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avigatorJun. 28, 2015 - 03:54AM JST
@Warispeace, you hit the nail on the head.
Posted in: Japan, U.S. can reach TPP agreement at July meeting: official
avigatorJun. 09, 2015 - 09:45AM JST
The sad thing is that people do nothing about it because what the government forces
in their minds is the law of the land in Japan.
Posted in: Japanese academics urge Abe to renew sex slave apology
avigatorJun. 08, 2015 - 07:44AM JST
@Commanteer, You are absolutely right in everything you said.
Posted in: G-7 leaders signal united front on Russia sanctions
avigatorMay. 16, 2015 - 08:59AM JST
@Criticalthinker. You are speaking words of wisdom, which few people can
understand. I used to be like Kcjapan, until I did research and saw the light.
Believe me, it is totally different from what really happens. We just believe
everything at face value. And for some reasons, the moderator just does not
Posted in: Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to death
avigatorMay. 14, 2015 - 10:04AM JST
Still trying to glorify its war past. Get it over with. It is done.
Posted in: WWII kamikaze base to seek UNESCO recognition for pilots' documents
avigatorMay. 14, 2015 - 10:00AM JST
While Japanese soldiers brutally murdered million of Chinese,(besides all the other national groups in the Pacific), it is a documented fact that when the Japanese retreated and fled China, they left their own babies behind. It was the Chinese who took care of them and raised them as their own. And when later some of them tried to return to Japan, the Japanese government did not make it that easy for their return. Had did been the other way around, I doubt the Japanese would be nursing abandoned Chinese babies.
The Japanese commemorate the drop of the atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki with the pretense of the horrors of nuclear bombs. But in reality it is a reverse psychology to remind the World of crimes against humanity. Nothing different from what China is trying to remind the World about.
Just like Honne and Tatemae convey different truths so the written histories get distorted facts.
Even some American Congressmen have stated that China does not want war but business.
If they did, long time ago they could have establish a military rule in the LyuKyu Kingdom.
But guess who could not keep it hands off the cookie jar and invaded Okinawa?
Posted in: China sets Sept 3 to mark WWII victory over Japan
avigatorMay. 08, 2015 - 08:48PM JST
Pakistan seems to be the worse place to be in. But of course there are many other countries like Somalia, Iraq,(thanks to the WMD).
Posted in: Foreign ambassadors killed as Taliban claim helicopter downing in Pakistan
avigatorMay. 08, 2015 - 08:45PM JST
Of course not. Homosexuality was widely accepted and rampant in Japanese society before the Meiji restoration.
In fact, it is recorded that the Samurai teacher, known as the Nenja,(do not confuse it with Ninja), would take a boy as young as 9 or 10 to be his disciple or Wakashu, therein the word Wakashudoo or ways of youth. Now this also implied that the boy would become the samurai's boy lover, taking the role of a woman. And this was despite the fact that the Samurai were already married. I am not making this up, I researched it in the web. And I believe it is right on topic. So yes, Japan has had its history of accepted gay relationships but under the Shogun type of governance. Have you seen Mitokomon where one of the rival Samurai has long hair and wears cosmetics resembling a woman?
Posted in: One thing we don't have to deal with in Japan that we have to deal with in the United States and many other countries are the organized groups that exist solely to fight against gay people. There are no churches or political parties that stand up against gay groups and say, 'We hate gay people - gay people are the devil.' These organized opposition groups to our very existence are not here.
avigatorMay. 08, 2015 - 08:31PM JST
I am not sure how he made it to the police to begin with.
He is setting a bad example for those left in the force.
That could be considered attempted kidnapping of childnapping.
Posted in: Ex-cop on trial for attempted kidnapping of 10-year-old girl
avigatorMay. 08, 2015 - 08:27PM JST
Vanity has its rewards indeed.
Posted in: Japanese man leaves $100,000 watch behind at Newark airport
avigatorMay. 08, 2015 - 08:26PM JST
She already enjoyed the money and maybe she deserved it for taking care of them for those 50 years.
You know, for many Asians, the dead are still alive and they have to do special celebrations and daily offerings.
