Sunday, August 30, 2009

Election Day

It is election day. Today is THE big day in Japan. The media is saying that the National Democratic Party which has basically been in power since 1955 may fall today. I suppose we will see!

Voting under way in general election with DPJ favored to end LDP rule
TOKYO - Voting in Japan’s general election was under way Sunday at polling stations nationwide, with the main opposition Democratic Party of Japan seemingly on its way to a landslide victory.

A DPJ win would mark only the second time for the Liberal Democratic Party to lose power in its almost uninterrupted rule of more than half a century over the country and is likely to usher in DPJ President Yukio Hatoyama as Japan’s new prime minister.

Called by Prime Minister Taro Aso, the 45th House of Representatives election has effectively been about a choice between the incumbent LDP-led government and a DPJ-led government. Read more....

Last week my wife bought a sweet potato that looked like a human stomach. i thought it was pretty cool. In the supermarket, my wife said, "Kevin, this potato looks like a stomach." I replied, "Yes it does, let's buy it."

Last weekend was also the summer You Tube gathering in Osaka. In this picture you can see moi (busankevin), KansaiPJ and Daichen. It was really cool because thee Nagoya based vloggers came down for the party. Victor (Gimmabreakman/Gimmeaflakeman), Daichen and Heeton.

Here is my video about the gathering:


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