In other words, who cares about "one American" while there are enough "native" rapists in Japan and in Okinawa, in particular, right? But you have to agree that without foreigners the total amount of rapes would be lower.
That's not what I mean at all, rape is NEVER acceptable in any culture. Now on to the "witness" what was he doing during all of this? Did he see this girl before or after the act happened? There are many questions that are unanswered. Don't judge just because it's an American.
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First of all, this is a terribly written story. Hardly any facts and mostly just hearsay. The guy was 18, the girl was 17, do you really think he forced her to drink and have sex? Secondly, it happened on base, how did this story get leaked to the Japanese media?
@sidekick, if you want “no more rapists”, you need to look at the Japanese community. No one ever talks about the sexual abuse that occurs on a daily basis here in Japan, but as soon as one American does something wrong, then all hell breaks loose.
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Really, people are offended by this? I have blond hair and a big nose, I think is funny. SOme people are just too sensitive, get real and start living life.
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wow, YariOtani, are you from Okinawa? Have you ever been there? Most of the businesses depend on US bases to survive, without. Occupation? I think not, look back on Japans history to understand what an occupation is. As far as adding to the defense of Japan, you are dead wrong there. Strategic location is the key here. Before you anti-American racism comes out, you should really think about what you say so you don't look so ignorant on the boards. And Serrano is correct, regardless of your thoughts, majority rules, the needs of the many out way the needs of the few. And it this case, it is a very few.
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You know, this is not the way we should be treating out children, they need to play and just to make another point, there are elderly that get up at 6am on weekends and bother me and my children talking loudly and no one ever complains about that...........
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