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Tomconroy's Journal
Tomconroy's Journal
July 28, 2022

I spend a lot of time on twitter in order to post things about Ukraine

I'm not going to post the tweet but it's from a guy in the UK called Jimmy, very knowledgeable, pro Ukraine.
He says there is a video circulating of a Russian castrating a Ukrainian prisoner. And he reports it's happened on other occasions.
I can't take anymore for now. I'm going to take a break.
I don't understand why we haven't done what's necessary to win this war.

July 28, 2022

GDP fell .9% for the second quarterly decline and a strong signal of recession.


The U.S. economy contracted for the second straight quarter from April to June, hitting a widely accepted rule of thumb for a recession, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported Thursday.

Gross domestic product fell 0.9% at an annualized pace for the period, according to the advance estimate. That follows a 1.6% decline in the first quarter and was worse than the Dow Jones estimate for a gain of 0.3%.

Officially, the National Bureau of Economic Research declares recessions and expansions, and likely won’t make a judgment on the period in question for months if not longer.

But a second straight negative GDP reading meets a long-held basic view of recession, despite the unusual circumstances of the decline and regardless of what the NBER decides. GDP is the broadest measure of the economy and encompasses the total level of goods and services produced during the period.
July 27, 2022

Brief update on the Battle of Kherson Ukraine


Ukraine has severed almost all of the bridges needed to resupply Kherson. That leaves somewhere around 10-12000 orcs on the wrong side of the river to be resupplied by air or possibly by barges. Virtually an impossible logistics task.
Ukraine has imposed a virtual embargo on news about the region.
We shall see what happens.

The video is of the results of the HIMARs strike last night.

And this from Ukraine MOD:


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