Quantcast
Connect with us

LISTEN: Sailors yell profanities at Trump’s acting Navy secretary while he trashes fired captain

Published

on

Angry sailors can be heard yelling profanities at Trump acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly while he trashed their former captain who got fired for sending out a dire warning about the threat COVID-19 posed to the USS Theodore Roosevelt.

In a recording of Modly’s speech posted by Task & Purpose, an angry sailor can be heard shouting, “What the f*ck?!” after Modly described former USS Theodore Roosevelt Capt. Brett Crozier as “stupid” and “naive.”

ADVERTISEMENT

Another sailor can be heard yelling, “He was trying to help us!” after Modly complained that Crozier’s actions had created a big controversy in Washington, D.C.

Other sailors can be heard yelling unintelligibly after Modly accused Crozier of committing a “betrayal” of the sailors on board his ship.

Video footage released last week showed sailors aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt giving Crozier hearty cheers after he was removed from his post.

Listen to a full recording to the speech below.

ADVERTISEMENT


Report typos and corrections to: [email protected].
READ COMMENTS - JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Continue Reading

Breaking Banner

Philly police threaten to call in sick during protests after officer charged with assault: report

Published

on

Philadelphia Police Staff Inspector Joseph Bologna has been charged with assault after a video circulated of him beating Evan Gorski, a Temple University student, during a protest. But according to The Philadelphia Inquirer, his fellow officers on the force are outraged — and may stage a "sickout" in protest.

"John McNesby, head of the city’s police union, came to Bologna’s defense, calling him one of the city’s 'most decorated and respected police leaders' who had to make a split-second call in a chaotic situation," reported William Bender and Jeremy Roebuck. "By Friday evening, talk was circulating about a 'blue flu,' or organized move by officers to call in sick in solidarity with Bologna, as another round of demonstrations, with crowds anticipated in the thousands, was set to take place Saturday in central Philadelphia."

Continue Reading

2020 Election

Silicon Valley rips off the mask as tech CEOs veer right amid political turmoil

Published

on

The times are a-changing in Silicon Valley. Once a reliable bastion of libertarianism from the CEOs at the top to the workers at the bottom, new schisms are forming between the workers and the owners — from white-collar software engineers unionizing at Kickstarter to Googlers and Amazon workers publicly denouncing their executives.

Continue Reading
 

2020 Election

‘The scariest jobs chart’: Economics columnist details the troubling signs lurking beneath the positive unemployment news

Published

on

When President Donald Trump spoke at a press briefing in the White House Rose Garden on Friday, he bragged to reporters about the state of the economy.

“We’re going to have the strongest economy in the world,” he said. “We’re almost there now.”

But while there was unexpectedly good news released on Friday, columnist Catherine Rampell explained in her Washington Post column why it also came with troubling signs.

Continue Reading
 
 
You need honest news coverage. Help us deliver it. Join Raw Story Investigates for $1. Go ad-free.
close-image