Aloha Friday: Dr Fauci and Black Lives Matter Strike Out

July 23, 2020, and Major League Baseball finally kicked off their first regular season game. C19 has devastated our national pastime, thrown the country and world into chaos, and pitted Americans against each other. We are not winning this Third World War against nature and a virus. As a country, we're not even in the … Continue reading Aloha Friday: Dr Fauci and Black Lives Matter Strike Out

Easier to Fool Someone Than Convince Them They Have Been Fooled

The United States of America was, and still is, the wealthiest nation in the world. This is changing rapidly. We are collapsing as a nation. Each year we transfer more of our wealth to the world, while internally, the 1% in the U.S. continues to take more. UPDATE 8.3.19: President Trump and Democrats fighting about … Continue reading Easier to Fool Someone Than Convince Them They Have Been Fooled

America’s Second Greatest Sin: The War on Drugs

U.S. incarceration rates are among the highest in the world, although crime is down. Want to know why? I've been working to overturn our drug laws for over 20 years. Substance use is a┬áMental Health issue, not criminal. Felicia Alongi Cowden is a first-term County Councilmember on the island of Kaua'i. She is a compassionate … Continue reading America’s Second Greatest Sin: The War on Drugs

Marijuana Legalization Reduces Illegal Smuggling from Mexico

The U.S. Border Patrol confiscated a high (no pun intended) of over 3.8 million pounds of cannabis (marijuana) in 2009. Analysts now expect seizures to drop to 0.6 million pounds in fiscal year 2019. This is a reduction of 84 percent. Princeton Policy Advisors show the dramatic drop in illicit drugs nabbed at the U.S. … Continue reading Marijuana Legalization Reduces Illegal Smuggling from Mexico