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Jay QueApr. 24, 2014 - 08:35AM JST
He should return for a visit to Kamakura, say some prayers for US - Japan relations. Then enjoy some green tea ice cream that he loved as a kid, when he first laid eyes on the serene Daibutsu Buddah. Japan has by and large embraced Barak Obama and I hope he returns the embrace. And I hope he sees the benefits of Abenomics. Good luck to visitor and host alike!
Posted in: Obama meets emperor, begins talks with Abe
Jay QueApr. 22, 2014 - 09:28PM JST
My Dad was an American WWII vet, and I had no problem going there a couple times to pray. Rest in peace.
Posted in: 146 Japanese lawmakers visit Yasukuni shrine
Jay QueApr. 19, 2014 - 08:50AM JST
Send a bill to OFA, his PAC.
Posted in: 16,000 police mobilized to protect Obama
Jay QueApr. 11, 2014 - 08:44AM JST
Those regimes that depend on Censorship and the Barrel of a Gun to keep its grip on power, can not be a dependable News source on "History". CCP tyrants vs. Elected Japanese leadership... I give my vote of greatest Confidence for the latter.
Posted in: Foreign correspondents 'blindly swallowing' anti-Japanese propaganda, writer alleges
Jay QueApr. 05, 2014 - 09:48AM JST
Malicious accusations being thrown at an undemocratic often brutal communist regime that has multiplied its GDP spending on an offensive military posture aimed at its closest neighbors? Gosh.
Posted in: China, S Korea lash out at Japan foreign relations report
Jay QueMar. 24, 2014 - 08:53PM JST
Perhaps send Yamamoto an invitation to join the NRA National Rifle Association, intl actor/politician division...
Posted in: Man arrested for mailing bullet to lawmaker who gave letter to emperor
Jay QueMar. 19, 2014 - 06:28PM JST
Such strength in the face if such tragedy. Very admirable, very Japanese. Bless her and her family.
Posted in: Utada ends radio program with a family song
Jay QueMar. 15, 2014 - 06:59PM JST
No article about Leftists, hmm. Bias?
Posted in: Reinventing scapegoats – rightwing populism across Europe
Jay QueMar. 11, 2014 - 08:45PM JST
My prayers continue for all the missing, the dead, and their loved ones who grieve eternally; they are not forgotten. -- your American friends
Posted in: Emperor, Abe speak at memorial service as Japan marks 3rd anniversary of disaster
Jay QueMar. 07, 2014 - 08:26AM JST
Lawsuits backed by an antidemocratic CCP controlled regime are a farce, as illegitimate as their so called Government.
Posted in: Chinese sue Japanese companies, gov't over wartime forced labor
Jay QueFeb. 28, 2014 - 08:26PM JST
Hooray its Death of Mao Day, and Mourning Crossing the Yalu River Day... Official "Smash Communism to Smithereens Day", hooray! Party like its 1917...
Posted in: China declares national days for Nanjing Massacre, Japan defeat
Jay QueFeb. 23, 2014 - 09:04PM JST
Odierno, upon orders from Leftist Obama, tells democratic Ally Japan, to play it cool with anti-democratic dictatorship PRC. After all, saying something like "tear down this wall!" might empower and give hope to millions, especially the dissidents and political prisoners languishing in rotten PRC jails. Oh no. We can't have that, now can we? Show some backbone in the face of tyrants? Oh no. That might make the US President as a weak willed flacid amateur. Can't have that.
Posted in: U.S. general urges China, Japan to talk to avoid 'miscalculations'
Jay QueFeb. 23, 2014 - 08:28AM JST
Who in the Obama regime is calling for free elections & democratic reforms in mainland China? "...sound of crickets..."
Jay QueFeb. 21, 2014 - 08:04PM JST
Long live Free East Turkurkestan, Tibet, and China, all you have to lose are your chains.
Posted in: China urges U.S. to cancel Dalai Lama's meeting with Obama
Jay QueFeb. 11, 2014 - 09:29PM JST
While no official agenda has been released for the talks—widely seen as a symbolic, confidence-building exercise—Taiwan’s Wang last month said they had “crucial implications for further institutionalisation of ties between the two sides”.
