The politician Daniel Inouye died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Democrat and US Senator from Hawaii from 1963 to 2012 who was the first Japanese American to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. He was known as the voice of conscience during the Congressional Iran Contra investigations.
He grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii, to parents who emigrated from Japan.
Americanism is not a matter of skin or color.
Yes, prudently invested contributions to the Social Security fund may bring greater dividends, but those contributions would also face a greater risk. It would be like gambling. We should not gamble with the investments and the future of the citizens of this land.
I do not personally agree with some of the positions that Mr. Gonzales has advocated, but that should come as no surprise, because I do not agree with many of the proposals made by the man who nominated him, President Bush.
Mr. Gonzales’ failure to respond to questions legitimately posed to him by the Senate raises grave doubts in my mind as to his fitness to serve the people of the United States as their Attorney General.
The President’s speech suggested to me that were we to follow his leadership, we will be in Iraq not for months, but for years. I also hope I am wrong on this.