Sara Foss's Thinking It Through
by Sara Foss

Thinking It Through

A Daily Gazette life blog
Her column and blog rolled into one
Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Report fuels fracking cynicism

Since the early days of his administration, the issue of fracking has been a thorn in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s side.
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

Activists still selling peace, but is public still buying?

From my perspective, the renewed focus on Iraq has been a profoundly depressing development, a Groundhog Day-like return to the scene of one of America’s greatest foreign policy disasters
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

Watching “Love is Strange”

A gentle and romantic film that might make you cry, and cheer you at the same time.
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Schenectady sidewalk repairs a step in right direction

I wrote a column back in August about quality-of-life problems, such as littering and jaywalking, and suggested cities might be able to retain and attract residents if they pay more attention to them. Shortly after the piece ran, I received a phone call from a Schenectady resident named Dave Harris. ...
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

NFL Picks, Week 5

Yes, I'm picking against my own team
Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

$350 gifts not real tax relief

Yes, property taxes in New York are high — for many people, too high.
Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

Walking to waterfalls

Not mountain hikes, but nice woods walks nonetheless
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Tasers safer but hardly nonlethal

Tasers can inflict a great deal of pain, and the people who wield them should use them sparingly.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

State Senate race has voters fired up

The residents of the 46th state Senate District are lucky; their votes matter.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

NFL Picks, Week 4

Well, I’m not in last place anyway

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