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    If humanity is going to 3D-print Moon bases, it can’t afford for things to go wrong — and NASA is backing technology to make sure those parts get built. According to Parabolic Arc, the agency recently selected a project from Relativity Space (which is working on 3D-printed rockets) that could detect and fix 3D printing in real time. If production of a habitat piece or radiation shield goes awry, the technology could automatically catch defects and repair them, determine if...
    When fascinated about your draft technique for the 60-game MLB season, you need to consider the phrases Mr. Miyagi imparted upon Daniel LaRusso in “The Karate Child” when he mentioned, “Lesson not simply karate solely. Lesson for entire life. Complete life have a steadiness, every little thing be higher.” Discovering steadiness would be the key to a profitable 2020 fantasy season. The methods (and rankings) that labored for a 162-game schedule is not going to work for a 60-game...
    When thinking about your draft strategy for the 60-game MLB season, you should think of the words Mr. Miyagi imparted upon Daniel LaRusso in “The Karate Kid” when he said, “Lesson not just karate only. Lesson for whole life. Whole life have a balance, everything be better.” Finding balance will be the key to a successful 2020 fantasy season. The strategies (and rankings) that worked for a 162-game schedule will not work for a 60-game slate. Adjustments must be made....
    When thinking about your draft strategy for the 60-game MLB season, you should think of the words Mr. Miyagi imparted upon Daniel LaRusso in “The Karate Kid” when he said, “Lesson not just karate only. Lesson for whole life. Whole life have a balance, everything be better.” Finding balance will be the key to a successful 2020 fantasy season. The strategies (and rankings) that worked for a 162-game schedule will not work for a 60-game slate. Adjustments must be made....
    U.S. Navy, Capt. Brett Crozier addresses the crew on board the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) When looking at the frightful daily tally of new COVID-19 cases, it’s understandable that the concentration has been on states at the top of all the charts. Florida has already logged over 10,000 new cases and 95 deaths on Saturday—and it’s early. Yesterday, the United States topped 71,000 cases, with a marked increase in deaths trailing, predictably, behind the spike in cases that began...
    Friday at a round table discussion with Black community leaders at Creative Visions in Des Moines, IA, Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA), a member of the Senate Armed Forces Committee, said she supported renaming military bases that honor Confederate generals even though Republican voter’s in her home state are giving her “crap.” Ernst discussed her support for Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) amendment in the Defense Authorization Bill that would require the renaming all military bases honoring the Confederacy. President Donald Trump threatened to...
    Two statues of historical figures in New Orleans were toppled from their bases late Thursday or early Friday, and a third was vandalized with spray paint in the same time period, police revealed on Friday. As The New Orleans Times Picayune reported, the bust of Confederate Col. Charles Didier Dreux was discovered on Friday morning, having been knocked down from the pedestal that had previously held it. Dreux was the first Confederate field officer killed in the Civil War; the...
    Iowa Sen. Joni ErnstJoni Kay ErnstLincoln Project offers list of GOP senators who protect Trump in new ad The Hills Campaign Report: Democratic Unity Taskforce unveils party platform recommendations Trump renews culture war, putting GOP on edge MORE (R) acknowledged on Friday that she has received pushback from members of her own party for supporting a provision in a defense bill that would change the names of military bases named after Confederate figures. “I’ve been getting heck from my own party....
    Fox News contributor Marc Thiessen insisted that President Donald Trump’s continued embrace of Confederate memorials and bases named after Lost Cause generals has nothing to do with any “love” for the Confederacy but rather the desire to defend them from “cancel culture.” Thiessen, a Washington Post columnist who recently held court with Trump for an obsequious interview, appeared Friday on Fox News’ America’s Newsroom to discuss some of the revelations from his friendly chat with the president. Besides claiming Trump...
    Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley testifies before a House Armed Services Committee hearing on July 9, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Americas top military guy, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, was last seen telling reporters that he had no idea that police and military forces were being used on the evening of June 1 to attack peaceful demonstrators in Lafayette Square so that Donald Trump could walk to his Bible photo...
    ARMY General Mark Milley called the Confederacy an “act of treason” and wants the US military to take a “hard look” at renaming bases after rebels. Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said during a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Thursday that the Confederacy violated the Constitution. 4 Army General Mark Milley, the joint chiefs of staff, said on Thursday the Confederacy was an act of treason against the US ConstitutionCredit: Getty - Pool During the...
    Confederate Army symbols within the military, including prominent Army bases named for rebel generals, are divisive and can be offensive to Black people in uniform, the nations top officer said Thursday. “The American Civil War was fought and it was an act of rebellion, it was an act of treason at the time, against the Union, against the Stars and Stripes, against the U.S. Constitution, and those officers turned their backs on their oaths,” Army Gen. Mark Milley told a...
