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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Are The United States & Hawaii Competitive?

Posted by on Jan 31, 2012 in Better Economy, Blog |

by Adam Smith World leaders, business executives, bankers, journalists and other influential policy makers recently met in Davos Switzerland to discuss the most pressing economic and political issues of the day. During this year’s gathering, there was mutual agreement that soft economic conditions are forcing countries to rethink how they can become more competitive in order to attract new businesses that will create more jobs and also...

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While Our Leaders Doze, a National Plan to Hose Hawaii Moves Onward

Posted by on Dec 6, 2011 in Better Government, Blog |

by Malia Hill Hey, I have an idea that should make the NFL season more fair and representative of which is really the best team.  Instead of awarding the championship title to the winner of the Superbowl, we should abolish the Superbowl and playoffs, and decide the winner based on which team scored the most points that year.  Wouldn’t that be the best determination of who really deserves to win? I’m kidding, of course.  I’m a Ravens...

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