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Kent McgrawApr. 16, 2014 - 01:27PM JST
The problem here is that there are few local hunters as the laws about hunting and who can get a hunting license are not only ridiculous but very expensive. There is already a bounty on deer and boar but when you have to go through everything you must go through to get a license and then pay the exorbitant fees and buy the shells to shoot at 1000 yen a shell, few people want to hunt. The police try to discourage people from applying for a hunting license. If they would loosen the laws, there would be more hunters but as it is it costs about 20000 yen a year to have a hunting license and hunt. Sure you can get a license for under that but not the gun and not the cartridges.
Posted in: Gov't discusses measures to stop crop damage by wild boars, deer
Kent McgrawApr. 06, 2014 - 06:47PM JST
As usual, there are many things not reported and everything is left up to question. Was this a miscarriage and she was in shock? I do not trust investigations here nor things reported. Confessions mean nothing in Japan as they are beat out of you.
The headline is nothing but sensationalism and it is very sad that a newspaper would resort to a sensational headline to get people to read it.
She may be a grieving mother who had a stillborn or a miscarriage. We do not know so do not judge.
Posted in: Woman arrested for dumping body of baby in toilet in Gunma
Kent McgrawApr. 06, 2014 - 06:42PM JST
What facts do you have to jump to any conclusion that the boy is guilty. He may not have known that he hit the accelerator and being a young man was afraid and tried to run away. No one should judge this young man or his intentions with the no evidence that is reported.
Posted in: Man killed by door of car that suddenly started; driver arrested
Kent McgrawApr. 06, 2014 - 06:26PM JST
The price of everything in Japan is quite higher than any place in the world. I can still buy everything in America and pay import fees and get things for less for the most part. After import taxes some things in Japan are the same as buying them outside of Japan and importing them.
A previous person wrote about the price of gas as being 95 yen a liter. I would like to know where, It is 175 yen liter where I am in Japan.
Vegetables are overpriced, meat is overpriced and even though I do not eat much rice, it is extremely over priced. There is nothing in Japan that is priced right.
Posted in: The top overpriced products in Japan
Kent McgrawMar. 23, 2014 - 08:03PM JST
CrickyMar. 23, 2014 - 09:01AM JST
Swooping like a tortuous and low and behold after six months preparation all players are unable to remember or find anything. Looks good though unless you have a monicume of intelligence.
They can be forgiven if they say they were drunk. I was drunk so I was not responsible. Verdict, not guilty by reason of intoxication.
Kent McgrawMar. 23, 2014 - 07:51PM JST
Voter turn out is 15.62% that says a lot. No one cares. Perhaps elections have become a joke all over the world as the votes do not count. Perhaps there was no one running that voters could see as being for them so the cronies went out to vote while the people protested that there was no good candidate. This is not just Osaka but people all over are getting tired of elections with no real choices about whom to elect. If no one votes I win by a landslide because I voted for me and my friends voted.
Posted in: Hashimoto re-elected Osaka mayor; voter turnout 23.59%
Kent McgrawMar. 02, 2014 - 06:06PM JST
Japan is supporting terrorists now. Here is news, Palestine was never a country or a people. Do some history research.
Those supporting the war against Israel will fail. Japan is going down under Abe. Japan has chosen to make Israel their enemy. Nothing good will come of this but nothing good comes of anything Abe does.
Posted in: Japan pledges $200 million in aid for Palestinians
Kent McgrawMar. 02, 2014 - 05:50PM JST
Perhaps if Japanese men respected women, it would not be this way.
Posted in: For some women, husband's death like a breath of fresh air
Kent McgrawMar. 02, 2014 - 05:02PM JST
I just got used to seeing people talking to themselves and finding out they were using Bluetooth. Now we have get used to strange facial expressions as people are walking down the street.
Posted in: Japanese researchers testing tiny ear computer
Kent McgrawMar. 02, 2014 - 04:37PM JST
Proved my point, People here always vote down the truth. @Techno, America was not an aggressor until Clinton took office. But that is history something people should study without the blinders of the education you receive in indoctrination schools. America has kept Japan safe from enemies and that is a fact. Under Obama do not expect to have any support from the military as it is not in his interest. His interest is advancing the muslim agenda. Sometimes people need to play connect the dots so they can see the picture. By the way being voted down in this place is always a pleasure and shows that I hit a nerve.
