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Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Obama Nominates Environmental Lawyer to Rule Over Hawaii
By News Release @ 8:23 PM :: 5940 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

...his practice focused on product liability, toxic tort, and environmental cost recovery litigation....

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Do You Trust the Government with Your Computer?
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:25 PM :: 2952 Views :: National News, Ethics

...the federal government has had 13 breaches and failures of its own cybersecurity just in the last six months....

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Medicaid Patients Have Worse Access and Outcomes than Privately Insured
By NCPA @ 7:40 PM :: 3280 Views :: National News, Ethics

One way the Obama administration chose to deal with the pressing health care crisis was a massive expansion of Medicaid....

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The Fiscal Cliff: A Primer
By NCPA @ 7:37 PM :: 3190 Views :: National News, Ethics

Obama must quickly come to an agreement with lawmakers on the "fiscal cliff," a combination of spending cuts and tax increases that pose a threat to the fragile economic recovery....

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Electric Vehicle Economics Don't Pencil Out
By NCPA @ 7:26 PM :: 2869 Views :: National News, Ethics

Electric vehicles are doing poorly in the car market because automakers are unable to lower their prices....

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Did the Election Save ObamaCare?
By John Goodman @ 7:17 PM :: 3694 Views :: National News, Ethics

are six major flaws in ObamaCare. They are so serious that the Democrats are going to have to perform major surgery on the legislation in the next few years....

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The Election’s Major Implications for Education
By Heritage Foundation @ 6:31 PM :: 3155 Views :: National News, Ethics

From No Child Left Behind (NCLB) waivers to school choice, education policy will surely heat up in the coming months.

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Wind on the Wane: An Update on Recent Wind Project News
By News Release @ 4:17 PM :: 7362 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Wind project impacts “may be worse than climate change,” says UK Environment Minister....

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The Threats of a Lame Duck Congress
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:55 PM :: 2894 Views :: National News, Ethics

The lame-duck session begins today, with retiring and defeated Members of Congress coming back to Washington ... Congress has 16 working days scheduled between now and the end of the year, though it could add more....

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Monday, November 12, 2012
Hear a Veteran's Story
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:15 PM :: 3063 Views :: National News, Ethics

For nearly 100 years, America has been celebrating on November 11. Originally it was to remember the end of the First World War that was supposed to be the one that would end them all. Sadly, this was not the case....

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Friday, November 09, 2012
What Does the Election Mean for Obamacare?
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:57 PM :: 2951 Views :: National News, Ethics

...many of the health care law’s serious effects were delayed until after the election. Ten of its 18 new tax hikes have yet to kick in....

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Friday, November 09, 2012
Hannity: "I've Evolved on Immigration"
By Selected News Articles @ 11:48 AM :: 2907 Views :: National News, Ethics

"...create a pathway for those that are here...."

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Thursday, November 08, 2012
FULL TEXT: Fraud Indictment for Stevie Wonder Concert
By News Release @ 4:59 PM :: 6285 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

A federal grand jury in Honolulu yesterday indicted Marc Hubbardage 44, of North Carolina and Sean Barriero, age 44, of Miami....

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Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Today Is Your Day—Vote, America
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:59 PM :: 3028 Views :: National News, Ethics

“We the People” tell the government what to do; it doesn't tell us.

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Monday, November 05, 2012
U.S. Per Person Debt Now 35 Percent Higher Than That Of Greece
By Selected News Articles @ 8:42 PM :: 2915 Views :: National News, Ethics

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Monday, November 05, 2012
Bogus Study Perpetuates Wage Gap Myths
By NCPA @ 3:09 PM :: 2986 Views :: National News, Ethics

...further examination finds that women make 93 cents -- not 82 cents -- on a man's dollar, after accounting for all college majors and occupation....

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Monday, November 05, 2012
The Next President and the Supreme Court
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:06 PM :: 2860 Views :: National News, Ethics

One vote could decide both the immediate election and the course of constitutional law for decades to come....

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Friday, November 02, 2012
State Tax Raids on Online Travel Companies Slapped Down in Two More Courts
By News Release @ 10:33 PM :: 4369 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Abercrombie and Louie were just dreaming of easy money ...

