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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: The anarchy of 'religious liberty' Commentary: The anarchy of 'religious liberty'
21 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
It’s a good thing Americans have no serious problems, because the time and energy we expend fighting over symbolic issues could become a problem. Sure, symbols can be important. [Read More]
Commentary: Journalists must rediscover skepticism Commentary: Journalists must rediscover skepticism
22 weeks 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
23 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
24 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?
25 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
26 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
27 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
28 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
29 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
30 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]
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