In the old days (I'm thinking 2005 or so), Representative Ed Case, D–2nd District, would hold town hall meetings every 26 minutes or so. I remember one at King Kamehameha III Elementary School in Lahaina. A couple dozen people showed up and a few asked questions of Case, who stood at the front of the room and handed out bottled water. The meetings were boring, but were … [Read more...] about 1,000 or so show up to Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Fan Club meeting at Maui Arts and Cultural Center
Though they were supposed to be made public by Monday, Feb. 6, reporters didn't get a look at the complete travel disclosure documents for U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard's January trip to Syria and Lebanon–which included a meeting with Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad–until Wednesday, Feb. 8. Still, they were illuminating. Gabbard has repeatedly described her trip as a … [Read more...] about Rep. Tulsi Gabbard finally releases Syria trip disclosure forms
The Syrian civil war is bloody meat-grinder. Since 2011, when it was born out the hope and democratic promise of the Arab Spring, the war has killed 470,000 people, according to international humanitarian observers. In mid-2016, according to the Syrian Center for Policy Research, a million people inside Syria were living in dangerous besieged areas, facing starvation, disease … [Read more...] about What was Rep. Tulsi Gabbard thinking when she went to Syria?
It's a fair question, given the surprise and secrecy surrounding the trip Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D–Hawaii, is making to war-torn Syria. First reported by Foreign Policy this morning (click here for that story), Gabbard's trip is of a "fact-finding" nature, her aide Emily Latimer said in an email to me this morning: Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has long been committed to peace and … [Read more...] about Who paid for Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s secret trip to Syria?