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Police probe possible suicide of finance official amid cronyism scandal

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Corrupt to the core is the LDP.

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Probably comes very handy for some bigwigs and highranking crooks, they just have to be fast enough with their -lets pin everything- on the poor dead soul.

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Telling his side, his story would definatly be preferrable to death. But this! Jail time was just too much for him I guess. It's very sad. Do not get involved with the LDP.

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He hung himself with a rope and left a note. The possibility of suicide is quite high.

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Ladies and gentlemen, we have our scapegoat!

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the ring is closing in on the Abes. Lets hope they don't take the easy way out

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Well, let's hope the opposition uses this suicide in a positive way to keep the issue at the forefront. The man is dead, after all, due to this scandal; others involved should not get off like they have so far, either. Bringing up Abe and Aso's names in the same sentences as this man's death often might have the effect of hitting the point home a little harder in an otherwise pretty indifferent crowd.

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Found on the end of a rope, with a note. And "possibly" suicide so murder is not ruled out yet? The mirkey waters of land sales just got darker. This sarga is getting ridiculous. School owners in jail for 9 months, no court ? Beauracract involved dead. Paperwork altered, destroyed. Blacked out? Starting to look like there might be something to hide.

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ldp = institutional corruption, been saying this for decades!

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Out of curiosity, how many of those commenting about the LDP are voters and voters who vote against the LDP?

I vote JCP, the one party that self-finances and is not on the take from vested interests.

I would like to assume that everyone here who is anti-LDP is putting their vote where their mouth is. Otherwise, your anti-LDP comments have about as much meaning as me (a Japanese citizen) slamming the US Republican Party or the British Tories.

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bullfighterToday 06:15 am JST

Out of curiosity, how many of those commenting about the LDP are voters and voters who vote against the LDP?

Not me, but where I live giving up my own nationality to get a vote would do no good whatsoever. This area will be an LDP stronghold until after Japan has been swallowed up by the ocean.

I vote JCP, the one party that self-finances and is not on the take from vested interests.

Extremely commendable, but the next bit:

I would like to assume that everyone here who is anti-LDP is putting their vote where their mouth is.

Sorry, that just sounds self-righteous.

Otherwise, your anti-LDP comments have about as much meaning as me (a Japanese citizen) ...

Did you naturalise? Are we all supposed to applaud the bit in parentheses and hold our heads in shame for not all being so public-spirited?

...slamming the US Republican Party or the British Tories.

So? Go ahead and slam the Republicans and the Tories, or the Democrats or Labour. I for one won't have anything disparaging to say about you exercising your right to express whatever views you like.

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