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Gray Connolly @GrayConnolly Sydney, Australia

Husbandist|Strategist|Militarist|Jurist|Constitutionalist|Papist~Highly Red Tory~Souths/Richmond/ISTJ/Cars~Basset Hound counsellor~Proverbs 27:17~RTs=mordant

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Joined Twitter 2/22/12


Good Night All. https://t.co/YLQKAujjse“We have to help people through this, she said. The church is absent in a way she hasn’t been absent before, but sh… https://t.co/ZgN7DZ8oydIf someone close to you suffers a loss & all you can be bothered to do is send an email, just send nothing. Better… https://t.co/EwXJVhZthv @LegemPoneMihi How can a Scot say that about porridge??? @myrarulz @esaagar The cricket may get the Indian vote and the Adidas may help shore up any Slavic voters.Just make Ferraris FREE https://t.co/OErMOJjEDSAsk the various powers fighting over it.... https://t.co/Fqb0Yjf82x @HumphreyBohun @thefactualprep I think the "Whither?" people here see Biden as their ticket back to restoration. Th… https://t.co/9QqIcVsJwp @iliasofjohn @Joe_Hildebrand @vanOnselenP Pete is a dear friend & a valued criticWhen, exactly, was this golden age of which Dan speaks? https://t.co/4jd1CD8hnv
Retweeted by Gray Connolly#OTD in 1920, the most important battle you've never heard of happened on the outskirts of Warsaw when Marshal Piłs… https://t.co/JgrfYdrloT
Retweeted by Gray ConnollyTukhachevsky's orders to his troops before the battle read, in part, "Через труп белой Польши лежит путь к мировому… https://t.co/ZhwgBoDKQo
Retweeted by Gray Connolly @RohanCT @916_stevo @michaelsnape No, Bellamy, iirc, modelled his approach on Parkin's. The Parkin approach is real… https://t.co/cnPRvYo57lUS foreign policy peaked, clearly, with the Iraq War and the 2011 Libya intervention, the catastrophic consequences… https://t.co/TPvwutQE8f @DebraKi53686485 I am so sorry. I was younger but thankfully not a youngster - but gaps are there & you become very… https://t.co/7nWzQp21h6 @RohanCT @916_stevo @michaelsnape Bellamy is an excellent coach. Have to give him credit. He built that whole infrastructure. @esaagar Need Trump to pad up for a nets session #CricketBZ Finland. You're not NATO ... but you're close. https://t.co/jhbgx2X46Y
Retweeted by Gray Connolly @JoeReynolds2020 Indeed it has @CdreMattDecker I respect the French immensely @DebraKi53686485 I lost my parents a while ago as a younger person and I know how hard it is & how after a while it… https://t.co/6tHoEv9zRa @JoeReynolds2020 You are OK thoughReminder also that many of these “bad areas” are food and energy importers in a time of a pandemic and a USD shorta… https://t.co/Zla7UJP6Yx @AndrewAQLD Good manGiven events in Libya, Lebanon, and Greece/Turkey, time for a conference of major powers with equities in the regio… https://t.co/9lkpRPCybTSeems appropriate given what the Russians are doing in Libya .... https://t.co/k3Z8adkdpY @KurtBW_WTRF @mapto @andrewmichta @jgotkowska @BartosiakJacek @Radziejewski @ischinger @EvansRyan202 @LawDavFhttps://t.co/WnfbPCNJwi @AndrewAQLD Montell transcends time - you may go on mute for thishttps://t.co/xH9NTSS5fJIn the White Room .... https://t.co/63vkwLDgH6In a big country, dreams stay with you https://t.co/lLcVpNlu1s2/2 I collected mums belongings from the hospital and amongst it all I discovered a brown box. On opening it up at… https://t.co/RSVdpx7iLR
Retweeted by Gray Connolly @DebraKi53686485 I know this is no real help but I know, well, how hard this time is for anyone, and I hope you are… https://t.co/AZod53P1hiCNN is going to get Tucker Carlson elected president
Retweeted by Gray Connollyif you dont post anything for a month and i can't find the reason why, i just assume you died and got buried in someones yard like a pet
Retweeted by Gray Connolly @byrdshouse Never ever @papyrus470 @BrendanEich Unless your older brother can tell you the colour of the boathouse at Hereford, then cut him away..... @byrdshouse It is such a good movie @PHIL99362 I do what I can hereI presume everyone following me has seen HEAT & Ronin https://t.co/d43x9NuwFS @papyrus470 I have been blessed to have many exchanges with @BrendanEich - he is a wonderful interlocutor and someo… https://t.co/AJ8ZJWG9Qp @tarwathie @JWH1895 No, very much the French position is whatever de jure arrangement we have made, de facto the empire continues onBiden Vows To Return Nation To Era When Press Didn't Bother Reporting On President's Scandals https://t.co/98wYGBP3jd
Retweeted by Gray ConnollyNot by me ... if there is doubt etc https://t.co/fHxpvM2rHO @AdamNWalk The French version of elitism is more preferable as it involves more competent people and less of the sort of herding found here @GrayConnolly A coworker of mine was originally from Côte d'Ivoire. When the French sent Rafale fighter jets and tr… https://t.co/dnLJ4dj3G2
