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noriyosan73Jul. 06, 2015 - 03:32PM JST
Texting is a waste of time. Disconnect. "it's all about me" attitude that contributes to the dumbing down of the Japanese student. Principals may ask, "Why learn English?" Why learn Japanese when the new Japanese language is texting? It is a lot easier to be angry and bully using texting than face to face conversation.
Posted in: Do you think that constant use of abbreviations while texting messages or sending email is having an adverse effect on your spelling, grammar and punctuation?
noriyosan73Jul. 06, 2015 - 12:02AM JST
warispeace - WHATEVER! September 9, tanks, missiles, marching soldiers, October 1, tanks, missiles, marching soldiers; June 10, tanks, missiles, marching soldiers, July 14, military equipment and soldiers in uniform. JULY 4, all of the celebrations mentioned in the article, beautiful fireworks for FREE, 100,000s of people to enjoy, and family traditions.
Posted in: America celebrates July 4 with parades, hot dogs, cold beer
noriyosan73Jul. 03, 2015 - 01:28PM JST
10,000 soldiers from only 5 countries can eliminate this problem. Send in the troops. Any troops, just NOT USA troops. Like the lead goose in the V, it's YOUR turn.
Posted in: U.S. says drone strike kills senior Islamic State leader
noriyosan73Jul. 02, 2015 - 09:31AM JST
Everyone loves a blow-hard, and he is a classic. For all those who saw "W" as a loose canon or cowboy, elect him. He may have the right answer for economic problems, border protection, a multitude of other problems, but war is not one of them. He has absolutely no possibility of being elected, but "money talks" and he can buy all the time he wants on the media. Why does the media continue to give coverage for him, because in the media business, "If it bleeds, it leads." He isn't bleeding, he is bellowing, and should not be taken seriously.
Posted in: Emmitt Smith, Flo Rida out of Miss USA; Macy's dumps Trump
noriyosan73Jul. 02, 2015 - 09:26AM JST
Work is............ Actually, they do work very hard and are receive very little appreciation. It makes sense to start early. The citizen who needs services needs to start his/her day early. Less congestion at both ends of the work day is just one reason. Less demand on nukes to produce electricity is another. Change is difficult.
Posted in: Gov't employees to start work early, finish early in July, August
noriyosan73Jun. 29, 2015 - 10:30PM JST
The War Between the States is the term that was used in the southern states in the first half of the 20th century in the USA for the northern states' Civil War term. Slavery was not the only reason the South rebelled against the Union. Most young men in the CSA army did not come from families' who owned slaves. They were "poor dirt farmer" boys who believed that the government headed by President Lincoln had gone too far by passing laws the restricted other commerce and the states' right to determine what was best for its citizens. The issue of "States' Rights" continues today in issues such as voter ID (which President Obama's government opposes), education (Creationism as a required subject in Texas' biology classes), and health insurance. Slavery was and is wrong.
Posted in: Civil War buffs on Confederate flag debate: It's complicated
noriyosan73Jun. 27, 2015 - 12:14PM JST
What's up? The temperature? In northern California the temperature was 48 degrees on the back deck. Nukes, solar and hydro are the only way to survive.
Posted in: Gov't to stop inefficient coal-fired power plants being built
noriyosan73Jun. 24, 2015 - 01:32PM JST
When is the media going to stop with "if it bleeds, it leads?" The media jumps like a puppet when China makes a statement. IGNORE the Chinese media, aka China's big, fat mouth, and just cover the important events. China is hacking every computer system and government in the world. It knows more about will happen than the average citizen knows what happened. Boycott all Chinese products and charge all citizen an extra fee to travel there.
Posted in: China slams Western misconceptions of its role in World War II
noriyosan73Jun. 19, 2015 - 12:55PM JST
In every building there are restrooms that have hot air blowers to dry hands. The message underneath the button says, "Push for a message from a possible future leader." Everyone needs 15 minutes of fame, and the USA media keeps giving it to him every day, day after day after day. Las Vegas has his odds of winning the presidency at 50/1."Got money?"
Posted in: Trump drops Neil Young song
noriyosan73Jun. 19, 2015 - 12:46PM JST
Is anyone paying attention to this headline as Japan's tourist industry encourages and expects a tremendous increase in tourism until after the Olympics?