It is called ancestor worship". And those altars are not cheap either.
Posted in: Gifu woman held for cashing dead parents' pension for 50 years
avigatorMay. 08, 2015 - 08:21PM JST
Since the name is synonymous of Fake, I will refer to anything fake as a
China is starting to make Samuragochi smart watches.
Posted in: Japan's 'Fake Beethoven' to star in documentary
avigatorApr. 23, 2015 - 10:43AM JST
Yes, there is climate change, but the cause it not necessarily what scientists
have been talking about. Listen to this scientist's interesting point of view:
Posted in: Obama says climate change can no longer be denied
avigatorApr. 21, 2015 - 09:36AM JST
Posted in: Desisa wins second Boston Marathon crown
avigatorApr. 21, 2015 - 09:34AM JST
I think this is becoming a daily routine news.
The safest way is to introduce him to a loser friend that will
get his attention, then he will no longer be interested
or platonically in love with her, so that way he will not
come back to stalk her to death. Else, he will stalk her
through private detectives.
Posted in: Man arrested for strangling girlfriend
avigatorApr. 21, 2015 - 09:29AM JST
Big politicians steal in subtle ways not by ten thousand yen but ten million or even billions of yen.
When government land becomes available, the easiest way for them to scam is by developing the land
right away with any kinds of projects. That way construction companies owned by friends, families or cronies,
can be awarded the contracts. Later own they can pay them favors back. That is why you hear all those corruption cases all the time.
Posted in: Family branded welfare cheats because daughter gets part-time job
avigatorApr. 21, 2015 - 09:25AM JST
Yubaru, as far as the bankers are concerned, they are the real winners.
They create conflicts, rumors, and conditions for war so the countries force themselves
to borrow money from the central banks they own, and put people into more servitude.
Posted in: Iwo Jima vet, Okinawa survivor wrestle with WWII legacy
avigatorApr. 21, 2015 - 09:20AM JST
I agree with strangerland. Like, why would you come up with such a scheme of "trade pact" if it is not to your own benefit? Japan got a husband for life like it or not.
Posted in: U.S., Japan fail to close gap on rice, auto parts trade
avigatorApr. 18, 2015 - 11:50PM JST
Bertie, you said it right. It does not matter what political ideology runs a country's government, in the end, all of them do it to the detriment of its citizens. As far as "democracy", which continuously puts itself on a pedestal, it hides behind a curtain of deception. Not that I think of any other system to be better, but this one in particular operates in a subtle way disguising itself as a benefactor of mankind.
The "Money Masters"in You-Tube pretty much summarizes the whole thing. I highly recommend it for an awareness. The full documental is 3.5 hours long.
Posted in: Japan, U.S. trying to seal trade deal before summit
avigatorApr. 14, 2015 - 09:30AM JST
it is more macabre than you would imagine. North Korea is next. Have not figured it out yet?
Tamil Tigers of Eelam ended their war, Myammar is close to democracy, the PKK in Turkey
resigned to their armed struggle. It is to put into people's mind the illusion of World peace,
accomplished by humans, which will never happen. Then sudden death and destruction will
come unto them...... Just google the rest. Key words: Peace, sudden death and destruction.
Posted in: First Iran, now Cuba: Breakthroughs and hard sells for Obama
Jul. 05, 2015 - 05:24AM JST
An allergy to milk is the most common human allergy on the planet.
That's all I…
Posted in: City in Niigata drops milk from school lunches
Jul. 05, 2015 - 05:00AM JST
three shows in and no repeated material [unless you could the improv sections "drums" and "space"]....quite…
Posted in: Psychedelic send-off as Grateful Dead prepare to quit stage
Jul. 05, 2015 - 04:05AM JST
So the democrats will just sit and wait for them to run the course and meanwhile…
Posted in: UNESCO condemns IS destruction of Syria's Palmyra antiquities
Jul. 05, 2015 - 01:59AM JST
What is the topic here?
Posted in: Eager eaters weigh in ahead of NYC July 4 hot dog contest
That's really not the full reason why they don't like Trump for one thing he's not…
Posted in: Obama makes fun of growing number of Republicans in 2016 race