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CrickyNov. 24, 2014 - 09:09AM JST
5% addicted think that's a bit low. As anyone who lives in Japan knows gambling is illegal but as usual their are loop holes and a blind eye from authorities. Actually sums up Japan!
Posted in: Nearly 5% of Japanese addicted to gambling – even though it’s still 'illegal'
CrickyNov. 22, 2014 - 09:25PM JST
Why are theire so many prisons? Errrr thoses are schools! No actually they are prisons. Work in one and the truth is clear.
Child care! No idea what that means in Japan. Buy 1get one free says it all. Children are a bonus and not a gift. Fool me once, fool me twice you get a discount?
Posted in: Tokyo ward to offer free childcare for all second children of families
CrickyNov. 22, 2014 - 09:23AM JST
Inbred nepotism that seeks approval without doing anything to deserve any approval. Just machinations of a politburo that needs a ribbon on their suits to feel loved...pathetic and vile.
Posted in: Abe's support rate at lowest ever
CrickyNov. 21, 2014 - 07:55PM JST
Praying mantis for cash might be a better description.7? Really 7 after 3 wouldn't you be slightly suspicions?
Posted in: Police find cyanide at home of 'black widow' suspect
CrickyNov. 21, 2014 - 07:38PM JST
The whole thing is about time, the 60+ years of LDP politburo control by certain families needs to be retained as the North Koreans have shown their Japanese counterparts. Sickening absolutely sickening. By the way, how are the homeless from the "accident " in the north doing? The economy? Day to day life? I really wish Aba had an offspring I could vote for?
Posted in: Abe dissolves lower house, seeking mandate for 'Abenomics'
CrickyNov. 21, 2014 - 09:38AM JST
I guess that it would be considered rude to ask why 7 men died and why she managed to collect their insurance. How could the police suspect anything untoward when it was only 7?
CrickyNov. 21, 2014 - 09:31AM JST
The politbeaurou has decided that continuing the nepotism is the way forward until another inbred is ready to be anointed as leader further into an abyss. Why elections? Better just to give leadership to the least genetically viable individual in the country....oh that's what is happening!
Posted in: Voters to Abe: Why call an election now?
CrickyNov. 20, 2014 - 08:02PM JST
I think the enjoyment of an unaged wine by a group of people who are just doing it because of advertising is amazing, I am sure that many toilets will also appreciate their efforts tomorrow. They will looking forward to next years releases both in and out.
Posted in: Corks pop around the world as Beaujolais Nouveau arrives
CrickyNov. 20, 2014 - 04:34PM JST
LDP has been ruling as a politburo for over 60 years apart from a few years. Communist by the support of the "electorate "
The same names gives comfort to the ill educated that overwhelm the voting public. Monty Python on a grand scale.
Posted in: Gov't defends election over 'waste of money' criticism
CrickyNov. 19, 2014 - 08:00PM JST
7? It took 7 before the police put the puzzle together? Now I kinow to keep mine to 6!
Posted in: 'Black widow' with seven dead partners arrested
CrickyNov. 18, 2014 - 08:16PM JST
It's communist type political system, 60 years of the same families generation after generation. With each generation their DNA has degraded due to interbreeding thus the low standard of intellect we now have. And the lack of choice the voter has.
Posted in: Abe set to call election, delay tax hike
CrickyNov. 17, 2014 - 07:25PM JST
Nice to see Japanese Technology at it's finest. A world leader in building temporary housing and water storage. I hope it doesn't prove to be to much, I will wait another 3 years to make a decision.
Posted in: Fukushima nuclear cleanup stymied by water woes
CrickyNov. 17, 2014 - 07:19PM JST
Less jobs, (full time). More tax, defunct industry model. Declining population, huge debt, corruption at all levels and a government regurgitating policies from 30 years ago! Same bucket of vomimit in the same penguin suits with the same family names. What could go wrong?
Posted in: Abe adviser calls for stimulus after 'shocking' GDP
CrickyNov. 17, 2014 - 08:52AM JST
If the government took some bold steps in stopping frivolous spending, the tax hike would be acceptable (perhaps). But as the government continues to spend all it takes and some, of course its unpopular.
Posted in: Abe expected to announce election, sales tax hike delay on Tuesday
CrickyNov. 17, 2014 - 07:37AM JST
The ministry decided? Not the market? From 2006 a mistake was made its now 2014 and the same mistakes? Got to love the centralised idiocy of it all.
Posted in: Seasonal celebrations threatened by nationwide butter shortage
CrickyNov. 14, 2014 - 02:52PM JST
Think the system might be at fault and in desperate need of change, whoops mentioned the "change" word. Who on these group of Islands would want that!
Posted in: Whereabouts of 141 children nationwide unknown
CrickyNov. 13, 2014 - 07:16PM JST
Transparency of the way money is spent would help both the voters and the political system be more accountable, not as it is a corrupt and secretive system. If we knew where the extra money was going then we could understand! Think that's the problem.
Posted in: 72% of Japanese firms want Abe to delay tax hike
CrickyNov. 11, 2014 - 08:17PM JST
Japanese politbeaurou has decided the result- its a child of a previous ministerial person I bet you.
Posted in: Momentum building for Abe to call early election
CrickyNov. 11, 2014 - 11:58AM JST
So the idea that we need Nuclear energy due to economic growth is debunked? Also for a country that proclaims a Technology industry why are cell phones a part of deficit? Odd.
Posted in: Japan's current account surplus up 61.9% in Sept
CrickyNov. 11, 2014 - 09:01AM JST
Many countries import power and have growing economy, why is is so difficult for the worlds 3rd biggest economy? Could it be vested interests? Lack of vision or leadership.
Posted in: The Japanese gov’t says nuclear power remains essential, saying the economy cannot afford the mounting costs from importing gas and oil, resulting in utilities hiking rates. Do you agree?
Nov. 25, 2014 - 04:37AM JST
And yet that cost is lower than the number of children being killed because of Alcohol.…
Posted in: 12-year-old boy with fake gun dies after shot by Ohio officer
Nov. 25, 2014 - 04:35AM JST
Excuse the above lack of brevity in earlier posts. ..
Only a fully independent judicial review/inquiry…
Nov. 25, 2014 - 04:31AM JST
You seriously think that's the "real issue" here?
A cop shot a child dead....
Nov. 25, 2014 - 04:29AM JST
Tom Webb Nov. 24, 2014 - 09:50PM JST The captain should be thrown in prison.
Posted in: Chinese skipper arrested for poaching coral brought to Yokohama
Nov. 25, 2014 - 03:53AM JST
Because the cost of your 'right' to own guns is that 5-6 year old kids get…