Japan stated it was “ready to carry out a first strike on North Korea”

The Japanese appear to be ratcheting up their defenses with Shinzo Abe declaring Japan has the right to “first strike” against North Korea but Japan simultaneous stated it doesn’t have the capability. That seems to be a message to Washington. The US will probably not respond in too significant a way since the US hasn’t … More Japan stated it was “ready to carry out a first strike on North Korea”

Starbucks boycott going down in the U.S. where in Japan it’s business as usual: “line up suckers”

Starbucks shops in Japan number at around 1,000 stores and according to Starbucks headquarters, Starbucks in Japan was “looking forward to further elevating the unique and locally-relevant Starbucks experience in the market”. Yeah right, “unique”? How unique can it get when Starbucks figured out that by having people wait in a line for coffee it … More Starbucks boycott going down in the U.S. where in Japan it’s business as usual: “line up suckers”

For the first time in 22 years suicides in Japan decrease but is still costly to the Japanese economy

Ever consider what the overall financial cost is to productivity in Japan with the average number of suicides around 30,000 Japanese a year?  For the first time in 22 years the number of suicides have dropped in Japan, so let’s hope this trend continues. So while Japan has the longest life expectancy, it still has … More For the first time in 22 years suicides in Japan decrease but is still costly to the Japanese economy

Levels of Cesium-134 from Fukushima “no risk to local ecology” on the U.S. Pacific coastline

There are people who actually want Fukushima to be blamed for destroying the Pacific Ocean and will go to great extremes to present what they consider “evidence” for this to be true. While not lightly dismissing the radioactive contamination flowing into the Pacific Ocean from the destroyed reactors in Fukushima, a post was put up … More Levels of Cesium-134 from Fukushima “no risk to local ecology” on the U.S. Pacific coastline

Advertised as Japan’s “helicopter carriers” but cable of launching fighter jets

The rolling out of Japan’s second “helicopter carrier” demonstrates Japan’s commitment to re-militarizing to compensate for Japan relying less on the U.S. for its defense. Although these are advertised as “helicopter carriers,” make no mistake about it, the Izumo and the Kaga are aircraft carriers and are fully capable of launching and recovering fighter jets. … More Advertised as Japan’s “helicopter carriers” but cable of launching fighter jets

Video alleges to show portion of gold bars being recovered as part of Yamashita’s gold

Friend of mine in the Philippines who lives on one of the outlying islands sent me this recent YouTube video the second time first sending it to me last January saying that “Yamashita’s gold had been discovered” and this video was proof. After looking at the video, didn’t pay much attention to it after having … More Video alleges to show portion of gold bars being recovered as part of Yamashita’s gold

Fukushima radiation contamination is being used to blame for the destruction of the oceans

The last couple of years there have been increasing news stories about how the radiation contamination resulting from the destruction of the nuclear reactors in Fukushima, Japan are causing such damage to the ocean that all ocean life is now threatened with imminent death. A little melodramatic? I suppose, however, there can no longer be … More Fukushima radiation contamination is being used to blame for the destruction of the oceans