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PontepilateMay. 15, 2013 - 03:35PM JST
@mikihouse ...but the Japanese had asked them to surrender peacefully...
Were we to admit your logic, we should say the US should not have stopped at the two a-bombs at Nagasaki and Hiroshima, but should have simply wiped out the entire island because of Japan's refusal to surrender in a war she started out of expansionist design... Perhaps then we wouldn't have to read such as you've written. DYING IN A WAR IS ONE THING, SADDISM IS ANOTHER! Truly, what a shame you bring to peace-loving people of this island and to many others who lost many family members and are suffering from the wounds of that shameful war, all because of some like you. Your refusal to acknowledge there could be a shameful past and find in that a reason to ask for forgiveness and be forgiven is, unfortunately, a cancer eating away at your own peace, the peace that you can experience even today. I pray you one day take that path.
Posted in: Filipino director takes new look at Bataan Death March
PontepilateApr. 19, 2013 - 08:47PM JST
When it comes patriotism or nationalism these two nations are same...
Posted in: Chinese basketball player branded as 'scum' for moving to Japan
PontepilateApr. 19, 2013 - 08:26PM JST
Again one of them naive ones... If you can't stand the heat, stay out. Now you want tax payers to foot your frivolous adventure?
Posted in: Female lay judge to sue over stress caused by crime scene photos
PontepilateApr. 03, 2013 - 05:16PM JST
Here's how the spread can be fast...
"Rubella is often spread through coughing or sneezing. It can also be transmitted when people put their fingers in their mouth or nose after touching an infected surface. Symptoms of rubella usually appear 14 to 21 days after rubella transmission.
Also known as German measles or three-day measles, rubella is a contagious illness spread by coughing and sneezing. A person with rubella can transmit the virus anytime from about seven days prior to the onset of the rash to seven days after the onset. Even if rubella symptoms never develop, a person can spread rubella if he or she becomes infected with rubella virus.
How Does Rubella Transmission Occur?
The rubella virus resides in the mucus in the nose and throat of the infected person. When that person sneezes or coughs, droplets spray into the air. The infected mucus can land in other people's noses or throats when they breathe or put their fingers in their mouth or nose after touching an infected surface."
Posted in: Rubella infections on the increase, warns health ministry
PontepilateMar. 29, 2013 - 02:42PM JST
@Saketown, the saying goes "Better an enemy you know than one in disguise..."
Posted in: S Korea unhappy with Japanese textbooks
PontepilateMar. 16, 2013 - 02:46PM JST
I do hold TEPCO guilty of failure to reveal and obstructing access to vital information that could help in a proper assessment of the magnitude of the risks resulting from the nuclear plant accident, but I think these servicemen should be suing the Pentagon, not TEPCO. As the department deploying an expeditionary volunteer team to the area, it had the responsibility and resources to make an independent assessment and provide the necessary protective gear to all the servicemen.
Posted in: 126 U.S. military members to sue TEPCO
PontepilateMar. 15, 2013 - 11:06PM JST
@smithinjapan, your comments on questions raised in article are more than pertinent...in many ways, Japan actually sees self as a victim during the Second World War
Posted in: S Korea, China fault Japan on 'comfort women' at U.N.
PontepilateMar. 10, 2013 - 09:27AM JST
I wonder how much this so called "miracle tree" helps these stressed and displaced victims.
Posted in: Miracle pine
PontepilateMar. 10, 2013 - 09:23AM JST
Good message for the millions around the world who donated to help human victims of the disaster...that while the world mourns and stands by those who have lost dear ones and belongings, Japan sinks the money in a fake "miracle tree" shrine...
PontepilateMar. 09, 2013 - 06:00AM JST
Whoa! We are three of us consenting adults, I just think Disney would've the place to launch the polygamous trend!
Posted in: First gay wedding held at Tokyo Disney Resort
PontepilateMar. 02, 2013 - 08:47AM JST
It's a non starter without the full package of traditional windows applications like PowerPoint...
