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Loose change

As the Presidential campaign takes shape those still awake will remark at the ability of the two presumptive nominees to “nuance”, “refine” and “modify” the very positions and principles that…

Psssst – You’re being robbed

Income inequality is killing us -- literally. The gap in wealth and income between the upper 2% of the population and the middle and lower 80% is larger today than…

A nation of laws … instead of ethics

Often you will hear that we are a nation of laws, spoken as a matter of pride. But the truth is we are a nation of laws as a…

Distortion

We live in an era when every little thing is blown up into a major issue, when it doesn’t rain, it is “storm watch 2008”, people aren’t voters or…

Gays have right to marry in California

Today the California Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling that laws restricting the right to marry to opposite sex couples are a violation of the state’s constitution. The decision,…

What is wrong with us?

You have to wonder what is wrong with Americans that requires so many of us to be imprisoned. It is reported that one in 100 of us is in…

McClinton gas tax “holiday” boondoggle

When the going gets tough, candidates get stupid. With the economy reeling and most Americans finding it difficult to keep up with their bills and expenses, Sen. McCain comes up…

Health care shuck n jive

Universal health care is the only humane system for a nation of such great wealth, and the only logical discussion is how to get there. Except, why has this Congress…

Speaking with precision

This week we have descended further into the hell that passes for the campaign and are asked to compare a liar with a man who forgot to insert "some” into…

Questions for a Presidential candidate

If you are tired of the mudslinging, dredging up of “gotcha’s” and the other exercises that pass as political campaigns in America, strap on your vomit bag because this ain’t…