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Jay QueApr. 26, 2016 - 09:55AM JST
Kishida-sans' stance, rings a bell within my childhood memories.
Red Riding Hood says "Oh Granny, what big ears you've got!" and the wolf replies "All the better to hear you with, my dear!" Red Riding Hood says "Oh Granny, what big teeth you've got!" and the wolf replies "All the better to eat you with, my dear!"
Posted in: Kishida says China's maritime expansion making world 'worried'
Jay QueApr. 17, 2016 - 07:52PM JST
Grateful that the US military is there to help our best friends and ally, Japan. What good is having a military deployed outside US borders, unless it is in a position to do good when urgently needed? Best wishes from your friends. Be strong!
Posted in: U.S. military to help rescue quake victims as landslide threat grows
Jay QueApr. 13, 2016 - 08:58AM JST
Japan's view of the US elections... hmm.
He gave this speech this morning at a private club that I belong to, located in midtown Manhattan, where last night I met my first choice of the pack - which was Senator Rand Paul.
An informal video or his talk can be seen here: https://youtu.be/o8mi0eQ1kXo
The club was first formed by Women Suffragettes in the 1920's: http://www.wnrc.org/web/pages/about To those fellow Republicans in Japan reading this, keep your chin up! To the handful of folks who seem to be filled with vinegar over Republicanism, take two bromoseltzers...
My girlfriend in Shinjuku really can't stand Trump, who many long time Republicans do not even count as being a real Republican; he's just a disaffected right wing isolationist democrat.
Here's how I, as a long time Republican, have viewed current events:
Imagine being a passenger waiting for the boarding call to get on your flight. In walks in the crew all nicely dressed and smiling. Then a couple pilots arrive brusquely. There's something wrong. They start shouting at each other, one throws a roundhouse punch, another chucks an overnight bag at a steward, and then two pilots get each other into a headlock. And you are in the airport terminal waiting room, expecting to go somewhere. Thus, we have, the Republican primaries.
Posted in: Kasich says Trump, Cruz will lead U.S. down 'path of darkness'
Jay QueApr. 02, 2016 - 10:56AM JST
At first I thought this was an April Fools joke.
Jay QueApr. 01, 2016 - 10:33AM JST
As a kid I used to catch blowfish by the the dozen in the waters off Shelter Island off the East End of Long Island, NY USA, but clearly the Japanese variety has that poisonous side that ours do not. My relatives loved them, easy to skin (no scales) and cook like light chicken breast. I would look at the fugu fish on display in the windows of places near Kabuki-cho amidst the young yak street urchins and wonder what the big deal was about these rather docile and somewhat common fish.
Posted in: Osaka police raid elite 'tiger blowfish' restaurant
Jay QueMar. 06, 2016 - 10:04PM JST
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Jay QueMar. 01, 2016 - 08:38AM JST
Seems like a small group of plaintive furtive sheep, bleating for an iron handed regime to go light. Asking a wolf not to be a wolf. No one talking boldly about Democracy, Freedom, Human Rights. Nope. Little boy puts finger in dam, dam still busts wide open. The story won't change with light handed diplomacy.
"In the letters, the ambassadors asked China to open both draft laws to another round of public consultations."
Posted in: Major powers team up to tell China of concerns over new laws
Jay QueFeb. 22, 2016 - 09:03PM JST
I have experienced phenonema after the death of my loved one, unexplainable. Never before nor since. Not during the middle ages, my friends.
Jay QueFeb. 04, 2016 - 09:05PM JST
I shall remember this boy and his family this morning when I pray in church, as I do every morning, where I remember by own dearly loved one, who passed away from this world in the same way. too many, too many. r.i.p.
Posted in: 14-year-old boy found dead in apparent suicide at home
Jay QueJan. 20, 2016 - 11:52AM JST
Normal tranquil relations between democratic nations are natural, while democracies & dictatorships will never have normal tranquil relations. If your neighbor beats his wife, and you love your wife, what kind of relation can one expect?