Posted in: Microsoft tablet computer to go on sale in Japan on March 15
PontepilateMar. 01, 2013 - 01:27PM JST
In a world in which men or women are defined not by their sexual organs but by their "sexual orientation", my question is where do the she-men or he-women fit in this?
Posted in: ‘Women only’ train cars: Is it a crime for men to ride in them?
PontepilateFeb. 22, 2013 - 05:17PM JST
Sounds like someone is looking for an ally with whom to start the 3rd world war...
Posted in: China slams Abe over comments in Washington Post
PontepilateFeb. 22, 2013 - 01:33PM JST
So the children have no father(s) or were they not ready to pay-up? I do doubt the mother will be coming back!
Posted in: 3-year-old girl starves to death after mother leaves country
PontepilateFeb. 13, 2013 - 12:46PM JST
Violating anti-prostitution laws in Tokyo? Never knew such laws really exist in Japan? Well, some being skeptics of the online "dating" business, wnat it the old way...and with what is likely the world's highest percentage of sex-starved, especially males, possibly in the 80 % range, married and singles and all ages put together, why not let them take their cut of what most Japanese spend during their many trips to neighboring countries? Let's continue with the pretence...
Posted in: Woman arrested for running brothels for elderly
PontepilateFeb. 05, 2013 - 05:21PM JST
"The graviest crisis" to hit Japanese sport? As if the hazling to death of 17-year-old wrestler Tokitaizan wasn't one! Call it the most face-loosing exposure of the Japanese standard training methods since it has drawn international attention as an Olympic event. Tip of the iceberg I think it is, because such methods, including verbal assaults that are nothing short of worst kind of bulling, are common practices at even club levels, with parents, driven by the craze to see their offspring take a medal podium, cautioning the so called "child toughening" training methods.
Posted in: Minister calls judo beatings Japan's worst sports crisis
PontepilateJan. 30, 2013 - 10:37PM JST
What would people not do in this nation for medals and national fame...
Posted in: Japan's female Olympic judokas say coaches beat them
PontepilateJan. 20, 2013 - 09:55PM JST
@GrahamDeShazo I agree 100%. Talking tough when at end of the day all one can do is depend on others to act is backing louder than the master, a good act for a galley of ignorant people. No doubt, Mr Abe's asking for time is to negotiate the ransom money, forgetting that money paid by the French, Germans and others at one time or the other is what has built up the war chess of the terrorists... take a look at the vehicles they are using, they aren't American jeeps, and they were not purchased with rocks. Giving the terrorists more time only allows them time to split up the hostages and secure them at different points with explosives devices (we shouldn't forget these are people who aren't afraid to die). To say lives first is like the 100 out of 132 liberated don't matter.
Posted in: Abe orders task force to do everything possible for Japanese hostages in Algeria
PontepilateJan. 18, 2013 - 12:03PM JST
The question isn't about pointing fingers, but how the excess liquidity mentioned can be directed to finance the economies... And who has that excess liquidity?
Posted in: Germany concerned about Japan's economic policy
PontepilateJan. 14, 2013 - 07:00AM JST
Well, this is just sad, sad, sad; a waste! But the road to change is not for tomorrow. The craze for stardom in japanese sports seems to be what justifies such practices, sometimes with the knowledge of parents under the pretence that the practionners are doing something they like. On the other hand, it derives from traditions like having kids walk on hot coal with the believe that it makes them grow stronger and healthy...yet no one cries foal in these cases; traditions they call it! Well, the tradition is here to stay, because there are never bad traditions!
Posted in: Hashimoto apologizes to parents of student who killed himself
May. 19, 2013 - 05:45AM JST
Yosuke Matsuoka died with TB. he was not convicted. He had a funeral in Tabuse, Kumage-gun.…
Posted in: Abe defends right to visit Yasukuni Shrine
May. 19, 2013 - 04:55AM JST
And I say again. The archived documents that AWF collected revealed for the most part that…
Posted in: Defiant Hashimoto says U.S. troops abused women during occupation
technosphere, hope you get your windpipe cut in two. c u nt....
technosphere, hope you get your windpipe cut in two. c u nt...
technosphere, hope you get your windpipe cut in two. c u nt..