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Tom WebbAug. 03, 2015 - 03:35PM JST
War is hell. If you lost, heads will roll. This is just the facts of war.
Posted in: Do you think the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were morally justifiable?
Tom WebbAug. 02, 2015 - 06:43PM JST
Everybody spies on their friends and foes. I just wonder why people are "amazed" that is happens. Folks, spying has a long, long history. Many friends spy on the US. It's another game to be played.
Posted in: WikiLeaks says US spied on Japanese government, companies
Tom WebbAug. 02, 2015 - 06:36PM JST
The Pacific rim countries should not have included Japan in the TPP. Japanese agricultural lobby has a strong hold on the politicians and the government protection enjoyed by the farmers, ranchers, the brainwashed citizens will not allow a level-playing field.
Posted in: Pacific trade talks fail to clinch TPP deal
Tom WebbJul. 28, 2015 - 03:52AM JST
First to set booths on ground is the big dog. How are you going to get them out of there? Japan is too late to do anything. Mr. Abe, you should put your own oil/gas platform out there. You show no back bone, China knows this.
Posted in: China says it has every right to drill in East China Sea
Tom WebbJun. 22, 2015 - 06:52PM JST
I take shower before going to work and before I hit the sack. Sometimes, three times a day especially in the summer.
Posted in: Mega-important debate: Do you shower before work or before bed?
Tom WebbJun. 17, 2015 - 07:28PM JST
I will continue NOT to travel on JAL. It has been my experience since the 1970s to observe JAL's unhealthy culture and most employees' haughty attitude towards its guests. Their superior attitude just grates on my nerves. It doesn't surprise me that management tramples over it employees..
Posted in: Flight attendant sues JAL for 'maternity harassment'
Tom WebbMay. 21, 2015 - 10:32AM JST
He is old enough to know better than carry a stranger's bag on an airline. I seriously doubt that he was given an all paid vacation for nothing. He knew it was not a straight deal. I have no sympathy for him.
Posted in: Japanese grandfather gets life in prison in Indonesia drug case
Tom WebbApr. 16, 2015 - 03:23PM JST
Maybe the US Marine Corps would like to move there?
Posted in: U.S.-Japan guidelines said to specify Senkakus' defense
Tom WebbApr. 16, 2015 - 03:22AM JST
Japan should start development of fishing village, coast guard station, and other defense related facilities on the islands.
Tom WebbDec. 28, 2014 - 05:32AM JST
Well, it looks like all the preparation is completed. Now US or Japan can bomb North's nuclear facilities this coming summer.
Posted in: U.S. delivers second radar defense system to Japan
Tom WebbDec. 25, 2014 - 11:56PM JST
Why don't the South Korean or Japan just bomb out the nuke sites in North Korea and end this silly game? How much more crap will the world has to take from this spoiled brat?
Posted in: Japan, wary of N Korea, works to secure infrastructure after Sony attack
Tom WebbDec. 17, 2014 - 01:23AM JST
The big DENIAL is already starting. Takeuchi, you can forget the big lie because Japanese troops practiced cannibalism. I heard from one former soldier who stated that they had to eat curry that had the liver of an American pilot. The pilot was beheaded, then eaten. The soldiers were not starving. Those responsible officers were later tried and eventually hanged on Guam. When I read Hillenbrand's novel, the story was plausible. But knowing the Japanese habit of trying to hide the ugly truth, I am not surprised that many people will stand with Takeuchi.
Posted in: Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken' strikes a nerve in Japan
Tom WebbDec. 17, 2014 - 01:02AM JST
So what is happening in the USA? I am concerned that the US FAA have not questioned Korean Air why a passenger can order the Captain to return to the gate. Are all Korean Air flights run like this? If anything, Cho should have been kicked off the plane for disrupting the flight.
