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

Articles by GENE LYONS

Commentary: No racial double standard in Oregon Commentary: No racial double standard in Oregon
20 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Out here on the edge of the national forest, in the cattle-ranching, timber-cutting, deer-hunting Arkansas county where I live, this Ammon Bundy guy looks like the Al Sharpton of cows. [Read More]
Commentary: 2015 the year of the crybaby Commentary: 2015 the year of the crybaby
21 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
With a presidential election year arriving, it’s tempting to call 2015 the Year of the Crybaby. Everybody’s a victim. [Read More]
Commentary: Fool me twice, New York Times Commentary: Fool me twice, New York Times
22 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
In my experience, you can fool a golden retriever exactly twice with the old hidden ball trick. Our late dog Big Red was as exuberant an animal as ever lived. I used to say that if he wasn’t wet, cold and hungry, Red was happy. [Read More]
Commentary: Democracy as must-see TV Commentary: Democracy as must-see TV
23 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
To anybody who watches cable TV news, it’s clear that the nation has embarked upon a great political experiment. [Read More]
Commentary: Ravings from the right Commentary: Ravings from the right
24 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Be afraid, be very afraid. Along with watching cable TV news terrorism coverage 24/7, some people appear to think it’s your patriotic duty to run around with your hair on fire. It’s the American Way. [Read More]
Commentary: On race, no one is inferior or superior Commentary: On race, no one is inferior or superior
25 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
From sea to shining sea, college students seem determined to make us argue about race to the exclusion of all else. [Read More]
Commentary: Whatever happened to home of brave? Commentary: Whatever happened to home of brave?
26 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
So here’s my question: What ever happened to the land of the free and the home of the brave? A gang of French citizens resident in Belgium commits a terrorist atrocity in Paris, and it’s somehow President Obama’s fault. [Read More]
Commentary: Blustery rhetoric won't defeat ISIS Commentary: Blustery rhetoric won't defeat ISIS
27 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Years before Navy SEALs killed Osama bin Laden, this column argued that al-Qaida was capable of “theatrical acts of mass murder,” but was not a military threat to the United States. [Read More]
Commentary: Carson in 2016? Let's get serious Commentary: Carson in 2016? Let's get serious
28 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
At the expense of spoiling all the fun, let’s get real about Dr. Ben Carson’s presidential campaign. Every four years, rural Iowa Republicans fall raptly in love with a Bible-brandishing savior who vows to purge the nation of sin. [Read More]
Commentary: GOP's reality show rat race Commentary: GOP's reality show rat race
29 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
The current Republican presidential race is less a political contest than a reality TV series: a stage-managed melodrama with a cast of characters selected to titillate and provoke. [Read More]
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