I am just an outside observer but Ms. Pelosi's argument seems so poor - instead of more straightforward explanation of why it is not just the amount, she goes and attacks the questioner...

Looks like Mr Trump's own goal? I wonder if he realizes he was only making himself look worse...

Natural street washing after heavy rain 😄

If our nominally democratic countries were more participatory, we would all be teaming up to allow exodus from Hong Kong as political refugees.

Yasu boosted

My collaborator and I are considering to draft a "set of requirements" for proper software that just does what it says without any string attached. Our idea is that with the proper requirements which would inevitably disqualify all proprietary software and even some open source (unless modified), we can rebuild an entire software ecosystem!

The recent submission of worker coop bill to the Japanese parliament is so historic. Here's the English summary: jwcu.coop/houseika/?p=1284

I don't know about other countries but I heard this kind of "punishment" is common for whistleblowers in Japan - what a country of sheep and conformists! A municipal government employee has been quarantined in a private office after embarrassing his colleagues by reporting accidental overtaxing!

Having said that though, this could become a pretty good job? 😄


Oh yes I totally agree. Legalized Looting!


Very interesting that people go after the small fish (like shop looters) and don't go after the real deal (rent extraction and state capturing!)

youtu.be/KEMGvl0TfH0 OMG I think I know what she is talking about here - when I used to work for a big American investment bank, all employees had to repeatedly be educated on anti-Israeli-boycott law

Just so much weeding to do... ok one obvious solution is to hire some... but is there any clever solution? Is it possible to have sheep but what do you do during vacation... Is there any roaming robot that keeps pressing the sprouts of weed?

Sorry except for 2 years or so in Singapore 😄

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I honestly don't know how to understand police violence in the US.... I only have live in Japan and the number one priority for the police officers here seem to avoid any trouble in the career that will probably last until they reach retirement age. They are thus often well behaved and civilized. I asked my American wife but I still don't get it...

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