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Posted in: Wisconsin to hold partial vote recount as fuming Trump denies defeat See in context


 Trump has a clear, legal and Constitutional path to the Presidency

yeah, just not an ethical one

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Posted in: Trump concedes 'nothing' on election; Biden team to meet vaccine makers See in context


Slowly moving from “it never happened” to “you can’t prove it” to “nothing you can do about it”

Let me help!

“it never happened” , so, “you can’t prove it”, which means there's “nothing you can do about it”

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Posted in: Trump concedes 'nothing' on election; Biden team to meet vaccine makers See in context

And although he showed up, where is he now? Oh yeah... playing golf

"here's the crazy thing, Biden beat him at that too''

***thanks Amber Ruffin

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Posted in: Thousands rally for Trump, believing he won election See in context

If Trump manages to tie up 37 electoral votes in legal limbo by Jan. 6,

ah, the spirit of democracy is alive and well !

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Posted in: Trump considers a future outside White House See in context

Ehhh he'll be fine. I don't understand why his supporters are even slightly agitated by any of this.

He'll pardon himself, he'll go on to start up his ridiculous TV channel, and he'll clean up on speaking tours.

The best you can hope for is that he'll be remembered as the disgraced president.

-- oh wait, that ship has sailed.

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Posted in: Trump considers a future outside White House See in context

Were I a betting man, I'd give him until around next Fri/Sat to give up the ghost.

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Posted in: Biden solidifies U.S. election win; Trump says 'time will tell' if he stays in power See in context

Trump said "time will tell" if another administration takes over soon

Just not very much time.

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Posted in: GOP to let Trump fight election for weeks despite Biden's win See in context

Republicans signaled they are willing to let Trump spin out his election lawsuits and unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud for the next several weeks, until the states certify the elections by early December and the Electoral College meets Dec 14.

Baby needs a bottle I suppose...

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Posted in: Refusing to concede, Trump blocks cooperation on transition See in context

wow, this supposed fraud nonsense is getting unnecessarily complicated.

Allow me to simplify things:

Put up, or shut up.

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Posted in: Biden predicts victory as his lead over Trump grows See in context

Need 9 days after election to get the mail? Right?

ok so any PA ballot marked less than 9 days before Election Day could not have been received on 11/3. Uh oh.

All ravens are black birds. Not all black birds are ravens.

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Posted in: Poll watchers emerge as a flashpoint in battle over ballots See in context

This is the heart of the problem, isn't it ?

It doesn't seem like it's true to me, therefore it isn't true.

It's so easy to fact check any of these issues for yourself, it takes so little effort, or time.

The amount of time it takes to read and respond to posts, let alone making multiple posts could be better spent looking into whatever contention you have for yourself.

skip to 1:35 if you're in a hurry

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Posted in: Trump no fan of Sacha Baron Cohen See in context

@concerened citizen

now the tables are turned and it's the left who are in power

wait -- when did that happen? ... I haven't been keeping up with the news for a day or two...

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Posted in: Trump's show of federal force sparking alarm in cities See in context


Its quite normal if its viewed as what it is- just assigned law enforcement enforcing the law against people who are breaking it.

normal police identify themselves.

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Posted in: Trump's show of federal force sparking alarm in cities See in context

Yes. I was raised to respect police and the rule of law



Back then did they drive around in unmarked vans and not display ID ?

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Posted in: Trump threatens to send more federal officers into 'Democrat' cities See in context


dig where yer coming from , but what if the federal officers are in unmarked cars, wearing masks and not displaying any identifying information , say like, their name, badge number, or department ?

I mean, I can go down the local market and buy a t-shirt that has "POLICE" screen printed on the back -- how would you tell the difference between me and the federal officers ?

if my home or business was in the direct path of a Black Lives Matter mob, then I'd welcome federal officers on my street to prevent my home or business from being looted and burned down by these hooligans.

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Posted in: Trump threatens to send more federal officers into 'Democrat' cities See in context


masked, camouflaged individuals with generic "police" patches - no badge numbers, no names

nah, nothing secretive about that

Their uniforms are clearly marked as federal law enforcement. Nothing secret about them,

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Posted in: Trump threatens to send more federal officers into 'Democrat' cities See in context

blacklabel -

so youre cool with secret police ?

no, its just law enforcement officers, nothing to worry about if you arent breaking the law.

