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RT @JohnHemmings2: Andrew Robb offered AU$800K job at PRC company while STILL Trade Minister, after negotiating Port Darwin lease to same c
Sat Jun 23 13:31:35 2018

RT @JackSmithIV: A teenager jogging on the beach in Canada crossed the U.S. border accidentally. ICE and CPB drove her over 100 miles south
Sat Jun 23 13:22:48 2018

RT @josephfcox: New: remember that company providing phone location tracking to low level law enforcement? Ended up in severe abuse? It was
Fri Jun 22 21:53:10 2018

@stoutyhk would love it more if it led to direct red for cheaters faking fouls in the box to match direct red for hand balls in the box.
Fri Jun 22 21:48:14 2018

@stevebenen am I awful to suggest if Cuomo cared about liberal New Yorkers to stop blocking them in favor of his ca https://t.co/2Y8367lNXL
Fri Jun 22 21:43:56 2018

Which is the basis of 1C2S while destroying the actual administration of such laws to produce a Potemkin govt heade https://t.co/MKgoOgC62i
Fri Jun 22 21:40:23 2018

#FIFA needs a direct red card for simulating a foul in the box to match direct red card for hand ball in the box. #stoptheflopping
Fri Jun 22 21:38:22 2018

RT @mrbcyber: British television host censored in China after he criticised Xi Jinping and human rights abuses by his government https://t
Thu Jun 21 23:51:34 2018

I'm sure the Chairman and CEO of the MTR are thankful they're part of #HongKong's ethnic Chinese elite and not Jay Walder.
Thu Jun 21 22:04:11 2018

So when does the 1 day bump happen and unlock all the cash in the margin accounts and let the HIBOR drop? https://t.co/LklBPe1QuJ
Thu Jun 21 22:01:21 2018

RT @froomkin: Another false-equivalence monstrosity from the @nytimes (@peterbakernyt & @katierogers) likening the occasional cuss word fro
Thu Jun 21 21:48:36 2018

Always blame the dog for jumping as high as asked. Never blame the owner that asked the dog to jump that high. Espe https://t.co/UDPn0bpmIU
Thu Jun 21 17:41:26 2018

RT @chinalabour: In bizarre and worrying development, three doctors in Guizhou have been detained for allegedly misdiagnosing occupational
Thu Jun 21 17:37:15 2018

RT @poppymcp: The fantastic SEA-based reporter @instupor had a story killed because she had retweeted criticism of the publication who comm
Thu Jun 21 17:27:24 2018

#HongKong's #1C1S judiciary will bill him into bankruptcy and give the victory to the #CCP, while being rewarded ha https://t.co/W69crW6Qnk
Thu Jun 21 17:23:50 2018

pro-#CCP #HongKong legislators reaffirm their love of pro-CCP rubber stamp ability to waste HK tax dollars on CronY https://t.co/gsBMvwH8MB
Thu Jun 21 17:22:07 2018

RT @xinwenxiaojie: TaKungPao editorial: HK'ers shd be celebrating on #July1st. Annual #protest is unlawful and unconstitutional, how come i
Thu Jun 21 17:16:38 2018

RT @juliacarriew: My mom keeps these in the attic. Her uncle took them down when they were posted around his house, then saved them as a re
Thu Jun 21 17:16:08 2018

RT @GraemeKSmith: @jo_m_chandler @limlouisa @DailypostVu @Post_Courier @jemimagar Oh dear... Reporting the Pacific just got a bit more diff
Thu Jun 21 17:12:20 2018

RT @mbrookerhk: Unbelievable. This man is under a mafia death sentence https://t.co/YiJwpg5oq6
Thu Jun 21 17:09:16 2018

RT @GenMhayden: So exactly when do we send up the warning flare. After a torchlight parade chanting blood and soil. After the WH Press Of
Thu Jun 21 17:00:32 2018

Loaning you a million dollars, so you can pay your loan shark for the supplies, labour, and everything else to buil https://t.co/3jPXYknaRy
Thu Jun 21 16:59:31 2018

But as with drug war, the idea that demand suppression will end the flow of endangered animal parts in #HongKong is https://t.co/veSpDeauSa
Thu Jun 21 16:56:19 2018

As I said, if you're in #HongKong and eat shark fin soup even though you wouldn't order it, you're the problem. Whe https://t.co/G0IqG2Rc1w
Thu Jun 21 16:48:40 2018

Innovative chefs? Consumption of endangered species in #HongKong is driven by mass market. Mass market banquet chef https://t.co/qJAd6ZUYcS
Thu Jun 21 16:36:23 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.<...