Presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawai‘i, 2nd District), made her way to CNN’s State of the Union with Jake Tapper this weekend, where she shared her thoughts on the ongoing government shutdown, and defended her trip to Syria and record on LGBTQ rights. The stop was the latest media appearance in the presidential hopeful’s run-up to 2020, and offered insight for … [Read more...] about Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Blames Government Shutdown on Both Sides, Defends Record on CNN
It’s been a helluva year, and that’s not a good thing. For the United States, the watchwords for 2017 have been violence and hatred–against women, African-Americans, immigrants, LGBTQ individuals and basically everyone who isn’t a straight white male. You don’t have to be a master at reading the room to know that greed and ignorance are triumphing over notions of cooperation … [Read more...] about 2017 MauiTime Year In Review
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
[EDITOR'S NOTE: On April 15, Rep. Gabbard's office announced a change in venue for the Maui Town Hall meeting. Because more than 400 residents have already RSVP'd, they have decided to hold the Town Hall at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Castle Theater instead of the Maui Tropical Plantation. The time and date of the Town Hall is unchanged.] So last night President … [Read more...] about UPDATED: Curious about Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s recent statement on the Syrian missile attack? Ask her!
Hawaii News Now posted a very interesting story about U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D–2nd District, and her recent fact-finding trip to Syria, where she met twice with dictator Bashar al-Assad. The story is hooked to statements from Muslim Association of Hawaii chairperson Hakim Ouansafi, who is very critical of Gabbard's trip (click here for my Feb. 1 story on the trip). "It is … [Read more...] about Will Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s recent Syria trip hurt her popularity?