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JimizoNov. 01, 2014 - 02:46PM JST
I can already hear the terrible sound of Celine Dion wailing like a demented banshee. Just rent a Disney movie. It's more grown-up.
Posted in: Solo wedding service for single women who want to be brides for a day
JimizoOct. 31, 2014 - 08:59PM JST
Many would argue that Mother Teresa and Nelson Mandela had nothing to do with encouraging peace. They were simply high profile figures. This award could reinvent itself and be given to a worthy recipient who isn't a household name.
Posted in: Politics of the Nobel Peace Prize
JimizoOct. 31, 2014 - 12:51PM JST
'Who cares, why is what you sexual preferences become such an issue, is it because they are attention seeking twats or is it because they think it is fashionable,
Notice the straight non homosexuals don't have the need to come and tell the world hey I'm straight, jeees get over yourself, the rest of the real world doesn't give hoot to hear what you like to eat or swallow.'
If you don't give a hoot, why did you read this article and comment on it? It's not like JT is full to the rafters with articles about gays.
Posted in: Apple chief Tim Cook puts focus on gay rights
JimizoOct. 31, 2014 - 12:15PM JST
If any other country was stealing the land of its neighbour this kind of rhetoric used towards it wouldn't raise any eyebrows. It violates international law and any country which refuses to criticise, let alone financially support and arm, this illegal disgrace disgraces itself.
Posted in: Insults against Israel PM 'disgraceful, damaging': Kerry
JimizoOct. 30, 2014 - 04:11PM JST
'Hamas needs to recognise Israel's existence and stop the rocket attacks. Such a move would deflate Netanyahu's sails and give the dove party in Israel a chance to work.'
I agree that Hamas should recognise Israel and stop the rocket attacks. I also believe that Israel should stop violating international law by stealing other people's land. However, given the fractious nature of Israeli politics where extremist nutters often hold the balance of power, I doubt we'd see a shift towards a more dovish administration with sympathy towards extremist nutters of a different religious stripe even if they stopped firing rockets. Given that US military and financial support for Israel is to all intents and purposes unconditional despite the odd cross word, there is no reason for Israel to adopt a more dovish stance.
Posted in: Israeli leader lashes back at harsh U.S. criticism
JimizoOct. 30, 2014 - 11:47AM JST
'The world's most prestigious prize'
This is the most devalued of all the Nobel Prizes. All decent people were glad to see the foul lies and disgraceful bloodbaths of the Bush years over but the award to Obama for not being Bush was farcical. The majority of people on the planet should and do have higher morals than the neocons. The European Union? What? This award has taken on the trappings of show biz which is a pity because there are and have been worthy recipients.
JimizoOct. 30, 2014 - 11:14AM JST
It is acceptable for Israel's policies and actions to be criticized in the same way as any other country's. Reasonable people would agree. I obviously discount the US rightwing.
JimizoOct. 30, 2014 - 10:08AM JST
It's a tragedy what has happened to this woman. She had the abilities to make a real contribution to this country but it seems this lifestyle has driven her to mental illness. Living this way is unnatural, unhealthy and frankly pointless.
Posted in: Recovering crown princess attends 1st imperial banquet in 11 years
JimizoOct. 29, 2014 - 11:47PM JST
'Japan's political sytem is broken'
I don't think 'broken' is the right word. What was there to break? The Japanese government is the LDP ( with a couple of brief intermissions in over half a century ). Abe will be forced out//resign and another well-connected LDP member will replace him. Nothing is broken. This is perfectly normal.
Posted in: Abe's agenda challenged as scandals mount
JimizoOct. 27, 2014 - 09:35PM JST
I think this debate is reaching a impasse. See you all back here the next time a nutter decides to live out his fantasies with those much loved killing devices. I doubt we'll make it until Christmas. Just make sure you don't put one of these things in your child's Christmas stocking.
Posted in: 2 dead, including gunman, in school shooting near Seattle
JimizoOct. 27, 2014 - 08:57PM JST
'Man Utd's points tally at this stage of the season, is actually less than last year under Moyes.'
It's the worst for 20-odd years. What makes it worse is the fact that they've had an easy start to the season in terms of fixtures. They still haven't played anybody decent away.
