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?
"War is just a racket." - Major General Smedley Butler, USMC, 1933 Smedley Darlington Butler is famous for two things. First, winning two–TWO!–Medals of Honor, as well as 14 other medals in his 34-year career in the Marines. Second, for loudly denouncing U.S. military policy as a mere agent of Big Business. In 1933, he laid it all out in nauseating detail: "I helped make … [Read more...] about Hawaii General Says U.S. Marines Defending Chevron; Smedley Butler Rolls Over In His Grave
1. On Sept. 27, Pacific Business News ran a story titled “Alexander & Baldwin has grown its influence while showing sustained commitment to Hawaii’s economy.” According to the story, how much has Wall Street valued the company? A. More than $1.2 billion B. More than $1.3 billion C. More than $1.4 billion D. More than $1.5 billion E. More than $1.6 billion 2. On Sept. 29, … [Read more...] about Super Unique Special Fun MauiTime News Quiz!