Indiana, PA - Indiana County

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 Universal Uclick. You can email Lyons at eugenelyons2@yahoo.com.

Articles by GENE LYONS

Commentary: A no-Trump column Commentary: A no-Trump column
3 days ago - - GENE LYONS
What do Genghis Kahn, William the Conqueror and Geronimo all have in common? Mighty warriors, they died not in battle, but by falling off horses. [Read More]
Commentary: What's happened to our election? Commentary: What's happened to our election?
1 week ago - - GENE LYONS
For a man with a satirical turn of mind, presidential election years can be trying. Apparently your humble, obedient servant here isn’t angry enough to participate fully in the festivities. [Read More]
Commentary: What will Trump get away with? Commentary: What will Trump get away with?
2 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
For argument’s sake, let’s say you ran into this Trump character in a bar. First off, he’s boasting about how incredibly smart, rich and good-looking he is. He’s a big, big winner. He’s even got his own TV show, and you don’t. [Read More]
Commentary: How not to hunt American Dream Commentary: How not to hunt American Dream
3 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Call me unpatriotic, but whenever I hear people prating about the “American Dream,” it sets my teeth on edge. The thing about dreams, see, is that they’re imaginary. A figment of your imagination. [Read More]
Commentary: Sanders would be a disaster Commentary: Sanders would be a disaster
4 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Quite a few people make noises about leaving the country if the wrong person gets elected president. I’ve been making discreet inquiries in the vicinity of Kinsale, County Cork, myself. [Read More]
Commentary: Bill Clinton and black lives Commentary: Bill Clinton and black lives
5 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Watching Bill Clinton bickering with Black Lives Matter activists in Philadelphia recently, I had several conflicting and not entirely praiseworthy responses. [Read More]
Commentary: 'Scandals' won't defeat Clinton Commentary: 'Scandals' won't defeat Clinton
6 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Fearless prediction: No legalistic deus ex machina will descend to save the nation from the dread specter of President Hillary Rodham Clinton. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama outclasses Trump and Cruz Commentary: Obama outclasses Trump and Cruz
7 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
An old friend recently told me about a remarkable conversation she’d had with her mother, who is 95. A white resident of the Deep South from birth, she’d shown a lifelong indifference, if not aversion, to politics. [Read More]
Commentary: Outrage, scandal a media construct Commentary: Outrage, scandal a media construct
8 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Some days I wonder if I’m qualified to express opinions about American politics anymore. See, I’m not particularly angry, and I also doubt that voters in general are any more worked up than usual. [Read More]
Commentary: The Donald's brand is chaos Commentary: The Donald's brand is chaos
9 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
It’s not for nothing that Donald J. Trump was inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2013. The billionaire braggart’s entire presidential campaign is straight out of the WWE “Wrestlemania” playbook. [Read More]
Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Featured Columnists