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Kyoko SakataAug. 22, 2014 - 05:08AM JST
I was once at a library in NYC. A man using the computer next to me keep looking at baby girls and toddlers in pampers. He proceeded to download these pictures and save them to a disk. I'd visit the library at other times and the same guy would be there doing the same thing--scanning for images of very young girls. Several people complained about what he was doing and the conversations he was trying to have with us. He stated things such as liking how cute the little girls were and that these girls were his babies. From that point on I vowed to never post pics or info about my children on the net. There are people who are not right viewing and lusting after kids and parents/relatives just toss the pictures online for pedophiles to consume.
Posted in: No photos: More U.S. parents try to keep kids off Facebook
Kyoko SakataMay. 23, 2014 - 03:39PM JST
More and more today's youth are becoming hostile. Many seem like tender boxes with the slightest instance causing them to blow up. What's happened to people that they are in a rage like this?
Posted in: 3 women arrested for beating acquaintance to death
Kyoko SakataApr. 29, 2014 - 12:42AM JST
I guess pros and johns don't use love hotels then? J-govt is worried about dance floors? Sheesh.
Posted in: Osaka court clears nightclub owner of violating dancing regulations
Kyoko SakataNov. 26, 2013 - 06:14AM JST
That's cute! I'd put that on my bike :)
Posted in: Tottori Prefecture brings 'kawaii' to its cars
Kyoko SakataApr. 20, 2013 - 02:25PM JST
Sad that people still behave like this and will shun a person because they won't follow suit. Mom groups sound great but the internet will give me the info I need as well as the mother and grandmothers who are still in my life. I REFUSE to play stupid biddy games. Don't have time for than madness and zero tolerance for stupidity. No need for elitest groups and keeping up with other mommies.
Posted in: Mama-friendships can be deceptive
Kyoko SakataApr. 20, 2013 - 02:14PM JST
Happy Birthday, ojiisan!
Meanwhile...I will be doing my own research into how these wonderful people live so long. I look forward to hearing
results from the study and I'd love to have that recipe book.
Posted in: World's oldest ever man turns 116 in Japan
Kyoko SakataApr. 10, 2013 - 09:30AM JST
The nuclear plant is alright but 37 souls lost their lives…. I get it, if the plant goes there could be thousands of causalties and massive damage but blimey. 37 people died. I dont feel better that the plant is intact. I feel deeply for those who lost their lives. Nuclear plant is a non-issue seeing how nothing is wrong with it. Wrong focus on the wrong subject.
Posted in: Iran says 37 killed in earthquake near nuclear plant
Kyoko SakataApr. 06, 2013 - 11:03AM JST
I'd really like to see the video clip UofC Berkely put together.
Also, that is a lot of cash to spend on dream research. If the entire country wasn't sleeping I could understand solving that problem but just out of curiosity?? I'd rather see the gov't spend the cash to help up the population.
Posted in: Scientists say they can 'read' dreams
Kyoko SakataMar. 13, 2013 - 09:19AM JST
People are going to do what they want and businesses are gonna be there to take their money. How is any of this surprising to people? Gays get married, there is an uproar. Gays being prevented from getting married there is an uproar. A venue of Disney is involved--OH NO! Can't let children see this. :/
Posted in: First gay wedding held at Tokyo Disney Resort
Kyoko SakataMar. 09, 2013 - 03:51AM JST
I hope the people find peace and are not charged in anyway for it.
Posted in: Haunted by trauma, tsunami survivors turn to exorcists
Kyoko SakataMar. 09, 2013 - 03:36AM JST
Miso, 10 innocent people had to go to the hospital due to what happened. They didn't deserve that and if those in the ten were drunk they still didn't need that to happen to them.
Whenever people are drunk and something happens I see it as no accident. They are not fully in control of themselves. They are a threat and disaster waiting to happen.
Hope the people on the train heal up quickly.
Posted in: 28 injured after drunk group discharges spray in train
Kyoko SakataFeb. 15, 2013 - 04:10PM JST
I seriously have grown tired of Sea Shepard and their tactics. I hope their pleas fall on closed ears with the Supreme Court. I just don't get why they feel the need to harass the doings of a country on the other of the planet and won't even police their own waters. It smacks of, "We don't eat or use whales for research so neither should you!"
Upstart country trying to be the moral police to nations/people's who have been around for thousands if years :/ ugh.
