Category Archives: Breaking News

Just a few observations:

In a recent article, I think Bill Palmer is reading it wrong. A battle hardened Admiral or General, Army or Marine, can not be intimidated or embarrassed by this guy. Could Nimitz, Puller, Patton, Bradley or Montgomery or any of … Continue reading

Posted in Aviation, Breaking News, US Military, War | 2 Comments

Devin Nunes (R-CA) forges for his sodding tiger at the White House

By ann summers “Chairman Nunes met with his source at the White House grounds in order to have proximity to a secure location where he could view the information provided by the source.” Coincidentally, there is an orange rumped agouti … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election, Breaking News, Congress, Constitutional Law, Government, History, House of Representatives, Media, Political Science, Politics, Presidential Elections, United States | Tagged , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Caterpillar Busted on Taxes

Forbes is reporting: Caterpillar Inc. is about as American as you can get, except that these days it’s not, having been partially shuffled off to Switzerland. But it still must deal with the IRS, and the IRS isn’t happy with the heavy … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, FBI, Illinois, IRS, Stock Market, United States | 5 Comments

Daughter of Trump’s Florida campaign manager ‘walked out’ of White House

by Terry Welshans Six White House staffers  were “walked out of the building by security” on Wednesday after not passing the SF86 and were dismissed Thursday morning after failing FBI background checks. The SF-86 is a 127 page Questionnaire for … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, FBI, Government, Politics, United States | 8 Comments

USS Porter Buzzed by Russian Planes in Black Sea

  I cross-posted this to Daily Kos earlier today. This is the first time the Russians have flown close aboard a US Navy ship since tRump has taken office. In this case, the flights included four aircraft. The first buzzing … Continue reading

Posted in Aviation, Breaking News, Russia, United States, USN | 22 Comments

Continuing Making Friends

Kathryns’ Report, an aviation web site,  reported today that Emirates says flight was delayed after Delta Airlines refused them a spare part. As Faux News says, “We report, you decide.” DUBAI, Feb 9 Emirates has accused Delta Air Lines of … Continue reading

Posted in Aviation, Breaking News, Economics, Politics | 1 Comment

More Unintended Consequences

Andy Pasztor reported February 9, 2017 in The Wall Street Journal:  that in the wake of Mr. Trump’s executive order putting all new and pending regulations on hold for 60 days, the Federal Aviation Administration’s normally low-profile, routine safety directives … Continue reading

Posted in Aviation, Breaking News, Government | 3 Comments