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noriyosan73Nov. 22, 2014 - 02:05PM JST
It is about time Japan gets out from under the USA skirts of protection.
Posted in: Japan raises military profile in naval war games with U.S.
noriyosan73Nov. 22, 2014 - 02:03PM JST
Great! Air conditioned trains for the Olympics!
Posted in: Rush-hour crush on Tokyo subway leaves train with broken window
noriyosan73Nov. 22, 2014 - 02:01PM JST
It doesn't matter at what grade a student starts to learn English. The problem is the boring material the corrupt department of education requires the teachers to use. Send the teachers for one month of home stay/classroom observation in March or April in elementary schools to learn how to teach ESL. Will it happen - no. The Japanese publisher are only interested in keeping control. Why doesn't the Japanese department of education contact the California department of education or any of the hundreds of elementary schools to ask for such a connection? Answer: $$$
Posted in: Education minister proposes English education for 3rd grade
noriyosan73Nov. 20, 2014 - 01:01PM JST
Get on the plane and get the h... out of there. Let the Russian ambassador's plane cross paths half way across the Atlantic. Putin cannot be allowed to be approve ambassadors like China wants to approve candidates in the election. If the world accepts, it has to accept. Stand up to Putin.
Posted in: Putin receives new U.S. ambassador with demand not to interfere
noriyosan73Nov. 17, 2014 - 04:15AM JST
A little late for dearest uncle. Yes, send in the Useless Nations at Japan and USA expense. That is who pays the UN bills.
Posted in: U.N. to confront North Korea over crimes against humanity
noriyosan73Nov. 17, 2014 - 04:13AM JST
This has to be a joke. Knife registration is the only solution! In the USA casinos the robber would never have made it to the door without three sumo size men saying hello. Japan already has a mandatory employment act for construction sites and school crossings. Hire some security, gamblers need to feel safe as they lose their money.
Posted in: Man robs Gifu pachinko parlor of Y6.5 mil
noriyosan73Nov. 10, 2014 - 02:52AM JST
"Now will the government get its head together and ban all travel to North Korea to prevent America's odd balls from going there." The is no way to legislate against stupidity. Freedom to leave the USA is an American right, but to be saved at tax payers' expense because a person thinks he will "save" someone in NK is not a right. Now, President Obama needs any photo op he can get after being beaten up in the election, and this is just that. The USA government can't buy a $250 iPad for every American student but it can buy a publicity stunt like this one.
Posted in: Obama welcomes release of two Americans by N Korea
noriyosan73Nov. 09, 2014 - 07:51AM JST
Send the bill to for the plane and other government costs to Miller and Bae. It was a foolish decision to go there and all it did was give NK the opportunity to appear to be benevolent. Watch for the books or movies to come next.
noriyosan73Nov. 09, 2014 - 07:46AM JST
“This is a small, relatively forgotten battle but..NOTHING! 100 YEARS, What does it take to move on. Maybe the USA should hate Japan for what happened in '41, Germany for what happened at Dachau, and all the Arab countries for what happened in '01. Move on China and Koreas, only historians and propaganda machines continue to raise the 100 YEAR OLD offenses.
Posted in: Echoes of WWI battle in China resonate over Japan ties
noriyosan73Aug. 24, 2014 - 06:59AM JST
Excellent. If people will just not spend tourist yen in countries that are run by people like Putin, the citizens of those countries would begin to understand. Right now the citizens feel like they are the victims of the terrible foreign empires. They do not see the real culprits such as Putin. Also, if the people would not go to NK, Syria, Iraq as tourists or reporters, they would not lose their heads or be in forced hard labor camps begging for the USA government to rescue them. JUST STAY OUT. JUST SAY NO, I WILL NOT BUY A TICKET TO GO THERE. If the USA citizens knew how much the government spent to send Clinton or any other "celebrity" they would be outraged. But they are not, because the cost is never mentioned. Besides, who wants to go to Russian and take a shower in brown water? Ask anyone who went to Sochi.
Posted in: Russia, in sanctions retaliation, bars some Japanese citizens
noriyosan73Aug. 18, 2014 - 09:05AM JST
The oldest trick in the world! Instead of horse, it is a bear. "Beware the Russian bear in the west side of its yard."
Lech Walesa (2005). How and why does Russia have the resources to "save" a small minority when tragedies are occurring in Africa? The Ukraine needs to unload and inspect every box on every truck. Putin has one goal, and unless the EU (not the USA) stands up to him, the EU can expect to have him knocking at all the eastern borders to "protect" the Russian emigrants.
