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Marsha Rose Joyner is the host for ThinkTeck Hawaii and a Hawaiian political activist for many years. She remembers when electors met in their respective state capitols on December 19, 1988 to cast their votes for President and Vice President when George Herbert Walker Bush was elected president of the United States in 1988. Marsha was one of the four Democratic electors in Hawaii.
Virginia, the US state near Washington DC, is trying to promote traffic from India
At the entrance of a Korean restaurant in an Insa-dong alley stands a large menu board introducing their dishes in Korean, English, Japanese and Chinese, an effort to attract foreign tourists. We asked an American passing by if he can figure what anything is by looking at the menu. "'Bean-curd refuse stew?’” he said.
Divining what the top executives at Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines were signaling by sending out internal memos to employees this week is like figuring out Kremlin politics in the era of the Soviet Union. At one level the memos were meant to assure their employees that no merger between Delta and Northwest would be completed unless it was in the best interest of each airline.