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MidnitefalconDec. 22, 2012 - 01:05PM JST
I realize the man shouldn't have taken that 10 yen from the temple, but 20 months in jail a bit excessive. Community service would have been a better option. But i guess, they wanted to make an example of someone, so that nobody else would dare do it.
Posted in: Man jailed for a year over 10 yen theft at temple
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Because they no longer need to, which is…
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"Stimulus"?! It's not "stimulus" anymore.
Japan's corporates are already sitting on 3 trillion bucks in cash.…
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This kind of desperation happens after labor unions are sapped of their power. Give back bargaining…
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The system has no problem putting people in jail for relatively minor crimes - drug possession,…
Posted in: Grand jury decides not to indict police officer in Ferguson shooting
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S. Korea is going back to days of the President's father. The U.S. always reports on…
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