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Jaybee MoriyamaJul. 10, 2013 - 07:05PM JST
tough crowd huh
Posted in: Model Moe Oshikiri to publish new book
Jaybee MoriyamaJan. 06, 2013 - 10:40AM JST
2004, masashi matsuura's case, still not solved, even though the cops know who the mastermind is, the brains behind it is still living a lavish lifestyle, already with her 7th 'husband'
Posted in: Wife, 4 others held over murder of Japanese man in Philippines
Jaybee MoriyamaDec. 31, 2012 - 10:50AM JST
he should get a million a year!
Posted in: Acquitted Nepalese demands compensation for 15 years in jail
Jaybee MoriyamaDec. 10, 2012 - 08:34AM JST
dafuq?! can't get over about something that happened even before he was born? get a life.
Posted in: Taiwan urges Japan to apologize over sex slaves
Jaybee MoriyamaJul. 15, 2012 - 11:51AM JST
well, specifically, when it comes to utility rates like electricity, i'd rather have it regulated. deregulation is just the perfect excuse to raise power rates. if a certain power company invested in newer technology, deregulation is just the perfect excuse to recoup their investments many times over faster. in the long run, power companies together with private power distribution companies will just realize they don't have to compete with each other, they'd just form a cartel and raise power rates all together.
in a speaking engagement a few months ago, the president of the Philippines addressed folks in the southern region of Mindanao where energy demands are not being met sufficiently, told the people literally "if you want more power, you have to pay more!" in Mindanao where various Muslim rebel groups abound, everyone was surprised he came out of there still alive and unscathed!
if the JGov wants to lower electricity rates, they should regulate prices and set it lower. period. nothing wrong with learning from developing nations where oligarchy and imperialism is at it's height right now, right?
Posted in: Japan eyes electricity deregulation to boost competition
Jaybee MoriyamaJul. 15, 2012 - 10:37AM JST
deregulation = prices would go up
if anything, governments should have more TEETH when it comes to utility rates like electricity.
deregulation is a move backwards, just look at the Philippines, everything is deregulated, previous presidents sold government owned companies to private investors and now utility rates are higher than ever. present politicians now removed the iron hand that kept everything in check during the 80's, and now everything is run by crooks and crocodiles.
Jaybee MoriyamaJul. 14, 2012 - 12:29PM JST
“How could you kill someone with a pen?” asked company president Toshio Yamada. “It is hard to understand.”
if a person stabs you straight through the eye into your brain with a pencil, most probably you'll die.
how can you kill someone with a necktie? most probably you know the answer to this one.
i think the point was, those items were made by "U.S. firearms and knife manufacturers, including Smith and Wesson"
in prison, pens and toothbrushes with long handles are also forbidden, because they can be shaped into something lethal. if these pens were shaped like bullets on it's non-writing side and made of a mixture of metals, most probably in the wrong hands, these can be cut, shaped and fashioned to fit bullet cases. get it?
Posted in: Customs officials say pens need weapons import license
Jaybee MoriyamaJun. 26, 2012 - 01:38PM JST
Double Oh Seven! haha, unfortunately he got captured again!
Posted in: Runaway penguin 'No. 337' to be named
Feb. 02, 2015 - 04:19AM JST
We fight the ideology by military means. It's the only way.
Posted in: Fighting Islamic State by military means is one thing, but how do you fight their ideology?
Feb. 02, 2015 - 04:15AM JST
The "Fact Checker" column in the Washington Post (normally considered a "liberal" newspaper) just gave Secretary…
Posted in: Democrats set high bar for supporting Obama on trade
Feb. 02, 2015 - 04:11AM JST
As I said previously, this is just a beginning. IS stated, "because of yours (Abe's) reckless…
Posted in: Japan mourns Goto as caring and courageous reporter
Feb. 02, 2015 - 03:56AM JST
Build a huge wall around the middle east. Politically, economically, and physically. Come back and see…
Feb. 02, 2015 - 03:46AM JST
Japanese TV's and other electronic products are much superior to Korean and Chinese products. However, they…
Posted in: Panasonic closes TV plant in China; to sell Mexican factory