And in what will likely be the last of these Know Your Candidate posts we put up before the Aug. 13 Hawaii Primary Election, U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D–Hawaii, just squeaks in under the deadline with her completed questionnaire. First elected to the U.S. Congress in 2012, Gabbard–who is also a major in the Hawaii Army National Guard and Iraq War veteran– has been an … [Read more...] about UPDATED: Know your 2016 Maui County election candidate: Tulsi Gabbard
Author and local Democratic Party activist Shay Chan Hodges has decided to run against U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard this year, Chan Hodges told us on June 6, one day before the state’s deadline for candidate filing. Though Gabbard–who is also a Major in the Hawaii Army National Guard and an Iraq War veteran–is one of the more high-profile Democrats in the U.S. House of … [Read more...] about Maui Democratic Party activist Shay Chan Hodges says she’s running against U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard
Here are the remarks given by Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D–Hawaii, at the Makawao Veterans Cemetery on Memorial Day. A major in the Hawaii Army National Guard and Iraq War veteran, Gabbard spoke of the uselessness of of a nation that promises to "support the troops" while sending them off to fight in stupid, imperialist wars. They’re a wise counterpoint to the imperial power … [Read more...] about Watch Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s Memorial Day remarks at Makawao Veterans Cemetery
“Support The Troops” has become a cliché that’s now as harmful as it is helpful. The notion of “Support The Troops” came from noble beginnings, an alternative to the unfair abuse and mistreatment of American veterans returning from Southeast Asia in the late 1960s and early ‘70s. The public, as a whole, was so determined to acknowledge the commitment and sacrifice of our … [Read more...] about Graphic Novel Review: ‘Terminal Lance–The White Donkey’ is vital for Marines, civilians alike
It’s not the trash fire that marks this year’s Republican Party effort to pick a presidential candidate, but the race to be the 2016 Democratic Party nominee is anything but dull. While the Republicans knock each other over as to who can get the most votes by playing up racist fears against minorities, Muslims and Mexico, Democrats Hillary Clinton (former First Lady, Senator … [Read more...] about CORRECTED: How do Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders match up on the eve of the Hawaii Democratic Presidential Preference Poll?