Musk’s Era Of Routinely Re-Flown Rockets (Ala SpaceX): SES-11 Launch Gallery

Musk’s Era Of Routinely Re-Flown Rockets (Ala SpaceX): SES-11 Launch Gallery

Elon Musk’s extraordinary vision of an era when re-flown rockets are offered as a ‘routine service’ rather than the exception is a ‘major sea change getting closer’ to fruition with each passing day thanks to SpaceX, said SES CTO Martin Halliwell in an exclusive interview with Universe Today, following the stunning sunset blastoff of the […]

Trump Goes to War With Puerto Rico

Trump Goes to War With Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico has had a tough go of it lately. Earlier this year, its debt problems spilled over into crisis as public debt reached more than $70 billion, or about 56% GDP. That may sound low in the context of sovereign nations, like the United States itself which has the privilege of printing money, but […]

NFL Players Protest Trump Comments

NFL Players Protest Trump Comments

Donald Trump has turned his ire on professional athletes, calling for NFL owners to fire NFL players who kneel during the national anthem in a profanity-laced outburst to supporters in Alabama. In response, players from the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars link arms along with staff from the teams. Jaguars owners Shad Khan also joined the […]

Is Trump Discovering Triangulation?

Is Trump Discovering Triangulation?

At the outset of his presidency, Bill Clinton was in trouble. The economy was not yet booming, the deficit was getting out of control, and the healthcare plan his wife roled out went down in flames. His approval rating dropped below 40%. Frustrated at the situation, Clinton summoned one of his long-time strategists – Dick […]

Murdoch-Owned Media’s Radical Climate Denial in the Face of Disaster

Murdoch-Owned Media’s Radical Climate Denial in the Face of Disaster

A recent survey by progressive watchdog Public Citizen  (9/12/17) on the media’s coverage of hurricanes Harvey and Irma confirms what’s long been known: Corporate media are indifferent to the causal relationship between climate change and extreme weather, and by far the worst offenders are the Rupert Murdoch–owned Fox News, Wall Street Journal and New York Post. The survey covered […]

The Mysterious Attack on U.S. Diplomats in Havana

The Mysterious Attack on U.S. Diplomats in Havana

An investigation by the FBI has so far failed turn up the answer to who attacked twenty-one U.S. diplomats and five Canadian diplomats in Cuba. The attack was a sonic attack which caused dizziness, confusion, and deafness. The attacks were made at the homes of diplomats as well as hotels where they were staying. U.S. […]

How ‘Dreamers” and Green Card Lottery Winners Strengthen the Economy

How ‘Dreamers” and Green Card Lottery Winners Strengthen the Economy

While President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans have long decried illegal immigration and proposed remedies like the wall and mass deportations, they have traditionally favored the legal kind, partly because their business donors demand it. That seems to have changed. In August, the president publicly backed a GOP bill to slash the number of “green cards” awarded each year in half and […]

Corporate Media’s Soft Spot for Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner

Corporate Media’s Soft Spot for Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner

In June, the celebrity magazine Us Weekly (6/7/17) ran a cover story on Ivanka Trump not-so-subtly titled, “Why I Disagree With My Dad.” Relying on carefully chosen anonymous “sources” and “Ivanka insiders,” the story cast the First Daughter as a key player inside the White House who has “battled” her more conservative father over “everything from LGBT […]

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