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HonestDictatorSep. 02, 2014 - 05:21AM JST
What business does the US have with the ME? Pretty much the same business that worldwide oil conglomerates around the world have. Those with the money control how the government moves it appears. Very sad times.
Posted in: Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, U.S.
HonestDictatorAug. 31, 2014 - 02:54PM JST
Shoulda cut that oil/cash/leech line a long time ago... And I do find it funny that SA is "worried" the extremists will come back to bite them in the butt. Considering that SA is considered the birthplace of Islam the Islamists just might feel SA isn't "muslim" enough by their standards and take out the monarchy.
HonestDictatorAug. 31, 2014 - 11:54AM JST
Having had a previous relationship with an HK girl for nearly 3 years I can definitely agree that many HKers don't really like the mainland. While she did have relatives in China, she didn't like visiting there as she found the lack of "manners" and cleanliness very deplorable. She moved back to HK a few years ago and I'm pretty sure she's not happy with what is happening to her birthplace right about now.
I'm just hoping the HKers are strong and willing enough to fight tooth and nail to protect the rights they had before Beijing was returned control of the region.
Posted in: China warns against foreign meddling in Hong Kong
HonestDictatorAug. 30, 2014 - 11:26AM JST
I think now would be a good time for the UN to start flexing some UN muscle to at least retrieve it's peacekeeping force. Time to start the, "You mess with one of us you mess with all of us..." method. That's what IS motto has been, time to give back to them in kind.
Posted in: 75 Philippine U.N. peacekeepers defy Syria rebels after 43 Fijians seized
HonestDictatorAug. 29, 2014 - 01:48PM JST
All this stupidity really makes me PO. China could be such an awesome country to have in the UN and security council if it at least didn't have the CCP at the reigns. Why does everything in the world have to be so effed up with stupid "leadership"? Not that I don't include my own country in that list at times.
Posted in: China tells U.S. to stop 'close-in' surveillance
HonestDictatorAug. 29, 2014 - 01:42PM JST
Keeping a small number of soldiers in Iraq wouldn't have done squat, what would have done squat is if the Iraqi government had gotten itself together and worked together like a nation united instead of bickering over power. IS wouldn't have gotten so far if the Shiites and Sunni's got their heads out their butts. But then again that's what you get with clan/tribal thinking...
Unfortunately nobody has a crystal ball to tell the future and neither does the Obama administration and US military seem to have the chess skills to predict all the potential outcomes of every move they make and the enemy makes which would have helped a ton. I do remember writing a nice letter to the white house during the beginning of the Syrian implosion stating what a damned stupid idea it was to assist the "rebels"(at the time these folks were known as...) and telling them exactly what was going to happen is that the POTUS and his admin can't guarantee these guys weren't Islamists or infiltrated by them.
While it's fine for those of us who are US citizens to comment our opinions here on this site, make sure you're being a more active citizen and start writing our concerns to congress, the senate, and the white house. We have to go beyond just voting during election time. Make sure you use common courtesy and diplomatic conversation to get your point across. No expletive filled letters that don't give our government constructive criticism or ideas to fix the situation. Just giving hints on what we need to do to voice our displeasure at the decisions a lot of the people we've put in government have been making.
Posted in: IS executes scores of Syrian troops; Obama admits he has no strategy
HonestDictatorAug. 29, 2014 - 11:52AM JST
Wow, talk about delusional. With free thinking citizens living in democratic countries having that train of thought, who needs enemies. I'm not saying the US military is all sparkles and glitter perfect at their collateral damage (which I'd also love to see drop to 0%), but at least they specifically sit around targeting weddings, mosques, markets, schools , sports events, and holiday gatherings unlike many Islamists organizations that can easily be named do.
Posted in: Australia steps up efforts to prevent youth joining extremist groups
HonestDictatorAug. 29, 2014 - 11:41AM JST
Hey, it just says IS "claims" big difference between actual verification. Remember to believe none of what you hear and half of what you see unless you're there in person.
HonestDictatorAug. 29, 2014 - 11:38AM JST
Depends on whether the surveillance was truly in internationally agreed airspace or not. If it was in internationally agreed airspace but in China's wanna-be over extended ADIZ then China's blowing bunk again and please do something stupid China. Your regime change has been long overdue.
HonestDictatorAug. 29, 2014 - 11:29AM JST
Most hilarious thing I've ever heard. Don't name a character "Kitty" if it's not supposed to be a cat. How about Hello moon faced whisker girl! I don't think this is very important, but who came up with the idea that a kitty ain't a baby cat?
Posted in: Hello Kitty not a cat, has never been: Sanrio
HonestDictatorAug. 27, 2014 - 08:58AM JST
Looks like the UK is going to have to take a much more serious look into what's going on under the surface.
Posted in: Report finds 1,400 children sexually exploited in northern England town
HonestDictatorAug. 27, 2014 - 08:35AM JST
70 years old? A politician? Apparantly not a high ranking political figure to be given diplomatic immunity? Not that I'd expect China to actually respect that any way.
Sad way to go man, they'll have you executed so fast just to satisfy their nationalistic government egos. Never mind the 2 Afrikaans that supposedly gave him a suitcase. Another reason to not do business with China. The CCP will take his business and make it their own once they're done.
