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Hawaii from the Spanish-American War to Statehood

On this day in 1893, Queen Liliuokalani, the rightful monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii, is overthrown in a coup tacitly led by American sugar…

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Posted in Foreign Affairs History Human Interest

Hawaii Statehood and Queen Liliuokalani – Aloha

On this day in 1959, the modern United States receives its crowning star when President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a proclamation admitting Hawaii into the…

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Posted in Headlines LGBT Politics Social Issues

Activist Says Marriage Equality Leads To Bestiality, Self-Marriage

We are all used to the outrageous “slippery slope” arguments coming out of the marriage equality debate. A well- known activist in the “family” circuit…

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Posted in Headlines Personal Stories Race Social Issues Uncategorized

Big Island Hawaii Part I: Rumors of Merrie Monarch, Race, and Cosmic Law

It’s true. I have been stuck in Hawaii for three weeks. This place feels like it is from an America of the near future. It’s…

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Posted in Foreign Affairs Headlines Military Politics

Air Sea Battle: The Pentagon's Poorly Understood Playbook for Countering China

I flew into Hickam Air Force Base outside Honolulu last week. If you ever make the flight yourself, take a close look at some of…

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Posted in Headlines Religion

How Important Is Historical Accuracy In Film?

On the evening after the Oscars I got involved in a discussion about the historical bona fides of several of the best picture nominees. For…

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