For a moment, imagine that there is a privately-owned organization in the United States that can create U.S. dollars out of thin air whenever it wants and can loan that money to whoever it wants to. Imagine that this organization is able to act with the full power of the U.S. government behind it, but […]
Big Island police are investigating a possible drowning in Hilo on Wednesday (September 14), and have asked for a coroner’s inquest.
The man who died has been identified as 20-year-old Brystan Alidon of Hilo.
On Wednesday, South Hilo patrol officers …
This letter is in response to Dr. Ken Conklin’s article printed in the Hawai`i Reporter online on September 1, 2011, as well as the July 17, 2011 article by Andrew Walden. I have always refrained from responding to these types …
Have you ever thought about getting your food out of a trash can? Don’t laugh. Dumpster diving has become a hot new trend in America. In fact, dumpster divers even have a trendy new name. They call themselves “freegans”, and as the economy crumbles their numbers are multiplying. Many freegans consider dumpster diving to be […]
America is getting poorer. The U.S. government has just released a bunch of new statistics about poverty in America, and once again this year the news is not good. According to a special report from the U.S. Census Bureau, 46.2 million Americans are now living in poverty. The number of those living in poverty in […]