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RecklessDec. 18, 2014 - 09:45AM JST
A braless breast protest would be in order. Watch out folks, it may be nipply,,,
Posted in: Over 20,000 bras recalled due to injury fears
RecklessDec. 18, 2014 - 09:41AM JST
50 years too late,,,
Posted in: Ishihara retires from politics
RecklessDec. 18, 2014 - 09:40AM JST
@donkusai "Could you imagine the outcry over a movie depicting an attempt to assassinate the U.S. president? "
This is actually a common topic. I recall at least two movies, one with Harrison Ford where Air Force One is hijacked and they threaten to destroy the plane, and another where the US president makes a speech in some South American country with his body double and the real Prez is kidnapped and they threaten to kill him.
This particular movie is a perfect storm because Sony is owner, and the NKorea Prez is nuts and completely insecure.
Posted in: Sony cancels Dec 25 U.S. release of 'The Interview' after threats
RecklessDec. 18, 2014 - 09:35AM JST
Should have just gone to soapland and paid the piper,,,
Posted in: Teacher arrested for intruding into woman's bedroom
RecklessDec. 17, 2014 - 02:58PM JST
Works well enough on herbivores, but not when real man sucker punches imposter for hitting on his lady,,, seen it happen,,, very embarrassing for the imposter.
Posted in: Company dispatches hot dudes to make your man jealous
RecklessDec. 16, 2014 - 05:09PM JST
Yes. I tell my 7 yo to tell me what he wants for Christmas and I will call Santa and tell him. He thinks it is cool that I can call Santa.
Posted in: Do you, or did you, encourage your young children to believe in Santa Claus?
RecklessDec. 12, 2014 - 04:07AM JST
If anyone has any idea how a US citizen in Japan can pay into US Social Security and not the Japanese pension system please advise... The US will go broke but Japan will go broke first.
Posted in: Japan's looming benefit cuts an unspoken, unsettling election theme
RecklessDec. 06, 2014 - 08:39PM JST
Get them B-59s flying over Tokyo and dropping butter bombs.
Posted in: Airlift to ease Japan french fry shortage
RecklessDec. 05, 2014 - 11:33AM JST
@tinawatanabe, yes I empathize with all and am kind of "mixed",,, Interestingly my children in Abe's glorious school system here already dislike China based on what they are taught.
Posted in: These young men who died here believed they were defending their family and loved ones. We need to rediscover their sacrifices and learn from them.
RecklessDec. 04, 2014 - 11:35AM JST
@Pandebelle, seems like you don't understand Japanese well. After living here nearly two decades I can confidently say Japanese have an inability to empathize with non-Japanese. That is extremely dangerous and should not be glorified.
And, in addition, my country was pushed into war by the Germans and Japanese, so there is no doubt that their hands are dirtier than others.
RecklessDec. 04, 2014 - 10:09AM JST
My Grandma-in-law made it until recently handmade and I think it is pretty good. You start eating it from morning on the first with beers obligatory for all the men and eat it other days until it is gone. I hope the tradition continues. Seems to me Japanese women need to step up and continue the traditions, and the men too with pounding rice. Once a year isn't too much to ask.
Posted in: Why don’t young people in Japan like eating traditional New Year’s dishes?
RecklessDec. 04, 2014 - 09:48AM JST
And don't forget to study the horrific things they did to POWs, to Chinese, and multitude of other people's in Asia. Learn from THAT.
RecklessDec. 02, 2014 - 10:52AM JST
I hope some people go to jail for this. Cruelty towards animals is a crime against man, nature and God's laws.
Posted in: Discarded dogs show dark side of pet boom
RecklessDec. 01, 2014 - 04:36PM JST
@Elizabeth Heath "This article appears to have been written by Chicken Licken."
You made my day with that! Chicken Licken is a soul food chain in South Africa. Maybe you mean his cousin Chicken Little who thought the sky was falling when a flying overhead bird crapped on him. As they say at Kentucky, it is finger licken good!
Posted in: Britain may turn into Europe's most politically unpredictable country
RecklessDec. 01, 2014 - 02:37PM JST
I am over 40 years old and have worked full time since graduating college. I have never in my recollection taken a sick day. Ghosh has blessed me. The only coworkers I ever recall taking sick days are vast majority women. This is just an observation and I do not mean to imply anything. I would however take off without hesitation if it was a physical injury, or death in the family or childbirth.
Posted in: How high a fever will you run before calling in sick?
RecklessNov. 28, 2014 - 03:31PM JST
Being an officer is tough. Always seeing people at their worst, dealing with criminals, low pay, bullying on the force, etc. It is not for everyone. RIP.
Posted in: Two police officers commit suicide in Osaka, Miyazaki
RecklessNov. 28, 2014 - 01:30PM JST
To do what? Make a new underclass that is even beneath the underpaid current underclass?
Posted in: Do you think Japan should allow immigration by unskilled workers?
RecklessNov. 27, 2014 - 05:05PM JST
I have always considered a hammer a considerable weapon that I might use if the chips were down. That, and perhaps a crowbar.
Posted in: Man attacks ex-girlfriend, her father with hammer
RecklessNov. 27, 2014 - 10:18AM JST
I think Japan would be better off focusing on GDP/person with real buying power factored in. Economic growth for economic growth's sake seems an erroneous target.
Posted in: Japan's war on deflation faces its toughest battle
RecklessNov. 26, 2014 - 05:22PM JST
Just send me the pizza and my shot of insulin. Ummmmhhhh,,,,
Posted in: Japan serves up yet another weird pizza
Dec. 19, 2014 - 05:56AM JST
Troops regularly complain that they are outgunned by Boko Haram, they are not paid in full…
Posted in: Nigerian court sentences 54 soldiers to death for refusing to fight extremists
Dec. 19, 2014 - 05:54AM JST
Boob stabs are real (and very painful!). I stopped using underwired bras and I don't regret…
Dec. 19, 2014 - 04:51AM JST
If you don't like it, change the channel or turn off the TV. There are many…
Posted in: Is Japanese TV really as bad as its reputation?
Dec. 19, 2014 - 04:38AM JST
Sounds like yet more nonsense for so called experts and government to get excuses to explain…
Posted in: Can identifying mental illness stop terror attacks?
Dec. 19, 2014 - 04:23AM JST
This case is far more complicated because what is behind it is city's concession of Buraku…
Posted in: Osaka court rules tattoo check on city employees illegal