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Name: Tom Conroy
Gender: Male
Hometown: CT
Home country: USA
Member since: Sat Mar 6, 2021, 08:56 PM
Number of posts: 5,144

About Me

65 years old. Lifelong democrat. Saw JFK in New Haven CT on election eve 1960. I was all of 5 years old. Cast my first vote for Jimmy Carter. Stayed up all night at the English Speaking Union I London to watch the returns. We celebrated the results about 9 AM London time. I cried the morning I learned Bobby Kennedy had been shot. I don't think I ever quite recovered, although President Obama's election helped a lot. These days I'm a moderate democrat and a cultural conservative. I miss the world of good manners, fancy dress and dancing cheek to cheek. Big TCM fan.

Journal Archives

A John Durham Sussman trial thread for today:

Don't know what happened to the Times guy.

https://twitter.com/SarahNLynch/status/1526913569324933121


https://twitter.com/JFHaughey58/status/1526991547052466176

A Summer Song - Chad and Jeremy

First Russian war criminal to be tried pleads guilty

https://twitter.com/guardian/status/1526901864318619649

Good thread on how the Ukraine military thinks the war will play out:

https://twitter.com/PhillipsPOBrien/status/1526801691538083840

Loyalty beyond measure in Ukraine.

https://twitter.com/Gerashchenko_en/status/1526845578491187200

The White House Covid Briefings Return at 10:45 AM est

From today's NY Times



The White House virus briefings return.
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By Sheryl Gay Stolberg
The White House will hold a coronavirus briefing on Wednesday after a six-week hiatus, as caseloads and hospitalizations climb around the country and the Biden administration signaled that it would extend its declaration of Covid-19 as a public health emergency.

The briefing — scheduled for 10:45 a.m. Eastern — will be the first formal on-camera session led by President Biden’s new coronavirus response coordinator, Dr. Ashish K. Jha.
Dr. Jha has spent much of his first month in office trying to persuade Congress to authorize billions of dollars in new emergency aid for the pandemic response, but the administration’s request is stalled on Capitol Hill. A senior administration official, speaking on condition of anonymity to preview Wednesday’s coronavirus briefing, said Dr. Jha would again call on Congress to release the funding, and would warn that the nation was seeing a “significant increase” in infections — a sign that Covid is not over.


It will be nice to hear Dr. Jha's always sensible thoughts

The Daily Patron

https://twitter.com/PatronDsns/status/1526531264177704960

https://twitter.com/PatronDsns/status/1526640847407792128

Oz up 2000 votes with 95 percent counted per Politico.

Oz must be flying in a lot of bamboo ballots from China.
Where are cyber ninjas?

More on the Azov soldiers who remain.

https://twitter.com/KyivIndependent/status/1526591355597819907

Too upsetting for words:

https://twitter.com/KyivIndependent/status/1526588627945410561?t=FD--0MBqdOqymqsQ2WMfAQ&s=19

This guy is live tweeting the John Durham Sussman trial and he seems

very thorough. Opening arguments are over. Evidence will begin in a few minutes.
Here's a link to the twitter feed:


https://twitter.com/charlie_savage?t=CkOIyBU3OMA-NPhqv8GT-g&s=09

https://twitter.com/charlie_savage/status/1526549684000538625
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