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Posted in: Trump says he does not have 'racist bone' in his body See in context

240 to 187, to condemn  . . . https://www.kktv.com/content/news/House-votes-to-condemn-President-Donald-Trump-tweets-512806851.html

Money no matter how much should buy influence, which leads to unjust and criminal behavior.

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Posted in: Pentagon in longest-ever stretch of leadership limbo See in context

Cheers to former the former general Mr. Mattis!

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Posted in: High court nixes call to halt nuclear reactors in southwestern Japan See in context

While energy is a concern . . . govt should start investigating clean energy from other sources:  sun, wind, natural gas, biofuels.

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Posted in: In Japan, the business of watching whales is far larger than hunting them See in context

Watch out for Orca . . . they can be very dangerous.

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Posted in: 18-year-old girl’s body found in father's confectionery store refrigerator See in context

There needs to be more social services for troubled families.

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Posted in: Milky twilight See in context

Happy Tanabata!

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Posted in: Russia protests over G20 map it says showed disputed islands as Japan's See in context

What if Japanese demanded back the islands just as Germans demanded back East Germany and Berlin?

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Posted in: New law takes effect, banning smoking in gov't buildings, schools See in context

Smoking has been banned in public places in US for quite some time . . . it's a good law, healthy people should not be contaminated by second hand smoke.

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Posted in: Japan to import Ebola virus for research See in context

I hope this is an isolated part of Japan . . . perhaps a remote island . . . far away from where people, and living things live.

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Posted in: Who needs the G20? Question gets louder in Osaka See in context

It still is a good idea to see what the other countries are which are considered the world's more powerful and see how they are performing . . . I think this is important for the world public to understand and know about.

See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G20

See also G-10, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Group_ofTen(economics)

See also G-7. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Group_of_Seven

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Posted in: Over 2,000 doctors worked without pay at Japanese university hospitals: survey See in context

I hope they get compensated . . . but the fact they were willing to work without pay, even temporarily, means they are more noble.

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Posted in: Trump renews criticism of Japan-U.S. alliance before G20 summit See in context

Perhaps, in renewed negotiations, Japan can offer some support U. S. if it is attacked . . . and in order to lessen U. S.'s financial burden, U. S. military presence in Japan can be decreased, allowing JDF to take its place?

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Posted in: Japanese students more open to use of marijuana, survey suggests See in context

Marijuana is a drug which affects the mind and body, according to the internet encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannabis_(drug).  

It is illegal in Japan, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannabis_in_Japan.

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Posted in: Feminist scholar calls Japan's gender problem 'human disaster' See in context

Perhaps "needs reform" should be used rather than "disaster" - in the interest of change.

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Posted in: Self-Defense Force chopper makes crash landing in Tokyo; crew unharmed See in context

Snapped off like a piece of plastic . . . needs steel.

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Posted in: G20 agrees on international framework to reduce marine plastic pollution See in context

Many companies, and people at home, routinely sort their wastes between recyclable and non-recyclable. This can be broken down further into:  plastics, glass, clean paper, metal, and non-recyclable.

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Posted in: Man stabs police officer, steals his gun in Osaka Pref; 33-year-old suspect sought See in context

Police equipment such as a gun, perhaps should have anti-theft electronic tracking device?

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Posted in: Q&A: Coffee with Bill Murray and Jim Jarmusch See in context

This movie sounds a lot more scary than "Ghostbusters".

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Posted in: Car hits preschool children, injuring two in Nishinomiya See in context

May be authorities need to consider more pedestrian only areas . . . .

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Posted in: Hong Kong police fire tear gas in running battles with extradition bill protesters See in context

The govt should find a more civilized way of dealing with their own.

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Posted in: Gov't rejects ¥20 mil savings estimate for those living to 95 See in context

Retirement is supposed to be the golden years.

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Posted in: Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law See in context

There have also been cases, where a man was sexually assaulted by a woman sometimes with the help of others.  In any case the law and security systems should protect both regardless of gender.

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Posted in: Do you consider dress codes forcing women to wear high heels at work power harassment? See in context

I, a man, do not like women's high heels . . . my wife damaged the carpet in our car due to her high heels -- she is not permitted to wear them in the car any more.

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Posted in: Abe becomes 3rd equal longest-serving PM with 2,720 days in office See in context

Do you think it is good for the Japanese political system?

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Posted in: Elderly driver, passenger die in Fukuoka 5-car crash; 9 in hospital See in context

Elderly should consider public transport . . . ?

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Posted in: Abe, Shanahan agree to bolster Japan-U.S. alliance See in context

Bravo! . . . good news for both countries.

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Posted in: Japan, Russia accuse each other of military buildups See in context

The representatives from both countries, look like they are taking a "Let's work together . . . . " attitude (towards Peace).

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Posted in: Mueller says probe did not clear Trump as Congress weighs impeachment See in context

The Internet Encyclopedia, has a pretty good article on Impeachment of high officials, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Impeachment_in_the_United_States#Impeachableoffenses:"high_Crimes_and_Misdemeanors".

If in fact, the President was not forth coming with his relationships with adversaries such as Vladimir Putin, . . . .

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Posted in: Australian tourist arrested over graffiti around Kamogawa River in Kyoto See in context

This type of vandal should be made to pay for the damage he has caused, and for full remediation of the property damaged.

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