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Kent McgrawJun. 17, 2013 - 08:08PM JST
The fact that he called the police and told them what he was going to do says that he wanted to be caught and possibly go to jail. Maybe it was all of those stories about the lunches they serve in the local police stations.
Posted in: Knife-wielding intruder arrested at Shiga school
Kent McgrawJun. 16, 2013 - 08:30PM JST
The only reason other countries would want to get the nuclear knowledge is build nuclear weapons. If Japan begins a relation with the Arabic countries on nuclear power they are helping them to acquire nuclear weapons. Countries buying nuclear technology from Japan have nothing to do with nuclear power. Once they have nuclear power they have a nuclear bomb. It only takes 6 months to refine the nuclear material to be able to make a bomb.
Posted in: Abe to tout nuclear exports at central Europe summit
Kent McgrawJun. 16, 2013 - 09:47AM JST
The police are joke in every country. They get away with breaking laws that will arrest others and send them to jail for breaking. It is not just in Japan but it is in every country. It is outrageous that he was only fined. The molester is the one supposedly protecting you.
Posted in: Man arrested for running online high school prostitution ring
Kent McgrawJun. 14, 2013 - 10:57AM JST
If they are so good at thwarting terrorists why didn't they thwart the Boston Bombers? Russian Itelligence had even warned them that the two were planning that. It seems that ll they want is to spy on American citizens. Anyone who does not agree with them. It is a violation of the US Constitution and there should be no debate and no exceptions.
Posted in: NSA to reveal number of thwarted terror attacks due to data surveillance
Kent McgrawJun. 12, 2013 - 11:47AM JST
So probie must believe that ignorance is bliss. Wait until they come for you when they say you have broken a new law that they just made and you did not know. It is against the lw to spy on the American people but that is ok if the government does it and people do not need to know. Your arguements have no foundation in truth or logic.
If you are told to do wrong because your government says to do it and keep it a secret are you going to do it or are you going to stand up for what is right. Unfortunately most people will just do it and that leads to tyranny.
Perhaps you should stop drinking the kool-aid.
Posted in: Is Edward Snowden who blew the whistle on vast surveillance programs run by the National Security Agency that trawl through telephone and Internet records a hero or traitor?
Kent McgrawJun. 12, 2013 - 11:37AM JST
The treaty is being made in secret, most people have no idea what is in the treaty. I guarantee you that it will not have a good effect on any country. If it was just about free trade, it would be easy nd there would be no need for long negotiations, just no more tarrifs. It is a much more far reaching agreement that will end with loss of freedom for all involved.
Posted in: U.S. lawmakers voice concern on TPP pact over job losses
Kent McgrawJun. 12, 2013 - 11:24AM JST
I agree with you but bullies find their place in society, they go into politics.
Posted in: 3 school bullies sent to child consultation center following suicide of victim
Kent McgrawJun. 12, 2013 - 11:13AM JST
Gasoline can cause chemical burns. It is a corrsive substance and thus is a strong solvent. Read the warnings on the gas pumps and read the wranings on lighter fluid and kerosene. It is a caustic substance and the fumes can do much damage to the lungs and the eyes. I never understand how people can be so cruel, there are other ways to deal with anger.
Posted in: Man arrested for attempting to murder wife by pouring gasoline over her
Kent McgrawMay. 24, 2013 - 10:18AM JST
Seems that most people here are attacking the 25% who were smokers and say very little about the 77% who were drinking. I would think that the 25% who were smoking on the trains were also part of the 77% that had been drinking as people who both drink and smoke tend to smoke more when they have been drinking and people who have been drinking tend to lose self control. If you want to give people separate cars on the train have all those who have been drinking in one car as they are the ones who cause most of the problems.
Posted in: Violence against train station staff still rife
Kent McgrawMay. 23, 2013 - 01:40PM JST
Japan needs to change their statutes about what constitutes an adult. If a person at the age of 18 does not know right from wrong they are not going to learn it by the time they are 20. In every country a person is considered an adult by the time they are 18 and in many countries can be tried as an adult at the age of 12 if it is a crime of violence. Children know right from wrong at an early age. This crime was intentional from a person old enough to know better. One must wonder about his parents and how they raised him and wonder why Japan lets young adults get away with so much just because they are not 20.