Posted in: U.S. Supreme Court rejects plea by Sea Shepherd
Kyoko SakataFeb. 15, 2013 - 02:15AM JST
I totally don't support fornication in any matter. I will say to those who are disgusted by 70+ in age having sex, sex drive doesn't 100% die off. Also, Hefner is 86 years old. Do you see him as a nasty old dude having sex or do you see him as The Man because he has sex with women much younger than him?
Sex is part of human nature and experience, why do people think it is only something the young should have and do? When you reach 50, 60, 70 you are still going to want to have sex and you won't care if the young people snub their noses at it.
Posted in: Woman arrested for running brothels for elderly
Kyoko SakataFeb. 15, 2013 - 01:34AM JST
Someone mentioned about women staying home and men going to work and make the money. That's a making of both genders in Japanes society. They want to complain about that, that's their problem. No one said they had to live that way. No one put a gun to their heads saying those roles must be taken on.
Notice the majority of the complaints against the women were superficial and about appearance. Character problems on the other hand men do as well. Women are bad drivers? Praytell why it is men who have to pay higher insurance premiums? Boom!
Posted in: Poll asks men what behavior by women turns them off
Kyoko SakataFeb. 14, 2013 - 12:13PM JST
Great comments. Though Valentine's Day in Japan seems to be the opposite of the West, it is quite interesting how Japan celebrates it. I kinda feel for the women. Guys sitting around waiting for women to give them a pile of chocolate while the woman put all their feels into baking and etc. what happen to guys loving the hunt? The one who initiates the relationship kinda has charge of it because they are so forward. Perhaps this is why Japanese men only know how to work while their wives are in charge of all else.
Anyhow. Still interesting. I'd rather a day for love be celebrated than prohibited like in some countries that demonize the west.
Posted in: In Japan, women, not men, throng stores to buy Valentine's chocolates
Kyoko SakataJan. 25, 2013 - 02:14PM JST
They totally "sarft" that movie didn't they?
They are playing the parental role to a huge population of people.
I wish they were this strict when it came to blatantly copying brands and selling fakes.
Oh the hypocrisy, China.
Posted in: Chinese censors slash 'Cloud Atlas' by 40 minutes
Kyoko SakataJan. 17, 2013 - 07:28AM JST
Wonder if they (SkyTree co) will compensate the home owner for the damage. I think if I were in that situation I'd move. No need for icicles to come crashing down, too.
Posted in: Falling snow from Tokyo Skytree crashes through roof of home
Kyoko SakataJan. 17, 2013 - 07:21AM JST
Our children are already hypersexualized in societies around the world. No need to photograph it and then sell it. I'd like to point out, too, how many of us were introduced to porn as young children or teens because of TV channels showing it at night or a careless parent didn't hide their magazine? Anyway, the child has been introduced to this. I feel for his parents having to try to yank back his innocence...unless they themselves feel "well, he would have to find out about sexuality at some point."
I say preserve innocence as long as possible...even with sexual matters full grown adults can't mentally handle it and have serious issues.
Posted in: Weekly pulls issue over 'child porn' picture with ex-AKB48 singer
Kyoko SakataJan. 07, 2013 - 07:21AM JST
I, too, would like to know what movie I'd be walking into. I'd not want to experience seeing a rape scene right in front of me for entertainment sake. Crosses the morality border because I would have paid to see a horrible thing (though I would have gone into it blind). I can only imagine some soldiers going to such a thing and gross war memories pop up from a featured war movie they were participating in. A head's up would greatly be needed.
Overall awesome concept. I'd try it once but since people talk anyway I'd find out what movie and theme the Secret Cinema was putting on.
Posted in: 'Secret Cinema' smashes through the screen
Kyoko SakataJan. 04, 2013 - 08:39AM JST
I can offer mercy in that. Let them know when their last day will be. Let them have lethal injection. Isn't it interesting that after a person serves their time or wants a better way to die society gets upset. They are leaving the planet in punishment of their crime. Why is that not enough? You throw your emotions in the mix and now you want them to hurt or bleed as bad as the victim did. To what end if the person will be executed anyway.
Nothing is good enough if you are deemed a criminal it seems. Shunned by a society that created you and accused as a law breaker by those who act like saints when they are not perfect themselves.
Posted in: Death row inmates want prior warning instead of being told on day of execution
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