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noriyosan73May. 27, 2016 - 11:44PM JST
The $1000 fine would be paid by whom? The passenger. It would just raise the airport use fee for every plane, and therefore, the price of the ticket. Or, is someone suggesting it be taken out of the TSA employees' hourly wage? There are rules for carry on that are not being followed by the airlines. The airlines say the TSA should not let the passengers drag extra carry on through security. There is never more truth here when one says, "When you point a finger at someone, there are three fingers pointing back at you."
Posted in: More than 70,000 American Airlines passengers miss flights so far this year due to airport screening delays
noriyosan73May. 27, 2016 - 01:08PM JST
TSA will not consider alternatives to the present system. 1. Enforce the rule of ONE carry on that has wheels and one laptop/purse bag. At the present time, passengers (usually business people in black suits) have one carry on that has wheels, then one bag attached to it, and one laptop bag or tourists with two very large backpacks and a laptop bag. 2. Establish a line for one backpack ( no wheels) and one laptop bag. Those who choose #2 go through faster and do have to wait for #1 people. 3. FREE Pre-check for a passenger who has traveled to Japan 6 time to be an ALT in a junior high school and has been searched 5 times on both sides of the ocean, not to mention casual travel in the USA. Also, finger printed and background checked 4 times in the last 5 years for employment in the USA (by the way, this is an American born citizen). What it the problem? "I am from the government, and I am here to help you."
noriyosan73May. 27, 2016 - 12:59PM JST
Build and island, and they will come. Also, build an island, and they will leave. The USA military needs it own home offshore. The economic stimulus in building will be greatly appreciate. No Japanese supply service jobs will be lost. Best of all, no off base passes.
Posted in: Would you like to see U.S. military forces leave Okinawa?
noriyosan73May. 24, 2016 - 09:50AM JST
Of course he has been replaced, but not stopped. Meanwhile, Pakistan complains that the USA military is killing "citizens" in its country.
Posted in: Obama confirms Taliban leader's death in US strike
noriyosan73May. 24, 2016 - 09:49AM JST
Insane. Is the coffin a shoe box? By the way Sense, USA citizens don't even know who he was. Short term memory? Probably, the contributors to this page understand or remember him, but not the average USA citizen. They may, just may, remember his wife for all the shoes she owned when he was deposed.
Posted in: Philippine dictator Marcos to get hero's burial: Duterte
noriyosan73May. 24, 2016 - 09:45AM JST
Meanwhile, Pakistan complains that the USA military's drone strike killed a leader. The government officials in all these countries want attention and money. Just leave and let it happen.
Posted in: Islamic State blasts in Syrian regime heartland kill more than 148
noriyosan73May. 24, 2016 - 09:42AM JST
For how many years have people been asking for the USA military to get out of Okinawa? Just leave by building an island a la chinese method nearby.
Posted in: Okinawa governor requests meeting with Obama
noriyosan73Apr. 29, 2016 - 10:05AM JST
Don't feel relieved by these failures. The USA had plenty of them, and they were broadcast on the major networks. Everything take time to perfect, unfortunately, the people responsible for the perfection may suddenly disappear until the people who can perfect a launch do it.
Posted in: N Korea fires 2 missiles but both fail
noriyosan73Apr. 29, 2016 - 10:02AM JST
This program is a real black hole. How about spending money in the north and south to rescue housing, etc. There is never a shortage of money, it is just a matter of priorities. The priorities seem to be something other than the survival of the common people who pay the taxes.
Posted in: Japan gives up on failed black hole research satellite
noriyosan73Apr. 28, 2016 - 03:47PM JST
Xi needs to pay more attention to the "boy" in NK. The military developments for missile launch from submarines, etc are progressing very quickly. What is the problem? China isn't selling the technology to NK, so it doesn't have any financial benefit. and it can suffer the results when NK hoards "run for the border." Finally, it is important to realize that NK is not going to wage a 1950 "run for the border" war. It is cyber and air and naval attacks.
Posted in: China says it won't allow chaos or war on Korean peninsula
noriyosan73Apr. 28, 2016 - 03:40PM JST
"Desperate times call for desperate measures." Hippocrates, and not Cruz. has it correctly. An apology goes to everyone who has watched the USA presidential nomination process. It is the result of the USA Civil War. Slavery was not the cause of the war. States Rights was the reason, and the result still exists in many ways. The nomination and primary election is the first step. The second step is the Electoral College. NO president is directly elected by the USA people. Cruz has very little chance of being elected, but it is an interesting game to watch.
