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Friday, December 23, 2011
Canadian Senate Testimony: Climate Change is Natural
By Selected News Articles @ 2:23 AM :: 5309 Views :: World News, Family

Never before have a team of climate ‘realists’ testified before any committee, in the Senate or the Commons. 

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Thursday, December 22, 2011
In Defense of the Plastic Bag
By Selected News Articles @ 1:40 PM :: 14698 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Pity the much-maligned plastic bag....

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Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Biden Says Taliban Is Not Our Enemy
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:48 PM :: 6176 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

"Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy. That’s critical. There is not a single statement that the president has ever made in any of our policy assertions that the Taliban is our enemy because it threatens U.S. interests."

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Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Syria Protesters: We Miss Bush
By Selected News Articles @ 1:00 PM :: 5366 Views :: World News, Family

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Monday, December 19, 2011
The Death of Kim Jong-il
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:45 PM :: 6675 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

...the surprise development raises concerns about its impact on Pyongyang's ongoing leadership transition, regime stability, and North Korean security and foreign policies....

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Monday, December 19, 2011
Egyptian Islamists win Election, Begin Burning Books, Antiquities
By Selected News Articles @ 2:04 PM :: 6883 Views :: World News, Family

 Egyptian Scientific Institute: December 17, 2011

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Sunday, December 18, 2011
North Korea Dictator Dies Just as New Aid Deal Was to Be Announced
By Selected News Articles @ 10:51 PM :: 5259 Views :: World News, Family

In a short dispatch, KCA stated, "Chariman Kim passed away in the train on December 17th, 2011 at 8:30am due to physical overwork."

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Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Government Says Hezbollah Profits From U.S. Cocaine Market Via Link to Mexican Cartel
By Selected News Articles @ 9:24 PM :: 7575 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Federal prosecutors Tuesday charged Ayman Joumaa, an accused Lebanese drug kingpin and Hezbollah financier, of smuggling tons of U.S.-bound cocaine and laundering hundreds of millions of dollars with the Zetas cartel of Mexico....

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Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Canada Quits Kyoto Treaty
By News Release @ 3:16 AM :: 5887 Views :: World News, Family

“The Canadian Government’s decision to formally withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol is an important victory for common sense .... "

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Saturday, December 10, 2011
China’s Startling Strategic Play in Micronesia
By Selected News Articles @ 12:03 AM :: 14148 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

It is because — not despite — that massive and misguided nature of U.S. assistance to Micronesia that China has initiated a startling series of economic and infrastructure projects and proposals across the islands of Micronesia....

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Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Defense Budget Cuts Will Devastate America’s Commitment to the Asia–Pacific
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:57 AM :: 7779 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

These cuts have been put forth with little consideration for their long-term impact....

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Wednesday, December 7, 2011
White House: North Korea making missile able to hit US
By Selected News Articles @ 2:01 AM :: 9346 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

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Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Pearl Harbor Survivor to Direct ‘Mass Band Performance’ on 70th Anniversary
By News Release @ 12:27 AM :: 12302 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

... the Battleship Missouri Memorial will proudly host a mass band performance featuring more than 650 performers from a dozen high school, college and community bands ....

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Monday, December 5, 2011
UN Agenda 21 Reaches into Your Backyard
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:26 PM :: 6985 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Ready to trade in your car for a bike, or maybe a subway instead? Interested in fewer choices for your home, paying more for housing, and being crammed into a denser neighborhood? You can have all this and more ....

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Monday, December 5, 2011
Will Canada Quit Kyoto Climate Treaty?
By Selected News Articles @ 12:56 AM :: 6764 Views :: World News, Family

Canada’s emissions represent only 2% of the world’s total and 80% of the world’s population live in nations that have no protocol emission limits whatsoever. China’s economy is expanding so rapidly that between 2009 and 2010 its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions increased by more that twice the entire Canadian 2010 output....

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Thursday, December 1, 2011
Quality of Living: Honolulu #29 in World, right behind ... Stuttgart
By News Release @ 12:20 AM :: 9003 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Honolulu (29) and San Francisco (30) are the highest-ranking US cities....  

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Finmeccanica Trumpets Honolulu Rail Deal
By News Release @ 10:10 PM :: 11173 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

ROME: Finmeccanica: signed a contract worth USD 1,334 million for Honolulu driverless metro.

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Lucky Hawaii: Bond Sale Benefits as Investors Flee Europe
By News Release @ 2:22 PM :: 9164 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Treasury and municipal bonds rallied Thursday as fears of European contagion spread ... Yields on the Hawaii bond deal were lowered as much as nine basis points, compared with levels offered earlier in the morning....

