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    slumdog

    Obama isn't afraid to talk to people who may hold different opinions to him. Which is a good trait in a president.

    I see your point. However, wouldn't you agree that it also would have been nice to see him directly support and recognize the vast majority of Muslims who are more moderate, thus showing Americans a side of Islam that is too often ignored?

    Posted in: Obama visits U.S. mosque; says impression of Muslims distorted

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    slumdog

    Yes, thank you for retrieving my previous point, which proves that as I claimed above I had not referred to stock footage of Palestinian reactions to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990.

    You claimed that the Palestinians filmed by news crews were not celebrating 9/11 and that they were celebrating something else. Both wiki and snopes show you to be incorrect. They were in fact celebrating the 9/11 attacks. You have claimed incorrectly several times now that they were not. You were and are wrong about that.

    The link I provided above shows FBI reports

    It shows no connection to the attacks whatsoever. It shows no evidence of any connection to the attacks whatsoever.

    Regarding videos,

    Ironically, in a discussion about Trump, you sound just like him. You keep making up claims that you cannot back up and you make hints that are not connected to what you claim they are. You are in a glass house. I recommend that you stop throwing your stones.

    There is no video of Israelis celebrating 9/11 anywhere. There is a confirmed video of Palestinians doing so. You can keep trying to avoid the facts, but there they are staring you in the face.

    Posted in: Trump: I was 100% right on 9/11 Muslim remarks

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    slumdog

    Aerial footage showed dozens of police officers swarming over the roof and helipad of the modern, glass-facade building, with the drone covered by a blue tarpaulin.

    Was the footage taken by a drone?

    Posted in: Camera-equipped drone found on roof of Abe's office

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    slumdog

    The issue at hand is children being raised by a father and mother figure.

    No, the issue at hand is and should be children being raised in a happy, healthy and safe environment.

    Posted in: Lesbian couple hold symbolic wedding ceremony in Tokyo

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    slumdog

    Thumbs down away, but it was an insensitive and baseless comment. No one here has shown any reason to believe the Princess Masako's absence was anything other than her own choice.

    So, what did the mice get up to for play when the cats were away? A listen to your favorite music? A sleep in? A stroll in the garden? Or better yet, an incognito sojourn outside the palace gates where you could simply enjoy being around everyday people?

    Whatever it was that she did, I hope she enjoyed herself.

    And speaking of him (reverently), is that a hair color change from his former grey shag?

    It certainly looks like that may be the case. The Prince's hair does like much darker than I've seen in previous photos.

    The Reigning Emperor and Empress look marvelous.

    Yes, they certainly do!

    Posted in: Spring garden party

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    slumdog

    What a pity that Masako wasn't allowed out of her prison to take part. How stressful could it be for her to play follow the leader, smile and shake hands with a few people.

    Personally, I find your comment both baseless and insensitive. Whatever makes you suggest that she was not allowed to participate? Perhaps she was under the weather or she felt like she did not want to participate. In case you are unaware, her husband,Crown Prince Naruhito, has been extremely supportive of her.

    Posted in: Spring garden party

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    slumdog

    Manga are read in private.

    It seems like you have not had a chance to ride on a train or a subway car in Japan.

    Posted in: Lesbian couple hold symbolic wedding ceremony in Tokyo

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    slumdog

    Exactly. If animals are to be used as a role model,

    I don't believe anyone is advocating that animals should be used a role models. I believe the comments about homosexuality occuring in the wild is in answer to those suggesting it is unnatural.

    Unthinkable to many, certainly - but gay marriage was equally unthinkable 20-30 years ago

    It was not that long ago that to many mixed race marriage was also unthinkable. Thankfully, those that thought that way were proven incorrect.

    Posted in: Lesbian couple hold symbolic wedding ceremony in Tokyo

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    slumdog

    These costume-play idiots standing in the picture have nothing to do with the shrine.

    They think they have something to do with the shrine.

    Posted in: Abe offers ritual gift to Yasukuni shrine

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    slumdog

    The hint would be in the words "almost all", not "almost all ".

    Maybe I am the only one, but I do not get your 'hint'. The words in both quotes are the same.

    Posted in: Lesbian couple hold symbolic wedding ceremony in Tokyo

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    slumdog

    Japan Today, thank you for providing this article. The stories within provide valuable insight into the perpectives of each side during the war and how the two sides have come to trust each other and start anew. Reading this gives me hope that the future will see greater understanding in the world. These are stories that need to be told and heard.

    Posted in: Iwo Jima vet, Okinawa survivor wrestle with WWII legacy

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    slumdog

    but I've never heard of animals rejecting sexual activity with their own sex in favor of a whole life of homosexual behavior. If there is, let me know, but so far I haven't heard of it.

    I'm kind of surprised you haven't heard of it as they are exactly the same thing.

    Posted in: Lesbian couple hold symbolic wedding ceremony in Tokyo

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    slumdog

    The mother and son evidently fought over the money to pay for an internet contract. It does not appear that the boy had entered into the contract on his own.

    http://breaking-news.jp/2015/04/20/018835

    Posted in: 15-year-old boy arrested for stabbing mother in back

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    slumdog

    SmithinJapan,

    Couldn't agree with you more. Hopefully they DO make it legal everywhere in the near future. It's high-time they do.

    Absolutely!

    Posted in: Lesbian couple hold symbolic wedding ceremony in Tokyo

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    slumdog

    he stabbed his 40-year-old mother in the back

    He is a backstabber all its interpretations and meanings.

    When this mother was changing his diapers, I am sure she never imagined that little baby would ever do this to her.

    He should be, but probably will not be, ashamed of himself.

    I hope she recovers from both the physical and emotional scars of being harmed by the very child she gave birth to.

    Posted in: 15-year-old boy arrested for stabbing mother in back

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    slumdog

    What makes it right?

    What makes it wrong?

    When it comes to raising kids, who is going to be called "dad" and "mum"?

    ? That is what you are most worried about?

    When it comes to raising kids, a healthy, happy environment is best.

    Posted in: Lesbian couple hold symbolic wedding ceremony in Tokyo

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    slumdog

    I am opposed to discrimination against gays and homosexuals, but as for marriage that's a whole different issue

    I find the fact that you do not see the irony of your comment as equally fascinating as the actual irony of your comment.

    Posted in: Lesbian couple hold symbolic wedding ceremony in Tokyo

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    slumdog

    Gender is nothing more than a social construction.

    I don't know about that. Gender is a natural occuring phenomenon in all its forms. It is the constrictions that are needlessly and unnaturally placed upon them that are the social constructions.

    can they BOTH be brides?

    Yes, they already are. I see no reason why they should not be able to.

    Posted in: Lesbian couple hold symbolic wedding ceremony in Tokyo

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    slumdog

    Nice looking couple.

    It would be nice if it were legal for them for real.

    Live and let live.

    Posted in: Lesbian couple hold symbolic wedding ceremony in Tokyo

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