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Japan Secures Final Passage Of Secrecy Bill - Designed by Kafka & Inspired By Hitler?!!

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Shinzo Abe secured final passage of a bill granting Japan’s govt sweeping powers to declare state secrets. The Bill won final approval of the measures at about 11:20 p.m. Tokyo time after opposition parties first forced a no-confidence vote in Abe’s govt in the lower house. The first rule of the pending Japan’s Special Secrets Bill is that what will be a secret is secret. The right to know has now been officially superseded by the right of the government to make sure you don’t know what they don’t want you to know. It might all seems like a bad joke, except for the Orwellian nature of the bill and a key Cabinet member expressing his admiration for the Nazis, "just as Germany needed a strong man like Hitler to revive defeated Germany, Japan needs people like Abe to dynamically induce change."


Submitted by Subcultureist of Japan's Subculture Research Center blog,

The first rule of the pending Japan’s Special Secrets Bill is that what will be a secret is secret. The second rule is that anyone who leaks a secret and a reporter who writes it up can face up to ten years in jail. The third rule is that there are no rules at to what government agency can declare state secrets and no checks on them to determine they don’t misuse the privilege; even of no longer existent agencies may have the power to declare their information secret. The fourth rule  is that anything pertaining to nuclear energy is of course a state secret so there will not longer be any problem with nuclear power in this country because we won’t know anything about it. And what we don’t know can’t hurt us.

The right to know has now been officially superseded by the right of the government to make sure you don’t know what they don’t want you to know.

Legal experts note that even asking pointed questions about a state secret, whether you know or don’t know it’s a secret, could be treated as “instigating leaks” and the result in an arrest and a possible jail term up to five years. Of course, the trial would be complicated since the judge would not be allowed to know what secret the accused was suspected of trying to obtain.

Ask the wrong question, five years in jail. 

And of course, trials about state secrets, would by the nature of the law, also be secret trials and closed to the public.

At this point in time, no one has really claimed authorship of the secrecy bill. The author is a secret. Kafka would seem the most likely scrivener for this perplexing legislation, if he was still alive, but ruling coalition members acknowledge that another famous white man from the past may have provided the real inspiration for the bill and its implementation.

An Upper House member of the Diet said on background to JSRC,Deputy Prime Minister Aso Taro sort of telegraphed the punches of the administration by expressing his admiration for how the Nazi Party forcefully changed the German constitution this summer.

Obviously, we’re not Nazis in Japan–because we hardly have any Jews, but we are like the defeated post World War I Germany in that we do not have the right to wage war to defend ourselves from our enemies. Just as Germany needed a strong man like Hitler to revive defeated Germany, Japan needs people like Abe to dynamically induce change.”


Whistleblowers and journalist face up to ten years in jail for exposing anything the Japanese government declares "a special secret." And what is a "special secret"--that is also secret.


Whistleblowers and journalist face up to ten years in jail for exposing anything the Japanese government declares “a special secret.” And what is a “special secret”–that is also secret.

In August this year, Aso Taro, who is also the Finance Minister stated at a seminar, “Germany’s Weimar Constitution was changed into the Nazi Constitution before anyone knew. It was changed before anyone else noticed. Why don’t we learn from that method?”

It’s obvious that the Abe administration which pushed this bill into the Diet without public hearings and even the standard deliberations with Japan’s legal establishment has been an apt pupil of their German predecessors. They even attempted to pass the bill in the middle of the night yesterday while most of Japan was sleeping. The administration hasn’t been able to set a fire to the Diet building to justify a harsher crackdown but the LDP Secretary General was kind enough to say that those noisily protesting the bill were committing “terrorist acts.”

The hawkish Prime Minister Abe has publicly stated his ambition to revise Japan’s constitution to rid it of Article 9, which forbids Japan from waging war. Upper house Diet member, Taro Yamamoto and others have publicly stated they believe the current bill is a stepping-stone to recreate a fascist Japan, as it existed prior to the Second World War.

It might all seems like a bad joke, except for the Orwellian nature of the bill being proposed and a key Cabinet member expressing his admiration for the Nazis.


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Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:47 | 4221633 JustObserving
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Fukushima must be much, much worse than we have been led to believe.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:52 | 4221647 Deo vindice
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Japan isn't the first country to do that.

Obamacare was so 'secret' it had to be passed to find out what was in it.

It's pretty secret when the guys writing it don't know what's in there.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:52 | 4221662 The Abstraction...
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They literally draft this stuff while high on amnesiacs.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:00 | 4221696 Ignatius
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Government gets appropriated by private interests.

They pursue their private interests in the name of  "national security" or whatever.


Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:07 | 4221718 dryam
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All countries that align with the U.S. will have to do this at some point.  Each country will be directed to do so when some type of crisis occurs which provides the appropriate cover.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:09 | 4221743 Pladizow
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Japan is America's bitch and is doing what it is told to do!

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:17 | 4221787 dryam
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It's an exercise in futlity to try to cover up the lies associated with the fraudulent fiat debt based fractional reserve currency system, but that's not going to keep them from trying.  It's kind of like Custer's last stand.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:30 | 4221832 hedgeless_horseman
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For the love of God, people, read the history books.


"What no one seemed to notice," said a colleague of mine, a philologist, "was the ever widening gap, after 1933, between the government and the people. Just think how very wide this gap was to begin with, here in Germany. And it became always wider. You know, it doesn’t make people close to their government to be told that this is a people’s government, a true democracy, or to be enrolled in civilian defense, or even to vote. All this has little, really nothing, to do with knowing one is governing.


"What happened here was the gradual habituation of the people, little by little, to being governed by surprise; to receiving decisions deliberated in secret; to believing that the situation was so complicated that the government had to act on information which the people could not understand, or so dangerous that, even if the people could not understand it, it could not be released because of national security. And their sense of identification with Hitler, their trust in him, made it easier to widen this gap and reassured those who would otherwise have worried about it.


"This separation of government from people, this widening of the gap, took place so gradually and so insensibly, each step disguised (perhaps not even intentionally) as a temporary emergency measure or associated with true patriotic allegiance or with real social purposes. And all the crises and reforms (real reforms, too) so occupied the people that they did not see the slow motion underneath, of the whole process of government growing remoter and remoter.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:48 | 4221927 NIHILIST CIPHER

HH    Thanks for this post..........educate them lest we be lost.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:43 | 4222183 rehypothecator
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Godwin's Law!  They lose!  

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 21:02 | 4223335 old naughty
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Thanks HH.

We also needed reminded.

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 20:33 | 4225543 TheRedScourge
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"The first rule of Special Secrets Club is you do not talk about Special Secrets Club."

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:57 | 4221956 zaphod
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How is this different from the US today. Most people have absolutely no idea what the government does, or even care. Fantasy leagues require 100% spare attention.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:48 | 4222201 rehypothecator
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There is a difference between ignorance, and even willful ignorance, on the part of the citizens, vs. a deliberate attempt to conceal facts, actions and intentions of the government.  

Note that America isn't vastly better in this regard.

Also note that the "conspiracy theorists" are those who believe government acts in secret to conceal their acts and intentions.  The sheeple rebuttal to this, of course, is, "but, so many people could never keep quiet."  Well, does ten years in prison have a chilling effect on speaking out?  How about five years for asking questions?  Clearly, conspiracy theorists are ... drawing flak because they're over the target?  

Mon, 12/09/2013 - 10:00 | 4228915 StandardDeviant
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The first paragraph's certainly worth a +1 -- but an automatic -1 for the idiotic "sheeple".  Makes you sound like a self-righteous prat.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 15:38 | 4222417 JR
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“They thought they were free” certainly applies to America’s mobs of low information people supporting the growing tyranny within this nation coming from the Fed., i.e., the international bankers.

How disappointing, however, that you would choose the swastika poster, with all its false implications, for your warning. For the image of Nazi Germany is modern-day Zionism’s special weapon promoting Middle East War, bending US foreign policy to Israeli goals and blocking criticism of the US government when it relates to Jews.

The ADL, for example, with an annual budget of more than $53,000,000 and close working relationships with Congress and US intelligence agencies constantly makes use of Hitler symbols to brand opponents of Communism as anti-Semitic and/or to smear patriots with the “treason” label.

Major Robert H. Williams, (Military Intelligence, Reserve) counter-intelligence and contributor to the Encyclopedia Britannica supplement Ten Eventful Years, prepared a report on “The Anti-Defamation League and Its Use in the World Communist Offensive,” issued January 31, 1947. In it he wrote:

“The ADL campaign…aided by a degree of hysteria created by picturing some fearful invisible force rising to terrorize Jews in the United States…shows pictures of lynchings (although no American Jew has been lynched, to my knowledge. Lynchings of negroes are rare and fortunately growing rarer). The Nazi swastika is repeatedly shown on page after page of literature, the implication being that millions of non-Jewish Americans are transplanted Nazis, or in league with that evil movement. The results are tremendous…”

I agree that people should read history…but they need to read the whole history of the German people just prior and during the war years because the full truth is often overlooked in modern-day summaries. For instance, the German people did not “elect” Hitler…but the American people DID elect Obama.

