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kurisupisuJul. 01, 2015 - 05:31PM JST
I had a couple of beers last night but this morning the happy feeling had faded....
Posted in: Japanese business mood improves despite gloomy data
kurisupisuJul. 01, 2015 - 02:11PM JST
I thought it amazing that John Conner turns out to be a terminator himself as a result of being operated on by the
advanced sentient machines- never expected that !
Posted in: Arnold (but little else) is back in 'Terminator'
kurisupisuJun. 30, 2015 - 10:06PM JST
I see people driving aberrantly all the time and for some it's the norm!There are just not enough cops engaged in road safety - they just seem to hide behind trees at lonely stop signs to make money......
Posted in: Man goes on trial over hit-and-run deaths of 3 women in Otaru
kurisupisuJun. 30, 2015 - 10:02PM JST
I notice the yen weakening against foreign currencies every time I travel.I don't see any young Japanese going to Europe or the States as their parents did!
As for property prices?I still see unused land all over as either the greedy owners won't sell at a loss or people just can't afford to buy!
I think it is a mix of the two.
Invest in Japan?
Work and make a life here?
I have already started to fulfill my plan to get out of here in order to have a stable life....,,
Posted in: Japan's back-sliding on fiscal reform puts BOJ in bind
kurisupisuJun. 30, 2015 - 09:52PM JST
The Greeks are right to refuse payment to the vampiric ECB!Who wants to work and pay institutions that live off the backs of others ?
It was the high level corruption in the banks,governments and the EU that got the country into this mess not the people.
The Greek government needs to get its head out and make
its own currency again-my advice would be gold and silver.....
Posted in: Japan disappointed Greece unable to reach debt deal
kurisupisuJun. 30, 2015 - 09:40PM JST
Who would have thought that this would be a reality in Japan? Unfortunately, the level of mental illness in Japan is not something that is taken seriously enough.
I have seen obviously mental people doing strange things on trains. Hopefully this won't produce a string of copycats....
Posted in: Man dead after setting himself on fire in bullet train; woman passenger also dies
kurisupisuJun. 30, 2015 - 09:34PM JST
I could understand her Japanese but not her attempt at humor.....not for me!
Posted in: Comedian suggests using Japanese with American accent to stealthily broach uncomfortable topics
kurisupisuJun. 19, 2015 - 06:15PM JST
Plutonium is arguably a weapon of mass destruction with even small amounts being lethal- better to leave it in France n'est pas?
Posted in: Japan faces dilemma over plutonium stored in France
kurisupisuJun. 19, 2015 - 06:11PM JST
As long as the QE experiment continues to crush the yen's value I'm happy to earn my money in foreign currencies-for those within Japan on a yen income-I feel pity......,
Posted in: BOJ keeps upbeat view of economy
kurisupisuJun. 19, 2015 - 06:08PM JST
Wow! After reading this story I feel like downing a bottle of whisky (Scottish) or two....
perfectly legal .......::
Posted in: Toyota in damage control mode after American exec arrested
kurisupisuJun. 17, 2015 - 09:16PM JST
It's an evironmental issue which has an effect on us all!
Jeb Bush, is just a mouthpiece for the energy industry which is set to divest the US
of the largest amount of fossil fuels in history!Politicians such as Abott in Australia are also pro fossil fuels.
It is not hard to see that those at the top are not interested in supporting our right to a cleaner environment.
Meanwhile, the people will be taxed more and more on the energy they use.
It's a win win for the politicians but a lose lose for the rest of us......
Posted in: Jeb Bush says pope should steer clear of climate issue
kurisupisuJun. 17, 2015 - 04:57PM JST
This is an amazing plane-I would love to see it up close!!!
Posted in: Solar Impulse facing moment of truth in Japan
kurisupisuJun. 17, 2015 - 03:31PM JST
I regularly change sterling into yen and see a declining yen on a monthly basis.
The yen weakness is not only being debated, it is in effect at present.
