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gelendestrasseSep. 13, 2016 - 08:39AM JST
Agree, as long as dictatorships like China and Russia have a veto the security council is just a talk shop
Posted in: Do you think the United Nations Security Council serves any constructive purpose when it comes to dealing with issues like North Korea and Syria, for example?
gelendestrasseAug. 28, 2016 - 09:05AM JST
A parent's worst tragedy. There has to be standards and licenses for all daycare facilities, official or not. And crying means the infant needs something, not to be shut in a room. Anybody who thinks otherwise is useless as a caregiver.
Posted in: Accidental deaths on the rise in daycare centers in Japan
gelendestrasseAug. 04, 2016 - 09:00AM JST
Given the average age of the LDP she could probably jump over most without a sweat. We need a different perspective on handling China and NK. The old methods are not giving the results Japan needs.
Posted in: Regional tensions test Japan's new defense minister on first day
gelendestrasseJun. 20, 2016 - 09:22AM JST
I'm not sure more profiling would necessarily work. The FBI had this jerk in for questioning twice and let him go. Of course they completely missed the 9/11 plot too.
Now, if somebody in that club had the means to take the jerk out that might have helped. Heaven knows the government isn't going to help you.
Posted in: Trump says U.S. should consider profiling Muslims
gelendestrasseJun. 20, 2016 - 09:17AM JST
Yes, the women in Koln at new years would agree. This whole idea of swamping a liberal culture with people from a culture stuck in a mindset from 500 years ago is a huge mistake.
Posted in: Worrying 'climate of xenophobia' in Europe: U.N. refugee chief
gelendestrasseJun. 12, 2016 - 01:27AM JST
Why would you pay $750 to wear paper underwear?
Posted in: Japan's first 'naked restaurant' to ban overweight diners
gelendestrasseJun. 07, 2016 - 09:53AM JST
Abusers like that don't deserve a child back. Of course he "forgives" him. Poor kid is probably terrified of what will happen next.
Posted in: Father says son forgives him after being left in Hokkaido forest
gelendestrasseMay. 15, 2016 - 07:55AM JST
Yeah, three. One for each of the fatties. The first two are still getting fantastic golf scores, after all. And why is NK, a nuclear pariah, lecturing Obama?
gelendestrasseMay. 15, 2016 - 07:53AM JST
Yeah, that's pretty weird.
Posted in: Moscow cemetery brawl leaves 3 dead, 23 in the hospital
gelendestrasseMay. 10, 2016 - 09:48AM JST
Wrong Stranger, that is exactly what they are asking for. If I, as a male, identify as a female, I would be allowed to use the women's bathroom.
Now in university we had coed dorms with coed bathrooms but you had to choose to be there. There were plenty of gender specific floors and bathrooms.
Now it seems that gender is something you can change and, even if you aren't physically changed, can use whatever bathroom you want. That's bizarre.
Posted in: U.S. Justice Department sues North Carolina over transgender bathroom law
gelendestrasseMay. 10, 2016 - 09:40AM JST
I know quite a few highly educated Japanese women who ended up in SoCal because there was no opportunity in Japan. It's a brain drain that is completely unnecessary.
gelendestrasseMay. 10, 2016 - 09:37AM JST
That is so sad. Karl, We were seconds away from where you're at and even that won't go away. You wonder if society ever will.
gelendestrasseMay. 03, 2016 - 08:23AM JST
With the Russians in Ukraine the Baltic States and Poland are feeling vulnerable. As NATO members they are going to be seeking protection. If Putin wasn't pushing the military to prop up his dictatorship none of this would be necessary but there you are.
Posted in: NATO ponders ground force in Baltics
gelendestrasseApr. 29, 2016 - 08:24AM JST
OK, so the Japanese belch but they don't pass gas? What do they do then? And who gives a fart?
Of course in China playing with ones nose is considered very rude. It's a wonder the Chinese come to Japan at all. Maybe they don't take the trains?
Posted in: Tourism board wants foreign visitors to avoid 'public flatulence'
gelendestrasseApr. 29, 2016 - 08:21AM JST
phhhhht! to the third fatty. I wish the Chinese would take your toys away if you can't play nice.
Posted in: N Korea fires 2 missiles but both fail
gelendestrasseApr. 26, 2016 - 08:57AM JST
I don't think Obama is clear about anything in Syria. Anybody remember the "red line of using poison gas?" Don't get your knickers in a twist Obama, Putin might die laughing.
Posted in: Obama boosts Islamic State fight; asks Europe to do the same
gelendestrasseApr. 26, 2016 - 08:54AM JST
Yeah, probably not, but they are just criminal scum anyway.
Posted in: Canadian executed by Islamic militants in Philippines: Trudeau
gelendestrasseApr. 26, 2016 - 08:49AM JST
I don't know how they plan on stopping Trump, nothing seems to work. It's just bizarre but what can you do?
Posted in: Trump calls rivals' alliance 'pathetic'
gelendestrasseApr. 26, 2016 - 08:47AM JST
I would have to say that China is the irresponsible party here as they are actively going out and converting rock outcrops into military airstrips. Japan, in the meantime, doesn't even send a picnic to the Senkaku Islands. Japan isn't expanding the military at the rate China is as a % of GDP. They also aren't bullying the neighbors, kidnapping foreign nationals, or persecuting minorities.
You can complain about revisions of WWII history but that is so 70 years ago. China's aggression is today. They haven't learned anything from history.
Posted in: Kishida says China's maritime expansion making world 'worried'
gelendestrasseApr. 21, 2016 - 09:48AM JST
Ugh. Double Ugh I too would prefer Sanders over the two worst candidates.
Posted in: Clinton close to nomination; Trump strengthens hand
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Sep. 30, 2016 - 01:53PM JST
Hilter and Mussolini loved referenda. The one who controls the questions on the ballot paper and…
Posted in: It's time for Europe to stop holding referendums
Why would she? She's got Comey to protect her.
Ah, again with the "Everyone's On Hillary's…
Posted in: Trump goes after Bill Clinton
Sep. 30, 2016 - 01:50PM JST
I'm sure it tastes as good as it looks. Yuck!
Posted in: Halloween choco-pumpkin fries
Sep. 30, 2016 - 01:47PM JST
Was it a spike? By how many deaths? And is a spike like this one unprecedented?…
Posted in: Hospital personnel may be behind patient poisonings; 46 deaths on same floor since July
Sep. 30, 2016 - 01:43PM JST
But... According to Abe, his economic policies are a roaring success!!! Because, you know, the people…
Posted in: Weak spending, inflation data hit Japan recovery hopes
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