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CrickyOct. 31, 2014 - 07:50PM JST
Think panic might be setting in, working people are getting crushed and not spending the Government are buying its own debt increasing the country's debt. Guess a stomach disorder is to be expected soon.
Posted in: BOJ expands asset purchases to Y80 tril to spur recovery
CrickyOct. 31, 2014 - 06:50PM JST
So often the " I was drunk" excuse is used its a open joke. Pathetic juvenile behaviour excused by drinking. It's no excuse at all.
Posted in: ASDF member arrested for pushing man onto train tracks
CrickyOct. 30, 2014 - 08:59PM JST
It's so sad she inherited an illegal and corrupt system from her Grandfather and Father unbeknownst to her. The saddest part is the Tax payers accept this behaviour from their Feudal masters.
Posted in: Prosecutors begin probe into Obuchi political fund scandal
CrickyOct. 30, 2014 - 09:09AM JST
Will they pay Tax?
Posted in: Nestle 'hiring' 1,000 robots to sell espresso machines
CrickyOct. 29, 2014 - 08:33PM JST
Perhaps Japanese people should vote with envelopes stuffed with cash, who gets the most wins, some of you might say this is the case now but by making it legal there might be another 6 decades of The LDP (Politbeaurou) control endorsed not just by big business but Mr Mrs Average.
Posted in: Abe's agenda challenged as scandals mount
CrickyOct. 29, 2014 - 04:21PM JST
There is no real oversite on these "Special" people, any of us try these shenanigans we would be sacked or charged and prosecuted. I curse my family for not entering politics. I might have been "Special" and above standards that we ordinary people are held up to. If only I was the ofspring of one of these people my head could also be ear deep in a trough of tax payer money with no care in the world.
CrickyOct. 28, 2014 - 09:01PM JST
Great idea, but who would vote themselves out of a job that dad gifted to them? Also he is nuts! Even a crazy person has moments of lucidity.
Posted in: Hashimoto's plan to integrate Osaka prefectural, city governments voted down
CrickyOct. 28, 2014 - 05:29PM JST
Nothing will change because the people needed to make the change are the same corrupt nepotism crowd, 6.6 mil on 2 parties? Hello please take an envelope and drinks are over there, feel free to grope those just legal girls in school uniforms over there.wink wink.
Posted in: 2 more ministers acknowledge political fund improprieties
CrickyOct. 27, 2014 - 05:28PM JST
Abe’s first term between 2006 and 2007 was marred by a string of resignations, a pension records scandal, and a minister’s suicide that eroded his support. Eventually, he quit in the face of parliamentary deadlock and illness.
But he is back and so to are the incompetent ministers. Kudos to the press someone has to expose the massive public theft that is sucking Tax monies. Being the child or Gandchild of a pubic official in no way gives them access to cart blanch theft. Every day a new story every week a new minister...maybe the system is broken?
Posted in: Trade minister got funds from foreign-owned firm
CrickyOct. 27, 2014 - 03:53PM JST
In a country that almost condones pedofilic obsession, (visit any 7-11/ book off) )this is not surprising at all. Thank god the police acted. Shame on dad, you just can not take your eyes off your children when in a predators environment such as a book store.
Posted in: Man arrested for kidnapping 5-year-old girl
CrickyOct. 26, 2014 - 06:46PM JST
Vested interest again puts Japan in a backward position , is there ever going to be time of sense. Europe can buy and sell between countries but Japan can not even exchange power from one side to another.Pathetic.
Posted in: Japan's power failure: Bid to forge national grid stumbles
CrickyOct. 26, 2014 - 09:32AM JST
A Casino? That's their plan A? Build something purposely designed to suck money from people. Great visionary.
Posted in: Lawmakers in tsunami-hit region eye casino to hasten recovery
CrickyOct. 25, 2014 - 06:57PM JST
Naked shebu-shebu was OK just do not dance. Hostesbars ok just don't dance, Host bars OK just don't dance. Now we can dance....with in an environment that specifically allows "Dancing" all be it under a regulated lighting law. Can be as corrupt as you can as a politician but still pass a law dictating an allowed measured of light? The madness continues.
Posted in: Cabinet OKs changes to law that bans late-night dancing
CrickyOct. 25, 2014 - 03:43PM JST
Ha ha ha it's not a medieval society. The Goverment stipulate the lights, didn't have lights in 1260. Do not enjoy it to much or they will change the law again in 60 years.
CrickyOct. 25, 2014 - 10:58AM JST
What are they thinking? Make a change promote the sport make money or stay where they are and oooooh I just remembered its Japan and nothing should change.sumimasen, gomenasi.
Posted in: Japan facing ban from international basketball
CrickyOct. 25, 2014 - 10:12AM JST
Volcanoes +Nuclear plant, Earthquake +Nuclear plant, Tsunami +Nuclear plant, lack of preparation +Nuclear plants, corruption +Nuclear plants might just be me but other than a very large cash bonus why the hell would you risk it? Then there is the waist that has to go ......where? Does not seem to make sence at all.
Posted in: Agency warns of increased activity at volcano near nuclear plant
CrickyOct. 24, 2014 - 08:13PM JST
Oh I forgot shares in a company that just broke the economy..
Posted in: Minister hit by bar scandal also under fire for owning TEPCO shares
CrickyOct. 24, 2014 - 08:10PM JST
S&M Whipping, Misused Tax Payer Money's, Tied up women ahhh the LDP at its Best.
CrickyOct. 24, 2014 - 05:19PM JST
He is attending to see a motion........picture something that has alluded him in the past.
Posted in: Film fans
CrickyOct. 24, 2014 - 05:09PM JST
Goodness me, are there any politicians related to past politicians who are not on the take. Are there any politicians who are just doing their job?
Nov. 01, 2014 - 10:43AM JST
This might be a case of "getting what you wish for." Once the carriers are forced…
Posted in: Japan's wireless carriers told to unlock phones from next May
Tak Alfred Oishi
Nov. 01, 2014 - 10:42AM JST
I think I have posted my comment about a month ago. The ability to communicate in…
Posted in: Why does 'Engrish' happen in Japan?
Nov. 01, 2014 - 10:41AM JST
Watch this space!
Posted in: Spacecraft for tourists explodes on test flight in Calif
Nov. 01, 2014 - 10:39AM JST
Real eye opener, Japanese are so fun loving people.
Even with large crowds like that all…
Posted in: Thousands of Halloween revelers descend on Shibuya
Nov. 01, 2014 - 10:38AM JST
Must have been boared!
Posted in: 6 people bitten by wild boar in Tokyo