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Steve Bannon Cardinal Pal Denies Guam Post Is Punishment From Pope

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.19.2017 | Religion

An arch-conservative American cardinal has denied that his sudden posting to Guam is a punishment from Pope Francis for a satirical publication releas...

Let's Bring Troops Home From Okinawa: Japanese Should Decide Own Defense Future

Doug Bandow | Posted 06.21.2016 | World
Doug Bandow

It would be far better to phase out America's military presence on Okinawa, turning U.S. bases back to the Japanese government. More than seven decades after the end of World War II, Japan's defense should be the responsibility of Tokyo, not Washington.

Take A Yellow Submarine; No Need To Scuba To See The Creatures of the Sea - Section IV: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 16

Mike Arkus | Posted 01.23.2017 | Travel
Mike Arkus

After all the shenanigans of the previous three blogs in my craze to keep dry, here you can actually go deep under water just like a scuba diver witho...

Senator Warren Stands Up For Disenfranchised Voters in U.S. Territories After Snub

Neil Weare | Posted 04.07.2016 | Politics
Neil Weare

As many Americans have learned this hard-fought election cycle, U.S. territories actually do participate in presidential primaries despite not having a vote in November.

The Conspiracy Behind the G-RAP War on American Soldiers

Darron T. Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 03.25.2016 | Crime
Darron T. Smith, Ph.D.

In a complicated, twisted tale of alleged corruption and betrayal over budgetary wars, a presumed cover-up simmers at a colossal scale between the Army and the National Guard.

Ted Cruz Picks Up A Delegate In Guam

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 03.14.2016 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) gained one delegate from the Guam caucus on Saturday. During the caucus hosted in Tumon, about 350 members selected the party...

15 Islands You Need To Visit, No Passport Required

Travelzoo | Posted 01.08.2017 | Travel
Travelzoo

Stunning, shimmering sunsets across the water, the peaceful lullaby of waves crashing and the wind blowing, the feeling of truly being removed for your everyday life. Islands are pretty much the best. While it's wonderful to get that coveted passport stamp, there are plenty of islands to escape to that don't require a passport.

Will Guam Be America's Next Pearl Harbor?

Peter Navarro | Posted 12.04.2016 | Politics
Peter Navarro

Reprinted With Permission From Real Clear Defense Real Clear Defense Crouching Tiger Series: Will Guam Be America's Next Pearl Harbor? from Peter Na...

Veterans Day, Still No Right to Vote

Neil Weare | Posted 11.11.2016 | Politics
Neil Weare

On Veterans Day in 2015, it is a national embarrassment that more than 150,000 veterans living in U.S. territories will be denied the right to vote for their Commander-in-Chief next November.

Guam Passes Legislation To Chemically Castrate Convicted Sex Offenders

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 09.04.2015 | Politics

Legislators in the U.S. territory of Guam have voted in favor of a measure to allow the Department of Corrections to begin chemically castrating pedop...

End the War in Guam

Frances Negrón-Muntaner | Posted 06.05.2016 | Politics
Frances Negrón-Muntaner

The success in Cuba begs the question of why the U.S. government still refuses to end World War II on the island of Guam, a U.S. territory for over a century.

My Fight for Marriage Equality on Guam

David Cruz III | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Cruz III

How was this happening all over again? Why did the Governor decide that it was in his power to pick and choose which laws he was going to enforce?

The State Of The Union Gets Awkward When You Can't Vote For A President

Neil Weare | Posted 03.22.2015 | Politics
Neil Weare

When the president starts talking about voting rights for all Americans, heck, that's pretty exciting if you're a non-voting delegate. Until you realize he is not talking about you or the four million U.S. citizens you represent. Then it gets awkward.

The Aftermath

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Last night, Democrats got well and truly shellacked once again in a midterm election. It was so bad, it's pretty hard for Democrats to even attempt to gild the lily or spot that elusive silver lining. Republicans are consumed with glee, which they've well earned this year.

On Constitution Day, 4 Million Still 'Separate and Unequal'

Neil Weare | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics
Neil Weare

Today, the U.S. Constitution celebrates its 227th birthday. For more than half those years -- 115 to be exact -- residents of overseas U.S. territories have been denied full and equal membership as part of We the People. Now it is time to recognize that these citizens deserve to be treated as full and equal members of We the People.

Top 10 Historic Battlefields

Cheapflights | Posted 07.23.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

Our top 10 historic battlefields are just a sampling of the places where we can pay our respects to the fallen. However, they stand out for the attention they pay to preserving and sharing the history that unfolded on these very spots.

Coral Loss, Water Supplies, Increased Temperatures Top Hawai'i and Pacific Region Concerns in 3rd U.S. National Climate Assessment

East-West Center | Posted 07.07.2014 | Hawaii
East-West Center

"Climate change is here, climate change is happening, and we have to do something about it," William Aila Jr., Chair of the Hawai'i Department of Land and Natural Resources, repeatedly emphasized during his opening remarks at a recent briefing.

4 Activities College-Bound Students Should NOT Do This Summer

J.D. Rothman | Posted 05.06.2014 | Comedy
J.D. Rothman

It is no secret that the admissions committees are very concerned about what you do with your spare time -- be it volunteering with lepers in India or interning as a trapeze artist with Cirque du Soleil.

The Exotic American Island That No One Knows About

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 10.22.2015 | Travel

What happens if you mix Texas with Hawaii? You'd probably get a remote island paradise that looks a lot like Guam: an island with a rich culture, ...

Fighting for Democracy, But Can't Vote for President

Neil Weare | Posted 03.24.2014 | Impact
Neil Weare

This month, as President Obama prepares once again to address the nation, nearly 600 soldiers from Guam are returning home after a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan, yet they are being denied democracy at home.

What About Those Brown Tree Snakes

Ko Im | Posted 02.19.2014 | Green
Ko Im

Parachute journalism -- a reporter lands in an unknown world and has to quickly assess the situation. These days, it can also happen on the phone, ove...

U.S. Military Drops Christmas Cheer Over Remote Islands

Posted 12.09.2013 | Good News

This week, hundreds of pallets of toys and holiday decorations will gently drift like snowflakes over some of the most remote Micronesian islands. ...

Furry 'Assassins' Once Again Dropped Over Snake-Infested Island

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Mice away! As part of a plan to eradicate brown tree snakes, mice were dropped on Guam this week to provide a poisoned snack for the invasive speci...

I Got Eyelid Surgery -- And I Don't Regret It

Ko Im | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Ko Im

This doesn't mean I hate my culture; it's more that I am a product of the societal pressures it placed on my generation.

From Bloody Nose Ridge to the Valley of Death - Part 1: In the Trenches on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Wherever you go in the Pacific, you can follow the swirl of humankind's passion for war, from rusting tanks and guns to monuments and markers in tranquil valleys, to the peaceful green lawns of manicured cemeteries