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DPJ suspends Ozawa's membership

DPJ suspends Ozawa's membership

Ichiro Ozawa

The Democratic Party of Japan handed former chief and DPJ heavyweight Ichiro Ozawa a three-month suspension for abstaining to vote on DPJ Prime Minister Naoto Kan’s no-confidence motion. Seven other members were suspended alongside Ozawa and five rookie members received warnings. Two who voted for the no-confidence motion were expelled from the party.

Ozawa is already in trouble due to a pending ruling on a slush-fund scandal. I recommend he spend his three-month suspension enjoying his life before he goes to prison.



Dustin Dye

Dustin Dye is the author of the YAKUZA DYNASTY series, available through the Amazon Kindle.

He lived in Okayama, Japan, where he taught English at a junior high school through the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program for three years. He is a graduate from the University of Kansas, where he received a bachelor's degree in anthropology.

His interest in Japan began in elementary school after seeing Godzilla fight Ghidorah, the three-headed monster. But it wasn't until he discovered Akira Kurosawa's films through their spaghetti Western remakes that he truly became fascinated in the people and culture of Japan.

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