Informing Hawaii's voters
Submitted by Guest on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 15:49
Hawaii Political Info introduction: Governor Neil Abercrombie (D) is expressing doubts about the authorship of Senator Daniel Inouye's (D) alleged deathbed letter to the governor in December 2012 asking that the governor appoint Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa (D) to replace him as U.S. Senator.
Former Governor Ben Cayetano (D) also previously said he doubted the letter's authenticity. Peter Boylan, formerly Senator Inouye's Press Secretary, and now Hanabusa's Chief of Staff, says that someone typed the letter up for the Senator. Why hasn't that person come forward to testify to that letter's authenticity? Who made the announcement to the media at the time of the letter's existence and why did he or she do that when the letter was marked "personal"?
What Abercrombie says in the article below about Inouye's stating the decision was "up to you" rings true. The Senator used the exact same words when HPI asked for his permission to make public this insightful talk by him to a group of veterans less than two months before he passed away. To our inquiry, made right after his talk, about whether it was all right with him that we take the video public, he smiled warmly, with great charm, and said, "It's up to you!"
Los Angeles Times
By Mark Z. Barabak
April 11, 2014
HONOLULU — For political and emotional drama, it’s hard to top this: U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, the most beloved and respected figure in Hawaii state history, makes a death-bed request to name his successor in Washington.
But the governor, a fellow Democrat who has clashed with Inouye, spurns the dying senator’s plea and appoints his own lieutenant governor to the seat.
The result, playing out more than a year later, is a closely fought and emotionally wrought primary battle between the novice senator, Brian Schatz, and Inouye’s choice, Rep. Colleen Hanabusa: a Democrat-on-Democrat fight tinged with ethnic and generational tension and haunted, inevitably, by the ghost of Inouye and his last wish.
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Submitted by HPI on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:53
Befitting tax day tomorrow, tonight's blood moon couldn't have been timed better.
Joel 2:31 (King James Version of the Bible, the Old Testament): The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and terrible day of the Lord come.
Hawaii is one of the best places and times worldwide to view the total lunar eclipse when the moon turns a dark color and perhaps even "blood red." The eclipse runs for three and a half hours, easing into the eclipse starting at 7:58 p.m. and running to 11:33 p.m. HST. The total eclipse itself will be from 9:06 to 10:24 p.m. During that time the moon will turn dark and quite possibly red.
Submitted by Guest on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 13:47
Ben Swann exclusive
April 14, 2014
Bunkerville, NEVADA, April 14, 2014– As reported yesterday, hundreds of federal agents are still at the Bundy Ranch and the area continues its status as a no-fly zone. Despite major media reports that the Nevada Bureau of Land Management is retreating, the remaining activity that still surrounds the ranch illustrates a different scenario.
Not only is the BLM not actually backing off of Cliven Bundy, Sheriff Richard Mack of the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association has revealed stunning information: on Ben Swann’s radio program, Mack said that he has received intelligence from multiple, credible sources inside the BLM and the Las Vegas Metro that there is “no question” that the federal government is planning a raid on the Bundy home and the homes of their children who live on the property.
According to Mack, the so-called retreat was nothing more than theatrics. “It was a ploy to get people to back off, to get people out of the way. They weren’t expecting us to get this amount of people here. They were surprised by the numbers and so they wanted a way to get us out of here. This was a ploy to get us out of here and then they’re going after the Bundys.” Mack said that when he was at the Bundy ranch on Saturday there were an estimated 600 to 800 protesters present when federal agents were releasing the cattle.
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Sheriff Mack [Wikipedia]
Waco Siege [Wikipedia]
More Inside Story on Waco Massacre [Alamo Ministries]
Ruby Ridge [RubyRidge.net]
Submitted by Guest on Sun, 04/13/2014 - 18:46
Hawaii Political Info introduction: Despite threats such as “one more step and you’re dead” from gun-toting federal agents, the crowd that had gathered to support the Bundy family bravely moves forward. The feds back down and allow a large group on horseback to free the Bundy cattle that the Bureau of Land Management had ordered confiscated and intended to sell.
Published on YouTube Apr 13, 2014
Submitted by Guest on Sun, 04/13/2014 - 18:12
April 13, 2014
Anyone watching last week’s debate over the Republican budget resolution would have experienced déjà vu, as the debate bore a depressing similarity to those of previous years. Once again, the Republicans claimed their budget would cut spending in a responsible manner, while Democratic opponents claimed the plan’s spending cuts would shred the safety net and leave vital programs unfunded. Of course, neither claim is true.
The budget does not cut spending at all, and in fact actually increases spending by $1.5 trillion over ten years. The Republicans are using the old DC trick of spending less than originally planned and calling that reduced spending increase a $5.1 trillion cut in spending. Only in DC could a budget that increases spending by 3.5 percent per year instead of by 5.2 percent per year be attacked as a “slash-and-burn” plan.
The budget also relies on "dynamic scoring.” This trick is where the budget numbers account for increased government revenue generated by economic growth the budget will supposedly unleash. The claims are dubious at best. Of course, reducing government spending will lead to economic growth. But real growth requires real cuts, not this budget’s phony cuts.