Retweeted by Gray ConnollyThe French have a proper deep state with very competent leaders. Hence they never leave somewhere that matters, lik… https://t.co/8ecpdyqfEU @NC_Robinson It is run amok - it is a Bahasa word iirc @mmbrenn To do the degree any French President plays realpolitik then he has my support @mmbrenn Never the French. I tweet often about the French. Charles de Gaulle is one of my few heroesNever take your eyes off the Bear https://t.co/FYgaZ85TznTo borrow from Sam from “Ronin”, the French never left Lebanon - to their credit, the French have a very realistic… https://t.co/dNsiBpTCTIThe French can live with the Russians. It is not 1985 anymore. https://t.co/OWgoLGQ97E @danielburlingt1 Like Caesar, Trump is blessed to have the adversaries that he does"What if Valeska Rautenberg is right and we are all astronauts?"Given the obvious Saint Edmund Campion "Brag" here, possibly the only intelligent comment that this Schmidt fellow… https://t.co/YV3QVUSJ5L @mmbrenn To be fair, we all have our grievances, Margaret @Sartor1836 Kamala Harris, like pretty much all politicians, is an opportunist. If she needed to be a communist, s… https://t.co/6SlLKGdOoj @tminear @theheraldsun It was a mystery why in EMV Commissioner Crisp's statement that ADF representatives attended… https://t.co/vi6p6KzG9I
Retweeted by Gray ConnollyTrajan's father was from Spain & his Senator father had served well under (iirc) Vespasian and Titus. Trajan was a… https://t.co/uq5JbDcuyJNB: Warships have by necessity an incredible human density but that is why every part possible is washed, cleaned,… https://t.co/ZtRMitxLfFI often think of the fact that de Gaulle, perhaps the greatest Frenchman of the 20th century, chose to be buried in… https://t.co/CXH12DFr5w
Retweeted by Gray Connolly @Rogue_Beaver @HumphreyBohun If Charles de Gaulle would not suffer a fool then I have no doubt the person was a fool. @DeMelaatse @wshuntington @DavidLarter You will never find me less than very enthusiastic for the F15 - indeed, the… https://t.co/jpO8jEbgvt @LethalityJane A red wine is a fruit product FWIW @HumphreyBohun @RMFifthCircuit @ByMikeBaker What is now Germany has been an historical cross-roads for many milenni… https://t.co/DyCgpGPro9 @iammarkcarnegie See here: https://t.co/m1LvXiIH2K
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@jbordeaux Would imagine in the nature of these things there would be incriminating emails and messages. You may be… https://t.co/7cTqFv1DIj @jbordeaux I said on all sides. Trump’s behaviour if true there is appalling. I saw the KBR in Iraq. I am aware of… https://t.co/vCzKrTxwyJ @jbordeaux I respect the sheer grift of American politics on all sides. How people run for president to promote boo… https://t.co/zByzCz7XLi @DavidLarter You are saying the very quiet part out loud againCombat Radius of the P-51 Mustang: 750 miles F-35B (internal fuel): 450+ miles
Retweeted by Gray Connolly @whsieh @davidrieff You always have me at de GaulleThe sheer theatre of American politics & its very public grift of alleged slights & grievances into ever higher off… https://t.co/fnRTYreExl @davidrieff @whsieh Afghanistan needs to become the problem of Iran, Russia, India etal again. @GrayConnolly I agree--I sympathize with the CT folks who are honorable public servants, but I think they have the… https://t.co/BCccfjEifv
Retweeted by Gray Connolly @whsieh You cannot be “a little bit” at war @GrayConnolly The Afghan War is backed by both national builders and counter-terrorism operators—the former has fan… https://t.co/fHZ82iQlY9
Retweeted by Gray Connolly @GrayConnolly Even the smaller counter-terrorism option Biden backed required a serious conventional force footprin… https://t.co/YyQwQPx17b
Retweeted by Gray ConnollyThis in the Graun is (seriously) very good on local libraries. One of many sound trenches to proverbially die in i… https://t.co/n0P22v6im5"All of the plebians as one hailed Caesar's provision of bread and denarii to the masses, and missed not at all the… https://t.co/bk8WIrcEIhhttps://t.co/iB5Z7kxvqm
Retweeted by Gray Connolly @Pdweanwa7654 Fair point @michaeltanchum Suspect that the real French military spend, taking into account everything, is much greater🇫🇷 🇹🇷 Turkey has over 100,000 more active duty military personnel than France, but: Defense Bu… https://t.co/u9KaiJDDuH
Retweeted by Gray ConnollyBear in mind that the focus on Lebanon is because of a tragedy there - meanwhile Russians etal are in Libya (good j… https://t.co/VXE7THIqLSPutin has a saying that "Russia will be the friend of whoever will be the friend of Russia" or thereabouts. That ac… https://t.co/ro6pJAGGDcThis chart over-simplifies the French history. Firstly, since the Crusades (which were a French operation), the Fra… https://t.co/oCHK0aEuJG @cindynorth1 Team Racoon.This Oct 2019 map of (historically routine except for Libya) French operations/commitments ivo Middle East/North Af… https://t.co/zCkzDg2pnsOttomans repelled? Whither? https://t.co/Ui6kpHi3WFWest should be supporting the French here. Lebanon is much more important than Syria. And reinvigorating a non-Hezb… https://t.co/ThjOssSQ6iVery serious reporting https://t.co/UcfaaIukORNot sure how if you worked for Bush during the Iraq War carnage and then the bank bailouts you really get to query… https://t.co/mt4TJDTZsx @PatsKarvelas @mathaiaus RTYI https://t.co/SJTVJPH7Om @colonelpowpow Look they have to get used to itJust read Thucydides to contrast https://t.co/Z9uQupV9nx
Retweeted by Gray ConnollyBoomers..... https://t.co/6I2H9G6sI4Twitter has been terrible for a whole cohort of passed over / aspiring Civ/Mil people, always desperate to offer ne… https://t.co/8FaJim2tcO @ScholarsInk It is deeply unhealthy albeit good to see Americans driving in the right seat here.
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