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marcelitoJun. 25, 2016 - 03:32PM JST
This is all so very " regrettable " indeed.
But in the end it makes no difference as the lemmings here can be relied on to deliver a resounding LDP majority victory come election time. Shinzo can sleep soundly.
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marcelitoJun. 25, 2016 - 03:25PM JST
"This is a very common thing in Japan. They really need to make the penalties more severe to stop this kind of sick and perverted behaviour.*
You are absolutely right.
But I guess this being Japan the hierarchy will just bow, mumble something about an apology and taking steps to ensure it will not happen again and at most eventually set up some discussion panel to talk over the issue and come up with some half baked suggestions that will be promptly ignored and put away at the bottom of some drawer.
TIJ, we all know how it works here.
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marcelitoJun. 24, 2016 - 07:42AM JST
I,m sure flats are.much better healthcare but damn, there is nothing series than a woman in high heels who knows how to walk in them. Just look at the other article on JT today about Dr.X :)
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marcelitoJun. 24, 2016 - 07:32AM JST
I have obviously been going to the wrong hospital, damn..
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marcelitoJun. 22, 2016 - 08:49PM JST
TigersTokyoDome - " some gloriously idiotic comments already"
Naturally, not all of us simpletons posting on JT have the superior intellect and strategic insights that some neo-con posters on here posses, however most people with half a brain have by now figured out that NK uses their missile launches and N - tests to strengthen their negotiating position in order try and squeeze more aid and easing of sanctions from the international community. Kim and the regime are not suicidal and no way would they launch a strike against Japan and invite their own annihilation. It however is extremely convenient for the right wing to use this " threat" card for political ends whenever needed. Then again, some of the " smarter" posters on here probably still believe Sadam had WMD,s with which he intended to strike the west, didn't he?
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marcelitoJun. 22, 2016 - 03:55PM JST
" Abe pledges to boost economy " - Where is that bedrock drilling third arrow hiding Shinzo?
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marcelitoJun. 22, 2016 - 03:48PM JST
Of course, the election time is almost here so the NK " threat " is intensifying. Everyone please focus on all the external " threats " over the next couple of weeks and forget about all the J- domestic problems.
Btw, please don't forget to vote for LDP because only we can keep you safe from all the scary outside " bogeymen " threatening Japan. Sincerely, Shinzo.
marcelitoJun. 22, 2016 - 08:45AM JST
Borscht - spot on.
Is he just replaying the recordings he used in the past two elections? What has his specially appointed minister for North Korean issues achieved in the past 4 years...?
J-election = NK missile test and abductees get rolled out to divert attention from domestic issues. Does anyone really still fall for this.
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marcelitoJun. 21, 2016 - 07:09PM JST
Katsu78 - I,m proposing that around J-election time any North Korean " threat " gets regularly blown out of proportion in J- media - ( which the LDP definately can and does influence).
That much is blindingly obvious to all but the staunchest LDP die hard fans.
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marcelitoJun. 21, 2016 - 05:27PM JST
@Sense - precisely.... Like clockwork.
As the election nears LDP rolls out the North Korean bogeyman...wait for the pics of Patriot missile battery in Tokyo being deployed followed by the media stories about the NK abductees in a couple of days. Possibly followed by the Chinese and Russian military intrusion threats. That is unless the yen weakens, stockmarket picks up and Abe gets some unlikely good economic figures in the next few weeks. Completely predictable. Anything to get the focus away from the failings of Abenomics and LDP backed Matsuzoe, s scandal. Politics 101.
marcelitoJun. 20, 2016 - 04:19PM JST
Another website mentioned the 2 were hired and stationed in April 2014, so they were 18 years old when they became cops.
How long is the is the training / police school here in Japan, anyone know?
18 seems a bit young to " on the beat.
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marcelitoJun. 19, 2016 - 06:09PM JST
What planet do you live on Yuri?
Russia has shown long enough they don't give a toss about peace treaty with Japan. As pointed out by others it's only certain Japanese that keep on going about a peace treaty being some kind of trump card when it's obviously worth next to zilch to the Russians. Japan has almost no cards to play in this game..Russia sets the tone on this one, period.
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marcelitoJun. 17, 2016 - 04:12PM JST
The TEPCO mafia just doesn't let up, do they...now a report by " a team of 3 lawyers appointed by TEPCO itself finds TEPCO blameless and tries to pin it on PM,s office ( geez any echoes of Matsuzoe appointing his own lawyers to fund himself blameless too). How can any entity or individual being investigated appoint their own investigators beggars belief .
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marcelitoJun. 17, 2016 - 11:05AM JST
Probably the only thing untouched by bribe /money scandals in the whole of LDP headquarters.
If this puppet ran in the summer election it would deserve to win more than the other puppets currently in the race.
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marcelitoJun. 15, 2016 - 02:45PM JST
" the way he dumped his wife and disabled child and reneged on his promise to financially support them"
Didn't.know about that one..that is the lowest of the low , he has a disabled child and didn't pay support on his salary as a politician and governor while dipping in the pot as.much as he could?
What a leech.
marcelitoJun. 15, 2016 - 01:51PM JST
Now if only the other 99% of corrupt senior LDP oyajis were pursued with the same zeal by the media as Matsuzoe there might be some hope on the horizon...oh well, who am I kidding?
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marcelitoJun. 15, 2016 - 08:03AM JST
Disillusioned - indeed, but what else could public expect when.he could choose himself the lawyers to do the investigation. Ridiculous.
Btw, another unbelievable farce is Amari being.let.off scotch free. TIJ.
marcelitoJun. 14, 2016 - 10:36AM JST
Wtf.. What a joke...the judges should be relieved of duty for this joke of a sentence and the system here needs some serious reform to day the least..ffs.
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marcelitoJun. 11, 2016 - 09:19PM JST
" Tokyo will firmly maintain its fiscal reform goal through 2020 "
Huh...so please enlighten us Taro, how exactly are you gonna achieve that magic goal?
Then again, "maintaining a goal " doesn't mean actually achieving it in J-politician speak I guess.
In any case Abe, Aso and the rest of the current clowns will be conveniently abandoning the ship by 2019 when Abe,s LDP leadership term expires so they will just kick the can down the road again.
marcelitoJun. 11, 2016 - 01:47PM JST
Good on him !.
Hatsuhika for PM !!
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Jun. 25, 2016 - 05:39PM JST
So, what's the point?
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Jun. 25, 2016 - 05:32PM JST
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Jun. 25, 2016 - 05:27PM JST
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Jun. 25, 2016 - 05:22PM JST
Are the Leave Lemmings still in free fall?
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