this…
Posted in: Tempers flare in Diet over state secrets bill
Dec. 06, 2013 - 09:34AM JST
I don't believe it, and you shouldn't either.
Microsoft has no interest in user security or…
Posted in: Microsoft moves to assure international business customers on spying
Dec. 06, 2013 - 09:33AM JST
Japanese politicians should be aware of gambling addict destroy young diplomat career and damage Japanese diplomats'…
Posted in: Japanese diplomat held over arson, embezzlement at embassy in Congo
Dec. 06, 2013 - 09:32AM JST
@Alphaape - Japans press club system of journalism is designed to keep the people in the…
Wrong person? Shouldnt they do/shout at Abe?
Posted in: Democracy in action