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Re: random foreign news thread
« Reply #25 on: July 09, 2022, 01:04:40 PM »
You would think with a name like Abe, there would have been more protections in place.
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Re: random foreign news thread
« Reply #26 on: July 09, 2022, 05:53:22 PM »
Abe was bad. Japan’s democracy is more of a joke than ours. The Reuters headline was funny. https://twitter.com/Srirachachau/status/1545300311815831552?s=20&t=QYpxZIt3TVxmP0bWQ8FFDA

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Re: random foreign news thread
« Reply #27 on: July 09, 2022, 06:30:55 PM »
Abe was bad. Japan’s democracy is more of a joke than ours. The Reuters headline was funny. https://twitter.com/Srirachachau/status/1545300311815831552?s=20&t=QYpxZIt3TVxmP0bWQ8FFDA

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Re: random foreign news thread
« Reply #29 on: July 10, 2022, 12:59:51 PM »
https://www.newyorker.com/news/q-and-a/how-shinzo-abe-sought-to-rewrite-japanese-history

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Re: random foreign news thread
« Reply #30 on: July 10, 2022, 02:43:59 PM »
yeah, he was bad on historical accountability.  good at governing.
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"experienced commanders will simply be smeared and will actually go to the meat."

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Re: random foreign news thread
« Reply #33 on: September 23, 2022, 09:29:34 PM »
"experienced commanders will simply be smeared and will actually go to the meat."

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"experienced commanders will simply be smeared and will actually go to the meat."

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Re: random foreign news thread
« Reply #35 on: October 19, 2022, 09:29:25 PM »
For those not as tied into U.K. politics as I am, the plight of the Tories is quite a show.

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Re: random foreign news thread
« Reply #37 on: October 20, 2022, 09:31:30 AM »
Lol

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« Reply #38 on: October 20, 2022, 09:32:50 AM »
... and into the black

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Re: random foreign news thread
« Reply #39 on: October 20, 2022, 01:58:19 PM »
persian autumn or naw?

https://twitter.com/ErshadAlijani/status/1573439362427244558

I have an Iranian coworker and she is very fired up

also what's going on with Haiti?

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Re: random foreign news thread
« Reply #40 on: October 20, 2022, 04:33:09 PM »
A head of lettuce with a blonde wig and googly eyes lasted longer than Truss.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2022/oct/20/iceberg-lettuce-in-blonde-wig-outlasts-liz-truss
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Re: random foreign news thread
« Reply #41 on: October 20, 2022, 04:38:18 PM »
what's going on with Haiti?

my very fuzzy understanding is that the government is both illegitimate and ineffectual and power is somewhat devolved to gangs (maybe warlords would be a better term?).
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Re: random foreign news thread
« Reply #42 on: October 20, 2022, 06:03:19 PM »
seems to me more likely than not that they'll go back to bojo, which would be so funny.

https://twitter.com/GuidoFawkes/status/1583203501710069760
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Re: random foreign news thread
« Reply #43 on: October 20, 2022, 06:05:41 PM »
I'd go with Penny, solely because she's a woman. The world would benefit from more female leaders.

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Re: random foreign news thread
« Reply #45 on: October 24, 2022, 11:29:58 AM »
I'd go with Penny, solely because she's a woman. The world would benefit from more female leaders.

Pretty hilarious given the reason they're in this current situation.

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Re: random foreign news thread
« Reply #46 on: October 24, 2022, 03:16:48 PM »
What can I say? In for a Penny, in for a pound.

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« Reply #47 on: October 24, 2022, 03:22:39 PM »
What can I say? In for a Penny, in for a pound.

It’s better to be Penny wise than pound foolish

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Re: random foreign news thread
« Reply #48 on: October 24, 2022, 08:57:56 PM »
i'm sad we won't get boris 2.0. 
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