Posted in: U.S. warns Russia against Ukraine intervention
Kent McgrawMar. 02, 2014 - 01:10AM JST
This is sad, It seems that people who speak the truth are voted down. Obama was asleep and then on his way to raise funds for himself after telling Putin that after the election he would have more leeway and then reduced the American military to just bones so they can not fight nor protect any other country. people on this sight love this man who has destroyed the only country that stood for freedom and yes, Japan, America has kept you safe but it can not any longer because of the obama administration. Obama is playing golf and having a beer while Russia is making plans. If Obama says one thing you can count on it being the opposite of what is said.
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Kent McgrawFeb. 22, 2014 - 11:03AM JST
StormR it means that the Japanese workers are the losers as these are jobs that could be in Japan. It also shows that it is not profitable to have your company in Japan. Anyway you look at it Japan loses on this one, only the corporate execs wins.
Posted in: Mexico to trump Japan as No. 2 car exporter to U.S.
Kent McgrawFeb. 08, 2014 - 11:16PM JST
Sorry ,I meant to say that Japanese women need to be respected and NOT be held down . Women need to be respected. This tyrant which is part of the Abe revolution, needs to be put down. I can not tolerate a man who has no respect for women. But not respecting a woman is the Japanese way and I am supposed to accept the Japanese way because I am in Japan. I never respect the repulsive ways of any society. If you want respect, show respect. The Japanese women never have sex because they do not know who their so called man has had sex with. The custom of sex for business is archaic as is the Japanese way. let japan actually enter the civilized world and not think women are slaves. I am not a feminist but think and believe that that women are more than objects and are equal in every respect.
What if every Japanese woman decided not to make bento? I have never seen such a society that had such small respect for women. I have lived here for 4 years and concluded that I am in the 15th century from toilets to women's rights. This is a feudal society and I hope they become liberated from this archaic way of life.
Have a good day and love your neighbor as your self.
Posted in: Women threaten sex boycott for any man who votes for Masuzoe
Kent McgrawFeb. 08, 2014 - 09:51PM JST
I have to say that what he said is insane but he speaks from the knowledge of Japanese women which makes him not so insane as I find that most Japanese can not turn off their feelings for the moment and actually think about consequences. "They made me angry", "the child would not stop crying" and most Japanese are entirely selfish thinking. I am the center of the world and if it does not please me I need to get rid of it. Never thinking that there are consequences to their actions. I have found that most can not relate to action and consequence. This is a problem with the school system and the teachers and the entire Japanese way of things.
The one who says sex is over after marriage needs to look at himself. Sex is only over if you are a jerk and not loving your wife. sex is over if you treat them as the Japanese man treats them.
I do not care if I am voted down. Truth is truth and Japanese women need to be respected and held down by a man that thinks they are inferior because they have period. Give me a break. Masuzoe is a tyrant.
Kent McgrawJan. 24, 2014 - 05:25PM JST
Holder has little room to talk as he is one who has obstructed justice in many cases. He refuses to prosecute based on color and has been held in contempt of Congress. Snowden was right in exposing this mess and now the American people are fighting hard to regain their freedom from the tyranny being imposed.
Posted in: Snowden sees no chance for fair trial in U.S.
Kent McgrawJan. 24, 2014 - 05:12PM JST
If they are counting on the U.S. to recovery, they are horribly mistaken.
Posted in: North Asian trio look to export, consumption boost in 2014; China lags
Kent McgrawJan. 23, 2014 - 04:52PM JST
I am sorry but 3% of 500 yen is 15 yen not 14 yen and thus it will round up 10 520 yen. They should learn basic math before trying to say that they will round down.
Posted in: Expressway tolls to go up from April 1
Kent McgrawJan. 18, 2014 - 01:16PM JST
It is silly to try to make the Olympic games a statement for homosexuality. Homosexuality has nothing to do with the games except for a small minority trying to force their way on other people. Let the games be just what they are, games.
Posted in: Abe to attend Sochi Olympics despite boycott calls
Kent McgrawJan. 07, 2014 - 12:15PM JST
The original story was that it was Chinese bandits but later it was confirmed by Japanese Authirities that it was indeed the Japanese army.
Posted in: Bishop burned alive by Japanese troops in 1937 may become patron saint of abuse victims
Kent McgrawJan. 06, 2014 - 01:31PM JST
@couversaka, You should get your facts straight. Although America is the most publicised of murders it has one of the lowest murder rates in the world. The African countries have the highest followed by South American countries. America has one of the lowest homocide rates in the world.
Posted in: Ecuador gov't offers $200,000 reward for killers of Japanese honeymooner
Apr. 16, 2014 - 04:11PM JST
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Posted in: China's growth slows to 24-year low of 7.4%
Apr. 16, 2014 - 04:08PM JST
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Posted in: A taste of whale
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Posted in: Japan's population shrinks as elderly make up 25%
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