- Zachary Hubbard
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.
ZACHARY HUBBARD | On Mexico, Obama between rock and hard place
“Many Mexicans chose to flee north to escape the violence and poverty in the troubled nation.” Sound like a headline on CNN?
ZACHARY HUBBARD | Leadership lessons from a cat
Shortly after my wife and I purchased a house in Menoher Heights, we became acquainted with the neighborhood’s most distinguished resident. Monty, a big tomcat in the prime of life, lives next door.
ZACHARY HUBBARD | Snakes, except political genus, deserve respect
Summer is knocking at the door and the weather in our region has finally turned warm again.
ZACHARY HUBBARD | Haiti’s best hopes: God almighty and the U.S. military
“Hurricane Hugo” continues to prove he’s the biggest mass of hot air in the Caribbean.
I’m talking about Venezuela’s preposterous president, Hugo Chavez.
- Top 10 New Year’s predictions for 2011