This point on the German elections has been the fulcrum of misinterpretation and Zionist propaganda for all these years, fueling the charge that Hitler was democratically elected by the people. The details are so important that I am going to provide them here.

And to say that the Nazis were “asked to form a government by President Hindenburg” is a grave misinterpretation of the facts.

According to Jacob G. Hornberger, founder and president of The Future of Freedom Foundation:

The story of how Hitler became a dictator is set forth in The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, by William Shirer, on which [the following] is based.

In the presidential election held on March 13, 1932, there were four candidates: the incumbent, Field Marshall Paul von Hindenburg, Hitler, and two minor candidates, Ernst Thaelmann and Theodore Duesterberg. The results were:

Hindenburg 49.6 percent
Hitler 30.1 percent
Thaelmann 13.2 percent
Duesterberg 6.8 percent

At the risk of belaboring the obvious, almost 70 percent of the German people voted against Hitler, causing his supporter Joseph Goebbels, who would later become Hitler’s minister of propaganda, to lament in his journal, “We’re beaten; terrible outlook. Party circles badly depressed and dejected.”

Since Hindenberg had not received a majority of the vote, however, a runoff election had to be held among the top three vote-getters. On April 19, 1932, the runoff results were:

Hindenburg 53.0 percent
Hitler 36.8 percent
Thaelmann 10.2 percent

Thus, even though Hitler’s vote total had risen, he still had been decisively rejected by the German people.

On June 1, 1932, Hindenberg appointed Franz von Papen as chancellor of Germany, whom Shirer described as an “unexpected and ludicrous figure.” Papen immediately dissolved the Reichstag (the national congress) and called for new elections, the third legislative election in five months.

Hitler and his fellow members of the National Socialist (Nazi) Party, who were determined to bring down the republic and establish dictatorial rule in Germany, did everything they could to create chaos in the streets, including initiating political violence and murder. The situation got so bad that martial law was proclaimed in Berlin. …

Hitler’s rise to power

The July 31, 1932, election produced a major victory for Hitler’s National Socialist Party. The party won 230 seats in the Reichstag, making it Germany’s largest political party, but it still fell short of a majority in the 608-member body.

On the basis of that victory, Hitler demanded that President Hindenburg appoint him chancellor and place him in complete control of the state. Otto von Meissner, who worked for Hindenburg, later testified at Nuremberg,

Hindenburg replied that because of the tense situation he could not in good conscience risk transferring the power of government to a new party such as the National Socialists, which did not command a majority and which was intolerant, noisy and undisciplined.

Political deadlocks in the Reichstag soon brought a new election, this one in November 6, 1932. In that election, the Nazis lost two million votes and 34 seats. Thus, even though the National Socialist Party was still the largest political party, it had clearly lost ground among the voters.

Attempting to remedy the chaos and the deadlocks, Hindenburg fired Papen and appointed an army general named Kurt von Schleicher as the new German chancellor. Unable to secure a majority coalition in the Reichstag, however, Schleicher finally tendered his resignation to Hindenburg, 57 days after he had been appointed.

On January 30, 1933, President Hindenburg appointed Adolf Hitler chancellor of Germany. Although the National Socialists never captured more than 37 percent of the national vote, and even though they still held a minority of cabinet posts and fewer than 50 percent of the seats in the Reichstag, Hitler and the Nazis set out to consolidate their power. With Hitler as chancellor, that proved to be a fairly easy task. …

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 15:43 | 4222436 hedgeless_horseman
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How disappointing, however, that you would choose the swastika poster, with all its false implications, for your warning.

That is the book's cover.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 16:20 | 4222569 JR
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Ny comments are not concerned with the book, hedgeless, but with the book’s cover used here as a poster. I am upset with a Zionist symbol that misdirects, that is used to warn us against a bogus encroaching tyranny in America when that tyranny rather is closely associated with the objectives of Zionism, i.e., communism.

Might I suggest that a better symbol to warn us of the tyranny that is enveloping us would be the Hammer and Sickle as communism has received the support of Zionists and is a more fitting description of the danger we face – particularly with the present government and its leader.

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 21:33 | 4225667 Imminent Crucible
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I learn more from the comments on ZH than the articles.

The important thing is that both of you have provided slices of history that few Americans grasp. We can debate about whether the swastika looks better with a hammer or sickle at the end of each arm; after all, Lenin taught that Communism was the maturation of Socialism, and Hitler's party was National Socialism. But there can be little debate that America is getting farther from its roots and closer to totalitarianism with every passing day.

