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Friday, February 17, 2017

" AJA Baseball league continues discriminatory practice..." 'Glenn Mickens' (Kauai County Watchdog)

Glenn Mickens has lived on Kauai  with his wife Ruth for the last 26 years. Born July 26, 1930 in Wilmar, California, USA) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball. He pitched in four games (two of which were starts) for the 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers. He also played for five years in Japan, from 1959 until 1963 for the Kintetsu Buffaloes. There, he compiled a record of 45–53 with a 2.54 ERA.  Glenn also  served in the Army for 2 years and coached baseball at UCLA for 25 years. 
Last but not least Glenn would really like to see Kaua'i give the county manager style of Government a chance.
Above photo of Glenn Mickens courtesy of Kauai Garden island news, used with permission...

AJA Baseball league continues discriminatory practice




Mr. Mickens is locally known
as one of Kauai county's
political watchdogs
and Nitpickers...
Mahalos Glenn!


 I have pursued this discriminatory practice of AJA (Americans of Japanese Ancestry) Baseball here on Kauai for 20 years with no positive results. 

For me, NO person who is capable of playing baseball should be prohibited from playing, particularly using race as an excuse for the exclusion.
 

I do commend AJA for keeping baseball going on Kauai since there are no other organized leagues here but why not open it to anyone with the talent---like the big leagues who are stronger today than they ever were by allowing African-Americans to play and any other nationality that can compete at that level.
 

As you know I was honored and privileged to have played with Jackie Robinson and once he broke the color line baseball became a far more competitive sport.
I can only see AJA baseball becoming the same and, for me, it is wrong to see the doors not swing open to everyone who has the talent to play.


P.S.
AJA discriminates but that isn't against law
http://archives.starbulletin.com/96/08/30/sports/story3.html

P.S.S.
Check out Glenn's Wikipedia page;
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glenn_Mickens
Editor's note, Dakinetalk guest bloggers do not necessarily represent the opinions of dakinetalk. Guest bloggers are given space to express their beliefs and or opinions. We feel there are many roads and like to give people space to express their thoughts,after-all that's what dakine is...
Aloha, James "Kimo" Rosen---Blogger-n-chief, dakinetalk blog---
Kapaa Sunrise
From my lanai
i-Phone photo by James "Kimo Rosen

Hana Hou, (Encore) 



Wednesday, February 15, 2017

"Immigration, then and now..." 'Chester "Unc" Lau' (Source)

Above photo of Unc with his boss
Wm F.Sullivan at a Waikiki Foto shop,
Dakinetalk's favorite Uncle (Chester Lau)
Unc's really passionate about creating
 a National day To Help US Veterans
  and  their families for their risks
 and sacrifices to keep America FREE . 
'Unc' currently resides on the Hawai'ian Island of Oahu. 
He is a retired cinematographer,
 and  enjoys giving the politicians a bad time...

Editors note,
I was sent this written letter by  Rosemary LaBonte from Chester "Unc" Lau a frequent contributor to this blog.. Many newspapers across the country refused to publish this. This is the beauty of America, as a blogger I choose to publish this and hope you see the differences in immigration from years past to the present.
James "Kimo" Rosen,
Publisher/Blogger-n-chief-dakinetalk blog

 Dateline-ORANGE COUNTY FLORIDA     
For some reason, people have difficulty structuring their arguments when arguing against supporting the currently proposed immigration revisions. This lady made the argument pretty simple. NOT printed in the Orange County Paper .....     
Newspapers simply won't publish letters to the editor which they either deem politically incorrect (read below) or which do not agree with the philosophy they're pushing on the public. This woman wrote a great letter to the editor that should have been published; but, with your help, it will get published via cyberspace!