As important as reducing spending and balancing the budget is, focusing solely on budget numbers ignores the root of the problem. The real problem is that too many in Washington — and the nation as a whole — refuse to consider any serious reductions in the welfare-warfare state.
I have always maintained that the logical place to start reducing spending is the trillions wasted on our interventionist foreign policy. Unfortunately, there are still too many in Congress who claim to be fiscal hawks when it comes to welfare spending, but turn into Keynesian “doves” when it comes to spending on the military-industrial complex.
These members cling to the mistaken belief that the government can balance its budget, keep taxes low, and even have a growing economy, while spending trillions of dollars policing the world, and propping up some governments and changing others overtly or covertly. Thus, President Obama is attacked as soft on defense because he only wants to spend $5.9 trillion over ten years on the military. In contrast, the Republican budget spends $6.2 trillion over the next decade. That is almost a trillion more than the budget’s total so-called spending cuts.
If there are too many fiscal conservatives who refuse to abandon the warfare state, there are too many liberals who act as if any reduction in welfare or entitlement spending leaves children starving. I agree it is unrealistic to simply end programs that people are currently dependent on. However, isn’t it inhumane to not take steps to unwind the welfare system before government overspending causes a bigger financial crisis and drags millions more into poverty?
Far from abandoning those in need of help, returning the responsibility for caring for the needy to private charities, churches, and local communities will improve the welfare system. At the very least, young people should have the freedom to choose to pay a lower tax rate in exchange for promising to never participate in a government welfare or entitlement program.
Last week’s budget debate showed how little difference there lies between the parties when it comes to preserving the warfare-welfare state. One side may prefer more warfare while the other prefers more welfare, but neither side actually wants to significantly reduce the size and scope of government. Until Congress stops trying to run the world, run the economy, and run our lives, there will never be a real debate about cutting spending and limiting government.
Submitted by Guest on Sat, 04/12/2014 - 21:44
Submitted by Guest on Sat, 04/12/2014 - 17:43
Retreat comes less than 24 hours after InfoWars reveals that Harry Reid and his son have a deal with Mainland Chinese to take the land
Epic confrontation “like something out of a movie”
By Paul Joseph Watson & Alex Jones
April 12, 2014
In an epic standoff that Infowars reporter David Knight described as being like “something out of a movie,” supporters of Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy advanced on a position held by BLM agents despite threats that they would be shot at, eventually forcing BLM feds to release 100 cattle that had been stolen from Bundy as part of a land grab dispute that threatened to escalate into a Waco-style confrontation.
Despite the fact that Bureau of Land Management officials agreed to cease their operation to seize Bundy’s cattle after a massive public backlash, Bundy demanded that Sheriff Douglas Gillespie disarm BLM officials and return his stolen cows.
When this didn’t happen, hundreds of Bundy supporters, including cowboys on horseback, descended on a nearby cattle pen outside of Mesquite where the seized cows were being held.
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Submitted by Guest on Sat, 04/12/2014 - 14:27
Introduction at beginning of movie: This is a fascinating look at one of the most lied about periods in the history of mankind. In keeping with our motto, "Free movies, free minds, free speech," I ask that "You watch, you decide." (A statement made by UndergroundDocumentaries.com in 2013)
Original movie released on TruthWillOut on September 18, 2013.
Movie is 5 hours 50 minutes 47 seconds long
Israel, Zionism & Jews [Hawaii Political Info] (Collection of articles)
Submitted by Guest on Sat, 04/12/2014 - 05:09
Uploaded on YouTube Aug 30, 2011
2,197,276 hits on YouTube
Submitted by HPI on Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:48
Hawaii Political Info introduction: This episode originates from Press TV, which is underwritten by the Iranian government. The panel members providing the information are American.
More information on the people mentioned in the following video:
Admiral (ret.) Dennis Blair - Director of National Intelligence who was forced to resign under pressure from Jews. While Director he chose Chas Freeman as Chair of the National Intelligence Council, a decision opposed by Jews.
Chas Freeman (aka Charles W. Freeman, Jr.), foreign affairs expert loyal to the U.S. who ran afoul of Jews who successfully and quickly scuttled his appointment as Chair of the National Intelligence Council.
Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY)- A Jew who, it is said in the video, bragged about derailing Chas Freeman's appointment as Chair of the National Intelligence Council.
Ray McGovern - A former CIA intelligence analyst. Rather than blaming "Jews" for the downfall of Chas Freeman and Dennis Blair, he makes a point of saying the problem was the "Likud lobby" (the faction running Israel at present).
Philip Giraldi - Former CIA officer, Washington
Uploaded on YouTube May 27, 2010
The Admiral's Listless Ship: The Demise of Dennis Blair [The Atlantic] May 21, 2010
Charles Freeman reflects on the secret combination that exerted its influence to stop his political appointment [The Mormon Worker] May 12, 2009
Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. [The Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training
Foreign Affairs Oral History Project] Apr 14, 1995
Israel, Zionism & Jews [Hawaii Political Info] (Collection of articles)