For the last few weeks I've been thinking about how best to approach the very thorny subject of Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein voters in Hawaii. Though there's no real polling done out here to gauge her support in this, one of the most liberal states in the union, this Reason blog post from September put her numbers at around seven percent here. Anyway, I … [Read more...] about Journalist Kate Bradshaw breaks down the true meaning of a vote for Jill Stein
Ideally, an election is more than simply filling in the square next to a party affiliation. It should be about more than simply articulating a person’s privileges or bigotries. It should achieve more than quantifying the effects of propaganda and misinformation. Democracy requires real, meaningful elections, and that means voters need to have information. Not memes, GIFs or … [Read more...] about MauiTime’s 2016 General Election Endorsements
Seriously, I can’t believe this intelligence-insulting contraption known as the 2016 Election hasn’t exploded yet, like the unstable engine that it is. For anyone with even three functioning neurons, this year’s presidential contest has been a daily, sometimes hourly assault on the senses from which we may never recover as a society. There are a million examples of crimes … [Read more...] about University of Hawaii researchers and Miami Beach residents deal with horror story known as sea level rise
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So this morning Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump scammed the media yet again, with a sham press conference that was actually a big PR stunt for one of his new hotels (outraged at being played, pool photographers reportedly destroyed footage they took of the hotel). But squeezed in between his shameless hucksterism, Trump finally, belatedly, backed … [Read more...] about Think about the late Hawaii Health Director Loretta Fuddy when lying Donald Trump lies about Obama birther lie