Grassroot Perspective: Sneaky Government, IRS Passport Grabs and Bureaucrat Calculus

Posted by on Sep 27, 2012 in Better Economy, Better Government, Blog |

This column was originally published here on Hawaii Reporter. by Danny de Gracia, II A weekly liberty briefing and news guide to keep you informed and prepared on what’s UP to more freedom or DOWN to bigger, more intrusive government. Quote of the Week: “the future belongs only to socialism ” – Erich Honecker, October 6, 1989 U.S. Senate FY 2013 Department of the Interior Appropriations Draft has Native Hawaiian recognition as a bill...

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Constitution 201: Woodrow Wilson and the Rejection of the Founders’ Constitution

Posted by on Sep 24, 2012 in Better Government, Blog |

This article was originally published here on Hawaii Reporter.   By Stephen Zierak This lesson is taught by Dr. Ronald Pestritto, Charles and Lucia Shipley Chair in the American Constitution, Associate Professor of Politics, and Dean of the Graduate School of Statesmanship at Hillsdale College.  Dr. Pestritto is a senior fellow at Hillsdale’s Kirby Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship.  He teaches courses in American...

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Big Bad Surprises in the New Akaka Bill

Posted by on Sep 21, 2012 in Better Government |

by Ken Conklin • Tribal casinos in Hawaii even if the state legalizes only church bingo • Grabbing for federal, state, and even private lands in Hawaii • Akaka tribe casinos competing against genuine tribes on mainland • Grabbing federal handouts away from genuine tribes • Pig in a poke — recognizing a tribe before it’s created • Race the only requirement enforced for tribal membership • Balkanize America — any...

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Grassroot Perspective: Land of the Sorta Free, Compromise and Agree with Me, and More

Posted by on Sep 21, 2012 in Better Economy, Better Government, Blog |

This column was originally published here on Hawaii Reporter.   Scanning the week’s national news, views and clues with you and yours in mind By Malia Hill Quote of the Week: “The good news is that, according to the Obama administration, the rich will pay for everything. The bad news is that, according to the Obama administration, you’re rich. “–P. J. O’Rourke  Each week, we’ll be monitoring the web to find the...

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Constitution 201: Woodrow Wilson and the Rejection of the Founders’ Principles

Posted by on Sep 18, 2012 in Better Government, Blog |

This article was originally published here on Hawaii Reporter. By Stephen Zierak This lesson is taught by Dr. Ronald Pestritto, Associate Professor of Politics and Dean of the Graduate School of Statesmanship at Hillsdale College.  Dr. Pestritto is a senior fellow at Hillsdale’s Kirby Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship.  He teaches courses in American politics and political philosophy.  Dr. Pestritto is also a senior fellow...

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