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Jay QueFeb. 05, 2015 - 09:28PM JST
No doubt, the IS propagandists would desire a "Boston Bomber" style attack on the Tokyo Marathon to scream out in world headlines. This is the post 9/11, post Parisian massacre, post beheading/post prisoner immolation world. Regretful but real.
Posted in: 'Running police' to take part in Tokyo Marathon as security precaution
Jay QueFeb. 05, 2015 - 09:01PM JST
Without the US presence, the CCP/PRC would certainly do more that bully Japan militarily. The communist dictatorship does not fit into the kawaii / かわいい mold so many dream of. Wake up and learn how to defend yourself before its too late. Once freedom, independence and self rule is lost, good luck getting it back. Oh, this may get me some admonishments, no? Japan is not America's weak child, we are partners, friends, allies; hence this adult conversation. North Korean nukes exist due to PRC backing. Increasing tensions by an expansionist, militarized, repressive CCP/PRC; whose propagandists stoke anti-Japanese sentiments on the cusp of the murders of Japanese hostages. Wake up and smell the coffee, my friends. Peace through Strength.
Posted in: Japan says South China Sea security impacts national interests
Jay QueFeb. 04, 2015 - 08:23AM JST
Bless Nozomi and her parents. Out of tragedy, hope for others. While I am very skittish on donating or receiving in such a fashion, on my own part, others must be allowed that choice.
Posted in: Parents explain why they donated organs of dead 4-year-old daughter
Jay QueFeb. 02, 2015 - 09:19AM JST
How about a Japanese Foreign Legion, like the French? Train with the French Foreign Legion, the SAS, Green Berets. Rapid response teams emedded with coalition Foreign Legion allied teams. Deploy any time, any where, to rescue and repulse. Counter terrorism strike forces. As we know, the Isis oriented militants already have their legions deployed, and have set their targets. Time for Japan to defend itself in the real world, including beyond the airports and seaports of the homeland. Relying solely on locals, risks repeat atrocities. Take as broad an approach to self defense; this is not only smart, but existencially necessary.
Posted in: Abe wants SDF to be allowed to rescue Japanese citizens in danger
Jay QueJan. 28, 2015 - 09:20AM JST
Yet trade continues unabated and there is no pressure for democratic reforms, quite the opposite is happening. I yearn for the days when an American President would go to the precipice and say, "tear down this wall!" I hope Abe can succeed in all his is trying to do, particularly to help show the way for other democracies in Asia.
Posted in: China to hold military parade to 'frighten Japan'
Jay QueJan. 22, 2015 - 08:28AM JST
I wonder if the day will come when Isis/Alqaeda apologizes for cartoonist killings, kidnappings and decapitations? Live in the real world, today, rather than 60 years ago.
Posted in: Abe could ease doubts by apologizing over WW2: Fukuda
Jay QueJan. 11, 2015 - 07:17PM JST
Red fascism tightens the bundle around its ax to allow for a swifter and more sure "chop". All efforts are geared toward strengthening that system, to the peril of those necks bound to be chopped. No action that loosens the knot, the supremecy of the CCP is tolerated. Is that a good this, for "us"? Certainly not. Notions of "freedom, democracy" are quaint anachonistic sayings, no longer aspirational goals, the torchbearers are the necks under Xi's singular ax.
Posted in: China's Xi proves keen student of U.S. power
Jay QueDec. 27, 2014 - 10:03AM JST
Why is it that these horrific crimes are so often connected to Saitama?
Posted in: 18-year-old youth gets 15 years for murdering grandparents
Jay QueDec. 01, 2014 - 08:47AM JST
The greatest risk to the CCP remains the truly vast number of Chinese on the mainland who are not members of the CCP, once they awaken to their true potential once freer and allowed to elect their own leaders. A kingdom built on sand, like their Spratley Island contructs. http://youtu.be/WjWDrTXMgF8
Posted in: Chinese leader vows to protect territorial interests
Jay QueNov. 26, 2014 - 08:20PM JST
Bad karma for the perpetrators, indeed.
I would have hoped that a common Buddhist tradition would be a unifying element for Korean, Japanese and Chinese cultures, but no.
Posted in: 5 South Koreans arrested over stolen Buddha statue in Japan
Jay QueNov. 24, 2014 - 08:17AM JST
Thank God there were not worse human injured or deaths.
Posted in: Damage worse than thought in Nagano earthquake
Jay QueOct. 25, 2014 - 12:03AM JST
If I could open a S&M club where people pay cash to whip politicians, well, I'd be rich!
Posted in: Minister hit by bar scandal also under fire for owning TEPCO shares
Jay QueOct. 21, 2014 - 10:27PM JST
While anti Korean racism is reprehensible, that fact that there are so many pro Pyongyang schools for indoctrination of children, within Japan, is certainly troubling.
Posted in: Hashimoto, Zaitokukai chairman get into shouting match
Jay QueOct. 19, 2014 - 08:32AM JST
The PRC itself is not legitimate.
Posted in: Chinese coast guard ships in disputed waters
Jay QueOct. 17, 2014 - 08:21PM JST
Ye gads, its Saitama again... Whats in the water there?
Posted in: Univ student stabs woman to death because he 'wanted to kill someone'
Jay QueOct. 06, 2014 - 09:08AM JST
Rest in peace, condolences to their loved ones and families.
Posted in: Typhoon makes landfall; 2 U.S. airmen missing, 1 dead after being swept out to sea
Jay QueOct. 05, 2014 - 06:57PM JST
I alwats go there each time I visit Japan from my home in NYC, and enjoy the bargains. I also got back from a vacation in France last month, but was appalled by their rip off prices for tourists, $8 bottles of water with food that was uniformly overpriced and crappy. Yes, France is geared toward touristd, which is where the term "tourist trap" comes from. For its good food and great attitudes, Japan wins my tourism dollars, hands down.
Posted in: Don Quijote leads Japan tourism push to rake in sales
Jay QueSep. 06, 2014 - 06:25PM JST
Good for her. Pray on.
Posted in: New internal affairs minister says she will visit Yasukuni Shrine
Jay QueAug. 30, 2014 - 07:03PM JST
Its time for Japan to stop bankrolling the UN, having contributed far too much in proportion to Japans voting right (and denied seat on the Security Council). Stop being the UN's patsy. If you want to give to help others, give directly, not to the corrupted cleptocrats.
Posted in: U.N. issues fresh call to Japan over WWII 'comfort women'
Jay QueAug. 11, 2014 - 09:20AM JST
Ummm, how about: Schedule Free Elections?
Posted in: China urges Japan to ease political tensions in informal meeting
Mar. 02, 2015 - 12:32PM JST
Quite true, but I think most people would assume that - whereas it would be…
Posted in: Son kills mother and bites own tongue after calling police
Mar. 02, 2015 - 12:28PM JST
S Korean president urges Japan to apologise to 'comfort women'
Well, how about it Japan? A…
Posted in: S Korean president urges Japan to apologise to 'comfort women'
Mar. 02, 2015 - 12:27PM JST
MacArthur did not describe Japan as "nation of 12-year-olds", at least not in the sense of…
Posted in: Japan awash in weird warning signs
Isn't that clear by now? Let's see.......an official, unequivocal apology to the sex slaves from the…
Posted in: Anti-Japan rally
They were neither unarmed or peaceful since they burned down public offices. As for your…