R: [sumo] [spoilers]Asashoryu's open armed and beloved return.
joshua.maciel at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 18:20:41 EST 2007
Oh my God -- Asashoryuu's a pirate too?!
On Dec 10, 2007 9:56 AM, Jezz <jejima at gmail.com> wrote:
> In an alternate universe....
> Fred was caught on a speed camera doing 10 mph over the speed limit -
> He was even smiling in the photo as he was rushing to the hospital
> where his wife had just given birth.
> Meanwhile evidence was coming to light that Bob may have been involved
> in pillaging a small coastal village. There was no hard evidence as
> yet, except that Bob's ship had been seen in the waters near the
> village at the time of pillaging, and that he fitted the description
> given by some of the pillaged villagers.
> The magistrates decided to issue Fred a fine (and a 6 month ban from
> driving) on the basis of the speed ticket photo, and to call Bob in
> for questioning. (They even empounded Bob's ship!)
> Everyone agreed that this was the best use of police time and
> resources, except for some who suggested that these apples looked the
> On 10/12/2007, Lon Howard <itsulon at wavecable.com> wrote:
> > On Dec 9, 2007, at 9:08 AM, Scott M. Kahn wrote:
> > > Even Tokitsukaze was permitted to present his defense of
> > > manslaughter charges after
> > > months of non action by the Kyokai and only after the Ministry that
> > > looks after the Kyokai got involved. The Kyokai could have and
> > > should have had an internal investigation BEFORE formal charges
> > > were brought up.
> > The two situations aren't really similar because in Tokitsukaze's
> > case there was still uncertainty about exactly WHAT had happened, and
> > they needed to hear directly from him. In Asashoryu's case, they had
> > already heard from him, and all he could add after that was more
> > about WHY he did what he did, which was irrelevant. In both cases,
> > the punishment was based on what happened, not why.
> > Lon Howard
> > Shomishuu
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