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YongYangMay. 14, 2013 - 08:19AM JST
And who for a moment believes that radioactive isotopes haven't been flowing into the ocean from the 3 Level 7 catastrophes anyway? Of course the contamination of the marine environment has been ongoing. As for the lie that the structure withstood the earthquake, that it was the tsunami that truly exposed man's folly... how is it 400 tons of ground water gets into the structures every day. Permeation? What a shower of lies, cover-up, deception and insanity.
Posted in: TEPCO seeks permission to dump groundwater from Fukushima plant into ocean
YongYangMay. 13, 2013 - 04:17PM JST
Of course you need to learn and understand the language of the culture you are in, otherwise you miss so much, the humor, the stories, the added weave to the human experience of the tapestry around you. If you're here, learn, embrace and enjoy.
Posted in: Why you shouldn’t learn Japanese
YongYangMay. 12, 2013 - 02:28AM JST
Oh, and their car industry.
Posted in: U.S. tells Japan to stick to currency rules as G7 meets
YongYangMay. 12, 2013 - 02:20AM JST
The US brought the world economy to the very brink, we stared deep into the abyss, THEN they essentially nationalzied their banking system and THEy say, 'paly by the rules'? Get out of here!
YongYangMay. 11, 2013 - 12:42PM JST
Yeah, we're sure they don't. God forbid they have some safe-food competition and have to stop ripping everyone off.
Posted in: Zenchu opposes Japan's entry into TPP
YongYangMay. 06, 2013 - 05:45PM JST
This drunken idiot wasn't stepping on a guy's lawn, he was in his garden and Japanese gardens are enclosed and well inside a person's comfort zone. Keep them ON BASE.
Posted in: Drunk U.S. serviceman arrested for trespassing in private residence
YongYangMay. 04, 2013 - 09:09AM JST
Cut out the middle man and throw it down the toilet and save yourself from heart disease, blood pressure and diabetes.
Posted in: McDonald’s to sell McGriddles all day long for limited time
YongYangMay. 02, 2013 - 02:47PM JST
Land of the White Elephants. Waste. Waste. Waste. Dangerous, mad and very disturbing.
Posted in: Black smoke detected from Monju reactor during test operations
YongYangApr. 27, 2013 - 07:50PM JST
Went away at the end of March for 10 days, half the price of a 4 day excursion during GW. It's really awful how everyone gets ripped^off by the GW greed.
Posted in: Golden Week holiday exodus begins
YongYangApr. 23, 2013 - 06:23PM JST
Said it from the start. Day zero. Why are the IAEA getting in on The Reality action? Doesn't suit them usually.
YongYangApr. 21, 2013 - 02:57PM JST
The real crux of the matter is we --mature, intelligent adults- do NOT expect a 14-year-old girl to have the judgement and decision-making skills that an adult should have. The message that some on this board believe in / follow, that it’s okay to have sexual relations with a child as long as he or she is compliant — is absolutely wrong.
Posted in: 39-year-old man arrested for paying 14-year-old girl for sex
YongYangApr. 21, 2013 - 01:55PM JST
YongYangApr. 21, 2013 - 01:54PM JST
He took advantage of a child. He sexually exploited her. May all the apologists on here be from countries where any such act against children is also punishable in their own country. She IS a victim. He was 39 years old. When underage girls become sexually involved with adult men they are exposed to a devastating array of physical and emotional injuries. These illicit relationships set them up to be life-long victims who tend to view their self-worth solely in terms of sex. If you see a child a s a perp, then you are immature and most like rationalizing acts or thoughts of your own that society deems illegal. Children are children and leave them be as such.
YongYangApr. 20, 2013 - 09:09PM JST
The link proposes a theory.
Unit 3 could have experienced prompt criticality. A possibility.
That would be a very large oxygen tank. Why was steam still coming out? Because tonnes of water was being pumped in.
I take you back to the original report:
The cause of the explosion in the No. 3 reactor building has yet to be determined.
Posted in: IAEA begins fresh probe into Fukushima nuclear accident
YongYangApr. 20, 2013 - 03:37PM JST
Zichi, I was commending your support of those in Tohoku and Kanto, which I still do, this denial of what No3 was though, it wasn't a hydrogen / steam explosion with some oxygen bottles... read the transcript of TEPCO again. No conspiracy theory here and you know it, at no point have said it was nuclear, neither am I saying it wasn't, but that was a thermal explosion.
YongYangApr. 20, 2013 - 03:33PM JST
What, like when they reduced prices when the yen was high? What JOKE! Take a smaller profit margin.
Posted in: Firms eye price rises in response to weaker yen
YongYangApr. 19, 2013 - 10:23PM JST
@ Zichi after two years of being lied to, you still eat their 'truth'? Wow. You of all people surprise, no, disappoint, me.
Two days before, on March 12, a hydrogen explosion had occurred in the plant’s No. 1 reactor building.
“In short, the only change we have made was replacing ‘No. 1 reactor’ with the ‘No. 3 reactor’?” Takahashi said in the footage. “We do not know whether it was a hydrogen explosion, but since the government--the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency--is saying it is a hydrogen explosion, we can just say so--a hydrogen explosion, can’t we?”
Takahashi urged that TEPCO parrot the government announcement, without trying to confirm the cause.
“On television a short while ago, NISA was saying it was a hydrogen explosion," he said. "I guess we’d better keep pace.”
The footage also showed someone saying, “the prime minister’s office has also been using the term hydrogen explosion. Perhaps we should do the same,” but the person was not identifiable.
Shimizu approved Takahashi’s recommendation, saying, “All right. I agree. This is fine.”
Then followed two seconds of bleeped-out footage. Shimizu then said, “Speediness is the key.”
At a later news conference, a public relations official of the utility announced, “It was a hydrogen explosion.”
YongYangApr. 19, 2013 - 10:20PM JST
@Zichi. Come on. No3 was not just a hydrogen explosion. There was a thermal explosion of some kind, the red / orange flash proves it. Much more force upwards, much darker, thicker smoke.
YongYangApr. 19, 2013 - 10:17PM JST
Jesuz, not Rolf. Come on. Surely he only tied his kangaroo down and didn't abuse children. I am not surprised by Saville, or Eddie Starr et al, but Rolf Harris? As Thunderbird wrote, that's awful to imagine. Hoping it isn't true.
Posted in: Rolf Harris arrested over sex offense allegations in UK
YongYangApr. 15, 2013 - 08:17PM JST
@Ron: and by burning it and around the country.
May. 20, 2013 - 05:57AM JST
Always put your hands on a handle. 2. Avoid the women.
Posted in: Guilty and never proven innocent – every male train rider's nightmare in Japan
May. 20, 2013 - 05:54AM JST
Who voted this boy mayor? A sad reflection of japanese society.
Posted in: Defiant Hashimoto says U.S. troops abused women during occupation
Instead of making sweeping generalizations about both genders, let's call this what it is: A small…
May. 20, 2013 - 05:44AM JST
Abe is outdoing Obama in diplomatic area.
Posted in: Abe's envoy returns from North Korea
May. 20, 2013 - 05:37AM JST
What happened to 石原 伸晃 Ishihara Nobuteru? He was a rising star of LDP years ago.…
Posted in: Restoration Party member ousted over Korean prostitution remarks