And I can't seem to get any of the people around me to get very concerned about it.  They're constantly looking at their 4G devices.

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 12:30 | 4327252 Blazed
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It's always the narrative of Hitler and the Nazis making the trouble, not the perpetual Nation wrecking Kosher Bolsheviks, which the Nazis were attempting to defend their people from, after seeing what the Kosher Bolsheviks did in Russia, as well as their Jewish brethren's deleterious power grip in Germany, via finance, media, and political activism. Same ploy nowadays. Does it ever grow old? For a reference, maybe people should read Nobel Laureate Alexsandr Solzhenitsyn's "200 Years Together" and "The Gulag Archipelago"!

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:31 | 4221853 zerozulu
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Let's take a secret out before it becomes illegal and that is, " Japan is doomed for the next 25,000 years."...

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:33 | 4221871 TNTARG
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America has so many bitches. Number 1 pimp.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:45 | 4222194 Crash Overide
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"Japan is America's bitch and is doing what it is told to do!"


"Rockefeller Colony"

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:25 | 4221817 savedbyfreethought
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Looks like they blindfold their victims only because they are too afraid to look them in their eye and kill them. Only cowards would want to enjoy the thrill of killing without having to worry about nightmares.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:29 | 4221843 Buckaroo Banzai
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People forget about Japan's staggeringly monumental war crimes committed between 1935 and 1945 because they got an almost complete pass from war crimes prosecution. No meaningful "Nuremberg trials" for them.

Some say that there was a tremendous amount of gold involved in the deal. Frankly I think that this "Secrets Act" has more to do with gold than radiation... but who knows.

"In 1945, US intelligence officers in Manila discovered that the Japanese had hidden large quantities of gold bullion and other looted treasure in the Philippines. President Truman decided to recover the gold but to keep its riches secret. These, combined with Japanese treasure recovered during the US occupation, and with recovered Nazi loot, would create a worldwide American political action fund to fight communism. This ‘Black Gold’ gave Washington virtually limitless, unaccountable funds, providing an asset base to reinforce the treasuries of America’s allies, to bribe political and military leaders, and to manipulate elections in foreign countries for more than fifty years."

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:40 | 4221888 prains
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....wealth is always stolen, ask Gates et. al

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:08 | 4221747 taketheredpill
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The First Rule of the Secrecy Bill is...there is no such thing as a Secrecy Bill.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:11 | 4221763 Ignatius
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We've always been at war with [redacted]

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:14 | 4221774 Winston Churchill
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If its secret, how come we know about it ?

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:33 | 4222125 ThirdWorldDude
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Sweden has already followed suit... Makes you kinda wonder if there was an intention with planting Mark Brzezinski here.


But one thing's clear: it's gonna get much worse before it starts getting better.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:21 | 4221809 WhyDoesItHurtWh...
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They didn't even bother to sync the words to his lips in the cartoon caption.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:58 | 4221697 knukles
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George Orwell was right, prescient.

This event alongside others passed in other countries worldwide begs the telling of the state to which we have diminshed the human condition. 
That thought and communication are now illegal.

Another indica are the events surrounding the death of Mr Mandella... regardless of anybody's opinion of the man, for it has naught to do with the demise of civil society.

To wit:   Mrs K hit the nail right on the head yesterday.  Moments after it was announced that Mr. Mandela had passed on, God rest his soul, she said: “Oh great, now we get Mandela Month 24/7/365."  Not meant as a comment of the man, but a comment as to the time spent by individuals attempting to wrap themselves in veils of false honor and integrity simply utilizing his death as an opportunistic platform.

And "Natchurlly", Everybody is doing their Dandiest to get a piece of the spot light.  By the Way, how fucking sick is that?  A man dies and everybody alive wants personal accolades? 
What has the world come to?
Surrounded by a Buncha Shameless Sick Fucks.

Well, an even worse display was on a San Francisco radio station.  They were interviewing ex mayor Willie Brown.  Who unashamedly pointed out that San Francisco was the locus of the universe for Mr Mandella’s support in the anti-apartheid effort.  And that Maxine Waters was one of the people most instrumental in said movement.

Now that, I ask you, begot me screaming for a few moments and seriously wondering what fucking planet I was on.  Then I realized I was still here.

This is a terribly sad telling of where we have arrived.  As opposed to commemorating a man’s life, regardless of one's opinion of the man, we line up for personal accolades, his death being a mere excuse. 

