Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake Evacuated, “Not Mission Capable” Following 7.1 California Quake

Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake Evacuated, “Not Mission Capable” Following 7.1 California Quake By Sean Walton Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake was evacuated and deemed incapable of conducting missions following a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake that rattled Southern California Friday evening. On the base’s Facebook page, officials said personnel were in the midst of checking for any infrastructure damage following Thursday’s 6.4-magnitude temblor. Around 8:19 p.m. Friday, the 7.1-magnitude quake struck about 11 miles north, northeast of Ridgecrest. “NAWS China Lake is not mission capable until further notice; however,…

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9/11 First Responder Who Testified to Congress With Jon Stewart Dies at 53

9/11 First Responder Who Testified to Congress With Jon Stewart Dies at 53 By Sean Walton Luis Alvarez, a New York Police Department bomb squad technician who worked for weeks helping to clean up Ground Zero following the 2001 terrorist attacks, passed away on Saturday from complications related to his cancer, his family announced in a statement. “It is with peace and comfort, that the Alvarez family announce that Luis (Lou) Alvarez, our warrior, has gone home to our Good Lord in heaven today,” the statement posed to Facebook read. Please…

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VA Whistleblower Threatened With Termination The Day Before Scheduled Testimony

VA Whistleblower Threatened With Termination The Day Before Scheduled Testimony By Sean Walton One day before Minu Aghevli testified at a House committee hearing about official Department of Veterans Affairs misconduct, she received a thick packet of documents that shook her life. It amounted to a pink slip more than 170 pages long, including about 140 pages outlining reasons VA plans to fire her, according to Kevin Owen, her lawyer. The packet arrived on Monday. She testified on Tuesday. Aghevli, 42, is a District native who has spent her entire…

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Supreme Court Says No to NYC’s Second Amendment-Avoidance Scheme

Supreme Court Says No to NYC’s Second Amendment-Avoidance Scheme By Sean Walton On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to buy into New York City’s transparent scheme to avoid the Court’s review, and wisely denied the city’s request to indefinitely put a hold on NY State Rifle & Pistol Association v. City of New York. It’s the Supreme Court’s first true Second Amendment case since 2010. For years, residents of New York have been required to apply for a “premises license” to own a handgun. Worse, city officials place a…

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