Peter Neil comments

Posted in: Post-election vote tallying raises fresh security concerns See in context

Yeah, uh huh. Except that not a single incident of voter fraud or counting has been reported.

It's all bluster to divide Americans with fear and deceit.

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Posted in: Virus hospitalizations surge as pandemic shadows U.S. election See in context

October was the deadliest month for the US since the pandemic began.

Trump's mostly mask-less rallies are considered responsible for over 700 deaths so far.

Economies recover. Dead people don't.

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Posted in: Japan carbon pledge boosts hopes of ammonia backers See in context

"Ammonia Backers" sounds like a great name for a rock band.

"Here's a new song by the Ammonia Backers..."

Fun facts:

Ammonia was the fuel of the X-15 rocket plane.

Ammonia is toxic to aquatic life.

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Posted in: Trump or Biden: Americans vote for president See in context

I just want this circus nightmare to be over. These two worse candidates in US history are only surpassed by the two worst than worse candidates in 2016.

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Posted in: Japan's new climate goals lift prospects for crippled nuclear industry See in context

Japan should strive to achieve to become radioactive-neutral by 2050.

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Posted in: S Korean court to soon start weighing sale of Mitsubishi Heavy assets See in context

Fine.

If the South Korean court orders the sale of the assets, revoke the special permanent resident status of Koreans in Japan and deport them to their choice of either South or North Korea. Confiscate the assets.

Don't threaten to do it. Just shut up and do it afterwards.

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Posted in: Japan picks Mitsubishi Heavy to develop its own stealth fighter See in context

Buying into the past. The next generation fighter will have no pilots.

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Posted in: Suga says plan to release Fukushima water coming soon See in context

Most of us would never had thought to place a nuclear plant right next to the sea in an area which has had a known history of destructive tsunamis.

That's not where we are today. Solve the problem You can not go bak in time.

Solve the problem.

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Posted in: Suga says plan to release Fukushima water coming soon See in context

Amazing. A dozen down votes and not a single idea of what to do with the water.

What would you do?

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Posted in: Suga says plan to release Fukushima water coming soon See in context

I lived 90 miles from the plant in Ibaraki and there was significant radioactivity where I lived from the wind pattern the day of the meltdown. I remember thinking that when they start trying to drop water from helicopters, we're screwed.

Anyway . . . I know how wrong it seems to release this contaminated water.

I sure would be different if someone here offered up a different plan of how to deal with the incredible volume of water required every day instead of just complain.

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Posted in: Trump campaigning non-stop as Biden holds firm in Delaware See in context

Well, the fix is in.

There are still almost half of the mail-in and absentee ballots requested by voters are still floating around.

The Post Office (run by Trump's lap dog Louie DeJoy) has slowed things to a crawl so they ballots may not be received in time.

A federal judge ordered DeJoy today to reverse the slow-down tactics immediately, even though DeJoy promised weeks ago to do so when previously ordered to do so.

Was he promised a pardon if Trump's get's re-elected?

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Posted in: Trump campaigning non-stop as Biden holds firm in Delaware See in context

What the hell is Trump talking about, a "super recovery?" What incredible nonsense.

It's interesting to compare economies under Obama vs Trump. Even without the Trump CoviDepression, Obama's administration took over during the great recession and had better metrics than Trump. The last two years of the Obama administration were great economic years compared to the first 3 years of Trump.

No manufacturing jobs were added, contrary to Trump's lies.

No automobile factories were added, contrary to Trump's lies.

The unemployment was an extension of the Obama administration stats.

Turns out that Trump inherited the economy of Obama and did nothing to enhance it at all, contrary to the lies.

The economy under Trump was simply a straight extension from the Obama economy. The Dow was up higher, but the stock market is not a reflection of the economy. It's now a world unto its own.

He's just a man running out of time

According to Forbes magazine, he's over $1 billion in debt and not ~$400 million he said. Everything he says is a lie.

He owes money to the Bank of China and Deutsche Bank.

Some of the debt is still hidden and he won't say who it is owed to.

Here's the link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/danalexander/2020/10/16/donald-trump-has-at-least-1-billion-in-debt-more-than-twice-the-amount-he-suggested/#c7802cd43306

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Posted in: Trump or Biden, Japan likely to face harsh demands in trade talks See in context

Some of you still don't get it. Chinese companies did not build cheap plastic crap on spec, ship it to LA and hope someone bought it.

American companies like Walmart went to China, abandoned US manufacturing to get product for 90% cost reduction and continued to sell in America at the same retail price, reaping huge profits for decades.

If some other mythical rich country came to US to build something, US companies would do it willingly.

US government policies? You're kidding, right? You're just too wrapped into the myth. It was and is nothing but American greed and now laziness. You walk into any graduate level STEM classroom and there isn't an American in sight.

The truth stings a little, but man up to it. American companies and consumers build the China of today and continue to do it. No one is bringing any manufacturing back to the US.

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Posted in: Second night of clashes in Philadelphia after police kill Black man See in context

The cops shot 14 times, at a man holding a knife, why in hell didnt they use their tasers first?

Agree completely.

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Posted in: Biden says his unity can save country; Trump hits Midwest See in context

The unemployment rate has nothing to do with people who don't have a job. It's a specific measure for political purposes that is meaningless. It doesn't count anyone who has been out of work for more the 4 weeks.

Total US workforce: 164 million

Total unemployed is 31 million

Try to do the math, Trump bots.

