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Richard Cohen: Toothless Obama needs to channel his inner Nixon

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
A president lacking menace.

SAFE Act is a step in the right direction

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
*SAFE Act is a step in the right direction
*Raising questions in meaning of cartoon
*Police, soldiers have vital job protecting us
*More civility in ads, fewer campaign signs
*Rotterdam crossing needs repairs, again
*Families hurt when employers act rashly

Froma Harrop: Ethanol subsidy creates conundrum for conservatives

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
Castrating Conservative Principles in Iowa

Editorial: Don't rush to judgment on dispatch

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
Schenectady County consolidated emergency dispatch center needs time to work out the bugs

Editorial: Be watchful of Montgomery County "fee"

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
A tax by any other name, including "highway use fee," is still a tax that must be scrutinized

Linda Chavez: Hard for countries to back us when they can't trust us

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
It should come as no surprise that Turkey so far refuses to put boots on the ground to fight the ISIS takeover of Kobane, a beseiged Kurdish town across Turkey's border with Syria.

Insurance questions need to be answered

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
*Insurance questions need to be answered
*Grew up shooting hoops in the street
*Amedore supporters were rude at debate

Editorial: Public comments on marina are no secret

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
Army Corps of Engineers has refused to honor FOIL requests for comments on Alco site marina
Editorial: Farewell, Art Clayman

Editorial: Farewell, Art Clayman

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
Longtime Gazette editorial page editor retires

Weigh many factors in redistricting decision

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
*Weigh many factors in redistricting decision

Union College, coach respect player privacy

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
*Union College, coach respect player privacy
*Constitution protects offensive speech
*Decision on fracking will have big impacts
*GE no role model for today's executives
*Father taught respect for FDR presidency
*Not fan of Cuomo after Moreland case
*Fair shake not given to Fischer at debate

Editorial: State agency for religions unnecessary

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
New York doesn't need another government agency, especially one that threatens separation of church and state

David Harsyani: Don't make voting easier just to get more voters

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
Most Americans don't really care about contemporary political issues or the rudimentary workings of their government.

Keep Redskins name to preserve culture

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
*Keep Redskins name to preserve culture
*No career politicians, carpetbaggers in NY
*Answer already exists to save cemeteries
*Need businessman in Congress, not Tonko
*Candidate distorting record of opponent

Amedore must clarify position on fracking

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
*Amedore must clarify position on fracking
*Lakeside chicken salad was great

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