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bentheredonthatNov. 01, 2011 - 09:48AM JST
is it too late to take back obama's nobel prize for peace? it seems like winning a re-election is more important than finding real solutions to the mid-east peace talks.
Posted in: Palestine becomes member of UNESCO; U.S. cuts funds
bentheredonthatNov. 01, 2011 - 09:31AM JST
betcha the bloke got more "hits" than the blonde.
but i just might swing by harajuku next weekend to see if she's there again.
Posted in: Nice offer
bentheredonthatOct. 28, 2011 - 01:31PM JST
i hope none of MJ's millions went to his "live-off-my-fame" family. the jackson brothers need to finally earn a living by themselves by actually working.
Posted in: Michael Jackson is world's top dead earner
bentheredonthatOct. 28, 2011 - 01:27PM JST
a "lie of omission" would have to assume that the j-govt knew the global data on c-137. even now there isn't concrete data on c-137 as the researches noted.
did the j-public even care about the global data? heck no!! they wanted and only needed info pertaining to their particular area. the people of fukushima, and most of japan, could have cared less about the amount of c-137 blowing over the ocean in the first weeks after 3.11. Which question was more important, "Mom, can I swim in the middle of the pacific ocean?" or "Mom, is it safe to go outside?"
Posted in: Nuclear radiation from Fukushima twice more than estimated: report
bentheredonthatOct. 28, 2011 - 10:04AM JST
you are so right! they should change their name to SOFTSIGNAL, and also turn off that crappy and spotty wifi. even at the hint of a weak signal, my phone will want to switch to wifi. and then when it does, the wifi doesn't work. soooo dis-satisfied with them.
Posted in: Softbank profit surges on iPhone sales
bentheredonthatOct. 28, 2011 - 09:35AM JST
PLEASE READ WHAT SQUIDBERT POSTED! and quit posting that the j-gov't was lyings. as he so eloquently put it, they released info based on the data they had. they didn't have the inclination, time nor the ability to quickly process data from all of the world.
yes, the j-govt was BSing on a lot of stuff but they actually didn't BS about this. sheez, people, give the j-bashing a rest some time and read the article carefully.
bentheredonthatOct. 27, 2011 - 01:49PM JST
they are NOT public servants 24/7, and our taxes don't pay for their time off duty, so they can do whatever the heck they like off duty if it doesn't break the law. although police officers are held at a higher level of decency than joe six-pack, their behavior did not constitute anything illegal or morally offensive. so what if they were doing somersaults and chin-ups on a train while off duty.
Posted in: Man claims he was pushed off train by six drunk cops
bentheredonthatOct. 27, 2011 - 01:38PM JST
whaaaaaat?!?!? jobs started and built up apple. woodford was just an exec they made president. jobs was canned because he was a control freak who couldn't work well with authority. wooodford was canned because he was about to expose a scandal. there are absolutely no similiarities between the two.
Posted in: Shares in Japan's Olympus jump after chief quits
bentheredonthatOct. 27, 2011 - 09:51AM JST
it kinda annoys me when oji-chans and oba-chans attempt to enforce these hidden rules that you can't do anything on a train besides riding it in silence. in every other country i've been to where there's a subway, people are always talking on their phones, chatting to each other and actually having a bit of fun on a train. but in japan, it seems like a huge faux pas. times change people.
bentheredonthatOct. 26, 2011 - 02:25PM JST
nhk shoukd ask the bbc how they make people pay. i think most brits pay the tv licensing "tax," and those who don't are hounded until they do pay.
Posted in: NHK to reduce monthly subscription fees
bentheredonthatOct. 26, 2011 - 01:19PM JST
sorry giuliano, i meant "ride on the street."
Posted in: Police to get tough on sidewalk cyclists
bentheredonthatOct. 26, 2011 - 01:18PM JST
yes, you're supposed to ride on the sidewalk.
when i first came to japan, i always thought we HAD to ride on the sidewalk because i saw everyone else doing it. but i hated it because it was so crowded and packed. it was almost better walking. i doubt if this law will change anything, but i'm all for it. people belong on sidewalks not bicycles.
bentheredonthatOct. 26, 2011 - 11:08AM JST
i totally agree with most of what you said except for the "music for adults part." i'm not sure how adult the theme of "jet coaster love" is.
but yeah, they are way better than akb-48.
Posted in: KARA's new album to go on sale Nov 23
bentheredonthatOct. 26, 2011 - 11:02AM JST
please research before you speak
In 2008 Bardot was convicted of inciting racial/religious hatred in relation to a letter she wrote, a copy of which she sent to Nicolas Sarkozy when he was Interior Minister of France. The letter stated her objections to Muslims in France.
Posted in: Brigitte Bardot urges Japan to stop whaling
bentheredonthatOct. 26, 2011 - 10:42AM JST
bardot is a racist and a fearmongerer. she's been fined numerous times for inciting racial hatred againsts muslims, who she claims is invading her beautiful france.. and yet she wants to care for all the animals of the world? puh-leaze!
bentheredonthatOct. 25, 2011 - 03:59PM JST
me thinks you watch a lot of CSI :)
Posted in: Oita town uneasy over 3 unsolved crimes
bentheredonthatOct. 25, 2011 - 03:31PM JST
uhhh, it's not a question at all. It's part of a defining relative clause: the reasons why mother some mothers 'sell'...
Posted in: Why some mothers 'sell' their children for dirty deals
bentheredonthatOct. 25, 2011 - 01:33PM JST
well, at least the rice is bacteria free.
Posted in: Farmers launch campaign to promote Miyagi rice
bentheredonthatOct. 25, 2011 - 01:28PM JST
i'm all for the death penalty but for smuggling drugs? what?!?! a big "maybe" if she was a dealer, but still, you're only supplying a product that people want.
Posted in: Japanese woman sentenced to death in Malaysia for drug smuggling
bentheredonthatOct. 25, 2011 - 09:38AM JST
that should be 4th paragraph
Posted in: Olympus ex-CEO pursues the $687 million question
May. 19, 2013 - 11:32AM JST
Posted in: German resort island shaken over Japanese chef's murder
Posted in: Companies Japanese people are most proud of
May. 19, 2013 - 11:23AM JST
The prosecutor Ulrike Stahlmann-Liebelt doesn't seem to be in any hurry to prosecute the two men.
May. 19, 2013 - 11:21AM JST
Counter accuse the woman of groping you and sound indignant. [Grin]
Posted in: Guilty and never proven innocent – every male train rider's nightmare in Japan
May. 19, 2013 - 11:14AM JST
The Federal Reserve hates competition.
Terrorists don't need to use Bitcoin money. They use money generated…
Posted in: U.S. seizes Bitcoin operator accounts