April 1, 2023

‘Serious Concerns’ with DC July 4th Celebration

DC July 4th

Lawmakers from the National Capital Region called on the Trump administration to drop plans for a second “Salute to America” Fourth of July celebration in Washington, DC, July 4th. They cite pandemic safety concerns and also the cost of such a celebration during a time of economic distress.

DoD Fails 2nd Audit – No Surprise

DoD Fails Audit

DoD’s second-ever financial audit shows some progress, but uncovers more new problems than fixes. DoD has 3 million employees, 4,500 defense sites in 160 countries, a $292 billion inventory, more than $2.9 trillion in total assets, and $2.8 trillion in liabilities.

Russian Fighter Jet Intercepts Navy P-8A

Russian fighter

The Russian fighter jet, Su-35, makes an unsafe and “irresponsible” intercept of Navy P-8A over the Mediterranean Sea.

Morning Coffee: China Conducts Its First Carrier Landing

china carrier landing

China lands a domestic version of the Russian Flanker on their test carrier.