Saturday Show 7-8-17
Memorandum to DOD
Under existing DoD policy, such accessions were anticipated to begin on July 1, 2017. The Deputy Secretary directed the Services to assess their readiness to begin accessions.
GOP Senator Proposes Transferring Sanctuary Cities’ Federal Funds to Border Wall Budge
One Republican senator is proposing a new solution for sanctuary cities that do not follow the law: take some of their federal funding and transfer it to a budget for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall.
Cambridge Offers ‘How-To’ Legal Guide For Illegal Aliens
Late last month, one of the Bay State’s most progressive cities quietly started offering a new service on its website, an “immigrant concerns” resource page aimed at assisting “undocumented people living in Cambridge.”
ICE Director: ‘We Do Not Conduct Sweeps’ Or ‘Raids’
During Wednesday’s White House press briefing, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Tom Homan, said that ICE does not conduct sweeps, raids, or roadblocks to remove people who have illegally immigrated into the U.S.
Judge Denies Hawaii’s Motion on ‘Travel Ban,’ Says Supreme Court Right Venue
A federal judge in Hawaii has denied a motion filed by that state seeking to limit the scope of President Donald Trump’s so-called travel ban, parts of which were cleared to be implemented by the U.S. Supreme Court.
First of 100 ‘Police-Stations-in-a-Box’ Arrive in Iraq: ‘Nothing Says Normal Like a Policeman’
Nothing says normal like a policeman,” Anderson told reporters. He said the temporary, relocatable police stations will be set up in all five of Iraq’s liberated provinces (Nineveh, Kirkuk, Saladin, Diyala and Anbar) “to establish a visible police presence as soon as possible.”
Trump to Three Seas Nations: If You Need Energy, ‘Give Us a Call’
In a speech at the Three Seas Initiative Summit, President Donald Trump on Thursday touted the United States’ energy independence, telling Central European leaders that America exports energy and if they need energy, they should “give us a call.”
Franks: If Senate Strips Planned Parenthood Defunding From Health Bill, It Will Blow It to ‘Smithereens’
On Twitter last Friday, House Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) warned that if the Senate takes the “pro-life components out of” the health care bill, it will blow the bill “to smithereens” in the House. Franks’ remarks came several days after he signed a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) that the defunding of Planned Parenthood in the bill was essentially non-negotiable.
New holes in Loretta Lynch’s story on the Hillary probe
When former Attorney General Loretta Lynch testified last year about her decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for mishandling classified information, she swore she never talked to “anyone” on the Clinton campaign.
DNC WON’T RELEASE EVIDENCE OF SETH RICH’S WIKILEAKS TIES
Jack Burkman, a lawyer and GOP lobbyist who is funding the Profiling Project, wrote the letter on behalf of the group. He called on the DNC to turn over any evidence that would substantiate Rich’s ties to WikiLeaks.
Tech start-up event pulls flier featuring topless robot, lingerie show
Silicon Valley is reeling from charges of sexism and discrimination. But that didn’t stop a tech start-up networking event at San Francisco’s swank W Hotel from advertising itself with a poster of a topless female robot and the promise of a “summer seduction lingerie fashion show” to follow.
Hybrid Driving-Flying Robots Could Go Beyond the Flying Car
Whether they’re swooping in to deliver packages or spotting victims in disaster zones, swarms of flying robots could have a range of important applications in the future, a new study found. The robots can transition from driving to flying without colliding with each other and could offer benefits beyond the traditional flying-car concepts of sci-fi lore, the study said.