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Anyone for Honesty? How About Integrity?

by “Richard Rowland  Some of the key people pushing the Akaka bill have screwed up. But they do not know it yet. That is because they are so arrogant. They pulled a back room secret deal to modify the bill; failed in the House Committee and succeeded in the Senate.

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Audio and Text Transcripts of Akaka Bill Panel Debate

by Jere Krischel Last Friday, January 15, 2010, the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii was proud to present a panel debate on the subject of the Akaka Bill. We were honored to have three presenters at this panel, Mr. Jere Krischel, Mr. Leon Siu and Mr. John Zogby present their own

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In Hawaii, We Must End the Mail-in Election Ballots

by Cliff Slater  We take the secret ballot as so essential to our form of government that many think it is required by the Constitution. Thus it comes as a surprise to most people to find that the secret ballot was not adopted in the U.S. until 1892 — more than

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Akaka Bill Poll Findings Released

HAWAII VOTERS OPPOSED TO THE AKAKA BILL Zogby International poll confirms majority opposition to race-based government December 15, 2009–A new poll of registered Hawaii voters, conducted by Zogby International, has found that a majority of those surveyed oppose the Akaka Bill, while 76 percent oppose higher taxes to pay for

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Porkers Also Abound Across the Pond

by Pearl Hahn  Recession or not, government spending abounds, as evidenced by Mayor Hannemann’s recent $10,000 televised speech promoting rail transit. As of June of last year, the city had already spent about $2.6 million in taxpayer money on rail promotion. Perhaps Hannemann is practicing wasteful spending for future Congressional ambitions.

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Akaka Bill Editorial, Grassroot Institute in Wall Street Journal

by Pearl Hahn  The Grassroot Institute’s public education efforts concerning the Akaka Bill have earned a mention by the Wall Street Journal. The editorial cites the Grassroot Institute and Beacon Hill Institute’s study on the economic impact of the bill, which could result in up to $689.7 million in lost state tax

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Myth Continues Concerning Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate

by Pearl Hahn  The media and government remain intent on concealing Hawaii’s true unemployment rate. Do not make the mistake of taking data by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics at face value. While the Bureau claims that Hawaii’s unemployment rate remained steady at 7.2 percent in October, the truth is

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Jonathan Gullible’s Odyssey Continues: A Nigerian Free Market Play, Smuggling In & Out of Cuba, a Hundred Thousand CD’s, and the Finland Internet

Ken Schoolland  A LETTER FROM JONATHAN GULLIBLE  A free market play was written and produced by Adedayo Thomas [below left] and Paul Ugbede and directed by Dr. Sam Kafewo [below right]. This production was based on my book, The Adventures of Jonathan Gullible: A Free Market Odyssey (aka JG) which was first published

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Anyone for Honesty? How About Integrity?

by “Richard Rowland  Some of the key people pushing the Akaka bill have screwed up. But they do not know it yet. That is because they are so arrogant. They pulled a back room secret deal to modify the bill; failed in the House Committee and succeeded in the Senate.

Read More →

Audio and Text Transcripts of Akaka Bill Panel Debate

by Jere Krischel Last Friday, January 15, 2010, the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii was proud to present a panel debate on the subject of the Akaka Bill. We were honored to have three presenters at this panel, Mr. Jere Krischel, Mr. Leon Siu and Mr. John Zogby present their own

Read More →

In Hawaii, We Must End the Mail-in Election Ballots

by Cliff Slater  We take the secret ballot as so essential to our form of government that many think it is required by the Constitution. Thus it comes as a surprise to most people to find that the secret ballot was not adopted in the U.S. until 1892 — more than

Read More →

Akaka Bill Poll Findings Released

HAWAII VOTERS OPPOSED TO THE AKAKA BILL Zogby International poll confirms majority opposition to race-based government December 15, 2009–A new poll of registered Hawaii voters, conducted by Zogby International, has found that a majority of those surveyed oppose the Akaka Bill, while 76 percent oppose higher taxes to pay for

Read More →

Porkers Also Abound Across the Pond

by Pearl Hahn  Recession or not, government spending abounds, as evidenced by Mayor Hannemann’s recent $10,000 televised speech promoting rail transit. As of June of last year, the city had already spent about $2.6 million in taxpayer money on rail promotion. Perhaps Hannemann is practicing wasteful spending for future Congressional ambitions.

Read More →

Akaka Bill Editorial, Grassroot Institute in Wall Street Journal

by Pearl Hahn  The Grassroot Institute’s public education efforts concerning the Akaka Bill have earned a mention by the Wall Street Journal. The editorial cites the Grassroot Institute and Beacon Hill Institute’s study on the economic impact of the bill, which could result in up to $689.7 million in lost state tax

Read More →

Myth Continues Concerning Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate

by Pearl Hahn  The media and government remain intent on concealing Hawaii’s true unemployment rate. Do not make the mistake of taking data by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics at face value. While the Bureau claims that Hawaii’s unemployment rate remained steady at 7.2 percent in October, the truth is

Read More →

Jonathan Gullible’s Odyssey Continues: A Nigerian Free Market Play, Smuggling In & Out of Cuba, a Hundred Thousand CD’s, and the Finland Internet

Ken Schoolland  A LETTER FROM JONATHAN GULLIBLE  A free market play was written and produced by Adedayo Thomas [below left] and Paul Ugbede and directed by Dr. Sam Kafewo [below right]. This production was based on my book, The Adventures of Jonathan Gullible: A Free Market Odyssey (aka JG) which was first published

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