Archive for May 25th, 2011

20 Questions To Ask Anyone Foolish Enough To Believe The Economic Crisis Is Over

20 Questions To Ask Anyone Foolish Enough To Believe The Economic Crisis Is Over

If you listen to Ben Bernanke, Barack Obama and the mainstream media long enough, and if you didn't know any better, you might be tempted to think that the economic crisis is long gone and that we are in the midst of a burgeoning economic recovery.  Unfortunately, the truth is that the economic crisis...
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Sen. Wyden Decries “Secret Law” on PATRIOT Act

An amendment offered on May 24 by Sen. Ron Wyden would have challenged the Administration’s reliance on what he called “secret law” and required the Attorney General to explain the legal basis for its intelligence collection activities under the USA PATRIOT Act.  But that and other proposed amendments to the PATRIOT Act have been...
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The Kama’aina Pumping Scandal Remains Scandalous

The Kama’aina Pumping Scandal Remains Scandalous

By Curtis Narimatsu and Pseudonym Golakers Kama’aina Pumping Service, owned by County of Hawaii Public Works Automotive Division Head, Randy Riley, was chosen by the county under a questionable procurement contract in 1996 to provide maintenance and cleaning of dry wells and curb gutters on the Big Island. The previous vendor of this contract was Eckard...
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