Sick and Tragic
Welcome to the New Normal

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:44 | 4221916 el Gallinazo
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Agree with everything except Orwell was prescient, at least in a psychic sense.  He was a member of the Fabian Socialists and privy to their very long term planning.  Same with Huxley.  Huxley was Orwell's French tutor at Eaton.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:47 | 4222203 knukles
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Visions of girls clothes and Twinkies in the rooms.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 16:25 | 4222590 WOAR
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That's no room - it's a basement.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:39 | 4222168 akarc
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"They were interviewing ex mayor Willie Brown.  Who unashamedly pointed out that San Francisco was the locus of the universe for Mr Mandella’s support in the anti-apartheid effort.  And that Maxine Waters was one of the people most instrumental in said movement."

"As opposed to commemorating a man’s life, regardless of one's opinion of the man, we line up for personal accolades, his death being a mere excuse. "

And in so doing cheapen anything they touch. A plauge of parasites growing at such speed it will have no choice but to cannabalize itself until their is nothing left.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:52 | 4221649 insanelysane
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Exactly and of all the cultures of the world the Japanese are the most sheeplike.  The US used to be the most un-sheeplike but 200 years of being on top has made most complacent as well.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:56 | 4221957 Bastiat
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"the Japanese are the most sheeplike."

A few centuries of military dictatorship, brutally enforced, will do that.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:52 | 4221664 Sudden Debt
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I think you're right about that.
This weekend I was eating wok at a chinese restaurant and I took some shrimps.... suddenly I was thinking... what if they come from over there?
And I just couldn't eat them anymore.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:12 | 4221759 Dr. Venkman
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Wok with Cesi-Yan

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:54 | 4221667 Stoploss
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Will we be Re-Nuking Japan???



Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:17 | 4221788 Manthong
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The question is really "How much are they nuking us?".

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 15:09 | 4222277 0b1knob
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They have already nuked themselves.   It would be redundant at this point.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:54 | 4221674 thunderchief
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I will never eat a thing from Japan again.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:01 | 4221708 Xibalba
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If it swims in the Pacific, it's 'from Japan'


Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:34 | 4221867 Super Broccoli
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you mean the entire baywatch set was japanese ? damn, i knew Pam's boobs were wrong !

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:06 | 4221728 phoolish
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Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:31 | 4221858 Straw Dog
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With legislation like the above, we should be boycoting ALL Japanese goods as a protest.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:05 | 4221723 phoolish
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Only a phool would believe phukushima isn't a complete catatrophe.


Good thing it's in cold shutdown.


Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:14 | 4221775 indygo55
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The first rule of Fight Club is ,,,,,

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:24 | 4221819 Tenshin Headache
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Sadly, that was my first thought as well. They have to control the information if they are to control the situation should things go very wrong.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:29 | 4221840 TNTARG
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Things are actually going very wrong.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:36 | 4221876 Super Broccoli
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oh you better not be in japan coz i'm pretty sure you're not allow to say that !

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 16:10 | 4222536 TNTARG
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Lucky me, I'm in the opposite side of the GLobe facing the South Atlantic.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:26 | 4221829 prains
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....coming soon to encroaching dictatorships everywhere, Slavery is Freedom!

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 21:28 | 4225661 Tompooz
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or if it isn't Fukushima, what other unspeakable secrets are they hiding??

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:48 | 4221638 So Close
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All your secrets are bewong to us!


Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:50 | 4221639 thewayitis
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  Copycats......If we can do it. They can do it.



Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:01 | 4221705 Bunga Bunga
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36,000 US troops in Japan. They must have gotten the green light.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:49 | 4221642 Sudden Debt
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jeez.... that's... so... Americana...

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:52 | 4221655 The Abstraction...
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Hitler was, at least, popular; Abe is more like a Gilbert and Sullivan creation.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:51 | 4221657 NIHILIST CIPHER

As I have posted in the past here on ZH, Nazis are still in power, they were not wiped out after WWII. They have been in power for a very, very long time. Japan is no different.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:05 | 4221973 Trampy
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Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:22 | 4221974 Trampy
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As I have posted in the past here on ZH, Nazis are still in power, they were not wiped out after WWII. They have been in power for a very, very long time. Japan is no different.

Nazis, shmazis.  The people in power are the ones who make sure you don't know their names.  It seems plausible that the last true autocrat was Genghis Khan, with the others since just puppets. 

It's very hard to know the "truth" because the dominant history texts are written by people overtly on the payroll of CIA, State Dept, Council on Foreign Relations, Rockefeller Foundation, etc. etc.  I mean, come on, why would any honest history professor allow their students to cite the CIA Factbook for "facts"?  Pretty much everyone here has been brainwashed as was their parents and their grandparents.

