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Wednesday, November 05, 2014
It’s a Wave: Republicans Take US Senate, Build Majority in House, Grab Governorships
By Heritage Foundation @ 4:02 PM :: 4417 Views :: National News, Republican Party

Republicans shifted the balance of power in the U.S. Senate, gaining at least seven seats, widened their majority in the House by at least 11 seats and defeated Democrats in 24 governor’s races....

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Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Am Samoa, Guam, NMI, and Alaska -- Republicans Win Big Across Pacific
By Selected News Articles @ 3:12 PM :: 4561 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation

Congressional candidate Aumua Amata was yesterday elected to serve as American Samoa’s non-voting Delegate to the U.S. House, unseating longtime incumbent, Congressman Faleomavaega Eni....

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Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Faleomavaega Sued by Former Congressional Staff Attorney
By Selected News Articles @ 3:01 AM :: 3555 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation

...a former member of Faleomavaega's staff is suing the delegate....

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Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Supreme Court Upholds State's Right to Cut COFA Benefits
By News Release @ 1:16 AM :: 3327 Views :: National News, Health Care

...a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court validates the state’s authority to determine the level of health care coverage provided to noncitizens who are ineligible for federal Medicaid....

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Friday, October 31, 2014
NYT: Omidyar In Waaaay Over His Head in Journalism Endeavors
By Selected News Articles @ 8:48 PM :: 3965 Views :: National News

Omidyar...seemed not to realize what he had gotten into....

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Politically Modified Organism Makes Money Grow on Trees for Hawaii Anti-GMO Activist
By Andrew Walden @ 10:10 PM :: 3910 Views :: National News, Ethics, GMOs

...Coburn's newly released “2014 Wastebook” has only one sad and lonely reference to federal spending on “silly, unnecessary, and low priority projects” in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
American Samoa--Mistaken About Faleomavaega?
By Selected News Articles @ 2:26 PM :: 3869 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...Faleomavaega neither resigned nor retired and finally has returned home just a few days short of a year after his medical evacuation last October....

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Saturday, August 30, 2014
Tuna Monument: Faleomavaega Slow on the Draw
By Selected News Articles @ 8:20 PM :: 4687 Views :: Energy, National News, Politicians, Small Business

...it took nearly a month for the ailing delegate to file a formal letter with Obama pleading with him not to take any action that would harm American Samoa....

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Sunday, August 24, 2014
Faleomavaega Coming Back to American Samoa for Election Season?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:59 AM :: 3756 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...the United Nations third decennial conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS)  will run from September 1-4 in Samoa....

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Saturday, August 23, 2014
Redskins 1, American Samoa 0
By Selected News Articles @ 10:00 PM :: 3375 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation

...These are the kinds of issues that have dominated Faleomavaega’s agenda over the years when he hasn’t been traveling....

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Saipan Gets better Representation than American Samoa
By Selected News Articles @ 8:04 PM :: 3842 Views :: Environment, National News, Small Business

...“this is certainly the most important congressional group to visit the Northern Marianas at one time.”....

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Friday, August 15, 2014
"The Giver" -- Opens Today Oahu, Maui, Kona, Hilo
By Video @ 3:08 PM :: 2993 Views :: National News

A young man living in a future where complacency is valued above all else discovers the sinister secrets that hold his fragile society together....

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Friday, August 15, 2014
Faleomavaega Skips Visit of Key House Committee to American Samoa
By Selected News Articles @ 11:08 AM :: 3279 Views :: National News, Politicians
The group flew in and out without ever having seen the place or having had to entertain the question “Where’s Eni?”
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Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Am Samoa: Democrat Nod Goes to Faleomavaega in a Slick Maneuver
By Selected News Articles @ 5:54 PM :: 3845 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Politicians

...The party chairman then called for a vote and the dozen party attendees present (out of 600 people said to be members) unanimously endorsed Faleomavaega for re-election....

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Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Q&A: Ten Things You Need to Know About Boehner Suing Obama
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:52 PM :: 3519 Views :: National News, Health Care, Judiciary

...Last week, the House of Representatives voted to authorize Speaker John Boehner to file a lawsuit challenging President Obama’s failure to fully implement Obamacare....

