LAVA WARNING: Update – Friday Afternoon

Update – Friday 16:00. The lava was 150 yards from Apa’a street at 14:00 and will probably cross the road today tomorrow. As a practical matter, that simply means that the properties in Shores and Beaches are now in ACTIVE Lava Zone 1.  Good luck ever getting insurance or a mortgage there. The property values south […]

AMERICA IS #1

From Tom Dispatch.  http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175911/tomgram%3A_david_bromwich%2C_american_exceptionalism_and_its_discontents/#more We’re #1 in investment in our military and our national security state! No other country comes within a light year of us! In 2011, the defense budgets of the next 13 countries combined didn’t quite equal ours and we’ve been dumping up to a trillion dollars yearly into the national security […]