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tmtmsnbNov. 07, 2014 - 11:06PM JST
Sometimes arithmetic is not as straightforward as it seems to be. Helping 12 million undocumented people find jobs will help add up to 24 million ethnic votes, while could also anger and alienate 48 million job seeking local supporters. Executive vetoes, unilateral actions will earn acclaim from some, but could also, under current circumstances, disgust the majority and hurt the next presidential election.
Posted in: U.S. Speaker Boehner touts bills to repeal Obamacare, build Keystone oil pipeline
tmtmsnbNov. 07, 2014 - 09:14PM JST
Congratulations on the beginning of a great American rejuvenation !
tmtmsnbNov. 01, 2014 - 09:42AM JST
dictator Hashimoto could turn Japan counterclockwise several hundred years back to Tokugawa shogun regime.
tmtmsnbNov. 01, 2014 - 09:28AM JST
Gaman, gaman, till someone else come.
Posted in: Insults against Israel PM 'disgraceful, damaging': Kerry
tmtmsnbNov. 01, 2014 - 12:47AM JST
War declaration. Being criticized fro being seiyou kabure, not traditional enough, etc by nobility as well as palace officials, she is genki only when mingling with sensible people. So what.
Posted in: Recovering crown princess attends 1st imperial banquet in 11 years
tmtmsnbOct. 20, 2014 - 02:07AM JST
''Why do people love vigilante justice?''
Nobody love vigilante justice. People hate it, and won't do it, except when the authority fails to redress law violator, bousouzoku, criminal issues.
Posted in: Biker assaulted by iron bar-wielding Nara innkeeper
tmtmsnbOct. 18, 2014 - 01:48PM JST
''KabukiloverOct. 18, 2014 - 09:15AM JST
Doing this these clowns know they are offending not only former victims not also current allies and business parters. Blind stupidity.''
Just like Xi evades domestic issues by redirect focus on small Japan's comfort women and Yasukuni, Japan also uses China and Korea's malicious bashings to reunite the nation. Everybody knows how horribly efficient Japan is when the whole population are united as one.
Posted in: 110 Japanese lawmakers visit Yasukuni Shrine; Abe sends ritual offering
tmtmsnbOct. 18, 2014 - 12:20AM JST
Even if not, still congratulations. Try stopping an old lady from going to church for whatever reasons.
tmtmsnbOct. 17, 2014 - 11:33PM JST
''suggest that you actually recognise that there's a problem here?
Would you "congratulate" the old lady next door for going to church?''
If the problem is some gangs warning her not to go, then congratulations!
tmtmsnbOct. 17, 2014 - 12:52PM JST
'' honoring criminals that brought about the death of millions is what China/ Korea get p**sed off about''
honoring human murderers Stalin and Mao that brought about the death of millions, and honoring assassinator An Chong-gen not considers very unfair?
tmtmsnbOct. 17, 2014 - 12:07PM JST
''Visiting your ancestor's tombs and worship them and plead that they help see to it that this family would never plunge into miserable troubles such as theirs is common family tradition among Japan, Korea, China and many other Asian countries. There are no rules or regulations banning people from doing that based on certain conditions or situations. Same with a nation, it's strictly internal affair common among Japan, Korea, China, and many other Asian countries.''
tmtmsnbOct. 16, 2014 - 02:04PM JST
When it comes to military movements, China is the teacher, whose Suntze Art of War teaches you how to conquer your enemy without actually fighting, whose philosophy says be sure you attain three objectives by one single move. In that Japan is a good student, by going militarization you stop China from taking a chance, thus peace is maitained without firing a bullet; by relaxing weapon sales you earn a lot of money, that's one objective, you lower Jieitai's procurement cost through mass production, that two objective, by supplying weapons to peace loving middle east nations you help them stop the onslaught of sisi, that's three objective. Wonderful move.
Posted in: Japan’s weapons-makers now open for business
tmtmsnbOct. 15, 2014 - 11:22AM JST
‘’ Why those dinks escape the Rule of Harmony is beyond me. Any ideas?’’
Unlike in other Asian countries where motorcycles are for transportation, here in Japan these are toys for spoilt brats--high tech, high rev, kakko ii, expensive, bousouzoku stirs up the fashion that help boost sales for the maker--members of Japan Inc where police is not an outsider.
tmtmsnbOct. 14, 2014 - 09:49PM JST
‘’Hide SuzukiOct. 14, 2014 - 01:15PM JST
"All the "determination" and "ganbatte" in the world is not going to close the large physical skill level difference "
So what's your suggestion then, genius ?’’
