The Maui Newshttp://www.mauinews.comTop Blogsen-usSat, 4 Jul 2015 05:04:26 EDTSat, 4 Jul 2015 05:04:26 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssIs this a great country or what?http://www.mauinews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/5389/Is-this-a-great-country-or-what?.htmlA blog created to extol the succulence of greasy pork cannot let this headline pass unhonored: <P> Giant pig hot air balloon crashes after tangling with a cowboy-shaped on...Fri, 3 Jul 2015 03:32:00 EDTBook review 347: The Jews in the Time of Jesushttp://www.mauinews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/5388/Book-review-347--The-Jews-in-the-Time-of-Jesus.htmlTHE JEWS IN THE TIME OF JESUS: an Introduction, by Stephen M. Wylen. 215 pages. Paulist paperback, $18.95 <P> Rabbi Wylen's survey (written for an undergraduate course) is balanced, humane and backwards.Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:33:25 EDTMaui Snow jobhttp://www.mauinews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/5387/Maui-Snow-job.htmlI went to the cane smoke rally in Kihei Thursday. The first hour was pretty much fact-free, but that does not mean I did not learn something. <P> There were between 300 and 400 anti-smokers there, and I did not see a single AJA face among them.Sun, 28 Jun 2015 14:47:12 EDTKi Ho'alu Guitar Festival on Sundayhttp://www.mauinews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/5386/Ki-Ho'alu-Guitar-Festival-on-Sunday.html<p>For a last-minute post, I'm bringing back a version of one from 2 years ago: <p>Coming up on Sunday (June 28), from 1 to 7 p.m. at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Yokouchi Pavilion and Amphitheater is the annual Ki Ho'alu Guitar Festival.Sun, 28 Jun 2015 02:57:21 EDTFirearms and the foundershttp://www.mauinews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/5385/Firearms-and-the-founders.htmlThe Articles of Confederation don't get no respect. In general histories, they get only a line or two, explaining that they were cumbersome, or perhaps that they failed because they allowed the federal government no taxing power.Thu, 25 Jun 2015 19:28:24 EDT