Something is fishy about USS Fitzgerald story we are getting from the media

See also: More fishiness in the ramming of USS Fitzgerald Under no circumstances should a U.S. Navy vessel possibly be damaged by a container ship at sea.  Multiple systems exist to prevent this.  Even CNN is noticing how little we know about the catastrophe that took the lives of seven sailors and almost caused a powerful warship to founder. The USS Fitzgerald, an anti-ballistic missile destroyer that was part of the USS Ronald Reagan carrier strike group, will no longer be ready to defend the carrier and other ships from missile attacks launched from North Korea, should push come to shove in the current confrontation with the rogue regime on the threshold of the capability to attack New York, Los Angeles, and our power grid with nuclear missiles.  This is an incident that could affect the outcome of a nuclear confrontation of historic moment. Brian Joondeph yesterday noted how the media have distorted what really happened by reporting a...(Read Full Post)