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escape_artistSep. 12, 2016 - 11:16PM JST
What?! More billions headed overseas, mainly for business opportunities for mega corporations? Where is all this money coming from, anyway?
How about keeping that money in Japan and helping people here who need it!? More and more people are suffering thanks to the partisan nature of Abenomics and basically useless tax increases. Does Abe really care about people in Japan, other than fat cats and political buddies of his? Sure doesn't really seem like it.
escape_artistSep. 08, 2016 - 02:41PM JST
We have cable TV at home and basically have to pay the NHK fee as part of the cable package. NHK does have a number of worthwhile programs, though, even if the fee amount is a bit exorbitant.
escape_artistMay. 15, 2016 - 08:58PM JST
There's more to look at than just carbs. All of FamilyMart's foods are quite high in sodium, however, higher than 7/11 and Lawson, just to name a couple others. (Assuming labels are truthful)
Posted in: Low-carb bentos from FamilyMart
escape_artistMar. 08, 2016 - 07:40PM JST
The fact that today is/was Int'l Women's Day must have slipped their minds...
escape_artistFeb. 13, 2016 - 08:49PM JST
FWIW... "City" should be capitalized in the text and title. If not, a poor (i.e. potentially not clear) writing style that seems to be trendy in recent years, there could be confusion as to which city in Osaka (Prefecture) is meant. Capping it would make it clear from start.
Posted in: Osaka city to ban human pyramids at school sports days
escape_artistDec. 05, 2015 - 12:02PM JST
Just wait till TPP and all its even stricter copyright "protections" gets implemented.
Posted in: Japanese music and vocaloid content disappears as YouTube rolls out new paid service
escape_artistNov. 30, 2015 - 12:52AM JST
what's the hurry, really?
Posted in: Docomo successfully conducts 5G trials in actual-use environments
escape_artistNov. 06, 2015 - 02:17PM JST
Here's one place you can search the text...
Posted in: Details of TPP deal released
escape_artistNov. 06, 2015 - 02:08PM JST
For the inflated prices she & her agents in Japan charge, one would sure hope so.
Posted in: Janet Jackson collaborators say fans in for a treat on Japan tour
escape_artistNov. 03, 2015 - 11:53AM JST
Rather expected, actually, since these are exactly the kinds of folks Abenomics is meant to help, while casting the common (non-corporate) people aside.
Posted in: Nissan reports 38% rise in profit
escape_artistAug. 09, 2015 - 04:33PM JST
"Have faith and believe"... I think this is what he's basically saying, to have all of us follow their "religion" of nuclear power, and throw common sense aside.
It really is a huge, huge gamble anytime this dangerous technology (in all its forms) is used, such that those eagerly employing it now profit now but really don't care about the future because they'll be long gone when all those coming after them are left with the mess and the hassle of managing it or cleaning it up (even with no accidents, there's the ever-present question of what to do with the waste, which no one has ever resolved).
The fact that nuclear power arose as an afterthought of the US's nuclear weapons program in the 1940s and '50s should also make us pause to reflect, especially now with some in the LDP being more vocal about what many have long known... the LDP's desire to have Japan build it's own nukes. The connection between nuclear power & weapons is intimate, at least using today's antiquated technology. Simply because some might disagree doesn't erase this fact.
Nature doesn't always follow human-made rules like the ones nuclear regulators swear by. Any rules trying to tame this kind of technology, this kind of energy, will always be inadequate.
Posted in: Nuclear regulator says there will be no repeat of Fukushima under new safety rules
escape_artistAug. 08, 2015 - 01:33PM JST
Isn't this the same list that recently added TEPCO? If so, this list is a joke.
Posted in: Toshiba, McDonald's Japan booted from 'good governance' index
escape_artistJul. 13, 2015 - 09:15PM JST
Do these people pushing all these oddball flavors actually taste-test it themselves? Was any taste-test done at all?
huh? "pursue real salmon flavor fearlessly" ???
I really had no idea such a thing was that scary. (eyes rolling)
If I want real salmon flavor, I'll just eat real salmon, thank you.
And why eat it with plain ol' rice; plenty of candies made from rice out there. Make it ALL candy!
Posted in: Grilled salmon-flavored candy
escape_artistJul. 10, 2015 - 03:51PM JST
More free wi-fi in areas where most people actually live, work and travel would be nice.
Posted in: Docomo launches free Wi-Fi on Mount Fuji
escape_artistJul. 07, 2015 - 07:29PM JST
The public are being shafted time after time after time by Abe and his ilk, and all those who put money above health, safety and common sense. Will another Fukushima-scale disaster be enough to change their minds?
Posted in: Sendai reactor refueled for restart, despite opposition
escape_artistJul. 05, 2015 - 07:16PM JST
Posted in: Kyushu Electric to start loading fuel rods into Sendai plant on Tuesday
escape_artistMay. 21, 2015 - 11:33PM JST
The word "science" in the headline should be in quotes. It's been a huge scam from the beginning.
Posted in: Japan's whaling science under the microscope
escape_artistMay. 09, 2015 - 03:58PM JST
Are they expecting a lot of kids at Cannes this year?
To some, the whole world is like a theme park.
Posted in: Kumamon to promote films at Cannes
escape_artistMay. 09, 2015 - 03:45PM JST
Looking at this watch makes me wonder if Apple's new gizmo will work as it should on this owner's wrist...
Posted in: Japanese man leaves $100,000 watch behind at Newark airport
escape_artistMay. 01, 2015 - 10:50PM JST
Going to college used to mean something. What exactly are the learning here?
Posted in: University students in Gifu can earn credits while working at Aeon shopping mall
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Feb. 21, 2017 - 04:23PM JST
Want an inclusive society?
Try allowing the tens of thousands of productive foreigners here access to…
Posted in: Gov't eyes inclusive, barrier-free society toward Tokyo Olympics
Feb. 21, 2017 - 04:21PM JST
How many of here understand what he said in his video message in August last year?…
Posted in: Political parties divided over emperor abdication legislation
Feb. 21, 2017 - 04:19PM JST
This is almost certainly two lies in one. What are the odds that Trump did not…
Posted in: Trump says Abe expressed thanks for F-35 jet cost reduction
Feb. 21, 2017 - 04:18PM JST
"I don't think it's Trump's policies or ideas per se which are the problem overseas but…
Posted in: Amid protests, UK lawmakers debate downgrading Trump visit
AlphaapeFEB. 21, 2017 - 07:24AM JST
If he is the Emperor, then why doesn't he just…
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