In the states we call this abuse, racism and targeting and major lawsuits where millions of dollars get paid to the victims
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Then Futenma will never close.
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First of all Japan is not a Democracy as it is like the British Parlamentary system.
Democracy is 1 person 1 vote also the will of the people to put together a referendum with signed signatures of voters to place on the ballot and for the people not the politicians to choose laws they want not what politicians want. The will of the people is what democracy is about.
Now on the gunman and how he got a homemade firearm. Go to you tube and you can find anything to make as a weapon bougt with materials you can purchase in hardware stores. I fear that censorship and blocking you tube or other internet sites. Censorship will be a fascist commie move that would take away the rights of the many and end of democracy and even parlimentary govts.
With the let downs from all goverments suppopsed;y democratic as in the USA now that is taking rights of its citizens is undemocratic. Do we want free and open countries run by the people for the people by the people, not for the corporations by the corporations and not of the peoples wills and desired.
We must all be vigilent and aware of what a democracy is about.
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As we watch the worlds despots and dictators are now making moves to expand their domination on Democracy and human rights to kick them in the dustpan of the past as historical. Beware of nationalists and fascist regimes, they never went away. I would like to see a world without military diplomacy and each ethnicity of the only race, the human race. We are all one species and race. Let culture and people meet and share and let the truth lead, not the political false memes that are lying to them just for the power. listening to each other and sharing the differences and the likes will be the way. We need to throw militarism ways in the dustpan of history and a lesson learned.
I would love to see the US Military leave all foreign countries period. The issue is will the despots and dictators get emboldened? Be sure the people of Japan will have the Love and Dedication as the people of the Ukraine have. China is lurking in the shadows
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Equal reciprocation is a must. If Japan does not want to play as a world member. the world needs to Isolate Japan and put a full embargo on Japan as prior to WW2.
Play fair or no play at all.
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Unless NATO and the USA go in militarily to the Ukraine, they will be run over in weeks if not days.
Putin will nukes if he feels needed
Germany, England, Japan with all the military bases the USA has will make Japan a target and also South Korea.
This is the next segment of the Russian Cuban missile crisis, WW3 is knocking on the door!
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His music will live on forever. RIP
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It is an autocity to Honor War Criminals and forces that created mass genocide everywhere they went.
They expermented and Followeed their Leader and ASdolf Hitler and should never be honored and disgraced for life time and in all History books.
Why can not the Japanese people be like the German People renounce and who stand proud of their rebuttal to the Nazi empire of sychopants.
In this time the world still will not Forgive Japan and will hold them in history as the deady fascist Nazi's that japan was.
Come clean Japan and beg the world for forgiveness of the atrocities that were committed by the Imperial Japanese Nazi's of WW2
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Japan needs to be reciprocave and accept the other countries to allow them to also come to Japan with same rights as Japan wants other nations to observe
This is a 2 way street and not a one way street for Japanese to visit other nations and do not let the other nations do the same to visit Japan
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Too Bad as now Nature will clean house. unfortunately innocent people will die, for example the youth of nations.
Seems like this will be a world event as around 50% of the world population will exercise thier selfishness to themselves, not their family, friends, country and the whole human race. The right to live or die and conflict pain on the innocent ones who feel it is for the good of all.
As John F. Kennedy said "ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country
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And they want the bases all closed.
A Great Wind and Storm will not stop modern China's air sea and land forces
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In California, Oregon, Washington and Nevada and other legal states in the USA that 7 kilo's is worth less than 350,000.00 dollars which is about 35 million yen altogether. Japan prices are way over exagerated
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Too bad too late for the People of Japan, The USA is open and has turned the corner. No masks and social distancing for fully vaccinated. Can go shopping, out to restaurants and movie theaters. You can hug and hold each other. What a great feeling. The Olympics would be so much better if the Japanese would of started back in January like the rest of the civilized world did. Will Japan become another India? time will only tell, but heading there at warp speed. Too bad they do not ask the US Military with all the bases and a highly trained medical staff that have vaccinated most of its people including spouses of japanese decent married to Americans. They could fly in OSPREY's with medical crews and get to hard to get areas. I am sure President Biden would give all the help that is asked for.
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World boycott of China, only way to control their aggressiveness.
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As the EU is opening up for fully Vaccinated persons and others,
The US Military here in Japan is already like 75% vaccinated
Also over 40% of USA people are fully vaccinated and ready to travel and spend money
It is a start to opening up again.
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Why not follow a real leader like President Joe Biden, VP Kamala Harris, Dr. Fauci. they got the vaccine to almost 200 million in 60 days. The Pfizer, Moderna and J&J have over a 90% efficy rate. Why has not Japan ask for their help to help the Japanese Pharmaceutical industry for a fee of course.
Till 80 -90 % of the populace the virus will not be controlled
Follow the USA and Canada measures as they are winning the war with the virus. over 25% of the USA are fully vaccinated since February and 40% or more have at least 1 dose.
The USA declared war and went into wartime measures to produce needles, vaccines and masks.
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Watch Dr. Sanjay Gupta on his research on use of cannabis for young patients with seizures cut from like 50 or more a day to almost 0.
