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sourpussOct. 05, 2014 - 10:50AM JST
What qualifies you to make 90% of what you write on this site? Offering an opinion to a gossip rag is hardly illegal. Where is your evidence that it is, in any case, or is that just your opinion?
If you had read the article properly, you'd see that the psychiatrist obviously does have a good idea about the sociological factors at play here. Could it be that he, despite being a psychiatrist, has a background in sociology as well?
You're hardly one to be making judgement calls here.
Posted in: Solitary seniors who seek soul mates descend into stalking
sourpussAug. 19, 2014 - 01:50PM JST
Some posters here are taking this baseball thingy even more seriously than the players do. And yet they don't even see the irony...
Posted in: Fanatic fans oblivious to sleazy side of Koshien high school baseball
sourpussAug. 08, 2014 - 12:53PM JST
Green up the city to minimize the heat-island effect. Seriously. Trees. Please.
Posted in: Heatstroke countermeasures already being prepped for 2020 Olympics
sourpussAug. 05, 2014 - 07:37AM JST
The kid was putting bleach in her classmates' food well before her mother died.
She is a sociopath, and no doubt was born this way.
Posted in: Teen murder suspect committed 'unforgivable' act, says father
sourpussAug. 02, 2014 - 09:05PM JST
katsu, well said.
Posted in: Muslim visitors to Japan forecast to hit a million by 2020
sourpussAug. 01, 2014 - 09:49AM JST
maybe you missed the part about evidence being necessary for indictment.
there is no evidence for your statement regarding Japan INC and the justice system. there is evidence, however, that many Japanese harbor no illusions about who's best interests are, or are not, being upheld, so you're wrong there too.
You would rather TEPCO to be foreign owned? Being a quasi-private Japanese firm is bad enough. Just because a French firm may be performing better on French soil means only that French laws are stricter. Being completely accountable only to foreign share-holders would be no less of a nightmare than what we have with it being owned by the Japanese government. it might even have been worse.
this recommendation for indictment is far from meaningless. yes, there are major ongoing troubles at Daiiichi, and yes, it would be nice for everyone at fault to get their just desserts, but sometimes you have to take what you can get. one case at a time. otherwise you just start spouting meaningless hyberbole, like @Zichi.
Posted in: Panel wants TEPCO execs charged over nuke crisis
sourpussJul. 26, 2014 - 04:56PM JST
Drug addiction and the behavior it leads to can be far more barbaric than a quick death.
One fewer idiots on rhe planet, and it was over in the blink of an eye. I'd say he got off light, and it's for the greater good.
Posted in: China executes Japanese man for drug offenses
sourpussJul. 12, 2014 - 11:57AM JST
Japan is safer than Canada in my experience.
I was attacked 3 times in Canada, once by a steroid-pumped a??hole, once by a pill-popping hoodlum, and once by a mugger.
Posted in: In your experience, which country is the safest to live in?
sourpussJul. 11, 2014 - 05:23PM JST
Not like the sport is dominated by cry-baby primadonas or anything..."salt in the wounds"
Posted in: Netherlands coach criticizes third place match
sourpussJun. 30, 2014 - 07:12PM JST
And do all these members sleep with hordes of young ladies and eat like kings while the masses toil starve and eat their neighbors' daughters' bodies out of desperation a la Chairman Mao?
Posted in: More than 1.5 million joined Chinese Communist Party in 2013
sourpussJun. 21, 2014 - 06:04PM JST
Relax. It's only a game.
Posted in: Soccer fans knock back coffee, energy drinks after snore draw
sourpussJun. 13, 2014 - 09:17PM JST
Well, I hope this at least makes you think.
Well, I hope this at least makes you think.
Hmm. Thinking about physical attributes in regards to a sport...
Nope. No thinking necessary.
Btw, where in the article is the intellectual superiority of the Japanese team insinuated? In case you're not familiar, the word "finesse" means skillful, not smart. The Ivory Coast player Drogba is the only one referred to as a "genius;" Honda and Kagawa are merely "imaginative."
Posted in: Muscle versus pace as Ivory Coast meets Japan
sourpussJun. 13, 2014 - 09:05PM JST
What's all the fuss about? It's only a game!
(ducks and runs for cover)
Posted in: Japanese fans shamed by ref's World Cup performance
sourpussJun. 04, 2014 - 09:46PM JST
James Dean Jnr.Jun. 03, 2014 - 09:22PM JST
James Dean Jnr.Jun. 03, 2014 - 09:22PM JST
The estimated price is 864,000 yen
I guess you don't want to hear the story about the Hasselblad with the same sensor in it then.
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sourpussMay. 31, 2014 - 01:52PM JST
Let's now have an article on the lives of the people killed by death-row inmates.
Oh, that's right, there's nothing to write about because they have no lives anymore.
Posted in: A look at life on death row in Japan
sourpussMay. 31, 2014 - 09:41AM JST
If the Rangers continue their strategy of intentionally injuring the oposing team's best players, there's no stopping them...
Posted in: Rangers beat Canadiens to reach Stanley Cup finals
sourpussMay. 25, 2014 - 06:02PM JST
@Burninh Bush, it's not for being immune to viruses, it's for preventing hereditory diseases and birth defects.
Posted in: What do you want in a spouse? Genetic similarity may help
sourpussMay. 23, 2014 - 09:41AM JST
Russia needs Japanese investment and technology, just as China does, which is why China are actively stealing it.
On the other hand, oil and raw materials are not sole possession of Russia. The US is now the largest fossil fuel producer in the world.
Looked at from another angle, you could say that Russia signed the deal reluctantly because now they know that they can't dick-around their now biggest customer (China). They have played the gas card too often with Europe, and now the rest of the world has seen through them. Lumping themselves in with China is a double-edged sword.
Clearly two double-dealers like Russia and China are going to be at each others throats more the closer and more dependent they become on each other.
Posted in: China should build ties with Russia to counter Japan: newspaper
sourpussMay. 17, 2014 - 08:05AM JST
Tattooes are the only way for individuals with no sense of themselves to show the world they are in fact lemmings.
Posted in: What are your views on tattoos?
sourpussApr. 26, 2014 - 03:08PM JST
No complaints from me after 12 surgeries, my wife giving birth to our 2 kids, and my co-worker's stroke.
Generally, given a soap box to stand on, people tend to complain when available health care can't fix their ills right away, which happens in all countries. You just have to be aware of your condition, understanding of the limits of modern medicine, and persistent in pursuing the best care no matter where you are.
I've seen a 250 pound woman complain that the paramedics couldn't carry her down her narrow/steep 2nd story stairs.
I've seen people who have lived in Japan for 20 years complain that the doctor didn't speak English.
I've seen people who had refused to pay into the national health plan in order to weasel a few extra yen with which to buy more beer/junk food complain that they weren't allowed to back pay their missed payments in order to pay less for the serious treatment they needed now.
Japan is no exception either better or worse. Definitely no better or worse than Canada, my home country. Probably, it's case by case, with dozens of mitigating factors involved.
Posted in: Hospitals: UK vs Japan - Length of stay, language, birth, kids and pain relief
Oct. 23, 2014 - 02:48PM JST
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Oct. 23, 2014 - 02:47PM JST
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Posted in: Mother holding 1-year-old baby jumps in front of train in Tokyo
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Posted in: Quiet critic of Kuroda's 'monetary shamanism' turns up the volume