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bibricDec. 26, 2008 - 05:51PM JST
Japan wanted the US to demolish China with the Nuke! What will be the consequence of this revealation? Disaster to Japan!
Posted in: Japan in 1965 sought U.S. nuclear shield versus China
bibricDec. 26, 2008 - 05:47PM JST
Nana! What a brave girl!
Posted in: Yokohama mayor sued by ex-hostess for ending relationship
bibricAug. 07, 2008 - 09:42AM JST
I'm very sorry that at this point, I agree US has to station in Japan. Sorry about it. I know how hard it is to live under the foreign influence!
US military bases have caused numerous crimes to the innocent citizens in South Korea and Japan. Still many Cons want them in Korea. I strongly disagree with that. Yet, Japan...there are too many Cons like Korea..Sorry about that.
Posted in: Does the U.S. need to have military bases anywhere in Japan?
bibricAug. 07, 2008 - 09:30AM JST
What a non-sense!
Nuclear weapon was used to collapse and ban the Japanese militarism!
Posted in: Hiroshima mayor hopes next U.S. president will back ban on nuclear weapons
bibricAug. 07, 2008 - 09:15AM JST
Japan...it's really hard to understand Japanese are civilized in terms of "humanity and dignity on themselves and others".
The US, the strong military power, the primitive measure is very useful and effective in this country, Japan.
Even China, Russia, and North Korea are eager to have the US military stationing in Japan.
bibricJul. 29, 2008 - 12:29AM JST
Harmony and efficiency oriented guys are out!
Posted in: Obama looking for VP who says more than 'Yes, sir'
bibricJul. 27, 2008 - 11:51PM JST
At first, it was very inconvenient not to use plastic bags for the purchase.
Yet, now it's ok. No problem. The B.J. whole sale store does not provide plastic bags.
Posted in: Los Angeles bans plastic bagging in stores
bibricJul. 27, 2008 - 10:12PM JST
Finally, Japan seems to find its breakthrough in environmental issue.
Yet, Japan needs to place on "parallel development of human and environment".
Charity...I'm shocked that Japan is not on Top 10 charity nations.
In fact, as long as I know, Japan has huge donor of aids to Asian and African countries.
Yet, Japan has different idea in applying the charity to its partner nations. I can call it "Quasi-donation or Quasi-charity".
The Japanese government gives "loan without interest" under the name of donation, charity, or reparations.
It is known that Japan paid the reparations of $50 million to Singapore. Yet, half of it was actually a loan without interest.
Japan has given "huge aids" to South Asian countries. Yet, the aid was given under the condition that those aids must be used for purchase of Japanese products in the certain periods.
2008, the US sent "$5.5 billion" to North Korea despite the sour debate on the Nuclear issue of North Korea. This huge money is really "free", not the aid with no interest in terms of Japanese system.
"Kyoto Protocol". 90% of world air pollution is caused by all developed countries. It is an urgent World issue in addition to the international human rights issue
Posted in: America is the most selfish country.
bibricJul. 27, 2008 - 07:16AM JST
His political stance really attracts me. Of course, the young generations of the US must be really attracted with his vision of "Change". The Germans are not the exception of this trend.
In current year, we've witnessed too many policies and decisions based on "Just Interest" for some nations and groups.
I'm really sick of it. Wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Middle Eastern Countries,African countries.
No one is really concerned wit this issue.
In particular, take a look at the Green House Effect!
Now, he is talking about these urgent issues directly related to us.
So, I'm supporting him.
Posted in: Obama addresses 200,000 in Berlin with message of unity for world's people
bibricJul. 27, 2008 - 02:05AM JST
Thank you for your detailed information.
Yet, Jukdo that Choi mentioned indicates "Dokdo" as of the current years.
The maps was made by Japan, in 1930.
Bring a Japanese Academic historian's argument! Do not bring some rumors or allegation!
Posted in: S Korea reportedly plans to build hotel on disputed islets
bibricJul. 26, 2008 - 10:09PM JST
In my opinion, public opinion is quite different from what the Japanese politics has positioned in Japan-US relations.
For the Japanese people, OBAMA would be the best.
Posted in: Who would be the best U.S. president from Japan's perspective?
bibricJul. 26, 2008 - 08:23AM JST
Again, let's see the historical context.
Koreans and other your neighboring countries see this issue as a "Japanese colonial legacy".
Everybody in the current generation may think along with "rationality", "interest", "reasoning", "international law", "shared principles", "norms", and "common sense".
Those values are really important criteria to judge what the right and wrong are.
Yet, those are just a blind eye unless those values are based on "identity", our root of being human derived from consistency on our historical past.
Today, the South Korean government turned out to be really ridiculous on dealing with the international issue. it's too myopic.
Cons in any country do not have any human face idea and ideology.
I know that Japan has made the same mistake as well.
I hope "nanko10" could go fishing in Dokdo someday and I could visit the tempel in Tsushima and Oki to pray for the world peace.
Just put all things down and suit yourself.
bibricJul. 26, 2008 - 08:07AM JST
Apology for your feeling insulted on any point in what I have said.
We're just individuals having no such a influential power on the Government power.
Have a pleasant weekend!
bibricJul. 25, 2008 - 04:21AM JST
McCain is called as "Socialist".
In my opinion, the division of Liberal and Conservative is based on views on several sectors: 1) welfare system-safety net, 2) market system, 3) target groups for the support, and 4) foreign policy.
Among several sectors, he looks quite overlapping with Liberals.
Yet, his clear distinction of political position is "Foreign Policy, stationing for 100year in Iraq", showing the emphasis on the military to expand their interest, political or economic, even cultural.
He has no intention to accept the different culture and different interests.
In particular, he does not have any idea of "Environmental Protection".
Finally, he is in a moderate conservative line.
This is just my idea.
I hope to see a different idea.
Posted in: New York Times defends decision not to run McCain's op-ed article
bibricJul. 25, 2008 - 02:37AM JST
We're living in the Neo-Cons. Empire, the US, Japan, South Korea...
New York Times is really excellent newspaper.
Different from Washington Post which many Japanese may like.
bibricJul. 24, 2008 - 11:13PM JST
It's like neck-to-neck or eye-to-eye solution in the Bible, as if relentless retaliation on "911" is on the American invasion to Afghanistan and Iraq.
Neighboring countries are tired and exhausted with the endless trouble maker, the Japanese cons.
Now, they are preparing some effective leverage, like counter neck or eye.
Ha, Ha, Ha, ....
Anyway, hermitage, I know your understanding and humor. Bye.
bibricJul. 24, 2008 - 10:59PM JST
I think that now you can feel the Korean outrage over the Japanese allegation on Dokdoshima.
You are getting upset, upset, upset...Ha Ha Ha...
bibricJul. 24, 2008 - 10:50PM JST
Why do S. Korean people instigate the people unnecessary?
Why do S. Korean people instigate the people unnecessary?
Again,as I said, in the historical "context".
bibricJul. 24, 2008 - 10:20PM JST
1. Excellent point! You got it!
Now, you have many disputed territories, including "Oki" and "Tsushima", and your Emperor's territories since some people contend those territories belong to Korea.
bibricJul. 24, 2008 - 09:47PM JST
Sorry, "the territorial conflict made by Japan is getting more intense and widespread, yielding another counter-territorial request from Korea".
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@fds, true story
@nigelboy, it's what pro-koreans here don't understand
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