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Saul SchimekJul. 28, 2015 - 10:59AM JST
Pixels is bad on a level rarely seen in cinema. I'm not sure censorship would not improve it......wow I actually said that
Posted in: How Sony sanitized Sandler movie to please Chinese censors
Saul SchimekJul. 28, 2015 - 10:38AM JST
I hope so. One should be able to have festivals without this kinda of nonsense going on
Posted in: Threat forces 'bon' festival to be canceled in Tokyo
Saul SchimekJul. 28, 2015 - 10:26AM JST
broccoli her tends to be canned a lot of the times. tho if you get fresh broccoli, it's not bad...mostly
Posted in: Pixar alters 'Inside Out' visuals for Japanese release, removing broccoli
Saul SchimekJul. 28, 2015 - 10:15AM JST
They won't stop...now that our politicians have a taste for power. it won't stop
Posted in: NSA to stop using bulk US phone data in November
Saul SchimekFeb. 02, 2015 - 07:51PM JST
okay this is pretty cool :D
Posted in: Japanese opera singer records cover of Queen’s 'Bohemian Rhapsody'
Saul SchimekJan. 23, 2015 - 11:41PM JST
the problems is we have too many laws. A Law at the end of the day can be enforced with up to and including lethal force. If we started pairing down the unneeded laws, this would not be as problematic
Posted in: One third of Americans believe police lie routinely
Saul SchimekJan. 13, 2015 - 09:00PM JST
it's been 70 years, let it rest already
Posted in: China bristles at Japanese defense minister's remarks
Saul SchimekDec. 10, 2014 - 10:02PM JST
So right-wing = Nationalist and Left-wing = internationalist in this context?
Posted in: Japanese right muzzling liberal media, say analysts
Saul SchimekNov. 28, 2014 - 05:41AM JST
It's not a bed of roses. there have been several wrecks due to hop-heads being higher than a kite trying to drive
Posted in: Merry marijuana: Pot sellers woo holiday shoppers in Colorado
Saul SchimekNov. 27, 2014 - 05:18AM JST
A gun is a tool (for killing). No more. no less.. It is the training and psychology behind using that tool that is problematic at best. U.S. Police really do need to dail it back a bit as they have gotten really gun happy of late.
OTOH, there are elements within society which are not reasonable by any stretch of the imagination and that only a show of force will bring compliance. They are not a large subset, but they are enough to be of concern.
Ideally, Police should be able to use a level of restraint in the use of force. But when the legal system has been twisted into a pretzel so bad by what I like to call Insane Troll Logic Law to the point where shooting the perp is going to cause less problems for a LEO than the other less lethal options, then we do have a severe problem
it's bloody depressing
Posted in: For world's police, force of the law meets the law of force
Saul SchimekNov. 13, 2014 - 03:55AM JST
I thought there were riffing off of 'Frozen', personally
Posted in: Night lights
Saul SchimekOct. 31, 2014 - 10:02PM JST
The Peace Prize has become a devalued joke over the years. The Award To Barack Obama before he had done anything of consequence merely made it obvious
Posted in: Politics of the Nobel Peace Prize
Saul SchimekOct. 31, 2014 - 09:58PM JST
So...Kinda like a Farmers Market for Tokyo? Cool
Posted in: Tokyo Harvest Event
Saul SchimekOct. 08, 2014 - 06:53PM JST
Dig in and make sure you have a portable generator, bottled water and survival supplies. it's gonna be rough
Posted in: Super typhoon on course for Japan
Saul SchimekSep. 26, 2014 - 06:50PM JST
Yeah, the Japanese really do not like being reminded of it....But then China tends to gloss over it's own atrocities too
Posted in: Battle lines
Saul SchimekSep. 24, 2014 - 09:28PM JST
There are no words.....
Posted in: 47-year-old man arrested after body parts of missing 6-year-old Kobe girl found
Saul SchimekSep. 04, 2014 - 12:24AM JST
China must be having more internal problems. This is getting predictable
Posted in: China's top leaders remember victory over Japan
Saul SchimekJul. 28, 2014 - 09:17PM JST
I'm glad that the new 'Gojira' film went over well. Hollywood can do things right, when it actually digs in and tries. I rather liked the film myself as well :)
Posted in: Japanese fans speak on evolution of 'Godzilla'
Saul SchimekJul. 12, 2014 - 02:03AM JST
Gino....Or 'Zilla' as it was rebranded, was nuked by Gojira in one of the last films (the name escapes me), much to all Gojira fans pleasure around the world
Posted in: Tokyo rolls out red carpet for 'Godzilla'
Saul SchimekJul. 11, 2014 - 08:24AM JST
let's see...nearly 70 years ago....yeah. Don't care very muich
Posted in: China starts publishing daily Japanese war crimes 'confession'
Peter Nozawa Thurwachter
Sep. 04, 2015 - 12:47PM JST
Weeds vs crops. Dolphins are mammals, they generate their own body heat and thus they consume…
Posted in: Taiji dolphin hunt begins; coastal whaling set to start
Why are they called migrants now? They are refugees. Is calling them migrants a way to…
Posted in: EU ministers to meet on migrants as drowned boy's father speaks
Sep. 04, 2015 - 12:45PM JST
Funny to see all dooms-days prophets scream out their fear on this page for this "news".…
Posted in: Japan enacts law to allow gov't access to personal bank data
Sep. 04, 2015 - 12:43PM JST
With a face like mine there's very little interaction to avoid. One thing I have noticed…
Posted in: Do you ever use your smartphone to avoid interacting with other people in certain situations?
Sep. 04, 2015 - 12:39PM JST
Criminals always want their crimes to be forgotten. Duh.
Calling Suga a criminal is a bit…
Posted in: Japan urges China not to focus on 'unfortunate history'