Interview callbacks, and performance review warnings

Typically the primary election in Hawai‘i is something of a sleeper event. Unless there is a marquee race or something on the ballot that people get excited about, the primary typically happens and, in the end, a general yawn is emitted from the electorate. But this time around, for this one (and I suspect those going into the future) this primary election cycle had a variety of exciting races to ...
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Damien is out of your league, AOC

There is a line in the movie “The American President” in which President Shepherd, played by Michael Douglas, called out his competitor for criticizing his girlfriend and lobbyist, Sidney Ellen Wade. In the piece, Shepherd said, “Sydney Ellen Wade has done nothing to you, Bob. She has done nothing but put herself through school, represent the interests of public-school teachers, and lobby for the safety of our natural resources. You ...
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A Challenging Question

As some readers may know, not only do I write a weekly blog on issues, I typically also post shorter items on my Facebook and Twitter accounts. These posts are typically in response to articles I read and would like to publicly comment on them. On Friday, the 10th of July, I posted a comment, directed to the Governor, regarding the ending of the $600 bonus unemployment at the end ...
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“Settled Issues” in the United States

Observation of our country this July 4 “We can be cold as the falling Thermometer in December if you ask about our weather in July. And we're so by-gone stubborn, we can Stand touching noses for a week at a time, And never see eye-to-eye.” Iowa Stubborn, The Music Man. 1957 As long as this country has been around, there have been people that have tried to put their finger ...
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The Gilded Cage

PC: "birdhouse" by AKJ Works Without Working is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 I'm sorry little bird but that was the way you were made. There will always be distance. But we will make sure your gilded cage Is resplendent. You will live separate, but we will keep you so busy That you don't know You're not free. — Rex Emerson Jackson With the announcement that tourists may be able ...
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