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Name: Tom Conroy
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Hometown: CT
Home country: USA
Member since: Sat Mar 6, 2021, 07:56 PM
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Kyiv one year ago.

https://twitter.com/GoncharenkoUa/status/1599513834116370432


I'm going to go there.

Flu season. Yikes!

https://twitter.com/ScottGottliebMD/status/1599258761293856769

Patron: Safe in the arms of the Major General!

https://twitter.com/PatronDsns/status/1599444334637555714

Boat trip from Rotterdam to Amsterdam. They have amazing bridges!

https://twitter.com/fasc1nate/status/1598947746991706112

Prof Phillips Peyson OBrien's Sunday update on Ukraine (substack link)

Trying to cut down on my posting from Twitter when I can.


https://open.substack.com/pub/phillipspobrien/p/weekend-update-5?r=1tj8gp&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=email

NY Times: Twitter keeps missing its advertising targets as woes mount.

2022
The World Cup has historically been a boon for Twitter, bringing in record traffic and an influx of advertising dollars.

But this time, when the global soccer tournament started on Nov. 20, Twitter’s U.S. ad revenue was running at 80 percent below internal expectations for that week, three people with knowledge of the figures said.

In tandem, Twitter was rapidly cutting its revenue projections. The company previously forecast that it would generate $1.4 billion in the last three months of the year, down from $1.6 billion a year ago because of the global economic downturn. But as Twitter kept missing its weekly advertising targets, that number slid to $1.3 billion, then to $1.1 billion, two people said.

Elon Musk, Twitter’s new owner, has warned repeatedly that his social media company faces dire financial straits. Interviews with seven former employees and internal documents seen by The New York Times paint a fuller picture of Twitter’s financial woes.

No paywall:
Twitter Keeps Missing Its Advertising Targets as Woes Mount https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/02/technology/twitter-advertising-targets-missed.html?unlocked_article_code=AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACEIPuonUktbfqYhlSlUbASbJUNMnqBqCgvfeh6Ajh2PiITLQQDpcwv4JApOB_UiIeaN5aNYvxHGeRcRaPbNpROB3yqUXGX1RfDSSg8nOnoUZcWJyoJivX2gy0tWcBuBhrmexYyzicL8ggeDish7DOWG8W7iP1HIqdAxmqcFvcVy6yDdfkPe-Z-1x2Nh71PgmAokrBmtTIXnX4IS7Tkl2K96EbRrD6gIpWus_WTrbn9GU77poYxwFQBudDys5uTBgnYsabNAHP6__LAoje979h9gSCW9pK4SuB_4hVvXPGmBDkOWhC3Qan-zGSw8

Christmas 2021 in Mauripol

https://twitter.com/IrynaVoichuk/status/1598371689670316045

One evil man's malice wiped out a city.

Patron: The dark times

https://twitter.com/PatronDsns/status/1598421108390121472

Ukraine's railway workers: True Heros!

https://twitter.com/Mylovanov/status/1598200734608396288

The sentencing range for the Oath Keeper convicts:

Federal sentencing guidelines are an art unto themselves. Here's a little info on the possible ranges along with guideline enhancements.

https://twitter.com/JordanOnRecord/status/1597755325464969218

https://twitter.com/JordanOnRecord/status/1597758081386958849?t=lwnxt2WsXfu_9wY-dmTYVg&s=19

Don't underestimate the OK defense lawyers. IMHO they did an excellent job. They beat a number of charges including some against Rhodes. Remember the government chooses who to prosecute, what charges to bring and what the evidence will be for conviction. They really should win most of the time. The defense lawyers played a difficult hand well. This is what the trial judge said at end of closing arguments:

https://twitter.com/rparloff/status/1594813452261924864

Judges don't usually say that.
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