From: "David LaBonte"  My wife, Rosemary, wrote a wonderful letter to the editor of the OC Register which, of course, was not printed. So, I decided to "print" it myself by sending it out on the Internet. Pass it along if you feel so inclined. Written in response to a series of letters to the editor in the Orange County Register:

Immigration, then and now

Dear Editor:    
So many letter writers have based their arguments on how this land is made up of immigrants. Ernie Lujan for one, suggests we should tear down the Statue of Liberty because the people now in question aren't being treated the same as those who passed through Ellis Island and other ports of entry.


Maybe we should turn to our history books and point out to people like Mr. Lujan why today's American is not willing to accept this new kind of immigrant any longer. Back in 1900 when there was a rush from all areas of Europe to come to the United States, people had to get off a ship and stand in a long line in New York and be documented. Some would even get   
down on their hands and knees and kiss the ground. They made a pledge to uphold the laws and support their new country in good and bad times. They made learning English a primary rule in their new American households and some even changed their names to blend in with their new home.

They had waved good-bye to their birth place to give their children a new life and did everything in their power to help their children assimilate into one culture. Nothing was handed to them. No free lunches, no welfare, no labor laws to protect them. All they had were the skills and craftsmanship they had brought with them to trade for a future of prosperity.


Most of their children came of age when World War II broke out. My father fought alongside men whose parents had come straight over from Germany , Italy , France and Japan . None of these 1st generation Americans ever gave any thought about what country their parents had come from. They were Americans fighting Hitler, Mussolini and the Emperor of Japan . They were defending the United States of America as one people.

When we liberated France , no one in those villages were looking for the French-American or the German-American or the Irish-American. The people of France saw only Americans. And we carried one flag that represented one country. Not one of those immigrant sons would have thought about picking up another country's flag and waving it to represent who they were. It would have been a disgrace to their parents who had sacrificed so much to be here. These immigrants truly knew what it meant to be an American. They stirred the melting pot into one red, white and blue bowl.


And here we are with a new kind of immigrant who wants the same rights and privileges. Only they want to achieve it by playing with a different set of rules, one that includes the entitlement card and a guarantee of being faithful to their mother country. I'm sorry, that's not what being an American is all about. I believe that the immigrants who landed on Ellis Island in the early 1900's deserve better than that for all the toil, hard work and sacrifice in raising future generations to create a land that has become a beacon for those legally searching for a better life. I think they would be appalled that they are being used as an example by those waving foreign country flags.

And for that suggestion about taking down the Statue of Liberty , it happens to mean a lot to the citizens who are voting on the immigration bill. I wouldn't start talking about dismantling the United States just yet. (signed)    
Rosemary LaBonte


KEEP THIS LETTER MOVING. FOR THE WRONG THINGS TO PREVAIL THE RIGHTFUL MAJORITY REMAIN COMPLACENT AND QUIET!! LET THIS NEVER HAPPEN!
I sincerely hope this letter gets read by millions of people all across the nation.
L'oncle Ammusant  AKA~ Chester "Unc" Lau
 "In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American...There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag... We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language... and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people." -- Theodore Roosevelt 1907




 Hana Hou, (Encore) 

Let's be fair and look at another side of the story?
Something to think about?  ;-)
Immigration agent at Ellis Island!  ;-)

Monday, February 13, 2017

"Immigrant ban and the real definition of civil war..." 'James "Kimo" Rosen' (Kimo's world #171)

James "Kimo" Rosen is a retired professional photographer
 and amongst other things lived in a tent outdoors for 7 years.
Rosen currently resides on the tropical island of Kaua'i
with his best friend and spiritual adviser Ivanka Da Dog!



Kimo's world's #171~Blog #1899


Immigrant ban and the real definition of civil war


Civil according to my online dictionary and thesaurus means courteous and polite.


Therefore when speaking of a civil war how can a war be  courteous and polite?  That seems to be  contradictory  of war?

Last week I blogged about how our nation is involved in it's second civil war. Maybe a Civil war really isn't such a bad thing after all?
http://dakinetalk.blogspot.com/2017/02/americas-second-civil-war-has-begun.html

If everyone were to become courteous and polite,  this second Civil war may be just what our country needs!

