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LDP presents case for amending constitution in Diet debate

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There is nothing wrong to change laws, but it has to change for better, not worse.

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There is nothing wrong to change laws, but it has to change for better, not worse.

So do you think the CPP changing the law to make Xi president for life, without any say by the people, was a change for the better, or the worse?

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Ex war criminal states must not and should not be allowed to return to that dark time. Period.

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Eisuke Mori, head of the cross-party group and an LDP member, said Germany has revised its constitution, or "Basic Law," 63 times -- including this year -- since World War II.

It's more than law revision, ask any German person you could get good answer if you asked about World War II. Ask any Japanese about World War II, only some of them can answer it other are clueless.

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sakurasukiToday  09:10 am JST

Eisuke Mori, head of the cross-party group and an LDP member, said Germany has revised its constitution, or "Basic Law," 63 times -- including this year -- since World War II.

It's more than law revision, ask any German person you could get good answer if you asked about World War II. Ask any Japanese about World War II, only some of them can answer it other are clueless.

The ones who are clueless are those who think that Germany is a problemless angel that Japan should aspire to emulate.

https://www.dw.com/en/germany-dresden-declares-nazi-emergency/a-51085539

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Mark my words, first the Abe government and its shadow cabinet, the Nippon Kaigi will first try to change Article 9 , but one look at the LDP homepage manifesto shows they have a whole slew of revisions they want to acheive to drag the Japanese people back to to the Meiji period:

Changing Article 97 (fundamental human rights guaranteed by the Constitution are for all time inviolate) to an imposed set of "duties" - change to: "The people must respect the national flag, national anthem, and this Constitution."

Eliminating a constitutional provision forbidding the appropriation of public funds - change to: "for the use, benefit or maintenance of any religious institution or association."

Freedom of speech would be curtailed: - "engaging in activities with the purpose of damaging public interest or public order, or associating with others for such purposes, shall not be recognized."

Allow the prime minister's cabinet to inact law without the Diet: "The Cabinet may enact cabinet orders having the same effect as laws," and all persons must comply with the directives of national or other public institutions.")

And the list goes on...

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There isn't enough two thirds support or national referendum. Going nowhere.

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