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KabukiloverJan. 31, 2015 - 11:09PM JST
Kyle killed patriots who were fighting invaders, which something I assume the Texas governor would do. There is nothing to celebrate here.
Posted in: Texas governor to declare 'Chris Kyle Day' in honor of sniper
KabukiloverJan. 31, 2015 - 07:57PM JST
Finally the unnecessary, illegal and disastrous Iraq War has found a hero, a lying psychotic killer. If you opposed this war you are a true hero.
KabukiloverJan. 30, 2015 - 08:31AM JST
The passive voice is a standard in propogandist western reportage. Also not saying who is doing the shelling (meaning it is the Kiev regime doing it.). "Russian backed" is another propaganda ruse, implying the questionable presumption that Russia is somehow commanding the rebels. The indepeindence revolt is roots in long conflicts with the Kiev government. These came to a head with the U.S. backed coup.
Posted in: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east Ukraine
KabukiloverJan. 29, 2015 - 11:51AM JST
The repair bill is insane. For that money you buy a used Rolex in excellent condition. If the suspect physically assaulted the officer then he ought to pay for the damage he did. Assault and battery is illegal and people who do have to pay for whatever damage they caused. Dragging a man while he is holding on to your car is assault and battery. Plus resisting arrest. Plus dangerous driving.
If I were walking down the street about the usual stupid bicycle rider who is texting while riding at full speed and slammed into me and broke my arm and (heaven forbid) damaged the Rolex that happened to be attached to my arm I'd make sure the miscreant paid for my arm, my watch, any lost income that resulted from the accident and the physical and emotional pain I suffered (I mean from being knocked down, not over the state of my watch).
And I am talking about negligence. This was willful violent behavior by the suspect.
My sympathy is with the policeman in this case. Make the pervert pay.
Posted in: Police officer breaks Rolex wristwatch during arrest; sends suspect repair bill
KabukiloverJan. 29, 2015 - 12:16AM JST
We ought to sue these 8000 + rightists for friviosly using the court to intimidate the press and, indirectly, the rest of us.
Posted in: More than 8,700 people sue Asahi Shimbun over 'comfort women' stories
KabukiloverJan. 28, 2015 - 11:20PM JST
I too love the parade of miniskirted female soldiers in the photograph. The truth is that everyone loves a parade, with least regard as to what is paraded. This to say that parades scare no one. On the other hand, China does not need a parade to be scary. Abe is already scared (or pretending to be) and using China as a reason for militarizing Japan, which is truly scary.
The one thing China and Japan do not need is a war. Both sides know that and ought to come clean about it.
Posted in: China to hold military parade to 'frighten Japan'
KabukiloverJan. 24, 2015 - 02:56PM JST
This only goes to show how pathetic the US is right now.
Posted in: 'American Sniper' makes North American box office history
KabukiloverJan. 24, 2015 - 02:40PM JST
The horrors of the Holocaust is something I can never get used to.
Posted in: Auschwitz survivors recall atrocities, 70 years on
KabukiloverJan. 23, 2015 - 07:00PM JST
At the moment Japan is not a target. Those poor souls went to Syria and were caught by people who are thieves and murders. They are not here yet. They will be if Japan gets involved in the mess the U.S. made.
Posted in: Hostage crisis reminds Japan it is a target: analysts
KabukiloverJan. 23, 2015 - 10:43AM JST
Rather than trying to define the sniper consider defining his victims. They were patriots. That's right. Patriots. They were patriots defending their country from invaders, who, incidentally, had no just reason to invade. They did what any of us would likely do if our country was invaded. The personality of Kyle is a secondary issue. The reason he was there is the primary issue. Who or whatever Kyle was, his role as a killer of patriots was not an admirable one. Would any American call a British sniper in the Revolutionary War or the War of 1812 a hero? I think not.
Posted in: 'American Sniper' triggers angry debate
KabukiloverJan. 21, 2015 - 08:07PM JST
I love wash toilets. Wash toilets ought to make Japanese stand up (or sit down) with pride. The wash toilet is far less of a strain to master than the squatter. Your chances of missing are intimately less on a wash toilet. And it beats the traditional sitter in one pleasant and ecological way by saving toilet paper and your time and nerves. To be absolutely clinical, in the event of a messy evacuation you use up a great deal of time and paper to rectify the problem. The wash toilet takes care of that in seconds.
