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AsahinaKimi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-22-11 10:38 PM
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62. Then there is this...
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  -"There is no food" " the Japanese media is too frightened to tell the truth. dixiegrrrrl  Mar-22-11 10:20 AM   #0 
  - Can't their and our militaries air drop supplies?  no_hypocrisy   Mar-22-11 10:26 AM   #1 
  - yes we could. Don't know why we are not.  Liberal_in_LA   Mar-22-11 02:19 PM   #34 
  - "We" can't because Japan is a sovereign country and must ask & allow us to do it.  elocs   Mar-23-11 06:19 AM   #71 
  - ... because we're too busy bombing the shit out of Libya ...  Myrina   Mar-23-11 07:50 AM   #72 
  - the scale is daunting  hourglass1   Mar-23-11 12:47 AM   #64 
  - Of that (daunting, that is),  Delphinus   Mar-23-11 09:32 AM   #76 
  - Yes, it's technically not very challenging to do  14thColony   Mar-23-11 08:25 AM   #73 
  - sure they could, but it hasn't happened yet!  mimitabby   Mar-22-11 10:34 AM   #2 
  - American military assets are spread out. They're too busy helping Afghans and Libyans!  Mimosa   Mar-22-11 02:45 PM   #42 
     - If Japan only had an oil supply.  Enthusiast   Mar-23-11 05:53 AM   #69 
        - If they did, we would be occupying it now. nt  Javaman   Mar-23-11 08:57 AM   #75 
        - There never would have been a war with them if they did.  YellowRubberDuckie   Mar-23-11 05:00 PM   #81 
  - How can they let this happen?  DainBramaged   Mar-22-11 10:40 AM   #3 
  - So, now the news comes from some guy stealing gasoline?  MineralMan   Mar-22-11 10:53 AM   #4 
  - Lighten up a little...  GReedDiamond   Mar-22-11 12:07 PM   #12 
  - You know, whenever someone tells me to "lighten up,"  MineralMan   Mar-22-11 12:15 PM   #16 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-22-11 12:27 PM   #21 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-22-11 02:46 PM   #43 
  - I recall reading on the BBC site...  druidity33   Mar-22-11 04:24 PM   #51 
     - one cup of rice per day...  eShirl   Mar-22-11 10:04 PM   #61 
  - + 1  callous taoboy   Mar-22-11 12:35 PM   #25 
  - Agreed & Well Said  Sherman A1   Mar-23-11 06:17 AM   #70 
     - Thanks. I briefly used the "ignore" feature...  GReedDiamond   Mar-23-11 11:11 AM   #79 
        - Take care of yourself, keep your blood pressure lower  Sherman A1   Mar-23-11 04:23 PM   #80 
  - The people are in survival mode. There is no time or ability to make sure BP gets their profits  TheKentuckian   Mar-22-11 12:10 PM   #13 
  - AMEN!!!  uponit7771   Mar-22-11 09:43 PM   #59 
  - It is all that is really important to them.  Rex   Mar-23-11 12:49 AM   #65 
  - If you would prefer you could listen to the mayor from the Miyagi prefecture crying  jtuck004   Mar-22-11 12:13 PM   #15 
  - I saw him and the refugees...heartbreaking  ElsewheresDaughter   Mar-23-11 09:33 AM   #77 
  - At least this one is THERE, on site, in the middle of it all.  DCKit   Mar-22-11 12:22 PM   #17 
  - So. Let me see if I have this straight.  DeSwiss   Mar-22-11 12:24 PM   #20 
  - Once again Lowering the Bar for DU.  bvar22   Mar-22-11 02:38 PM   #41 
     - Man, I had not seen those pics. Powerful.  dixiegrrrrl   Mar-22-11 04:54 PM   #53 
     - I remember seeing these pictures and the comments...  truth2power   Mar-23-11 05:07 AM   #67 
  - That's what came to my mind, as well.  Wait Wut   Mar-22-11 02:27 PM   #40 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-22-11 02:48 PM   #45 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-22-11 03:37 PM   #48 
        - It seems to me...  tkmorris   Mar-22-11 03:50 PM   #49 
  - "stealing" during a absolute disaster?!?! LOFL!! Come on dude  uponit7771   Mar-22-11 09:41 PM   #58 
  - How can you build it on what some DVD seller who hangs around a military base and speaks English?  readmoreoften   Mar-22-11 09:56 PM   #60 
  - To be fair, I think many adults in democratic countries illegally download media, which makes them  ZombieHorde   Mar-23-11 12:06 AM   #63 
