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Posted in: Kishida says Japan will start 3rd COVID vaccine shots in December See in context

Look for a tax hike to cover this new never ending injection.

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Posted in: Princess Mako's boyfriend arrives from U.S. for wedding See in context

The "ponytail" is nothing. Have you seen the tattoo?

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Posted in: Japanese singer and musician Gackt takes indefinite hiatus due to vocal and neurological disorder See in context

I hope he gets better! Great on the New Years day show!

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Posted in: Takato wins gold for Japan in judo; Tonaki takes silver See in context

WOW!!! I didn't even know the games started!

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Posted in: Japan to begin accepting requests for vaccine passports from July 26 See in context

How about we do a DNA screening for visa applicants to ensure they won't be a burden on society?

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Posted in: Fukushima joins other Olympic venues in barring fans See in context

Not looking forward to the consumption tax rate going up from 10% to 12% to pay for this folly of an event. Luckily, the IOC will still receive it's $350 million USD television rights payment for the Olympics taking place and sharing nothing with Japan to offset the costs.

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Posted in: Withdrawal of immigration bill underscores Suga's precarious standing See in context

Japan has an obligation to take in much more refugees and their families from third world nations.

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Posted in: Tougher anti-COVID-19 measures begin in 6 prefectures See in context

Can we still buy Olympic tickets for the events?

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Posted in: Things starting to stir at Tokyo Olympic venues See in context

This will be cancelled or Japan will be embarrassed by being the host country and only participant. Corona will be in wave 5 by opening ceremony. Perhaps do the Olympics on a Zoom call!

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Posted in: UK eyes testing COVID-19 passports at mass gatherings See in context

A better idea than covid passports is a implanted microchip. No need to carry anything with you as it is always there and can be updated to carry emergency information, passport information, medical history, and any restrictions, All authorizations seamlessly carried and controlled by the governmental authorities.

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Posted in: Naomi Osaka raises voice against anti-Asian hate crimes See in context

I guess she needs to look into the mirror as 85% of asian hate crimes are done by BLACKS. Maybe she should complain to the BLM movement.

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Posted in: Barring fans from abroad for Tokyo Olympics creates many questions See in context

IOC receives all of it's broadcast TV rights money (billions), but the Japanese tax payer will have to carry the burden of the costs to host the games? What idiot government official agreed to this deal? NO MORE TAX MONEY FOR THE OLYMPICS!

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Posted in: Japan to stage Tokyo Olympics without overseas spectators See in context

Plenty of tickets now for all Japanese at discounted prices. When can we order?

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Posted in: Okinawan women's civic group chronicles sex crimes by U.S. military See in context

The United States Military should pull out and go home. When China claims the Ryukyu Islands as historically theirs don't come calling for help!

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Posted in: Fans from abroad unlikely for postponed Tokyo Olympics See in context

Why more tax money for this boondoggle? Without foreign visitors the Japanese tax payer will foot the bill for the Olympics. CANCEL the Olympics or IOC pay for the cost!

The organizing committee has budgeted income of $800 million from ticket sales. That shortfall will have to be made up by Japanese government entities.

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Posted in: Japan eyes exempting short-term business travelers from quarantine See in context

3 days are exempt, but no mention that a covid test with the traveler to enter is much smarter.

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Posted in: China's fishing suspension near disputed islands in East China Sea ends See in context

All of a sudden the Okinawans are happy with the American bases. How ironic.

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Posted in: Murdoch's Fox unveils global streaming for news channels See in context

Finally the rest of the world will have access to fair and balanced news.

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Posted in: No to Ospreys See in context

This aircraft can respond quickly and support any of Japan's natural disasters and can land anywhere. Can be in Kyushu from Chiba quickly. JSDF does more to support natural disasters than anything else!

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Posted in: Naomi Osaka called racist after posting meme in response to COVID-19 cases See in context

She has never been accused of being smart!

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Posted in: Bolton memoir raises concern over Japan alliance if Trump re-elected See in context

Japan needs to pay its' fair share or the US should pull out. When China takes parts of the Ryukyu chain islands they state are historically theirs, don't call the US for help. China is waiting for this day whether it's 10 or 50 years.

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Posted in: NHK to retrain staff after criticism of cartoon about black Americans See in context

NHK should have never used a cartoon. There are plenty of video examples of the same things in the western news and Youtube.

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Posted in: Store shelves stripped of toilet paper amid coronavirus fears See in context

We just loaded up with 80 rolls of TP and a bunch of can fish and meats!

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Posted in: Ghosn met Lebanese president after fleeing Japan See in context

I think he provided a nice envelope to the president!

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Posted in: Asbestos found at Tokyo Olympic water polo venue See in context

Can't the asbestos be released into the ocean?

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Posted in: Gov't proposes Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant water release into sea or air See in context

Bottle it and sell it as a souvenir for the 2020 Olympics!

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Posted in: Ohtani to have season-ending surgery on kneecap See in context

Ohtani another Japanese "flash in the pan" MLB bust. People outside of america got to learn why it's called the Major League.

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Posted in: In 'Hustlers,' Jennifer Lopez steals money, and the show See in context

Can't wait for the "director's cut" version to see how J-Lo is really holding up!

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Posted in: TEPCO will have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into Pacific, minister says See in context

In 20,000 years the half-life of this isotope will be safe and a mute point. The solution to this is dilution. I wouldn't eat anymore sea food from eastern Japan any longer.

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Posted in: Outlook uncertain for Japan's whaling industry despite commercial restart See in context

Save the earth from "Climate Change", but eliminate the whales from our oceans. WTG Japan!

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