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Posted in: Japan's Verdy abandon Totti chase See in context

the J-League, which once attracted luminaries such as Zico and Gary Lineker when it began in 1993 but has struggled to acquire big-name players in recent years.

That seems a harsh comment.

Isn't it more a case of signing the high profile foreign players in the early days of the J-League to attract punters, but now that it's established and the level of skill has improved in the local players, that they changed policy ?

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Posted in: BBC names first female 'Doctor Who' See in context

She was great in "Attack the block"

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Posted in: McCartney, Costello & the album that never was See in context

There's been a bootleg of this about for years , should be good to hear a better version of it

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Posted in: Japan history revisionists bolder under Abe: analysts See in context

Motoya not only penned a book calling the 1937 Nanjing massacre a lie but proudly displays it in guest rooms of his nationwide chain

Is he calling it a 'lie' , as in denying it occurred, or as in disputing the number of victims?

I haven't read his book and the above article isn't very clear about it. I've read in other coverage that Motoya wasn't denying it outright.

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Posted in: 2 women jump to deaths from Osaka condo See in context


I don't understand why so many people here do this, but what I do notice is that there are many suicides on TV dramas here. Maybe the script writers should take notice of this and stop writing these events into their dramas.

It's unfathomable, but I have a suspicion that when Japanese insurance companies stop paying out on suicide, that there may be some change in the statistics.

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Posted in: 4 Australian family members found after going missing while skiing in Nagano See in context


Coming snowboarding in Japan has become very fashionable in Australia, but the fact is that almost all of them have absolutely no contact or experience in snow in day to day life, apart from when they come here. Very high on stoke and enthusiasm, very low on experience in snow and mountains.

I don't know that it's fashionable, so much as affordable compared to the cost of skiing or boarding in Australia. In my experience, Aussie boarders are quite a bit more experienced in the snow than you might think.

Another point to consider here is that, even with a working knowledge of Japanese, there are an alarming number of resorts in Japan with a lax attitude to trail markings and safety precautions that may result in the average tourist being unsure of where the trail continues and what would be considered back country.

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Posted in: 3 bag-snatching cases reported one after the other in Saitama See in context



'big' Saitama?

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Posted in: Body bound in chains found in Saitama river See in context


but i must ask is Saitama that bad as it seems to pop up a lot with some pretty darn tasty crimes

It's just confirmation bias

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Posted in: Man arrested for stealing high-end bike to sell on online auction See in context

@Bill Murphy

Stolen property sales might take a dip.

What if the buyer doesn't know it's stolen property ?

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Posted in: Japan, Australia draw 1-1 in World Cup qualifier See in context


I question the penalty that was called that produced the penalty shot. The Australian appeared to have fallen on his own ... and was not knocked down as ruled by the referee

There was clearly contact between Haraguchi's shoulder and the middle of Juric's back, it looked like an honest mistake from Haraguchi, but it's a penalty in any case.

I'm sure it's not difficult finding a clip of it online somewhere.

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Posted in: Japan's soccer coach gets 'go-between' after smiling ban See in context

According to local media, Halilhodzic later issued a bizarre instruction to his players “not to be caught smiling”, apparently wanting them to show contrition.

I can see the logic behind it. That was a pretty embarrassing loss (referee shenanigans notwithstanding). He might have thought the players weren't taking the qualifiers seriously enough for his liking.

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Posted in: Led Zeppelin loses fight for legal fees in 'Stairway' case See in context

The judge, however, had strong words for plaintiff’s attorney Francis Malofiy, who is currently serving a three-month suspension for serious misconduct in a copyright case over Usher’s “Bad Girl.”

In the Led Zeppelin case, Klausner reprimanded Malofiy for some of his antics and frequently blocked his questions because of objections by Led Zeppelin lawyers.

“Throughout the course of litigation, plaintiff’s counsel demonstrated a tenuous grasp of legal ethics and a rudimentary understanding of courtroom decorum,” Klausner wrote.

The plaintiff got lucky on this one

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Posted in: U.S., Japan, Australia step in for weak Southeast Asia to chide China See in context


We don't have any real stake of claim in South China Sea, apart from the trade routes our corporations share with the global market.

Isn't that enough of a stake for you ?

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