The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice Of The Capital Region
Advertisement
Promotions
Loading Viewpoint...

Charles M. Blow: Internal issues add to challenges faced by Democrats

Convention: Democrats come with enthusiasm, but with reservations

George Will: Bending people to his will, Trump reinvents the GOP

Donald Trump’s dilemma is that he burns some bridges by the way he crosses others.

Mychal Denzel: Obama has failed Black Lives Matter

No life deserves to go unmourned

Social media plays to our anti-social side

Earlier this month Sara Niccoli, the supervisor of the small western Montgomery County town of Palatine running for a seat in the state Senate, was bitterly criticized on social media for not placing her hand over her heart and reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.

Governor’s split allegiances serve only himself

Do you identify with a party that you actually aren’t an official member of?

Fact check: Trump acceptance speech

Fact check: Trump acceptance speech

But he relies on statistics that are ripe for manipulation, citing misleading numbers on the economy, for example, through selective use of years, data and sources.

Every man a sheriff: Join forces to help police

Rather than just talking about the problems, go out and help police

Froma Harrop: FOX-y females perpetuate sexism on TV

Gretchen Carlson’s suit against Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes alleging sexual harassment

George Will: Is anemic growth in our economy the new normal?

America’s economy slouched into the eighth year of a recovery

Summer sci-fi provides a balance for reality

The Sharon Springs Thanatopsis Pleasure and Literary Club met recently, and the topic of discussion was science fiction in general, and summer blockbusters in particular.

Raising smoking age to 21 will save young lives

Raising smoking age to 21 will save young lives

The Schenectady County Legislature can take a significant step to save lives.

Linda Chavez: To end growing terrorism, Islam needs a reformation

Islamic terrorism: the single biggest threat to stability in the world

Ted Rall: Time to address real reasons for rise of Brexit, Trump

Securities markets and the international community reeling that British voters opted to leave the European Union

Froma Harrop: We should rethink naming wild animals

Animals do not name themselves

Charles Krauthammer: Did EU vote create a sovereign kingdom or Little England?

The result is the EU, a great idea badly executed.

Look to past while contemplating our future


Monday is the 240th anniversary of our Declaration of Independence. It’s an appropriate occasion to contemplate some things that seem recently relevant.

George Will: Battle of the Somme: The birthplace of modern Europe

World War I, the worst manmade disaster in human experience

Selecting the right photo requires balance between news value, reader sensibilities

We must accurately convey the news but be aware that it might offend some readers

David Harsanyi: Clinton-Lynch meeting about corruption, not ‘optics’

Attorney General Lynch: Meeting with Bill Clinton on private jet was “primarily social”

Upgraded power transmission service needed to ensure continued prosperity

Delivery of power key to future of Electric City, region

columnists & blogs