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by Sara Foss

Thinking It Through

A Daily Gazette life blog
Her column and blog rolled into one
Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Skelos’ stupidity must be rebuked

If lawmakers truly want to start repairing the damage, they will do the right thing and give Dean Skelos the boot.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015

NBA Playoff Picks, Round 2

Yes, I’m revising my picks. Blame Cleveland.
Monday, May 4, 2015

Bad apples? Albany barrel is rotten

Politicians would have you believe they run for office because they wish to serve their communities.
Saturday, May 2, 2015

Rematch of Hull, McCarthy gives voters a choice

This fall, Schenectady residents will have the opportunity to make their feelings about the city — and the city’s leadership — known. They shouldn’t waste it.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Making a case for assisted suicide

I feel more ambivalent about the Final Exit Network’s willingness to educate people on how to end their lives than I do about permitting physicians to help terminally ill patients die by suicide. Expressing support for aid in dying is one thing; showing people how to “hasten their deaths,” as the Final Exit Network describes it, using helium and a plastic hood is another (or so it seems to me).
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

A market for Uber here? Let’s find out

I should probably preface this column by saying that I very rarely use taxis.
Saturday, April 25, 2015

Kids may be picking up test stress from cues

My concern is that the uproar over the tests is helping to create a climate of stress and anxiety for children.
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Don’t sign me up for any marathons

I guess I’m a runner now, but one hour is about my limit
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Low-level crimes still stir passion

I can relate to the anger of the Schenectady residents whose cars were vandalized early Wednesday morning.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

NBA Playoff Picks

I know the Celtics have no chance of beating the mighty Cleveland Cavaliers. But it’s still fun to watch them try.

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