Posted in: S Korea's MERS death toll rises to 23
noriyosan73Jun. 19, 2015 - 12:43PM JST
"Several hundred?" Insane. Several thousand are waiting for decisions. It is not just ESTA problems for permission to visit the USA, it is applications for green cards for Japanese who married an American citizen, students who want to continue study in the USA, and Japanese students who need a renewal of a temporary work permit in their field. The government always says the same sentence. "Mistakes were made." It is like "mistakes" are just floating around in the universe like clouds in the sky. Suddenly, a mistake decides to land on someone government agency. It never falls on the head of the director because government competency is like military intelligence. Neither one exists The Japanese need a "Staycation" this year. Spend your money at home, or if there is no other choice, in any country other than the USA.
Posted in: Thousands face U.S. travel misery after visa glitch
noriyosan73Jun. 19, 2015 - 12:32PM JST
If 70 countries sent 10,000 soldiers to the area over Syria, et al, objections, there would be no IS, et al. Problem solved. Instead of making a commitment such as that, they look to the USA to solve the problem. Unfortunately, Mr. Obama is getting pulled back in "W's" wars, and the Magnificent Seventy will be standing there brushing off their hands. Problem solved.
Posted in: Over 70 countries demand Syria stop deadly aerial attacks
noriyosan73Jun. 13, 2015 - 09:43AM JST
Environmentalist in California would rather save some insignificant fish than provide water for farmers.The wealthy in California would rather have a green lawn and a swimming pool that is used ONCE a month rather than provide water for farmers. Sportsmen and women would rather have a green golf course between holes, green grass for soccer, football, and baseball rather than provide water to farmers. Las Vegas, Nevada, and Palm Springs people have the same attitude. Get the picture? It is all about ME in California.There isn't a shortage of water in California, there is a shortage of storage. The environmentalist would rather protect an insignificant insect, mouse, or fish than provide water for farmers. They did all this through the courts of law.
Posted in: California orders large water cuts for farmers
noriyosan73Jun. 10, 2015 - 12:46PM JST
Gravity flow water tubes! Maybe on the caps like in the USA. Two beers flowing through plastic tubes to the mouth. Isn't the control room air conditioned? Buy the caps!
Posted in: It is now OK for train drivers on JR Central lines to drink water
noriyosan73Jun. 10, 2015 - 12:43PM JST
Sure, until Kim points his rockets at the SK capital. Watch them run for cover behind the USA and Japan protection. Stop it, SK.
Posted in: Distrust between South Korea, Japan sky high: poll
noriyosan73Jun. 10, 2015 - 12:40PM JST
There is an abundance of butter and cheese in the USA. It is free to schools and low income people. Import some butter and stop protecting the Japanese dairy production. How about one kilo of butter/cheese for every kilo of car exported to the USA. Real fair trade.
Posted in: Bureaucratic bungling behind butter shortage
noriyosan73Jun. 09, 2015 - 12:03PM JST
Huuf, and Puuf, and someone blows the house down. UN has no authority and is only interested in keeping the USA and Japan paying its bills.
Posted in: U.N., Iran head for showdown over nuclear inspections
noriyosan73Jun. 09, 2015 - 12:01PM JST
Something better happen soon at the immigration sites. Implement the old SARS infra-red camera to screen people. It was used at the shinkansen station in Tokyo when people IN Japan wanted to leave Japan. Don't wait until it is too late.
Posted in: South Korea reports 8 more MERS cases, 7th death in outbreak
noriyosan73Jun. 09, 2015 - 11:58AM JST
Here is the problem: The nail that sticks its head up gets hammered down. SHUT UP. Whatever tech success there is, keep it a secret. That is not possible because everyone wants 15 minutes of fame.
Posted in: U.S., Japan say first test of Raytheon's new SM-3 missile a success
noriyosan73Jun. 08, 2015 - 12:28PM JST
Do 18 year olds have to serve in the military? If yes, they must have the right to vote. If no, it doesn't matter what age because 18-25 probably won't vote.
Posted in: Do you think lowering the voting age to 18 in Japan is a good idea?
Jul. 08, 2015 - 12:38AM JST
When they were sold by their parents, and/or not allowed to leave, they were…
Posted in: U.N. commissioner urges Abe to meet 'comfort women'
Jul. 08, 2015 - 12:37AM JST
Yeah, but you never have to go get another re-entry permit or pay for re-entry permits…
Posted in: Wednesday deadline for foreign nationals to get resident cards
Jul. 08, 2015 - 12:36AM JST
Isn't E.Q. more important than I.Q?
Posted in: In today's corporate world, how important is an MBA?
Jul. 08, 2015 - 12:33AM JST
Looks like some people have already seen the future since they appear to know the plant…
Posted in: Sendai reactor refueled for restart, despite opposition
Jul. 08, 2015 - 12:32AM JST
He's a moron
Posted in: Arnie's back