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Monday, September 18, 2017

"50 shades of blame, by Hillary... 'James "Kimo" Rosen' (Kimo's world #207)

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-Obama Da Dog!

Blog #1960~Kimo's world's #207

50 shades of blame, by Hillary

The dog chewed my homework.

 Every one's got one and they all stink. You know what I am referring too. I won't say the word because I am hoping to get this published in my favorite newspaper, The Garden Island news.

One needs to take responsibility, it doesn't matter, how you lost, you lost. In football your team may have rushed for more yards and even passed for more yards, however if your team had turnovers that led to touchdowns and field goals for the opposing team and you lost it doesn't matter how many yards you had.

This past week Hillary Clinton came out with her new book titled, "What Happened" many are satirizing
 it with names such as, "50 shades of blame," of which I appropriately copied and  named this article.    

If the democratic party ever wants  to win again they need to rid themselves of the Clinton's. I do not think Hillary has a clue.  She is like the guy that doesn't get the hint when the girl makes excuses every time she is asked out she is busy.  Finally the guy eventually realizes the girl is not interested.

Hillary really can't be that dumb? She must realize that after-all she's tried to do and given it her all, it's just time to move on. Unless of course your a Republican, why not welcome her to another election cycle?

  It seems Hillary Clinton cannot move on. Sure it was a tough loss, so was the super bowl 50  loss for the Atlanta Falcons when the New England Patriots had the biggest comeback in Super bowl history. Everything looked all in favor of the Atlanta Falcons. Who ever thought that the Patriots would go on to score 25 straight points and tie the game up with just a minute left, completing the largest Super Bowl comeback ever moving on to win 34-28 in the first ever Super Bowl over time victory.
What happens when your favorite sports team looses, you get mad, upset, you pout for 
5 time Super Bowl champ,
New England Patriots QB
Tom Brady led the biggest
Super bowl comeback in history
last year against the Atlanta Falcons.
an hour, a day or two, everyone has their own amount of mourning but eventually moves on  and realizes there are more games to play  with new players and trades to improve the game and hopefully better your team.

 Hillary continues to blame Former FBI director Jim Comey, the Russians, and even Bernie Sanders. We get it. There's plenty of blame to go around, but when one looses there is one main person to blame, just as in sports, doesn't matter how you lost, you lost, you suck it up and move on, like a man or woman should.

Has it occurred to her, that maybe just maybe the only one to blame is her.  Hillary needs to take a long look in the mirror. 

I was once in trouble and I told the authorities you ruined me, they told me, no Mr. Rosen you ruined yourself. That was something I did not want to hear, but sometimes the truth hurts.

Hillary needs to realize she hurt herself and step aside. Should  the democrats ever want to win another presidential election, Hillary needs to leave peacefully.   

Here is a sampling of some of the book reviews from the media;(Fake News)

“What Happened is not one book, but many. It is a candid and blackly funny account of her mood in the direct aftermath of losing to Donald J. Trump. It is a post-mortem, in which she is both coroner and corpse. It is a feminist manifesto. It is a score-settling jubilee…. It is worth reading.”
—The New York Times

“What Happened is a raw and bracing book, a guide to our political arena.”
—The Washington Post

“The writing in What Happened is engaging — Clinton is charming and even funny at times, without trying to paint herself in too flattering of a light…. Ultimately, the book might be a historical artifact most of all — the chronicling of what, exactly, it was like to run for president as the first woman major-party candidate (and, yes, a Clinton as well). Plenty may disagree with Clinton’s opinions on what went wrong for her, but her story will still be an important part of that history when America looks back on the melee that was the 2016 election.”

 Here is a sampling of reviews from the general public;
This book just not very good Very long and really doesn't have a point other than explaining that Hillary takes no blame for her own presidential loss. It is a sad attempt to explain a poorly ran campaign . I would not recommend this book. Also why won't Amazon allow bad reviews for a not good book ? Why the censorship 🤔

I'm a non-partisan who has actually read this book and have to agree with many of the negative reviews here. This pretty much sums up the book:
1) It was MY turn
2) The campaign was absolutely impeccable..without any flaws whatsoever
3) It was everyone else's fault

It's the same tired list of excuses why Hillary lost. Nothing new that we haven't heard from her and her minions before. It's a very fast read, but a waste of money. Cheaper just to Goggle Hillary Clinton's excuses. She blames everyone but herself.

This is the first book to explain the entire plot on the cover.

What happened to the negative reviews? Looks like Amazon is censoring. I read this book -- a curiosity but lacking true substance and introspection.

