Weekly Roundup #2
- Obama exempts Japan from Iran Sanctions Law. But just when the shousha started the banzai wave, Chief Cabinet Secretary Osamu Fujimura rains on the parade!
- Osaka mayor, Toru Hashimoto, has opened a school for aspiring politicians… If, like me, you’ve been watching Hashimoto’s career develop since his time on 行列のできる法律相談所, you’ll know that this is one of the signs of the impending apocalypse…
- An assistant police inspector from Yamanashi put his uniform up for auction online. First, I’m guessing (hoping) it wasn’t one like the one to the right; second, there isn’t much else to do in Yamanashi, so let’s take it easy on him; and third, if I was associated with an organisation like this, I’d probably do the same…
- The Nichibenren argue that lay judge death sentences should be unanimous … I agree, but there isn’t a great deal of political appetite to go to the mat on that point.
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