The Maui Newshttp://www.mauinews.comTop Blogsen-usSat, 4 Jul 2015 06:05:15 EDTSat, 4 Jul 2015 06:05:15 EDT this a great country or what? 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 Jesus 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 job 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 EDTFirearms and the founders 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 EDTRestatement of the cool I don't have a teevee, I seldom see President Obama, either in clips or extended appearances. From news reports and occasional audio clips, I have the sense that he's the most down-home politician in the country.Wed, 24 Jun 2015 21:29:53 EDT