Posted in: Korean Air to be sanctioned for nut rage cover-up
Tom WebbDec. 12, 2014 - 10:43PM JST
This spoiled brat needs to be spanked, her head shaved, feathered and tarred. The US FAA need to inquire into this brat's action because she was not a crew member and had caused a delay in departure. I am sure that FAA's protocol was not followed. So Captain, you better have a good answer why a passenger can order an airline to return to gate and kick off a member of your crew.
Posted in: Korean Air CEO apologizes for daughter's nuts tantrum
Tom WebbDec. 11, 2014 - 08:57PM JST
Now that imported foods are so expensive, the Japanese farmers must be out in force plowing up the dormant fields and paddies to prevent starvation. Isn't this what all those farmers said when their products were artificially priced higher? Isn't this the reason why the politicians backed up the farm lobby? Citizens of Japan, your farmers will be out in force shorty so you will not starve.
Posted in: Yen plunge hurting, but more still to come
Tom WebbDec. 11, 2014 - 08:46PM JST
For those that are not afraid, please go to the Chinese embassy in Tokyo and give it a mighty finger, otherwise known as the Arizona (USA) greeting.
Posted in: Chinese NGO wants Japan apology for 1937 massacre
Tom WebbDec. 11, 2014 - 08:41PM JST
Hirai you are a spineless coward. I can't believe you frat over a movie just because its about a North Korean brat. No wonder the people of Asia thinks Japanese are cowards that can't standup to China without the USA holding your hands.
Posted in: Sony CEO ordered 'The Interview' toned down; Rogen objected
Tom WebbNov. 24, 2014 - 09:50PM JST
The Japan Coast Guard should confiscate the boat and coral harvest. The captain should be thrown in prison. The Japan Maritime Self Defense force can use the boat as target practice.
Posted in: Chinese skipper arrested for poaching coral brought to Yokohama
Tom WebbNov. 21, 2014 - 12:07AM JST
Maybe it is time for the US military bases to close in Okinawa. I can't imagine a "Red" invasion from China into the neighboring countries. North Korea is another story. But there is no need for the American bases in Okinawa to strike fear into North Korea. The US 7th Fleet is homeported in Yokosuka. One carrier task force is more than enough to take care of any aggression by the North Korea.
Posted in: Okinawa vote a blow to Japan-U.S. ties, say analysts
Tom WebbNov. 10, 2014 - 12:01AM JST
It is truly unfortunate that Japan can't or won't protect the waters of Ogasawara islands. What happened to the assurances of the Japanese PM to President Johnson in 1967 that the Bonin Islanders will be looked after upon return of the islands to Japanese control? I am sure it also means taking care of the surrounding waters and resources. I hope the Russians are taking a good hard look at what is happening to the Ogasawara islands. Just think what would happen if Russia gave the Northern Territories back to Japan and the Chinese fishing fleet shows up. The Japanese coast guard will "monitor" until all the fish stock is gone. Just like the "monitoring" of the Bonin waters until the red corals are stripped clean. Thank you Mr. Abe for nothing.
Posted in: Nearly 200 Chinese fishing vessels return to Ogasawaras
Vast Right-Wing Conspirator
Aug. 04, 2015 - 06:43PM JST
What lingering issue, the issue that Korea is too embarrassed to thank Japan for contributing to…
Posted in: Asia News Weekly - Lingering issues between South Korea and Japan
Aug. 04, 2015 - 06:42PM JST
Nessie: The absence of white allows me to see the font as you type them. Now,…
Posted in: 5 interview questions employers in Japan are no longer allowed to ask
Aug. 04, 2015 - 06:35PM JST
fxgai: "QFs, SFs, and maybe finals and wins."
Try not to bet your tennis professional opinion…
Posted in: Stronger Nishikori seeks return to US Open final
Aug. 04, 2015 - 06:32PM JST
Last year the first typhoon to hit mainland Japan was around Uminohi, same as this year…
Posted in: Soudelor targets Japan, China as most powerful storm of 2015
It is Wallaroo or something who said.
Why doesn't Abe do the same?
Posted in: U.S. drops atomic bombs on Japan in 1945: How AP reported it