Cannabis has helped cancer patients recover.
Great pain killer instead of opiates.
Japan sells codeine across the counter in the form of BRON and is highly addictive.
California legalized for medical purposes first.
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Time for the world to hit china economically and ban all their products.
Free Nations need to ban together, open full relationship with Taiwan,
US Navy and others need to do port visits and joint training.
Taiwan is a free nation and we must defend that right.
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No real vaccine program, the virus will spread. Japan is now a corona Hive and the govt. covers it up.
While the leading countries are approaching 50% full vaccinations and opening up, Japan seems to look to isolate itself from the rest of the world. Japan has built a covid wall and a corona incubation farm.
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The USA needs to send all Boomer subs ready to nuke China ASAP
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If no foreign athletes, Japan would win all the medals!
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Japan should use the Vaccine Passport as A way to make travel easier. More people in the USA have had their Vaccines 100% and is more than the whole population of Japan. Enter into the airport show your vaccine certificate should be good enough. Seems to be more like isolationist ways.
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With the rest of the world way ahead now on vaccine vaccinations. Would not be a good idea to use a Vaccine passport type admittance of foreigners as they will be 100% vaccinated. Japan should speed up thier vaccination program as they are 6 months behind the world!
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China is hell bent on not just Taiwan, Next will be the Islands of Okinawa and the Phillipines, China knows the USA is in Okinawa and 15 min. All hell from JSDF and USAF from Kadena, Ospreys full of Marines will be on their way. The nuke forces from Guam are only a short distance and all our Boomers underwater have so many nukes that China will be an ashtray. USA and the world need to go to the UN and all agree Taiwan is NOT part of China and a sovereign nation. Even at 63 years old am ready to fight for Taiwan and freedom and Democracy.
Do not forget, there are nukes in ammo bunkers at Kadena and they will be armed and ready. I dare China to start an invasion. US forces in South Korea will also be ready as Kim Jung Un would also see an opportunity to try Part 2 of uniting the ROK with the DPRK. WW3 would start.
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Love all the doom and gloom. Sound like a bunch of nationalists and fanaticism.
Everything in the past year were so unpredictable. Trump was not fighting China, (pretending as he has done for 4 years). His daughter got 10 or more exclusive patent deals in China, DOTUS getting a golf resort on a great Island with China's money, as with Putin in the west. Fell in love with KJ UN.
By not understanding Democracy and its methods with a republic, is a very difficult concept.
Things will change of course and it will not be for the worse but for the better.
The world is in a chaotic state due to mother nature and Autocrats/Oligarchs driven by greed and power.
Bidens election is a growth in Democracy and a fresh breath to the world. Trump is a lesson learned again as we keep putting in Authoritarian, fascist, oppressive and totalitarianism to keep upsetting the will of the people and we tolerate oppression and turn our backs. While crimes against humanity and genocide endure.
We have a leader now that is a man that fought hard through trials and tribulations: Loss of wife and Daughter in auto accident, son beau died of cancer, survived a massive brain aneurysm almost died.
Harris will be awesome very intelligent, not rich came from the streets of Oakland Ca, which was a dangerous place. Her whole damily is awesome and they worked hard. Her dad left them when she was young and she still succeeded.
Have faith world. Keep positive!
Here comes the sun, here comes the sun, alright
Everything will be alright!!!!!!
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I am glad as we need to ground all people world wide and stop this Pandemic.
The new normal is not yet established and it will be the worlds countries locking down and preventing any international travel. Good for the climate and our future.
Change is always painful and is inevitable.
Capitalism is dead and tribalism is occurring faster and faster.
What comes next as was seen in the 1930's is a prelude to war.
We see it in the Trump show, Japan show as now they need to raise prices to overcome the losses of the international community
It will be every man woman and child for their own survival
Time for all to watch the movie the Patriot on the post apolitical ending of the norm of pre 2020
Our survival is not looking good.
Millions will die inevitably
Nature is taking charge and we are the pest that is being eliminated.
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the same applies to Japanese workers in the USA.
They are not well trained and can not work at a professional level.
Japanese education is 3rd world and students are not qualified to perform specialized services in the USA
Doctors and Nurses from japan are not allowed to work in teh USA as they can not pass medical boards and get state licenses. Filipino and Indian and Pakistani Doctors exceed the Japanese and are better trained.
Electricians and plumbers can not pass the State Licenses and requirements.
Even here in Japan hiring local Japanese contractors can not perform and meet US standards for base work. They are lazy and slow, do not understand regulations, violate safety, cover their mistakes and do not make necessary corrections.
So this applies everywhere.
Get over it!
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Japan needs to look at what is happening in Europe.
Putin is breaking up the EU, starting with Brexit.
Scotland which is Part of Great Britain and favors the EU is threatening Independence from Great Britain now.
Putin has Trump attacking NATO in efforts to break NATO up. Putin is also an evil dictator that is anti-environment, racist, a murderer from the KGB and a pure racist right winger.
Japan must be firmest in the negotiations and not bow down. Abe must beware of Putin and not become a puppet like Trump.
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