- Zachary Hubbard
We need a realistic, comprehensive energy policy
President Obama floated a trial balloon on June 9, suggesting he might release the U.S. strategic petroleum reserve to help ease rising domestic fuel prices caused by the loss of Libyan oil exports.
Random thoughts on politics and stupidity
If you pay attention to Capitol Hill politics, it quickly becomes evident that politicians think you’re stupid. Consider the following examples of political deception. Can there be any other explanation?
Libya lunacy prevails on Capitol Hill
Earlier this month, two senior U.S. senators, both former presidential candidates, demonstrated they are certifiably insane.
Congress continues to spend like there’s no tomorrow
Like Godzilla ravaging Tokyo, there’s an insatiable monster in America’s capital that’s destroying our future. It’s called the national debt, currently weighing in around $14 trillion.
Greatest Generation has spawned the Gutless Generation
The Americans who led the world in defeating the Axis powers in World War II have been called “The Greatest Generation.”
Top 10 New Year’s predictions for 2011
Wow! I barely got the fall leaves raked up this year before our beautiful region was covered with a deep blanket of snow.
Winter is upon us, and so is a new year. So, in keeping with my perfect record as the pre-eminent, prescient prognosticator of Pennsylvania, I give you my Top 10 New Year’s predictions for 2011.
Americans’ wallets are about to take a hit
There’s a long, dark winter ahead and I’m not talking about the extended weather outlook for the Alleghenies. I’m referring to the projected increases in consumer prices and taxes Americans can expect next year.
Beware of Internet; be as smart as Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump, the lovable movie character made famous by actor Tom Hanks, spoke some memorable words of wisdom.
Islamophobic or Islamo-focused?
On Sept. 11, 2001, a group of Muslim terrorists, using commercial airliners as missiles, made two savage attacks against the twin towers of Manhattan’s World Trade Center complex, leaving nearly 3,000 dead.
ZACHARY HUBBARD | A foundation for common-sense government
Thank God there are still a few common-sense public servants in the U.S. government. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is one of them.
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