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Name: Tom Conroy
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Hometown: CT
Home country: USA
Current location: Langley, Virginia
Member since: Sat Mar 6, 2021, 08:56 PM
Number of posts: 7,107

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Member of NAFO. Living large on an enormous CIA paycheck.

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The situation in Ukraine: Operational silence holds.

Ukraine is saying little and even Russian military commentators have little to say. Except they do say this: Ukraine has been firing an enormous volume of artillery shells along the Robotyne-Verbove main line of advance and the shelling has also reached the russian rear in the city of Tokmak and other nearby villages. The russians describe a volume of Ukranian shelling not seen before in the War. "Apocolyptic volume" Of shelling
Several experts I have some regard for agree this all is a prelude to a major push. There are reports Ukraine has moved reserve brigades close to the Robotyne front. The thought is that the shelling will attrite the russian forces in the area. But when the push by Ukraine forces will come: no one knows.
Waiting and hoping.🙏🙏🙏

Good summary of Ukraines offensive to date from USA Today:

Ukraine launched a counteroffensive against Russia's invasion earlier this summer with high hopes, but some experts have been skeptical that Ukraine will achieve its goals due to limited progress. Others, such as Ambassador John Herbst, senior director of the Atlantic Councilís Eurasia Center, a Washington, D.C., think tank, have a more positive view of Ukraine's efforts.

"The offensive has gone pretty much the way I anticipated. I've been saying since March that given what we are sending Ukraine by way of weapons, the best we could expect would be modest Ukrainian gains, which I'd define as several square hundred kilometers liberated. And, in fact, by the end of July, Ukraine had liberated over 300 square kilometers (186 square miles). And now it's gotta be triple or quadruple that. Maybe even more.

"We saw a lot of hand-wringing from both commentators and administration officials on background, going back to the middle of August, in the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Washington Post, and elsewhere, about how the offensive is not living up to its expectations. That's nonsense.


Today's missile strike on the Black Sea fleet HQ appears to have targeted a specific meeting.

It took out top level army officers as well as Navy ones. The fate of the commander of the Black Sea fleet is not known at present but rumors fly.



ATACMs for Ukraine at last. Thank You President Biden!


The Kerch Bridge awaits!

UAW to strike at additional GM and Stellantis plants, but not Ford


Ukraine Intelligence Chief Budanov comments on today's missile strike against Russian Navy HQ:


Utah Republican Senator Mike Lee's Ukraine poll gets ruined by NAFO!


Since in addition to voting I gave Senator Lee a piece of my mind, I am now blocked from his 'based Mike Lee' account. Others should feel free to share their thoughts with the good senator however.
I'm going to call his office to urge an increase in CIA funding of NAFO. I haven't gotten a raise in a week.

In ten days Ukraine has.....




All in Crimea. There are reports Russian submarines have fled the port of Sevastopol. Three more grain transport ships are headed for Odessa.

Patron's cure for anyone angry or sad!


Bob Dylan is on tour this fall.

I wouldn't spend big bucks (for me) to see many people in concert. But I did for him.

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