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, July 7, 2014

Medical marijuana story lost its punch

it’s a bit surprising I’m not more excited now that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has officially signed New York’s medical marijuana legislation into law.
Saturday, July 5, 2014

Hoopla for casinos is hardly universal

There are good reasons to temper our collective enthusiasm for casinos.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Better approach needed on bullying

The dawning awareness that bullying can be extremely harmful has led public officials to overreact to the problem by passing poorly-conceived laws and overcharging teenagers who behaved badly, but not violently.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Mokoomba at the Music Haven

Central Park’s free concert series is worthy of attention
Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Towns have right to say no to fracking

When I was in the fourth grade, my family, friends and neighbors received a nasty shock: Our small New Hampshire town was a candidate for the country’s first high-level nuclear waste dump.
Saturday, June 28, 2014

Where is health coverage savings?

One of Obamacare’s selling points was affordability — it was supposed to slow long-term growth in health care spending, making big annual hikes in health insurance premiums a thing of the past. And right now the rate increases — for all plans — proposed for 2015 in New York look high.
Friday, June 27, 2014

Watching “X-Men: Days of Future Past”

Clever, thought-provoking and visually compelling. And charisma overload.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Ruling a win for privacy rights

I was pleased to see the Supreme Court rule unanimously on Tuesday that police need to get a warrant before searching a suspect’s cellphone.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Lucinda Williams, Live

Show at The Egg worth every penny
Monday, June 23, 2014

Casino should go to a have-not

I’m a casino skeptic, as has previously been noted.

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