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Carolee ThummaDec. 03, 2016 - 12:48AM JST
Why aren't all you Trump supporters questioning the fact that he has 25 companies in other countries, his clothes are ALL made in other countries...Trump shirts are made in Bangladesh, Trump suits in Mexico, Trump Vodka in the Netherlands, Trump crystal barware in Slovenia and his cufflinks and ties in China. His "Make America Great Again" hats were made in China til people questioned it and they were quickly made in Los Angeles (in a sweat shop).
He says his clothes are made outside US because "they don't make fine brands in US anymore, can't make them here"...betcha these brands were surprised at that statement.
Remember when one of the papers said that "Trump could shoot someone on the street and his supporters still would follow him"...it's true and it's freakin scary that people don't need fact anymore, they will believe what ever they're told if they think they are going to get rich. But Donald Trump has never done anything for anyone but himself and the US will find that out in the coming years. He doesn't even want to be President, he just wants to go to rallies and be told how great he is...NPD all over the place. Better keep telling him he's great or else you are going to see the biggest temper tantrum ever.
Posted in: Trump says companies leaving U.S. will face 'consequences'
Carolee ThummaDec. 02, 2016 - 07:51AM JST
2 problems with him "saving jobs" at Carrier, #1, Carrier made BILLIONS this year, they don't need to move anywhere to cut cost, what they needed to do was take back the bonus's they gave their higher employees (one of which was 1 Billion alone). #2, he saved 1,000 jobs, but what about the other 1500 jobs that are still moving to Mexico? He literally paid Carrier to move 1,500 jobs to Mexico a total of 7 Million Dollars. And another 35% tax cuts on top of the ones they already received and 1.5 billion in Government research money they already received from Mike Pence as Governor.
So all the American companies will be lining up 'to move out of the US' so they can get their payoffs too...man didn't save anything, he paid them off.
Carolee ThummaNov. 27, 2016 - 06:06PM JST
Best be sewing those towels on each and every person...just saying...
Posted in: Mayor responds to public after 'spamusement park' onsen video reaches 1 million views
Carolee ThummaNov. 26, 2016 - 11:50PM JST
I don't see what the problem is, all we heard from Trump was "the election is rigged", and now they might prove that that is true...you'd think he'd be happy...
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Carolee ThummaNov. 25, 2016 - 10:15PM JST
Okay, all this bitching about what a waste they are just because you don't like their music. Just image the rest of us who do like some of them having to ONLY listen to what YOU like, wouldn't make for happy times. Then switch it and think about how you would feel if society only listened to what WE like.
I dislike all the AKB48's and sister groups, I dislike Ayumi Hamasaki? Namie Amuro and X Japan but I don't complain to everyone I post to about them.
We all lot a diverse set of music, just don't listen to it and move on. Get over it.
Carolee ThummaNov. 14, 2016 - 01:51PM JST
Some one said if you want roles for older woman write them...do you know who many roles WERE written for older woman and Hollywood producers and studio heads changes the age to someone much younger. Take for instance Joy, the movie was about a woman inventor who was in her forties...who did they hire to play Joy...Jennifer Lawrence, age 26.
See how they do it...so go ahead and write those "Older Lady Roles"...the powers that be will just hire younger actresses.
Posted in: Revealing an actor's age is illegal? IMDb website sues California
Carolee ThummaAug. 27, 2016 - 01:04PM JST
Please tell me this isn't true, a friend just told me that if Yuta Takahata apologizes to the woman/victim in court he will probably be left go with no prison time? I find this hard to believe buy friend who was born in Japan and left at age 30 says it happens all the time.
Posted in: Actress Takahata apologizes over son’s arrest on rape charge
Carolee ThummaAug. 26, 2016 - 02:51PM JST
What I find funny is that France now decides they are going to fight the terrorist, isn't this the country that used to invite terrorist on the run to come and live in France...
And the way to fight terrorism is to make women who practice a religion that states they hide their bodies, so they even invent a swimwear that they can go to the beach and enjoy the water on a hot day...
and this is what France is doing to fight terrorism...
It's like locking the car but leaving all the windows open, you're not solving the problem at all...
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Carolee ThummaAug. 21, 2016 - 12:29AM JST
I'm surprised at the "surprise" of some of these posters. I've been in the JE fandom for over 10 years and I've always seen post about dislike of SMAP. Hell, I've seen post about the dislike of almost every JE group, solo singers or actors. People have always made fun of JE groups so don't act surprised now that the haters have come out.
Myself, I've always felt uncomfortable watching SMAP in their variety shows, I've always felt that they didn't jell, there was always something off to me. I've always been a huge fan of Nakia and Kimura, but the other three never got my interest. In fact the other three actually gave me a very uncomfortable feeling, even watching them in dramas left me feeling like something was off. I've enjoyed Nakia and Kimura and I will go on enjoying them. I will also continuing being a fan of the other JE groups, some more than others but I've never had the same feelings
One thing I don't understand is that Kimura is getting the blame for this but he's the only one (Nakia said he'd follow the majority rule) who DID NOT want to break up the band, just don't get blaming him.
Carolee ThummaAug. 19, 2016 - 01:33PM JST
One thing I have learned about big business, when they bring in the new management to "shake things up, put us back on top"...that's code for "we have no fricken' clue what we are doing and the ship is sinking".
