Monday, November 11, 2019

The Parable of the Two Horses!

The Hawaii State Tax Watch Doggie at long last has made his son put down his smartphone. Son:  Dad, I’m...

Let’s Talk High Crimes & Misdemeanors

►Listen to the Podcast* “he President must be held accountable for his betrayal of his oath of office, betrayal...

Saving the Legislature from Itself!

This week we look at the State Auditor’s recent follow-up report, Report No. 19-14, on the Motion Picture, Digital Media, and Film Production income...

Business Fees Go Down! –Huh?

In the news recently was a story about business and licensing fees actually going down.  These fees were imposed by the...

Backpacker Yachties (Part Three)

Author’s Note: It had been a long haul since completing my doctoral studies in Public Health. Two years of fruitless job...

The Strange Case of Bank of America

Once upon a time, there was a big bank called Bank of America.  It wanted to try doing business in Hawaii, since it was...

Backpacker Yachties (Part Two)

Author’s Note: Despite nearly losing our vessel ‘Nudge Nudge’ on the rocks, ‘Captain Crunch’ and his crew enjoyed a delightful five days...

The Dumbing Down of the US Perfectly Illustrated in the Ukraine ‘Investigation’

This is what happens when we stop teaching civics and government classes in high school. People start believing that politics is government and that...

Backpacker Yachties (Part One)

Author’s Note: Come join us – three rough and ready young sailors in a tiny 26-foot steel-hull yacht -- for some...

If Housing Costs in Honolulu Are Bad Now…

The cost of having four walls and a roof over your head in Honolulu has been staggeringly expensive relative to the rest of the...