Hawaii has new “Islam Day”

    State lawmakers signed into law yesterday that formed “Islam Day” in Hawaii.  They just want to “recognize ‘the rich religious, scientific, cultural and artistic contributions’” of Islam.  Does anyone else think this is scary?  Is this the U.S. or England and France.  We’ve seen how well bowing to Islams demands do for those countries in the past.  This was the beginning for them.  Then there were | Read More »

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    Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Finds Himself in Hot Water

    Tomorrow, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin will be deposed in a civil proceeding stemming from the City’s (and Nagin’s) relationship with a vendor. There is sworn testimony that the Mayor has accepted gifts and trips from the vendor, the provider of a trouble-plagued crime surveillance camera system. Nagin to face questioning Monday about crime cameras and gifts The examination, to be held at City Hall, | Read More »

    Self Reliance

    This story brought a smile to my face.  It’s good to see that people haven’t forgotten that government isn’t always needed to solve problems that affect a local community.  Sometimes a better solution can be local people banding together to resolve a problem more quickly and efficiently than might otherwise occur. Our country was built with just this sort of can-do attitude, and its refreshing | Read More »

    Meet Charles Djou (likely R, HI-01).

    He’s already filed to run for the House seat on the Republican side. Charles is a Honolulu City Councilman, Army Reserve officer, and law professor; plugged into Facebook and MySpace; decently sound on the issues; and is apparently already endorsed by Gov. Lingle and the Hawaii GOP (H/T: BackyardConservative). Cook currently ranks it as D+7; but both Bush and Lingle did well in the district. | Read More »

    Riddle me this, Batmen (and girls)…

    I hate to go all Grinchy the day after Christmas, but can anyone tell me why is it okay for Barack Obama to spend Christmas during the worst economic downturn in decades in the course of which thousands of Americans face losing their homes in Hawaii in a 9 million dollar house body surfing and playing golf when it is not okay for the leader of the | Read More »

    Universal Child Health Care Fails In Hawaii

    Don’t say we didn’t warn you if Obama gets elected and tries the same sort of thing: Hawaii is dropping the only state universal child health care program in the country just seven months after it launched.Gov. Linda Lingle’s administration cited budget shortfalls and other available health care options for eliminating funding for the program. A state official said families were dropping private coverage so | Read More »

    Al Jazeera scoops ‘military giants’ meeting between US, China in Hawaii

    (Pearl Harbor)–Al Jazeera, the Middle Eastern news agency, scooped a story about a military meeting between the U.S. and China that hasn’t appeared in a newspaper in either country. The headline said, ‘Military Giants Meet in Hawaii,’ and the story dated Oct. 20, 2008 revealed, “Major-General Zhong Zhiming [Chinese People’s Liberation Army] was leading a delegation of Chinese military officers on one of the first | Read More »

    Wave the 49-Star Flags Tonight for Palin

    Because Alaska was admitted before July 4, 1959, and Hawaii was admitted after July 4, 1959, the 49-star flag existed from 7/4/1959 to 7/3/1960. By waving it tonight, conservatives can show solidarity with Sarah Palin of Alaska while simultaneously rallying against Barack Obama of Hawaii. This is not, in any way, meant to be anti-Hawaiian, but apparently, Obama would be ok with it if it | Read More »


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