Skip to comments.Japan PM Fukuda resigns over deadlock
Posted on 09/01/2008 6:04:12 AM PDT by mazack
TOKYO, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Unpopular Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda said on Monday that he had decided to resign in an effort to break a political deadlock.
Fukuda has been struggling to cope with a divided parliament where the opposition parties control the upper house and can delay legislation.
"If we are to prioritise the people's livelihoods, there cannot be a political vacuum from political bargaining, or a lapse in policies. We need a new team to carry out policies," Fukuda said.
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Fukuda. What a name for a politician.
Bring back Koizumi.
Was this the same Yasuo Fukuda who was teaching at the old Washington D.C. Judo Club on Florida Avenue in the early 1960s while attending grad school at G.W.?
According to Wikipedia, Fukuda attended Waseda University.
Waseda is THE university Japan IIRC.
Not Sophia ?
From what I understand, Keio University, Tokyo University, Sophia University, and Waseda University are among the top schools. Most people would probably rate Tokyo University or Keio University at the top.
Lived there as a kid in the 1950s/60s.
How serious is it?
This is not where the USA would like to see Japan.
But such is democracy.
Japanese liberals do not understand history ( They have not been taught it.), nor do they understand that as we speak, they cause conditions of weakness sure to lead to war with China eventually.
Note the recent registration laws where all foreigners in Japan have had to be ID'd AND finger printed. The Liberals represent fascism to come in Japan, just like they do here in the USA ( Jonah Goldberg's Book: Liberal Fascism).
Political change is on the move in Japan.
Soon it will become a land of hugz, with Hello Kitty stuffed toys wedged into the guns of its defence forces.And that means death, horrible death at the hands of Japans enemy: China.China means to take over Japan. Lock stock and barrel.
And the Japanese liberals finger each other and pretend the outside world does not exist, nor will they understand that loyalty to one's nation does not mean a return to pre WWII extremism.
Very, very sick.
good, in the long run
How come all the REALLY smart ones go to Tsukuba, ones like Mrs. VanShuyten?
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