Now back to President Trump and the immigration ban.
To this day, Israeli Jews are forbidden from entering 16 Muslim countries. Six of the seven states on Trump’s “ban” currently bar Israeli Jews.
 

Hey Hollywood and left wing friends, we’re still waiting on protests condemning the institutionalized and permanent Jewish ban across the Islamic world.


Here's a list of all the Muslim countries that ban Israeli Jews:
http://www.dailywire.com/news/13066/heres-list-all-muslim-countries-ban-jews-michael-qazvini
Syria
Iran
Iraq
Yemen
Libya 
Algeria
Bangladesh
Brunei
Kuwait
Lebanon
Malaysia
Oman
Pakistan
Sudan
Saudi Arabia
United Arab Emirates

So,  they want to go other places as they please but in their countries I'm not allowed to enter and in reality I don't even have a right to exist as a Jewish man.


 These countries need to fix  their problems at home so that visitors are allowed to enter and won't be afraid of being  beheaded, then they may can come and visit us.

It is said that 15-25% of Muslims in Muslim countries are said to be radicalized and did you know that Palestinian children are taught how to stab a Jew?
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/stab-jew-taught-palestinian-children-article-1.2401446
"When a Palestinian child returns from school and opens (sic) the TV, he doesn't see Barney or Donald Duck, he sees murderers portrayed as heroes. When he opens a textbook, he doesn't learn about math and science, he's being taught to hate, the children are being taught to kill Jews.


President Trump has reason to be concerned for the safety of Americans. President Trump may not have the best bedside manner, however rest assured  he cares and loves America deeply. 

Unless our country starts taking the offense we are doomed.

 We say in Hebrew, Todah Robah! We say in Hawaiian, Mahalo Nui Loa! Thank you very much President Trump and may God bless you and our great nation!


P.S



Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg two of Trump's biggest critics doing the exact thing that they criticize him for, crabbing Robin Williams by the you know what. Hypocrites!
RIP Robin







To be fair here's one for the lib's to enjoy!

P.S.S.
Deluded Trump haters can't answer simple questions.. (Sad and funny, LOL)
https://www.facebook.com/TrumpFanNetWork/videos/1395520703820881/

Judge Jeanine Pirro's opening statement on President Trumps Immigration ban,
 from Saturday 02-11-17: (A must watch!!!!)
https://www.facebook.com/judgejeaninepirro/videos/10155046437833760/
Hana Hou, Encore!




More dakinetalk reading on Donald Trump; (Great reading!)
(All Trump related  blogs by James "Kimo" Rosen unless otherwise indicated)
1-Trumped by "The Donald" 'Obama Da Dog' (Special political edition)
2-Trump supporters must come out of the closet! (Kimo's world #118)
3-Trump, the election and the Jewish connection...(Kimo's world #119)
4-Trump-fulling... (Kimo's world #120)
5-A poem about Donald J. Trump...
6- Trumps Failing businesses are his strengths...
7-Extra! Extra! Read All About It!--Trump Hijacks Republican party into Hell
8-Trump and the race for President, a nasty one fueled by the media (Carrie Eckert)
9-Win or Lose, Could Trump Be A Secret Agent For Hillary
10-Raccoon's and Trump~Larry Arruda~(Source)
11-Definition of Trump
12-Hillary and Donald Trump walk into a bakery
13-Kaepernick and Obama, trump this Kool-Aid
14-Hoping one thing will remain after the election
15-Undecided voters
16-Don't be surprised if Mr. Trump is hired
17-Biggest Hail Marry of all time, Obama Da Dog to change name to Ivanka
18-Mazol Tov Mr. Trump!
19-Just Give Trump a Chance
20-Wishing Hillary well and why all the protesting?
21-The election is over (and)Trump is our captain and is on our side..!
22-Trump's Political Chess
23-Who would you rather kiss goodnight, Obama or Ivanka..?
24-Bet you thought I was going to blog about Trump
25-Fake News~It's hard to believe the news these days
26-Heed the words of Michelle Obama

