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Making America scared again won’t make us safer

Sally Yates. (Jim Watson/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images) By Sally Q. Yates By Sally Q. Yates June 23 at 8:11 PM Sally Q. Yates served in the Justice Department from 1989 to 2017 as an assistant U.S. attorney, U.S. attorney, deputy attorney general and, briefly this year, as acting attorney general. In today’s polarized world, […]

Bulgaria’s first communications satellite heaved into orbit – Spaceflight Now

Credit: SpaceX Launching into a sun-splashed summertime afternoon sky, a previously-flown SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket climbed into orbit from Florida’s east coast Friday with a U.S.-built, Bulgarian-owned television broadcasting satellite. In a secondary objective, the Falcon 9’s first stage booster descended back to Earth and slowed down for a jarring touchdown on SpaceX’s drone ship […]

Broomfield council, citizens are subject of opposition research by Washington, D.C. firm

At least one Washington, D.C., opposition research firm is looking into local Broomfield politics. The move is making some residents worry about national-level campaign tactics and influence money, and about damaged reputations and the impact on upcoming municipal elections. Additionally, Western Energy Alliance, a non-profit oil and gas organization based in Denver, and its self-described […]

Memo to the Democrats: Don’t forget the ‘forgotten’

As offensive as it may sound to today’s sensitive ears, it was only 11 years ago that a young and rising United States senator wrote the following about immigration: “When I see Mexican flags waved at pro-immigration demonstrations, I sometimes feel a flush of patriotic resentment. When I’m forced to use a translator to communicate […]

Thomas Power’s death raises stakes in cardiac debate

The lonely death of Thomas Power in an ambulance near Dungarvan this week is far from the regional issue it might seem to people in other parts of the country. Understandably, the southeast united in recent days behind calls for 24/7 cardiac care services in Waterford following the death of the 39-year-old, who died on […]