Ive read in West Hawaii Today about the DUI-related deaths in Hawaii County that have radically increased in the past two years to 28 in 2017 and 31 in 2018. Im saddened by this increase. Unfortunately, it appears that Aliyahs Law co-authored by Prosecutor Mitch Roth and myself in 2011 and which became effective in 2012 is no longer being diligently applied. The fatality counts as indicated in the newspaper were:
Kirsten Gillibrand confronted a piece of fried chicken in South Carolina over the weekend. She began to eat it with a fork, realized that others around her were using their hands, asked if she should do likewise and ditched the utensils. Reading the reports of this, you got the sense that she would have grabbed that chicken with her pinkie toes if shed been told to; she would have sucked it through a very large straw if those were the cues. Anything to conform. Anything to please.
Socialism is a boogeyman for the GOP. The trouble with socialism is simple. However, there are some good ideas that are often called socialism, as if socialism was a synonym for totalitarian, stupid or criminal, but it’s not.