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A few items of note (Maui lobbying, homelessness, blog ads, and a hacker attack)

July 28th, 2015 · 3 Comments

A few brief items for this morning. • In a column published in the Maui News this week, and reprinted on the Maui County website, County Council Chair Mike White suggests that Maui’s lobbyist law is not being enforced. The law, which dates from 1981, requires any person who is compensated for lobbying either the […]

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Tags: Blogs · Consumer issues · lobbyists · Politics

News aggregator offered a few laughs before disappearing

April 21st, 2015 · 6 Comments

An old friend emailed me late last week and suggested that I take a look at a strange online news aggregator which seemed to be reprinting news stories after multiple translations. He flagged a Hawaii story about the autistic student at Kailua High School who was forced to run until he dropped. Apparently it was […]

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Tags: Blogs · Media

“Science Babe” blasts “Food Babe” and it’s a good read

April 7th, 2015 · 11 Comments

I usually shy away from direct full-on attacks, but I couldn’t help enjoying this Gawker piece, “The ‘Food Babe’ Blogger Is Full of Shit.” It’s a frontal attack on Vani Hari, AKA the Food Babe, by an author who describes herself as “an analytical chemist with a background in forensics and toxicology.” This will give […]

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Tags: Blogs · Consumer issues · environment

Happy Trails, Andrew

January 30th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Reading Andrew Sullivan’s “A note to my readers” this week was like an out-of-body experience, as if I could have been reading my own words. “I want to let you know I’ve decided to stop blogging in the near future,” he wrote. Two reasons. The first is one I hope anyone can understand: although it […]

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Tags: Blogs · Media

Feline-assisted blogging?

January 22nd, 2015 · 2 Comments

Feline-assisted blogging. Could it become a staple of the social media world? Ask Mr. Romeo. He has been taking a new and more aggressive approach to participating in my blogging. He used to be content to sit in my lap while I work on the laptop that sits on the table in front of me. […]

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Tags: Blogs · Cats