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Lamar Hankins

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Lamar Hankins: Both Democrats and Republicans have it wrong

Freethought San Marcos: A column by LAMAR W. HANKINS In the age of Obama and right-wing politics, people who share many of my political interests often ask me why I’m so hard on the Democratic Party. I am also criticized frequently for my views toward the Republican Party, but most people seem to understand why

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Lamar Hankins: The plan to destroy women‘s constitutional rights

Freethought San Marcos: A column by LAMAR HANKINS Human beings are constantly trying to change reality. I don’t object to this characteristic. In fact, I’ve spent a good deal of my life opposing some of the worst...

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Lamar Hankins: America’s drone killings in striking context

Thanks to Edward Snowden and other whistleblowers, whose disclosures have been reported by Jeremy Scahill and Glenn Greenwald, we have learned some of the truth about America’s use of drones to kill our perceived enemies, even when...

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Lamar Hankins: How Pete Seeger’s life enriched ‘you and me’

LAMAR HANKINS writes, “Among the handful of public figures in America during my lifetime that I consider heroes, Pete Seeger is prominent.”

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Lamar Hankins: A silver lining in attacks on Affordable Care Act

Freethought San Marcos: A column by LAMAR HANKINS The legal cases filed against the Affordable Care Act requirements that health insurance include contraceptive coverage have opened, potentially, a Pandora’s Box. The Catholic order of nuns – Little...

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Freethought San Marcos: Gateway drug stupidity and the war on drugs

— Freethought San Marcos: A column by LAMAR W. HANKINS There are three good reasons, apart from getting high, to support the legalization of marijuana (cannabis) in the US:  it has medical uses, it will correct one...

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Freethought San Marcos: Religion corrupts advance directives and medical care

Freethought San Marcos: A column by LAMAR W. HANKINS When 33-year old Marlise Munoz, a Fort Worth mother of a young child, suffered an apparent brain aneurysm in November, she was 14 weeks pregnant.  The hospital told...

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Freethought San Marcos: Religion ubiquitous and influential in America

Freethought San Marcos: A column by LAMAR W. HANKINS   If you have been an adult any time in the last sixty years, you should be aware that religion is perhaps the most ubiquitous institution, after government,...

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Freethought San Marcos: How Narvaiz can beat Doggett

In this column, Lamar Hankins — no fan of former San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz — offers tongue-and-cheek advice for her second campaign for U.S. Congress.

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Freethought San Marcos: How right-wing rants poison political discussion

— Freethought San Marcos: A column by LAMAR W. HANKINS The internet is a marvelous tool when used honestly and correctly, and with recognition of its limitations.  Not a week goes by that I don’t find in...

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