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Dec 26, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

MSNBC: Hawaii Governor Abercrombie Refuses Senator Inouye’s Dying Wish.

posted by Randall

Senator Daniel InouyeHawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie named his Lieutenant Governor Brian Schatz to replace the late Senator Daniel Inouye to the US Senate tonight, reported MSNBC.

Inouye had said before he died he would like to see Rep. Colleen Hanabusa named to succeed him.

“Senator Inouye conveyed his final wish to Governor Abercrombie,” said Jennifer Sabas, Inouye’s … Read more

Community Issues

Dec 26, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Politico: #Asian Americans Voted At a Lower Ratio Than Blacks & Whites in 2012

posted by Randall

ballotBlack and White voters during the 2012 presidential election voted at a higher rate than their population, with Blacks voting at the highest rate, reported Politico.

African Americans make up 12 percent of the eligible electorate, but accounted for 13 percent of the total vote.

White voters also represented a higher percentage of the total … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 26, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Channel APA: @KevJumba and @TheRealRyanHiga in Mr. Lonely

posted by Randall

Heart Does it seem sometime that you’re the only guy in the world that doesn’t have a girlfriend?  Kev Jumba can relate. But he says its nothing to sweat about, as he shows in Mr. Lonely with Ryan Higa on Channel APA. Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 26, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Bleacher Report: @Jlin7 and @jharden13 Leading @HoustonRockets to Playoffs

posted by Randall

basketball close upThe chemistry that was missing earlier in the season between Jeremy Lin and James Harden is starting to come together. The Rockets have won 7 out of their last 8 games including Wednesday night’s 87 -84 victory over the Chicago Bulls.

Jeremy Lin only had 8 points and 1 assist against the Bulls. But he’s … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 26, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

KSDK: Illinois Women Takes @AnnCurry #26Acts of Kindness Campaign to Heart

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CandlesAnn Curry recently asked her twitter followers to commit to acts of Kindness in memory of the 26 victims of the Newtown massacre. One Illinois woman is not only committed to those 26 acts, she’s vlogging about it.

36-year old Rebecca Brogan has committed to peforming an act of kindness for each of the 26 … Read more

Blogs

Dec 26, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

CNN: Google Refuses to Remove Racist “Make Me Asian” App

posted by Randall

mobile phone Despite a growing storm of protest from Asian Americans, Google says the much condemned “Make Me Asian” app does not violate its anti-hate speech policy and will not be removed, reports CNN.

Washington pastor Peter Chin decided to mount a petition drive on change.org to demand the app’s removal from sale on Google Store.

I … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 26, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Ultimate Rockets: Christmas a Heck of a Lot Better One Year Later for @Jlin7

posted by Randall

SantaOne year ago on Christmas Day, Jeremy Lin was cut from the Houston Rockets basketball team. This year he was in the Rocket starting line up scoring 20 points and dishing out 11 assists in the teams fourth straight victory.

“I knew it was exactly a year ago on this day I got cut,” Lin … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 26, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Daily Mail: @VanessaHudgens & @AshleyTisdale Pose for Raunchy Photos

posted by Randall

red carpetDisney High School Musical alums Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale got into the holiday spirit posing as Santa’s Little Helpers in Festive but raunchy outfits. The  two have remained close since working on the movie together. Both have moved on to more adult roles. The pictures were published in the Daily Mail.

 

‘I … Read more

Community Issues

Dec 26, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Garden Island: Why Baseball Will Be One of Lasting Legacies of Senator Daniel Inouye

posted by Randall

baseballSenator Daniel Inouye who died earlier this month from respiratory failure after five decades in Congress fought hard to prove the loyalty of Japanese Americans to the United States.

“One of the results of that is the AJA Baseball program in Hawai‘i, which is celebrating its 83rd season,” Gerald Ako told The Garden Island.

“If … Read more

Blogs

Dec 26, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Seattle Times: Japanese Am Who Lost Family in Bombing of Hiroshima Wants Making of Bomb Commemorated

posted by Randall
Hiroshima

The only building left standing after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima

Clarence Moriwaki’s grandfather died when the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Six of his aunts and uncles were also killed. So why does he want a national historic park designated to remember the making of the atomic bomb?

Moriwaki who is … Read more

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