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dracpoo2Feb. 11, 2017 - 07:25PM JST
For someone like me who will probably not be able to have kids this is especially heartbreaking.
Posted in: Mother arrested on suspicion of strangling 2-week-old daughter to death
dracpoo2Aug. 14, 2016 - 08:16AM JST
RIP. I swear they put too much pressure on these poor kids sometimes. Bullying plus social and other pressures....
Posted in: 14-year-old boy killed by train in apparent suicide
dracpoo2May. 03, 2016 - 10:15PM JST
Meanwhile, if I owe 300 yen in taxes, I am sent a bill in the mail. No escape for me.
Posted in: Japanese money in offshore tax havens could solve a lot of problems at home
dracpoo2May. 03, 2016 - 10:09PM JST
I just saw the news and the accompanying video and it was a woman who was driving, they even showed her at work and in the cop car...confused.
Posted in: 7 injured after car hits pedestrians in Kobe; driver arrested
dracpoo2Apr. 10, 2016 - 08:50AM JST
The prices are still super high for a low cost store
Posted in: Clothing giant Uniqlo: Again the face of Japan's deflating economy
dracpoo2Apr. 04, 2016 - 10:37AM JST
@Burning Bush, so do you think Japan's economy, as it is presently, allows for one income households?
Posted in: Quality of daycare in Japan deteriorating
dracpoo2Mar. 14, 2016 - 09:35AM JST
I often feel terrible, but if I am out and meet someone and they get too too drunk, I leave them where they are, they are adults and not my responsibility. He DID NOT know her so why did he take her to his room if not for what he is being accused of? Can you imagine her waking up in a strange man's room? How terrifying. Leave her where she is...let her sleep it off, or call the front desk....ask them to do something about it. I have gotten used to stepping over people who are sleeping off booze now, (it's normal here. In my country it would be a big thing...here it's nothing.) This is Japan, you are a U.S. Army man in OKINAWA of all places....you should know better, stay clear of the very appearance of these things.
dracpoo2Mar. 10, 2016 - 10:02AM JST
So let me get this straight, if a child did something wrong he should not be given a chance at life? Why would you not recommend the child for HS for something he did when he was 12 years old??? Even if the records were correct and he had indeed shoplifted, it would still have been a heartless thing to do to a child who had not continuously re-offended. (it was shoplifting not murder!!)
dracpoo2Mar. 10, 2016 - 09:33AM JST
Can you actually come here without some type of visa? (even if you are not on a waiver list) I cannot board a plane for Japan without first showing my visa...is it different for these people? These people seem to be in more danger here than wherever they are coming from. This is sad.
Posted in: Toll mounts in Japan's detention centers as foreigners seek asylum
dracpoo2Jan. 19, 2016 - 03:00PM JST
Maybe this shouldn't be in this paper...we live in Japan now...this type a thing is ok. The above comments support me on this.
Posted in: Calls for boycott of Oscars grow over diversity of nominees
dracpoo2Jan. 14, 2016 - 09:17PM JST
So can someone explain why we have o present it when sending money home via Western Union????
Posted in: 'My Number' system: A worrying glimpse of the future
dracpoo2Dec. 01, 2015 - 11:21PM JST
This is the outcome I expected.
Posted in: J.League says it won't punish student who sent racist tweets to Patric
dracpoo2Sep. 12, 2015 - 05:21PM JST
I was here wondering if they had gotten evacuation warnings...now I know.Anyway, I am thankful that most were still taken to safety and I know it will not happen again. It took something like this for the people in my country to actually start paying attention to warnings. We weren't half as organized as Japan is though ...
Posted in: Floods stretch limits of Japan's elaborate water networks
dracpoo2Aug. 13, 2015 - 05:24PM JST
There goes the popular thought that cheating is ok in Japan. Poor guy. It wasn't right, but that was too harsh. His life is changed forever now. That husband ruined his life also... damn.
Posted in: Man cuts off love rival's penis; flushes it down toilet
dracpoo2Jul. 13, 2015 - 06:43PM JST
His parents raised a hero. RIP.
Posted in: 15-year-old boy drowns while attempting to save classmate in river
dracpoo2Jun. 13, 2015 - 03:54PM JST
Do not ever blame the victim, especially this one. There is no way she could have prevented this. The weirdo is the only one at fault here. (<) I mean, how many of us could resist going into the car after we realized it was a person we stopped dating because we found them creepy? Victim blaming is wrong. Super wrong. At no point is a victim responsible for their actions.
Posted in: Man arrested for confining woman in his apartment for a week
dracpoo2May. 17, 2015 - 07:36AM JST
Well There are two separate but very similar English teaching programmes in Osaka...One with Osaka City and the other is with Osaka Fu (prefecture).
The differences are as follows: Osaka City teachers ....12 days paid holiday, No sick leave at all, 3 year contract limit.
Osaka Fu teachers, 20 days holidays, sick leave provision, unlimited contracting capabilities. If I could vote, I know how I would vote....because if I am to take this as an example of what is to come, then we are screwed if it is a go.....
Posted in: Osaka to hold referendum on Hashimoto's merger plan
dracpoo2Apr. 11, 2015 - 06:56AM JST
Yeah...I am with Japan on this....
Posted in: Journalist's new passport bans him from going to Iraq, Syria
dracpoo2Jan. 17, 2015 - 12:16AM JST
Karma is swift and unforgiving.
Posted in: Indonesia to execute 5 foreigners for drug offenses
dracpoo2Jan. 14, 2015 - 06:54PM JST
It's just hard to think of some other entity/group/country that would want to defend NK's "honor"..this is why it is hard to believe it is anyone else.
Posted in: N Korea wants U.S. evidence of its role in Sony hacking
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Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:33AM JST
Again,voter fraud since there is widespread.
That's what I've been saying
Posted in: Mexico fumes at 'hostile' Trump immigration rules as U.S. talks loom
Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:26AM JST
“Where did you get your name from?”
How can you be American and not know about…
Posted in: Muhammad Ali's son detained at airport: 'Are you Muslim?'
Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:21AM JST
There are, you just don't want to accept them
Just like you don't want to accept…
Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:17AM JST
Yes, and no voter fraud. And no Mexicans will pay for the wall. Also, Trump has…
Feb. 26, 2017 - 12:11AM JST
By the way, you didn't grow up in California
I did, so I know the real…
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