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  • OBAMA Nixes Plans For Hiroshima Apology Tour (Afraid of US Electorate): My Translation from Japan

    09/18/2010 5:07:51 PM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 44 replies
    Sankei Shimbun News, Tokyo, Japan (Original in Japanese) ^ | 19 September 2010 | Rui Sasaki, Reporter
    Sources within the Obama Administration as well as with the ruling Japan Democratic Party here have leaked and confirmed that Obama (and Japan side) have come to the conclusion to make the decision to cancel any side trip to Hiroshima, Japan in November as part of O's ongoing worldwide apology tour.
  • US envoy ambassador to attend Hiroshima ceremony

    07/29/2010 8:02:49 AM PDT · by DFG · 13 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 07/28/10 | Staff
    The Obama administration said Wednesday it is sending its ambassador in Tokyo to a ceremony next week marking the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, the first time a US ambassador has attended the event. "Ambassador John Roos will represent the United States at the August 6 Hiroshima Peace Memorial, to express respect for all of the victims of World War II," State Department spokesman Philip Crowley told reporters.
  • What's going on with AR-15 rifle legality in California?

    12/29/2005 9:50:32 AM PST · by Tree of Liberty · 16 replies · 8,913+ views
    AR-15.com and CalGuns.net | December 29, 2005
    I haven't checked out the two above forums in a while, and when I did last night, there seemed to be alot of talk, especially on calguns.net, about AR-15's now being legal in CA due to a court case called Harrott. Does anyone have any specifics on this, especially the chronology of events?
  • ACT quiet on roo protests

    07/15/2004 7:29:46 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 2 replies · 293+ views
    ABC News ^ | July 14, 2004.
    Environment ACT will not say if protesters have disrupted a kangaroo cull at Googong Dam overnight. Six members of the Animal Liberation Group spent last night at the dam in a bid to stop the cull. The cull began at the weekend, with plans for licensed shooters to destroy about 800 animals. Environment ACT says because of the drought, the kangaroo population has reduced ground cover to minimal levels, posing a threat to the quality of one of Canberra's main water supplies. The protesters have urged the Government to consider other methods such as fencing and have vowed to stay...