See Harry Elmer Barnes on Historical Revisionism.  And good luck finding it, because it's been almost totally suppressed by smearing him as a Holocaust Denier because a small group of honest historians wanted to examine the true reasons for what they sarcastically called our Second Crusade, as was done very thoroughly and acceptably from 1918 on for what they called our First Crusade.

Anyone who questions the mindless zombie herd is shunned, fired from their job, and sometimes jailed, with murder beng recently added to that list of "sanctions" by our Peace Prize-winning serial killer now competing with Joe Stalin in Kill the Man, Kill the Problem.

And Barnes, by the way, had earlier served with distinction as president of the American Historical Society and was the author of a best-selling university History of Western Civilization textbook published in 1935, which was just two years before Barnes says that our historians entered a Deep Sleep that clearly endures to today.  Back then they called their quest for truth historical revisionism, but that quaint term has been replaced by the more catchy and contempo conspiracy theory.

Same As It Ever Was.  Hegel got it right in saying the the only thing we learn from history is that it's ignored.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 19:27 | 4223101 NIHILIST CIPHER

trampy        Agreed with most of your post  and I have also posted the info in your second paragraph in the past. The OBN still have minions at work on revisionist history daily, agreed. To dismiss Nazi power in the world today is shortsighted. 

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:57 | 4221683 FieldingMellish
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Please, do not worry.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:57 | 4221686 Yen Cross
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    I hope this just hastens Japans demise. When you have to deny, lie to and decieve your own people the end is neigh...Let the Chinese sort them out!

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:57 | 4221687 Colonel Klink
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Looks like I need to add "all things Japanese" to my list of boycotted items.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:13 | 4221766 overmedicatedun...
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Abe, apeing obuma, who just writes executive orders which are controlling all the info put out by the MSM, much like our BLS everything in our news is now .gov approved, even fox, which has had a major shift to the left over the last 6 years.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 17:27 | 4222815 Escapedgoat
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ME  too , I will opt for natural life no gadgets no cars. And have to learn how to be self sufficient from scratch. Oh WTF.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:58 | 4221694 Doubleth1nker
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And of course history also teaches what came after Hitler introduced "dynamic change".  Global war, millions dead, and Germany lay in utter ruins. 

To aspire to the Nazis, I can think of no better litmus test for mental illness.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:59 | 4221698 thunderchief
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Hey Japanese, have you heard of a website called

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:38 | 4221884 Colonel Klink
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It's Wikireaks!

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:44 | 4221903 kralizec
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Flucking wookies!

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:46 | 4221923 Colonel Klink
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So Michelle is going over to visit?  Hope they give her the full inside tour of Fukyoushima!

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:59 | 4221703 Winston Smith 2009
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The Titanikiso - "This island is unsinkable and, besides, we have enough lifeboats for everyone and if you tell anyone otherwise, we'll put you in prison." 

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 21:19 | 4223378 StychoKiller
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"Winston, how many fingers am I holding up?"

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:00 | 4221707 Kaiser Sousa
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"The west exploited most of east Asia, yet countries like Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, etc are peaceful and wealthy..."

Moron here on Zh 12/5/2013

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:03 | 4221719 pragmatic hobo
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its their version of patriot act ... either you are a patriot or you are an enemy combatant.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:03 | 4221721 iLiquid
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The first rule of Secrecy Law is that you don't talk about Secrecy Law!

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:05 | 4221727 Yen Cross
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   I'm going to laugh when no one shows up for the Olympics in 2016... You come see Japanese olympic ghost village round eye.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:38 | 4221882 prains
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....they'll be 4 years early LOL! 2020

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:39 | 4221886 Yen Cross
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  I haven't even started drinking yet! Silly me... Thanks for the correction Prains.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:51 | 4221938 Colonel Klink
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Yen cross, how prescient!  Eventually the Yen will be on the cross, or under it.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 20:24 | 4223234 Angus McHugepenis
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Yen: It's okay... I always start drinking early and my double vision has corrected your post in my eyes...


Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:11 | 4221761 GreatUncle
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This week they attempted remove the remaining fuel rods "they ain't there". So needed this legislation fast so nobody can talk about a nuclear reactor with no nuclear reactor left.

And for next week Abe's law will be brought into the USA to cover why there is only a vaccum where there should be German gold.

And in the UK, recently parliament declared it had one brain cell and are currently instigating Abe's law here to disguise the fact the single important brain cell never existed.

The new normal gets more like the X-files every day.


Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:24 | 4221825 TNTARG
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Isn't it ironic that they all celebrate Mandela today? We The People should trial this bunch of serial killers and pathological liers.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:15 | 4221784 youngman
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Does this mean the attack on Pearl Harbor is close again....tomorrow I think...round two

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:20 | 4221802 mfavorit
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"We have to pass this legislation to find out what's in it"

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:22 | 4222075 akarc
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Deja Vu

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 16:01 | 4222508 Joebloinvestor
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Problem is, if you ask, they throw you in jail.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:20 | 4221803 Joebloinvestor
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They make it a crime when denial won't work.

Watch what happens when they start throwing scientists and health officials in jail for exposing the LIES about the radiation poisoning.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:32 | 4221861 el Gallinazo
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That's the fundamental of the rush for this bill - Fuckyoushima.  The Japanese people are about to start dying like fleas in a sheep dip.  A major step in the NWO plan for global depopulation and Agenda 21.  How can we watch what happens when all the reporters are in jail?  Time to give up our guns to Oabama and surrender to the FEMA camps. /sarc

The first major country where night begins on the earth is Japan.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 15:11 | 4222279 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Land of the Setting Sun

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 21:23 | 4223385 StychoKiller
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Time to get yer "Blobbing-up" on...

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:36 | 4221821 michael_engineer
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Just as austerity is making the rounds, and bail outs and bail ins are making the rounds, it makes you wonder if this will make the rounds too.  And from what I've seen, the kind of things that ZH butters it bread with all day long, though informational, intellectual, and amusing, would pretty much land square in the sights of these measures.

I just hope they don't pass a no jokes allowed law but they might.  Satires like the Onion, Daily Show, Colbert, etc do hit close to home often on hot button topics, and I'm sure some in the 0.1 percent get pissed.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:27 | 4221835 Super Broccoli
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can we talk about the law or is it secret ?

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:09 | 4222015 Mi Naem
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You can talk about any law you want to, except secret laws which you cannot know about.  If you ask questions about secret laws or anything that sounds like that, you are a terrorist. 

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:30 | 4221846 Colonel Klink
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I've heard the secrecy bill was authored by Sum Ting Wong.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:30 | 4221852 cherry picker
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The beginning of the end my friends.  History catching up to the future again.

We assume that humanity and the evils and good associated with living have changed?

Not in the least.

It is more dangerous today as the wolves are disguised in respectability as rams and the sheep are grazing thinking the ram is not a wolf but there to protect them.

In the end, it is the lie which is the most dangerous to us all and we are living in a big lie right now.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:33 | 4221859 BadDog
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And people are scared of China.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:49 | 4221931 zerozulu
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It sinks my heart to think soon people will be moving to China for freedom.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 16:45 | 4222685 Toolshed
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People should be scared of China. They don't view nuclear weapons as a deterrent............they view them as a tool.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:34 | 4221868 Toolshed
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This is just another step towards "the war to end all wars", which is now unavoidable.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:44 | 4221914 Colonel Klink
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Oddly enough the war to end all wars didn't end war.  Ironic isn't it?

Same as it evAr was!

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 16:45 | 4222675 Toolshed
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The war you are referring to was obviously misnamed. The upcoming one may not be. On the other hand, humans will eat anything and breed incessantly, so we may be near impossible to eradicate completely, short of a large asteroid strike, or Fukushima. Unfortunate for this lovely planet.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 18:58 | 4223036 Colonel Klink
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I'm prepared, I've got a full supply of sticks and stones bitchez!

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:39 | 4221892 shutupnsing
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The whole wide world is suffering a terrible bout of GOVERNMENT!

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:42 | 4221901 Milestones
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In my wildest dreams (nightmares) did I ever think I would get to to "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad World" from a front row seat.           Milestones

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:51 | 4221944 Milestones
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One too many TO's and a no "see".            Milestones

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:44 | 4221902 AurorusBorealus
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To paraphrase Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon and His Majesty´s Foreign Secretary in 1914, "One by one the lamps are going out all over the world, and we shall never see them lit again in our lifetimes."

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:43 | 4221908 TNTARG
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Nippon Patriot Act?

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:45 | 4221909 Element
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As for 'pacifist' constitutions, just observe how much the US observes its constitution and how the judges play-ball. Reality is if Japan's territory or forces are attacked, as with every other UN member state, it has the right to fight it out (I sometimes wonder if even 0.1% of all the people in China realise this would be the result).

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:45 | 4221910 MrTouchdown
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Emperor Abe!


Never give a Japanese man an excuse to kill himself. He'll take it at the drop of a hat.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:59 | 4221968 Joebloinvestor
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Stop and think what would have happened to the journalists in Japan if this would have been in place when OLYMPUS blew up?

Or exposing the TEPCO LIES?

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:01 | 4221977 Bastiat
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I wonder if sarcastic questions are a crime too?  Or political satire?

