Monday show notes 08-13-18
V.A facility in D.C. resembles ‘3RD world hospital
A retired U.S. Marine Corps gunnery sergeant and prominent veterans advocate is fuming after new revelations that the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington is failing to meet even the most basic medical standards.
One of the greatest Coast Guard rescues to be celebrated
As strong winds blew in the afternoon of Aug. 16, 1918, an explosion offshore rattled windows in Rodanthe North Carolina. A German U-boat had torpedoed the Mirlo, a British tanker loaded with gasoline, seven miles from shore.
Navy Plane Gets Warning During Flight Over South China Sea
The U.S. military had unusually strong words for Beijing over social media on Saturday after recent reports that an American reconnaissance plane had been warned to “leave immediately” during a flight near China’s man-made islands in the contested South China Sea.
West Virginia lawmakers impeach 3 state Supreme Court justices, citing ‘over-the-top’ spending
West Virginia lawmakers, seeking to remove every justice on the state’s four-member Supreme Court amid what they called an “over-the-top” spending scandal, impeached three justices on Monday, including Chief Justice Margaret Workman.
FL Police Union Official Backs Call to Return Dolphins Tickets Over Anthem Protests
Police and other law enforcement should return their tickets to future Miami Dolphins games to make a statement after three players protested during the national anthem in Week 1 of preseason, a police union official said.