Posted in: Chelsea denied by late equalizer at Man United
JimizoOct. 27, 2014 - 05:51PM JST
'The amount doesn't matter. Who's counting? 1 body or 30 bodies. "Dead is dead."'
Now I see why those on the right find it easier to stomach soldiers coming home in body bags from war zones. I appreciate your honesty.
JimizoOct. 27, 2014 - 12:59PM JST
Just teach the word 'regrettable' and when to use it. Sorted.
Posted in: Officially certified textbooks should be introduced to improve moral education, which is important to prepare children for social life.
JimizoOct. 27, 2014 - 10:09AM JST
It's truly bizarre to see intelligent people unable to state the simple fact that guns are more efficient killing tools than knives, rope or bottles. Have these people never considered why soldiers are not armed with fish forks? Would they rather be faced by a nutter with a semi-automatic firearm or one with a broken beer bottle?
JimizoOct. 27, 2014 - 09:56AM JST
That could be a very important goal for van Gaal. This is Man U's worst start to a season in 20-odd years and a draw against a top team will give some hope with other top teams coming up. Chelsea were poor yesterday by the standards they've set this season but still should've won. Quite a few people took the 20/1 bet a few weeks ago on Chelsea staying unbeaten this season. They've already been to City, Man U and Everton.
JimizoOct. 27, 2014 - 09:27AM JST
'Pooh-San' and Mickey Mouse.
Posted in: Who do you think are the most recognizable fictional British and American characters in the world?
JimizoOct. 26, 2014 - 05:32PM JST
'I love guns!! I own a few and I take my kids hunting and they also know how to shoot and use the firearm responsibly and if people aren't happy with that, well....'
If knives, rope and bats can also kill other living things, why are guns your chosen tool when you hunt? Why don't you chase down your prey with a broken Budweiser bottle in hand? Could it be that guns are a far more effective and efficient of causing fatal injuries?
JimizoOct. 26, 2014 - 01:32PM JST
I hope City can get their act together soon. Liverpool, Arsenal, Spurs, Man U and Everton are clearly not good enough to challenge for the title. Chelsea could sew this up by Christmas.
Posted in: City setback as West Ham claim shock win
JimizoOct. 26, 2014 - 12:27PM JST
Wouldn't you admit that a culture where people love guns is unhealthy? You yourself told us you were brought up around guns and love them, but thankfully you don't have psychopathic tendencies. I know there are many gun-lovers in the US but most don't have your level of honesty. These people are not debating from the position of guns as a necessary evil for self-defence, the second Amendment or the sub-Hollywood barking mad notion of defending themselves from a government armed with tanks, stealth bombers and nukes. You paint a picture of the US as a country with serious problems dealing with mental health issues. Is it a good idea to have a country like this awash with guns along with a culture in which they are glorified and loved?
JimizoOct. 25, 2014 - 01:09PM JST
'I travel a lot, been to over 28 countries and have been to 38 US states and this myth that the US is some lawless place like Somalia is utterly ridiculous and without any merit.'
You're reduced to a comparison with Somalia? Nobody is saying the US is a third-world failed state. Compare it to other advanced countries. Check the stats on gun-related deaths in developed countries. I lived in gun-lovin' Texas and while it was far from lawless, the love people had for these devices and the inability to listen to criticism of them was truly disturbing.
Nov. 01, 2014 - 07:12PM JST
anybody has the email of the dashing front girl carrying bullets ready to spray harassing males…
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Nov. 01, 2014 - 07:04PM JST
So joining Tesco, Correfour, Boots, HSBC, Citi, Morgan Stanley, pret a manger and countless others who…
Posted in: Wal-Mart's Japan unit Seiyu to close 30 stores
Nov. 01, 2014 - 06:58PM JST
The sooner Wal-mart gets out of Japan, the happier I can be. I might be in…
Nov. 01, 2014 - 06:40PM JST
Crazy Joe could be right, some of the news reports mention the possibility of dumping by…
Posted in: 40 dog carcasses found in Tochigi river
Nov. 01, 2014 - 06:37PM JST
So now my pension is at the mercy of the Wallstreet banksters? Mercy me!!!
Posted in: Japan's Y111 tril pension fund to boost share purchases