Posted in: Japanese councillor denies drug charges at China trial
HonestDictatorAug. 27, 2014 - 08:25AM JST
It's both funny and sad at the same time. But I guess it's a great way to get attention for AIDS awareness in Japan.
Posted in: Boob Aid: Porn queens to take part in 24-hour 'squeeze-a-thon'
HonestDictatorAug. 27, 2014 - 07:57AM JST
If we start with the historical blame game Frungy, it all squarely falls on the old European nations and their colonial expansion for the glory of ye olde empires. Without that, there would be no US, no Canada, etc...
We're dealing with the now, the current. Unless you really do want to be held responsible for the decisions of people that are mostly dead and made decisions for your country before you were even born. The more Islamists are recruiting youths that obviously didn't live 50 years ago.
HonestDictatorAug. 27, 2014 - 01:07AM JST
If Japan was so much under the influence of the US, then why is explicit sexual acts on fim or print and even "art" illegal still? Odd they didn't adopt that one law available from the US that allows a lot of obscene stuff bought behind closed doors or concealed packages the Japanese government could save a lot of money and focus on targeting serious stuff like pedophila, prostitution rackets, etc. But to stoop so low as to censor what someone posts as art because some old fuddy duddy is offended.... Get rid of that law, and tell them if they're offended they shouldn't stand there and keep looking at it.
Posted in: Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art forced to cover up 'obscene' photos following complaint
HonestDictatorAug. 27, 2014 - 12:56AM JST
I'm sure in your world Frungy the Islamists will stop being able to "recruit" when the US and allied nations just "leave", but the Islamists have their own propaganda that they've been continuously spreading that goes beyond "the west is killing innocent muslims!"
In case you don't understand, simply put, they will always find an excuse to continue their bloodshed ideology.
Boko Haram ring a bell? The US has how much dealings with African nations that are under assault? Thailand? India? Phillipines? What about the consistent mass persecution of non-muslim people and apostates in their range??? And yet Islamist groups are attacking people that have nothing to do with Islam nor the "western devil".
Their main goal is to create a core Islamic dominant society capable of overtaking any civilized modern country (oh that's whats happening in the UK and AUS right now isn't it?) and expecting "peace" if everyone is muslim (which we've already seen the results of that kind of thinking on a much smaller scale in Islamic governed countries.) in which you will no longer have any rights that you're currently used to using right now. Read up on the Cairo declaration in which the basic human rights as stated by the UN gave too much equality and rights to everyone, so they had to come up with a separate version for many Islamic governed nations which literally stripped things like free speech (they wanted their blasphemy laws), freedom of religion (Only if you're muslim or plan to become muslim!),
As non-PC as it sounds, I'm pretty sure the only way to stop Islamic extremism in civilized countries is to quite literally ban its practice within a nations borders. Islam has created nothing but problems abroad in it's bid to "validate" itself.
And so thanks to it's actions, freedom of religion will be ruined because of it.
HonestDictatorAug. 26, 2014 - 12:15PM JST
Sorry, I just thought it was a tennis game gone bad and a fight started... and then I read the title. Bee causin' trouble. If it didn't start nothin' there wouldn't bee nothin' xD
Posted in: Advantage bee
HonestDictatorAug. 25, 2014 - 01:08PM JST
Personally I believe that the ban should only apply to anything that hides a person's identity (aka the burqa or anything else that specifically covers the face to hide one's identity). Just because someone else might take offense to someone's turban, or cross, or niqab, etc, just means people who become too PC will lose their freedom of expression.
Once again, the state should not be ruled by religion, and religion should not be slave to the state. Keep that in mind.
Posted in: In some countries, there is a ban on adults and children wearing religious clothing and symbols such as burqas, veils, head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crucifixes in public places like schools, recreational facilities and so on. What’s your stance?
HonestDictatorAug. 25, 2014 - 12:50PM JST
Sad to hear, but he did live a nice long life. At least he is already immortalized in film. RIP Attenborough.
Posted in: Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90
HonestDictatorAug. 23, 2014 - 11:50AM JST
Can't they all just... get along? All I know is the direct question to them every single time one or another group tries to get controlling powers over the other is, "How can you stop IS if you're stuck on arguing with each other all the time?" United we stand, divided we fall. If they can't comprehend the absolute truth behind that old quote then it shows just how badly their brains have permanently been planted up the exit end of their digestive tracts.
Posted in: Mosque attack kills 64 in Iraq; Sunnis halt talks
Sep. 02, 2014 - 08:34PM JST
Gotta love it. Just like certain nations having to prove they have no WMDs. Get ready…
Posted in: Japan to seek return of all its citizens held by North Korea
Sep. 02, 2014 - 08:33PM JST
This is good news! I like that.
Posted in: Japan, India to step up security, economic cooperation
Sep. 02, 2014 - 08:31PM JST
To me, It is not an important matter. I don't understand why Japan keep insisting in…
Sep. 02, 2014 - 08:24PM JST
I am a japanese descendent living in the West. Here, when a superior comes to me…
Posted in: Sailor's suicide caused by bullying, MSDF admits
Sep. 02, 2014 - 08:16PM JST
This is a question for Wikipedia...
Posted in: Which country has the best high-speed rail technology in the world?