Pushing the White House off the front pages

Since the election of (now) President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, a few friends have come around to ask me what I think will happen post-inauguration. (Inauguration happened on January 20, 2021, by the way, without any undue drama, just for the record). Of course, the pundits out there have been predicting all kinds of things. Everything from first day actions (executive orders on all kinds of key ...
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Crossing the line and paying the price

I remember in the culture I grew up in that there were both explicit and implicit “lines” that, once you crossed, you could never go back. While society got rid of a lot of these "lines" in the last 25 years, there are still firm lines that if you cross in this society, you will get punished for it, still. PC:"DANGER DO NOT CROSS THE BARRIER. KEEP HANDS AWAY" by Leo Reynolds is ...
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A fight to the end

While we all voted on November 3, the official results took the rest of the month and half of December. Typically the projected loser cedes by now....not Trump. PC: "Ballot box" by FutUndBeidl is licensed under CC BY 2.0 From the day of the election of President, to today (December 14, 2020), I have been reluctant to formally comment on the outcome. However, with the passing of the 14th, and the Electoral College formally ...
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A real assessment by the Left

For those who know me, I frequently listen to podcasts In fact, on my main page at www.politicshawaii.com, I even list the podcasts I listen to and blogs that I read, regularly. And once in a while, what I hear from those shows really stops me in my tracks. In the case of this post, it stopped me running on the treadmill, frantically looking for the rewind button to hear ...
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This ain’t the first time, this ain’t the last time

Over the past couple of days, I started hearing the news about CARES money, awarded to the City and County of Honolulu, being spent on material and personnel for the Honolulu Police Department. At the time, I thought “oh, yeah, they bought a bunch of ATV (all-terrain vehicles) that I saw at Old Stadium Park”. The police there were patrolling to keep people out of the park during the second ...
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