Even Thomas Jefferson was a Hamiltonian when it came down to things... On October 20, 1803, the Senate ratified a treaty with France, promoted by President Thomas Jefferson, that doubled the size of the United States. But was Jefferson empowered to make that $15 million deal under the Constitution? The Louisiana Purchase was a seminal... Continue Reading →
For those of you who are really tired of FACEBOOK's games, there is a new social Media network Constitution Network. Now, it's going to be a bit echo chamber-ish, but you might like it... Visit the post for more. Source: Wall – Activity – Dave Bowman – The Constitution Network
One more call for alcohol so finish your whiskey or beer You don't have to vote for but you can vote against...
You may have noticed that the last couple of days we have not had our News with Alex Ross. Alex is traveling to be with his father, ISCS Rob Ross who is retiring from the US Navy today. Senior Chief Ross joined the Navy when he was 22 and has been in it “longer than... Continue Reading →
O Class Submarine: Laid down, 27 July 1917, at Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, WA.; Launched, 24 May 1918; Commissioned, USS O-2, 19 October 1918; Designated (SS-63), 17 July 1920; Reclassified a 2nd line submarine 25 July 1924 and to a 1st line submarine, 6 June 1928; Decommissioned, 25 July 1931, at Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA.;... Continue Reading →
PHILIPPINE SEA - A U.S. Navy MH-60 Sea Hawk assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) shortly after takeoff at approximately 9 a.m., Oct. 19. The cause of the mishap is under investigation. All injured personnel are in stable condition under evaluation... Continue Reading →
The self-driving-car crashes that usually make the news are, unsurprisingly, either big and smashy or new and curious. The Apple that got bumped while merging into traffic. The Waymo van that got T-boned. And of course, the Uber that hit and killed a woman crossing the street in Tempe, Arizona, in March. Look at every robocar crash... Continue Reading →