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Tuesday, October 9, 2012
How Obama's Foreign Policy Is Failing
By Heritage Foundation @ 7:47 AM :: 4586 Views :: World News, Family

Libya. Egypt. Syria. Iran. Russia. China. America’s relations with the world aren’t looking too good.

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Saturday, September 29, 2012
Locavores or Loco-vores?
By Selected News Articles @ 6:42 PM :: 5569 Views :: World News, Family

Unfortunately for locavores, the same fundamental economic realities that shaped the development of our globalized food supply chain are still very much with us.

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Friday, September 28, 2012
Marking 32 Years of Death and Forced Abortions in China
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:02 AM :: 4906 Views :: World News, Family

The population control rule, established on September 25, 1980, has resulted in almost 40 million “missing” women and some of the most egregious human rights violations in recent history....

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Egypt's New President, a Theocrat Second only to Iran's
By IPT News @ 12:46 PM :: 5257 Views :: World News, Family

The man being showered with attention as a respectable international leader may rank shy only of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ....

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
5 Ways Obama Disappointed at the United Nations
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:24 PM :: 6217 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

In tripping over the YouTube video that was offensive to Muslims, the President seemed to validate other countries’ disregard for freedom of speech....

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Full Text: What the Muslim Brotherhood Means for US
By IPT News @ 10:04 AM :: 12156 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

"And let's not hoist a large Islamic flag, and let's not be barbaric-talking. We will remain a front so that if the thing happens, we will benefit from the new happenings instead of having all of our organizations classified and exposed."

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Panetta: Navy Will Invite China to Pacific Rim Exercise
By Selected News Articles @ 11:07 PM :: 8518 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

 Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and his Chinese counterpart, Defense Minister Gen. Liang Guanglie, told reporters here today they see progress and room for growth in the two nations’ military relationship....

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Chinese General: Prepare for Combat with Japan
By Selected News Articles @ 10:09 PM :: 6365 Views :: World News, Family

Gen. Xu Caihou, vice chairman of the Central Military Commission, considered the most senior military political commissar, said Friday that military forces should be “prepared for any possible military combat,” state run Xinhua news agency reported....

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Micronesians: Stop Abercrombie's Healthcare Discrimination
By News Release @ 5:36 PM :: 10746 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Abercrombie is pursuing an appeal of the injunction on Basic Health Hawai'i, with a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals hearing scheduled for Tuesday in San Francisco....  

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Shocking News! Trade with China Supports U.S. Jobs
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:41 PM :: 6069 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The belief that more imports equals less employment at home is false. It follows directly that the idea that trade deficits lead to higher unemployment is also false.

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Saturday, September 15, 2012
VIDEO: Watch the 'Muhammad' Movie Islamists are Using as their Latest Excuse
By Video @ 4:59 PM :: 5887 Views :: World News, Family

The movie depicts modern Egypt, followed by an algebra problem, followed by events from the Koran. The viewer is asked to solve for X....

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Friday, September 14, 2012
Why Obama Is Failing the Middle East Meltdown and How to Fix It
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:33 AM :: 6281 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Obama’s strategy for this part of the world started out much the way Jimmy Carter’s did—with acts of conciliation and accommodation....

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Thursday, September 13, 2012
Hirono Votes Against Funding Tsunami Warning Network
By News Release @ 6:12 PM :: 8440 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The high-tech buoy network faced $4.5 million in cuts in February, and Hirono opposed bipartisan House legislation to fully fund the critical system for FY2013....

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Thursday, September 13, 2012
New Wave of Attacks on U.S. Embassies
By Heritage Foundation @ 4:36 PM :: 4572 Views :: World News, Family

Protesters stormed the U.S. Embassy in Yemen today and set fire to a building....

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
America's Debt to Its Diplomatic, Military, and Intelligence Personnel
By Heritage Foundation @ 4:10 PM :: 4373 Views :: World News, Family

The deaths in Benghazi, Libya, of the U.S. Ambassador to Libya and others in the service of the United States provides a tragic reminder of the great sacrifices that U.S. diplomatic, military, and intelligence personnel serving abroad make to defend America ....

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Muslims Celebrate 9-11 by Storming US Embassies, Hoisting Al-Qaeda Flag, Murdering US Ambassador
By Andrew Walden @ 6:20 AM :: 12131 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

 ‘Obama, Obama, There Are Still a Billion Osamas!’ -- The chant on the streets, three years after Obama's Cairo Speech.

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Looking Back: Charles Djou Joins Army After 9-11
By Selected News Articles @ 3:01 PM :: 10705 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

...in Afghanistan, Charles saw the best and worst in humanity. He saw the selfless sacrifice of our American soldiers but also utter human depravity in Taliban insurgents....

