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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.
noriyosan73Apr. 06, 2016 - 06:04AM JST
It is 100% the fault of the publisher. The books are boring and they are 1950 quality. The government needs to contact American publishers of French and Spanish books to see how a textbook should be organized and how the oral part can be provided to students. The government also needs to send Japanese teacher who really want to see the books used in classes to California high schools. California doesn't have all the answers, but is certainly doesn't have Japanese classes using 1950 textbooks.
noriyosan73Apr. 05, 2016 - 05:28AM JST
Unlike many places in the world where memories of ancient conflicts still are a driving force in war, the USA and Japan have moved on from hated enemies to friendly countries. Many of the comments continue to try to keep the hatred alive while others demonstrate that history cannot be changed. It is what it is. Anyone who visits the Pearl Harbor Memorial will immediately see that there are hundreds of Japanese as well as other nationalities that were involved in various wars or "policing actions" with the USA. President Obama and his family need to visit both cities.
Posted in: Japan is asking U.S. President Barack Obama to make an official visit to Hiroshima when he comes to Japan in May for the G-7 summit. Doing so would make him the first sitting U.S. president to visit the city since the atomic bombing in 1945. Do you think Obama should go there?
noriyosan73Apr. 03, 2016 - 07:31AM JST
Which countries pay the majority of bills for the UN? USA and Japan. Which country pays the majority of the bills for NATO? USA. Instead of asking why the USA and Japan spend so much on defense for the world, Trump is asking what the silent USA majority wants to know. Japan needs to say how much of the total USA/Japan defense expense it pays. Right now USA taxpayers think it is 100% USA. It is the same opinion for SK. 100%. $20 trillion is a big debt, especially when children in Flint, Michigan, can't have clean water and every student in the USA can't have a laptop. Trump may not be able to eloquently ask the questions, but it is the reason he has tremendous support.
Posted in: Trump again slams NATO allies despite Obama plea
noriyosan73Mar. 21, 2016 - 07:48AM JST
"Show me the money." Put up some charts. How much is spent in the top five categories by Japan and the USA. What are the categories? Readers are welcomed to submit their categories, and maybe JT can find the answers.
Posted in: Trump candidacy continues to stir angst in Japan
noriyosan73Mar. 18, 2016 - 09:44AM JST
Where was all the useless expenditure to deploy US missile near Tokyo, etc? The last time Boy Un warned the world, "Chicken Little" stormed in to save the day. It is similar to the banned game of lawn darts in the US. One participant stands still while the opponent tosses a dart high in the air trying to get closer and closer to the opponent's foot.
Posted in: N Korea fires ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan
noriyosan73Mar. 16, 2016 - 02:13PM JST
Stupid is as stupid does. The next question is how much time and money will be spent to negotiate the release. NK needs American currency. It is not above ransom. But the real question is, "Why do people go to NK in the first place." It is like swimming in shark infested water.
Posted in: N Korea sentences U.S. student to 15 years hard labor
noriyosan73Mar. 14, 2016 - 09:35AM JST
Build a top secret island. Move the base.Military ID required to be on the island. Problem solved. No more boys will be boys and girls will be girls.
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May. 04, 2016 - 04:53PM JST
Clinton already is 91% of the way to her party’s nomination.
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May. 04, 2016 - 04:51PM JST
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May. 04, 2016 - 04:43PM JST
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Posted in: U.S. woman sues Starbucks for $5 mil over ice in cold drinks
May. 04, 2016 - 04:39PM JST
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