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    http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120910x1.html

    Japan minister Matsu____a found dead at home in possible suicide: police

    "Japanese financial services minister Tadahiro Matsu____a was found dead at his residence in Tokyo on Monday, police said, adding they suspect the country's top financial regulator committed suicide.

    The police have yet to disclose details about the death of Matsu____a, 73.
    A member of the People's New Party, the coalition partner of the ruling Democratic Party of Japan, Matsu____a served concurrently as postal privatization minister."

    mmm...postal privatization minister...nothing to see here, move along!

  • #2
    now if the rest of them would just follow his example

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    • #3
      I wonder, if he had electrocuted himself, would even the Japanese be making Matsu____a Denki jokes???????????
      Last edited by kurogane; 2012-09-10, 08:59 PM.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by kurogane View Post
        I wonder, if he had electrocuted himself, would even the Japanese be making Matsu____a Denki jokes???????????
        You would have no idea living in your moms basement but actually he kicked the bucket on himself because he was going to have to have a brain tumor removed which would have ended his natural functions as a biological element of the earth and its environs.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by guyjeen View Post
          You would have no idea living in your moms basement but actually he kicked the bucket on himself because he was going to have to have a brain tumor removed which would have ended his natural functions as a biological element of the earth and its environs.
          Actually there was going to be an expose on him. One of his fellow politicians or one of his staff narced him out–the mistresses, secret bank accounts, the whole shebang! Would have broke him, gotten him kicked out of the Diet and thrown in Fuchu.

          He took the easy way out.

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          • #6
            It seems that he died from stretched neck syndrome.

            I know that this is Japan – where many high level men have mistresses – but surely a Prime Minister would vet any of his cabinet or ministerial appointees to eliminate any that weren’t squeaky clean? Wishful thinking, maybe.

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            • #7
              Here is the funny thing. This is Japan where so-called scandals regarding mistresses aren't cause for suicide. Even the scandal in the 80's regarding the mistress of PM Sosuke UNO was mostly because he was exposed as such a cheapskate.

              One thing Japan is known for are suspicious suicides. So-called "assisted" suicides. For example, the case of Tadashi Honma in 2000 as reported by Benjamin Fulford before he started going crazy:

              http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2000/10...66a_print.html

              ...Japan has honest investigators. Katsuhiko Kumazaki, head of the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office, probed corruption at the Ministry of Finance and in the banking industry in 1997 and netted several indictments. However, as he closed in on higher-ranking officials he was transferred to a remote rural district.

              After the 1997 financial crisis, reformers were temporarily put in charge of cleaning up that sector in Japan, resulting in the closure of several prominent banks and securities firms. Recently, however, the reformers have lost power, and the government is again attempting to cover up problems in the banking system, according to a financial attach from a G-7 country.

              Last month the country was shocked by the death of Tadayo Honma, a former central bank governor who'd become chief executive of Aozora Bank, successor to the shuttered Nippon Credit Bank. Was it a suicide? The police will only say they will not make a case out of his death. Honma was found slumped against his window with a cloth wrapped around his neck. This was the seventh such sudden death of a senior government official or head of a big bank since 1997. All were either investigating corrupt lending or due to testify at investigations into financial corruption....
              Matsu____a was unconventional in that he appeared to be sincerely pushing for a thorough investigation into insider trading claims rather than sweeping them conveniently under the carpet. His so-called suicide will probably mean those investigations will slow or die their own natural death.

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