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On Giving and Taking Thanks

About three years ago my wife, Marie, and I had lunch at Farrell’s in Pearlridge Center. Just after we ordered, we noticed a young family being […]

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Russia Should Bury Lenin’s Body and the Rest of Communism

MOSCOW—Red Square remains one of the globe’s most iconic locales. Next to the Kremlin wall is a small, squat, pyramidal building:  Vladimir Ilyich Uly […]

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‘Lame Duck’ Internet Betrayal?

Pundits largely agree that those who cast ballots last week had more or less one idea in mind—Washington is broken and it needs to be fixed. So imagin […]

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Unexpected Common Ground: The Sovereignty Movement

If you keep up with E Hana Kakou, the Grassroot Institute’s regular program on ThinkTech Hawaii, you may have seen the recent interview with Leo […]

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Hawaii Unfunded Liabilities Could Become a “Broken Promise”

Research puts state in bottom ten for funding ratio/per capita liability A recent report from State Budget Solutions, evaluating the unfunded liabilit […]

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On Giving and Taking Thanks

About three years ago my wife, Marie, and I had lunch at Farrell’s in Pearlridge Center. Just after we ordered, we noticed a young family being seated near us in the middle of the restaurant. The parents were accompanied by a girl of about 8, a boy of 6 or so,...

When Liberty Knocked Down the Berlin Wall

It’s easy to be pessimistic about the future of liberty.  Yet sometimes freedom advances with extraordinary speed.  Like 25 years ago in Europe. As 1989 dawned communism had ruled what was the Russian Empire reborn for seven decades.  The system failed to fulfill its...