Disrupting America — Navy Line Up

Marines United, a failure of leadership

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“I don’t have a Facebook page; I don’t do social media. I’m generationally challenged here, all right.” Marine Commandant General Robert B. Neller said this during a Pentagon press conference Friday, March 10. He followed this with his annoyance that this matter distracted from his plans to talk to Marines training in Norway, and implied that this may not be …

The death of the fairness doctrine

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“There’s no such thing, unfortunately, anymore as facts,” – Scottie Nell Hughes, CNN commentator on The Diane Rehm Show, Dec. 2, 2016.   In November of 2013, I was busy. I had been busy since August, chasing down a series of simple media inquiries about an island I’d never heard of in the Northern Mariana Islands. In fact, I didn’t …

Is President Trump actually waging war on science?

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There is something extremely disturbing going on right now. People believe that President Trump has placed a gag order on the Environmental Protection Agency and The Department of Agriculture, restricting the flow of research information between the agencies and the public. I am here to tell you that your news sources DO matter. Buzzfeed and The Verge, for example, have …