And #vote #no #Republicans
Inspired by a writing exercise (write a letter to the hero applying to be their sidekick) at the end of a Hawaii Fiction Writers work shop on buddies and sidekicks:
“When you’re captured by the bad guys, tied up and being tortured to reveal where our client is hidden, I would shoot you in the head – then myself – to protect our client’s life.”
In case no one noticed how a small part of the Big Island is being ravaged by Kilauea Volcano, here’s how you can help:
Proposals to build housing in Ward area will, of course, will be only for the wealthy:
KHNL: People keep leaving Hawaii in droves and this year was no exceptlon:
It isn’t because of Hawaii’s high cost of living. Other places are expensive to live in, too.
It’s because of the massive gap between our cost of living and the pathetic excuse for pay in Hawaii.
When I worked here as a technical writer, Hawaii pay for same experience/same work was half what it was on the mainland.
Also, our disgusting – and (in my opinion) criminal and blatently discriminatory – minimum (aka starvation) wage means people have to work two fulltime jobs if they want to eat regularly and live anywhere except on the streets.
(Our continued building of housing for billionaires and corporations instead of real people who live here just makes it worse.)
So, if you had a choice of slaving away for practically nothing, or moving elsewhere with decent pay – what would you do?
Even Mary wouldn’t support the power- and money-mad ones who call themselves ‘Christian’: