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Pursuing Happiness: Tim Lussier explores solutions with a conservative insight on political, business and community affairs in the very liberal state of Hawaii. A public relations, digital and political professional, he has served on many local, state and national campaigns including the 2012 Romney for President campaign in Boston, Mass. Lussier holds a Master of Arts in Communication from Hawai‘i Pacific University where he served as Student Body President. Originally from Oregon, Lussier has lived in Hawaii for most the last five years.

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9 Questions With Grover Norquist: The Most Hated Man in Washington D.C.

(0) Comments | Posted December 29, 2015 | 12:54 PM

Grover Norquist, unknown to most Americans, is the conservative boogeyman of the progressive big-government spending liberal left who vilify his defense of the American taxpayer.

In 2016, Marco Rubio and Donald Trump battle to face Hillary Clinton, to be elected the next President, and headlines continue to declare

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Henk Rogers on Space Exploration, Elon Musk, and Saving the Human Race

(1) Comments | Posted July 1, 2015 | 5:14 PM

It was my honor to interview one of Hawaii's most successful leaders and ask him some meaningful yet fun questions about his life philosophy.

Henk Rogers is the man who "brought Tetris out of the Soviet Union and secured the rights for Nintendo," as described by the New...

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The Stunning True Story of Captain Jerry Coffee, a Prisoner of War for Seven Years in Vietnam

(0) Comments | Posted September 23, 2014 | 12:48 PM

My friend Captain Jerry Coffee spent seven years and nine days in Hanoi as a prisoner of war in the Communist prisons of North Vietnam.

While flying reconnaissance missions over North Vietnam, piloting his jet fighter, Captain Coffee was shot down by enemy fire. After parachuting to safety,...

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Former Congressman Blasts Washington for Denial of Benefits for Service Members Killed During Government Shutdown

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2014 | 11:45 PM

Charles Djou is a citizen soldier, elected to Congress in spring 2010. He voted to reauthorize the war in Afghanistan, then lost his seat in Congress in the fall of 2010. He then was deployed to the war in Afghanistan and then lost a bid to...

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Here Is What Happens When a Celebrity Animal Trainer Wows the Next Generation

(0) Comments | Posted March 3, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Celebrity Animal Trainer Brian Staples answers some meaningful and fun questions about his life philosophy. I've known Brian for five years and he has committed his life to educating kids about wildlife. When he's not on NBC's Today show or hanging out with legendary How I...

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What One Elderly Woman Said That Empowered a Community to Fix Honolulu's Dangerous Sidewalks

(0) Comments | Posted December 9, 2013 | 2:56 PM

More elderly pedestrians are killed in Hawaii than anyplace else in the country. I've noticed our streets are dangerous because of a total systemic state of disrepair. This is a story of Honolulu's dangerous sidewalk infrastructure. 2013-12-06-FootImage.JPG

Why would we let our...

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Interview: Charles Djou on Legacy, Serving in Congress and Afghanistan

(0) Comments | Posted October 23, 2013 | 12:32 PM

Congressman Charles Djou sits down with me and answers some meaningful and fun questions about his life philosophy.

LUSSIER: Charles, what drives you?
DJOU: My faith in God, love of my family and belief in my country.

LUSSIER: Who is your favorite historical person and why?
DJOU:...

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Love Hawaii schools? Open the Department of Education's Books

(1) Comments | Posted September 11, 2013 | 12:46 PM

The Hawaii Department of Education failed a transparency test in a recent national study. Transparency and accountability are keys to open government and ultimately real education reform.

In general, my liberal friends want more money spent on schools and my conservative friends want transparency and accountability. The debate over how...

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