Posted in: Russian aid convoy waits near Ukraine
noriyosan73Aug. 18, 2014 - 08:53AM JST
It is hard to believe but readers and writers on this site suggested this solution several years ago. It worked in Kansai, and it left a beautiful park behind at the quarry for visitors to enjoy. Why is there objection to this plan? Is it a matter of land developers wanting a "piece of the pie" or a political pay-off? The objection needs to be investigated. Okinawa can benefit from this solution by turning the former property into a Las Vegas casino environment. Imagine all the people coming from Japan and the nearby Asian countries to spend money during Golden Week and Obon. Full employment, for the residents, and best of all, the drunk GI's can stay on the island base. Win-win for Japan.
Posted in: Gov't starts surveying seabed for Nago landfill work
noriyosan73Aug. 17, 2014 - 09:28AM JST
Too little, too late. The rioters are from other cities and are just there for FUN. It is a lot of fun to torment the police. They don't have job, they receive government assistance or they just steal to pay the bills. A year from now when the family tries to have a solemn remembrance ceremony, the rioters will not be there, they will be on to the next hot spot. Mr. Brown will not be remembered in a few year by the rioters. The worse part of this is certain black "leaders" in Congress have not been present, and when they do come, they will be there asking for a "donation" from the city.
Posted in: Missouri declares state of emergency, curfew after looting
noriyosan73Aug. 17, 2014 - 09:20AM JST
Helmets on cyclists can prevent this result!
Posted in: Bike with 3 riders crashes into minivan; 2 in coma
noriyosan73Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:28PM JST
Two points: 1. "I told you so." 2. This story broke on August 12 in the financials in the USA. Why did it take so long for the Japanese to see it?
Posted in: Japan's economy shrinks after sales tax hike
noriyosan73Aug. 15, 2014 - 09:07AM JST
To have a more realistic and honest view use a search engine to find a story on "Japan GDP growth collapses amid sales tax shock."
Posted in: Japan heads for third quarter rebound but pressure on BOJ, Abe may build
noriyosan73Aug. 11, 2014 - 07:46AM JST
If this statistic is true, then why are there classrooms with 40 students in them? Let's see some statistics about the national average number of students in the junior high classrooms. 25 students should be the maximum in any classroom in the nation. Also, has any study been done where WOMEN, working or not, have been asked why they do not have a second child? Most likely, the reason is the hospital and other medical costs from conception to delivery. 100% coverage of the medical costs for the first two children may make a difference.
Posted in: Lowest number of elementary and junior high school students ever as birthrate continue to decline
noriyosan73Aug. 10, 2014 - 07:26AM JST
Another good reason to charge every climber 2500 yen to climb the mountain. Climbers can't be trusted anymore to respect the mountain. It is the modern world. The money can be used to hire young people which will give them a feeling of respect for hard work.
Posted in: Graffiti discovered at four sites on Mt Fuji
noriyosan73Aug. 07, 2014 - 01:34AM JST
Always buy flight cancellation insurance. It is cheap, and takes care of health emergency and flight delays or cancellations. Any American over 65 must buy it-Medicare pays no bills outside of the USA. Too bad these people didn't have the opportunity to buy it. It is not available to them.
Posted in: Russian tourists stranded abroad as crisis deepens
noriyosan73Jul. 19, 2014 - 10:53PM JST
The area of Gaza is 360 square km and the area of Tokyo is 2188 square km. Gaza is either sand or buildings and streets. Nothing else, and it is overcrowded with almost 2 million people. There is no industry. There is absolutely no doubt that Gaza's military is completely supported by foreign countries through the tunnels and a political group that wants to destroy Israel. Why is it so difficult to determine which side fires the first shot when there is an agreed cease fire? Look at how fast the location of the missile that destroyed flight 17 was determined. The world needs to accept the fact that this conflict will never end.
Posted in: Do you support Israel’s action in Gaza?
Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:40PM JST
i love you Hatsune Miku!! :D
Posted in: Hatsune Miku inspires transforming race car robot
Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:35PM JST
I don´t know if there is a "white community", but anyway. I simply pointed out the…
Posted in: National Guard ordered in as Ferguson businesses torched
I hate it for those that don't benefit, but my business gets paid in dollars, so…
Posted in: Japan's war on deflation faces its toughest battle
Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:19PM JST
"Do you use a lot of foreign loanwords?"
Suddenly I want to eat some aisu kuriimu...
Posted in: Common habits of Japan’s low earners - What this survey tells us, and what it doesn’t
Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:16PM JST
The last time I remember, it was about 20 or 10 people who were protesting in…
Posted in: Rare albino dolphin captured in Japan's 'Cove'