Author Archive

Facing facts on immigration

Rupert Murdoch and Sheldon Adelson are both staunch Republicans. Both are also very practical businessmen --Murdoch owns media companies; Adelson, casinos. They became billion... read more...


Walking is the real miracle drug

Scientists have long connected systematic exercise to better health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, regular walkers "live longer and have a lower... read more...


Yesterday's gone

As Hillary Clinton prepares to run for president, she should remember the words of her husband's campaign theme song in 1992: "Don't Stop" by Fleetwood Mac. "Don't stop think... read more...


Governments hide, voters decide

Congress doesn't do much these days, but here's one bill that could command bipartisan support: a federal shield law protecting journalists against overzealous prosecutors. T... read more...


Making hard choices

Speaker John Boehner talks a good game about pushing immigration reform. He told a recent fundraiser in Las Vegas that he was "hell-bent on getting this done this year," repor... read more...


A lifetime of difference

It's graduation week at George Washington University, where Steve has taught for the last 23 years. After the final exam in his class, a student quietly handed him a note that... read more...


The booming Benghazi biz

Search the word "Benghazi," and up pops a paid link to a website that advertises: "Benghazi -- T-shirts, Sweatshirts, Mugs and More." Click on the link and 401 items are offe... read more...


Make the bully sweat

Secretary of State John Kerry recently urged Russian leader Vladimir Putin to dial down the confrontation in Ukraine. "If Russia continues in this direction," Kerry warned, "i... read more...


The fiddler is still on the roof

The New York Times ran this dispatch from the Ukrainian city of Donetsk: "Worshippers at the Bet Menakhem-Mendl synagogue ... confronted a horrifying scene as they left a Pass... read more...


The guys dont get it

The guys still don't get it. The latest example of men behaving badly is Michael Hayden, the former CIA director. He said on Fox that Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the chair of the ... read more...


Senior officers protective association

"The Army has disgraced us all with the Sinclair sentence." That's what our friend, a retired general, wrote about the case of Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair, who was accused... read more...


The election is not quite over

By Steve and Cokie Roberts, NEA Columnists Democrats are reeling. They're playing defense, not offense. Their loss in a Florida election for a vacant House seat -- in a distr... read more...


One card, two dads, two kids

It's just one of countless holiday cards, stacked in a basket on our hall table. Our friends Kevin and Grant are holding their twin sons, Gustav and Alton, while each toddler ... read more...


The rise of Liberal self-delusion

The civil war ripping through the Republican Party is familiar by now. But a similar battle inside the Democratic Party is just starting to emerge. Orthodox liberals are tryin... read more...


How we got here

This is not the most acrimonious period in American political history. In 1804, Vice President Aaron Burr killed his longtime rival, Alexander Hamilton, in a duel. Fifty-two y... read more...



Showing results 1 - 15 of 212
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

© 2014 Snyder Communications/The Evening Sun
29 Lackawanna Avenue, Norwich, NY 13815 - (607) 334-3276
We're on Facebook