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Posted in: Junior high school students filmed up skirts of female classmates, sold images See in context

Who on earth would pay money for this kind of lame nonsense?

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Posted in: New Hampshire culls Democratic field: Yang drops out See in context

Going to plan for Mayor Mike.  And the Dem establishment.  What a bunch of corrupt clowns.

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Posted in: Russian diplomat suspected in stolen SoftBank info case leaves Japan See in context

Is he the reason WeWork failed?

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Posted in: A Saudi look at Japanese arts See in context

Hmmmm...  My view, this is a long way from just "modesty and decency".  Strangely, in Muslim countries where a modicum of freedom or secularization is achieved, one of the first things many women do is shun this form of extreme clothing code.  sure, they still dress sensibly and often continue to cover their hair, but not the full Burqa.

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Posted in: Kaiten-sushi chains in dog-eat-dog battle for supremacy See in context

"dog eat dog".  More like shark eat fish......

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Posted in: A Saudi look at Japanese arts See in context

Nothing but sympathy for a culture that mandates the way women dress.

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Posted in: Doubts raised over plans to expand Six Nations tournament See in context

Agree with the doubters. This is a silly idea. apart from anything the seasonal differences between N and S hemispheres make this tough. If you want to expand the 6 nations (clearly only to make more money) add some other N hemisphere teams  USA? Romania? Even Japan if that makes sense.

And then if the S hemisphere want to add teams they could try the various Pacific Island nations.

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Posted in: Oscars draws smallest-ever audience See in context

No surprise.  Yawn fest.  Wonder what they swill trey next to make it more appealing.

If all this is about is ":recognizing" top performers and artists and so on, why do we have to have it on TV?  Just have the ceremony and give the awards and shut up.

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Posted in: Pornhub stars walk runway at Namilia's fashion show See in context

The last 4 paragraphs of this article are just pure hot air.

Who knew that Pornhub had stars?  I thought it was the free website of choice for fans of Onan.  And choosing all Asian "models" could kind of be seen as doing the opposite of "empowering" them.

As for this:

When she unfurled her arms, fabric hung dramatically to the floor with a reference to wrecking male genitalia.

Sounds absolutely DIVINE.

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Posted in: Trump looks to rattle Democrats with New Hampshire rally See in context

As offensive and puerile as he can be, some of his achievements are real.  Set against the sorry lot in the Dem primaries he does indeed look like a winner.

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Posted in: Ghosn used Nissan-Mitsubishi venture to inflate pay: lawyers See in context

Nissan may have handled this really badly, but my sense is that CG is also a bit of a spiv when it comes to money.  no surprise if he took more than his due.  Him running away doesn't feel like he was confident of acquittal.

Nissan still make some very decent cars (GTR, Z cars) and have some very innovative tech (LEAF).

Any movie of this whole debacle will be a giant yawn fest.  Unless they get Rowan Atkinson to play CG in a comedic way.

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Posted in: Oscars, movies help pass the time on cruise ship quarantined in Yokohama See in context

Poor folks.  Went on a cruise and are now stuck on the ship for the forseeable future.  Oscars can't help, but even watching decent movies and playing deck quoits and eating onboard catered food must get a bit tiresome, especially on a stationary ship in port.

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Posted in: House Democrats in impeachment trial blast Trump's attempts to sully rival Biden See in context

They are all a little bit corrupt. Some more than others. This charade just shows them all in their worst possible light.

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Posted in: Japanese prosecutors hit back at Ghosn's '8 hours of questions' claim See in context

Quite right to hit back. No self respecting Japanese government employee works less than a 12 hour day

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Posted in: U.S. House passes measure to limit Trump's ability to wage war on Iran See in context

I don't believe DT is a NeoCon and I don't believe he wants a war with Iran.  This vote is just hypocrisy.  Obama and the Bushes were not rebuked like this.  Nor did they get prior permission or even consult when they went on the rampage ion the Middle East.

This notion that Obama and Hillary were somehow "anti-war" and anti targeted killings is really ridiculous.  Their track record was totally otherwise.  DT has been a model of restraint thus far.

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Posted in: 'Megxit' trumps Brexit and Iran in UK after royal bombshell See in context

If they think that "stepping back" as "senior members of the Royal Family" (this sounds like some corporate announcement) is going to get the tabloids or paparazzi off their back they are sorely mistaken.  Especially if they still want to make money off their status and celebrity.

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Posted in: Iran downed Ukrainian jetliner, U.S., Canadian officials say See in context

The truth will out eventually.  In the meantime we can all get more and more strident about our own pet theories based on our own peculiar prejudices.

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Posted in: 'Megxit' trumps Brexit and Iran in UK after royal bombshell See in context

Why should he tell the Queen?  It's not like she is his grandma or anything..........

If they end up being cut loose and losing all the protection and whatnot likely there will be some tragedy to come.

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Posted in: Iran downed Ukrainian jetliner, U.S., Canadian officials say See in context

As someone tried to say yesterday, this is indeed all DT's fault.  I like how DT offers his opinion and numerous pposters on here rail at being told by DT to accept it as fact.  Trudeau's statement seems far more assertive as to the Iranians having shot the plane down.....

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Posted in: Lebanon issues travel ban for Ghosn See in context

He would be better off inj France, which doesn't extradite its citizens.

Lebanon gets aid from Japan (anyone see quid pro quo coming??) and is widely considered to be a pretty corrupt place.  Japan has enough spare cash sloshing around tom incentivize them to the tune of a few hundred billion yen.

Ghosn is ghosn to regret doing a runner.

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Posted in: Oscars to go without host for second year See in context

Yup, Harvey would be a good choice.

Or a hologram of (say) Ronald Reagan........

Whole awards schtick and ceremonies are so overblown and self congratulatory.

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Posted in: House to vote on restraining Trump’s actions against Iran See in context

Agree.  I don't remember Obama's every assassination and carpet bombing and drone strike being subjected to the same hysteria and interference.

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Posted in: Ghosn denies wrongdoing; says his arrest in Japan a conspiracy See in context

Still think he will end up regretting this.

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Posted in: Prince Harry and Meghan to 'step back' as senior UK royals See in context

Poor dears!  I have always anyway had a suspicion that Harry is not entirely a Windsor.  look at any family photo of the bunch and he stands out like a sore thumb.

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Posted in: Iran attacks U.S. forces in Iraq in retaliation for killing of commander See in context

How unusual is all of this actually?

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Posted in: In 2018, according to Oxfam, 26 billionaires had as much money as the poorest half of the world. If that's true, what do you think will be the future consequences? See in context

Oxfam say and do a lot of things that are either untrue or immoral.

T'was ever thus - the rich get richer and the poor suffer.

The fever of money printing and the continued entrenchment of crony capitalism have both fuelled this trend.

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Posted in: Amazon revs up auto ambitions with in-car TV, Alexa integration See in context

Now they wanna watch me in my car?  Is nowhere safe from Amazon anymore?

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Posted in: What to do with that leftover bubbly? Some ideas See in context

What the deuce?  Surely Katie Workman can't be paid for this nonsense?

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Posted in: Abe cancels visit to Middle East amid tensions See in context

He should go and use his great diplomatic and negotiating skills to stop the conflict in all these countries.

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Posted in: Taylor Swift puts rancor aside, smashes all-time American Music Award record See in context

Now all she needs is another trophy boyfriend.

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