Though Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is a rising star within the Democratic Party, ultimately endorsed Hillary Clinton for president (after first endorsing Bernie Sanders, of course) and easily won reelection this year, she's been ominously quiet on the issue of President-elect Donald Trump's appalling appointees and nominations. Most notably, her signature did NOT appear with 169 of her … [Read more...] about Why didn’t Rep. Tulsi Gabbard join 169 of her colleagues in denouncing Trump appointee Stephen Bannon?
Yeah, yeah, I know the election's over and Donald Trump won and we should all just stop crying into our kombucha and get over it so our new overlord and his white nationalist minions can have their safe space free of non-whites, women, Muslims, immigrants, journalists and anyone who ever saw Raiders of the Lost Ark and decided to root for Indiana Jones instead of the … [Read more...] about This is how Maui County voters compared to rest of Hawaii in 2016 presidential election
We asked a question on the cover of our Nov. 10, 2016 issue: “What do we tell our daughters?” It wasn’t rhetorical–we genuinely wanted to know from readers how they were explaining Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton after he endlessly demonized non-whites, women, immigrants, Muslims, Jews and just about everyone else who’s last name isn’t Trump during the … [Read more...] about We asked our readers how they explained Donald Trump’s victory–here’s what they said
Though more people ended up voting for Democrat Hillary Clinton, it is Republican Donald Trump who will be the next President of the United States. For those of us who believe in civil rights, the dangers of climate change and simple human decency, the night of Nov. 8 was one of the toughest of our lives. According to numbers compiled by The New York Times, Trump’s victory … [Read more...] about UPDATED: Trump Wins, America Loses: How the 2016 Election looks from Maui
It’s 5:30pm Hawaii time as I write this, and it looks an awful lot like Republican Donald Trump is going to be the next President of the United States. What. The. Fuck. I was at Tommy Bahama in Wailea, sipping a Mojito and watching the silent Fox News feed on the bar televisions, but now I’m home. The TV is off, Twitter is on, and the New York Times map of election … [Read more...] about View from Hawaii: Donald Trump winning 2016 Presidential Election