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Friday, November 02, 2012
Decades of Employment Growth in America's Public Schools
By NCPA @ 12:49 PM :: 2942 Views :: National News, Ethics

...teachers' numbers increased 252 percent while staffing and administration experienced a growth of 702 percent....

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Thursday, November 01, 2012
Crony Capitalism: By-Product of Big Government
By NCPA @ 5:20 PM :: 2990 Views :: National News, Ethics

Crony capitalism describes an economic system in which the profitability of firms in a market economy is dependent on political connections....

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Thursday, November 01, 2012
Administration Ignores Law, Delays Exposing New Regulations
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:47 AM :: 2951 Views :: National News, Ethics

After three years of hyper-regulation, the Obama Administration has noticeably slowed its rulemaking in recent months.... 

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Thursday, November 01, 2012
Hawaii Adjusted Income Lowest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:03 AM :: 6233 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

At $22,394, Hawaii's adjusted average income figure is more than $7,000 below that of the next lowest state....(we're 39% lower than Mississippi and 56% lower than Alaska)

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Hurricane Sandy, Tsunami Scare Expose State Catastrophe Debts
By Selected News Articles @ 3:52 PM :: 5894 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Hawaii looted its catastrophe fund to "balance" the budget and doubled down by taking borrowed money to replenish it....

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Those Not-So-Blue Blue States
By Selected News Articles @ 3:02 PM :: 3503 Views :: National News, Ethics

"It's happening. Romney winning independents, safe Obama states no longer safe, female gap closing. Obama is in trouble."

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Five Ways the Student Loan Bubble Mirrors the Housing Crisis
By NCPA @ 2:45 PM :: 3283 Views :: National News, Ethics

There are some striking similarities between the private student loan market and subprime mortgage industry....

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The Specter of Taxmageddon Rises
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:21 PM :: 3384 Views :: National News, Ethics

On this Halloween, a truly frightening specter is looming....

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012
3rd in Nation: Hawaii Pays $1436 per Household for Gov't Pensions
By Selected News Articles @ 3:39 AM :: 5794 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

$1436.40 per household per year is currently being paid into Hawaii government employees pensions—third highest in the nation. Table 4 (pg. 48) shows that an additional $1288 per household is needed ....

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The Real Stimulus: Low-Cost Natural Gas
By NCPA @ 3:01 AM :: 3784 Views :: National News, Ethics

The United States is experiencing a revolution in oil and gas....

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Monday, October 29, 2012
Report: Hirono, Hanabusa Tax Proposal Will Cost Hawaii $3.9B
By Selected News Articles @ 5:43 PM :: 6016 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Rather than pretending that the damage of tax increases is limited to “rich” people, it makes sense to look at overall economic effects, either nationally or within each state....

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Monday, October 29, 2012
Defense Cuts: "Fiscal Cliff" Already Hampering U.S. Economy
By NCPA @ 3:51 PM :: 3059 Views :: National News, Ethics

Particularly hard hit is the defense industry, which employs millions of Americans. The Pentagon is set to lose nearly $55 billion....

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Saturday, October 27, 2012
Video Interview: Kona Resident--Father of Slain SEAL Killed in 9-11 Attack, Bengazi
By Audio @ 3:21 AM :: 7828 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, National News, Ethics

Retired Judge Charles Woods descibes meeting Pres Obama, V Pres Biden and Sec'y Clinton....

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Friday, October 26, 2012
Hanabusa Backs Effort to Link Indian Tribes to Turkey
By Selected News Articles @ 9:51 PM :: 6682 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

As you read, remember that whatever Congress does to Indian Tribes will become law for the Akaka Tribe as well.

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Friday, October 26, 2012
Brookings: Honolulu 10th Largest International Airport
By Selected News Articles @ 9:03 PM :: 5675 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Brookings' analysis of international commercial air travel passenger levels within the United States' global aviation network ....

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Friday, October 26, 2012
Defense Cuts: Obama Administration Will Pay Companies to Violate the Law
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:53 PM :: 3427 Views :: National News, Ethics

The law in question is called the WARN Act, and it requires that federal contractors send employees layoff notices 60 days before a plant closing or mass layoff....

