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    A Haitian intellectual's opinion

    1. Dimitry Elias Leger opines: a. Do NOT send American troops to his country. b Do NOT send United Nations peacekeepers again. i. The last time they were there, white- and blue-collar criminals gorged "on profits from the economic bubble created by the U.N. and, sadly enough, sending most of...
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    Book Review

    I am posting this news for any members or guests who are reading everything possible about this pandemic tragedy (I am not one of them). I read about it in a catalogue of books that was sent to me. I have checked Amazon and discovered that it is also available there. It's called COVID-19 by...
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    Round Up Vaccine Dodgers?

    1. Just read terrifying article in super liberal magazine. 2. Too complicated to go into detail here. 3. President Wilson authorized wanna-be cops to round up thousands and thousands of alleged draft dodgers during World War One. 4. Big business joined program in order to curb growing labor...
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    Dumbing down for "inclusion"

    If you major in Classics at Princeton, you won't be required any longer to study Latin or Greek. One alumnus likens this move to "an engineering department abandoning mathematics and physics." Source: The Week, June 11, 2021, print edition, page 5.
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    Euphemism for "Keep your place"

    1. I have just learned it. 2. A popular comedian (let's say he's from Mars) recently lectured people from, let's say, Jupiter on how to behave. 3. A commentator from Jupiter has just responded that it was not the place for someone from Mars to lecture people from Jupiter. a. She said...
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    Thank you, Mr. Lai

    1. Jimmy Lai published the Chinese-language Apple Daily for 26 years in Hong Kong. 2. This month the Emperor of China decided to crack down: He threw Mr. Lai into jail, froze the assets of the paper, and that was it! 3. The Beijing puppets who run Hong Kong submissively accepted this...
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    Dr. Kelly Victory's Opinion re: COVID

    1. I have noticed that this message board (unlike Facebook or Twitter) allows views about COVID other than those that are currently considered orthodox by the government. 2. I realize that many people have already made up their minds regarding taking the vaccine. That's fine. 3. For those...
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    Parkinson's & Marijuana

    I know someone who has Parkinson's. His main problems are falling, hallucinations, & slurred speech. He is thinking about using marijuana to help him. I have checked the Web, and it seems that most doctors recommend against it. They feel that it might cause negative side effects. On the...
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    Disrespect to the King of Spain

    1. I have just returned from YouTube where I saw a video of the Spanish King opening the Cortes (their Parliament). 2. There was much pomp and circumstance (such as when Queen Elizabeth opens a new session of Parliament). 3. When the King entered the chamber, everyone stood. 4. But some...
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    "What Happens When Japan Stops Looking 'Japanese' ?"

    1. While surfing Google News a few minutes ago, I came across this article about the immigration issue in Japan. 2. It appears in the American liberal magazine Atlantic. 3. Just google the title of the article (in the title of my thread) + the words "The Atlantic." 4. Two points that...
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    Would it be safe for me to use ride-sharing?

    1. Here in Los Angeles, some cabbies will not let old people use their senior discount cards. 2. The cabbies find that some of those old people do not give them a tip. 3. This old man (82) is thinking of trying out that newfangled system called ride sharing. a. I do not have a smartphone...
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    What a class act!

    1. I could not care less about tennis. 2. But tears welled up when I read this morning about tennis player Naomi Osaka's kindness toward Coco Gauff, whom Ms. Osaka had just decisively beaten in a match. 3. Ms. Osaka invited Ms. Gauff to join her in a post-game interview on the court. She...
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    Drive-in brothels

    1. In many ways, the Germans are far ahead of the world when it comes to progressive thought. 2. I just got my first chuckle of the day when I read an article this morning on the Guardian website. a. The city of Cologne allows drive-in brothels. b. If you are in a mood for some romance...
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    Why did it take 25 minutes to rescue the Pope?

    1. I have just read on Google News that His Holiness was trapped in an elevator for 25 minutes. a. Being trapped in an elevator is one of my biggest fears. b. I always try to use the stairs whenever possible. Presently, I can still manage to walk up at least ten flights of stairs. 2. When His...
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    The next time you visit Nanjing (Nanking), China ...

    1. You will, of course, visit the memorial to the hundreds of thousands of Chinese people who were slaughtered and raped during six weeks in 1937 by Japanese soldiers. 2. You will see a rose growing there called the "Nanjing Forever the Sindberg Rose." 3. Berhard Arp Sindberg was a Danish...
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    Should First Ladies Be Fashion Plates?

    1. I greatly admire our First Lady. a. She is beautiful. b. She is gracious. c. She avoids all controversies. 2. I was concerned, however, when I saw all the coverage of how she dressed in many different exquisite and expensive dresses when she accompanied the President in France. 3. I know...
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    The Japanese are so darn polite!

    1. Every day I go to YouTube to see the latest videos of what the Emperor and Empress have been doing. 2. Today I saw them walking through the (main?) railroad station in Tokyo. 3. They waved to all the ordinary people who were waiting to see them. 4. They also bowed to the dignitaries who...
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    Is it Mr. Abe or Mr. Shinzo?

    1. If you read English-language sources, you know that the prime minister of Japan is referred to as "Shinzo Abe." Thus: "Mr. Abe." 2. The Japanese (along with the Chinese and the Koreans) always give their family name first. Thus: "Abe Shinzo." 3. Some influential people in Japan are now...
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    "Do you mind if I take a picture?"

    A TRUE story from the September, 2019, print edition of Reader's Digest. 1. Louis G. is 82 years old. 2. He lives in Florida. 3. When he goes out, he likes to look sharp. 4. At the deli, a young woman asked of Mr. G. that question in the title of the thread. 5. Mr. G. was flattered...
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    Peaceful protesters lose their eyes and arms

    In a certain country where there have been numerous protests, at least 22 peaceful protesters have lost one eye at the hands of the police and at least 5 peaceful protesters have lost an arm at the hands of the police. Is that certain country North Korea or Russia or China or Iran or Saudi...
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