The Jones Act And Duncan Hunter – A Rebuttal

by Salvatore R. Mercogliano (Editorial) Opponents of the American Maritime Industry and the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, known as the Jones Act, have new ammunition in their assault against this sector and legislation and it is Congressman Duncan Hunter.  There is absolutely no defense for the actions taken by Congressman Hunter and he should be made accountable.  … [Read more...]

Opinion: Duncan Hunter’s Real Crime Is the Jones Act

Bloomberg Opinion editorials do not necessarily reflect the opinions of gCaptain. By James Gibney (Bloomberg Opinion) -- A $14,000 family vacation in Italy. Zipline rides for $399. Tickets to see “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” for $704. Dozens, if not hundreds, of purchases of groceries and sundries and meals out. The breadth of transactions in the 47-page indictment … [Read more...]

Congressman Duncan Hunter, a Champion of the U.S. Maritime Industry, Pleads Not Guilty to Misuse of Campaign Funds

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) has been a major champion of the U.S. maritime industry, writing several op-eds, hosting roundtables, and leading Congressional hearings on the importance of the Jones Act. He also serves as Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, which conducts oversight of the United States … [Read more...]