Why wouldn't you just wear masks and sit a little apart from each other in a your regular meeting room?
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7 day average nationally has been dead flat at around 500 since August 30.
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This format with a mute is going to turn into a massacre of Trump.
Biden will outline broadly policies and ideals. Trump will just squander his time insulting Joe and lying.
If Trump is smart he’ll call in sick!
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I'm loathe to post on this topic because no one is listening to each other anymore as opinions have become set in stone.
However; there is no cover up.
The Japanese Govt. and their advisors have plainly stated in articles here, and in interviews elsewhere.
'The Olympics will take place at any cost'.
'Community spread will be monitored, and no further S.O.E. or lock-down measures will take place.'
'Data was being suppressed (March) to avoid community panic.'
They have been quite open about this in their own odd way.
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Did the person who posted this question not listen to the Japanese Government a month ago?
'The Tokyo Olympics will take place at any cost.'
There is your answer.
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As said above the Zoom style debate should be easy. Both get their speaking time with the other muted. Followed by a few minutes of open 'discussion sessions' (where Trump can do his bellow and whine nonsense routine.)
Followed by Q and A with the moderator one by one.
*Blacklabel**Today 03:15 pm JST*
''no because its a lame and weak excuse to try to dodge the debate.''
It seems perfectly rational and valid to me....Unless Trump dosen't really have Covid and was just attempting sympathy drama and loading up on experimental prevention drugs?
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Lol, psychiatric side effects of Dexymethazone can include:
Mood swings, Euphoria, irritability, emotional instability, insomnia and more.
How long has Trump been on this stuff?
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This very conveniently took rascism, tax evasion and the debate fallout out of the news cycle.
It's certainly very odd they would just let him go for joyride regardless of precautions taken.
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Australia has and is largely enjoying life close to what we all called 'normal' ( with the caveat of mask wearing and social restrictions) BECAUSE of severe and strict lockdowns and quarantine. This, an Island nation which has closed it's states off from others, and via a public that has taken steps to wear masks in a culture where that is an alien concept has seen considerable, and significant success in controlling the virus.
The selfish actions of groups of uneducated people are demonstrably prolonging the epidemic and thus Government intervention in everyday life, and denying the good efforts the majority.
Countries that ignore the success of Australia and New Zealand will struggle on in a zombie like state of non regulated restriction and growing economic pain until a vaccine is developed and released.
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Mockery, of course.
Sympathy, I can understand.
Shock? Who would be shocked about this with the behavior the clown prince has been exhibiting and promoting?
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Mute switch for the microphones and a lobotomy for Trump.
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I disagree Reckless, Covid has many other negative effects.
Widespread testing is important and the foundation of strategies that are proving effective in combating the virus.
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Just my unhappy opinion:
The message is clear. The Government were open about it.
'The Olympics must take place at any cost.'
To achieve that Japan needs to continue to lower testing and continue controlled spread through the community.
Once Flu season starts guess what the diagnosis will be for anyone with covid 19 like symptoms.
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Trump: 'I've been re routing your taxes, and avoiding paying my own.'
Trump fans: 'He's so smart!'
Trump: 'Racists are O.K. by me.'
Trump fans:'Make America great!'
Trump. 'Incoherent mumbling.'
Trump fans: 'I know I am, but what are you?'
The mind boggles.
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My stupid friend: 'Should athle...'
Me: 'Stop right there! No. Hell no. Nope.'
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Lol bring on the salty 'They' will never return freedoms once 'They' take it brigade.
Australia is doing an excellent job. Yes, there has been economic pain, and it's probably not the end of the road, but the results around the country of a decisive plan of action based on public health speak for themselves.
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Japan blew it's window of opportunity to lock down and take control back in March (Olympic Gold fever).
Covid is out there; you are going to get it.
That is the course Japan chose because it's the cheapest.
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Edit...just realized you can still see through the display. So, OK.
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Pass....I'll just walk a few meters to a machine that shows me which brand I'm buying.
'Crystal Geyser' vs 'Miu' makes all the difference.
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Dear Van....here's a song for you.
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i think Trump is doing all he can to quit, he doesn’t want a 2nd term but wants to be able to blame Biden and an election for why he is so terrible at his job
He has no idea what he is or should be doing, every single day there are more lies and outrages.
The Presidency was just a vanity project for him.
if America can’t take the hint...well....
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robert maesToday 12:53 pm JST
''but first you have to sell your soul to them and sign with your blood''
I just used an alias and linked it to a new free e-mail account. No blood, no soul lost.
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It's an amazing photo, like a Super Hero movie poster!
This is Japan's future..where no one can afford to retire or have children. The young immigrant care workers have been carefully left out of frame.
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It's not that people have 'lost interest'.
it's just pointless reposting the same comments every day.
My opinion is the same today, as it was last month, as it was back in April.
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''I'm confused. The numbers just jumped back up...'
Nothing happened to the numbers, Covid is consistently spreading.
What changed is the number of tests performed. Up and down the Government will do this all year, and next (if no vaccine becomes available).
Just my opinion:
A few months ago daily cases below 100 were considered concerning.
Now we are all used to around 300...and it's 'normal'
That 'normal' number will slowly be increased over the coming months as long as they don't see signs of panic in the community at large.
An appropriate image would be the Frog in the constantly heated test tube. We are the Frogs.
I don't like it at all.
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