Grounded: Nearly two-thirds of US Navy’s strike fighters can’t fly

The U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet strike fighters are the tip of the spear, embodying most of the fierce striking power of the aircraft carrier strike group. But nearly two-thirds of the fleet’s strike fighters can’t fly — grounded because they’re either undergoing maintenance or simply waiting for parts or their turn in line on the aviation depot backlog.

Overall, more than half the Navy’s aircraft are grounded, most because there isn’t enough money to fix them.

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Navy Vet’s Home Vandalized, Torched by Anti-Trump Extremists

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A Navy veteran with two young children had his home vandalized with anti-Trump graffiti and racial slurs both inside and out before it was set on fire in yet another shocking example of the anti-Trump hate crime wave sweeping America.

Matthew Smith, who flies three flags in front of his house in Plant City, Florida, the American flag, the POW Flag, and the Navy flag, says he was targeted for his political beliefs.

“It’s not what I expected out of America,” Smith told Fox 13. “It should be us figuring problems out together.”

The word “cracker” was also spray painted on the house, suggesting that the crime was racially motivated and most likely carried out by ‘Black Lives Matter’ supporters.

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