Friday, February 10, 2017

"When Friends become Family..." 'Judith Whitehead' (Inspiration Friday)

Judith Whitehead lives in Amherst New York
( A suburb of Buffalo, N.Y.)
 and has worked in the ophthalmology
 field of medicine for nearly 40 years

When Friends become Family


Growing up in the 1950's
Josie, Gene and Zory Krug,
Judy's special friends and her
new God daughter.

 we had a rather small family; one sibling, a few cousins and aunts and uncles and grandparents who were a big part of our family then; as I grew up and family members either passed away or moved away, my friends became a larger part of my life. As we age, we seem to switch out family members at gatherings, with friends that become our chosen family. 
Mazol Tov to Judy as
the guardian Godmother to a foster
child!  Looks like Judy also took on
guardianship as Godmother to 3
4 four legged children too!  ;-)


This month will mark a new milestone for our family. My very special friend who has become my “sister” and her husband are becoming adoptive parents to a precious chosen daughter. Having longed for a child of her own for so many years, she has finally been blessed with a foster baby and I have been chosen to be a guardian/god mother; A new title in my wheel house.

Over the years, I have realized that family may be blood but good friends have trumped in many instances. A friend that has been chosen will gladly answer the call for support and friendship more so than a family member than at times feel it was their responsibility to “help” out.

I feel that I have been more than blessed over the years with people that I can call at a moments notice for help or support when needed. Many people I know do not come from a family support system and only can rely on their friends when a crisis occurs.
Zory Krug is blessed to have
Judith as her Godmother!
Judith will now make anyone a deal they
can't refuse!  ;-)


It is with boundless joy that we welcome Zory Krug into our chosen family and wish for her a lifetime of friendships, love and happiness for she deserves only the best.



Hana Hou, (Encore)




Wednesday, February 8, 2017

"The Happily Married couple..." 'Chester "Unc" Lau' (Source of comedy relief)

Dakinetalk's favorite Uncle (Chester Lau)
Unc's really passionate about creating
 a National day To Help US Veterans
  and  their families for their risks
 and sacrifices to keep America FREE . 
'Unc' currently resides on the Hawai'ian Island of Oahu. 
He is a retired cinematographer,
 and  enjoys giving the politicians a bad time...

 The Happily Married couple  

Donnie and Hillary had been married for 20 years. They had a fine love life, with one exception:                                                                                                  
Every time they made love Donnie always insisted on shutting off the lights completely.                                                                                                                    
Well, at first it wasn't so annoying, but after so many years of marriage Hillary felt it was foolish. She figured she would break him out of the crazy habit.
So one night, while they were in the middle of a romantic session, she turned on the lights.                                                                                                        
She looked down and saw Donnie was holding a specially made pleasure device. 

She got very angry. 

"You impotent bastard !" she screamed at him. 

"How could you have been lying to me all these years ? You better explain yourself ! " 

Donnie looked her straight in the eyes and said calmly: 

"I'll explain the toy if you explain the kids." 

 From :Unc C ==
Remember,
If you haven't got a smile on your face
And laughter in your heart,     
Then you are just an old sour puss
Ha ha ha,
L'oncle Ammusant  AKA~ Chester "Unc" Lau




 Hana Hou, (Encore) 




Monday, February 6, 2017

"America's second civil war has begun..." 'James "Kimo" Rosen' (Kimo's world #170)

James "Kimo" Rosen is a retired professional photographer
 and amongst other things lived in a tent outdoors for 7 years.
Rosen currently resides on the tropical island of Kaua'i
with his best friend and spiritual adviser Ivanka Da Dog!



Kimo's world's #170~Blog #1896
This blog  also appeared as a guest column 


America's second civil war has begun


 People have had political differences before, but never anything  of the likes of what is happening all over America.


The new civil war in America is not Southern states against Northern states, rather has friend against friend and family member against family member.America's second civil war has begun, don't expect it to stop any time soon. 

