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Jazz Trumpeter Wallace Roney Dies at 59 from Covid-19

Wallace Roney, a trumpeter and composer who embodied the pugnacious, harmonically restive side of post-bop throughout an illustrious four-decade career, died this morning at St. Joseph's University Medical Center in Paterson, N.J. He was 59.

The cause was complications from COVID-19, according to his fiancée, Dawn Felice Jones. She said Roney had been admitted to the hospital last Wednesday.

Roney first rose to prominence as a sharp young steward of the modern jazz tradition, winning national awards in his early 20s and joining several high-profile bands. But it was a public benediction by his idol and mentor, Miles Davis, that catapulted him into a rare stratum of jazz celebrity.

Very sad to hear this.
Posted by Suburban Warrior | Tue Mar 31, 2020, 08:32 PM (3 replies)

Mike Francesa Rant

New Yorker's may know Mike Francesa as a sports radio personality. He was a big Trump supporter. Not anymore.

https://twitter.com/jiveDurkey/status/1244806496300515330?s=20
Posted by Suburban Warrior | Mon Mar 30, 2020, 10:46 PM (11 replies)

U.S. Just Surpassed 3,000 Covid-19 Deaths

https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html
Posted by Suburban Warrior | Mon Mar 30, 2020, 10:31 PM (6 replies)

Fox News Is Very Concerned About This Presidential Candidate's Brain

Posted by Suburban Warrior | Wed Mar 25, 2020, 01:19 PM (3 replies)

Arizona man facing charges for threatening Adam Schiff

Source: Politico

An Arizona man indicted in October for threatening to kill Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) told police he was likely reacting to a Fox News segment when he left the alcohol-fueled voicemail, according to newly filed court documents.

Jan Peter Meister, a convicted sex offender with a long rap sheet, was indicted on Oct. 23, 2019 for leaving the voicemail with Schiff’s Washington, D.C. office. After a search of Meister’s residence, prosecutors also charged him with illegal possession of firearms, including a loaded .380 caliber handgun, a 9mm handgun and an American Tactical Rifle, along with 700 rounds of ammunition.

A motion filed late last week by Meister’s attorneys revealed a portion of his interview with police during which Meister apologized for making the call and said that he may have been reacting to commentary on Fox News.

“Meister responded that he watches Fox News and likely was upset at something that he saw on the news. He stated that he strongly dislikes the Democrats, and feels they are to blame for the country's political issues,” according to the police summary of the interview. “Meister stated that he likely Goggled [sic] the congressman’s office number to make the call.”

Read more: https://www.politico.com/news/2020/02/04/arizona-man-threatening-schiff-110682
Posted by Suburban Warrior | Tue Feb 4, 2020, 02:35 PM (24 replies)

Martin O'Malley just drove Ken Cuccinelli out of the Dubliner in DC

https://twitter.com/siobhanphilly/status/1199838534573658113
A liberal ex-governor walks into a bar, followed by a conservative Trump administration official.

Instead of a punchline, what followed, one witness said, was a “shame-invoking tirade” by Martin O’Malley, the former Democratic governor of Maryland, directed at Ken Cuccinelli II, the former Virginia attorney general who is acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.

The two political polar opposites crossed paths Wednesday night at the Dubliner, a Capitol Hill Irish pub popular on Thanksgiving Eve with Gonzaga College High School graduates. Both men attended the school, graduating five years apart in the 1980s.

Siobhan Arnold, who was visiting from Philadelphia, had just met O’Malley at the bar when Cuccinelli walked in. Soon the two men were face-to-face, she said, with O’Malley excoriating Cuccinelli over the Trump administration’s immigration policies.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/ken-cuccinelli-walked-into-a-bar-and-martin-omalley-lit-into-him/2019/11/28/8277421c-1191-11ea-b0fc-62cc38411ebb_story.html
Posted by Suburban Warrior | Thu Nov 28, 2019, 10:33 AM (54 replies)

Giuliani associate wants to testify that Nunes aides hid Ukraine meetings on Biden dirt from Schiff

Source: CNBC

WASHINGTON – The lawyer for an indicted business associate of Rudy Giuliani said his client is prepared to testify under oath that aides to Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, scrapped a trip to Ukraine this year when they realized it would mean notifying Democratic Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff.

Lev Parnas would tell Congress that the purpose of the planned trip was to interview two Ukrainian prosecutors who claim to have evidence that could help President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, Parnas’ attorney, Joseph Bondy, told CNBC. Nunes is one of Trump’s most outspoken defenders in Congress. Giuliani is one of the president’s personal lawyers.

But when Nunes’ staff realized that going to Ukraine themselves would mean alerting Schiff to their plans, they instead asked Parnas to set up the meetings for them over phone and Skype, which he did, according to Bondy.

The Intelligence Committee is leading the House’s impeachment inquiry into Trump. It wrapped up two weeks of public hearings Thursday during which several Trump administration officials described a pressure campaign to influence Ukraine into saying it would investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, the frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, and a discredited conspiracy theory regarding the 2016 election.

Read more: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/11/24/giuliani-ally-would-testify-that-nunes-staffers-hid-ukraine-meetings-from-schiff.html



Drip...drip...drip...
Posted by Suburban Warrior | Sun Nov 24, 2019, 11:01 PM (21 replies)

Trump Casino in Las Vegas

https://twitter.com/PaulLidicul/status/1181987508202041344
Posted by Suburban Warrior | Wed Oct 9, 2019, 02:31 PM (66 replies)

Trump raised Biden with Xi in June call housed in highly secure server

Source: CNN

Washington (CNN)When President Donald Trump suggested — without prompting — that China should investigate Joe Biden and his son, he thrust another political grudge into what was already the world's most complicated and consequential relationship.

The move startled Chinese officials, who say they have little interest in becoming embroiled in a US political controversy. And it amounted to the latest extraordinary effort by Trump to openly request political assistance from foreign governments.

Thursday's comments weren't the first time Trump has injected Biden into his relationship with China, though he said Thursday he has never pushed Xi to investigate the former vice president. Nor is it the first time he has sought to trade favors with Xi, who this week celebrated the 70th birthday of his ruling communist party with a note of congratulations from Trump.

During a phone call with Xi on June 18, Trump raised Biden's political prospects as well as those of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who by then had started rising in the polls, according to two people familiar with the discussion. In that call, Trump also told Xi he would remain quiet on Hong Kong protests as trade talks progressed.




Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/03/politics/trump-biden-call-xi-secure-server/index.html
Posted by Suburban Warrior | Thu Oct 3, 2019, 07:02 PM (7 replies)

Guiliani confirms IG Docs originated with him

https://twitter.com/mkraju/status/1179550403802861573
Posted by Suburban Warrior | Wed Oct 2, 2019, 08:39 PM (7 replies)
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