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sensei258Aug. 23, 2014 - 08:33AM JST
I bet they weren't even drinking. All that chatter, distraction, and loss of visibility due to overcrowding would have been enough to cause the accident.
Posted in: 3 Japanese students killed, 5 injured in Calif car crash
sensei258Aug. 23, 2014 - 08:28AM JST
He got 4 1/2 years for threats, but somebody who abused their child to death recently got only three years? (If I remember correctly) Something's not right with the justice system.
Posted in: Man gets 4 1/2 years over threats to 'Kuroko's Basketball' manga author
sensei258Aug. 23, 2014 - 08:22AM JST
Good luck making those charges stick. If they keep their mouths shut, there's no way to prove they did it (assuming they did).
Posted in: Trio held over drowning death of man in Fukuoka river
sensei258Aug. 22, 2014 - 06:36PM JST
Just how do you target a drink for the over 30 crowd?
Posted in: Fresca Lemon
sensei258Aug. 20, 2014 - 08:36AM JST
Sadly, it sounds like a suicide. Hard to believe at 11 years old.
Posted in: 11-year-old girl hit and killed by train in Kagoshima
sensei258Aug. 19, 2014 - 09:42PM JST
I couldn't believe it when I found out the Burger King near our place delivered (I very rarely eat at BK, and have never used that service). Wouldn't want to burn off a few of those thousands of calories walking 5 minutes to get lunch now would we?
Posted in: A fast food delivery guy gave me 10 yen and it made my day
sensei258Aug. 19, 2014 - 09:37PM JST
Weren't the Ainu the first real residents of Japan? Doesn't that make the people complaining about them descendants of Chinese or Korean immigrants? So who has the right to complain?
Posted in: Even if there are Ainu, they are no more than Japanese who are descended from Ainu. All they do is insist relentlessly on exercising their rights. It's absurd, and I can't explain it to the taxpayers.
sensei258Aug. 19, 2014 - 09:31PM JST
Any bets on whether he gets special treatment or consideration because his father is famous?
Posted in: Jackie Chan's son detained in Beijing drug bust
sensei258Aug. 18, 2014 - 02:36PM JST
What this article doesn't tell about the autopsy report you is that none of the shots were to his back. Four of the six shots entered his right arm from the front, two shots entered his head. Here's the report...
I guess the eye witness (whom I believed 100%) was mistaken about Brown being shot in the back.
Posted in: Autopsy shows Missouri teen shot 6 times, including twice in head; unrest continues
sensei258Aug. 18, 2014 - 02:03PM JST
The cop and the PD both need to get good lawyers, cuz the cop is going to jail, and the family will sue the pants off the PD. It's only right.
sensei258Aug. 18, 2014 - 10:14AM JST
We don't know if he was hit by that first shot (while at the cop's car), and depending on where he was hit (remember Brown was a big guy) a round in the back may have little effect. No matter what though, when Brown turned around with his hands up, the cop should have stopped shooting.
Posted in: Fresh violence in riot-hit Missouri town; new autopsy ordered
sensei258Aug. 18, 2014 - 08:21AM JST
I've seen microscopic video showing the stings in progress. I swear it looked like mini harpoon guns barbs and all, going off.
Posted in: Portuguese man-of-war spotted on Kanagawa beach
sensei258Aug. 18, 2014 - 08:14AM JST
I just watched a CNN interview with a woman who was there when Brown was killed and saw everything, and I believe her 100%. Apparently Brown was struggling with the cop through the car's window. A shot was fired, Brown pulled away and started running. The cop exited the vehicle and shot Brown in the back as he ran. At that point, Brown turned around with his hands up in surrender. The policeman continued to fire several shots 'till Brown was dead. I didn't want to believe it, but it seems true. So my apologies to those on previous threads same topic.
sensei258Aug. 17, 2014 - 05:15AM JST
@ Pandabelle - So theft and assault aren't thug behavior? "White man in authority" No code in your racist language, its out there for everybody to see. And I love how you can read my mind from the other side of the planet. With that kind of talent, you should be making more money than you do.
Posted in: Police allege Missouri teen robbed store before fatal shooting
sensei258Aug. 16, 2014 - 06:30PM JST
"the officer told him to get out of the road and he didn't, so the officer went berserk" Are you kidding? An experienced police officer with no complaints/discipline problems suddenly goes berserk and shoots somebody for walking in the street? Do you seriously believe that?
sensei258Aug. 16, 2014 - 02:57PM JST
" fatally killed" - is there any other way?
Posted in: Ferrari sells for record $38 mil
sensei258Aug. 16, 2014 - 02:53PM JST
Did he actually surrender, or are his friends and family saying that? If he had already surrendered, why would the cop shoot him? I know the shooting was not linked to the theft, but you can see how big the "kid" was in the video.
sensei258Aug. 16, 2014 - 02:36PM JST
@ Zichi - It was a $48 box of Swisher Sweets cigars, and he assaulted the shopkeeper who tried to stop him. The guy was a big (as in linebacker) 16 year-old "kid" and a thug. I don't doubt he tried to struggle with the cop and take his gun. If the cop was in fear for his life, then the shooting was justified.
sensei258Aug. 16, 2014 - 12:13PM JST
He's not the only gentleman. No matter where I sit (priority seat or not) I will offer my seat if someone needs it. Which is better, giving up your (priority) seat when needed, or not sitting there at all, allowing some teenager with attitude to take it and pretend to sleep?
Posted in: Japanese train seats for the elderly: To sit or not to sit?
sensei258Aug. 16, 2014 - 12:04PM JST
Easy with the finger pointing. Plenty of Japanese men take advantage of Philippine women, both in the PI and here in Japan.
Posted in: 3 Filipinos held for dumping bodies of Japanese man, girlfriend at sea
Aug. 23, 2014 - 08:34AM JST
Sorry..mistaken model year for production year....my bad
@Mirai appears only a couple of models were sold in US, a lot built and sold…
Prelude Production ceased in 2001 according to Wikipedia
Aug. 23, 2014 - 08:33AM JST
I bet they weren't even drinking. All that chatter, distraction, and loss of visibility due to…
Aug. 23, 2014 - 08:30AM JST
The funniest thing is that government spending continues to grow at a healthy pace, while the…
Posted in: Ex-PM Noda says failure to raise sales tax would pose big risk