Lori Loughlin Once Said She Never Wanted to Do Anything That 'My Children Have to Pay the Price For'
Via: FLYNAVY1 • Op/Ed • 23 Comments • 1 Like • 5 months ago
“"The worst type of hypocrit is a religous hypocrit..."”
Before being indicted in an alleged college admissions cheating scam, Lori Loughlin said in an interview about her Christian morals that she would never do anything that her “children have to pay the price for.” In a resurfaced interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network from 2014,...
Experts call for halt to gene editing that results in 'designer babies'
Via: FLYNAVY1 • News & Politics • 14 Comments • 3 Likes • 5 months ago
“"Just because you could.....dosen't mean you should!"”
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Top scientists and ethicists from seven countries on Wednesday called for a global moratorium on gene editing of human eggs, sperm or embryos that would result in genetically-altered babies after a rogue Chinese researcher last year announced the birth of the world’s first...
Thomas Jefferson to Danbury Baptist Association
Via: FLYNAVY1 • Op/Ed • 48 Comments • 4 Likes • 5 months ago
“"...separation between Church and State."”
Messrs. Nehemiah Dodge, Ephraim Robbins, and Stephen s. Nelson A Committee of the Danbury Baptist Association, in the State of Connecticut. Washington, January 1, 1802 Gentlemen,–The affectionate sentiment of esteem and approbation which youare so good as to express towards me, on behalf of...
No Comment! Why More News Sites Are Dumping Their Comment Sections
Via: FLYNAVY1 • Op/Ed • 36 Comments • 7 Likes • 5 months ago
“"Are internet trolls born or made?"”
Letters to the editor have always been a key part of American newspapers, the main channel for readers to respond to the content they consume and publicly debate major political and social issues. So in the late 1990s, and early 2000s, when media outlets began publishing their content on the...
Trump ordered top-secret security clearance for Jared Kushner despite concerns of John Kelly, intel officials
Via: FLYNAVY1 • Op/Ed • 109 Comments • 7 Likes • 6 months ago
“ "a move that made Kelly so uncomfortable that he documented the request in writing..."”
President Donald Trump early last year directed his then-chief of staff, John Kelly, to give presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner a top-secret security clearance - a move that made Kelly so uncomfortable that he documented the request in writing, according to current and former administration...
Party over Country
By: FLYNAVY1 • Op/Ed • 170 Comments • 3 Likes • 6 months ago
“How the hell did we get here?”
I freely took the oath to uphold and defend the U.S. Constitution back in August of 1981, and to my knowledge, no one has relieved me of that oath. I distinctly remember my oath of enlistment, and NO WHERE in there did I: “……solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Democratic and...
Fact checking is a must today......
Via: FLYNAVY1 • Op/Ed • 338 Comments • 1 Like • 6 months ago
“"Don't urinate on me and tell me it's raining.....!"”
Fact checking is as important as ever in today's fast paced news onslaught. Those that tell you it isn't are either liars working at trying to deceive you towards their agenda, or lying to themselves out of self-imposed ignorance. In some cases I fear it may be a bit of both. I'm all for...
Navy pays tribute to first Female Aviator
Via: FLYNAVY1 • Op/Ed • 0 Comments • 7 months ago
“"An aircraft gun is a great equalizer."”
For those in, or have been in the military, we understand the important things about "firsts". As I have an older sister that was the first female ASW air crewman for the Navy in 1968 flying in the Lockheed P-3 Orians, this one struck close to home
Any support for these ideas to change our election system?
By: FLYNAVY1 • Op/Ed • 123 Comments • 7 months ago
I'm curious as to what support or objections there would be to these ideas to change how we run our elections, and other aspects of our political system. Please add your thoughts or other ideas as you see fit. While many of us here are separated by ideology, I'm wondering how close we are on...
Intensive farming 'least bad option' for food and environment
By: FLYNAVY1 • News & Politics • 21 Comments • 11 months ago
Intensive, high-yielding agriculture may be the best way to meet growing demand for food while conserving biodiversity, say researchers. But their study says the approach makes sense only if it is linked to more wilderness being spared the plough. Intensive farming is said to create high...