Saturday, November 28, 2015

Flavia's Daily News columns

- 5/12: It's time for Hill to take the hint

Flavia's Daily News columns



  • 1/14: Why do we treat dogs better than humans?


  • 1/2: Bhutto death could be an Iraq wake-up call


  • 11/13: It's the season of miracles


  • 2/9: Congress ought to punch a clock


  • 1/26/07: 2008 - Watching the barriers fall


  • 12/15: Pelosi's cleanup


  • 12/8: A 'legacy' in tatters


  • 12/1: The audacity of the anti-Hillary


  • 11/9: Dems got that ol'-time religion


  • 10/27: President 'not satisfied' - or satisfactory


  • 10/3: Rick Santorum can't take the flak


  • 9/27: Will Islam rise to Pope's challenge?


  • 9/12: ABC's '9/11': Clinton was right


  • 9/1: Double secret Senate shenanigans


  • 8/2: Don't blame Israel


  • 5/10: Life, death & Zacarias Moussaoui


  • 2/10: Dems on ethics: Day late, dollar short


  • 1/19: Timmy Kelly's Christmas lesson
    Here I discuss Christmas and progressives on The Situation with Tucker Carlson.


  • 1/13: Alito hearings drowning in words


  • 1/06/2006: The war we aren't fighting


  • 12/23: 'An eye for an eye, & the whole world is blind' - Gandhi
    Amnesty International reports that worldwide, executions in 2005 fell by more than 1,500, as more and more nations decided to eliminate capital punishment. Here I discuss capital punishment on The Situation with Tucker Carlson. You can take action on this issue here.


  • 12/09: Bring in the A-team to handle Iraq
    Here I discuss progress in Iraq, or the lack thereof, on The Situation with Tucker Carlson. See also our Support and Defend section.


  • 12/02: Time for Dems to come clean on dirty politics
    Here I join Sam Seder on the Majority Report in Air America studios, and here I'm on The Situation with Tucker Carlson to discuss corruption in politics. Read how to take action on ethics in campaign finance. And send a message to Congress for ethics reform


  • 11/25: Why I back Jack in '08


  • 11/18: The media monster that's eating the Dems
    As you can see I have been very troubled by this issue for quite sometime. The Daily Howler is one of my favorite blogs and I was happy to know they approved of my appearance on Scarborough. He was right in saying that I was pretty much out their alone on this issue, on cable news anyway.


  • 11/4: Time to learn Alito bit more


  • 10/17: Democratic cacophony


  • 10/4/2005: Memo to Dems: Keep the faith, baby
    I talk about this issue on Jerry Bower's podcast and on The Situation with Tucker Carlson in December. And here from March I discuss with Tucker what I feel is the real war and more important issues facing Christians than a "War on Christians" conference where, of all people, Rep. Tom DeLay was introduced as the paragon of Christian values in government. (No, folks, I am not describing a farcical skit on Saturday Night Live.) Here's a recent PhillyFeed podcast on the topic of progressives and religion. And an AP story from July on the need for Dems to talk about faith.


  • 10/25/2004: Bush flip-flops, we get the flu


  • 10/5: Domestic violence: George, we have a problem
    To learn more about this very important topic please visit the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence. If you or someone you love is involved in an abusive relationship get help now and break the cycle of violence. You are not alone and there are many resources to help you. Domestic Violence does not discriminate. It affects pre-teens and elderly couples. Black, White, Latino, rich, poor, gay and straight.


  • 8/27: Adrift in the Swift Boat swamp


  • 8/9: Face the heat: No more excuses
    Take action against global warming and find out more here. NEWS: Ford to offer zero-financing nationwide for hybrid SUVs as an incentive for buyers to go green! And: John Podesta's remarks on clean energy and global warming


  • 7/22: Reagan's legacy: A coin or a cure?
    You can read my letter to Harvard magazine on this topic. (Scroll down.)


  • 7/16: Sen. Santorum's elusive sweet spot


  • 6/2: Three strikes - and he's out?


  • 4/21: What'll it be: Peace or politics?


  • 3/29: You're gay? You pay!

    Daily News Citizen Hunter Columnist
    We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue.
    Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines.

    Comment policy: comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

    Please note that comments are monitored by staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

    Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

    Read 0 comments
    comments powered by Disqus
    About this blog
    Flavia Colgan is an editorial board member of the Philadelphia Daily News. She served as chief of staff to Pennsylvania's Lieutenant Governor - the first woman and youngest ever to serve in the position - and also served as a member of Governor Ed Rendell's senior staff. She has been seen as a commentator on the Fox News Channel, and is known for TV series such as Miracle Quest (Travel Channel) and Extraordinary People (CBS). Flavia is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post, Politics PA, the Allentown Morning Call and the Daily News. Read Complete Bio

    JUMP NOW TO...

  • Support & Defend
  • Take Action
  • Value Families
  • Watch for Flavia
  • Extraordinary People


    Did you miss seeing Miracle Quest on the travel channel? Or you saw it and can't get enough? Read more here.

  • And here's the PhillyFeed podcast I was on explaining the show.

  • Call to Service: All are Welcome
  • Citi-Zen (Inspirations)
  • Flavia Colgan bio
  • Flavia's Daily News columns
  • Other pieces by Flavia
  • Flavia's HOOAH.COM profile
  • Flavia's MySpace page
  • Flavia on FaceBook
  • Articles on Flavia
  • Watch for Flavia
  • E-mail Flavia


    Above Average Jane
    America's Hometown
    Beautiful Horizons
    Center for American Progress
    Crooks and Liars
    Daily Kos
    David Corn
    Drudge Report
    Eric Umansky
    Faith in Public Life
    Huffington Post
    Joe Scott: The Body Politic
    Justice and Journalism (USC Annenberg)
    Kevin Sites
    Kiko's House
    Marc Cooper
    Media Matters
    Michael Berube
    Michael Smerconish
    A Mom's Life
    OpEd News
    Philadelphia Will Do
    Philly Future
    RS National Affairs Daily
    Raw Story
    Spot-On: Chris Nolan
    Slugger O'Toole
    Talk Left
    Talking Points Memo
    Think Progress
    Washington Monthly
    Young Turks

    Politics PA
    Political Wire

    News Sources

    Associated Press
    Boston Globe
    Christian Science Monitor
    Detriot Free Press
    International Herald Tribune
    LA Times
    Morning Call
    New York Post
    New York Times
    Opinion Journal
    Penn Live
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    San Francisco Chronicle
    USA Today
    Wall Street Journal
    Washington Post

    The Atlantic
    The Economist
    In These Times
    National Catholic Reporter
    US News & World Report
    Vanity Fair

    Online NewsHour
    History Channel
    Discovery Channel

    Reach Flavia at

    Flavia Colgan Daily News Citizen Hunter Columnist