Downvotes are prominent but you’d be naive not to believe, “To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.”
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HakmanToday 12:17 pm JST
After all, a stabbing is far more likely to kill or cause you a serious medical issue than the COVID is. And we're all being required, or at least highly encouraged, to wear masks.
I don’t know about Japan, but certainly in many other countries. We live in an upside down world these days where the elites, tech and the majority of media are all working in cahoots
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I like the design. Owning an EV in Japan as opposed to America makes much more sense. Especially in the cities. A friend (Tesla owner) who makes trips between Dallas and Houston opts to borrow family member car because the time charging and always having to plan around the charging stop location. If it’s really cold then all projections of range go out the window. Eventually the technology will overcome these issues but this sudden push by the elites needs to be a gradual as tech and infrastructure catch up to all the problems that are often not looked at or ignored.
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Tax returns…it never ends
*who*** in history has been attacked by government machine more than 45? If you applied a quarter of that much effort to find something on the other members of the US government, in all likelihood half of them would be in jail. As we know it’s turning into a 2 tier justice system. One for us and one for the people we don’t like. And they work hand in hand with media and tech to create division and hate in order to stay in power. Anyone who denies this is either lying or refuse to believe because it benefits their side.**
keep up the good fight
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Are All these travel decisions being made by the science?? Twitter censored the medical opinion of a Harvard Medical School doctor and countless others for touting natural immunity instead of vaccines, and violating their “Covid 19 misinformation policy” in the process… Covid twitter coverup files out now. You know the other tech companies were involved too. Mainstream media is looking the other way.
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ME: “What’s the big deal he’s not hurting anything”
WIFE: “That’s the gaijin way of thinking”
Another lost battle….
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I’m more apt to have more confidence in meds produced by Japanese pharma’s, but I honestly don’t know about how or if these companies are intrinsically connected to politicians. Based on other major companies in Japan cozying up to politicians, it would be no surprise if they were just like the west.
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The liberal universities are not preparing students for the real world by coddling students and giving them their safe spaces. There are no safe spaces in the real world and no one is going to care if they hurt your feelings! These liberal universities are not doing their students any favors by coddling them. In the real world, most every company conducts yearly performance reviews, and if you’re not meeting expectations, you’ll soon be looking for another job! Elon's message is clear. The silver spoon fed elitist twitter employees should pack it up and find work elsewhere. Elon will find hardworking employees who will contribute to it's growth. I only hope that Elon pays back (higher salaries, profit sharing, bonuses, OT?) for the employees who stay on.
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Undefeated so far in the playoffs. They have very few players that were on the original team accused of cheating. Under extreme scrutiny for the last few years. And how do they cheat in the opponents stadiums? Bottom line is they are deep in talent and there are a bunch of sour grapes peeps out there that keep making excuses their teams lost. There manager is a great man with integrity. By the way there were other teams that were cheating too, but Houston was the whipping boy.
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Altuve cheating. come on man….
suppose Altuve is always on top of list of best players with top batting average because he cheats in all the opposing teams stadiums ….
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It’s more like the Astros are great…
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Speed- Smoke the Astros
Unlikely, the stros are undefeated in the playoffs and have so many ways to beat other teams. Plus if the Phillies win, based on history, the economy will get much much worse. Look it up.. If you believe in those things.
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eric_japanToday 01:13 pm JST
These policies are going against farmers are widespread now. There’s an all out attack from the elite to make their great reset a reality. You think that all this crappy meatless substitutes that are filled with unhealthy oils, etc. are going to be a benefit to peoples health? Of course, the fat cats setting the policies will still be eating meat, buying carbon credits from poor people so they can fly on their private jets. People better start waking up before it’s too late and you have no rights whatsoever and you never eat meat again.
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I believe there is come confusion
kickboard= swimming assistance device
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Checked into a B&B when I had COVID last month to prevent the other family members from catching it. Check in and pay online. Number code given to enter through door. No masks needed and stayed away from people for 12 days. I still tested positive after 7 days, even though I felt fine. So, theoretically while standing in line at the nearby convenience store, someone standing behind me may catch it. So, wearing a mask may prevent some of the particles from traveling further away from me. So you can see there may be some benefits, but I think there needs to be some serious studies done on all the variables when using mask and maybe put to bed what is real and not real.