I'm going to have to rate this book 1 star every day until Amazon discontinues its deletion of my rating. This book is a deep dive into the mind of a self serving liberal who cannot believe she lost due to her being a terrible person and instead illustrates a fantastical conspiracy full of shadowy Russian agents voodoo and self righteousness.

Obviously a wonderful work of fiction, to market it as fact though is dishonest.

I put a review on this site yesterday. It was a negative review, not nasty, but negative, and I bought the book from Amazon-----it was deleted.

This is a very poorly written book and nothing but a Trump bashing. She lost and needs to come to grips with that. Writing negative books and Amazon deleting negative reviews is not going to get her elected. The whole concept of democracy is evidently lost on Hillary and Amazon-I ran therefore I should win is not how it works. Simply because her last name is Clinton does not give her the right to be president. A lot of people have lost presidential races, you don't see anyone whining in books about it. In this book she has shown she is not mature enough to be president.

To order "What Happened" and read the Amazon reviews of which most are negative go to;

Hana Hou, Encore!

Thursday, September 14, 2017

"Politicians should join together, too..." 'James "Kimo" Rosen (Kimo's world #206)-Special Midweek edition-

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-Obama Da Dog!
Above photo James "Kimo" Rosen
with one of his favorite politicians',
Kaua'i Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr.
Hopefully to be the next Governor of Hawaii
should he decide to run!

Blog #1959~Kimo's world's #206
This blog also appeared in the 09-14-17 edition of the Honolulu Staradvertiser
The Staradvertiser has a paywall, therefore I  copied the article below;

Politicians should join together, too

Everyone knows that disasters bring out the best in us humans. 

Hurricane Iniki brought out the Aloha spirit with neighbor helping neighbor, and we hear stories of the likes on mainland America of the recent devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey and Irma bringing people of all races and religions together. 911 is another great example of unity after destruction came to our great country.

Why can't politics take a lesson from what happens during disasters?
I endorse  Mel Rapozo
 as the next Mayor
for Kauai county.
Mel can bring people
together and do what's
best for Kauai. If you
live on Kauai
please vote for
Mel Rapozo!
  Instead of both major political parties disagreeing, why can't they come together for the benefit of America? Maybe it's time they realize they are the real disaster and come together as the American people come together in their time of disasters.

Enough is enough.

May God help America

Hana Hou, Encore!
911 was devastating to America. Americans pull together
in trying times whether it's natural disasters or criminal disasters like 911.
God bless America!

Monday, September 11, 2017

"Ways to decrease tourism on Kaua'i since flights will increase 42% in 2018..." 'James "Kimo" Rosen' (Kimo's world #205)

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-Obama Da Dog!

Blog #1958~Kimo's world's #205

Ways to  decrease tourism on Kaua'i since flights will increase 42% in 2018

We on Kauai are reaching the tipping point as far as visitor arrivals and population are concerned according to TGI's recent headline story stating there will be a 42% plus increase in flights from mainland America to Lihue. This  has many  of us stressed and  up in arms especially us transplants that make believe we are locals, I can only imagine how the actual locals feel.
Slow moving traffic in Kapaa town
known by locals as
"The Kapaa crawl."

Flights to Kauai to increase by 42.6 percent in 2018-Read TGI article-link below:
Imagine 42% more rental cars on the roads along with all the new developments currently under construction. This will not only effect tourism but our basic infrastructure from housing, roads, sewage, and yes even our  mental health.  Many people have told me the waiting time at their doctors offices and  supermarket lines have increased dramatically.

When accidents happen on our island it delays everything, tourists' miss their flights, locals' miss their appointments
and the lone road in and out of our cosmic island can be closed for hours.

If you thought there is a Kapaa crawl now in traffic just wait until 2018 when we have a Kapaa and even an island wide stand still. Oy vey!
When accidents happen
it delays everything on our
island since we  have one
basic road with a growing
tourist and local population.

Visitors can be funny
One visitor from the mainland asked for directions to the bank so they could convert their money to Hawaiian currency.
Another  visitor asks me , Do you drink coconuts as your main source of water?”
and finally one little old lady tells me my English is very good.
However enough is enough...

I have come up with a guaranteed way to take our cosmic Garden island back and get the population back under control so we are no longer overwhelmed with visitors,traffic and over population everywhere we look.

My solution will take some getting used to, but believe me, guaranteed to have our roads less traveled and our parks back so kamaaina and locals can enjoy themselves once again.

 Rule #1,  is to be a dirt-bag to any visitor that asks you a question, for instance,  when they ask, "how do I get to the beach?" Tell them, the only beach here is you, lady.   

 Rule #2,When asked the best place to eat, tell them the porta pottie over there!
Kauai features some of the best
sunrise and sunsets
in the world!