Bringing in new movers and shakers at this late stage shows us that Trumps own people are trying to "control" his mouth but they know they are not succeeding. Now with the new guy who's never run a campaign for political office and a new bean counter they are going to try and invent a new Donald and they are writing new scripts for him but we all know that it won't last and his brain will sneak in and tell him that he's smarter than all of them. And off we go to La-La land again.
And as for the "prove to me Clinton is better than Trump without mentioning Trump": She has a history in politics, she knows how the game is played (and yes it is a game, a game with high stakes and big losers). She won't open her mouth and insert foot with other world leaders just to look like she's the funniest human in the room, no because she is a professional. She knows when to not step over the line in dealing politics. She knows how not to piss off other world leaders. She knows that all people count, not just the ones who have the deepest pockets (so that she can make lots of money after her 4 years). She knows that Nuclear Weapons should only be held by the Countries that WON'T use them. She won't pass off most of her day to day Presidential job to her Vice President due to the fact that she just doesn't want to do the boring stuff, she wants to handle it all the shiny stuff and the dull too. The #1 and the biggest thing is she is not a wanna-be, she is a true politician that takes the job of President of the United States seriously and doesn't see it as a way to get richer.
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Carolee ThummaAug. 19, 2016 - 07:01AM JST
Saori Yoshida won the silver medal against US Helen Maroulis. I was really hoping she won another Gold. I am an American who rooted for Saori and Kohei in their sports. I have been a Saori fan since seeing her on a Japanese variety show, then finding her matches on the internet. I think she's a true Olympian, she loves her sport and she does her best. The only thing you can say about Kohei is he is greatest.
Carolee ThummaAug. 09, 2016 - 01:44PM JST
Having a condom doesn't mean you have the right to FORCE attention on someone.
Posted in: Namibia boxer becomes second held for sexual assault at Games
Carolee ThummaJul. 05, 2016 - 11:37AM JST
From the sound of it the fact that he was having sex didn't disrupt schooling UNTIL the school got involved. If the school had minded their own business it looks like this kid would have graduated in a few weeks, possibly won a major soccer game and went on to college, but they stepped in and could have ruined his life.
Unless he was having sex in the school it shouldn't be any of the school's business. If his grades were good it was no business of the schools.
I too would like to know how the school became involved.
Posted in: High school student expelled for having sex, sues school for Y6 million
Carolee ThummaJun. 21, 2016 - 01:35AM JST
I know he was better known for other work but in 2010 Anton Yelchin starred with Maki Horikita, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Yuya Tegoshi and Emma Roberts in Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac. He played Ace, Horikita's tennis star boyfriend. It was a movie filled with teenage angst, but Yelchin did a fine job of playing the narcissistic boyfriend.
May he rest in peace.
Posted in: 'Star Trek' actor Anton Yelchin dies in car accident
Carolee ThummaJun. 09, 2016 - 02:55AM JST
Good luck to Tomita and wishing her a speedy recovery and hope that the justice system in Japan will protect her and other citizens.
Carolee ThummaMay. 29, 2016 - 06:39AM JST
But I betcha if a CEO of a big company, even say the idol's company went to the police with stalker issues it would be handled quite differently. The CEO would get a police officer at least stopping by and checking at their home or business, just a drive by even. Her, she's a nobody, she was a "trying to break into" idol, not a "already established" idol so she didn't count. Sad but this would be true in any country, anywhere right now.
Posted in: Attack on singer sheds light on risks of stalkers-in-waiting
Carolee ThummaMay. 18, 2016 - 08:19AM JST
mitokomonalex: He not only is willing to keep US bases in Japan he also wants Japan to pay more to have those bases...still admire him?
But don't hold him to this, by Thursday he might change his mind...again.
Posted in: Trump willing to meet N Korea's Kim; wants to renegotiate Paris climate accord
Carolee ThummaApr. 23, 2016 - 02:49PM JST
I'll think of "Purple Rain" and memories of my younger self comes floating back, sitting with my boyfriend in his car and listening to "Red Corvette" and thinking how sexy it was when he said "a pocketful of horses", lol
Whenever I hear his music it will bring sweet memories to me and I think that's how he would have wanted it.
We will miss Prince and his music and words. R.I.P. Prince
Posted in: Questions swirl about Prince's health with unexplained death
Carolee ThummaApr. 04, 2016 - 11:13PM JST
Once again, not one poster can say "hey, great job, congrats"...nope, everybody has to piss all over someone elses achievement.
Does it make you feel better about yourselves now?
Congrats to the show and to Yasuhiro Kawana!
Carolee ThummaApr. 02, 2016 - 11:31AM JST
I've been following him since the beginning and he has always been a gentleman, I've never heard him called a diva, never. Where are you getting these diva moments? And as his coach said in the interviews about the defying incident, it wasn't like Brian told him "you can't skate", it was talked bout between them and Hanyu wanted to skate and Coach Orser didn't want him to.
Plus read the article again, people who have seen the video said it "looked intentional", Hanyu agreed with them. Plus how would you feel if it was your practice time and another skater came out onto the ice and purposely slammed into you.
Harding paid someone else to take out Nancy Kerrigan, people have said today that Ten tried to take Hanyu out himself. Jealousy in skating does exist.
Posted in: Hanyu accuses rival of deliberately colliding with him
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Dec. 10, 2016 - 09:39PM JST
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Laguna, I share the concerns you have raised.
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