There are three items that will come before the Common Council tonight. I have included some of the comments sent to All Alders. As Alders, we receive many comments on issues that come before us. Sunday violent surge below Nanda Devi, India second highest peak, swept away a small hydro electric project called Rishiganga and damaged a bigger one further downstream the Dhauliganga river being built by state firm NTPC. Dom Sibley and Dan Lawrence, both yet to open their account, will return after lunch with England hoping to bat India out of the contest. The German former world number one was one of 72 players who were unable to leave their rooms to train during quarantine after passengers on their flights to Melbourne tested positive for COVID 19.
People asking why carry guns everywhere. Whole threads devolving into defensive examples of times when they could used a gun or would been screwed if they didn have a gun and implying that the person who asked the question would be unable to defend their family in the case of a home invasion. The “new addition to my EDC” image post of a wedding band.
Tanveer remains a master of hypnotic Punjabi drumming, sometimes spinning multiple dhols around his neck while playing. Hailing from the Thar desert town of Umerkot, Mai Dhai keeps the centuries old Manganiyar musical tradition alive with her soaring vocals and dhol playing. The Pashtoon rubab is the focal point for Khumariyaan.
It could be a long time, if ever, before Facebook has the skills to make a premier smartphone to challenge the latest Apple and Samsung models. But the mid tier market is large and that Facebook game scale. It wants to connect everyone, not just those with hundreds and hundreds of dollars to throw down on a handset..
The trial starts this week. Trump lawyers have indicated that they plan to argue he merely “exercised his First Amendment right under the Constitution to express his belief that the election results were suspect” an argument 144 leading First Amendment and constitutional scholars from across the political spectrum called “legally frivolous” did not tell his supporters to violently attack the Capitol in a fiery speech right before the assault, and cannot be impeached since he is no longer in office. That last argument is popular among Senate Republicans, but top conservative constitutional lawyer Charles Cooper urged them in a new Wall Street Journal op ed to disregard that flawed, illogical view and “judge the former president misconduct on the merits.” As far as the merits go, federal “court documents show that more than two dozen people charged in the attack specifically cited Trump and his calls to gather that day in describing on social media or in conversations with others why they decided to take action by coming to Washington,” The Washington Post reports.