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Thursday, July 31, 2014
Feds fly immigrant minors to Hawaii on taxpayer dime
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:20 AM :: 2963 Views :: National News
“between January 1 and July 7, a total of eight minors were discharged from the unaccompanied alien children program to sponsors in Hawaii.”
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Friday, July 25, 2014
Obamacare, Tuna Zone: Humiliation for American Samoa Delegate
By News Release @ 7:57 PM :: 3589 Views :: Environment, National News

...imagine the humiliation when, without any prior consultation with him, Obama announced a move that could have enormous ramifications for the fishing industry that is the foundation of the territory’s private sector....

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Friday, July 25, 2014
US Territories Suddenly Exempted from Obamacare
By Selected News Articles @ 5:41 AM :: 3333 Views :: National News, Health Care

The decision covers residents in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands...the law was "undermining the stability" of the territories' insurance markets....

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Proposed EPA Rule Gives Feds Control of Hawaii Water Ditches
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:31 PM :: 4609 Views :: Honolulu County, National News, Agriculture

...the new proposed rule would regulate all ditches, except in narrow circumstances. This even includes man-made ditches....

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Friday, July 04, 2014
‘We Have Not Forgotten’: Presidents on the Fourth of July
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:39 PM :: 3594 Views :: National News

For this Independence Day, here’s a look back at what some presidents had to say in honor of this historic day....

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Thursday, July 03, 2014
Ex-Im and the Tour de Fraud
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:26 PM :: 2915 Views :: National News, Ethics

One of the Export-Import Bank’s largest investment partners, BNP Paribas SA, pleaded guilty on Monday to violating U.S. sanctions against Sudan, Iran and Cuba....

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Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Now Playing in Honolulu – America: Imagine the World Without Her
By Video @ 3:18 PM :: 3436 Views :: National News
"America is great because she is good; if she ever ceases to be good she will cease to be great."
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Friday, June 27, 2014
Hawaii, US, Other States Allege Fraud in $4B Mortgage Settlement
By Selected News Articles @ 3:12 PM :: 2621 Views :: National News

...Chase was not entitled to all of the credits, because Chase no longer owned many of the loans it forgave or forgave loans that were not eligible for relief....

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Court Rules Marriage Must Be Redefined Under Fourteenth Amendment
By Selected News Articles @ 4:04 PM :: 3238 Views :: National News, Family

Today the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals issued an important ruling on Utah’s marriage amendment....

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Sharyl Attkisson Calls Obama Administration ‘Worst Atmosphere’ for Journalists
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:53 AM :: 4111 Views :: National News, First Amendment, Obama

Attkisson is an award-winning investigative reporter who earlier this year made headlines for resigning from CBS News....

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Rep Hastings: Obama's Ocean Zoning Will Shut Down Tuna Fishery
By News Release @ 9:29 PM :: 4952 Views :: Environment, National News, Economy

...in the not-too-distant future all of America’s tuna will be caught by foreign vessels....

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Thursday, June 12, 2014
American Samoa Governor Puts Faleomavaega in His Place
By Selected News Articles @ 5:55 PM :: 3930 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Politicians

We were among those waiting for a quick Faleomavaega retort in his usual overkill with dates, times and places of consultation and were surprised by the silence....

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Clinton: Released Taliban Leaders ‘Not a Threat to the United States’
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:24 PM :: 2750 Views :: National News, Military

“They are a threat to the safety and security of Afghanistan and Pakistan. It’s up to those two countries to make the decision...." -- Hillary Clinton

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Arizona Grapples With Humanitarian ‘Disaster’ as Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Fend for Themselves
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:58 PM :: 2516 Views :: National News

Undocumented immigrant children, some as young as 5 years old and traveling with no parent or adult, are being dropped off by the busload in Arizona....

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Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Am Samoa: Falomavaega Rips Obama, Clinton, Kerry
By Selected News Articles @ 3:13 PM :: 3130 Views :: National News, Politicians

...even as the ailing, 13-term delegate was having his statement inserted into the Congressional Record, freshman U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) was upstaging him....

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Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Ignore the Pundits. 2014 Isn’t About Tea Party Vs. the Establishment
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:19 PM :: 2328 Views :: National News

...what matters most is whether we end up with enough lawmakers in Congress willing to reign in the increasingly imperial Obama presidency in his final two years....

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Monday, June 02, 2014
Harry Reid’s Crusade Against the Koch Brothers Threatens Your Free Speech
By Heritage Foundation @ 6:00 AM :: 2214 Views :: National News

...Reid, D-Nev., has promised the Senate will take up a proposed constitutional amendment this year that would radically alter the First Amendment.....

