comments by American in Japan

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Mon, 2 Feb 2015, 3:25pm PST   Like (1)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 1

Strategist's answer covers this quite well. Japanese people are particularly affected by how their media presents things even compared to people from other countries.

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Sun, 14 Dec 2014, 11:30pm PST   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 2

But most people love *their* Senator or Representative.

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Tue, 2 Sep 2014, 4:58pm PDT   Like   Dislike (1)     Share   Quote   Comment 3

A very short book.

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Sat, 12 Jul 2014, 2:46am PDT   Like (1)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 4

>>When I went back there a few years later and again recently, all the sushi chefs were Mexican, but still said "arigato" when you left.

Lol

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Sat, 21 Jun 2014, 11:57pm PDT   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 5

I just hope corporations would pay their fair share. Many get enormous benefits from the US government (on the American taxpayers' dime). Read *The Conservative Nanny State: How the Wealthy Use the Government to Stay Rich and Get Richer* by Dean Baker and learn...

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Sat, 21 Jun 2014, 4:14pm PDT   Like (4)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 6

Can we reduce corporate welfare to these corporations then? Patent enforcements in the US courts, protection overseas using the US military and aid given to countries by the US which will buy said corporations products/ services? Hmmm...

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Sun, 4 May 2014, 12:37pm PDT   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 7

@Fortwayne,

You could be right. Could you give me a few specific articles?

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Sun, 4 May 2014, 12:35pm PDT   Like (1)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 8

This ought to be one of the best posts of the year. I look forward to Iwog's comments...

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Fri, 4 Apr 2014, 10:32pm PDT   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 9

This time it's different!

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Fri, 4 Apr 2014, 8:13pm PDT   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 10

Thanks. Wikipedia has very good articles on chemistry, astronomy and for animals / plants. Also many good articles for university teams in basketball and football.

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Wed, 2 Apr 2014, 2:02pm PDT   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 11

I wanted to ask this one again...Any problems or biased articles?

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Wed, 2 Apr 2014, 1:09pm PDT   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 12

And 2% of $500,000 is still a lot of money.

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Wed, 2 Apr 2014, 1:21am PDT   Like (2)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 13

I have been reading here all along, but I was posting more to Japantoday.com. I will post again soon.

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Tue, 1 Apr 2014, 9:47pm PDT   Like (2)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 14

I'd say...9 Red States and 1 "Purple State

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Tue, 1 Apr 2014, 9:45pm PDT   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 15

I need to catch up on all of this new data.

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Tue, 1 Apr 2014, 9:43pm PDT   Like (3)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 16

Go go FSBO!

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Tue, 1 Apr 2014, 9:42pm PDT   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 17

Thanks for the information above!

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Thu, 18 Apr 2013, 12:20pm PDT   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 18

Well what if the next QE kicks in?

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Thu, 18 Apr 2013, 11:45am PDT   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 19

@indigenous

>bogus straw man agenda

I am interested in this. Please elaborate.

American in Japan   befriend (27)   ignore (0)   Thu, 18 Apr 2013, 11:04am PDT   Like (2)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 20

@indigenous

"Yup but to be clear this is crony capitalism, ie not a free market."

True and sad that more Americans don't see this. Look at all the praise going out there for Romney as a wonderful wealth creating capitalist. If you are for some degree of government "socialism" you should be disappointed since there is more and more of an extreme inequality of wealth here and if you are purely free market you should be enraged that the economic playing field is so uneven and there are distortions leading to more wealth being siphoned up to the top (and anything in between). Few are benefitting from this and most Americans are divided....

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