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noriyosan73Dec. 22, 2014 - 01:43AM JST
First NK tells the USA what to do, now Cuba dictates what it must do. Yes, Virginia, there really is a paper tiger!
Posted in: Cuba says U.S. must respect its communist system
noriyosan73Dec. 22, 2014 - 01:35AM JST
Thank you Congress for no significant action. No agreements means a healthy and continually growing stock market. Just sit back, relax, and collect your salary, ladies and gentlemen, and continue to blame the other guys.
Posted in: Congress finishes up, its members still grumbling
noriyosan73Dec. 20, 2014 - 12:48PM JST
The USA news reported 12/20/14 that it has a major problem removing and storing coal ash from all the coal burning electricity generating plants. What does Japan do with the ash? Where does it dump it - in the ocean? Nuclear power is the only alternative.
Posted in: As Japan burns more coal, climate policies under pressure
noriyosan73Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:11PM JST
What a waste of lives and money. Thanks, W, you got the USA into this mess, and it is your legacy. The Hundred Years War in Europe will look like an introductory chapter to these wars. The great grandson of the present day warriors will find it hard to believe that they are fighting the same war if the USA responds to such requests. The USA is not the "policeman" of the world, and the USA taxpayers are tired of the loss of life and costs. Yet, the USA receives no benefits from oil, etc. from Iraq come to the USA. The USA voters need to be very careful to select a president in 2016 who will bring the troops home and leave the battle to the leaders of the countries in the area.
Posted in: Iraqi leader asks U.S. for more air power, weaponry
noriyosan73Nov. 28, 2014 - 12:55AM JST
The differences between Russia and the USA are: 1. The USA president cannot order the arrest of a citizen, and 2, the USA police cannot willfully beat protesters with batons. Human rights in Russia, Syria, and many other countries is an oxymoron. 200 hooligans who love to physically fight the police or anyone else out of 385 million peaceful people got the media's attention. The rest of the people just tried to go to work and pay their bills. Unfortunately the rioters took their minimum wage jobs away when they burned the businesses. It is the season to be thankful, and thank goodness most of the writers live in countries like Japan and the USA. FREE.
Posted in: Russia throws human rights accusations back at U.S. with Ferguson unrest
noriyosan73Nov. 28, 2014 - 12:46AM JST
How about allowing a Japanese citizen who has a USA Registered Nurse license and who is bi-lingual English/Japanese to return home and work in a hospital where English speakers are patients? Apparently, this is not possible, thus leaving English speaking patients to rely on nurses who have very limited English skills or mobile translators. Perhaps it is possible to return and work, but at this time Japan seems more interested in unskilled and less educated medical help.
Posted in: Do you think Japan should allow immigration by unskilled workers?
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
Dec. 22, 2014 - 02:08AM JST
Why is there no space between "100" and "years"? ZANNEN! BATSU DESU! (from your English teacher)
Posted in: Chaos as Tokyo Station celebrates centenary
Dec. 22, 2014 - 01:52AM JST
The problem with smokers is the majority completely lack any consideration for those around them and…
Posted in: Smoke haters go after smokers with a vengeance
Dec. 22, 2014 - 01:43AM JST
First NK tells the USA what to do, now Cuba dictates what it must do. Yes,…
Dec. 22, 2014 - 01:41AM JST
@Yamiko the only want to be political whistling hides behind a activists keyboard, keep the faith.…
Posted in: Japan, U.S. delay update to defense cooperation
Dec. 22, 2014 - 01:40AM JST
Fidel is/was a loon for sure, but the previous regime was a U.S. vassal state, undeniably.…