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YuriOtaniMay. 08, 2013 - 02:04PM JST
This is not news to me
Posted in: Pentagon report shows 37% jump in sex crimes in military
YuriOtaniMay. 05, 2013 - 02:18AM JST
I am against changing it as the change is the road to Imperial Japan. I really do not want Japan to have the mindset of striking first without warning. In all of Japans history a declaration of war before the attack is not among them. I really want to see peace and while I think we could give a good fight do not want to see it happen. I do not see a war with Russia. However an accidental war with mainland China is very possible. All it would do is a mistake happen by either side.
Japan should never again be able to threaten our neighboring countries. Article 9 should stay in place and not be rewritten.
Posted in: Tokyo protesters say no to amending constitution
YuriOtaniApr. 30, 2013 - 12:41PM JST
At least they have spare tires unlike today's GM. My friends new care has no spare tire.
Posted in: Nissan recalls over 123,000 Altimas in U.S. over spare tire issue
YuriOtaniApr. 30, 2013 - 12:26PM JST
Imports become more expensive and local production less. The recovery will pick up steam with more and more returning to the workforce. Make Chinese and Korean sodai gomi too expensive,
Posted in: Japan's factory output up, jobless rate down to 4-year low
YuriOtaniApr. 30, 2013 - 02:06AM JST
Arthur Dumbolov, the Soviets stole those islands and committed ethic cleansing a war crime. I am waiting to see what President Putin will put on the table. Japan is not a threat to Russia. I am in favor of a true meaningful lasting peace between our two nations.
Posted in: Abe arrives in Moscow for first top-level Russia visit in a decade
YuriOtaniApr. 29, 2013 - 09:23AM JST
Honest Abe, you may have to take a compromise. Two in the hand is better than 4 in the bush. Also it will liberate Yuri To, do try and make a deal that lets the former residents return to the other 2 islands.
YuriOtaniApr. 28, 2013 - 03:34PM JST
Scrote than Russia can expect no pipeline deal. It would be stupid to reward the Russians. Let them sit on their gas or let South Korea buy it. At least until the North cuts the pipeline.
Posted in: Japan, Russia to boost business ties, restart territorial talks
YuriOtaniApr. 28, 2013 - 11:25AM JST
Well Roten how about 2 of the islands in the 56 agreement? Why should Japan sign a Peace Treaty and get nothing? We would be better off buying from the Americans.
YuriOtaniApr. 28, 2013 - 03:19AM JST
issa1 not the islands but the EEZ around them. China has a lot more territory that is close compared to Japan. So the islands would only have a 12 mile territory zone around them. The Chinese can then develop the gas fields around them, perhaps jointly with Japan. They want the resources and not the actual islands. As to the black vans, the ones I knew were Japanese. They play patriotic music too loud for the systems and drink beer in the back. Mostly harmless but are annoying.
Posted in: Abe vows to expel by force any Chinese landing on disputed isles
YuriOtaniApr. 28, 2013 - 03:11AM JST
Pakistan is supporting the Taliban, they hide Osama and other terrorists. The Americans are funding them through their aid to Pakistan. A good way to weaken the Taliban is to stop supporting their friends.
Posted in: Taliban declare 'spring offensive' in Afghanistan
YuriOtaniApr. 28, 2013 - 03:02AM JST
All planes have issues it is a part of life. This causes no accidents and little damage to one plane. A 747 full of people blows up but they are still flying. If it worries you then do not fly in one.
Posted in: Ready to fly again
YuriOtaniApr. 28, 2013 - 02:46AM JST
One nice thing about Oklahoma, the Pike Pass or ETC does not involve a gate at all. Traffic that does not have it goes through the booths on the side, while people with the pass go by it at 120 km. The passes are easy to get and keep "charged". It has no batteries and it is stuck on the windscreen. Japan should look at the American system and perhaps adopt it. It would get more people to buy the passes and really speed up traffic with less accidents.
Posted in: Abe escapes injury in five-car collision
YuriOtaniApr. 27, 2013 - 08:38AM JST
Olegek than there will no no peace treaty, Japan does not need Russia. Gas is available from Canada and the United States. Russia can not use the atomic weapons without committing suicide. What I wrote goes along with the 1956 joint statement. So what will Russia do with all of that oil and gas? Sell it at discount to Mainland China perhaps. They are looking with envy at all of Russia's natural resources.
Posted in: Abe to visit Russia in new push for improved ties
YuriOtaniApr. 26, 2013 - 08:39AM JST
Maybe he will accept the 2 2 deal? The only thing would be to allow the former residents to return under Russian rule. I really doubt many would and they would be older. A peace treaty will be signed as well. Remember Russia American natural gas will be available soon. If both countries take a little but not all it could work.
YuriOtaniApr. 23, 2013 - 02:01PM JST
Think it would be a better retirement home for right wing fossils and their friends in the black vans. Build a road around the island so they can drive their vans and disturb the peace.
YuriOtaniApr. 23, 2013 - 12:39PM JST
Otago1000 do you think the Japanese Coast Guard will do nothing if the Chinese attack their nationals?
Posted in: Three Chinese ships spotted off disputed islands
YuriOtaniApr. 23, 2013 - 12:36PM JST
weapon of mass destruction oh please! They are in effect very small IED's. So he should face charges of placing an explosive with the intent to kill. If he did not place them than aiding in the placement not a death offense. Also he needs to be in a civilian court. Like it or not Americans there is no state of war. If there is a state of war please tell me when and whom the US Congress declared war?
Posted in: Boston bomb suspect charged; religious motive seen
YuriOtaniApr. 22, 2013 - 02:42PM JST
If it would not have been the shrine visit, it would have been another reason.
Posted in: S Korean FM shelves Japan trip over Yasukuni shrine visit
YuriOtaniApr. 22, 2013 - 01:48AM JST
My bet was the shooter was a person opposed to legalized marijuana.
Posted in: Shots fired at huge marijuana rally in Colorado
YuriOtaniApr. 21, 2013 - 08:59AM JST
The problem Dog is Japanese products become too expensive. As for dumping the two garbage phones you mention, who can say? What is popular today is not in the future.
Posted in: Aso defends monetary policy, weak yen
May. 26, 2013 - 02:45PM JST
There's no way that Republicans, the ones who tried to slash food stamps and disaster relief,…
Posted in: Obama refocuses terror threat to pre-9/11 level
May. 26, 2013 - 02:44PM JST
The Japanese government should fix the exchange rate at ¥100 = $1, and after allowing time…
Posted in: Weak yen a help for Japan, but headache elsewhere
May. 26, 2013 - 02:41PM JST
I don't doubt that.
Posted in: Hezbollah chief commits to victory in Syria
Just so Abe and his fellow party members don't dig into the Social Security and Pension…
Posted in: Abe vows all possible help for Myanmar economy
May. 26, 2013 - 02:38PM JST
I sure wouldn't want to work there. No wonder they're having trouble finding people to work…
Posted in: Stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant struggles to keep staff