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War and Peace

IMPROVISED WAR

With opposition to the war on Iraq growing daily, I think it is beyond time for an exit strategy. Who said this? – “Victory means exit strategy, and it’s important for the president to explain to us what the exit strategy is.” According to this article, Exit Strategy? Honor Our Troops – Bring Them Home, […]

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War and Peace

LEST WE FORGET

The stories about Hurricane Katrina have distracted me from the real horror at hand. The following commentary brought me back to my senses: “she had changed her mind about the war in Iraq. She said, “It’s no longer worthwhile” as if talking about hanging her laundry >snip< she had exposed >snip< the violence of the […]

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Politics War and Peace

SORRY

Winter has hit Maui. Although it started out sunny, the rest of the day was blustery, cold and wet. Anyone who says there are no seasons in the tropics isn’t opening their eyes. It was the perfect day to sit at our desks and work on all those little projects sunny days keep us away […]

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War and Peace

FAT, DUMB AND TERRIFIED

There is nothing funny about what is happening to my country. My father believes we are headed down the same road as Nazi Germany did only 70 years ago. I see it, too. It breaks my heart to believe that roughly half the people I encounter each day believe that might makes right, that outright […]

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War and Peace

TWO WRONGS DON’T MAKE A RIGHT

What my mother taught me still stands true I think Bob and I are leaving the country just in time. The election results at 7:22pm Hawaii Time are dismal. All signs point to more horror to come. It is only a matter of time before Americans are forbidden to leave the country. I’m not saying […]