The dangerous "institutionalization" and legitimizing of the dictatorship by the CCP is a very bad thing, aiding and abetting a rule by tyrants. So the KMT is more open to that than the liberty/sovereignity loving DDP. Its like watching a meeting of Comintern where all the lackies clap in unison for the grand leader. Repulsive.
Posted in: China, Taiwan to hold first official talks in 65 years
Jay QueFeb. 10, 2014 - 11:37AM JST
Obama does not speak for me. We are all more than "disappointed" by that leftist fool we have for President.
“America said it was ‘disappointed’ but rather than being so sensitive about China’s feelings, they should be sensitive about the feelings of their ally,Japan,” said Abe aide and ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) lawmaker Seiichi Eto. “We were the ones who were ‘disappointed’.”
Posted in: Japan's unease over U.S. alliance adds fuel to Abe's security shift
Jay QueFeb. 06, 2014 - 02:41AM JST
I would certainly recommend that PM Abe, and the Diet, do this asap.
Many individual American citizens like me will surely also agree, given awareness and comprehension of the facts of life in a dangerous world.
This is a very prudent thing to do, being realistic about the world around us.
I am not worried that Japan is a threat to my interests.
Nor to my home country's interests, nor the interests of fellow democracies worldwide.
The democracies of the world need to help each other with combined defense and humanitarian support cooperation on all levels.
The fact of democracy - that there are opposing powers that are absolutely anti-democratic and hostile to greater human liberty and self determination - the "fact" that democracies can survive is not a given and needs muscle. Some self determined nations, like Tibet. lost their freedom to a brutal conqueror. They had no muscle to defend, only flee or suffer unending punishment and terrible abuse.
The Freely Elected Government that exists in Taiwan ROC - allowed it to reach out and to help Japan when it was important to do so after 3/11. That was an excellent thing.
Nations with Allies with similar values, democracies, should come to each others aid, without snares and outdated unnecessary and no-longer-suitable restrictions on a nations sovereign defense. One less string to hold down Gulliver, when he may need to rise in defense of live and liberty.
Posted in: Japan should lift ban on collective defense, says gov't panel
Jay QueJan. 30, 2014 - 11:27PM JST
Commie smears at the UN. Nothing new. Was the PRC's Ambassador doing some back slapping / holding hands with North Korea's Ambassador before he worked himself into a lather, I wonder. BFF's best friends forever. I wish the Comedy Channel would broadcast these UN diatribes so we could see the nuanced winks and nods, the foam on the yapping mouths. At least entertain me if youre going to be a hissy fit dramatist.
Posted in: China, S Korea, Japan spar at U.N. over Abe's Yasukuni shrine visit
Jay QueJan. 23, 2014 - 08:39AM JST
Posted in: Abe tells world to stand up to China or face consequences
Jay QueJan. 20, 2014 - 09:07AM JST
Hmmm. Communist Prc or Democratic Japan. Tough for an American like me to choose. Ummm. Japan wins. Thanks all.
Posted in: China, Japan slug it out in the world's press
Apr. 24, 2014 - 11:54AM JST
i don't understand why so many posters are ragging on jiro. he didn't ask to be…
Posted in: Abe takes Obama to Jiro's in Ginza for sushi dinner
Apr. 24, 2014 - 11:52AM JST
They classified their friendship as a “purely platonic relationship”, despite playing badminton together at the gym,…
Posted in: Judge sets new line for adultery in landmark case
Apr. 24, 2014 - 11:48AM JST
Hmmm...wonder if he went there in his official capacity of one of them most annoying teeny…
Posted in: Justin Bieber says sorry after visiting Yasukuni shrine
Why are Japanese often referred to as zombies by people from different countries and cultures all…
Posted in: Ex-police officer acquitted over fatal stampede in 2001
Apr. 24, 2014 - 11:44AM JST
One kid? Ever try it with 2, and a briefcase, and a pram that doesnt fold…
Posted in: Ministry says it's OK for 'baby cars' to hog space on public transport