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jeff198527Jan. 23, 2016 - 12:29AM JST
Might as well put a solar panel wherever surface possible. Every little bit of extra power generation helps. However, I do agree that high winds or a typhoon could turn the solar panels into shrapnel.
Posted in: Comsys starts up floating solar power plant in Hyogo
jeff198527Jan. 23, 2016 - 12:23AM JST
That's the thing about politics, on both sides. I hate when people running for office charge up the base like this. Americans are ignorant of many things, including our own Government. Too many people here think the President has absolute power. Most of the stuff Trump or Clinton proposes will simply be blamed on the "other" party if said proposals fail.
Posted in: U.S. announces new visa rules for some Europeans, others
jeff198527Jan. 02, 2016 - 10:37PM JST
Sounds like they're executing the scum of the Earth. Good job Saudi government.
Posted in: Saudi Arabia executes 47 people, including top Shiite cleric
jeff198527Jan. 02, 2016 - 06:02AM JST
He should start by ending the famine that his country has been enduring for two decades,
Posted in: N Korean leader says raising living standards his No. 1 priority
jeff198527Dec. 22, 2015 - 09:23PM JST
Other than nuclear power there are new viable forms of clean energy.
Posted in: Japan, S Korea stick to coal despite global climate deal
jeff198527Dec. 09, 2015 - 10:51PM JST
Trump is saying whatever he can to get votes. That's how Democracy works. The person with the most believable load of crap wins. Trump's running mate is either going to be his ego or his toupee.
Posted in: Trump rejects criticism of his proposal to ban all Muslims from entering U.S.
jeff198527Dec. 09, 2015 - 10:25PM JST
Yeah, believe the nonsense and hype. Aging societies are a lie invented by politicians as an excuse to let in cheap foreign labor.
Posted in: East Asia Pacific aging faster than anywhere else in history: World Bank
jeff198527Dec. 09, 2015 - 06:37AM JST
Didn't Indonesia cancel the deals with both China and Japan. I'm American, but I'll be the first to admit that America is too broke to afford any kind of train system. Congrats to India and Japan, though
Posted in: Japan poised to win India bullet train deal: Nikkei
jeff198527Dec. 07, 2015 - 09:33PM JST
40 million people on food stamps isn't a recovery. The schools in my area are allowing students to take cafeteria food home because their families can't afford food. Our demographics are in the toilet. 80% of the people I see are past retirement age. The American dream has become a nightmare.
Posted in: U.S. adds 211,000 jobs in November; unemployment steady at low 5 pct.
jeff198527Dec. 07, 2015 - 10:20AM JST
America seems to have lots of enemies these days. Like CrazyJoe said, even many of our allies wish us harm.
Posted in: Investigators: Wife may have been driving force in Calif shooting rampage
jeff198527Dec. 07, 2015 - 09:25AM JST
Paranoid much? Many governments are strapped for cash. So, why not have private companies fill the gaps?
Posted in: Google ups ante, nearly doubles bet on renewable energy
jeff198527Nov. 29, 2015 - 07:01AM JST
Climate change has happened in the past and the world has survived. Humans are very creative and adaptable. Humanity will survive, like it always has.
Posted in: 'Resurrection plants' offer hope as climate turns hostile
jeff198527Nov. 29, 2015 - 03:21AM JST
Alex80, let me fix your statement: "The AMERICAN economy is broken." Germany, Russia, Italy and Japan have been putting out false data for decades in order to look weaker. Why? Because every time another country does well Americans throw temper tantrums.
Japan fixed my broken body, gave me a life and a well-paying job. I don't care if there debt hits 999% of whatever useless metric their propaganda uses. I owe them my heart and soul, which they already have.
Posted in: U.S. economy grew at 2.1% rate in third quarter
jeff198527Nov. 18, 2015 - 10:39PM JST
Dan Lewis, you beat me to it. However, politicians seem to act more out of convenience than anything else.
Posted in: Artificial Intelligence—Can Japan lead the way?
jeff198527Nov. 18, 2015 - 10:37PM JST
TumbleDry, I don't think anyone cares what Obama says. He's a habitual liar, but I guess that's better than a lunatic like Trump.
Posted in: Obama demands halt to South China Sea island building
jeff198527Nov. 18, 2015 - 10:26PM JST
Autonomous cars are still experimental. Small steps are what are needed. Not to mention that any new technology is always expensive and has bugs and glitches.
Posted in: Human roadblock for Japanese firms developing autonomous cars
jeff198527Nov. 18, 2015 - 10:21PM JST
Living in fear is exactly what the Jihadists want us to do. Franklin Roosevelt said it best, "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."
Posted in: Some travel agencies cancel tours to France after attacks
jeff198527Nov. 08, 2015 - 10:49PM JST
Does anyone else think that trying to spin America's decades-long ordeal of bleeding red ink is sad?
Posted in: U.S. trade deficit narrows to $40.8 billion in September
jeff198527Nov. 08, 2015 - 10:00PM JST
People get blamed for what their leaders do and this is the result.
Posted in: Russia suspends all passenger flights to Egypt
jeff198527Nov. 08, 2015 - 09:02PM JST
I would still hold foreign currency over dollars, because America can't escape its population crunch unless it brings in more foreign workers. Where I live its at least 3 elderly for every 1 young person and most of the young are immigrants.
Posted in: U.S. hiring surge raises likelihood of Fed rate hike
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May. 06, 2016 - 02:58AM JST
And it begins. I only hope he follows through with his promise to withdraw all the…
Posted in: Trump urges Japan to pay more to maintain U.S. military bases
May. 06, 2016 - 02:31AM JST
I think Japan should decline his offer.
May. 06, 2016 - 02:29AM JST
Maybe they were looking for food? Blankets? Anything that is necessary to live.
If not, this…
Posted in: String of burglaries reported in quake-hit Kumamoto
May. 06, 2016 - 02:27AM JST
TEPCO and Takata should have been #1 and 2 on this list of most damaging.
Posted in: Secrecy, hierarchy haunt Japan's corporate culture
May. 06, 2016 - 02:22AM JST
The good thing about what Trump is asking for.... Japan may actually take the role on…
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