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Sex, Equality, and the Paleolithic Era
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:32 PM :: 9700 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

...perhaps this will mark the rise of the paleolibs?

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Is the Occupy Wall Street Movement Occupied?
By IPT News @ 12:04 PM :: 6916 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

"The movement is inspired by popular uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia, and aims to expose how the richest 1 percent of people are writing the rules of an unfair global economy that is foreclosing on our future."

There has been an ongoing debate about the depth of anti-Semitism within the OWS movement....

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Elementary Students in Hawaii Remotely Operate NASA Rovers for World Leaders
By News Release @ 11:45 AM :: 6793 Views :: Energy, National News, World News, Family

Mars rover in Hawaii

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Monday, November 28, 2011
US Micronesia Aid Crowds out Private Investment, Local Decision Making
By Selected News Articles @ 11:57 PM :: 9125 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The problem is not the size or scope of U.S. support, the problems lay within the ways that money is structured, allocated and managed....

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Friday, November 25, 2011
Green Energy Push Drives Outsourcing to China
By NCPA @ 3:08 AM :: 5205 Views :: World News, Family

Indeed, costly emission cuts in Denmark and elsewhere are likely to lead to a partial relocation of CO2 emissions to more lenient countries, such as China ....

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Friday, November 25, 2011
Maui Smart Grid Demonstration Project to Begin Next Year
By News Release @ 1:39 AM :: 11216 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment, World News, Family

The multi-million dollar project is aimed at improving integration of variable renewable resources, such as solar and wind power, and preparing the electric system for widespread adoption of electric vehicles.

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Friday, November 25, 2011
Happy Thanksgiving from Stacey Djou!
By News Release @ 1:24 AM :: 9596 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

For Charles, this was a day much like most others, but he was thankful to talk to the girls (they were on a lengthy communications blackout until last night) and to have some turkey for dinner.

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Wednesday, November 23, 2011
New Batch of Global Warmers’ Emails: “We're choosing the periods to show warming”
By Selected News Articles @ 9:26 PM :: 9628 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family
"...Observations do not show rising temperatures .... "
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Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Bill Seeks Terror Designation for Gaza Flotilla Groups
By IPT News @ 10:36 PM :: 10966 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The CIA and U.S. Treasury Department have determined IHH and the Free Gaza Movement "have known terrorist ties," the bill says. (They also have extensive Hawaii ties--Editor)

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Monday, November 21, 2011
Heritage: The Debate over Defense Spending
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:22 PM :: 7942 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Failing to enact the plan by January 15, 2012, would result in automatic cuts to military spending--a scenario that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta describes as "devastating."

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Friday, November 18, 2011
WSJ: Finmeccanica Rushing to Sell Honolulu Rail Contractor Ansaldo
By Selected News Articles @ 2:48 PM :: 11218 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, World News, Family

...it will set up a partnership for the AnsaldoBreda trainmaking unit in advance of selling the business....

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Thursday, November 17, 2011
The Republican Debate Over China
By Heritage Foundation @ 6:20 PM :: 6803 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

China has increased its defense budget by double digits every year for the last 20 years. Just as China seems to be gearing up for some undefined enterprise, the U.S. is winding down its defense budget at a similarly rapid pace.

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Monday, November 14, 2011
GAO: Improvements Needed to Assess and Address Growing CoFA Migration
By News Release @ 5:45 PM :: 10743 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

...some jurisdictions did not accurately define compact migrants, account for federal funding that supplemented local expenditures, or include revenue received from compact migrants....

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Monday, November 14, 2011
Video: Makana, Wearing “Occupy” T-Shirt, Plays Protest Song at APEC Dinner for Obama, World Leaders—Nobody Notices
By Selected News Articles @ 10:56 AM :: 11813 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Obama, Occupy, and the assembled crony capitalists at APEC are enraged that the Super Committee and/or the Republicans may soon cut off their flow of US taxpayer dollars.

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Saturday, November 12, 2011
Obama Quest for Free Trade Gets Resistance from Hawaii Congressional Delegation
By Andrew Walden @ 3:36 PM :: 9991 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The world is laughing at the dead legacy of Frantz Fanon. The third world rejects victimology and embraces development and trade—and has nothing but success to show for it. All except for Hawaii’s reactionary and backwards Congressional delegation.

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Friday, November 11, 2011
Stacey Djou: Honoring Our Nation’s Veterans
By Selected News Articles @ 10:43 PM :: 11661 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

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Wednesday, November 9, 2011
The Debate Over Iran
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:50 AM :: 6296 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

On November 22, Republican candidates will gather together in Washington, D.C., for a presidential debate presented by The Heritage Foundation and American Enterprise Institute on CNN. The subject: foreign policy and national security.