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Thursday, September 6, 2012
PROP: Enviros Back Pacific Ocean Partnership
By News Release @ 8:36 PM :: 8407 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

“This is a very important step in implementing the National Ocean Policy in the Pacific,” said Dave Raney, Chair of the Sierra Club’s national Marine Action Team....

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Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Romney vs. Obama vis-à-vis Israel
By Daniel Pipes @ 7:11 PM :: 7205 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

sacrificing a friend for selfish reasons ....

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Friday, August 24, 2012
Hawaii Solar Installers Billed for Retroactive 250% Federal Tax
By Selected News Articles @ 8:55 PM :: 9714 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Marco Mangelsdorf, who co-owns a company in Hawaii, ProVision Solar Inc ... has been fuming since he received a $138,000 tax bill in June from U.S. Customs, 250% more than what he paid for a shipment of Chinese panels he received in February ....

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Friday, August 10, 2012
As Starvation Looms, UN Begs Obama to Suspend Biofuel Mandates
By Selected News Articles @ 5:01 AM :: 6404 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The US is poised to divert around 40 per cent of its corn into ethanol because of the Congress-enacted mandate despite “huge damage” to the crop because of the worst drought in at least half a century, José Graziano da Silva, director-general of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation, warned....

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Thursday, August 9, 2012
1,000 Dictionaries Headed to Yap, Micronesia
By News Release @ 12:39 AM :: 4151 Views :: World News, Family

...thanks to a donation from the Habele, native children on the islands of Yap will be getting a much-needed educational resource....

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Monday, August 6, 2012
Organic Is Overrated
By Selected News Articles @ 3:05 PM :: 9141 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Several trillion meals containing genetically engineered food ingredients have been consumed by people around the world, and not a single adverse effect has been documented.

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Friday, August 3, 2012
Pacom: Asia-Pacific Focus Represents ‘Whole of Government’ Rebalance
By Selected News Articles @ 3:28 PM :: 8815 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Recognizing that the new focus on the Asia-Pacific region is a national strategy and one not just for the Defense Department alone, U.S. Pacific Command is reaching out to its interagency and non-governmental partners to roll it out in an efficient, well-coordinated manner.

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Thursday, August 2, 2012
Hawaii-Based Task Force Stems Chemical Trafficking in Asia-Pacific
By Selected News Articles @ 3:53 PM :: 8952 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

A little-known organization with U.S. Pacific Command is bringing together military and law-enforcement capabilities to combat drug-related transnational crime in the Asia-Pacific region ....

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Saturday, July 28, 2012
NRA: U.N. Arms Trade Treaty Stopped
By News Release @ 3:35 PM :: 5259 Views :: World News, Family

The Conference on the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (U.N. ATT) has broken down and will not report a draft treaty to the member nations....

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Harmful U.N. Sea Treaty Stalls in Senate
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:54 PM :: 9830 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

LOST would expose the U.S. to international environmental lawsuits [6] that would harm its environmental, economic, and military interests—including suits based on alleged U.S. contributions to global climate change....

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Monday, July 16, 2012
34 Senators Reject: LOST Will Not Be Ratified by Senate This Year
By News Release @ 4:11 PM :: 9005 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Strong opposition is rising in the U.S. Senate to the U.N.'s Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST) that would subjugate American sovereignty to the whims of an international tribunal....

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Monday, July 16, 2012
Aegis Combat System Successfully Completes Trials on Second Republic of Korea Destroyer
By News Release @ 1:28 PM :: 8058 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party, World News, Family

The at-sea Combat System Ship Qualification Trials (CSSQT) took place at the Pacific Missile Range Facility off the Hawaiian island of Kauai....

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Thursday, July 12, 2012
Obama Fails to See "Serious Impact" of Hugo Chavez
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:34 PM :: 3667 Views :: World News

President Obama has been stumbling on the economy, and this week he added more proof of his weakness on foreign policy....

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Monday, July 9, 2012
UN Small Arms Treaty: "Serious Threat to American Gun Owners"
By Selected News Articles @ 5:29 PM :: 7223 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

the U.N. and global gun banners have markedly stepped up their attack on our Second Amendment freedoms by including civilian arms in the proposed Arms Trade Treaty....

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Thursday, July 5, 2012
Cut The Price Of Solar In Half By Cutting Red Tape
By Selected News Articles @ 10:35 PM :: 6797 Views :: World News, Family

Prices have plummeted so much over the past two years that the solar panels and associated supplies cost about $8,000 for a typical 4,000-watt residential system. A qualified solar specialist or electrician should be able to install these panels for about $2,000 ....

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Saturday, June 16, 2012
Micronesia’s future between China and the US
By Selected News Articles @ 3:03 PM :: 6473 Views :: World News

FSM is commanding the attention and money of both China and the US....

