Monthly Archives: November 2016

Homeless to Lose 660 Beds

On November 22, the Herald Courier, a newspaper distributed on the Mainland in an area where Tennessee and Virginia overlap, picked up on an AP article from the Star Advertiser, State Proposal Would Cut Bed Space for Homeless Shelters.” It … Continue reading

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AG Pick is Trouble for Hawaii Dems

It’s been over a week since Trump picked Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions for the position of Attorney General of the United States. This person is the “Chief Law Enforcement Officer” and the “Chief Lawyer” in the U.S. The candidate for … Continue reading

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Manchurian Deceit

20161125 Manchurian Deceit.txt Republicans in the House and Senate now have a plan to change the course of history. To reshape the United States of America in their image. And they have the means to do it. Unlike the 1959 … Continue reading

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POHAGA – A Thought Experiment

20161122 POHAGA Public Office Holder Anti-Graft Act (POHAGA) It shall be a Class C Felony for an individual in a position of public office to profit from their name, trademark, or likeness in the State of Hawaii. A holder of … Continue reading

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Starve the Beast: Government Bashing under Trump

20161121 Starve the Beast.txt You know the world is upside down when white supremacists who took over an Oregon Wildlife Refuge get acquitted and peaceful protesters at Standing Rock get shot with rubber bullets, tear gassed, and water cannoned in … Continue reading

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Political Bullying

20161120 Political Bullying Links lead to various supporting articles if you wish. I sat down with our 14 year old teenager today before he headed out for a Boy Scout sponsored public service project. The second one he signed up … Continue reading

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Hawaii Healthcare Before and After PPACA

20161119 HI Before PPACA.txt Before Obamacare, Hawaii had one of the strongest health care laws in the country. Originally enacted in 1974, the Hawaii Prepaid Health Care Act (PHCA, HRS Ch 393) required employers to provide workers with a minimum … Continue reading

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Our New National Security Advisor Flynn

20161118 National Security Advisor The National Security Advisor is the President’s ear on national security issues. The position is an executive appointment and is not subject to confirmation by the U.S. Senate. President elect Trump has decided to name Michael … Continue reading

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