Aizo Yurei comments

Posted in: Abe urges LDP members to more actively debate constitutional change See in context

SERIOUSLY ABE? There are no other priorities to worry about now? Fukushima, child birth rate/aging population/pension system, corruption, aging bridges and tunnels... THIS is what you choose to focus on?

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Posted in: Trump orders building of Mexico border wall See in context

bass4funk

Waste of money that could be used to get America's transportation infrastructure into the 21st century. Better public transportation, fix our roads and bridges, water lines. shoot, I wouldn't even mind oil lines if they were actually maintained / built properly.

That walls gonna have to be pretty tall to stop the 20% of illegal immigrants that come by plane and just overstay their visa.

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Posted in: Trump's long-awaited news conference quickly turns combative See in context

LOL, those folders are full of blank pages!

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Posted in: 'Comfort woman' statue at Sydney church upsets Japanese-Australian community See in context

Never forget your past, no matter how offensive it is. It should serve as a guide for your future.

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Posted in: The government hopes to get a casino bill passed in the Diet this month. Do you think casinos should be legalized in Japan? See in context

"Awesome!" More old men wasting their pension (something I'll never get even though I pay a considerable amount of my salary into it)!

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Posted in: What do you think of when you hear the words "Cool Japan?" See in context

I think of that picture of Steve Buscemi where he wears the skater clothes and says "Howdy do, fellow kids."

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Posted in: Abe's Super Mario act gets social media buzzing in Japan See in context

Do you think dressing up as a beloved character is just going to erase your abysmal performance as PM?

Japan's economy is in shambles. Fukushima disaster still not under control. Thousands of people still living in temp housing. Exploding elderly population/low birth rate. Tensions on the rise with China. Trillions of yen lost out of the pension fund. Debt is 200% of GDP. But, yeah, let's play dress up and be cute.

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Posted in: Golden return See in context

Why would you go home so soon!? The Olympics are not over yet! Congrats for winning but shouldn't you be hanging with your peers at the most important event of your career?

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Posted in: Yasukuni gathering See in context

Why, if these guys are so proud of their military, have they never joined it?

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Posted in: Getting stopped by police in Japan – how often does it happen (and why?) See in context

Can't say I've ever been stopped by Police in Japan before. Been through the check points where they test all of the drivers.

Been here 8 years and have driven by police on my scooter and in my car. Never even been asked for my ID other than one time when I was parked in the city waiting to pick my wife up after work. It was at night and I had been sitting there in my car for about an hour. (wife had to work late) I looked pretty suspicious as it was winter and I had a big neck warmer on and a hat -- wearing both hid my face pretty well. Was just trying to stay warm instead of running the car. They just asked what I was doing and I said I was waiting to pick up my wife and they were like, "OK" and bounced. Not the best police in Osaka but I've never been unfairly targeted.

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Posted in: Japanese mom lists 14 ways life with a spouse differs from life with someone you’re dating See in context

Better than I had anticipated.

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Posted in: TEPCO admits delay in declaring 'meltdown' was cover-up See in context

WHY ARE THESE PEOPLE NOT IN JAIL? Sorry for the yelling but seriously. They're not only allowed to get away with covering up a huge disaster that could have gotten even worse, but they were allowed to make a profit all while taking tax payer money.

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Posted in: Actress Ryoko Shinohara smolders in new lingerie ad for Triumph See in context

While she definitely looks good, every time I see her I can't help but think of her role in Aho Aho Man. Oh-Ho-Ho-Ho!

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Posted in: M'bishi Motors says mileage cheating may involve all models sold in Japan See in context

I was think about buying one of those Delicas now that I have two children, but with this news I'll pass. I worked for Mitsubishi as a mechanic in the States, being that they were owned by Chrysler at the time (maybe they still are), we rarely had any defects to deal with. Just a lot of normal maintenance.

I doubt Mitsubishi is going anywhere though seeing as they Mitsubishi also has Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.

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Posted in: China lodges protest with Japan over new textbooks See in context

1 step forward 10 steps back♪

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Posted in: N Carolina man charged with assaulting protester at Trump rally See in context

As a person from NC, this is no surprise. Ignorance and racism are alive and well in NC. Sad...

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Posted in: Abe vows to bolster tsunami reconstruction by 2020 Olympics See in context

Talk talk talk... The money was there. They should have been 5 years into the reconstruction not 5 years into planning a meeting to plan a meeting.

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Posted in: Abe says Japan cannot do without nuclear power See in context

It's funny how this post is directly above the article about "Decontamination Troops exploited, shunned". Actually. It's not funny. It's sad. Japan is already on path for more disaster, this guy(Abe) wants to accelerate that.

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Posted in: Police officer fires warning shot after being charged at by knife-wielding 15-year-old boy See in context

US Police need to take a note from this guy. While Japanese police have a reputation for being useless, this guy subdued a kid instead of sending him to an early grave. Like many others said, if this was in the states, that kid would be in a body bag.

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Posted in: Parents arrested for slashing, choking 5-year-old son See in context

had their kid at 20/19 years old...

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Posted in: Japan's inflation falls back to zero in January See in context

No inflation, yet products keep getting smaller and smaller...

Beware of those "new packaging/designs."

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Posted in: Dying dad, sick son booted off plane to applause back home in Arizona See in context

Who cheers for a boy who is breaking out in hives? Unless the parents were being ***hats, I can't see any reason for them to cheer. Something seems to be missing from this report.

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Posted in: Abenomics on the ropes as yen soars, markets plunge See in context

Every time I read news about Abe I can only think of Gomer Pile.

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Posted in: Suzuki unveils Ignis compact crossover See in context

That's kind of nice actually. I was a fan of the Hustler but being a FD is the reason I didn't buy one.

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Posted in: Group urges changing Buddhist temple mark on maps to avoid Nazi connotations See in context

Stupid stupid stupid. The manji and swastika are NOT the same. The Nazi symbol is angled at 45 degrees while the manji is always flat on one of the lines.

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Posted in: No. of suicides in Japan drops below 25,000 for first time in 18 years See in context

Just wait until the tax goes up to 10%.

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Posted in: Fire occurs at Hamaoka nuclear plant; no danger to public See in context

Glad it was put out quickly.

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Posted in: Japanese mom’s advice to daughter: Ask your boyfriend for many selfish things See in context

One of the saddest article I've ever read...

There's a reason why Japanese husbands don't want to come home. Because those women are there.

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Posted in: Abe vows to make Japan world's safest country See in context

Abe vows to make Japan world's safest country.

Alright Abe, I accept your resignation.

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Posted in: What's your favorite convenience store brand in Japan and why? See in context

Family Mart by a mile. Their ham and egg sandwich and donuts are great. Also love their chicken by the register.

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