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Common Pharmaceuticals Destroy Your Brain

Hawaii Political Info introduction: Do you take or have you taken Benadryl, Dramamine, Excedrin PM, Nytol, Sominex, Tylenol PM, Unisom, Paxil, Detrol, Demerol, and Elavil? Does anyone in your family or among your friends have dementia? Read about how certain pharmaceuticals can cause long term brain impairment.

Natural Society

By Christina Sarich

September 22, 2014

You wouldn’t think that taking a little pain pill would cause long term cognitive impairment, but that’s just one of the commonly prescribed (or even OTC) pharmaceutical medications which were studied in a six-year test to see what kind of neurological damage was caused. Unfortunately, the research found that these pharmaceuticals, commonly taken for a variety of common medical conditions including insomnia, allergies, or incontinence, cause long-term damage to the brain. The findings point to a class of drugs called anticholinergics, which block acetylcholine, a nervous system neurotransmitter.

“We found that taking one anticholinergic significantly increased an individual’s risk of developing mild cognitive impairment and taking two of these drugs doubled this risk. This is very significant in a population – African-Americans – already known to be at high risk for developing cognitive impairment,” said Noll Campbell, PharmD, first author of the study.

The surprising thing is that many of the drugs are commonly used, brands like Benadryl, Dramamine, Excedrin PM, Nytol, Sominex, Tylenol PM, and Unisom are included in the anticholinergic drug list, but so are Paxil, Detrol, Demerol, and Elavil – antidepressant medications. Sure it's great if you don’t feel depressed anymore, but not if it is because the drugs are just killing the brain cells that might ordinarily register sadness or anxiety.

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Cam Cavasso, the Ho'okele

Cam Cavasso, Republican, is running for the U.S. Senate against Brian Schatz, Democrat and incumbent. Schatz was appointed to the Senate by Governor Abercrombie to replace Daniel Inouye when Inouye suddenly passed away in December 2012 while in office.


Is ISIS Good for Jews?

Hawaii Political Info Introduction: Brother Nathanael offers evidence that "moderate Syrian rebels," which the U.S. is training and arming, have a good relationship with ISIS, meaning that U.S. support of the "moderates" is support of ISIS. Senators Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono voted to train and arm the "moderates." Representatives Tulsi Gabbard and Colleen Hanabusa voted against doing so.

Brother Nathanael grew up in the U.S. as a Jew and converted to Christianity as a young man. He is now a member of the Russian Orthodox Church and lives in Colorado.


Links:

'Greater Israel': The Zionist Plan for the Middle East [Hawaii Political Info] Sep 8, 2013

General Wesley Clark: 7 Countries in 5 Years [Hawaii Political Info] Sep 8, 2013 (Clarifies U.S. involvement in the 'Greater Israel' plan)

Israel, Zionism & Jews [Hawaii Political Info] (Collection of articles)

Poll: Djou Ahead of Takai by 4 Points

Honolulu Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll: GOP’s Djou Up By 4 Points Over Democrat Takai in CD1
Meanwhile, Sen. Brian Schatz and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard are way ahead of their GOP rivals.

By Chad Blair

September 23, 2014

The man who represents Hawaii Republicans’ best hope to pick up a congressional seat has a 4 percentage point lead over his Democratic opponent.

Charles Djou leads Mark Takai 46-42 percent in Civil Beat’s latest poll. Just 12 percent of voters are undecided.

The state has only sent three Republicans to Washington, D.C., since statehood in 1959, and Djou, a former state legislator and a former Honolulu City Councilman, is one of them. He won a special election to replace Neil Abercrombie in 2010 when the longtime congressman resigned to run successfully for governor.

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Homeless Man Running for Congress from Hawaii

Hawaii's "most unusual political candidate," Kawika Crowley (R), is running for U.S. Congressional District 2 (rural Oahu & neighbor islands) against Tulsi Gabbard (D, incumbent) and Joe Kent (L).

Hawaii Reporter

September 16, 2014

KANEOHE – Kawika Crowley, the Republican running for U.S. House District 2 in November, is quite possibly the state's most interesting politician in 2014.

The 60-year-old native Hawaiian smokes cigars and fights for smokers’ rights, his home and campaign headquarters are in his 1995 Plymouth Voyager, and in heavily unionized, blue Hawaii, he’s unabashedly an advocate for the free market and conservative causes.

Crowley also is passionate about showing his patriotism, ensuring the U.S. military are honored and the victims of 9-11 aren't forgotten — he spends the 11th day of each month on the side of the road with signs that remind passersby not to forget the victims of the terrorist attacks.

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Links:

Map of Congressional District 2, Hawaii (rural Oahu and the neighbor islands)

2014 General Election Candidate Information [Hawaii Political Info]

Cargill Sues Syngenta over GM Corn Contamination

Cargill's corn shipments to China refused because of Syngenta GM contamination

(NaturalNews) Cargill is a vast USA-based agribusiness with a multinational empire that dominates the food industry in exporting grains, producing food additives and providing processed food products to McDonalds.

