And now our Full Measure investigation into the state of the U.S. Navy, which is seen as the best and most powerful sea force in the world. But back-to-back tragedies in 2017 provided a disturbing window into some critical weaknesses you might not have heard about. As global developments promise to further challenge the Navy, […]
CBS News has reportedly admitted to an embarrassing mistake: the network misrepresented video of a crowded Italian hospital as being a New York hospital filled with coronavirus patients. Last week, “CBS This Morning” showed the video in a segment about New York City. Many observers flagged the mistake on social media. According to Fox News, […]
Sixty-one percent (61%) of those recently polled say an economic recession is very likely. That’s up from 38% who believed it was very likely less than two weeks ago. That’s according to a recent Gallup survey. Another 31% say a recession is somewhat likely. Only 8% say they do not believe a recession will occur. […]
The following is an excerpt from my latest article in The Hill upon the passing of Senator Tom Coburn. The national debt is $23 trillion and counting. I can think of no more fitting way to remember Tom Coburn than to cite that statistic. Knowing Coburn professionally as I did, it likely haunted him until […]
One of the first to advocate for drastic measures to combat coronavirus was Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton. Almost two weeks ago, he remarked “what seems extreme today, will seem obvious tomorrow,” as he called for most businesses to close up and Americans to stay home. He also had tough words for the country he sees […]
Americans give high ratings to how most leaders and institutions have responded to coronavirus. That’s according to a recent Gallup poll. The following entities received above 80% approval ratings in their handling of and response to the crisis: Hospitals Schools State government Employers Health agencies The majority of respondents also gave President Donald Trump (60%), […]
After back to back tragedies in 2017, Navy commanders and crew were charged with negligent homicide. In the end, the double disasters exposed fleet wide weaknesses.
For the eighteenth consecutive year, the majority of Americans say that the United Nations (U.N.) is doing a poor job of dealing with problems it addresses. That’s according to a recent Gallup poll. Fifty-four percent (54%) of those polled still believe it is doing a poor job. Despite the negative findings, they are an improvement […]