AgentX comments

Posted in: If the current inoculation rate continues, we’ll have no choice but to dispose of some of the vaccine. See in context

The experts of the world say the oposite, what arguments do you have to say they are wrong?

The experts of the world hold a variety of opinions on the matter. To say otherwise is simply disingenuous...

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Posted in: Opposition Labor Party leader Albanese elected Australian PM in complex poll result See in context

Pink batts were the last effort at something genuine on climate change. Turned out great...

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Posted in: BOJ under pressure as inflation tops 2% See in context

Fair point, but at what cost?

And prices were going down until recently? I didn't notice...

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Posted in: BOJ under pressure as inflation tops 2% See in context

Since when have prices gone down in JP?

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Posted in: BOJ under pressure as inflation tops 2% See in context

The usual catch phrases, including this one...

driven by higher energy and commodity prices largely blamed on the war in Ukraine

Please, stop. Turns out the bulk of the public isn't that stupid after all and are finally waking up to the global fleecing going on for 'most 2.5 years now...

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Posted in: Japan to double Ukraine aid to $600 million See in context

The others you mentioned were in no way as brutal or deadly as what Russia has unleashed in Ukraine.

You can't be serious...

Like someone above said, the average Westerner's hypocrisy is sky high!

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Posted in: Russia bans entry of Kishida, 62 other Japanese ministers, citizens See in context

There is NO other nation to blame, not Japan, US or other democracies.

Such a simple analysis...

/out

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Posted in: Russia bans entry of Kishida, 62 other Japanese ministers, citizens See in context

How about de-escalating the situation? Western sanctions are making things worse. It was sanctions that caused WW2.

History is lost on people here. No good reason to engage with them...

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Posted in: NZ emergency agency cleared over deadly volcano eruption See in context

"NEMA did not carry out any work physically on Whakaari, it did not send workers to Whakaari, it never placed any person on Whakaari," he said.

Perhaps they SHOULD have...

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Posted in: Japan still divided on revising war-renouncing Constitution: survey See in context

But Japan isn't just defending itself .

> Japan is involving itself in other countries conflicts.

> Japan is involved in waging an economic war against it's neighbors and seeks to be a big brother of Asia.

> Shooting down missiles heading towards Japan is yes defensive.

> but however seeking strike capabilities of foreign enemy bases and nuclear capabilities isn't pacifist or only defensive.

> If Japan is truly a democracy then why is the imperial system still in use ?

> Japan is an imperialistic dictatorship masquerading as a democracy.

Really well observed and said.

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Posted in: Japan still divided on revising war-renouncing Constitution: survey See in context

I don't trust Kyodo to find unbiased respondents. Besides, the government doesn't need majority support of voters to make decisions anyway. If they want to do it, they will...

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Posted in: Police officer driving patrol car arrested over fatal accident in Sapporo See in context

This honestly sounds really unfortunate.

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Posted in: Tokyo rapper arrested for tagging Yamanote Line while drunk See in context

Well, it probably only costs a few hundred yen to buy the thinner needed to remove the paint and maybe 1,000 or 2,000 to have someone actually do the work. The rest of the money goes for the countless supervisors who will show up to make sure the the work gets done properly .

Exactly. Just who is the bigger criminal? Who is causing more damage to society...

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Posted in: Japan to limit 4th COVID vaccine to elderly, those with underlying conditions See in context

Why do you think every institution of medicine and science in the world recommends vaccination of the general population?

Coercion, censorship, misinformation, disinformation, propaganda and outright bullying. Not the first time big pharma has engaged in such activities...

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Posted in: Japan to limit 4th COVID vaccine to elderly, those with underlying conditions See in context

See how many cases of influenza were in the last season, now see how many cases of COVID are there every day.

I don't recall mass testing for influenza. And indeed, the statistics for influenza are strangely and largely not available for the past few years. A fair comparison cannot be made, but perhaps should be.

Are we OK to talk about this yet? If not, I'm sure my comment will be "appropriately" censored in due course...

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Posted in: Ukraine apologizes for juxtaposing photo of late emperor to Hitler in video See in context

They are playing Japan for a fool - on social media of all places...