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Thursday, October 25, 2012
Whose School Buildings Are They, Anyway?
By NCPA @ 4:45 PM :: 3444 Views :: National News, Ethics

...public schools are still the only game in town when it comes to financing, developing and deploying public school buildings....

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Thursday, October 25, 2012
VIDEO: Five Targets Hit Over Pacific in Largest Anti-Missile Defense Test
By Video @ 3:49 PM :: 4731 Views :: National News, Ethics

...simultaneous engagement of five ballistic missile and cruise missile targets....

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Thursday, October 25, 2012
Feds Reveal Dozens of New Violations at Hawaii Nursing Homes
By Selected News Articles @ 3:39 PM :: 5939 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

CMS has now included the details of a home’s three most recent routine inspections. For many homes, that means results from 2009 and 2010 are now available online....

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Thursday, October 25, 2012
Obama's "New Economic Patriotism"
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:30 PM :: 3468 Views :: National News, Ethics

... the “new patriotism” means paying more in taxes ....

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Thursday, October 25, 2012
Alaskans Push Back Against 200 mile 'Emissions Control Area' for Ships
By News Release @ 2:14 PM :: 3837 Views :: National News, Ethics

... costly adjustments to comply with the ECA, those costs will be passed on, increasing the price of goods and fuel ....

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Obama's Imperial Presidency, Part II
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:58 PM :: 3497 Views :: National News, Ethics

The Obama Administration hasn’t needed Congress to enact new regulations on the Internet, businesses, energy production, and religious institutions....

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Hawaii Productivity Growth Lowest in US—Only 4.76% Since 1992
By Selected News Articles @ 4:28 AM :: 8880 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

The index compares states' economic health to conditions in July 1992. That is, a score of 100 indicates a level of productivity equal to that of that month....

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012
ACLU: Guards Should Stop Listening to Hawaii Prisoners
By News Release @ 11:35 PM :: 9341 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

CCA maintains a practice of having a guard stand right next to a prisoner when he speaks on the phone with his attorney....

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012
After Debate, Nearly 70% Say Djou Wins
By News Release @ 7:45 PM :: 6584 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Djou offered a clear vision for Hawai’i: create jobs here at home by strengthening our small businesses and build a better future for our children ....

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Debates deliver favorability edge to Romney; now above 50% in rating
By Selected News Articles @ 4:37 PM :: 3256 Views :: National News, Ethics

RASMUSSEN: R 50% O 46%...GALLUP: R 51% O 46%...

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Hirono Hits Middle Class With Tax Hike
By News Release @ 3:11 PM :: 5729 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Congresswoman Mazie Hirono twice voted to increase taxes on Hawaii’s middle-income families making $35,351 or more per year. The tax increases would have hurt over 115,000 working families in Hawaii, more than one third of all families who file income taxes in Hawaii.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Heritage Experts Analyze Final Presidential Debate
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:59 PM :: 2946 Views :: National News, Ethics

Last night’s debate between President Obama and Governor Romney was supposed to focus on foreign policy. It turned into a wide-ranging conversation on everything from the Middle East to American teachers.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Hirono Refuses to Answer for Actions Harmful to Hawaii
By News Release @ 6:51 AM :: 5459 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

She avoided answering questions about why she voted twice to raise taxes on Hawaii’s middle class families, why she voted against Hawaii small businesses when she opposed the Korea Free Trade Agreement and why she proposed a bill that would raise the cost of housing for Hawaii residents....

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Monday, October 22, 2012
Triple Debate Night: Romney, Lingle, Djou vs Obama, Hirono, Hanabusa
By News Release @ 4:44 PM :: 4203 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

3pm, 7pm, 8pm tonight

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Sunday, October 21, 2012
Fact, Not Emotion or Rhetoric, Should Drive Your Choice
By Lowell L Kalapa @ 5:18 AM :: 4647 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

As they appeal to the elderly, the candidates adroitly fail to point out that any reforms of either the Social Security or Medicare systems will affect the benefits of those who are many years away from retirement....

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Sunday, October 21, 2012
Hirono’s Signature Legislation Will Drive Up Costs of Hawaii Housing
By News Release @ 1:07 AM :: 4127 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Mazie Hirono introduced a bill earlier this year in Congress that will drive up Hawaii housing prices and reduce the number of houses available for local families....

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