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bello420Mar. 12, 2013 - 06:27PM JST
I think it's time to call it a day in Afghanistan an bring the troops home. Nothing we do will be good enough for the Afghan tribes and they really never wanted us there. I know, I've been there. Exactly the same thing happened to the Soviets and we thought we could just go in and take over... for what?? The fools in congress can't get the budget passed and the sequestration has already impacted my comrades and our operations. I call bull****.
Posted in: Five U.S. troops die in Afghan chopper crash
bello420Mar. 12, 2013 - 06:20PM JST
This was a serious diplomatic blunder by both China and South Korea, The earthquake and tsunami disaster was a humanitarian crisis where "developed" countries are expected to show compassion at the very least. It clearly shows these two are far from being "truly developed" countries in the advanced sociological sense. I can bet if such horrific disaster befell China or South Korea, Japan would send millions of $ in aid and send hig ranking diplomats to show their respects, like all highly developed countries should. I don't blame the people, but the governments there are despicable. I've been to both China and South Korea and I have met some decent people there, although there are harsh sentiments towards Japan from many people. Really, Japan is on a much higher level, at least that's the way I saw it, firsthand.
Posted in: China, S Korea envoys skip tsunami ceremony
bello420Mar. 01, 2013 - 09:04PM JST
For Christ's sake, these are the same bufoons who give themselves raises every year!! I'm sick of this crap!!
Posted in: Crisis looms in U.S. as budget cuts hit on Friday
bello420Mar. 01, 2013 - 08:49PM JST
Each time that China sends her ships into the Japanese territorial zone and Japan literally does nothing about it, it's consistently staking its claim to what they call the Diaoyus and they will not stop until Japan gets tired and finally gives up. This is one case where Japan really has to grow some cojones and show China that it will not tolerate Chinese infiltrations or dubious claims to these islands. Japanese ships wouldn't be let to within 20 km of a Chinese island for sure!! How about parking a couple of JMSDF destroyers there and order them to take whatever forceful actions as necessary to "defend" the Japanese sovereignty of these islands? Or is Japan scared?
Posted in: Japan scrambles fighter jets to meet Chinese plane
bello420May. 08, 2012 - 07:29PM JST
Senior party party members have found their scapegoat and put him out to dry. The Sgadow Shogun has spoken, and so it shall be done. Why doesn't he just become Prime Minister?
Posted in: DPJ discuss reinstating Ozawa's membership
bello420May. 08, 2012 - 07:25PM JST
Oops, sorry about that, but I was gonna say it'sa drop in the bucket compared to what the corrupt officialssteal evry year!
Posted in: Fukushima advertising for police
bello420May. 08, 2012 - 07:24PM JST
How much salary are they offering?? I would do it if I had a guaranteed life insurance policy of at least $1M, at least, plus a salary of $500K a year, minimum. If I'm gonna lay my life on the line in this way, I want extensive returns. This shouldn't be probelm as it's only a drop in the bucket compared to the
bello420May. 03, 2012 - 07:59PM JST
I think the Chinese were pretty darned angry about this, and told the US to practice what they preach in legalities. Stay out of other countries' internal affairs. China is not a weak country like Iraq or Afghanistan or Libya. How long has China been around?? How long has the USA been around??
Posted in: Dissident Chen appeals to Obama to help him leave China
bello420May. 03, 2012 - 07:52PM JST
The JTF is a white elephant already. Technology and techniques to counter it's stealth capabilities are already active in Russia and soon in China. The costs keep going up and the plane hasn't even been close to operational. Perhaps Australia should buy a different plane, since the JTF will be even more expensive two years from now and who knows if it will be ready for production at that time. The F-22 is good, but even it has it's quirks with the skin and oxygen generator problems. Stealth is effective only when taking on capably inferior adversaries, probably not so effective against more sophisticated, full spectrum air defense systems and techniques.
Posted in: Australia delays fighter jet project to save money
bello420May. 03, 2012 - 07:21PM JST
It's a commercial people!! This is just stupid , why does JT post this to begin with?? Oh, and by the way... Japan, you are not the only country in the world....Yes, there really are other real countries out there!!
Posted in: Korean idol enrages Japanese netizens by eating instant noodles from the pot
bello420May. 03, 2012 - 07:08PM JST
There is a serious flaw in the Japanese psyche. I've lived here for 18 years and is clearly evident to me.... why isn't it obvious to the J- gov. They need to address this and many other things in their society. Why is it that in other much poorer countries people aren't disheartened to the point where they have to resort to suicide?
Posted in: Over 25% of Japanese in their 20s have considered suicide
bello420Apr. 05, 2012 - 05:49PM JST
This only the beginning I'm afraid. We'll hear of more contaminated food and water as the months and years go by. The unlucky children will develop Thyroid cancer, and only then, when it's too late, will the J-gov issue any warnings to have compulsory testing of the population and make Fukushima prefecture off limits.
Posted in: Smelt in Gunma lake four times over new legal radiation limit
bello420Apr. 05, 2012 - 05:40PM JST
Why don't they just encase this in a concrete sarcophagus and call it a day? Seal the whole mess up for good! The area around the Fukushima dai-ichi is permamnenlty radiated and should be off limits. When is the J-gov going to make a good decision finally!?
