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buchailldanaMar. 07, 2014 - 02:56PM JST
I'm with peace train here.Lived here over 17 years ,speak the lingo and ended up over 7 hours in a police station for bumping into to someone getting off the train.Because when there is a choice between believing the foreigner or a native guess which one to side with.They also tried to get my wife to sign a paper consenting to my guilt but told her it was for something else.
Yes if you are asking directions or going through a checkpoint they are fine but it desnt take long for their true colrs to come out.
Used to live inFrance and teach in a seriously rough area of Lyon.Cops at my high school at least once a week,
French cops are "macho" but they do actually listen to what you say.
Here the cops just shut down and immediately think that as aforeigner you are less righteous than a native.
And like peacetrain I like living in Japan still just dont trust the cops an inch which is sad in a way.
Posted in: Support your local police
buchailldanaFeb. 08, 2014 - 05:50PM JST
Abeplomacy is what he is doing what that means though is another thing.
Posted in: Abe backs Putin with visit to Sochi
buchailldanaDec. 06, 2013 - 04:15PM JST
He really was a leader...a real world leader..not much inspiration around these days....and he inspired the Special AKA to write free Nelson Mandela which is one of the best songs around!!
Posted in: NELSON MANDELA DIES AT 95
buchailldanaNov. 18, 2013 - 08:48PM JST
I remember this last year in nagoya. and they had a place of honour for the record whoppers eaten in the 30 mins.11 if I remember well.Nearly made me sick thinking some pig had stuffed dwon 11 whoppers in 30 minutes.Did they savour the taste as they pigged out.Gross
Posted in: All-you-can-eat Whoppers at Burger King Japan
buchailldanaNov. 04, 2013 - 04:43PM JST
Snowden may be an ass but he did expose alot of wrongdoing.This will not happene in the future.
Look at Abe and his boys recently maikng a law that would put people behind bars for a much longer timethan at present for exposing secrets...exposing secrets, whistle blowing etc they are just all the same thing.Very Chinese of the US govt..But at least those politicians feel toug when they posture in front of the mirror..I wish i was as cool as them.
Posted in: No clemency for Snowden, top U.S. lawmakers say
buchailldanaOct. 22, 2013 - 08:33AM JST
hope the book is thrown at them...imagine that allowing dancing...just so irresponsible....hanging is to good for them..
Posted in: 4 nightclub operators arrested for allowing dancing
buchailldanaOct. 04, 2013 - 07:45PM JST
but its their right to shoot..no long live the 2nd
Posted in: Police shoot and kill driver after car tries to ram through White House barricade
buchailldanaSep. 13, 2013 - 05:25PM JST
10000 days ago the chernobyl disaster happened.I have a feeling that when fukushima reaches that mark those imbeciles will be still bothching it up.Bt the japanese will feel good because they hosted the olympics!!
Posted in: Steam seen rising from Fukushima reactor: TEPCO
buchailldanaSep. 13, 2013 - 04:48PM JST
methinks the japanese esteem themselves too much.
Posted in: Ever since Tokyo Olympic bid ambassador Christel Takigawa used the word "omotenashi" - a term expressing the spirit of Japanese selfless hospitality - in her speech to the IOC last week, it has become a buzzword among newspapers and TV programs. What do you think about it?
buchailldanaAug. 28, 2013 - 02:48PM JST
Didnt the egyptians mow down more people last month....why arent they going in there....those were good slaughters..no one wants this....
Posted in: U.S., allies preparing for strike on Syria
buchailldanaAug. 07, 2013 - 03:25PM JST
maybe the could find a Peter like the dutch did and he can put his hand in the dyke and save everyone.!!closing the door after the horse bolted..
Posted in: Gov't says Fukushima plant leaking 300 tons of toxic water into sea daily
buchailldanaAug. 02, 2013 - 07:11PM JST
I sadi Onani o shimasu ka instead of the plain nani o shimasu ka that sort of torpedoed it..
Posted in: What are the biggest mistakes single men or women make on their first date which usually torpedo any chance of a relationship? Do bicultural relationships have their own pitfalls?
buchailldanaJul. 29, 2013 - 03:17PM JST
I dont think it is that easy to get a spousal visa under an irish passport.Would take three years living in ireland again with no right to work.seems to be alot of horror stories on the irish side too . I have read about deportation stories ther too.disgusting.I have been in japan 17 years married for the past 10 and it would be very hard to move back with my wife now just because she has a Korean passport.Dont understand it at all
Posted in: New immigration laws hinder some married expats returning to UK
buchailldanaJul. 28, 2013 - 03:46PM JST
He is not going top enjoy his last months in Japan thats for sure.I actually feel sorry for him.bad mistake on his part
Posted in: NZ male model-actor arrested over cocaine possession
buchailldanaJul. 24, 2013 - 03:10PM JST
a deeply worrying development and Im irish not British..
buchailldanaJul. 19, 2013 - 10:22AM JST
Wont be too many protests from EU leaders as Putin will just cut of their gas in winter...Honest Stalin would be proud of him.Ok he doesnt do mass killing but seems to be as effective at neutralizing the opposition.
Posted in: Russian protest leader jailed for five years
buchailldanaJul. 18, 2013 - 08:20PM JST
I live in Nagoya and there are quite a few Americans over on business with some major companies.A few times I have ended up chatting in the pub.More than half the times what seems to be a normal person ends up being a manic racist going on about blacks and how they need to protect themselves from them.Sad to say but there must be some truth to it .It is still distasteful to hear but cant think of a ready solution to the problem.The divide is already there if not fixed in place...........as I said very sad to see and hear....
Posted in: Zimmerman acquittal shifts race issue in U.S. back to the fore
buchailldanaJun. 20, 2013 - 10:41AM JST
at least japan play good football.was a cracking game.my team Ireland when they play bore the pants of ya.
Posted in: Italy rallies from 2-0 down to beat Japan 4-3 in Confederations Cup
buchailldanaJun. 13, 2013 - 06:43PM JST
This is our proud...love it at least if he gets the sack he can get a job as a slogan writer for a japanese fashion company
buchailldanaJun. 05, 2013 - 03:26PM JST
and next week he will promise us all pie for dessert.....liar liar pants on fire.....keeping this childish for the native audience..
Posted in: Abe outlines reform strategy; pledges to raise incomes by 3%
Mar. 08, 2014 - 07:16PM JST
@tmarie"...it is the owners that are the problem, not the breed."
I agree with you. My…
Posted in: Japanese girl mauled by dogs in NZ was bitten 100 times
Mar. 08, 2014 - 07:06PM JST
Super Lib. Those were not websites. Those were media names with the word Crimea after them.…
Posted in: Putin rebuffs Obama as Ukraine crisis escalates
Mar. 08, 2014 - 07:05PM JST
Notice how Abe/Suga did not at all say, "We support the Ukraine!", but only that they…
Posted in: Abe promises Japanese support for U.S. in Ukraine crisis
What a cricket
This is getting spooky. Plane is still missing 14 hours later. Daylight is fading. An aviation…
Posted in: Malaysia, Vietnam search for airliner carrying 239