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Posted in: Who left the tap on? Teacher in hot water for pool bill See in context

The attitude in Japan is that as long as you inconvenience the public, you are seen to be taking action against the pandemic.

Exactly. Everyone scrambling to "care the most". Thanks for the endless fear campaign, you know who...

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Posted in: Tokyo to remove last trash cans from stations next month See in context

Taxes going down with it?

The burden will only be moved onto kombini like it always has since the 90's...

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Posted in: Japan to craft extra ¥2.5 tril budget, aiming to ease pain of rising prices See in context

spurred by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Riiiight. Purely because of Russia's invasion. Nothing to do with the last few years...

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Posted in: Japan revokes Russia's 'most favored nation' status; expels 8 Russians See in context

Why hurt business individuals if they are not involved? They may even be against the Kremlin's actions.

Not only does it hurt Russian individuals, but hurts themselves.

Seems like cutting off your nose to spite your face.

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Posted in: Ruling LDP to seek enemy base strike capability See in context

Japan already has the capability to defend itself with the 9th largest military budget in the world. It was clear from the start that the LDP would use Ukraine as a pretext to militarize. No army in the world stands to protect its citizens but to protect the interests of its country's super rich. Those in power in Japan, just like any nationalists, talk about protecting the country while nostalgic for times when other countries needed protection from their heroes.

People here live in a fairytale world, where America, much like in the movies, will always save the common folk.

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Posted in: Tokyo sees week-on-week rise in COVID cases for 4th straight day See in context

To add to my comment above:

To insinuate that not enough people are wearing masks in Japan is just downright disingenuous.

Japan is one of the most "masked up" nations on Earth.

I rarely see someone not wearing a mask. In public places, it's near 100%.

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Posted in: Tokyo sees week-on-week rise in COVID cases for 4th straight day See in context

TBH, I wear a mask in public places purely because of public pressure from outspoken virtue signalling.

But it's come to a point where the absence of seeing facial expressions, a basic form of human interaction - has more of a negative affect on my overall health than the perceived threat COVID. I want to see people smile again!

At some point you also have to see the situation more holistically. Focusing only on masks and "vaccinations" while ignoring the negative impacts of policy, the globe over, becomes rather myopic and damaging.

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Posted in: Tokyo sees week-on-week rise in COVID cases for 4th straight day See in context

This is just trench warfare now.

At the end of the day, you'll just have to live and let live (stay out of other people's business) and do what's best for you...

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 8,026 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 49,172 See in context

Like I say.. a sheltered life. A lot of hate and a cursory understanding of the current economy to go with it. Thanks for clearing that up.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 8,026 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 49,172 See in context

Keep on with the strawmen, Steven.

If you believe there have been no restrictions in Japan, you must enjoy quite a sheltered life or not have your roots put down here.

Not every rule is written in Japan. The quasi restrictions were enough to cause many small businesses to slowly choke out and completely change the way of life. There is no end in sight to the damage caused.

Please stop with your imaginary minority as people just want to rebuild their lives and the economy.

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Posted in: Missile kills at least 52 at crowded Ukrainian train station See in context

Amazing the missile didn't explode, and erm.. the choice of words is very.. erm... emotional?

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Posted in: Japan to expel 8 Russian diplomats See in context

Shilling for the US tentacles firmly embedded in Japan. It only hurts regular people in Russia, but at the same time makes them appreciate their leader, and hate the west, more.

Coercion and division is on page 1 of the US military industrial playbook now. And it's the only page in the book...

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Posted in: Japan seeing signs of coronavirus resurgence, warns Kishida See in context

As soon as NZ and Australia tried to ease back their restrictions, their infection rates and related deaths skyrocketed, based on government statistics.

Are you suggesting that nations should lock their people and economies down, until there is literally zero covid?

Hhhhhh.........

Sweden had it right all along. But were demonized like so many others that had it right.

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Posted in: Japan seeing signs of coronavirus resurgence, warns Kishida See in context

Why not? the vaccines have been working all this time, it would be unreasonable to expect "this time" to be different.

Then why are triple/quadruple vaxxed people getting COVID? Come on, this is getting old.

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