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Japan; An Awesome Warning

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posted on May, 22 2009 @ 10:05 AM
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Originally posted by earthman4
I think Japan's economy was sucked dry by bankers using the same milking stratagy we Americans used. I am dating a banker, sleeping with the world's enemy.


No. Japan's economy was a sham. As it depended greatly on the US. Which in turn depended on thin air.





posted on May, 22 2009 @ 10:18 AM
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The Japanese corporate and political elite are no different from anybody elses elite.

I call this dismantle-ism.

Japan is a case study in banking corruption and little to no political intervention. And a lot of it can be blamed on their sense of cultural honor and saving face and all that jazz. BUT, how can the system be saved when, THERE IS NO HONOR AMONG THIEVES?! Its a vicious cycle with them.

Funny how the UK and now Japan are slowly returning to their feudal roots. They have the brilliance to save themselves, but they don't. What's up with that?



posted on May, 22 2009 @ 01:22 PM
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meh not gonna really matter come winter when the mutated swine flu brings the entire worlds economy to its knees and begs for a global currency



posted on May, 22 2009 @ 01:46 PM
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Maybe that's why China took over the notes on our national debt... their just waiting for Japan to collapse and when we try to help... China will hold up our promissory notes and say, sit this one out boys, we got this... unless we want to be foreclosed upon we will



posted on May, 22 2009 @ 02:07 PM
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Good for you! I, too, am one of those Americans. You know, the ones who work VERY hard and pay all of our taxes so that others in this country can benefit from the assistance THEY ARE ENTITLED TO in this country!

I have never received a hand-out from anyone...let alone the government. But I support the idea of providing assistance to those in need. (I don't support the abuse of that system or those that use the assistance programs as a forever income. This statement does not include or refer to the disabled.)



posted on May, 22 2009 @ 02:29 PM
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Stop responding to him people, he's just a troll.

Anyone who complains about entitled Americans when we get uppity at the slightest notion of socialism is either an idiot, or baiting you, and you're falling for it.



posted on May, 22 2009 @ 02:35 PM
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I guess I can understand what you're saying, but wasn't there some who said others were being doom and gloomers when they were trying to warn everyone about the state of the economy back in the beginning of '08? Look what happened.

I'm not saying that this might be one of those scenarios, but I just get a little irked whenever some bad news comes our way and there are those who immediately say, "Get over it, they're just trying to scare you".

News is news and the reason we have forums like this is so we can all look at it and pick it apart and then decide whether or not it's something we need to be worried about. Because when you do that, you can be a little more prepared for the worst.

If people had actually listened to others when they were trying to warn about the economy, they probably wouldn't have gotten those equity loans to pay for a remodel or a new boat. They probably would have invested their money a lot more conservatively also or taken measure to protect their money.

So we need to look at this more closely before ANYBODY jumps to conclusions.



posted on May, 22 2009 @ 02:44 PM
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Don't get me wrong; there are many aspects of Japanese culture that I respect and abide by after visiting.

However, Japan, taken as a whole, isn't creative in modern ways like the Americans. They are wonderful innovators in terms of culture, i.e. Kaizen, efficiency, etc. But look at the early case studies, for example, the Japanese "reworking" American engineering in the automotive industry.

There is a global meltdown and it would make sense that "copiers" that bring *lean* to business processes are having difficulties right now given that manufacturing is trumped by China.

Once (if) the world market improves, and innovates, the Japanese will be the first to streamline the new products, services, etc.

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[edit on 22-5-2009 by sonjah1]



posted on May, 23 2009 @ 03:38 AM
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Actually not just in the beginning of 08. Tinfoil wearers have been talking about economic collapses and other paranoid stuff since the 90s (or even earlier.) Some of them are coming true now.



posted on May, 23 2009 @ 04:11 AM
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You (or another one) did say on the other thread that you hope that some of them will develop moral fortitude and that would cause their downfall. After thousands of years of manipulating the human race you expect them to be suddenly compassionate now?


Tinfoil wearers have been talking about things accelerating before 2012. Guess what's happening?



posted on May, 23 2009 @ 04:19 AM
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I think that Japan is very cruel.

I think it deserves to go down.



posted on May, 23 2009 @ 05:03 AM
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Originally posted by FlyersFan

Originally posted by silent thunder
Poor old Japan, a place very close to my heart, where I spent 23 moslty-delightful years

I was there for three years. I loved the food . . .

The people of Japan were some of the nicest I have ever met.

"A smile is at its widest after dishes are done."
Britney Spears



posted on May, 23 2009 @ 07:15 AM
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Originally posted by spellbound
I think that Japan is very cruel.

I think it deserves to go down.


Why is that? Its not a very nice thing to say lol

Personally, I have great respect for the Japanese as a race.. they developed completely separate from outside interference, are extremely advanced and have a noble, moral and respectful outlook towards each other... obviously not all of them but the basic idea is still strong.



posted on May, 24 2009 @ 09:31 AM
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I like Japan, too. They're a superior people without the arrogance. Kinda like the Germans (because of the defeat of WWII?
) Anyhoo, another thing I like about them is they don't want to make a lot of babies.
And they don't want to systematically destroy their homogenous race.


To those who think that Japan is not creative enough, please. What has America invented lately? Twittering?



posted on May, 24 2009 @ 09:53 AM
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The reason I said that is because they were torturers in the war and they kill whales, which are dying out.



posted on May, 24 2009 @ 09:58 AM
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Make no mistake, the Japanese are cruel.

Has anyone noticed that they have taken over our country. NZ? By moving in.



posted on May, 24 2009 @ 12:12 PM
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I'd take the Japanese over most Westerners any day.

Kinda like how the whites took over from the Maoris?




posted on May, 24 2009 @ 08:05 PM
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Originally posted by spellbound

Has anyone noticed that they have taken over our country. NZ? By moving in.


I was bet to the previous statement


Obviously you have your reasons for disliking them.. nothing else to say really lol



posted on May, 26 2009 @ 01:21 PM
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I'm not talking about "tinfoil wearers". I'm talking about the economic experts and various other prominent figures like Ron Paul last year that were trying to warn us all while others were telling us all that these people were just trying to scare us.



posted on May, 27 2009 @ 12:25 AM
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I realize that but my point is us tinfoil wearers have been always ahead of so called experts. Imagine the savings that could have been if people minimized their contribution to the banksters.



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