Grassoot Perspective: Don’t forget to vote, Stinky Deals for Taxpayers and How To Help Small Business

This article was originally published here in the Hawaii Reporter. 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: “In America we have a creed which comes to us from the deep roots of the past. It springs from the convictions of the men and women of many lands who founded the nation and made it great.” – General George C. Marshall Local News Don’t forget to vote in ALL contests on your ballot – Federal, state and municipal! Voting has begun with mail in absentee ballots and walk-in voting will commence in just a few days. But many people both in Hawaii and all across the U.S. are registered to vote but never vote! Other people will vote, but they only choose two or three of the most “exciting” contests and then leave the rest of their ballot blank. While we wouldn’t dare to tell you what to vote for, we do want to encourage all of you to make sure that you do vote and not skip any of the contests. ANALYSIS: Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, “Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.” You owe it to yourself to vote – the experiment our Founders called “a Republic, if you can keep it” began with the concept of no taxation without representation.  If you don’t vote, you deny yourself a vital right that was given to you at great...