First remove celebrity seeking mentality from the game, or better yet, sink the Kurobune and turn the whole thing into a purely internal affair where all fans are fashion idols and all golden haired players ever triumphant heroes.
Posted in: Japan's soccer coach denies team lacks passion
tmtmsnbOct. 14, 2014 - 01:47PM JST
''Speak softly, and carry an iron bar...or, so they say...''
Or a piano wire, painted flat black, whose one end secured on one post on one side of the road, as the roar approaches, another end was tied to another post on the other side of the road, the harvest was not one knee of one rider, but the whole herd, actually happened in another country, police there declared unable, or more precisely unwilling to solve the case, that stopped the plague forever---badly injured riders said nobody saw the wire coming, not a single one of them.
tmtmsnbOct. 13, 2014 - 07:00PM JST
What mentality or philosophy or lunacy is behind the theory that when China owns thousands and thousands of nuclear weapons aiming at Japan and its retired general openly declared that turning Japan into a nuclear sea of fire is their national dream, Japan must not have any of its own? Rely on USA? Are you sure?
Posted in: Should Japan have its own nuclear weapons as a deterrent against security threats or should it rely on the U.S. nuclear umbrella?
tmtmsnbOct. 13, 2014 - 05:17PM JST
To make Olympics an absolute success, they make sure no single stone is left unturned. That’s Japan way. How to go to Olympic? Go to any station--look for big guide board telling you how to get to station XXX--exit XXX--follow the crowd.
Reminds me of my non-American American taxi driver ! （! ）# 「! 」? : @! ~ _! & % # USA for a good 30 minutes during the ride.
Posted in: Hibiya subway line in Tokyo to get new station at Toranomon Hills
tmtmsnbOct. 10, 2014 - 09:34PM JST
So refreshing to see a young girl so honest, so sincere, so purposeful, so un-iikoburi, so un-kawaikoburi - -
Posted in: Malala, Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize
tmtmsnbOct. 04, 2014 - 05:11PM JST
StrangerlandOct. 04, 2014 - 12:39PM JST
''What bothers me is that when these pieces of scum are caught, they will get all the "human rights" available, will be tried and kept in a nice warm prison and fed regularly. As much as I dislike violence, exceptions are possible''
''''So you think we should sink down to their level? And how will the world ever get better if we were to take that route? If no one is willing to 'be the bigger man', then we will get stuck in a rut, and never improve as a race.''''
Anybody tell us the difference between the following and the post shown above:
When these pieces of scum are caught, get all the ‘’human rights’’ available, tried and kept in a nice warm prison and fed regularly, others should not complain, should not try to correct it, or do it otherwise. Why? Because these pieces of scum, with their level, are entitled to the monopoly of cutting off people’s heads, slashing their throats, in public, or private, anyway and anyhow they want; while others, who are of higher levels and therefore should aim at improving themselves as a race, should not violate the monopoly of these pieces of scum.
Posted in: Jihadists behead British aid worker; battle for Kurdish town
tmtmsnbOct. 03, 2014 - 04:12PM JST
The Emperor is Japanese people’s ‘’our very own’’, which turns Mr. Abe a mere servant of the people, not a chance for him to turn himself, or anyone else for that matter, into a dictator.
Posted in: Wedding send-off
May. 25, 2015 - 10:26PM JST
There are so many misconceptions in your posts that it makes sense to go…
Posted in: Thousands surround Diet to protest U.S. base relocation plan
@smithinjapan: "I never watched completely The Great Beauty".
Fixed. I hope it's okay, now. I hadn't…
Posted in: Palme d'Or up for grabs ahead of Cannes Film Festival finale
May. 25, 2015 - 10:25PM JST
We've got Green Co-op here in Kyushu. I think they have stores in west Japan…
Posted in: Organic food rarely found on Japan’s tables
May. 25, 2015 - 10:23PM JST
Whatever he does or doesn't he get criticized. So he did his annual visit to cemetayf…
Posted in: Abe honors war dead at Chidorigafuchi cemetery
May. 25, 2015 - 10:18PM JST
The Daily Telegraph is not a liberal newspaper in any sense. The owners would be quite…
Posted in: Ireland says big 'Yes' to gay marriage in world first