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by Sara Foss

Thinking It Through

A Daily Gazette life blog
Her column and blog rolled into one
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

Super Bowl Pick

Well, duh
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

Damned if they do, damned if they don’t

Ultimately, we need to do what we’ve always done when it snows: Monitor the weather, evaluate the conditions and make decisions based on what we find out.
Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

New York has company in gov’t corruption

If there’s one thing my readers agree on, it’s that New York state government is a cesspool of corruption.
Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015

Silver’s downfall a long time coming

If the charges against Sheldon Silver are true, New Yorkers should ask why he was allowed to retain such a powerful grip on the state.
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

Watching “Foxcatcher”

An odd true-life tale
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

Cuomo’s vision for state is intriguing

Some of the governor’s proposals are promising. Some of them are intriguing. Some of them should die in committee.
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

Deflategate 2

OK, so maybe it is serious. But I can’t help chuckling, just a little.
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

Deflategate? Gimme a break

Pats fans know that the rest of the country regards Bill Belichik as an evil supervillain with an arsenal of dastardly tricks. And that's OK
Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

Treating teens as juveniles is better

Do 16- and 17-year-olds belong in adult prisons?
Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015

Put the brakes on red-light cameras

I still think it’s possible to design a red-light camera system that works — that doesn’t increase accidents, helps change driver behavior and reduces chronic red-light running. But I’ve read about too many systems that seem to exist solely to generate revenue to trust officials to do it right.

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