Report: Trump to Name Chad Wolf Acting DHS Secretary

President Trump will name Chad Wolf, the former chief of staff to Kirstjen Nielsen, as acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary. Axios confirmed on Thursday that Trump will name Wolf to the top job at DHS as an acting secretary, as he did with the sitting Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan months ago after … Read moreReport: Trump to Name Chad Wolf Acting DHS Secretary

U.S. Navy Officer, His Wife, and Two Chinese Nationals Charged with Conspiring to Smuggle Military Style Inflatable Boats and Evinrude Military Outboard Motors to China

Assistant Attorney General John C. Demers and U.S. Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez for the Middle District of Florida announces the return of an indictment today of four individuals, including two Chinese nationals, an active-duty United States Navy officer, and his wife, on charges relating to a conspiracy to unlawfully smuggle military-style inflatable boats, with Evinrude … Read moreU.S. Navy Officer, His Wife, and Two Chinese Nationals Charged with Conspiring to Smuggle Military Style Inflatable Boats and Evinrude Military Outboard Motors to China

Department of Justice Awards More than $165 Million in Public Safety Funding to the State of North Carolina

The Department of Justice today announced awards of more than $165 million to support public safety efforts in the state of North Carolina. The funding from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), and Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) will support violent crime reduction, opioid/substance abuse reduction efforts, … Read moreDepartment of Justice Awards More than $165 Million in Public Safety Funding to the State of North Carolina

Is California Becoming Premodern

Victor Davis Hanson // National Review More than 2 million Californians were recently left without power after the state’s largest utility, Pacific Gas and Electric — which filed for bankruptcy earlier this year — preemptively shut down transmission lines in fear that they might spark fires during periods of high … Read more → Please … Read moreIs California Becoming Premodern

Action Stations On The Cash Ban!

I discuss the latest with CEC’s Robbie Barwick. With 2 weeks left to make a Senate submission, we explore some of issues people may want to touch on, to assist. Final date is 15th November 2019. https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Economics/CurrencyCashBill2019 There is still time to make a submission, and stop this from becoming law. Our civil liberties depend … Read moreAction Stations On The Cash Ban!

India offering subsidies via export schemes: WTO panel

A World Trade Organisation (WTO) panel on Thursday ruled against at least five of India’s export promotion schemes, saying it was granting prohibited subsidies in a victory for the US, which had approached the multilateral body. The US had dragged India to the WTO in March 2018, questioning its export promotion schemes as the trade … Read moreIndia offering subsidies via export schemes: WTO panel