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Sunday, June 01, 2014
Am Samoa: Will Faleomavaega Join the Old Bulls Leaving Congress?
By Selected News Articles @ 2:51 PM :: 3622 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Politicians

...we will have to keep a close eye on our election office to see if and when he or someone on his behalf picks up a packet containing the petitions that must be circulated....

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014
The Smallest Victims of Obama's Immigration Policy
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:32 PM :: 2464 Views :: National News

Children are crossing the border – and they’re doing it without their parents....

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Monday, May 26, 2014
Am Samoa: Candidates Line up for Run at Faleomavaega's Seat
By Selected News Articles @ 8:24 PM :: 3160 Views :: National News, Politicians

It has been just over seven months now that Faleomavaega continues to have been absent from public view....

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014
These Guys Use 'Small Business' to Get Their Way in Washington
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:07 PM :: 2594 Views :: National News

Saying that something helps small businesses is a great way to gain public support for your cause. Except when it’s not true....

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Monday, May 19, 2014
Saving for Retirement -- Without the Government
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:10 AM :: 2251 Views :: National News

...should the government expand from providing old-age entitlement benefits to controlling personal retirement investments as well?

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Thursday, May 15, 2014
New IRS Revelations – and What the Obama Administration Is Doing Behind the Scenes
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:03 PM :: 3465 Views :: National News, Taxes, TEA Party

...the Obama administration lied when it tried to pin the scandal on IRS employees in an Ohio branch office....

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Terrorists Who Kidnap Little Girls
By Heritage Foundation @ 6:21 AM :: 4548 Views :: National News, World News, Military

Americans have increasingly been pulled into the frightening story of more than 250 schoolgirls in Nigeria who were kidnapped by terrorist group Boko Haram....

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Monday, May 12, 2014
Who Will Blink First on Immigration?
By Heritage Foundation @ 6:40 AM :: 2155 Views :: National News

The Obama administration is moving forward with several federal agency rules on immigration while threatening bigger executive actions....

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Monday, May 12, 2014
Hawaii’s Schatz among U.S. senators hogging federal earmarks, report says
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:59 AM :: 4676 Views :: National News, Higher Education, Politicians

Since fiscal year 1997, the East-West Center has received 11 earmarks totaling $109.7 million....

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Friday, May 09, 2014
Heritage Foundation: The Daily Signal
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:19 PM :: 2157 Views :: National News

...the greatest defense of liberty is an informed citizenry....

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Thursday, May 08, 2014
Who Owns One-Third of American Land -- And How It's Holding Us Back
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:11 PM :: 2385 Views :: National News
Did you know that the federal government owns nearly one-third of U.S. land?
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Friday, May 02, 2014
Caution: Senators at Work
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:00 PM :: 2136 Views :: National News

...a handful of senators are working hard to make sure the government stays in the housing finance business....

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Effects of Pension Plan Changes on Retirement Security
By News Release @ 1:40 PM :: 3146 Views :: National News, Hawaii Statistics

This study analyzes the effects of the resulting changes at the individual employee level ....

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Sen. Mike Lee on Fighting for Equal Opportunity
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:22 PM :: 2347 Views :: National News

...an unholy union of big government, big business, and big special interests twists public policy to benefit Washington insiders....

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Djou on Obama Asia Visit: Congress Should Pass Asia-Pacific Free Trade Pact Now
By Rep Charles Djou @ 8:06 PM :: 3114 Views :: National News, Politicians

"Congress needs to follow up on this presidential trip by passing trade promotion authority to conclude a free-trade agreement across Asia and the Pacific”

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Hot Movie Trailer: Dinesh D’Souza’s America
By Video @ 5:00 AM :: 2869 Views :: National News

...what if America had never been founded?...

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Monday, April 28, 2014
Where Your Money Goes When This Bank Gets Ahold of It
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:52 AM :: 2055 Views :: National News

...how your hard-earned money helps subsidize loans for people in other countries....

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
VIDEO: Grassroot Institute Looks at One Party States Idaho and Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:17 PM :: 3160 Views :: National News, Hawaii State Government

...the lack of meaningful competition between political parties can be stifling to new ideas, regardless of the underlying ideology....

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