Posted in: Ted Cruz taps Carly Fiorina to serve as running mate
noriyosan73Apr. 21, 2016 - 09:28AM JST
Japan Today reports, "The estimated number of foreign visitors to Japan in March hit 2,009,500, the highest for a single month, with popular cherry blossom viewing season attracting tourists from abroad, the Japan National Tourism Organization said Wednesday." What are the plans if there are problems where these people need as much help as the citizens?
noriyosan73Apr. 12, 2016 - 09:45AM JST
Expect long lines that don't move forward. People will now buy a bowl and stay for hours to use their electronic equipment.. This decision will be reversed if customers will complain often and strongly.
Posted in: Yoshinoya opens fanciest restaurant yet
noriyosan73Apr. 08, 2016 - 11:10AM JST
Another good reason to keep the death penalty for such actions.
Posted in: Outrage over on-camera abduction attempt in China
noriyosan73Apr. 08, 2016 - 11:08AM JST
One honest person. Now let's see what Poor Little Putie and Xi have to say. Is it "Not me" again?
Posted in: British PM Cameron admits he profited from father's offshore fund
noriyosan73Apr. 08, 2016 - 11:06AM JST
Poor little Putie. The "Not me" ghost did this to me sponsored by foreign countries. Who ate the desert, "Not Me." Still no word from Xi family because of the shutdown on the internet. Freedom of speech is dangerous and China has proven it. It doesn't matter if the list was "edited." It is the proof that Putin and Xi were involved that the world needs to see. "Show me the money" has never been more significant.
Posted in: Putin says Panama Papers part of U.S. plot to weaken Russia
noriyosan73Apr. 07, 2016 - 11:08AM JST
What was Xi's response to the accusation about his family's involvement? "Silence the internet." Problem solved.
Posted in: Politicians, celebs in spotlight over offshore accounts
noriyosan73Apr. 07, 2016 - 11:03AM JST
It was suggested several years ago on this page that Okinawa become the Las Vegas/Hawaii of Asia. SK has several casino resorts that are more "fair weather" resorts. A recent article on JT reported on the increase in tourism in Japan and SK. It is especially high for Japan now and in the future because tourist either want to beat the Olympics flood or just come to the Olympics. What happens after the games are done? A stable tourist based economy rather than a military based economy will have a tremendous financial benefit.
Posted in: Okinawa: the new Hawaii?
noriyosan73Apr. 06, 2016 - 01:50PM JST
It is interesting that the first country to DELETE access to the papers was CHINA. For English learners, "The first shoe has been dropped, now we wait for the second." Xi, Castros, Putin's "friends" are in for a big surprise. Stay tuned.
Posted in: Obama: Tax avoidance 'a big global problem'
noriyosan73Apr. 06, 2016 - 01:47PM JST
TOEFL is a waste of money and a false predictor of success. Teachers teach the way they are taught; ergo, teacher test the way they were tested. How can a Japanese citizen who tested low on these antiquated tests move to the USA in 2008, enter a California community college, pass all the courses and California standardized test, and become a registered nurse? The same person GRADUATED from a junior college in Japan as junior high school librarian. She could not communicate well in English, but fortunately could read English. Japan is in the 1950 when it comes to teaching English. Teachers need to take a trip to California, enjoy the environment, and visit as many high schools as possible. Otherwise, the teachers will never improve and the complaints will never be resolved.
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May. 29, 2016 - 02:43PM JST
wow, non-stop celebrity "news". how consequential.
Posted in: Judge orders Johnny Depp to stay away from estranged wife
May. 29, 2016 - 02:41PM JST
Posted in: Loss, accusations mark a turbulent few days for Johnny Depp
Posted in: Justin Bieber hit with 'Sorry' copyright suit
May. 29, 2016 - 02:39PM JST
Hypocrisy? "Despite President Obama’s call for an end to nuclear weapons, a new study by the…
Posted in: What did you think of U.S. President Barack Obama's speech at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park?
May. 29, 2016 - 02:37PM JST
Is there any news on her latest condition? is she still in hospital under going treatment?
Posted in: Man says he attacked idol singer because she started making phone call
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