Posted in: Youth arrested for hitting 16-year-old girl with baseball bat
Kent McgrawMay. 19, 2013 - 12:32AM JST
@Virgo98 The question remains, does he allow his wife to be forced into prostitution? They were never forced into prostitution and General Headquarters agrees. Do you believe everything that people make up? The fact is that they were forced into prostitution or there would never be an uproar. The whole thing of comfort women is a politically way of saying forced prostitution. Get your head on straight and actually read what Japan did in the war. This fool Hashimoto and his cohorts are destroying all credibility of the good Japanese people. Most of Japan would like to say that they are beyond this and have changed but the root in many of the men here have not changed, they still think women are just for their sexual pleasure and thus there are all the men who think it is normal to go to sex bars and have sex with many women. It is disgraceful to the women whom they have married. Vote me down but I believe in honoring and respecting the wife that you married. Old fashioned? Yes but the good old fashioned that respects the wife as the not only a partner but the one you love. There is no use for "comfort women" not for a real man.
Posted in: Restoration Party member ousted over Korean prostitution remarks
Kent McgrawMay. 19, 2013 - 12:13AM JST
@lost you are correct in that it polis is a Greek word, however Polis is the word for city state. delphia has several meanings and one of then is large city. I am used to no one liking my posts but you offered constructive criticism, thanks.
Posted in: Inose under fire for comments on Istanbul Olympic bid, Islam
Kent McgrawMay. 18, 2013 - 12:49PM JST
It seems he is giving the other Asians a countries a rallying point against Japan. The Asian countries are not exactly friendly with each other but if they have a common enemy, they may become friendly with each other as they unite against Japan. These things need to be thought about before idiots go blowing their hot air all over the place. This party needs to learn the old proverb, "It is better to be silent and thought a fool than open your mouth and remove all doubt."
Kent McgrawMay. 17, 2013 - 12:38PM JST
Another country Obama wants to give to the Muslim Brotherhood. America needs to stop getting involved with every ones business and straighten up their own mess.
Posted in: Obama, Turkish PM demand Syria's Assad step down
Kent McgrawMay. 16, 2013 - 12:47PM JST
Sangetsu03, Glucosamine was not banned in the USA and the USDA can not ban it. It is the FDA that controls banning drugs and supplements. It was banned in the UK not in America.
As far as the ad with a word that can mean 2 different things, there are many words in most languages with more than one meaning and part of advertising is to play on words. But they step over the line when one can mean approved.
Posted in: Coca-Cola advised to correct misleading TV commercial for ginger ale
Kent McgrawMay. 15, 2013 - 05:28PM JST
The truth is that these types of things happen everywhere with cops. Cops are not saints and need to be watched so they do not abuse the authority entrusted to them.
Posted in: Ex-cop arrested for attempting to abduct 15-year-old girl
Kent McgrawMay. 15, 2013 - 02:50PM JST
Actually, banning substances does more to create a desire for them than it does to stop the use of them. People are always interested in what others say they can not do or can not have. By banning them, you create interest and desire plus a market for criminals to sell rather than legitimate merchants. Alcohol is legal but there are many that do not use it because they have seen the effects it has had on an alcoholic. There are many that drink but are not alcoholics. All things in moderation. The addictive personality will get addicted to anything, the person with self control will use moderation.
Posted in: Japan gets tough on law-evading hallucinogenic herbs
Kent McgrawMay. 15, 2013 - 01:44PM JST
What can you say, another knife incident in Japan.
Posted in: Three men rob McDonald's of Y2 mil in Shizuoka
Kent McgrawMay. 15, 2013 - 01:42PM JST
The Japanese Police are a joke. But they get a slap on the wrist. Let's see, the police warned the man twice, another complaint of assault is filed in person but the police say we do not have time, come back next week. The police really protect people don't they.
Kent McgrawMay. 15, 2013 - 01:29PM JST
The fact that she could hang herself in the hospital says something about the hospitals. I was an Registered Nurse for many years and as a Nurse we had to make rounds on people every hour with our assistants making rounds in between. If someone was on suicide watch we had to make rounds every 15 minutes and make sure they had nothing in the room with which they could commit suicide. People being held for a crime always had a guard at the door so they could not escape. Something is very wrong here.
Posted in: Murder suspect commits suicide in hospital
Jun. 19, 2013 - 03:07PM JST
The correct word might actually be "loose" in this case (but isn't the mod helpful)
Posted in: Hooterville
Jun. 19, 2013 - 03:06PM JST
Posted in: TEPCO finds highly toxic strontium in Fukushima plant groundwater
So, first there is this one:
TEPCO did not believe any of the strontium-90 found in…
Jun. 19, 2013 - 03:05PM JST
Posted in: 9 students killed in attack on Nigerian school
Jun. 19, 2013 - 03:04PM JST
This scenario is my worst nightmare. A kid or anyone for this matter running into my…
Posted in: 3-year-old boy dies after being hit by car in Iwate