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Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Barack Obama Reading List:
By Andrew Walden @ 10:12 PM :: 24455 Views
Barack Obama: Born in Hawai`i http://www.hawaiifreepress.com/main/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/92/Barack-Obama-Born-in-Haw...
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Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Hokuli`a Settlement Exposed
By Andrew Walden @ 11:55 PM :: 12885 Views :: Development, Greenmail

Is the County of Hawai`i subject to secret agreements which direct the passage of future legislation? Is the Legislature? Did the plaintiffs get money?

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008
VOTER GUIDE--Our Endorsements
By Andrew Walden @ 1:00 PM :: 2915 Views

Our Endorsements for the November 4 Election

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Vote “No” on drug dealers
By Andrew Walden @ 12:56 PM :: 2393 Views

Hawai`i County voters are being asked to approve a change to county ordinance making cannabis enforcement the lowest law enforcement priority. This is falsely portrayed as a move to legalize marijuana. It is not.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Constitutional Conv.: 10 good reasons
By Willes Lee @ 3:06 AM :: 2348 Views

There are a lot of good reasons to hold vote Yes for a ConCon this year...

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Media money goes to Obama
By Catherine Dreher @ 2:15 AM :: 2566 Views

I’ve worked in and studied the media industry for 20 years, and I’ve become more and more upset and discouraged by the blatant, biased journalism surrounding this year’s election. America’s mainstream news media are unabashedly sympathetic toward the Democratic campaign.


Mainstream media also have a financial interest in the Obama campaign:

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Boosting the Economy
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 2:09 AM :: 2420 Views

As more Big Island families and businesses are tightening their budgets, your state government is developing innovative ways to maintain public service at the highest level with fewer resources, and without increasing taxes or fees.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Letters to the Editor October 21, 2008
By Letters to the Editor @ 1:44 AM :: 2347 Views

Education? Health Care? Con-Con! -- No Amateur President -- Con-Con = Change -- Faking Lana`i residency? -- Marathon booted from Volcano -- Temblors indicate danger

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Friday, October 10, 2008
Lillian Koller named “Public Official of the Year”
By News Release @ 4:57 AM :: 6432 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

HONOLULU – GOVERNING magazine announced today that Hawai‘i Human Services Director Lillian Koller has been selected as a “Public Official of the Year” for her leadership in bringing about widespread improvements at the State Department of Human Services (DHS) over the past five years, including an overhaul of the child welfare system.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Puna Revolution: November 4?
By Andrew Walden @ 10:04 PM :: 2469 Views

After years of neglect, voters of House District 4 Puna appear on the verge of making a change.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Telescope: The Shakedown begins
By Andrew Walden @ 8:14 PM :: 13409 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

Some may have thought this problem was settled when activists were given plum jobs at Hilo’s shiny new Imiloa Astronomy center, but shakedown is the foundation of Hawai`i’s so-called economy and when Dan Inouye plops a $1.2 billion money bag on the top of Mauna Kea, the grasping begins.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Drug testing: Violation of contract, not rights
By Thomas E. Stuart @ 7:55 PM :: 2881 Views

William S. Richardson School of Law professor of law emeritus and former dean Richard S. Miller claims the HSTA drug testing agreement is a “violation of basic rights”. His claims, published in the Honolulu Advertiser September 12 are wrong for several reasons.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Supreme Court to hear Ceded Lands Case
By Andrew Walden @ 2:03 AM :: 4079 Views

The State is asking the High Court to overturn the Hawai`i State Supreme Court’s January, 2008 decision holding that the United States Congress in the 1993 “Apology Resolution” had forbidden the State from selling or exchanging any of the State’s approximately 1.2 million acres of so-called “Ceded Lands”, unless and until a political settlement was reached with Native Hawaiians. The State argued to the High Court that the United States Congress had done no such thing and that Congress has no power to try to control the sale of lands belonging to a sovereign state.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Obama's CAIR Lawyer
By Andrew Walden @ 12:51 AM :: 4303 Views

Obama’s choice of representation is yet another sign that free speech would be at risk of being strangled by political correctness and lawsuits under an Obama Presidency.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Making Sense of Hawai`i's Economy
By Gov. Linda Lingle @ 12:42 AM :: 2322 Views

As Big Island residents and businesses try to make sense of the economic news dominating the local, national and global media, it is critical to keep an objective perspective on what we need to do as a state to overcome current economic challenges.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Letters October 7, 2008
By Andrew Walden @ 12:13 AM :: 2294 Views

Nov 4 Vote for Hospital,  $700B to Bail out Political Correctness,  Crisis of Do-Gooderism, Roots of Crisis,  Let the Government handle It?,  Riddle of the horse  

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