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LDP renews push to revise constitution

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By MARI YAMAGUCHI

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By the time the LDP changes the constitution is changed (they've been trying for more than 6 years) we might all be vaccinated.

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Never let a good crisis go to waste!

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Defiantly do not trust the LDP, certainly any changes will mirror their warped sense of reality. It’s not just Article 9 they want to change, but a legal reduction in people’s rights to make their rule easier. More profitable.

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Japan's governing party is renewing its push for its long-cherished goal of revising the country's pacifist constitution, saying effective anti-coronavirus measures such as lockdowns aren't possible without an emergency clause in the charter providing enforcement and the limiting of private rights.

seriously? that's their latest excuse?

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 effective anti-coronavirus measures such as lockdowns aren't possible without an emergency clause in the charter providing enforcement and the limiting of private rights.

BS there is a quarantine law .

Quarantine Act (japaneselawtranslation.go.jp)

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Glad to see that the government has their priorities in order. It's not like there's anything else going on at the moment.

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They already have the clout to squash any talk about a two page advertisement and they want more power?

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Maybe, just maybe, the LDP should focus on the current pandemic and the economy. Maybe, just maybe, the LDP 'thinks' it is a opportunity to slip thru a constitutional change while a disease burns thru the population.

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Seriously, what do these guys do all day in the office? They should make a tv show, follow a few of these guys around all day. See what they actually do. (Pending, it’s not staged for the camera.). That may be the highest rated comedy of all time!

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LDP is not a governing party. LDP is a Ruling Party. The LDP pays no heed to 'the will of the people' or the intent of democracy.

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Counting down the days before Botchan is miraculously cured of whatever he was supposed to have suffered from and appears on stage again as soon as the pandemic is over.

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unbelievable they’re pushing the nationalist bent still, while saying they have no power to change things and legislate a hard lockdown. Cowards.

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From behind the curtain of power - Abe's long shadow.

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