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The Godless Descend on DC

Staks Rosch | Posted 06.26.2016 | Religion
Staks Rosch

Saturday, June 4, marked the "Second Coming" of the Reason Rally. Atheists, agnostics, humanists, freethinkers, and secularists from all over the country descended on our nation's capital to rally in support of reason over faith in government.

The 11 Gun Bills Tulsi Gabbard Won’t Support

Shay Chan Hodges | Posted 06.17.2016 | Politics
Shay Chan Hodges

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard took a selfie while watching the Senate Democrats filibuster on Wednesday: The filibuster was an effort by Senator Chris Murphy an...

Who Does Tulsi Gabbard Represent?

Shay Chan Hodges | Posted 06.01.2016 | Hawaii
Shay Chan Hodges

Maui is not only the most progressive county in the state of Hawaii, but also the nation. And it's appropriate that our Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard supports Bernie Sanders. Support for Sanders, however, does not mean that Congresswoman Gabbard represents us.

Boots, Bombs, B-52s -- and the Indefinite Detention of Americans: The Newest NDAA

Iziah Thompson | Posted 05.27.2016 | Politics
Iziah Thompson

The National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, is the book of books when it comes to defense spending. And the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) is the first body in Congress to craft the annual defense bill into what will become passable legislation.

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.

The Revolution May Not Be Televised, But Bernie Sanders Is Going All The Way

Tom Weis | Posted 03.21.2016 | Politics
Tom Weis

Between now and March 26, voters who are feeling the Bern in Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Washington, Alaska and Hawaii have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to prove the pundits wrong by propelling Sanders toward victory in Philadelphia. We need our strongest fighter in the ring this fall. That fighter is Bernie Sanders.

I'm Voting With My Heart. And It Belongs To Bernie

Jeremy Charneco-Sullivan | Posted 03.14.2016 | Politics
Jeremy Charneco-Sullivan

By getting out the vote for Sanders, we have the chance to shift the power of Congress. Once this happens, Sanders' "lofty" and "radical" ideas suddenly become quite possible.

War, Peace and Bernie Sanders

Robert Koehler | Posted 03.03.2016 | Chicago
Robert Koehler

It's the day after the big vote and I'm doing my best to dig Tulsi Gabbard's endorsement of Bernie Sanders out from beneath the pile of Super Tuesday numbers and media declarations of winners and losers.

The Meeting That Never Was: One UN Weapons Inspector's Effort To Educate Hillary Before Her Iraq Vote

Scott Ritter | Posted 02.29.2016 | Politics
Scott Ritter

Hillary Clinton was my Senator in 2002, and as a constituent who possessed unmatched qualifications on the issue of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction, I felt I had a duty to brief her; and as her constituent, she had a responsibility to give me a hearing. But she never did.

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Resigns From DNC Post, Endorses Bernie Sanders

Reuters | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.28.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic National Committee Vice Chair Tulsi Gabbard resigned from her post on Sunday to endorse Democratic presidential cand...

Tulsi Gabbard Says Obama Policies Could Trigger Nuclear War With Russia

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 04.27.2016 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) continued her harsh criticisms of the Obama administration's foreign policy, saying opposition to Russian-backed Sy...

DNC Chair Says Tulsi Gabbard Would Have Been 'Distraction' At Debate

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), chair of the Democratic National Committee, on Tuesday pushed back against claims that the party...

Tulsi Gabbard Says She Was Disinvited From The Democratic Debate

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.13.2015 | Politics

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) claims she was disinvited from Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate after arguing that the party should hold more de...

Democratic and Republican Lawmakers Agree on Congressional Gold Medal for Filipino American Vets

Erwin de Leon | Posted 06.14.2016 | Politics
Erwin de Leon

Last Thursday, however, members of Congress from both Houses announced the introduction of a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to 260,000 Filipino and Filipino-American soldiers who responded to President Roosevelt's call-to-duty and fought under the American flag in World War II.

The Future of Hinduism

Manav A. Lalwani | Posted 05.07.2016 | Religion
Manav A. Lalwani

When imagining a future for Hinduism, I believe that, true to form, it will continue to flow forth - negotiating new terrain as needed, at once distinct and the same, sustaining life as it goes.

Tulsi Gabbard Still Dogged By Krishna Cult Rumors

Civil Beat | Rui Kaneya | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics

HONOLULU -- Eleven years ago, U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, now a rising star in the Democratic Party, was a little-known state representative from a West ...

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard: Profile in Courage

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.03.2015 | Politics
Janet Tavakoli

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) voluntarily served two tours of combat duty in Iraq and currently serves on the House Armed Services Committee.

Tulsi Gabbard's New Chief Of Staff Raises Eyebrows In Hawaii

Posted 02.27.2015 | Politics

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard's (D-Hawaii) new chief of staff -- a business owner with no government experience -- is raising eyebrows in the state. Gabbard'...

Tulsi Gabbard's Choice For Chief Of Staff Perplexes Politicos

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 02.27.2015 | Hawaii

Bruce Coppa remembers well the first call he received as former Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s chief of staff. It was about a man who had just threatened t...

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Announces Engagement

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.09.2015 | Politics

One of Capitol Hill's rising stars is officially tying the knot. On Thursday, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) confirmed that she is getting married i...

Tulsi Gabbard Wins Re-Election

Civil Beat | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) was re-elected to Congress from Hawaii's 2nd District Tuesday, defeating Republican Kawika Crowley by a wide margin. ...

This State Is A Reminder That Americans Can Elect More Than White Men

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox and James Cave | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

Let's face it: The 113th Congress is still, by and large, run by white men. But Hawaii's delegation is more diverse, with only one of the state's four...

Gabbard Calls On CDC To Increase Incubation Period To Prevent Ebola Spread

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) has called on the Center for Disease Control to implement stricter incubation guidelines for people who have been in contact...

Media's Appetite for Hype Smears a Champion for Veterans

Jon Soltz | Posted 12.08.2014 | Media
Jon Soltz

The whole episode is a microcosm of what is wrong with politics in America, right now. While many on the left blame the Tea Party, or the Koch Brothers, for the degradation of our politics, and those on the right blame President Obama, the media is just as culpable.

Tulsi Gabbard Missed Veterans Hearing To Surf Waikiki

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) skipped an August hearing on veterans care in Hawaii so she could go surfing for a Yahoo News profile. Despite telli...