The Maui Newshttp://www.mauinews.comTop Blogsen-usWed, 4 May 2016 20:58:29 EDTWed, 4 May 2016 20:58:29 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssDistant lands of which we know nothinghttp://www.mauinews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/5575/Distant-lands-of-which-we-know-nothing.htmlForty-some years ago, Le Monde, the most prestigious newspaper in France, ran a series of portraits of great cities. For the USA, it chose Chicago.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 22:40:30 EDTThe hemp campaignshttp://www.mauinews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/5572/The-hemp-campaigns.htmlPerhaps I should explain that I am a man without party; a New Dealer. The 2016 Democratic Party has few things that appeal to me; and the Republican Party and its antidemocratic theocrats and degenerates nothing at all.Sun, 24 Apr 2016 00:11:43 EDTMaking themselves (almost) irrelevanthttp://www.mauinews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/5564/Making-themselves-(almost)-irrelevant.htmlNot since 1972 and the credentials maneuvering at the Democratic National Convention (where young pol Gary Hart cleaned Boss Daley's clock) have the party rules meant as much as they look to do for 2016's Republican.Tue, 19 Apr 2016 02:32:46 EDTWords stinghttp://www.mauinews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/5563/Words-sting.htmlIt has been nearly 15 years since the attacks of September 11, 2001; and about 23 years since the first attack on the World Trade Center. It is a safe bet that most Americans knew little about Islam and antiAmerican Islamism then. And even less no.Sun, 17 Apr 2016 17:22:52 EDTWhich is bigger?http://www.mauinews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/5562/Which-is-bigger?.htmlThe national debt or the national ignorance about the debt? <P> I suppose one way to think about it is to propose that the American educational system has failed because almost no one understands the simple and basic concept of a national debt.Fri, 15 Apr 2016 19:09:03 EDT