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Why stop at restaurants?! Why not make it mandatory everywhere? Like hotels are the only vectors for spreading covid. Smgdfh...
Pre-Covid- Ive been at a B&B in Niseko Hokkaido where the Australians were extremely (genki) boisterous in the morning at the breakfast tables. I skipped breakfast one morning to get fresh tracks and be on top of mountain first. My wife scolded me be saying, “ they were talking to me and asking me all sorts of questions and I couldn’t sit in peace and quiet and eat my breakfast” Previous mornings there was an obvious difference the way Aussies like to chat up everyone and showing their positive outlook and being friendly with all others and their friends in the B&B. Japanese pretty much sit quietly and eat their meals. These days this loud talking may be frowned upon by the locals in many establishments and especially if they are not wearing masks. Especially if they are using many H words, Hi! Hello! How are you? LOL
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Links to studies- one must be aware of who funds those universities, or study locals because in many cases if you don’t follow the narrative or whatever they would like, they suddenly won’t fund new studies. This has been documented as happening before from fundings coming from NIH, etc.
Instead of forcing masks, how about removing air (exhaust fans) from certain indoor premises where larger numbers of people congregate? The government could throw in some money to help businesses install them. The idea of when you eat mask down, get up and mask up. Sit down mask dow, etc. is ridiculous The trains would be a good start. 3 strong exhaust fans on the ceilings of each carriage in addition to cracking the windows. Since the trains are packed shoulder to shoulder then by all means wear a mask. But, when they are not packed you should feel comfortable to remove your mask and not get the stink eye from anyone on the train.
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Related to my previous post, I left out
boyfriend didn’t always want to wear a mask
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I had a jr high school student tell me she is fine with masks being permanent. The mental conditioning is almost complete. It’s lunacy at its best. People walking around outside and not a soul around them and still wearing masks. Another story from wife’s friend. She recently broke up with her 4 yr boyfriend( she’s 28, extremely smart and works as a manager pulling in more than 2000万per year) Her thought process was if you can’t be responsible and think of others, sayonara. This is an entrenched mindset. She even spent 4 years in a highly ranked American high school in Houston. You would think she’d acquire some of that American selfishness….
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Do what’s right for your circumstances. Many people who were screaming “I trust the science” at the beginning of this pandemic have gotten a lot quieter. Science is always changing and evolving so if some one thinks that, maybe I’ll wait, or due to my personal medical issues, my children aren’t at high risk, etc. then by all means you have the right to make that choice and shouldn’t be chastised, threatened, etc. because of it. More and more studies are coming out and depending on who funded them, how they were applied, what info was and was not released and we are getting mixed messages. So, if a parent can think critically and use all the info out there to decide whether to jab or not to jab their child is a common sense approach. At this stage when the children aren’t at high risk, I’d say it is prudent to be cautious.
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Trust the science has become influenced by money and power. So, do what’s right for your circumstances. All the people who were screaming “I trust the science” at the beginning of this pandemic have suddenly gotten a lot quieter. Science is always changing and evolving so if some one thinks that, maybe I’ll wait, or due to my personal medical issues, my children aren’t at high risk, etc. then by all means they have a right to do so.
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Gatto- “stupid is as stupid does”
Incandescentwithrage -“ something good”
the only good is from the Chinese perspective and the cartels. And you can bet they are laughing at the utter stupidity of the U.S.
Let’s say your 16 yr old was given a pill by someone at the international school ( yes it’s happens) The girl had just come back from a trip to California. Your child had been stressed about homework and test and her friend says take this, “they help you relax”, “everyone’s using them in California “ That’s all it takes. The open border policy has open the flood gates for the stuff to come in almost completely unrestricted. The cartels and the most profitable than they have ever been, from not only fentanyl but illegals paying thousands for the trip, they don’t go through without paying. Then you have the Chinese supplying the ingredients to make the fentanyl. You think the CCP doesn’t know this is going on. What better way to destroy your enemy than from within.
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Can’t wait to see Stephen Colbert and Elmo singing and dancing to the new versions of vaccines. But seriously, we need better versions and preferably one made in Japan.
