“For those of you I haven’t met, my name’s Mattis,” the general tells an enthusiastic group of young soldiers. He proceeds to deliver a stirring address about the importance of their service. “The only way this great big experiment you and I call America is gonna survive is if we’ve got tough hombres like you,” he says. … [Read more...] about Mattis Tells Troops to ‘Hold the Line’ Amid Divisions in U.S.
Trump appointed retired Brig. Gen. Anthony Tata to a job performing the duties of the deputy undersecretary for defense policy, amid ongoing furor over offensive remarks Tata made, including about Islam. Last week the Senate canceled a hearing on Tata's nomination to become defense undersecretary for policy, the third-highest civilian post at the Pentagon. … [Read more...] about Trump loyalist gets Defense post as Senate nomination stalls
Tata is a successful novelist, and as Breitbart News reported in June, took a job in the public education sector after retiring from the Army to improve minority access to education instead of working in a lucrative defense contractor gig, as many generals do after retirement. … [Read more...] about Trump Appoints MAGA Loyalist Tony Tata to Senior Pentagon Policy Role
CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim AcostaJames (Jim) AcostaHillicon Valley: Justice Department announces superseding indictment against WikiLeaks' Assange | Facebook ad boycott gains momentum | FBI sees spike in coronavirus-related cyber threats | Boston city government bans facial recognition technology Twitter permanently suspends account behind doctored video shared by Trump Twitter disables video in Trump tweet featuring fake CNN chyron MORE sparred with White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Friday over a recent tweet by President TrumpDonald John TrumpOklahoma City Thunder players kneel during anthem despite threat from GOP state lawmaker Microsoft moving forward with talks to buy TikTok after conversation with Trump Controversial Trump nominee placed in senior role after nomination hearing canceled MORE that Twitter flagged as "manipulated media." … [Read more...] about Acosta, McEnany spar over Trump’s manipulated CNN tweet
On July 22, Stinson updated the board on a proposed scientific study and a new committee focused on the issue of ground water withdrawal and subsidence. The Woodlands Water has enlisted scientists with H.A.R.C. — the Houston Advanced Research Council on Gosling Road — to do the intensive subsidence study analysis to get better data about the phenomenon. Dr. Stephanie Glenn, the program director for Hydrology and Watersheds, will lead the study. … [Read more...] about Woodlands Water reaffirms objection to San Jacinto River Authority fee hike proposal