Archive for July, 2011

Collapse: It’s a Beautiful Day

Collapse: It’s a Beautiful Day

Keaau, HI – I have long advocated, and actively planned to be self-sufficient. Not because I am a latter-day Boy Scout – because, to quote a brilliant economist I know quite well – myself – “We are off the cliff and in free-fall. All of the rhetoric about ‘landing on our feet’ doesn’t matter....
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GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt, The Head Of Obama’s Jobs Council, Is Moving Jobs And Economic Infrastructure To China At A Blistering Pace

GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt, The Head Of Obama’s Jobs Council, Is Moving Jobs And Economic Infrastructure To China At A Blistering Pace

Jeffrey Immelt, the head of Barack Obama's highly touted "Jobs Council", is moving even more GE infrastructure to China.  GE makes more medical-imaging machines than anyone else in the world, and now GE has announced that it "is moving the headquarters of its 115-year-old X-ray business to Beijing".  Apparently, this is all part of...
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Don’t Nuke the Budget!

America’s budget crisis has the world economy at the brink. Social Security, Medicare, aid for needy children, environmental protection and much more are being chopped. Yet Congress and the White House may still want to use our money to fund atomic power. Specifically, $36 billion in loan guarantees may still be on the table for building...
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A Night of Chicago Jazz with Elena Welch

A Night of Chicago Jazz with Elena Welch

The Summer of Jazz continues at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus on August 27 at 7:30 pm when the incredible voice of Elena Welch joins the Volcano Art Center Jazz Ensemble lead by Junior “Volcano” Choy and backed by drummer Bruce David, Brian McCree on bass, Gary Washburn and Kyle Matsuda on piano. Tickets for...
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Collateral Damage in the Marijuana Wars: Patients Who Travel

Collateral Damage in the Marijuana Wars: Patients Who Travel

Marijuana patients are being detained and/or arrested at airports and in their cars for transporting their medical Cannabis.  To a patient, or any rational person, the intent of the law seems clear, which is to allow a patient to travel with their medicine, whether Oxycontin or Cannabis. Unfortunately, the Hawaii`i Narcotics Enforcement Division (NED), police,...
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