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Micheal Rhian DriscollNov. 22, 2015 - 09:43AM JST
shouldn't the charge be "attempted murder?"
Posted in: Laser beam directed at cockpit of landing aircraft
Micheal Rhian DriscollNov. 11, 2015 - 09:04PM JST
3000 to 350? That Soviet general was rather generous with his men's lives.
Micheal Rhian DriscollNov. 07, 2015 - 09:15AM JST
I'm glad Disney did this thing.
Posted in: Terminally ill 'Star Wars' fan gets early screening
Micheal Rhian DriscollOct. 25, 2015 - 10:05AM JST
This is a gracious act & much appreciated.
Posted in: Japanese group returning to Pacific island to search for U.S. World War II MIAs
Micheal Rhian DriscollOct. 13, 2015 - 11:25PM JST
Meiyouwenti --- There was an effort to take Japanese prisoners at first But their unfortunate habit of suicide outright, or waiting to take at least one American with them, tended to discourage the practice. Then too, finding American & other Allied soldiers tortured to death was a poor way to encourage the taking of Japanese prisoners. Now from time to time, Japanese soldiers did surrender, a few at first, but more towards the end. They were treated properly for the most part, though I imagine that, as in "Letters from Iwo Jima," attempts to give up were met with a bullet but I refer you to the above Japanese practice of false surrender. It was a hard & bitter war but Japan made it far harder than it had to be.
Posted in: Former American POWs visit Japan, recount memories
Micheal Rhian DriscollOct. 13, 2015 - 09:48AM JST
I'm glad for these men at least, their war is finally over
Micheal Rhian DriscollOct. 11, 2015 - 09:49AM JST
more clever than smart, cause they got CAUGHT!
Posted in: How Volkswagen set the pace for new era of 'smart fraud'
Micheal Rhian DriscollOct. 09, 2015 - 11:02AM JST
you forgot fassbender
Posted in: 'Pan' taps origins of Peter Pan's 100-year pop culture adventure
Micheal Rhian DriscollSep. 30, 2015 - 07:11PM JST
too bad about the observational equipment
Micheal Rhian DriscollSep. 21, 2015 - 12:13AM JST
I don't think the Donald is angry. I think he's an arrogant, rude bully who is having fun pandering to people's frustrations or enraging others. Of course, after the last GOP debate, he might not be having quite as much fun as he'd like, since the other kids on the playground all got together & pushed back. Bullies hate when that happens. It hurts their feelings.
Posted in: Meet the angriest man running for president - no it's not Trump
Micheal Rhian DriscollAug. 23, 2015 - 11:23AM JST
"It's just business," as they kept saying through the Godfather movies. Or as Tony "Scarface" Montana might have put it, "Don't get high on your own supply."
Posted in: CEO of cheating website Ashley Madison says he's faithful husband
Micheal Rhian DriscollAug. 13, 2015 - 10:42AM JST
The Germans have manned up & taken ownership of their mistakes. Japan has not. It's a damn shame & a stain on the character of this otherwise extraordinary ancient culture.
Posted in: 7 decades after WWII, many praise Germany, scorn Japan
Micheal Rhian DriscollAug. 02, 2015 - 03:07AM JST
I volunteer to taste test the samples
Posted in: Japanese firm to mature whisky in space
Micheal Rhian DriscollAug. 01, 2015 - 10:28AM JST
I'm ashamed of the TSA
Posted in: Morrissey claims sex assault at US airport security
Micheal Rhian DriscollJun. 30, 2015 - 09:37AM JST
Dialect done, done right, is funny. It's not racist. It's just teasing. Now, as I don't speak Japanese a lot of this bit went over my head but I liked the idea. It made me smile. So well done Ishii-san.
Posted in: Comedian suggests using Japanese with American accent to stealthily broach uncomfortable topics
Micheal Rhian DriscollMay. 25, 2015 - 09:43AM JST
The US position improves the closer we get to the day we GTF out!
Posted in: Syria regime to accept de facto partition of country
Micheal Rhian DriscollMay. 01, 2015 - 09:00AM JST
He's lived in Japan for 30 YEARS & is FLUENT. The fault is not on his side. & we ALL know this. ----- PS I am aware of the USA's "sterling" record on race. If it's wrong in one country it's wrong in the other.
Posted in: Michelin-star sushi restaurant in Tokyo defends foreigner rules
Micheal Rhian DriscollApr. 30, 2015 - 07:23PM JST
It was a horrible weapon & a horrible thing to do. But the other inevitable choice was an invasion which would have made Japan a nation of corpses. They were training civilians to fight a modern army with spears or to run at tanks with explosives!!! Invasion would have been the other horrible choice. As it was, Japan was cauterized, a war ended, & a nation got to survive. There were two horrible choices, & the one less horrible taken.
Posted in: Nuclear attack survivors, 70 years later, fading away
Micheal Rhian DriscollApr. 24, 2015 - 09:21AM JST
I had only thought of Russell as a whirlwind, passionate about what he is doing of course. It is a wonderful revelation to learn that he thinks about all the aspects of the business.
Posted in: Russell Crowe finds his roots with 'The Water Diviner'
Micheal Rhian DriscollApr. 03, 2015 - 09:42AM JST
Historical irony much?
Posted in: U.S. hopes Japan's navy will be more active in Pacific
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Nov. 27, 2015 - 09:59AM JST
You know DRC and Hyung-Sung Kim I am going to suggest that you are projecting the…
Posted in: Lawmakers from 5 nations form coalition for victims of sexual slavery
Nov. 27, 2015 - 09:58AM JST
"Kondo is suspected of instructing the parents... to stop giving [Shun] insulin... knowing he was highly…
Posted in: Man claiming to be exorcist arrested over death of diabetic boy
Nov. 27, 2015 - 09:54AM JST
Posted in: Japan plans to deploy troops near disputed islands
"Okubo has admitted to... at least 70 similar break-ins since last March"
A forced confession often…
Posted in: Man questioned over burgling at least 70 residences
Nov. 27, 2015 - 09:50AM JST
Another annoyance is articles written in the "we" form.
Let's face it, the article was actually…
Posted in: Which English words or expressions annoy you the most when you hear them repeatedly used by other people in conversation?
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