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Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

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12.07.2022

Netroots Nation '22 Update

After successfully going all-virtual the last two years due to the pandemic, the Netroots Nation organizers are bringing back their live, in-person event this year. It's a late-summer shindig—August 18-20 in Pittsburgh.

Everything that makes the convention one of the wonders of the modern world is still scheduled: A-list keynoters and blue-ribbon panels featuring experts with an amazing amount of smarts between their ears. Below the fold are the latest links and updated as we hit T-minus 37 days and counting:

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» The overall schedule of the convention can be found here. After-hours events and keynoters are on the cusp of being announced.

» The panels—covering everything from living in a post-Roe nation to the hottest midterm races—are now in place, and you can check ‘em out here. Mary Rickles adds:

C&J will keep you in the loop as more speakers and events are announced. In the meantime, you can follow NN on Twitter here and on Facebook here.

And now, our feature presentation...

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Cheers and Jeers for Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Note: Stand by for a big announcement.

Supplemental Note: Sorry. False alarm. It was just the neighbor yelling at me to get my zamboni out of her driveway. She never fails to disappoint me.

By the Numbers:

Days 'til National Mango Day: 10

Days 'til Burger Fest in Hamburg, New York: 4

Number of consecutive days during which overall gas prices have dropped: 28

Current official unemployment rate in the U.S.: 3.6%

Number of gun violence-related deaths in Japan in 2021: 1

Estimated number of gun violence-related deaths in the U.S.: 45,034

Age of the Hollywood Bowl as of this year: 100

Puppy Pic of the Day: True…

CHEERS to another turn of the screw. With the July 4th recess behind us, it's time for the Jan. 6th Committee to gavel in its 7th hearing on this fine July 12th. Co-chairs Bennie Thompson and Liz Cheney will present another slate of witnesses who will confirm what the other witnesses have already revealed: the 45th president of the United States—shockingly, a Republican—and his inner and outer circle plotted to violently overthrow the government and........

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