Bye bye Trump. Go and crawl back under your rock.
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Couldn't possibly agree with Cleo more! If I recall, tough penalties for animal cruelty came into effect recently? If so, he deserves the full punishment available!
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When I lost my business to covid, I considered it. I spiraled for a while, drank cheap liquor heavily. Damage was done, but I had to find a way forward. Haven't touched alcohol for 6 months now. We are carrying on...
It's easy for people to espouse the mass media narrative and appear to 'care the most'. They don't realise that the media want to sell stories. And they don't realise the damage it does...
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Studies have also shown that the flu vaccine leaves you vulnerable to corona virus. The mainstream media, CDC and WHO (corporations) won't touch the subject with a long stick though...
Robert Kennedy Jr. makes some compelling arguments here that ARE based more on science than the social conditioning we often hear in public opinion. I highly suggest you take the time to watch this:
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Same as last time, expect other prefectures to also elect themselves to adopt the new suggestions.
While there is no hard lockdown (not should there be) people will be fear-mongered into submission and watch the economy continue to spiral downward.
The economic problems will catch up with all of us eventually if they haven't already. Welcome to another year of anxiety and poverty. This is what you all wanted...
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The Japanese demonstrating zero respect for the environment and living things, as usual...
They'll keep fishing until there is nothing left.
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Promiscuous bunch, aren't they?
Including the ones that are sexually abused?
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Agree with posters above commenting on people who don't take responsibility for themselves when crossing roads.
Yes, they may have right of way (depending on the circumstances) but exercising a little caution around roads makes, well.. a lot of sense.
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Great job guys!
In some other developed countries, it would now be illegal for them to gather in a group...
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Japan is a peaceful nation...
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So long as it's optional, that's great news. Maybe.
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@Zichi - was that the surplus, or total costs? And sorry, but, I'm not sure the US healthcare system is a good one to compare to for obvious reasons...
In my experience, the same op I had in my native (western) country was outpatient/day surgery. Here (Japan), they wanted me to stay for 6 weeks, and even put me in their ICU for a night once I woke from anaesthesia. No joke. I was completely flabbergasted as not only should those beds be kept available for patients in need of them, but it also made zero sense as I was perfectly fine to be left to rest (at home would have been better). The ICU was very quiet btw - far from running at capacity...
I guess mileage will vary. But there are plenty of anecdotal stories of Japanese hospitals keeping patients in for longer than necessary. Coddling their patients as they add charges to the bill. As I say, they are a business, and the health system can hardly question them about their charges. It's a well-established economy at the top of the pyramid.
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People seem to forget that hospitals are run for profit. And anyone who has been in hospital here, especially for surgery, will know that Japanese hospitals are notorious for keeping you in far longer than necessary so they can charge a princely amount to your insurance.
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The bulk of readers lap this faff up...
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So if the Covid numbers exceed deaths from heart disease we then have a problem to be taken seriously?
Most definitely. And reacted to appropriately.
The censor police will be here soon anyway. What's the point of striking a dialogue...
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This morning on the train I witnessed a woman with no mask on. She stared at me with mask which happens to be the one with the filter plus my shield. I gave her the your ignorant look.
> Second train, I stand in front of a guy who had his mask below his nose and one look at my get up he covered his nose, quickly.
> Even with my extra steps realize I’m not a hundred percent safe until everyone gets on board this virus is real and can be deadly.
You must be a lot of fun at parties!
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Ridiculous to say that the doctor mentioned above is simply making those comments for financial gain.
Other professors have made similar comments. Cognitive skills are really lacking on these boards. Hatred and hysteria run rampant though...
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Bye bye Trump. I'm not gonna miss ya!
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I thought the lockdowns were never intended to stop the virus, but rather keep the load on hospitals down...
Keep moving the goal posts!
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What a ridiculously light sentence for MURDER!
Smoke some weed and watch your life destroyed though. Backwards Japan.
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... with taxpayer's money.
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Thats exactly what many in the US were saying once. Things change very quickly.
Oh please! How long does it take? Still waiting for the Obon and Silver Week spikes here.
The doom-mongers have been misguided about this since day one. There is clearly more at play in the case of the US. The US cannot function without added drama and a spotlight...
Meanwhile the media, politicians and some celebrities the world over are loving every minute of milking this. Not hard to do when so much ignorance and fear is at play. At the same time, untold social and economic damage is being caused for the average person...
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How about these three medical scholars? Idiotic?
If the virus is as bad as you and some media factions purport, lockdowns are a very poor way if dealing with it...
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Wow! These lockdowns are clearly over the top and rather than having their intended affect, they are doing all kinds of social damage!
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