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:18 | 4222044 akarc
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Thats secret

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:11 | 4221984 Mi Naem
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This looks rearry, rearry bad. It seems designed, in part, to shut people up about Fukushima and impending war plans.  The Land of the Setting Sun? 

I will be quite surprised if, here in the US, we don't see a false flag to garner popular support for a similar kind of legislative package.  Make the Patriot Act look like the First Amendment by comparison. 

Stack ammo. 

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:15 | 4222042 akarc
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"Stack ammo"

Can't run from a drone very well weighed down by a stack of ammo.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:13 | 4222021 americanspirit
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This legislation preceeds Japan developing an active nuclear arsenal. They have had all the components of a nuclear force ready for final assembly for years, but this means that they are now going to do the final assembly and mounting ready-to-go warheads on missiles and aircraft. My guess is that they told Smilin' Joe this a few days ago.

Japan is getting ready to go to war with China and intends to not be caught unprepared when they see Chinese missiles rising above the Western horizon. Or perhaps they are planning a first strike. Want to bet against the idea that they are also stationing nuclear-tipped missiles on Taiwan? And since both Japan and Taiwan have US aircraft capable of carrying both nuclear bombs and nuclear cruise missiles, my guess is that it won't be long before the action begins.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:17 | 4222041 Mi Naem
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"My guess is that they told Smilin' Joe this a few days ago."

Cool -


"Want to bet against the idea that they are also stationing nuclear-tipped missiles on Taiwan? "

I'm not sure about the Chinese, but the Sovi -er- Russians would pick that up immediately, during the process. 

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:22 | 4222066 americanspirit
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Interesting development here - within minutes of posting the above comment a screen from Microsoft Security Essentials popped up telling me that a suspicious file had appeared on my computer and requesting that I send it to Microsoft for analysis. When I clicked on 'details' before sending - guess what the file was? It was my comment above. Hmmmm.

"Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean you're not being followed" H. L. Mencken

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 21:28 | 4223395 StychoKiller
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Findeth thee a Linux distro and install it!

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:20 | 4222063 akarc
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And just think, we gave them our jobs before we gave them to China.  Made in America?

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:31 | 4222117 Peter Pan
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I m confused. Do they declare what constitutes a secret before or after?
Either way you know they are hiding something.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:42 | 4222172 rehypothecator
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Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:55 | 4222234 Anonymouse
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The first rule of Fight Club is you do not talk about Fight Club. The second rule of Fight Club is you DO NOT talk about Fight Club

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:57 | 4222238 rsnoble
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As things get worse gov'ts are forced into more drastic actions to keep control.  Unless they make things worse on purpose to do such.  Can't be trusted either way. Fuck the NSA.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 15:53 | 4222472 ImpotentRage
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Of course Japan needs to go to war, it only makes sense. It's the only way out of their economic mess at this point.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 20:07 | 4223193 dadichris
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Of course Japan every major economy needs to go to war, it only makes sense. It's the only way out of their economic mess at this point.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 16:01 | 4222504 Pancho Villa
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"Pssst... The emperor has no clothes. But don't tell anyone you heard it from me."

And the government of Japan is broke.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 21:28 | 4223397 StychoKiller
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So, no purple velvet capes with ermine trim, then?

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 16:00 | 4222506 Joe A
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Hitler revived a defeated Germany alright. So that it could be defeated big time next time around.

Although some might argue that Germany won WWII in October 1989 after all.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 16:20 | 4222566 virgilcaine
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Where's our Sr. statesman John Kerry? Still Kissing Iranaian butt?

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 16:44 | 4222678 Kiwi Pete
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They can try any secret breakers in your secret FISA courts to save money on building their own.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 18:52 | 4223020 FreeNewEnergy
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If you like your state secrets, you can keep your... wait a minute... keep your mouth shut. Period.

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 12:36 | 4224472 learning2
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Mandela did much more time...Such a role model!

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 08:53 | 4226418 Joenobody12
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A similar bill was passed in Japan prior to WWII. Japan is up to no good this time around. China should just act decisively now and nuke the place flat , once and for all before the snake rears its ugly head.

Tue, 12/10/2013 - 19:24 | 4234150 Sam Spade
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Remember the Boston Consulting Group report posted here a couple of years ago (Back to Mesopotamia), in which the authors suggest a one-time wealth tax to fix the debt problems of the US and Europe?  I never understood how Congress could ever pass something like that, unless they were somehow able to pass emergency measures in secret.  Perhaps the Japanese are considering a one-time wealth tax of their own to "fix" their debt problem.

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