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RT @MMFlint: https://t.co/EPYE6WNidM
Fri Jan 19 13:25:02 2018

RT @VinceSchilling: Greetings Twitter Family - Can You Help? According to new YouTube Guidelines - I need 1,000 subscribers by Feb 20 to r
Fri Jan 19 13:19:38 2018

RT @Jimparedes: Royal battle. Go for the jugular. Both of you! hahahaha https://t.co/Pks7Odxikb
Fri Jan 19 13:18:03 2018

RT @charlesmok: China Level 2: Exercise increased caution Exercise increased caution in China due to the arbitrary enforcement of local l
Fri Jan 19 13:10:39 2018

RT @doyle_kevin: Cambodia opposition-in-exile call for peaceful protests, and Cambodia PM responds with warning of artillery shells and gr
Fri Jan 19 13:09:53 2018

RT @mrbcyber: Chinese state-owned media companies are expanding aggressively in the US, while US media blocked in China https://t.co/TlGeFI
Fri Jan 19 13:08:26 2018

RT @ScottHech: Today in court: 2 young black men. Charged w murder. Locked up on Rikers for last 3 yrs. Midway through hearing about identi
Fri Jan 19 13:08:14 2018

RT @elyratner: Gallup numbers also brutal for China. Extraordinary given U.S. own goals and PRC spending billions on global propaganda that
Fri Jan 19 12:37:38 2018

RT @SophieHRW: Beijings keenness to control speech is manifest, while influential figures and institutions in democracies proclaim lofty
Fri Jan 19 12:36:41 2018

RT @JigmeUgen: INSECURITY: Shawn Zhang, a Chinese student in Canada posted a Tibetan flag on Twitter. Chinese security personnels pressured
Fri Jan 19 12:35:40 2018

RT @Sarah_G_Cook: Apparently today is #WinnieThePoohDay. Adding some (censored) Chinese netizen humor to the mix. Happy #WinnieThePoohDay e
Fri Jan 19 12:33:57 2018

RT @TRAFFIC_WLTrade: BREAKING: 300 #songbirds thrown overboard by smugglers in Malaysia during pursuit by authorities. Only 3 survived http
Thu Jan 18 20:34:59 2018

@ptsportsfans wow. goal scorers?
Thu Jan 18 20:30:25 2018

RT @RareBirdAlertUK: https://t.co/xBLxI0CCdJ are a superb company who do loads of good work donating a lot if money +books to conservation
Thu Jan 18 20:20:17 2018

RT @NSFVoyager2: Sister ship @NASAVoyager is 19 hrs 36 mins 51 secs of light-travel time from Earth (2018:018:120000:1L)
Thu Jan 18 20:13:53 2018

RT @BaldingsWorld: This is amazing. China Daily actually said Marriott needs "rectification". I still remember being laughed at when I said
Thu Jan 18 20:11:32 2018

RT @peterkrupa: quit kicking at these footballs. they didn't actually care about the deficit, they didn't actually care about waste/fraud/a
Thu Jan 18 20:08:06 2018

RT @Reuters: 'Pyongyang Olympics?' Backlash reveals changing attitudes in South Korea https://t.co/mn9LlNshjb https://t.co/zWXkD8xYQc
Thu Jan 18 19:28:07 2018

RT @Independent: Rabbis are hiding African asylum seekers facing deportation in Israel https://t.co/xOAbuchDe4
Thu Jan 18 19:15:07 2018

RT @BaldingsWorld: Me reading unnamed international IB report that says China has broken investors belief in the implicit guarantee-->> htt
Thu Jan 18 18:52:58 2018

RT @iingwen: Democracy & freedom cannot be taken for granted, as latest @FreedomHouseDC #FreedomReport shows. #Taiwan is proud to be one of
Thu Jan 18 18:52:21 2018

Intentionally missing the point as redefined bid rigging to exclude corporations with linked but unrelated director https://t.co/oHE1katR4P
Thu Jan 18 18:13:42 2018

RT @InfoSecHotSpot: New botnet infects cryptocurrency mining computers, replaces wallet address https://t.co/wOKfwQKCry via @InfoSecHotSpot
Thu Jan 18 17:23:12 2018

RT @benedictrogers: In today's Hong Kong, a legislator can be disqualified for quoting Mahatma Gandhi, and then jailed, & a British person
Thu Jan 18 17:22:55 2018

RT @ChinaLawTransl8: The Law protecting the people's heroes and martyrs from insult and defamation is still up for public comment through J
Thu Jan 18 17:16:46 2018

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Daai Tou Laam Diary

Thoughts on Trump Supporters


by Tom Legg at Thu Mar 17 08:50:43 2016

Wake up to Dennis Miller providing unsolicited advice to Bernie Sanders fans. The punchline is "They're trying to ram her down your throat." Throat ramming is a popular motif in conservative netroots vocabulary. Google search for "Obama throat ram" or "democrats throat ram" and you'll hundreds of thousands of hits. It also points to the true rat...

Thoughts on Trump Supporters


by Tom Legg at Thu Mar 17 08:50:43 2016

Wake up to Dennis Miller providing unsolicited advice to Bernie Sanders fans. The punchline is "They're trying to ram her down your throat." Throat ramming is a popular motif in conservative netroots vocabulary. Google search for "Obama throat ram" or "democrats throat ram" and you'll hundreds of thousands of hits. It also points to the true rat...

Thoughts on Trump Supporters


by Tom Legg at Thu Mar 17 08:50:43 2016

Wake up to Dennis Miller providing unsolicited advice to Bernie Sanders fans. The punchline is "They're trying to ram her down your throat." Throat ramming is a popular motif in conservative netroots vocabulary. Google search for "Obama throat ram" or "democrats throat ram" and you'll hundreds of thousands of hits. It also points to the true rat...

Ripples of Occupy...


by Tom Legg at Wed Sep 30 12:28:12 2015

With the 1 year anniversary of the start of Occupy Hong Kong, lots of stories have been written. One of interest as a jumping off point to larger issues is this interview with Occupy players one year on from Harbour Times.<...

Ripples of Occupy...


by Tom Legg at Wed Sep 30 12:28:12 2015

With the 1 year anniversary of the start of Occupy Hong Kong, lots of stories have been written. One of interest as a jumping off point to larger issues is this interview with Occupy players one year on from Harbour Times.<...