Rule #3, Never have eye contact, always look at the ground or into space while communicating with a visitor. They don't like that.

Rule # 4, When they ask if they can pet your dog? Come back  with, is it OK if I pet your,______________  (use the craziest  word you know!)

You get da drift, soon word will spread that we have no aloha. We must be in on this together. You must be a Jackass, just like me for this to work.This will take some getting used to because this goes against  the grain of human nature.

The  state of Hawaii's answer when I went to a recent meeting about the traffic situation in the Kapaa corridor was to the change the timing on the traffic signals, this is what we pay our legislators and engineers for? Double Oy vey.

My answer may not be pono or have the aloha spirit, but sometimes you need to bite the bullet, OK, whose in?

Hana Hou, Encore!

Monday, September 4, 2017

"Natural disasters and Harvey bring out the best in Humans..." 'James "Kimo" Rosen (Kimo's world #204)

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-Obama Da Dog!

Blog #1957~Kimo's world's #204

Natural disasters and Harvey bring out the best in Humans

Hurricane Harvey has reeked havoc on Texas. The  photos are reminiscent of many films I watched in the past of the end of times and the biblical chapter of revelations.


Can anything  positive come from all this devastation? Experts have already begun to offer damage estimates. $125 billion: Texas Gov. Greg Abbot said his state will need federal relief money "far in excess" of that total. Moody’s Analytic's has estimated $97 billion in destruction alone and some $108 billion in total damages counting lost output. With  billions of dollars of damage and over 100,000 homes flooded beyond repair.  Thousands of injuries and yet thankful thus far for only 47 deaths, although 1 death is far too many.

Maybe our country needed a natural disaster of this magnitude to bring Americans together? Since the current administration has taken office there has been an unofficial civil war happening in America.  I hate to say it, all this disaster brings people together, whether they are black, white, brown, Republican, Democrat, Independent, Muslim or Jew. 

Maybe the Lord will be sending  more of these natural disasters until we the people learn to cope with one another in a civil manner once again? Although many will suffer and go through hardship, natural disasters seem to  bring out the best in humans. Maybe this is how we make America great again, politics just doesn't seem to be working?

May God bless the victims of Hurricane Harvey. If you believe in prayer please say a prayer, if not please send positive vibes and energies. Politics aside, whether you like him him or not, President Trump pledged one million of his own money toward Hurricane Harvey relief!  If you can afford to send money please do so. Your local place of worship, a collection bucket at your local Walmart or corner store, a friends Go Fund me page, or if your comfortable with the American Red Cross are all excellent ways to donate! 

Maybe we can make America even Greater than Great again?

Human Toll of Harvey Comes Into View as Waters Recede

Hana Hou, Encore!

Monday, August 28, 2017

"Are you ready for some football without the stress of politics..." 'James "Kimo" Rosen' (Kimo's world #203)

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-Obama Da Dog!

Publishers note 
August 21, 2017 was the 1st total solar eclipse visible from the contiguous U.S. since 1979. We had a 30% visible eclipse in Hawaii during the totality.
 During totality eclipse watchers viewed the corona safely without special glasses. I had the rare opportunity of photographing the Corona during totality!

Blog #1956~Kimo's world's #203

This blog also appeared as a stand alone column in the 09-01-17 edition of the Garden
Island news under the title; "Absolutely ready for some football."

Are you ready for some football without the stress of politics 

 My favorite time of year is around the corner. I love the fall, the days are shorter, the weather in Hawaii becomes a little cooler and the sunrises and sunsets become more colorful as we approach winter. The encore or as we say in Hawaii, the Hana Hou is that it's football season!

"Are you ready for some football?"  A jingle everybody knows from Monday night football's theme song. A catchy jingle that goes on in an endless loop in my head this time of year as September is right around the corner and opening day is nearing for the NFL football season.

I am an NFL football junkie and if my favorite team the Buffalo Bill are not playing, I still watch the top teams compete. I enjoy a good  professional football game more than a Hollywood movie.

The big news this year is no NFL owner wants to take the chance on placing former San Francisco quarterback Kolin Kaepernick

Kolin Kaepernick's recent  protests of taking a knee during the country's national anthem before the football games  last season while playing for  the San Francisco  49'ERS has led to him being black balled from working in the NFL according to many sources.

The introduction of politics into our national sport by Kaepernick, unless countered (objected to )by a majority of members, will kill the sport.
It will also happen in Hollywood and the entertainment business, and more importantly, the media.
The NFL is a business, not a platform for the players to exercise free speech. If I started this type of protest in my work place my employer would say, "best of luck we support your goals, but not while you are working on our dime."

