Almost got a big buck near Mt Fuji last Saturday. We were coming up a hill and had the sunlight right in our eyes when it saw us. Couldn't get a shot in time, just too quick. But, now we know where he lives. I'm sure he'll be back around there again.
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What a pathetic excuse for a father and mother. Your most important job as a parent is to protect your children from harm. Absolutely disgusting! And isn't there another child these monsters had?
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Government jobs seem to be doing alright. But then again, they aren't really producing anything are they?
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For someone with such a good life, Aso always seems to looked pissed off.
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I can't get my head around this. Non-citizens can buy property in other countries. All this does is create real estate bubbles in certain markets. Screwing over the locals who don't have the means to afford buying.
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Why doesn't the US gov't just let everybody from every country in? No borders, no walls, no waiting to get in. No need to integrate and fit in with "current" population. It can be a big free for all. People can just take whatever they like, live where ever they want, and do what ever they want since the country will be for everyone. I mean, what could possibly go wrong with that?
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This story pisses me off so much! If that was one of my daughters, I'd know exactly what I'd do when this slime bag is released from prison. Intentional act or not, he doesn't deserve life anymore.
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Back in 2006, I got orders to work at the US Consulate in Lagos, Nigeria. We'd take over receiving calls from the operators after hours. Every single week there would be people calling us with stories just like this. They even had a very popular song back then called Yahooze by Olu Maintain talking about scamming people.
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Tell your father.
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Men see scantly clad women and get sexually aroused. Kind of obvious, I know.
My daughters are in a dance group and recently had a performance. A LOT of the girls were dressing way to sexual in my opinion. Talked about this with the J-wife and she didn't seem too bothered by it. Keep in mind, I'm talking about elementary age kids here.
This is why I'm teaching my girls to fight. I want them to be ready and able to defend themselves if someone decides to touch them.
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Went to the mall in Odawara City a while back and they had some idol girl on a stage performing. Seeing a large crowd of middle aged men chanting and drooling over some real young girl was by far one of the creepiest things I've seen in Japan. I had my two daughters with me at the time and told them to look at how ridiculous this whole industry is. I'd rather have them achieve something meaningful and beneficial in life than to be gawked at and seen as eye candy by a bunch of perverts.
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What a great idea! I'm not sure why I didn't think of doing something similar myself. Maybe I'll go down the road from my place and start charging motorists on R246 to pay up before leaving Shizuoka-ken.
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"And no comparisons between marijuana and alcohol, please."
Yet one is legal and the other is not. How about we compare marijuana to tobacco instead? Should the governments around the world criminalize tobacco? The recreational use of marijuana is NOT a big deal. Just like drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes are not a big deal. Legalizing it doesn't negate the harm that it can cause. People operating heavy machinery or vehicles shouldn't be high while doing so. Young people whose brains are still developing shouldn't be getting baked all the time either. But what gives you the right to dictate what PLANTS another adult can use? What makes YOU so superior than your fellow human beings to hold a view like that? Answer is: you're not. Authoritarian ideas like yours need to be relegated to the dustbin of history.
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Or they could just cut back spending on so many useless things. Just a thought. But hey while we're talking about taxes, don't stop at 10%, lets just make it a cool 100% rate. Because it's fun having to pay double the price.
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@showchinmono "Folks, how exactly are you or your family members affected by the cabinet's shameful conditions like in the photograph? or by long-lasting one-party dictatorship? How exactly do you want to change Japan?"
That's exactly what I'm sitting here thinking while reading through these comments. And Aly Rustom saying there's no way he'd raise his kids here, why not? Is Canada really that much better? I'm from the US (J-wife and fam too), but to me Japan seems like a much better place to raise my kids. Although I did grow up near gangland Chiraq so maybe that's why. These issues regarding foreign workers coming here are certainly not going to effect me on any sort of level. My real issue with this though is the exploitation that we all know is going to increase.
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"But Hollywood types should be honest and admit that they are not as inclusive as they claim."
Bingo! They all seem to put themselves on a pedestal as if we need to idolize them for some reason. But, in the end, after initially not giving in to the perpetual outrage mob, Kevin apologized.
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I swear to god if one of my children every has something like this happen to them, the LAST thing the perp will need to worry about is being disciplined by their employer.
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How do they know they were French AND Belgian nationals? Were they wearing flags of their countries or were they flashing their passports in front of the electronic police men (security cameras)?
As previously mentioned, most likely facial recognition software that's "secretly" tracking all of us. Their faces were captured the moment they got off the plane, along with all their other personal info.
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Blame the generation that brought Japan into armed conflict with the USA for today's situation, not the US military. December 7th, 1941 changed everything for Japan.
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Planted around 40 different types of nasu this year. They are really productive plants, you can get a huge amount from each one and they are super easy to grow. There are certain insects/beetles that like them though. And since I'm not spraying with pesticides, it's all hand work squashing what I can find.
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"The posse members weren't looking for trouble either, so they made me promise I would never do it again, and then sent me on my way with two watermelons."
That's comical. Beat the dude up and then send him on his way with what he was stealing. Countryside Japanese folks are too nice.
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