  - Did you read the article? It's more than just one man. Read the story. nt  tpsbmam   Mar-23-11 01:27 AM   #66 
  - It's very sad.  polly7   Mar-22-11 10:53 AM   #5 
  - And instead of food, they are putting more police on to stop 'looting'  DainBramaged   Mar-22-11 10:55 AM   #6 
  - They are taking gasoline and food from damaged sources because they have no aid  dixiegrrrrl   Mar-22-11 11:10 AM   #7 
  - "says a man filching petrol" Wait is this the looting phenomenon that isn't supposed to happen?  JVS   Mar-22-11 11:12 AM   #8 
  - In the case of this particular man...  GReedDiamond   Mar-22-11 11:59 AM   #10 
  - I call that, trying to survive..plain and simple. n/t  arthritisR_US   Mar-22-11 12:01 PM   #11 
  - Yes, you are correct...  GReedDiamond   Mar-22-11 12:13 PM   #14 
  - Kinda like the people of New Orleans were trying to salvage food  Lyric   Mar-22-11 12:22 PM   #18 
     - No, no, no. The white folks were liberating food, the black folks were looting.  DCKit   Mar-22-11 12:24 PM   #19 
        - Not liberating, finding.  JVS   Mar-22-11 12:40 PM   #27 
           - No, I'm quite certain they were risking their very lives to rescue those groceries.  Dappleganger   Mar-22-11 02:26 PM   #38 
  - someone stole 500k out of the bank, too.... when they loot, they loot BIG. nt  seabeyond   Mar-22-11 02:21 PM   #36 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-22-11 11:28 AM   #9 
  - NOTE: This is a new administration in Japan, this is politics also  flamingdem   Mar-22-11 12:31 PM   #22 
  - I'm afraid this is only the beginning.  DeSwiss   Mar-22-11 12:32 PM   #23 
  - Wait until India and Iran have nuclear disasters and they lack equipment  flamingdem   Mar-22-11 12:39 PM   #26 
  - At the rate we're going.....  DeSwiss   Mar-22-11 12:51 PM   #29 
     - gak. Looks like measles! nt  flamingdem   Mar-22-11 01:09 PM   #32 
  - Think of how much could be done if our Leader wasn't consumed  sad sally   Mar-22-11 05:26 PM   #54 
  - This is why people need to be prepared.  Atypical Liberal   Mar-22-11 12:34 PM   #24 
  - Your plan sounds good, as long as.....  dixiegrrrrl   Mar-22-11 01:03 PM   #31 
  - That is right.  Atypical Liberal   Mar-22-11 02:16 PM   #33 
  - It's all good until your house and car get washed away.  Dappleganger   Mar-22-11 02:27 PM   #39 
     - See post #33. n/t  Atypical Liberal   Mar-22-11 03:19 PM   #47 
  - This is outrageous. It's been weeks.  in_cog_ni_to   Mar-22-11 12:43 PM   #28 
  - 400,000 people lost their homes, their jobs, their towns without warning in a matter of minutes.  hedgehog   Mar-22-11 12:54 PM   #30 
  - absolutely. nt  seabeyond   Mar-22-11 02:22 PM   #37 
  - This is intolerable. Rec'd with anger and sadness. So what's the plan here? n/t  Catherina   Mar-22-11 02:19 PM   #35 
  - Seems to be: Abandon those in The Zone.  Octafish   Mar-22-11 02:52 PM   #46 
     - I'm shocked. I'm not quite sure why knowing how governments view expandable labor  Catherina   Mar-22-11 04:23 PM   #50 
  - Because the other 2/3 of japan has no access to foreign media. Only the Telegraph has the truth.  Hannah Bell   Mar-22-11 02:46 PM   #44 
  - The months-long interval after a catastrophe is always chaotic  SoCalDem   Mar-22-11 04:48 PM   #52 
  - Something you all could do...  hayu_lol   Mar-22-11 06:08 PM   #56 
  - On Yahoo news page they say the Japanese food is safe! hahahahaha!  glinda   Mar-22-11 05:47 PM   #55 
  - At this point it is foraging  Mojorabbit   Mar-22-11 09:14 PM   #57 
  - Then there is this...  AsahinaKimi   Mar-22-11 10:38 PM   #62 
  - I was wrong  intaglio   Mar-23-11 05:23 AM   #68 
  - I think the sad truth  rbixby   Mar-23-11 08:55 AM   #74 
  - Here is a 1997 column about the Japanese officials' slow response to disasters and the unexpected.  Prometheus Bound   Mar-23-11 05:22 PM   #82 
  - This is heartbreaking.  Beacool   Mar-23-11 10:07 AM   #78 
  - Here's how to help  trud   Mar-23-11 05:31 PM   #83 
 

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