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Thursday, June 14, 2012
US Flag Ships 'Grey-listed', Detained Overseas Due to Poor Maintenance
By Selected News Articles @ 1:31 PM :: 10480 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The glorious Jones Act at work ....

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Thursday, June 14, 2012
State Dept. Video: 'Visit America: It's Easier than You Think'
By Selected News Articles @ 1:11 PM :: 9696 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Says visa process is now smoother....

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Europe's Green Energy Suicide
By NCPA @ 2:48 PM :: 5045 Views :: World News, Family

Germany's Renewable Energy Feed-in Act of 2000 requires electric utilities to buy renewables from all producers at fixed, exorbitant rates and feed it into the power grid for 20 years, raising rates and undermining industrial competitiveness....

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012
North Korea, Eco State?
By NCPA @ 2:36 PM :: 5008 Views :: World News, Family

...the North Koreans "jumped" at the opportunity to get into carbon trading....

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Saturday, June 2, 2012
European Budget Cuts Threaten Mauna Kea Telescopes
By News Release @ 8:54 PM :: 10451 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment, World News, Family

The decision, a consequence of ongoing real terms cuts to the UK science budget by the Government, will almost certainly see the Hawaii-based UK Infrared Telescope (UKIRT) cease operations in the autumn of 2013 and the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT) do the same a year later, with the loss of around 40 jobs.

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Friday, June 1, 2012
Does New Zealand Have the Answer to Overfishing?
By NCPA @ 2:52 PM :: 5428 Views :: World News, Family

New Zealand established a total allowable catch (TAC) for the country, and then distributed quota permits based on compliance with the TAC....

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Monday, May 28, 2012
Djou: Honor Sacrifice Made in Afghanistan
By Rep Charles Djou @ 3:08 PM :: 9535 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

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Sunday, May 27, 2012
North Korea Prepares to Detonate Nuke
By Selected News Articles @ 3:33 PM :: 7186 Views :: World News, Family

Satellite images of the Punggye-ri site and other data show that the tunnel that had been excavated for the test has been refilled, indicating that the nuclear device has been put in place....

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Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Law of the Sea Treaty Transfers Trillions from US to Jamaica
By Heritage Foundation @ 6:39 PM :: 9667 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Article 82 requires the United States to forfeit royalties generated from oil and gas development on the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles...many billions, if not trillions of dollars, would go to the International Seabed Authority, a new international bureaucracy created by the treaty and based in Jamaica....

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Monday, May 21, 2012
Sustainability Equals Population Control
By NCPA @ 3:01 PM :: 4666 Views :: World News, Family

...the environmental lobby now focuses its efforts on a two-pronged strategy: lessening the impact of man's activities on the environment, and reducing the number of people who perform those activities....

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Monday, May 21, 2012
A Force for Liberty from China to Cuba
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:30 PM :: 6524 Views :: National News, Ethics, World News, Family

On Saturday night, blind Chinese legal activist Chen Guangcheng arrived in Newark, N.J., after escaping seven years of persecution in China....

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Saturday, May 19, 2012
Solar Tariffs May Hurt Hoku, Topple Chinese Companies
By Selected News Articles @ 10:45 PM :: 10141 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

The Chinese government will almost certainly retaliate. A most likely target will be the American suppliers of crystalline silicon to Chinese PV manufacturers and semiconductor industries. If this happens this likely puts Hoku Scientific at risk ....

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Saturday, May 19, 2012
Djou: The Future of NATO
By Rep Charles Djou @ 10:00 PM :: 11935 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

As someone who has served both as a Member of Congress and as a soldier under NATO command in Afghanistan, I have a unique perspective on NATO’s role and future....

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The Gay Divorcees: There are more than you might think
By Selected News Articles @ 2:26 AM :: 5213 Views :: World News, Family

In Norway, male same-sex marriages are 50 percent more likely to end in divorce than heterosexual marriages, and female same-sex marriages are an astonishing 167 percent more likely to be dissolved....

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Thursday, May 3, 2012
North Korea: Escape from Camp 14
By Selected News Articles @ 4:56 PM :: 5831 Views :: World News, Family

Blaine Harden, Escape from Camp 14: One Man’s Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West, Viking, $26.95....

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012
GMO Ag Sharply Cuts CO2 Output--Organics Spew Greenhouse Gasses
By NCPA @ 2:03 PM :: 7595 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

In 2009, the shift to biotech crops reduced carbon dioxide emissions by 17.6 billion kilograms, equal to the removal of 7.8 million cars from the road for a year....

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Sunday, April 29, 2012
Honolulu Banquet Salutes Opening of Aloha Pregnancy Center Osaka
By News Release @ 3:03 PM :: 9993 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, World News, Family

They were welcomed by our vibrant MC, Miss Hawaii Lauren Cheape....

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