Polls show little support for Trump’s Space Force

Enlarge / Soon to be an actual MOS? (credit: Imgur, uncredited) President Donald Trump’s enthusiasm for a new military branch focused on space is apparently not widely shared. Two polls released today show that a majority—and in one poll, a plurality—of respondents said that the Space Force is a bad idea. The Trump administration plans […]

Roger Stone posts ‘Space Force’ image with swastikas to Instagram… to support Trump

In an apparent effort to show support for President Donald Trump’s ‘Space Force’ project, former adviser Roger Stone posted a photoshopped image of himself and other US officials posing in spacesuits adorned with Nazi symbols. The image included Trump himself, along with Vice President Mike Pence, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Trump […]

Roger Stone shared a fake “Space Force” photo of himself and Trump wearing swastikas

Instagram/RogerjStonejr   On Monday, Roger Stone shared a digitally altered photo on Instagram that portrayed himself, Donald Trump, and other White House staff members wearing swastikas. The photo was originally created as a critique of the current administration, as well as Trump’s new “Space Force” program, and included the line “in space no one can […]

Space Force: Trump's Grand Idea Struggles for Liftoff

In 1982, Ronald Reagan established a Space Command within the Air Force. He announced it in a speech to mark a successful space shuttle mission, saying that his goal was “strengthening our own security by exploring new methods of using space as a means of maintaining the peace.” Nearly two decades later, a congressional commission […]

The Air Force wants to fight its severe pilot shortage with a special career path for fliers

(US Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham) The head of Air Mobility Command says he keeps asking himself what he got the US Air Force into after working with the service to launch the Aviator Technical Track program. But Gen. Carlton Everhart is betting that the experimental program will have more benefits than costs at […]

These are the logos the Trump campaign is offering the Space Force

Trump Make America Great Again Committee The Army has its star, the Marines a globe and anchor. But the decision on what logo to give the proposed Space Force may well be left up to donors to President Trump’s political action committee. On Thursday, it sent out an email to supporters asking them to vote […]

Trump says anyone trading with Iran will not trade with US as sanctions come into force

US President Donald Trump has warned that any country trading with Iran will “not be doing business with the United States.” The threat comes as sanctions against the country came into effect at midnight. READ MORE: Rouhani blasts Trump’s ‘psychological warfare’ as Iran braces for US sanctions The announcement came via the president’s usual medium of […]

How Hope Hicks ended up on Air Force One with Trump last weekend after resigning from the White House months ago

Former White House communications director Hope Hicks was spotted at President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Ohio during the weekend. Hicks had planned to spend her weekend with Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, but Trump got wind that she was in town and insisted she join him, according to a Vanity Fair report published Monday. […]

Chelsea to force Thibaut Courtois to STAY as Real Madrid make £31m offer – EXCLUSIVE

Courtois has told friends he is desperate for the move to Real to go through but Chelsea feel the price they are being offered for one of the best goalkeepers in the world is derisively low, even though he has only one year remaining on his contract. But crucially, Chelsea have been unable to line […]