The management of teams that put up with this is a joke. Protest all you want in the off season or when your off camera but not when you are on the payroll making millions for a team owner that is being threatened by fans that they will not attend games if this continues.  Imagine if any of you protested your passions while at work?

Fans do not want politics interwoven with their football. Football is an escape for many to get away from the stresses of daily life including and not limited to politics. Once you include politics in football it ruins  the aura from the get go. Owners and coaches realize this and do not want locker room and media distractions taking away from team efforts.
  Check out this article; NFL Executive Drops Brutal Dose of Truth on Colin Kaepernick
All of the  protests started on the night of August 26, 2016  when Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem before the 49ers pre-season game against the  Packers. It might have been missed altogether had a reporter from the NFL Network not noticed and asked him about it after the game.
“I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” 
Kolin Kaepernick  was adopted by white parents, Teresa and Rick Kaepernick.
His biological father was African-American. His biological mother, Heidi (Zabransky) Russo, is white. The surname “Kaepernick” is German. Kolin grew up in white suburbia and never lived a day of being oppressed.

Ironically Kaepernick's
national anthem protests are riding over into anti Trump protests and this whole tearing down of statues. 
Like I said. Are you ready for some Football without the stress of politics?   I know I am. ;-)

 Read what Hall of fame football legend Jim Brown has to say about Kolin Kaepernick 
Colin Kaepernick needs to choose between being activist or football player
Jim Brown was both an activist and a great football player. But he doesn’t think Colin Kaepernick can be.
Brown told The PostGame.com that he thinks Kaepernick has to make a choice between the two, and Brown seems to think Kaepernick has not chosen wisely.
“Colin has to make up his mind, whether he’s truly an activist, or whether he’s a football player,” Brown said. “If you try to be both in a situation, football is commercial, you have owners, you have fans, and you want to honor that if you’re making that kind of money. If you have a cause, I think you should organize it, present it in a manner where it’s not only you standing on one knee, but a lot of people that are going to get behind each other and do something about it. I ask you one question: Who is Colin calling on to follow what he’s talking about? So many of us have always done it, and we’re here to help anyone that wants to do it, but I would advise the young man, if you’re a football player, play football. If you’re going to be a real activist, use your money, use your notoriety.”
Read more;
Hana Hou, Encore!

Monday, August 21, 2017

"The perfect place to be during a nuclear holocaust..." 'James "Kimo" Rosen' (Kimo's world #202)

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-Obama Da Dog!

Blog #1955~Kimo's world's #202

The perfect place to be during a nuclear holocaust

I do not wish a nuclear attack however since I live in Hawaii and there is talk of North Korea being capable of reaching the two most western states, Hawaii and Alaska. Hawaii's civil  defense is in order.

Kauaians continue life as normal despite North Korea threat  

The simplest of the warnings is: "Don’t run. Get inside." Sheltering in place, beneath as many layers of protection as possible, is the best way to avoid the radiation that would follow a nuclear detonation.“The goal is to put as many walls and as much concrete, brick and soil between you and the radioactive material outside.”
I have thought of where I would like to be in the God awful time something like this might happen? They say cement buildings with no  windows are best suited and to have at least a 2 week supply of dry and canned food, emergency generators would be nice too. 

A thought hit me as I was doing my weekly shopping sojourn at Costco, there is not a place I would rather be stuck and shut off from the outside  world than a Costco warehouse-outlet.
Cement floors, cement walls, 
cement ceilings,
 ton's of food, a pharmacy, 

pillows, and more than
2 weeks of everything one

 would need
during a nuclear attack

 at Costco.
I am not advocating for a

 Nuclear attack,
however in the event

 there is one,
I would not mind getting stuck

 at Costco with my
best friend Ivanka Obama only 

because there are
no fall out shelters on Kauai.

Think about it, they have emergency generators, cement walls and ceilings and millions of dollars worth of food inventory, entertainment, toiletries, a pharmacy, pillows,  and more than
2 weeks of everything one would need during a nuclear attack at Costco.

I am not advocating for a Nuclear attack,
however in the event there is one,
I would not mind getting stuck inside a Costco warehouse outlet  since there are no fall out shelters on Kauai.

So, if 'D' day ever comes, not that I hope it happens anytime soon, but if if does happen, I am hoping  on a Monday between 11AM and 1:00 PM. Those are my shopping hours every week at my favorite store, Costco wholesale in Lihue.

At least if I'm going to croak, I can die in class stuck inside   Costco Lihue with my best friend Ivanka Obama, maybe the most perfect place to be should G-d forbid we ever need shelter.

To stay current on all current information on any possible  Nuclear attack on Hawaii, Like Hawaii Emergency Management Agency
on Facebook at; 



Hana Hou, Encore!