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On Target Review: Matching an Aimpoint or Primary Arms Optic to an RS Regulate Mount

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By Rob Kay I suspect if you’ve purchased an AK, one of the first accessories, if not the first you’ll consider acquiring is a scope mount. So, what to buy? If you read our recent story you’ll see that we’re unabashedly bullish on RS Regulate. We’re not alone. They are sleek, strong, and hold zero […]

September 29th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary,News,On Target,Opinion,Special Features | Read More »

Challenging U.S. Senator Brian Schatz on ISIS Terrorist Position

Cam Cavasso, Republican candidate for US Senate

REPORT FROM CAM CAVASSO'S U.S. SENATE CAMPAIGN - U.S. Senate Candidate Cam Cavasso wants to know if U.S. Senator Brian Schatz supports Senator Mazie Hirono's objection last Thursday, September 18, 2014, to the Expatriate Terrorist Act of 2014[1]. Hirono's objection effectively allows ISIS terrorists to continue to retain their U.S. Citizenship, and increases the risk […]

September 27th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary | Read More »

Democrat David Ige’s Smart, Strong Leadership Style Shines

David Ige

REPORT FROM DAVID IGE'S CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR - HONOLULU - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Senator David Ige showed poise and leadership in addressing the difficult issues that face our state. From addressing the issues surrounding Hawaii’s Health Systems Corporation, development in Kaka`ako and leadership at the University of Hawaii, Ige comfortably articulated his positions on each […]

September 27th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary | Read More »

Judge Says "No" to Prosecution

BY Dinesh D'Souza - The federal government was trying to lock me up for between 10 and 16 months, and a federal judge said "no" this week. I was sentenced to 5 years probation along with a fine and community service. I'm excited that the judge's fair ruling will allow me to continue my work. If the government […]

September 27th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary | Read More »

How the Apple Watch Could Help Revolutionize Health Care

Apple watch via Reason

By Jim Epstein - Before the Apple Watch was revealed on September 9, it was rumored to include several biometric sensors that could track the vital signs of the person wearing it. The first iteration of the device turned out to be disappointing in this regard: It has only a heart rate monitor. But future iterations of the watch […]

September 27th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary | Read More »

The IRS Tries to Squirm Out of the Law

CSPAN courtesy of Reason

By Brian Doherty - In "'It's So Simple, It's Ridiculous'" (May 2004), I explored the exotic world of tax rebels-Americans who believe citizens have no legal obligation to pay income tax. They describe themselves not as mere "tax protestors" but as a "tax honesty" movement, since they believe honesty about the income tax means admitting that none […]

September 27th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary | Read More »

For Gun Shop Owners, It’s No Longer Hip to Be ‘Square’

'A small credit card reader that offers big possibilities."

BY JENNIFER KERNS - It’s white. It’s square. And at 1-by-1 inch in diameter, it is the perfect accoutrement to any entrepreneur’s smartphone. With its quick swipe capability and ultimate portability, the high-tech Square Reader credit-card processor has become an invaluable tool in today’s economy. How high-tech credit card vendors and customers get their Second Amendment rights infringed. Taxi […]

September 27th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary | Read More »

National Park Service holding up Hawaii Island development projects

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BY AARON STENE - I’m growing weary of the National Park Service’s repeated attempts to stop development in North Kona. They’ve held up three different projects that I’m aware of over the past 14 years. The NPS has intervened in the Kaloko Makai, Kaloko Industrial Park expansion (phases III and IV) and the second phase of the Queen Kaahumanu […]

September 27th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary | Read More »

Timing isn't everything; it is the only thing

Tom Yamachika, Tax Foundation of Hawaii

By Tom Yamachika - We have been looking at timing and how poor timing can lead to tremendously bad results in Hawaii’s tax system. This week’s illustration of how timing is important involves the Hawaii Renewable Energy Technologies credit, which often applies when people install solar electric, also known as photovoltaic or PV panels on their […]

September 27th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary | Read More »

No Taking When Sheriff Took His (Medical) Weed

Robert Thomas

BY ROBERT THOMAS - Here's one to add to the "unusual takings cases" category, at which we looked at last week. In  Young v. Larimer County Sheriff's Office, No. 13CA1338 (Sep. 11, 2014), the sheriff raided Mr. Young's (medical) marijuana grow and seized as evidence "forty-two mariijuana plants by cutting them off just above the roots." Now, […]

September 27th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary | Read More »

News Cycle on The Rick Hamada Show

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  • Really: He hasn't been arrested 153 times you bone head!! Tired of you people saying "what you heard"!...
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  • Cholan: Although it's old, seems the same stalker on the ewa-kapolei side? Seems height is same, shave mustache...
  • Anon: I agree. Read the allegations. They are a public record. They are very well set out and there is a lot of...