Posts Tagged ‘ Opinion ’

There is no crisis in Crimea

There is no “Crimean crisis”. There never was. It is theater and I fell for it. I allowed myself to be fooled into believing that if every country in the west had one story and every country in the east had the opposite story, either one side was wrong, or the truth...
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MH-370 – my best guess

UPDATE 6/26/14: I called it three months ago. —————— Background: ‘The FAA issued an Airworthiness Directive (AD) on September 26 asking that additional checks on the Boeing 777 fleet worldwide be conducted during scheduled maintenance . “This proposed AD would require repetitive inspections of the visible fuselage skin and doubler if installed, for cracking, corrosion, and any indication...
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Poor Flossie

As has become the de-facto standard in America and particularly in Hawaii, everything is a disaster waiting to happen. This week is no different than any other week. The government, in its mad rush to maintain relevance – and a budget – in the face of the overwhelming evidence that, as a protector of the...
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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner at the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant?

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner at the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant?

Earlier this month, workers at the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant surrounded the reactor and other key parts of the facility with a massive water berm called an “AquaDam”. Fort Calhoun had a foot-deep pool next to the reactor for spent fuel rods. The pool was so full in 2009 that they were sealing the fuel...
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Naeole Denies Ethics Charges by Former Campaign Volunteer

Naeole Denies Ethics Charges by Former Campaign Volunteer

Just hours before the start of Hawaii primary election on September 18, Hawaii427.com reported that District 5 candidate Emily Naeole-Beason had become the object of an ethics complaint alleging staff violations of campaign rules. The complaint was filed by Toni Robert of Pahoa, a volunteer of the Naeole-Beason re-election campaign. In her petition, filed with the...
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