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Monday, November 7, 2011
‘America’s Battalion’ arrives in Afghanistan from Kaneohe
By Selected News Articles @ 11:25 PM :: 10778 Views :: Maui County, Energy, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

In the coming weeks 3/3 will take control of operations in Garmsir District, relieving fellow Hawaii-based 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment. The “Lava Dogs” of 1/3 are nearing the end of their seven-month deployment, which began in April.

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Monday, October 31, 2011
Waipahu soldier and 11 others overcome Afghanistan ambush, receive awards
By Selected News Articles @ 3:52 PM :: 10858 Views :: Maui County, Energy, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Waipahu native Army Pfc. Edward Barut and his team successfully overcame a 45-minute complex attack in which insurgents used rocket propelled grenades, small arms fire and improvised explosive devices.

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Saturday, October 29, 2011
Star-Advertiser Punked by Global Warmer posing as Climate Skeptic
By Selected News Articles @ 12:38 PM :: 9918 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

This is what happens to people who believe in Anthropogenic Global Warming.

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Saturday, October 29, 2011
Fundamentals Matter: Capitalism not the Problem
By Dr Ed Gutteling, MD @ 10:23 AM :: 13218 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

I’m writing this on the 44th anniversary of the execution of that poster-boy of “social justice”, Dr. “Che” Guevara, viewing articles of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrators in Hawaii and the mainland.

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Friday, October 28, 2011
APEC: Obama needs Congressional Support for Free Trade in Pacific—but Hirono, Hanabusa vote No
By Selected News Articles @ 3:53 PM :: 10512 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The Obama administration is hoping to build on the momentum of recent free-trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama as attention turns to the Trans-Pacific Partnership and trade promotion authority.

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Friday, October 28, 2011
Should America Carry the U.N.?
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:31 AM :: 7743 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The 39-story United Nations headquarters stands on the banks of the East River in Manhattan. But now the U.N. is planning the construction of a new building next door, with a price tag pegged at $400 million -- and it could soar even higher. 

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Thursday, October 27, 2011
Chinese Communists Cheer Formation of “Zhou Enlai Peace Institute” in Honolulu
By News Release @ 12:52 PM :: 11197 Views :: World News, Higher Education
 Imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Liu Xiaobo
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Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Heritage: The Serious Risks of the Russian Reset
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:12 PM :: 6509 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The large “reset” payoff requires America put it all on the line by cutting U.S. strategic nuclear forces and engaging in missile defense talks with Russia, in addition to abandoning missile defense deployment in Poland and the Czech Republic and keeping quiet about political freedom violations running rampant throughout Russia.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Hawaii Lags as States Ban Contracting with Companies that do Business With Iran
By News Release @ 8:03 PM :: 9408 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

California and Florida have already passed Iran debarment legislation, adapted from UANI model legislation....

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Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Abercrombie back from Asia: No mention of Cancelled China-Honolulu Flights
By News Release @ 12:05 PM :: 7212 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Read this news release and see if you can identify even one single accomplishment.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Obama's Misplaced Mideast Optimism
By Daniel Pipes @ 11:45 AM :: 6636 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

But the Middle East teaches caution; much will probably go wrong in Libya and Iraq. Obama, I predict, will rue his rash boasts.

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Monday, October 24, 2011
Obama's Iraq Failure
By Heritage Foundation @ 4:58 PM :: 9070 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Obama's announcement last week that American troops in Iraq will return by the end of the year is a result of a serious Obama Administration failure that will undermine U.S. security interests in the Middle East

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Thursday, October 20, 2011
VIDEO: Gaddafi Pulled from Storm Drain, Argues with Captors before Getting Final Bullet
By Selected News Articles @ 2:39 PM :: 9317 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

 

File Photo: Gaddafi greets Nation of Islam boss, Louis Farrakhan.

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Thursday, October 20, 2011
The End of Qadhafi
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:48 PM :: 5300 Views :: World News, Family

Former Libyan dictator Muammar Qadhafi is dead from wounds he suffered during his capture near his hometown of Sirte, according to Reuters reports.

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Thursday, October 20, 2011
China Cancels Honolulu Flights, Abercrombie calls Asia trip "extremely productive"
By News Release @ 3:22 AM :: 8269 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

“It was an extremely productive trip that will benefit Hawai'i as we look to strengthen our economy,” Governor Abercrombie said.

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