With the highest declining population of any developed country in the world; it is apparent that revitalization of the Japanese economy is impossible.
PM Abe knows this and this is why as focus on conflict is to be a staple of the LDP in the years to come.
Anyone who wishes to catch a glimpse of the future of Japan need only view the perpetual conflict that the US is involved in on CNN.
Orwell's 1984 might also be a primer on the future of Japan too.
Posted in: BOJ to debate weak yen
kurisupisuJun. 17, 2015 - 03:19PM JST
At the same time the Abe administration is quite content to spend billions of yen on the military to 'help'
foreign troops involved in conflicts outside Japan.
Don't worry it's only your (tax) money that is being spent....
Posted in: Japan posts Y216 billion trade deficit in May
kurisupisuJun. 16, 2015 - 09:50AM JST
Japan forcefully invaded Korea and any visit to Seoul's War Museum will quickly open anyone's eyes to the brutality and force that were used under military occupation.
Japanese people have little idea of the suffering that occurred during this period.
In spite of this I know both Japanese and Koreans that feel no animosity over these past conflicts.
Posted in: Distrust between South Korea, Japan sky high: poll
kurisupisuJun. 16, 2015 - 09:24AM JST
When I fly into Kansai Airport I see a large banner in Japanese that basically states that there are anti terror measures being put into place;fingerprinting and picture taking being just some of these.
Never mind that the only 'terrorist' attacks have been from Japanese nationals.Nevertheless,it seems that there is a concerted effort to place a modicum of fear into the Japanese psyche.
History is full of examples where power elites set the stage for war and finally engineer a defining event that pushes us into bloody conflict.
The people of Japan are being set up for this .....
Posted in: New security bills threaten constitution: experts
kurisupisuJun. 14, 2015 - 11:23PM JST
Japan simply has no place to store radioactive waste-we have ready seen drone flights carrying radioactive material-what will people be willing to do to protest lack of government accountability?
Posted in: Gov't to speed up return of Fukushima area evacuees
kurisupisuJun. 14, 2015 - 04:36PM JST
Abe feels that he has to play Cowboy in SE Asia and to 'protect' Japan but the average Japanese is unaware of Japan's advanced defensive capability!
One, only one Japanes battleship is capable of dealing with up to 500 military incidents simultaneously!!
China is nowhere near Japan when it comes to military prowess
The people of Japan are right to demonstrate for peace.....,,
Posted in: A message for Abe
kurisupisuJun. 14, 2015 - 07:00AM JST
Any of you looking for a cheese buffet -all you can eat top quality cheese,butter and whole meal bread will be in for a treat in Kobe in July.....
Posted in: Bureaucratic bungling behind butter shortage
kurisupisuJun. 13, 2015 - 06:43PM JST
As I often fly, I am constantly being checked for dangerous substances-any attempt to smuggle Anthrax or similar would result in a prison sentence,placed on the no-fly list and being labelled 'a terrorist' !
How is it that the US government employees can get away with this????
Isn't this spreading terror in a literal manner............?
Posted in: U.S. anthrax samples shipped to Japan in 2005: Pentagon
Jul. 02, 2015 - 01:52AM JST
Actually the worst, with very few accomplishments
Actually, that was pretty cool how he confronted that…
Posted in: U.S., Cuba to announce plan to open embassies
Jul. 02, 2015 - 01:49AM JST
The US won but THERE WAS NO PENALTY!
The faul happened OUTSIDE THE BOX! The American…
Posted in: U.S. heads to Women's World Cup final with 2-0 win over Germany
Kudos to the US women, knew they would pull it off!!!
And bass . . .…
Jul. 02, 2015 - 01:48AM JST
"But mentally, I don’t think the Japanese side is fully prepared for this. I think this…
Posted in: China says many in Japan not ready to accept its rise
Jul. 02, 2015 - 01:47AM JST
Obama will go down as one of the greatest Presidents ever.
Actually the worst, with very…