If Abe, LDP and Komeito really respect the principle and spririt of democracy and the want to heed the voices of the Japanese people whom they have sworn to serve, they would have held a national referendum on the vitiation of Article 9 of the Constitution, as any responsible government of a 'democratic nation' would have done. After all, it is the first major amendment of the Consituion in 70 years. But instead, these dirty poltical crooks chose the easy but unconstituional way of ramming the vitiation through the Diet where they held majority votes, despite nationwide protests and condemnation by the Japanese people. This is 'democracy' in Japan!
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Japan's bullying tradition has become the fertile breeding ground for jihadis volunteers!
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Stealing camera from journalist? Did he really need that camera do badly?
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These doctors are probably all avid Japanese AV fans. They want to make sure the AVs that they are going to buy are all 'neat and tidy' in 'ship-shape', and, whenever possible, 'beautiful and gorgeous' through collagen and enhancement procedures, while reaping windfall gains. What a way to kill two 'birds' with one stone!
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'As Japan and Bangladesh compete for a non-permanent U.N. Security Council seat for the 2015-2016 term, Abe and Hasina will discuss how to defuse any dispute, local media reports said.' 'Japan is ready to provide patrol boats to help Sri Lanka bolster its maritime guard, according to the reports.'
UN Security Council seat vote buying and military weapons sales are what this visit is all about. But can't Abe just leave it to his foreign secretary, rather than doing by himself. Is he a better diplomat?
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'He was handed a suitcase by two African associates in Guangzhou, in southern China, and was asked to give it to the wife of one of them in Tokyo, according to the reports.' A 70 years old politician still fell for it? I won't fall for his story that's for sure.
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'After crew members restrained him in his seat, “Okamoto apologized for his actions by repeatedly saying ‘I’m sorry’ and bowed down on his knees and placed his head on the floor,” the complaint said.' Why he had to disgrace his country after he had disgraced himself already?
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You have said it already - the toughest questions remain unanswered! But if Abe could answer them, he wouldn't had to step down in 2007 in the first place. Unfortunately, the Japanese people have been tricked into believing he has transformed into another person, an economic genius. It's the same old corrupt bullshit Abe and LDP, no more, no less.
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Actually, what Abe intends to play here if dodge ball, rather baseball. He is out of his depth and wit a long time ago to come with a third whisker (not arrow). So he simply dodges.
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Read the report carefully. They just want your body and labour, not your residency. You are only allowed to stay until your usefulness to the Japanese society runs out. You will not be allowed to become a permanent resident, not to mention a Japanese national. It simple terms, they want to cream you off and kick you out when you turn sour! Very smart strategy for the japanese. But will there be enough stupid foreigners to take up the bait and are willing to sacrifice/waste their youth and time just for the good of Japan, and be willing to be escorted out of japan when their talents dried up or no longer required? Just look at Singaore now you will know the problem as well as solution is not that simple.
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