Hygiene would be improved, tons of toilet paper saved and pipes would be less clogged if the wash toilet reined supreme in public and private life.
Posted in: Poll reveals what we already know: Japanese toilets make no sense
KabukiloverJan. 18, 2015 - 07:11AM JST
Agree with Raymond Chuang. Another good thing was that Port Island did not sink into the Inland Sea.
Another thing. Volunteer groups started up immediately. Meanwhile, the central government proved itself to derelict in crisis management.
Posted in: 20th anniversary of Great Hanshin Earthquake observed
KabukiloverJan. 17, 2015 - 11:17PM JST
My memories are too many and to scattered to be catalogued here. So just one very poignant one. If you didn't know someone who died you knew people who knew at least one person who died
KabukiloverJan. 17, 2015 - 05:46PM JST
Remembered vividly without nostalgia.
KabukiloverJan. 17, 2015 - 09:49AM JST
The late dictator's daughter is moving South Korea back to the bad old days. A pity just when the country was coming up in the world.
Posted in: S Korea extends travel ban on Japanese journalist on trial for defaming Park
KabukiloverJan. 17, 2015 - 12:41AM JST
If he goes he will likely say something stupid and offensive.
Posted in: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a visit to Pearl Harbor in spring as part of activities to mark the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II. It would be the first visit to Pearl Harbor by a Japanese prime minister. Do you think this is a good idea?
KabukiloverJan. 17, 2015 - 12:35AM JST
Our taxes at work. Abe and the LDP revisionis trying to push their lies abroad. Making enemies for Japan just at the time this country friends.
Posted in: Japan asks U.S. publisher to change 'sex slave' reference in textbook
KabukiloverJan. 14, 2015 - 06:31PM JST
The truth is out. A higher sales tax to finance the unconstitutional remilitarization of Japan. If you love peace don't spend.
Posted in: Cabinet OKs record Y96.34 tril budget heavy on defense, welfare
KabukiloverJan. 14, 2015 - 12:26PM JST
In general very good. But also a mixed bag. At one city hospital I could have died because of one incompetent and hostile doctor. Fortunately, a very good doctor had a look at me and sent me immediately to emergency. At the same city hospital a couple of young doctors could not find that I had pneumonia. It took an older doctor at my local hospital to see the obvious. Then there was the dentist who was going to pull my tooth without giving me any pain killers. I escaped and traveled several hundred kilometers to a dentist who I knew was a master. He gave me painkillers and gingerly removed a bad tooth with roots that looked like mammoth tusks. My supreme great experience came when I needed a wisdom tooth extracted. My local dentist (not the no pain killer guy) said the job was to difficult for him and sent me to his professor at the national university. Brilliant job and the taxi fare home cost more than the hospital bill. That day I was glad I was in Japan, tell me tell you.
Posted in: What do you think of the quality of medical care at hospitals in Japan?
KabukiloverJan. 13, 2015 - 10:38PM JST
Thanks but no thank you for your advice Mr. Le Pen. In Japan we have enough would-be immigrants dying in substitute prisons. We have enough Japanese bigots harrassing Korean residents. We have enough foreign residents discriminated against in housing and employment. We have enough many black companies exploiting foreign "trainees." We do not need any more xenophobia in Japan. We have more than we need already.
Le Pen and his daughter have done sustancial damage to France. The Front National is Hitler's sewage. We already have enough right-wing sewage in Japan.
Posted in: Le Pen urges Japan to avoid making same mistakes as France
Feb. 01, 2015 - 01:02AM JST
I was referring specifically to this game. Losing three key players to injury within a…
Posted in: Australia downs South Korea 2-1 in extra time to win Asian Cup final
Feb. 01, 2015 - 12:57AM JST
'Bingo! That pretty much sums it all up. But then again NO ONE cares about the…
Feb. 01, 2015 - 12:51AM JST
How unreasonable! Mr. Eastwood and Mr. Cooper should never ask their audience for tolerance or compassion…
Posted in: Group says 'American Sniper' film spurs threats against Muslims
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Feb. 01, 2015 - 12:44AM JST
Kyle saved more lives than he took. Get that through you heads yoy pinko bleeding heart…
Feb. 01, 2015 - 12:42AM JST
I was rather looking forward to the Romney 3.0, new and improved to spew lines concerned…
Posted in: Romney says he will not run for president in 2016