Jay QueJan. 18, 2016 - 09:01PM JST
In the US a lot of this is tied to abuse of addictive prescription medication, pain meds, mood meds, either legally prescribed or otherwise. I wonder what the difference is between the US and Japan in this regard? (I look into this subject closely, having lost a loved one...)
Posted in: No. of suicides in Japan drops below 25,000 for first time in 18 years
Jay QueJan. 18, 2016 - 08:51PM JST
Any piece of paper with a picture of Mao Tse Tung on it, is fools gold in my opinion. Eventually it will collapse.
Posted in: China orders foreign banks to hold yuan
Jay QueJan. 17, 2016 - 10:00AM JST
I second OssanAmerica's sentiment, a hearty Congratulations to the people of Taiwan, a proud and strong Democracy with Chinese characters, free, independent, in control of their own destiny; a beacon for those suffering under dictatorial regimes everywhere. Best of luck to you! - Joe Quinn, New York City
Posted in: Taiwan elects 1st female president, rejects pro-China party
Jay QueDec. 07, 2015 - 09:57AM JST
Umm, get married and be faithful?
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Jay QueNov. 02, 2015 - 01:34PM JST
While interesting I sense that it is highly unlikely the writers are or will ever be voters in Republican primaries. Outsiders looking in and scratching their heads, as if viewing some strange animals in a zoo. Kind of like what Sen Ted Cruz said of the cnbc "moderators" who were intent on creating a "cage match". Oh those dang wacky conservatives pitted against the establishment, replaying itself... not. . Sorry, No cigar is won by this opinion piece. I think we have some great candidates and a deep bench for filling in an excellent Cabinet. Personally, I have always liked Rand, and Kasich. By the way, I have a humorous wish. That Donald Trump be named our next Ambassador to the UN, to help transition that property in Kips Bay Manhattan into a Casino with special zoning status, keeping its international oasis netherworld status; the normal laws of the USA still won't apply there, but Pappa Donald will be in charge of the security to eject the poor losers. And "the enemies". Ah, just a dream. This, coming from a former RNC staffer circa 1981-82, during the early Reagan years. (I was a national advanceman.) What highly dramatic and great days those were, and in 2016+ the best is yet to come! (Oh, ps - I am just waiting for that email to me from the moderator saying "Off Topic, Opinion Removed! Happens so frequently... wonder why? )
Posted in: Primaries are what keep GOP out of the White House
Jay QueOct. 21, 2015 - 08:55PM JST
On an article about Japans plutonium and the PRC's hypocricy, the US hater(s) come out (no peace/protect). Whoa, way to go! Got me convinced, not.
Jay QueOct. 17, 2015 - 10:36PM JST
Chump aside, Republicans have some excellent candidates. I like Rand Paul, to seize control from the centralized Regulatory Nation Nanny State. Go, team!
Posted in: Two simple reasons a Republican will likely win in 2016
Jay QueOct. 17, 2015 - 10:32PM JST
Posted in: Indian girls aged 2 and 5 'gang-raped' in New Delhi: police
Jay QueOct. 17, 2015 - 10:24PM JST
I like going there because I know it will piss off leftists, Chinese Communists and all "you" others with a big chip on your shoulders. As the son of a WWII US Army vetern, I go there and pray for the deceased.
Posted in: Abe sends ritual offering to Yasukuni shrine
Jay QueSep. 29, 2015 - 09:44PM JST
Most rightist like me, in the US, opposed the UN "Law of the Sea" convention, as we do not trust almost anything coming out of the UN, while Japan seems to love the UN, funding it lavishly over the years, while getting no help with the Southern Kuriles, Senkaku, etc. Good for the Kiwis, though. It's a Teddy Roosevelt kinda move; "Bully!" ;-)
Posted in: New Zealand to create massive marine sanctuary the size of France
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