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Posted in: Do you think the century-old tradition of going to the movies will become a thing of the past due to the coronavirus and the increasing popularity of streaming services? See in context

We can only hope so.

Who would want to be around the dirty, loud, rude public if they have a choice not to be?

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Posted in: Biden says his unity can save country; Trump hits Midwest See in context

The White House science office announced today that one of Trumps accomplishments was that he ended the pandemic.

There you have it. The pandemic is over.

Everyone head out to bars, throw the masks away and go to work tomorrow.

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Posted in: Trump or Biden, Japan likely to face harsh demands in trade talks See in context

This partisan narrative you’ve been peddling has already been debunked.

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/manufacturing-employment-in-the-us-is-at-the-same-level-of-69-years-ago-2019-01-04

OMG, what nonsense. The same number of manufacturing jobs as 1969?! There's 130 million more people in the US now than in 1969.

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Posted in: Trump or Biden, Japan likely to face harsh demands in trade talks See in context

Naw, localizing design and production had nothing to do with the Plaza Accord. It was a financial decision - think global; act local.

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Posted in: Trump, Biden make their pitches to voters in pivotal Pennsylvania See in context

Trump's Dow down 650 today.

You can't get the economy moving until Covid is contained.

Economies recover but dead people don't.

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Posted in: Trump or Biden, Japan likely to face harsh demands in trade talks See in context

Voting down a comment of truth is silly. Trump has not delivered more manufacturing jobs. The Wall Street Journal just published an article documenting that truth.

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Posted in: Trump, Biden make their pitches to voters in pivotal Pennsylvania See in context

I don't think any of this matters. People have made up their minds. It's all over except for the whining.

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Posted in: Trump or Biden, Japan likely to face harsh demands in trade talks See in context

American companies sent manufacturing to China and other countries to reduce their costs by 90% and are responsible for abandoning American workers. "Clinton" didn't do it.

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Posted in: Trump, Biden make their pitches to voters in pivotal Pennsylvania See in context

Trump has failed to deliver at all levels.

The perfect example is the Foxconn scam Trump and the governor of Wisconsin pulled on Americans. Billions of dollars in tax credits and fanfare/photo ops of groundbreaking ceremonies about Foxconn building factories, "innovation" centers and jobs, jobs, jobs for 13,000 Americans.

It never happened. Well, Foxconn was able to stroke Trumps ego to avoid tariffs and tweets from Trump. It's easy to manipulate a childlike, narcissist president.

Border walls? Yeah, right.

The S&P 500 has always performed better under every Democratic administration.

The deficit has been reduced by every Democratic administration since 1933 and exploded under every Republican administration, including Trump.

Trump has been wrong about every single thing.

The only thing he has delivered is division, pitting Americans against each other, a pathetic response to a pandemic and dragged the US into a swamp of corruption and hypocrisy.

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Posted in: Trump or Biden, Japan likely to face harsh demands in trade talks See in context

This analysis is flawed. Japanese carmakers have too many factories and parts suppliers in the US that employ too many people to warrant Japan being pushed like that. Jobs are the most important service or product politicians want.

Trump has failed completely to deliver manufacturing back to the US.

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Posted in: Do you think U.S. presidential election campaigns are more acrimonious than election campaigns for leaders in other countries? If so, why is that? See in context

It is polite in the US not to discuss either religion or politics.

It is polite to remind people of that fact too and they will change the subject immediately without any offense taken. This is part of American culture.

It used to be that way, but certainly not now.

Trump has changed politics into a disgraceful cesspool.

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Posted in: Hitachi to abolish seals for internal documents, cut paper by 70% See in context

Can't you just see some old geezer putting his hanko on a paper that says no more hanko and paper?

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Posted in: Asian shares mostly fall on uncertainty over U.S. election See in context

Let's add some numbers and facts into the discussion because numbers and facts don't lie.

Make your decisions based on historical facts, not wishful thinking or ignorance.

S&P 500:

Between 1968 – 1978 and 2000 – 2009, both periods under Republican presidents, the S&P 500 didn’t go anywhere.

The S&P 500 has advanced higher under every Democratic president since 1933.

Deficit:

Reagan (Republican) increased the deficit from $70 billion to $175 billion.

Bush 41 (Republican) increased it again to $300 billion.

Clinton (Democrat) not only reduced it to zero, actually had a $128 billion surplus.

Bush 43 (Republican) took it from a surplus to $1.2 trillion.

Obama (Democrat) halved that deficit to $600 billion.

Trump (Republican) got it back to a trillion.

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Posted in: Damage from Trump's trade wars won't heal quickly: analysts See in context

The article does not give a single example of how trade sanctions on China helped US businesses.

The Wall Street Journal had an extensive article yesterday that the trade war has not added any jobs in America and there has been no increase in American manufacturing.

And the trade deficit has gone higher.

People and politicians who believed and believe Trump have been duped by a con man political animal who is wrong about every single thing. Everything.

American companies pay the tariffs to import Chinese goods and American consumers pay higher prices after that. Anyone who doesn't understand that shouldn't be allowed to vote.

It's cheaper for retail companies to pay the tariffs than build a factory to build a product. That's why American companies abandoned American workers and went to China to have them build products at for 90% less.

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Posted in: GOP slowly gaining as early vote total surpasses 2016 See in context

It's interesting that this election is heading for a record turnout, but only a 65% turnout of eligible voters.

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