Posted in: Water containing strontium leaks from Fukushima plant into sea
bello420Mar. 28, 2012 - 06:50PM JST
That, ladies and gentlemen is a true professional politician and world leader putting the smackdown on little kid Romney who pretends he knows about international relations. Way to go Medvedeb!! By the way, Ukraine will never be allowed to join NATO while Russia exists. My friends there tell me they don't want to be under the Russian yoke, but neither do they want to be the West's puppet. When it comes down down to it, Russia and Ukraine are historically and culturally linked as the home of Slavic civilization, and Russia will never allow to be separated.
Posted in: Russia's Medvedev tells Romney to 'use head'
bello420Mar. 27, 2012 - 08:11PM JST
President Obama clearly showed his professionalism and skill as a world leader, acting responsibly and pragmatically. He clearly understands what is going on the world, and knows Moscow is expremely upset about a great many things. It's the US who is acting as the agressor, surrounding Russia with whole army groups and missile defense radars and interceptors. With its military might and economic power, the US has reached a point where our forces are now inside the Soviet "backyard", and Russia because it has been weaker, wasn't able to counter the US moves. But now, as we get closer, Russia is drawing the line, and our President clearly doesn't want another cold war, much less an active war does anybody? Russia is the other superpower, and President Obama's conversation with Medvedeb clearly shows the respect the superpowers have towards each other, no matter what rhetoric gets pushed in the media. To be the leader of the strongest nation on earth takes a lot more than just brawn, especially when dealing with the 2nd most powerful country on the planet. Let's not forget, the bear can still put our lights out for good. These two guys, are showing they're serious about finding a compromise... as true leaders should.
Posted in: Obama hits back in Russia 'hot mike' row
bello420Mar. 26, 2012 - 09:21PM JST
Obummer!! Warning North Korea is like warning China.... they're really scared!! ooh!!
Posted in: Obama visits Demilitarized Zone, warns N Korea not to launch rocket
bello420Mar. 26, 2012 - 09:17PM JST
There will not be a repeat of Lybia in Syria. Hope Assad will step down, because Russia just got him a freebie!
Posted in: Medvedev: Annan's mission is Syria's last chance
bello420Mar. 26, 2012 - 09:06PM JST
The grim reality is the US is proping up Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kuwait , and now Iraqi oil industries. They sell oil in dollars only because of a deal made long ago where the US guaranteed their sovereignty in exchange for the petro-dollar. That makes the US the sole long term benefactor of about 80% of the world's oil, equal to billions of dollars anually. The petro-dollar is what keeps America on war footing, as she will do what is necessary to keep the oil flowing to fill her coffers of greed and debt, and if you dare not sell in dollars, you get invaded, and the oil ends up being America's oil and your country a puppet state. Iraq and Libya wanted to lose the dollar, and they got invaded for it. Iran also is not selling in dollars so now they are the next target.... it is a chain of events driven by America's thirst for power, and all it's so called "allies" are really nothing more than "slaves" to the "master". People need to wake up and smell the coffee!! Wake up Japan, but I really don't think this country has any balls left to make any decisions for itself, as it takes orders from Washington. A unipolar world is no good for mankind.
Posted in: Japan to cut Iran oil imports after exemption from U.S. sanctions
bello420Mar. 26, 2012 - 08:45PM JST
The J-gov, better known as Clowns Inc., needs to stop all the ridiculous paranoia and re-start the nuclear reactors. Or do they wanna be forever dependent on Middle Estern oil and make the rich richer, while Japan suffers?? Nuclear technology is proven safe and as clean s it gets if managed properly. Do you see France or Russia stopping their Nuclear programs?? Of course not!! Nuclear power is the only way for a country without any energy resources while they develop green technologies for the future!!
Posted in: Japan down to one nuclear reactor after Niigata shutdown
bello420Mar. 26, 2012 - 08:35PM JST
Like usual Japan is over-reacting and looking for some reason to deploy the PAC-3s, even though the North Korean rocket will fly well south of the Japanese home islands. I think it's just a ploy to show the public the government can defend Japan, but at what cost? Now the North Koreans see this as pre-emptive, and the Soth Koreans are like "Japan should mind their own bussiness" . It is exactly this kind of rhetoric that angers China, RK and DPRK. Now, really, does anybody think North Korea would lob a missile at Japan and ensure ther own destruction? Ridiculous. At the same time, who is the UN to say North Korea can't launch a satellite? Who made the UN owners of the skies??
Posted in: Gov't to deploy Patriot missiles in Tokyo
May. 26, 2013 - 03:31AM JST
Sorry, I don't like stereotyping, but this was classic case of stereotype gaijin! I saw the…
Posted in: Canadian man arrested at Narita airport for stealing camera
May. 26, 2013 - 03:30AM JST
Like I said... Wow. You are . . . utterly and abysmally . . .…
Posted in: White House: Obama is no Nixon
May. 26, 2013 - 03:11AM JST
As reported earlier, worldviews of the United States continue to worsen, with most countries having a…
Posted in: Obama wants to end 'war on terror' but Congress balks
May. 26, 2013 - 02:55AM JST
I am Japanese, not Italian, Russian or American. I love my country with fervor 'kokoro' and…
Posted in: 4 researchers exposed to radiation at Tokaimura lab
May. 26, 2013 - 02:46AM JST
The utterances of the Japanese right wing politicians are simply a reflection of the opinion of…
Posted in: Japan's wartime brothels were wrong, says 91-year-old veteran