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Letter from a Teamster

A concerned Teamster’s plea to his union leaders by Dave Verret The following is an actual letter, sent to the national office of the Teamsters, as well as the office of local 996. The remarks are the sole property of Dave Verret, contributing writer to the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii.

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What the Frack is Going on Here?

Hydraulic fracturing opponents misrepresent facts to protect their ideologies and agendas. by Paul Driessen Hydraulic fracturing sends “huge volumes of toxic fluids” deep underground at high pressure, to fracture shale rock and release natural gas, Food & Water Watch claims. “Billions of gallons of toxic fluids” will “contaminate” groundwater and

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Trying to Snooker Smucker

 Climate alarm campaigners make pitiful case that manmade climate change threatens coffee. by Paul Driessen It’s a common tactic among groups promoting climate alarmism and anti-hydrocarbon policies. As evidence mounts that manmade catastrophic climate change is not imminent, extreme weather events cannot be linked to human activities, and developing nations

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15 Yards for Union Interference

An analysis of Fran Tarkenton’s call for educational reform. by Cody Hensarling Thank goodness for the National Football League! If the NFL lockout had continued through the fall, the impacts on the economic and mental well-being of this nation’s football-crazed population would have been devastating. After years of playing second

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An Unlikely Consensus

GRIH and the Honolulu Star-Advertiser share an opposition to a public subsidy by Cody Hensarling One of the most frustrating aspects of living in Hawaii is the stranglehold that the Honolulu Star-Advertiser has on the market for news. Thankfully, there are a number of worthy alternatives to our new colossus

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To What End, Taxes?

President Obama’s twofold plan to cut the deficit and create jobs appears to have a different goal entirely. by Cody Hensarling In case you haven’t noticed, the outlook for the US economy is not particularly bright. If you happen to have investments in the stock market, you’ve noticed, as this is

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Online Learning in Hawaii

New Report Examines Online Learning in Hawaii written by Cody Hensarling and edited by Brandon Bosworth Grassroot Institute of Hawaii FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 9/22/11 HONOLULU, HI, — The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii is  announcing the public release of their most recent research paper,  “Online Learning in Hawaii: A review and

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The Incontestability of Change

Dissent from man-made global warming belief from prominent scientists begins to gain media attention. by Cody Hensarling One of the most unsettling trends in public discourse is the tendency of those who oppose government regulation designed to combat man-made global warming, such as Cap & Trade and the expansion of

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National Recognition for Hawaii Reporter, Zimmerman

Hawaii Reporter’s Malia Zimmerman has been honored by the Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity by Cody Hensarling Hawaii Reporter President and Editor Malia Zimmerman has been honored by the Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity. Zimmerman, who serves as a board member for the Grassroot Institute of

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$600 million in New Taxes

by Frances Nuar  The desperate dance to balance the state budget was trickier than ever this legislative session. Far from providing innovative solutions, the Democratic led legislature had one answer to solve the $1.2 billion budget deficit: tax, tax, and tax some more, to the tune of $600 million. Proposals to

Read More →

Letter from a Teamster

A concerned Teamster’s plea to his union leaders by Dave Verret The following is an actual letter, sent to the national office of the Teamsters, as well as the office of local 996. The remarks are the sole property of Dave Verret, contributing writer to the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii.

Read More →

What the Frack is Going on Here?

Hydraulic fracturing opponents misrepresent facts to protect their ideologies and agendas. by Paul Driessen Hydraulic fracturing sends “huge volumes of toxic fluids” deep underground at high pressure, to fracture shale rock and release natural gas, Food & Water Watch claims. “Billions of gallons of toxic fluids” will “contaminate” groundwater and

Read More →

Trying to Snooker Smucker

 Climate alarm campaigners make pitiful case that manmade climate change threatens coffee. by Paul Driessen It’s a common tactic among groups promoting climate alarmism and anti-hydrocarbon policies. As evidence mounts that manmade catastrophic climate change is not imminent, extreme weather events cannot be linked to human activities, and developing nations

Read More →

15 Yards for Union Interference

An analysis of Fran Tarkenton’s call for educational reform. by Cody Hensarling Thank goodness for the National Football League! If the NFL lockout had continued through the fall, the impacts on the economic and mental well-being of this nation’s football-crazed population would have been devastating. After years of playing second

Read More →

An Unlikely Consensus

GRIH and the Honolulu Star-Advertiser share an opposition to a public subsidy by Cody Hensarling One of the most frustrating aspects of living in Hawaii is the stranglehold that the Honolulu Star-Advertiser has on the market for news. Thankfully, there are a number of worthy alternatives to our new colossus

Read More →

To What End, Taxes?

President Obama’s twofold plan to cut the deficit and create jobs appears to have a different goal entirely. by Cody Hensarling In case you haven’t noticed, the outlook for the US economy is not particularly bright. If you happen to have investments in the stock market, you’ve noticed, as this is

Read More →

Online Learning in Hawaii

New Report Examines Online Learning in Hawaii written by Cody Hensarling and edited by Brandon Bosworth Grassroot Institute of Hawaii FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 9/22/11 HONOLULU, HI, — The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii is  announcing the public release of their most recent research paper,  “Online Learning in Hawaii: A review and

Read More →

The Incontestability of Change

Dissent from man-made global warming belief from prominent scientists begins to gain media attention. by Cody Hensarling One of the most unsettling trends in public discourse is the tendency of those who oppose government regulation designed to combat man-made global warming, such as Cap & Trade and the expansion of

Read More →

National Recognition for Hawaii Reporter, Zimmerman

Hawaii Reporter’s Malia Zimmerman has been honored by the Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity by Cody Hensarling Hawaii Reporter President and Editor Malia Zimmerman has been honored by the Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity. Zimmerman, who serves as a board member for the Grassroot Institute of

Read More →

$600 million in New Taxes

by Frances Nuar  The desperate dance to balance the state budget was trickier than ever this legislative session. Far from providing innovative solutions, the Democratic led legislature had one answer to solve the $1.2 billion budget deficit: tax, tax, and tax some more, to the tune of $600 million. Proposals to

Read More →