Cargill is in the food-trading business purely for control and profit, and they are pro-GMO, of course. Nutritional quality is of no concern. But they don't like it when their export sales are spoiled by a GMO company's effort to insert their corn product into a large shipment exported by Cargill to China, a nation that hasn't approved it.

The corn was from Syngenta's Agrisure Viptera (MIR162) seed, which was approved for cultivation in the United States in 2010. But the Chinese government had not approved this genetic strain. Earlier, China had declared GMOs safe and acceptable and became the target of GMO producers and grain traders, especially Cargill.

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Glenn Beck Reveals for First Time His Experience with a GOP Coup

Published on YouTube Oct 9, 2013


Transcript

Mark Takai's Latest Political Ad

Released on YouTube Sep 22, 2014.

Mark Takai, Democrat, is running for U.S. Representative, District 1 (the urban area of Oahu). His opponent is Charles Djou, Republican.


 
Here's one more video giving some of Mark's background.

March 27, 2014


Elwin Ahu, GOP Candidate for Lieutenant Governor

Published on YouTube Sep 15, 2014

Think Tech Hawaii introduction: Host Keli'i Akina speaks with Pastor Elwin Ahu (political candidate for Lt. Governor of Hawaii) about the challenges balancing moral beliefs with the responsibilities of governing.

Congress Votes to Train and Arm ISIS

Hawaii Political Info introduction: Hawaii Senators Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono, both Democrats, voted with the majority this past week in favor of the measure that Ron Paul writes about below. The vote was 78-22. Congresswomen Colleen Hanabusa and Tulsi Gabbard, also Democrats, voted against the majority in the House on Wednesday (273 yea, 156 nay).

Last week the House and Senate voted to rubber stamp President Obama’s war plans for the Middle East. Both bodies, on a bipartisan basis, authorized the U.S. to begin openly training and arming the rebels who have been fighting for three years to overthrow the Assad government in Syria.

Although the Syrian government has also been fighting ISIS and related extremist groups for three years, the U.S. refuses to speak to the Syrians and has warned Assad not to interfere with the coming U.S. attack on sovereign Syrian territory.

President Obama promised that airstrikes alone would “degrade and destroy” ISIS, telling the U.S. military in a speech last week that:

“The American forces that have been deployed to Iraq do not and will not have a combat mission… I will not commit you and the rest of our armed forces to fighting another ground war in Iraq.”

But of course any U.S. troops sent into a war zone are “combat” troops. And more are on their way.

While the President was swearing that there would be no boots on the ground, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, was in open disagreement. General Dempsey told the Senate Armed Services Committee last week that U.S. forces would need to embed with Iraqi or Kurdish troops in combat situations under certain circumstances.

The limited mission the President promised just weeks ago has already greatly escalated, and now threatens to become another major regional war. In reality, however, this is just a continuation of the 24-year U.S. war on Iraq that President George Bush began in 1990 and candidate Obama promised to end as President.

Under last week’s authorization bill, the President would have authority to train 5,000 fighters in Saudi Arabia for insertion into the civil war in Syria. This is in effect a re-arrangement of the deck chairs. To this point the training was carried out by the CIA in Jordan and Turkey. Now, the program will be moved to the Pentagon and to Saudi Arabia.

The CIA training of the rebels thus far has resulted in a direct pipeline of weapons from “vetted moderates” to the al-Qaeda affiliated al-Nusra Front and to the very ISIS that the administration claims to be fighting. In July, a full brigade of 1,000 fighters from a U.S.-backed rebel group joined ISIS! Of course they took their U.S.-provided weapons and training with them, some of which will certainly be used against the rapidly increasing U.S. military personnel in the region. [Emphasis added by HPI]

That Saudi Arabia is considered a suitable place to train Syria’s future leaders must be some kind of sick joke. While ISIS was beheading two American journalists – as horrific as that is – the repressive Saudi theocracy was beheading dozens of its own citizens, often for relatively minor or religious crimes.

If we want to stop radical terrorists from operating in Syria and Iraq, how about telling our ally Saudi Arabia to stop funding and training them? For that matter, how about the U.S. government stops arming and training the various rebel groups in Syria and finally ends its 24-year U.S. war on Iraq.

There are 200 million people bordering the countries where ISIS is currently operating. They are the ones facing the threat of ISIS activity and expansion. Let them fight their own war, rather than turning the U.S. military into the mercenary army of wealthy Gulf states. Remember, they come over here because we are over there. So let’s not be over there any longer.

Links:

Hirono Statement on Authorization to Train and Equip Syrians to Fight ISIL [PoliticalNews.me] Sep 21, 2014

'Greater Israel': The Zionist Plan for the Middle East [Hawaii Political Info] Sep 8, 2013

General Wesley Clark: 7 Countries in 5 Years [Hawaii Political Info] Sep 8, 2013 (Clarifies U.S. involvement in the 'Greater Israel' plan)

The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion [Bible Believers (Australia)] The Jewish plan for world domination over the goyim as laid out over 100 years ago. The Protocols are said by Jews to be a "forgery." Whoever wrote them was no ordinary human, or even ordinary genius.

Israel, Zionism & Jews   Extensive collection of articles & videos [Hawaii Political Info]

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