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The Novavax vaccine has been clinically tested in South Africa, the United Kingdom and the U.S. and found to be safe and highly effective with 90% efficacy against mild, moderate and severe forms of COVID-19.
well we’ve heard this before. Remember when the vaccine were first coming out. The various pharma’s were saying “our is 93%” “ours is 95% effective” I truly hope they can produce one that is that effective and and we don’t need to be boosted every so many months.
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Australia you should worry about your own draconian lockdowns and stripping people of their personal freedoms. I think for many, they have not seen or heard about the pulling out of lim, an arm or a leg on later term abortions. There is a heartbeat in there. When I heard a doctor describe in details years ago in front of congress, it was enough to make me rethink my stance. There is a video of him and how he describes putting body parts on the table, etc. This video should be part of sex education classes for both men and women. When I was younger, I was pro choice. You could say Ignorance is bliss. Morning after pills should be widely available. Might be a middle ground for the two sides that are deeply divided.
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All these “my bodies my choice” folks were nowhere to be found and were the loudest about forcing mandates left and right. You couldnt go into a restaurant, mask police, vaccine proof, no vaccine people fired, etc. even though you could still spread it after vaccine and all sorts of data to prove what they were trying to force on everyone wasn’t the answer. Id recommend watching the interview of a doctor who had previously did abortions (after a certain amount of weeks) describing pulling out limbs ripping body parts out. Maybe the two sides can hold an adult discussion on when is the latest it should be done. And if it’s too late, set a system to help these fully support them with federal money, adoptions, etc
The decision by the court sends the decisions to the states. Stop pushing a different narrative. let’s see if these radicals can act in a calm matter and not resort to violence and work in a way to go forward.
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Rats abound in my neighborhood. Better start that gain of function studies soon. Calling Fauci and his buddies. WAIT! “Gain of function, lab” can’t say that. Remember that’s what they religiously fact checked. Wink wink wink
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Not much use in coming to Japan. Just wasting time and money. His time is running out. No meaningful relationship can be built. Almost daily gaffes when speaking off the teleprompter and gets worse if they let him speak freely. When he tells a story and says ”swear to god” well then we know it’s not true. Lately claiming he use to drive big trucks…??? Senility is upon him, resistance is futile.
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*people are getting covid even with a booster, so some might think, hey this isn’t working too well.
*well you know the saying, ‘ there will never be a cure for cancer because there is way too much money involved in treatment’ ‘ a patient cured is a patient lost’
*The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has lost a court battle, to protect the documents they used to approve the company’s COVID-19 vaccine. On Sept. 16, 2021, a complaint was filed in a Texas court, by a group called Public Health and Medical Professionals for Transparency (PHMPT).
they wanted to hold the info for 50+ years
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after the law was passed many more ‘vaccines’ were hitting the market faster. How many times have pharmas been caught releasing drugs that they knew weren’t safe or had known about side effects but still released them anyway. They have a bad track record and look at how much money they pump into politicians pockets. It’s a dirty and corrupt to the bone.
WASHINGTON – In 1986 Congress passed the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA), creating a no-fault compensation program to stabilize a vaccine market adversely affected by an increase in vaccine-related lawsuits and to facilitate compensation to claimants who found pursuing legitimate vaccine-inflicted injuries too difficult and cost prohibitive.
Section (c) Direct warnings, states, “No vaccine manufacturer shall be liable in a civil action for damages arising from a vaccine-related injury or death associated with the administration of a vaccine after October 1, 1988, solely due to the manufacturer’s failure to provide direct warnings to the injured party (or the injured party’s legal representative) of the potential dangers resulting from the administration of the vaccine manufactured by the manufacturer.”
Section (e) prohibits states from establishing or enforcing a law that would bar an individual from bringing civil action against a vaccine manufacturer for damages for a vaccine-related injury or death if such civil action is not barred by the NCVIA.
The U.S. Supreme Court granted review in the case of Bruesewitz et al v. Wyeth LLC with Justice Antonin Scalia delivering the opinion of the court on Feb. 22, 2011.
The court held, “The NCVIA preempts all design-defect claims against vaccine manufacturers brought by plaintiffs seeking compensation for injury or death caused by the vaccine’s side effects.”
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