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sf2kJul. 26, 2016 - 06:57PM JST
Sanders supporters should just start a party, use the sparrow as the logo, and start running for local house and senate seats. Build up in the meantime and then run their own presidential candidate next time. No point in pretending the DNC matters anymore than the RNC
Posted in: Sanders urges fans to rally behind Clinton as Democratic convention heats up
sf2kJul. 26, 2016 - 06:53PM JST
So the house is empty? Just like the media
Posted in: Stake-out
sf2kJul. 26, 2016 - 03:49PM JST
With Bernie as the only candidate that represented real hope and real change relegated to a sideshow there's very little for those that feel cheated to vote for. Even with adopting many items into the platform from Sanders, more likely they will spurn the DNC, and all the year long machinations against them and their democracy from a biased media to the crazy gavel lady in Nevada to the DNC chair. This makes sure that Clinton does not receive their vote. She never earned it. (On a side note all power hungry women that maybe can dispel the notion that women are somehow immune to the worst of politics.)
M.Obama's excellent speech is misplaced. Hardly a match In the wake of direct action showing that Clinton and her team are not worth it. When D.W.Shultz's promotion as the 50-state chair for Clinton comes to light, it will end any Sanders support if her ousting didn't already.
Given all the fubar, a Trump presidency just got a lot closer and it all started when the DNC deemed democracy a threat to their plans.
sf2kJul. 26, 2016 - 09:29AM JST
This is a presidential candidate is it?
Posted in: Trump's new derisive nickname for Clinton - 'Rotten'
sf2kJul. 26, 2016 - 09:02AM JST
Wasserman Schultz just got promoted and praised by Clinton to be her honorary 50-state chair. Clinton just really doesn't want to win. Sanders and his voters are just being played for suckers
Sanders would be better off pulling a Cruz and walking off the stage at this point. With the two most hated candidates in USA history he's better off being the only positive candidate. Normally I wouldn't think a 3rd party candidate would do anything but split the vote but in this case both Trump and Clinton are the worst USA can offer within both their respective broken systems, so he has a chance to unite the country against both
sf2kJul. 25, 2016 - 02:57PM JST
This is a shock to them, they just want to keep failing, it's easier
Posted in: Nintendo shares plunge 16% on Pokemon Go warning
sf2kJul. 25, 2016 - 02:01PM JST
Saucer on a bird of prey. Kinda war-like for a ship named Discovery
Posted in: New 'Star Trek' series to be called 'Discovery'
sf2kJul. 25, 2016 - 07:32AM JST
They chickened out on the decision. Like the rest of their generation
Posted in: IOC leaves decision to ban Russians from Rio Olympics to global sports federations
sf2kJul. 25, 2016 - 07:26AM JST
nuclear needs adherence to local safety plans in ways renewables never will. By having to spend more money beforehand to meet health and safety needs and ignoring those needs, courts can clearly see nothing has been done and nuclear can continue to be blocked for mismanagement.
Nukes are lemons. They can't exist without public money and are just a money pit. For the cost of one nuke though you could remove thousands of people from the current energy paradigm with renewables but also better housing construction, heat pumps, and the like. It doesn't need to all be solar panels but put all variations on the table and it could be very interesting.
some people are stuck in techno-trumphalism, the need to create radioactive waste without caring about current or future generations. That also has to end and replace it with localized energy systems needed in a resilient manner for an earthquake prone country. For once, the design requirements will be able to be met rather than the preposterous notion that nuclear is good for Japan.
Posted in: Business lobby says Abe gov't can't rely on nuclear energy
sf2kJul. 25, 2016 - 07:16AM JST
if It's about spending the public's money, Abe is your man
Posted in: Critics question economic impact of Abe's maglev decision
sf2kJul. 24, 2016 - 10:16AM JST
The only thing in the way is government, not actual technology or options
sf2kJul. 24, 2016 - 10:08AM JST
It's not difficult. It's just making a decision.
Posted in: Hurdles ahead to enable possible abdication of emperor
sf2kJul. 24, 2016 - 05:38AM JST
If they would just train their own teachers, or swap them out 2-3 times a week for language specialists, then Engrish might even be stopped. As it stands, 30 years later, Japan still can't speak English at a level comparable to the cost.
I taught English in Japan and if I'm the arbiter of quality and expertise in English that's pretty laughably sad. Nice pay though. It's a Joe Job for foreigners. Like being a paid extra in a movie. But you know this
Posted in: Japan's consulate in New York sees off JET teachers in program's 30th year
sf2kJul. 24, 2016 - 05:31AM JST
Turn it off. You're not going to miss it. So many better things to be doing and learning. Even getting enough sleep
Posted in: The key to loving Japanese TV if you're a foreigner
sf2kJul. 24, 2016 - 12:39AM JST
unfortunately this isn't going to help in a way a professional can such as identifying self destructive behaviours, any city services available, long term goal setting and planning.
you don't have to be mentally ill to need professional services. In university for example, the health offices make an effort to reduce mental stress with meetings on planning and also one on one appointments. Stress is stress
Posted in: 'Rented men' are paid just to listen
sf2kJul. 22, 2016 - 01:54AM JST
As well in the same month, July 3rd, it was reported here that "Osaka Prefectural Police neglected investigating 2,300 cases, including homicides" http://www.japantoday.com/category/crime/view/osaka-prefectural-police-neglected-investigating-2300-cases-including-homicides
Thus it's hard to take the premise of this article seriously about the decline in crimes, if crimes are not investigated
Posted in: No. of detected crimes in 1st half of 2016 lowest since 1989
sf2kJul. 21, 2016 - 04:33PM JST
crazed religious nutbars angered by stereotypes.. Delicious
Posted in: Ted Cruz booed as he refuses to endorse Donald Trump
sf2kJul. 21, 2016 - 04:15PM JST
how is this and all the other stimulus infusions ever going to be paid back if ever? Dumping public cash down the money pit. For a limited time maybe but not as daily standard policy. The returns have never materialized otherwise they wouldn't need to keep doing it.
As this increases, the likelihood of it ever ending also diminishes, as the cargo-cult of instant money replaces all actual economic activity and real decisions that a population can no longer make.
Thus ensuring future suffering, not alleviating it. I feel very sorry for Japan
Posted in: Japanese gov't eyes over Y20 tril stimulus to support economy
sf2kJul. 21, 2016 - 02:39PM JST
watched a guy with app open to the Pokemon screen walking towards a bad part of town after midnight. They've been programmed by the app to stop all higher level thinking. Pokezombies
Posted in: Gov't kicks off safety campaign ahead of Pokemon Go launch in Japan
sf2kJul. 21, 2016 - 01:56PM JST
Weirdly nationalizing their economy for companies. If they would just give all the public taxes they are giving away back to the people, then the economy worth promoting would outlast those that aren't.
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Jul. 26, 2016 - 07:14PM JST
The way Putin confiscates money and bribes and other things from people you would think otherwise.…
Jul. 26, 2016 - 07:10PM JST
On another note, as the ocean level continues to rise, China's man-made islands will become increasingly…
Posted in: U.S., Japan, Australia step in for weak Southeast Asia to chide China
Jul. 26, 2016 - 07:09PM JST
Wonder how Okinawa feels about that? The SEALDs brats are high-5ing. More hiding behind the US…
Posted in: Democrats commit to U.S. defense of Japan under 'rebalance' to Asia
"Ahh...So now the people that support the party of socialism and income redistribution and Marxism is…
Jul. 26, 2016 - 07:06PM JST
So let me get this straight. Asylum seekers get benefits, a roof over their head…
Posted in: Germany warns of anti-migrant backlash after week of bloodshed
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