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RT @damon_pang: 1st #HK Justice Secretary Elsie Leung: suspected abduction of #CausewayBay #bookseller a sign of transparency, "No 1 would
Fri Jun 23 10:39:10 2017

RT @BraddJaffy: Trump White House is trying to get House GOP to water down the new Russia sanctions bill that passed the Senate 98-2 https:
Thu Jun 22 16:57:56 2017

@Steve_Dunthorne @elson_tong Thought they were demonstrating how much road wasn't blocked by illegal parking & unloading
Thu Jun 22 16:55:48 2017

RT @HongKongFP: National education scheme was never suspended in Hong Kong schools, says incoming education chief https://t.co/SJxB1nZjxJ @
Thu Jun 22 16:48:27 2017

RT @Clintonswalk: About that, yep :) https://t.co/XGsIbpgsaw
Thu Jun 22 16:46:34 2017

@Brakkabadoom Never say never. When critiquing HK or PEC govt or 1 Party State is criminalised and net harmonised, they might allow it
Thu Jun 22 15:16:08 2017

RT @Steve_Dunthorne: This is worrying news ... as I've got HNA Group in the 'next shoe to drop after Anbang' sweepstake https://t.co/4KvBtA
Thu Jun 22 14:28:38 2017

RT @conradhackett: Richest 10% of Americans take a larger slice of the economic pie than they did in 1913, at peak of the Gilded Age https:
Thu Jun 22 13:25:40 2017

RT @theophontes: @jdawsey1 @daaitoulaam "Dear Leader instructed me to tell you to take notes..." https://t.co/Ju65qlZ4ze
Thu Jun 22 13:23:49 2017

RT @hkchrislau: As China tramples on Hong Kong's freedom, a feeble Britain avoids its glance | Angela Gui https://t.co/vmm4ReOGJd
Thu Jun 22 13:21:25 2017

RT @USATODAY: The experts we talked to came back to the same analogy again and again: sharecropping. https://t.co/XFnnIZMjRT
Thu Jun 22 13:17:08 2017

RT @AriBerman: 53 years ago today KKK murdered civil rights activists Andrew Goodman, James Chaney & Mickey Schwerner during Mississippi Fr
Thu Jun 22 13:16:30 2017

RT @RonaldKlain: You know what's better than fact-checking Trump? Embedding facts in the Trump coverage. Kudos, @maggieNYT https://t.co/J
Thu Jun 22 13:11:24 2017

The ban is unacceptable to lovers of a free press. The CCP isn't. It's a lover of a completely owned loyalist press https://t.co/6n25QAE4pR
Thu Jun 22 13:09:38 2017

Of course she wasn't going to sort it out. CCP sees online media as less easily bought/manipulated, so disloyal and https://t.co/7EQh2ZyNMB
Thu Jun 22 13:00:02 2017

@ChrisDerps @midnight General Mills' Shock and Awe & General Mills' Perpetual War #MillenialFood
Thu Jun 22 12:10:28 2017

RT @nlbmprez: Power Hitters: @DaveWinfieldHOF @MLB Commissioner, Rob Manfred, @MayorSlyJames & @MLB_PLAYERS Exec. Dir, Tony Clark at the NL
Thu Jun 22 12:06:20 2017

RT @jdawsey1: No camera or recording allowed tomorrow at White House briefing with spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, per advisory.
Thu Jun 22 12:02:50 2017

But clearly the testing contractor forged these tests solely on their own initiative. No one ever asked them to for https://t.co/w2UxcL0Quo
Thu Jun 22 12:02:13 2017

RT @b3108: They won't always do this in front of a wall with slogans imitating how they "genuinely" blahblahblah. Now,repeat this at a "pu
Thu Jun 22 11:40:03 2017

RT @Steve_Dunthorne: Scottish website finds stock pic to illustrate story about cost of living in Aberdeen ... just one little problem http
Thu Jun 22 11:37:48 2017

RT @exUKexHK: #HK is not just a hugely unequal society, it's unjust on so many levels. https://t.co/ohLPEmUBQn
Thu Jun 22 11:27:18 2017

RT @MzCSmith: @MLB, @MLBPA to provide $1 mill to Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to preserve history, inspire future minority players. Congra
Thu Jun 22 11:21:05 2017

RT @BaldingsWorld: This data is as bogus as GDP https://t.co/FhrjWxd3nW
Thu Jun 22 11:19:51 2017

RT @TomPepinsky: The greatest trick China has pulled is normalizing racial identitarianism and convincing Westerners that it's OK because C
Thu Jun 22 11:19:19 2017

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Daai Tou Laam Diary

Thoughts on Trump Supporters


by Tom Legg at Thu Mar 17 00:50:43 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 00:50:43 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 00:50:43 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 04:28:12 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 04:28:12 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.<...