    The House Appropriations Committee approved a spending bill for the fiscal year 2021 but included a provision that would prohibit military construction projects on bases named after Confederate figures. “The bill … includes a new provision to prohibit military construction projects on installations named for confederate officers, who led and waged armed rebellion against the United States, until a process has been initiated to replace the name of those installations,” Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., said in a statement Thursday....
    The House Appropriations Committee approved a spending bill for the fiscal year 2021 but included a provision that would prohibit military construction projects on bases named after Confederate figures. “The bill … includes a new provision to prohibit military construction projects on installations named for confederate officers, who led and waged armed rebellion against the United States, until a process has been initiated to replace the name of those installations,” Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., said in a statement Thursday....
    Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley testifies before the House Armed Services Committee hearing on Department of Defense Authorities and Roles Related to Civilian Law Enforcement in Washington, DC, July 9, 2020.Michael Reynolds | Pool via Reuters WASHINGTON — Pentagon leadership said Thursday that a process is under way to evaluate the potential removal of Confederate symbols from U.S. military installations, a move that falls out of step with President Donald Trump, who said last month...
    The House Appropriations Committee on Thursday advanced a spending bill that would prohibit military construction projects on bases named for Confederate officers. The provision, included in the $250.9 billion Military Construction and Veterans Affairs appropriations bill for 2021, was one of a series of proposals Democrats are adding to the annual funding bills in order to target Confederate symbols. The bill passed on a party line vote of 30 to 20. No service member should live or train on a base...
    By ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Confederate Army symbols within the military, including prominent Army bases named for rebel generals, are divisive and can be offensive to Blacks in uniform, the nations top officer said Thursday. “The American Civil War was fought and it was an act of rebellion, it was an act of treason at the time, against the Union, against the Stars and Stripes, against the U.S. Constitution, and those officers turned their backs...
    Reuters July 9, 2020 0 Comments The top U.S. general said on Thursday that the military had to take a “hard look” at symbols of the Confederacy, including the names of bases, and said he had recommended a commission to look at the issue even as President Donald Trump has ruled out renaming military bases that are named for Confederate leaders. Despite Americans more conscious about race issues following the death of African American George Floyd while in Minneapolis...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Confederate Army symbols within the military, including prominent Army bases named for rebel generals, are divisive and can be offensive to Blacks in uniform, the nation’s top officer said Thursday. “The American Civil War was fought and it was an act of rebellion, it was an act of treason at the time, against the Union, against the Stars and Stripes, against the U.S. Constitution, and those officers turned their backs on their oaths,” Army Gen. Mark Milley...
    Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AK) said Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)’s amendment attached to the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act is not simply an effort to rename some military bases named after Confederate leaders but a push to erase American history. “It may be portrayed in the media as Confederate named bases but it’s far more radical,” Cotton said on Monday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow. “It’s far more extreme. It would require a crane to go into to...
    Department of Defense officials are said to be drafting a policy that would ban the display of the Confederate flag in Pentagon work environments. The report comes after President Donald Trump vowed to oppose renaming the military bases honoring Confederate figures. The Associated Press reported: If approved, the draft Pentagon policy would bring the other military services in line with the Marine Corps, which banned Confederate displays on its bases in early June. Other military services had been poised to make similar decisions, but they were...
    A House spending bill would prevent new construction at military bases named after Confederate officers unless those bases are in the process of being renamed, The Hill reports. It is part of the $250.9 billion spending bill giving $10.1 billion to military construction in fiscal 2021. The bill is being considered Monday night by the House Appropriations Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Subcommittee. The move comes amid public debate over the removal of memorials to leaders of the...
    Top officials at the Pentagon are drafting a policy that would forbid United States military bases from flying Confederate flags. Pentagon officials have been circulating the document to get final approval to ban the Confederate flag from military leaders in recent weeks, according to a Monday report from CNN. It is not clear if Defense Secretary Mark Esper will consult President Trump before making the order official. If the document does become military policy, it would not be...
    EXCLUSIVE: The U.S. military services have agreed unanimously to recommend barring the display of the Confederate flag on military bases, on ships and in any public space, including barracks, multiple U.S. defense officials have told Fox News -- including one who has seen the draft agreement of service secretaries for the Army, Navy, and Air Force.The decision now rests with Defense Secretary Mark Esper, who last month requested recommendations from the service chiefs about racial issues in the ranks. President Trump has separately...
    President Donald Trump made it clear recently he opposes renaming military bases named for Confederate leaders, something that top military officials were open to discussions over. Now CNN’s Barbara Starr is reporting that a proposal to ban the Confederate flag at all bases is being reviewed by military leaders. Starr said Monday that “this has been brewing for quite a while” and it sounds close to a fina decision. “For the last week, since early last week, a draft...