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I'm in the Speccie today, writing on the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
#mauerfall30
blogs.spectator.co.uk/2019/11/have-w…
I remember 10 years ago, around the 20th anniversary, I also gave a talk on the subject. It was almost exclusively backward-looking. I didn't relate it to anything happening in Britain at the time, because it didn't seem relevant.
This time is a bit different, because:
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📣 THREAD: Oral arguments on the insane #TexasFoldEm #ACA case will happen on Tuesday before a 3-judge panel for the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.
One judge is a Jimmy Carter appointee.
One is a George W. Bush appointee.
One is a Donald Trump appointee.
1/
As @mattbc just noted, while a HUGE social media presence to #SaveTheACA is expected (as well as real world protests/rallies, etc), the sad truth is that there's very little which can be done to influence the 5th Circuit panels' decision. They're lifetime judicial appointees. 2/
As he also pointed out, while the *hearing* will happen on Tuesday, they likely won't announce their *decision* on the case for several weeks or even months...and the odds are that their decision will then be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court regardless of how they rule. 3/
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4378: William Barr questioned regarding The Mueller Report • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #WilliamBarr #NitaLowey #MuellerReport #RobertMueller #DonaldTrump #Schadenfreude
1/ On Tuesday, 9 April 2019, Attorney General William Barr testified before the US House Appropriations subcommittee. The hearing was intended to address the Justice Department budget.
2/ Democrats, however, took the opportunity to ask questions regarding other topics - including special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US election.
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And now, we present the #WholeMegillah... @JewishTweets style!
Book of Esther, Chapter 1: Achashverosh hosts massive party. EVERYONE is invited. #WholeMegillah #Purim
Queen Vashti denies the king. Oooo she's in trouble. A new queen is sought. #WholeMegillah #Purim
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