Census Bureau Buys Superbowl Ads

Faced with record levels of red ink into the foreseeable future, Washington is spending $2.5 million to create buzz for the census — by advertising during the Super Bowl.

The Census Bureau is hoping to exploit the strong ratings from this annual attraction, aiming to get more participation from people who now seem disinclined to mail back a government questionnaire or even answer the door…

More Here: Gov’t Buys $2.5M in Super Bowl Ads to Boost Census

RIP Cec Heftel

Former Hawaii Congressman Cec Heftel passed away Thursday at the age of 85. His family confirmed today that he had been in failing health for a while and died of natural causes in San Diego… More Here

Cec Heftel, 5-term U.S. House of Representatives [Hawaii 1st District] talks of the need of a Constitutional Convention in Hawaii. Vote Yes for the Con-Con November 4.

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Hawaii’s leaders react to the passing of Cec Heftel.

The Frozen People of Hawaii

This is pretty trippy.  McDonalds hired a bunch of folks to stand around “Frozen” with a “Frappe” in their hands to promote the new Frappe.

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Freaky Friday… Is This a Cricket?

If this is a cricket… I’ve never seen one so big!

It must have been at least 3/4 of an inch long!

At least if it was a cricket… it was a silent one!