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Daniel NeagariJan. 18, 2017 - 03:58PM JST
As a trilingual... that slogan is wrong is so many levels and in at least two languages....
Posted in: JR Kyushu runs 'Kiss My Nagasaki' campaign
Daniel NeagariJan. 18, 2017 - 03:52PM JST
Well.. we should save the comments some people here are writing, once the Trumpster is on the chair and things begin to go FUBAR... let's see how their opinions are.
Posted in: Putin says Obama administration trying to undermine Trump
Daniel NeagariJan. 16, 2017 - 03:21PM JST
It could be that.. "president Trump" will last no more than a year... Republicans... I doubt they will let Trump loose for long.
Posted in: Trump's busy Day 1: Scrap Obama orders, deport illegals
Daniel NeagariJan. 16, 2017 - 03:13PM JST
You may be confusing things... Ms. Kennedy never made a comment on those issues as openly nor in those terms.
Daniel NeagariJan. 16, 2017 - 02:42PM JST
the revolution is coming,,,
the revolution is coming,,,
Sorry, but no. Revolutions are only the transition of power to one side to the other... all in the middle will be the same in the end.
Sure once a "revolution" occurs we will see much change.. but on the long way the result will be the same.
We don't need revolutions.. we need evolution
Posted in: World's 8 richest men own as much wealth as poorest half of world's population: Oxfam
Daniel NeagariNov. 15, 2016 - 09:45AM JST
...well I can relate to that feeling... how many times I have imaged to rip the head off my boss....(sigh)
I am sure that many have that feeling... yet another thing is to literally do it.... that is going over the top too much.
Posted in: Man beats boss to death at guest house facility in Tokyo
Daniel NeagariNov. 10, 2016 - 11:45AM JST
You know... suddenly going on a one way ticket to colonise Mars sounds very much more appealing....
Posted in: Do you think the world will be a safer place with Donald Trump as U.S. president?
Daniel NeagariNov. 08, 2016 - 11:02AM JST
With current situation and the great possibility of having a President Trump (just to write this makes me sick), perhaps Reset and Start over the TPP may be the right road to take now.
Daniel NeagariNov. 08, 2016 - 10:56AM JST
Unfortunately yes.... as long as Japan is dependant to the US for self protection.. and as long as Japan doesn't have a strong Self Defense Armed Forces (国防軍)... the presence of the US is a must
Posted in: Does Japan need to host any U.S. bases at all?
Daniel NeagariNov. 04, 2016 - 12:24PM JST
Now I know why this comment section is as it is... Trump supporters
Posted in: This isn't 'Survivor,' Obama says; Trump, Clinton fire away
Daniel NeagariOct. 31, 2016 - 05:23PM JST
Murakami....the Japanese version of Paulo Coelho.
Daniel NeagariOct. 20, 2016 - 04:56PM JST
First of all... sending police officers from Osaka is a bad bad choice... they are basically legally approved Yakuza.
I doubt that this matter can be just tucked away as to say "it was a slip"....Sending a already foul mouthed bad tempered police force to a very tense situation was extremely dumb move.
Daniel NeagariOct. 19, 2016 - 10:33AM JST
@theeastisred... sorry I am going to reply of your last comment towards mine and I have not read any other comments following that, so please keep that in mind.
Japanese law in this matter is somehow tricky.. yes.
I was borne in Japan and I got double nationality because of my mother side. According to regulations and laws, If I don't proclaim at age 21 (I didn't) which nationality I am going to choose, I am automatically acknowledged as that I did choose the Japanese nationality.
In case of my sisters, who were born outside Japan, if they didn't say which nationality they take by age 21, then they are required to choose and state your intentions by written to the Japanese government. If they fail to do so, the Japanese nationality is automatically nullified by the 22nd birthday (I could be wrong regarding ages).
My sisters choose the Japanese nationality, by the way.
We three siblings have until this day both nationalities for the reasons I have told you before.
The same procedure my friends had to do (both parents japanese but borne outside japan). Only those people like my (who were born in Japan) automatically get the Japanese nationality without the need to "choose".
Regarding the taking away the nationality, I have not hear of anyone that got the Japanese nationality by bloodline of by naturalization to be strippen of it. Not even Renho, and she is a very public person in a very powerful position, and not even a squeak regarding of "stripping" her off the japanese nationality has been said.
Posted in: Dual citizenship is not permitted under Japanese law, making the country an international minority over the issue. What do you think are the benefits of allowing dual citizenship?
Daniel NeagariOct. 19, 2016 - 10:20AM JST
in short... Apparently I was named after some falls in North America...
and no one even commented on my book suggestion? it is a fun read...
Posted in: 85 lawmakers visit Yasukuni Shrine
Daniel NeagariOct. 18, 2016 - 04:40PM JST
@sfk... sorry you lost me... I have never stated nor said that I (or anybody else) controls spirits (though I think there are some comics with people with that kind of power).
The Shrine is a place where you prace..."say hello" to spirits or gods. Not control them....
But if you are into controlling spirits and stuff I recommend you to read the "Milkweed" series from Ian Tregillis
Daniel NeagariOct. 18, 2016 - 04:34PM JST
@DieRealityCheck... what did you expect... this is internet afeter all
Daniel NeagariOct. 18, 2016 - 04:31PM JST
@theeastisred I think you lack of knowledge of international and constitutional law is making you say this.
By law and by all effects I have chosen and fore I am Japanese national.
At the same time, according to the constitution of the country which I hold my second nationality, its states in essence that I cannot lose or "drop" my nationality no matter what I do, even if it is my will to drop the nationality.. the nationality will stay with me.
According to international law no country can interfere nor affect the constitution of another country. And since Japan is a democracy and respects human rights, a government and/or country cannot force a person to go against their wishes, in this case, choosing one nationality over the other.
Ch3cho already stated in a comment above that there is an article regarding special situations.
So you see.. it is stated, and it is rather a common thing.
Japan does not remove or take away the Japanese nationality once it has been provided.
The only way to "loose" the Japanese nationality is by notifying that you want to loose the Japanese nationality in order to get another nation nationality (most commonly speaking US citizenship)
Daniel NeagariOct. 18, 2016 - 03:34PM JST
@theeastirsred... damn you id is so difficult....
Sorry to burst your rage bubble... but Ch3cho is right. You need proof? Here I am.
Daniel NeagariOct. 18, 2016 - 03:28PM JST
@BertiWooster... that is a very simplistic way of dealing with the problem.. and I suspect that it will not be an effective answer.
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Daniel NeagariOct. 18, 2016 - 03:23PM JST
I am going to keep repeating this... Yasukuni is where the "soul" of Japan is.
As any being, a "souls" has many shades and colors, some are dark, some are clear. But it is what it make one (in this case a nation) what it is today.
There are many people that died defending the country that are in Yasukuni, there are people that did great damage and evil thinking they were doing for the good of the country.
All their actions of all of them made, what Japan is today. Yasukuni is a shrine to pay respect for the whole and not the individual.
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