Last week  two of my friend's posts on Facebook said they had they had to unfriend  people they saw unfit to continue being friends with because of their energy and political beliefs.  These friends are educated people with college degrees.

One left wing friend said, "I am proud of myself because I finally just deleted four people off my friend list. Normally I am working to be extremely tolerant of other people and their views."

Another right wing friend said, "I've never unfriended or unfollowed a person but today is the last straw. I'm thinning the herd of intolerant, hateful and extreme people. To the person that unfriended me today, unfriending people won't help you with your hate."


I tell my friends that are experiencing all this unfriending, Welcome to my world! I was hoping things would mellow after the election--they have only gotten worse and seem to be getting progressively more damaging on a daily basis.

My relatives constantly send me articles telling me what a terrible man Trump is, even after telling them please do not send me any articles. They think Kaua'i is a third world country and  I do not get news here. They do not realize I have an internet connection and publish a daily blog and am a political junkie that reads numerous newspapers every day online including my favorite newspaper, The Garden Island news!


The day after President Trump took office there was a woman's protest that according to a recent guest column in the Garden Island news penned by Janos Keoni Samu were over  56 different demands or protest themes on signs, against the new American president who had been in office for less than a full day after having been elected democratically by the American voters and the electoral college. The Protesters never gave the man a chance.

President Trump could find a cure for Aids and the left would would call it a fraud and say he was only doing for his own pocket book. No matter what President Trump does to try and protect America he will be ridiculed every step of the way by a very angry and hysterical left that never got over losing the election. 

Some say biblical prophecy is upon us and we are living in the end of times. Along with many others I believe America is  currently engaged in it's second civil war and it's called the 
 book of Revelations and is actually happening right now.

May God help us all!
This blog  also appeared as a guest column 
in the February 4, 2017 edition of the Garden Island news! Only difference was the paper ended with May God bless us all, the blog ended with May God help us all.
http://thegardenisland.com/news/opinion/guest/america-s-second-civil-war-has-begun/article_d40b64a6-4a71-5fb4-ab28-d8f655e1697b.html

PS. 
I heard on a joke on the Jimmy Kimmell late night show. They interviewed Melania Trump and asked her if she missed "The Donald." She said not really because she keeps a nice 8x10 photo of him on her night stand. They then asked the President the same, if he missed the first lady-- he answered of course not, I also keep a beautiful 8x10 portrait of
 myself on my night stand too!



 Hana Hou, Encore!





More dakinetalk reading on Donald Trump; (Great reading!)
(All Trump related  blogs by James "Kimo" Rosen unless otherwise indicated)
1-Trumped by "The Donald" 'Obama Da Dog' (Special political edition)
2-Trump supporters must come out of the closet! (Kimo's world #118)
3-Trump, the election and the Jewish connection...(Kimo's world #119)
4-Trump-fulling... (Kimo's world #120)
5-A poem about Donald J. Trump...
6- Trumps Failing businesses are his strengths...
7-Extra! Extra! Read All About It!--Trump Hijacks Republican party into Hell
8-Trump and the race for President, a nasty one fueled by the media (Carrie Eckert)
9-Win or Lose, Could Trump Be A Secret Agent For Hillary
10-Raccoon's and Trump~Larry Arruda~(Source)
11-Definition of Trump
12-Hillary and Donald Trump walk into a bakery
13-Kaepernick and Obama, trump this Kool-Aid
14-Hoping one thing will remain after the election
15-Undecided voters
16-Don't be surprised if Mr. Trump is hired
17-Biggest Hail Marry of all time, Obama Da Dog to change name to Ivanka
18-Mazol Tov Mr. Trump!
19-Just Give Trump a Chance
20-Wishing Hillary well and why all the protesting?
21-The election is over (and)Trump is our captain and is on our side..!
22-Trump's Political Chess
23-Who would you rather kiss goodnight, Obama or Ivanka..?
24-Bet you thought I was going to blog about Trump
25-Fake News~It's hard to believe the news these days
26-Heed the words of Michelle Obama