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GENE LYONS

Arkansas Times columnist Gene Lyons is a National Magazine Award winner and co-author of “The Hunting of the President” (St. Martin's Press, 2000). His column is distributed by the Newspaper Enterprise Association. You can email Lyons at eugenelyons2@yahoo.com.

Articles by GENE LYONS

Commentary: Journalists must rediscover skepticism Commentary: Journalists must rediscover skepticism
4 days ago - - GENE LYONS
Some years ago, I had an interview with a homicide detective that got delayed. I used his office phone to postpone a tennis match. [Read More]
Commentary: Counting on voter ignorance Commentary: Counting on voter ignorance
2 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
As near as I can determine, Sen. Tom Cotton’s biggest worry about Iran is that its government is as bellicose and fanatical as he is. [Read More]
Commentary: Hunt goes on for Clinton scandal Commentary: Hunt goes on for Clinton scandal
3 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Where Hillary Clinton is concerned, nothing ever changes. The National Bitch Hunt has been going on for more than 20 years. [Read More]
Commentary: What's at stake in King vs. Burwell? Commentary: What's at stake in King vs. Burwell?
4 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
The real question before the Supreme Court in the ballyhooed case of King v. Burwell isn’t merely the continuance of “Obamacare’s” mandated health insurance subsidies. It’s whether or not the United States has essentially become a banana republic. [Read More]
Commentary: No realistic threat to U.S. from ISIS Commentary: No realistic threat to U.S. from ISIS
5 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
It’s the Ebola panic all over again. Except they’re calling it ISIS this time. OMG! OMG! We’re all going to die! [Read More]
Commentary: We're live from darkest Arkansas Commentary: We're live from darkest Arkansas
6 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Housebound in an ice storm, the columnist finds himself distracted by online trivia and tempted to yell at the TV: [Read More]
Commentary: The right, Obama and religion Commentary: The right, Obama and religion
7 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Because I’m not running for anything, I can give it to you straight: Christianity pretty much got out of the genocide business when church and state became separated in the United States and Europe following the American Revolution. [Read More]
Commentary: Free speech and liberals Commentary: Free speech and liberals
8 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
This just in: “Study Finds Fruitcake Right, Anti-gravity Left Share Similar Traits, Tactics.” OK, so I made that up, although I’m confident that there’s no end of psychological studies confirming the observation. [Read More]
Commentary: Super Bowl as morality play Commentary: Super Bowl as morality play
9 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Finally, a reason to pay attention to the Super Bowl, America’s most stultifying TV sporting event. To this non-NFL fan, the uproar over the New England Patriots’ underinflated footballs is reminiscent of long-ago pro-rasslin’ broadcasts from Sunnyside Garden in Queens. [Read More]
Commentary: More humor than science Commentary: More humor than science
10 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
For a guy who watches maybe 250 ballgames a year, I’ve always taken an interest in what was once called the women’s page. After studying the sports section every morning, it’s the next thing I turn to. [Read More]
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