On Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 Americans died in the worst terrorist attack on our home soil. For years afterwards, terrorism dominated the news, and the fear of terrorist violence became wid…

ALBANY — In the debates and on the trail, Joe Biden looks beatable. Even worse, he often seems confused and feeble. Too old, perhaps.

Republican politicians and pundits intentionally overstated the extent to which Democrats were banking on Robert Mueller’s testimony. They imagined Trump-haters hanging breathlessly on Mueller…

It is apparently part of Robert Mueller's contract with the media that he must always be described as "honorable" and a "lifelong Republican." (After this week, we can add "dazed and confused"…

In a previous column I explored why 80% of white Evangelical Christians voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election, and why most of those who did so continue to support him.

WASHINGTON — Robert S. Mueller III isn’t expected to roll out any bombshells when he testifies before the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees on July 24.

In the 2016 presidential election, 81% of white Evangelical Christian voters chose Donald Trump, a man whose personal history and treatment of others had shown him to be anything but a faithfu…

Americans were rightly bewildered to learn that, in the eyes of Colin Kaepernick and the Nike Corp., the “Betsy Ross flag” that flew over the young United States in the late 18th century is a …

As we celebrate the Fourth of July in the U.S., we celebrate our ancestors who won independence from British rule. We also celebrate our Constitution and its role as the Supreme Law of the Uni…

No matter how the current crisis between the United States and Iran turns out, it should have one result: an end to the fear that President Donald Trump would be a warmonger in the Oval Office.

Americans must understand that, as threatened as our rights of free speech are in this country, in Europe the battle to protect free expression may already have been lost. The euro-socialist t…

A well-informed newsman said to me recently that “In my opinion, Nixon was more dangerous than Trump. Do you agree?”

Tuesday’s vote in the House of Representatives to launch civil suits against Attorney General William Barr and former White House Counsel Don McGahn moves the battle between congressional Demo…

If there is one “big idea” that all Republicans have embraced since the 1980s Reagan era, it’s that tax cuts are always good for the economy. This conviction is based on an economic theory kno…

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On the commentary page of Sept. 18, Leonard Pitts Jr. offered numerous slurs, lies, misrepresentations and unfounded accusations that demand response.

In this day and age of IT, in which a business or home can have all kinds of security that can turn things on and off and give alerts, it’s hard to believe that a sewer pump failed and did not…

Monday, October 07, 2019
Sunday, October 06, 2019

    Chris Stanley, in his recent commentary on why President Trump won’t win a second term, completely ignored the many reasons that the president will in fact win re-election.

    Monday, September 16, 2019

      The Sept. 10 front-page article on the recent “rape” and “kill” videos allegedly made by a local 15-year-old should offend readers, and human beings, in light of our nation’s astounding number…

      Thursday, August 22, 2019

        The front-page article in Wednesday’s Olean Times Herald an the huge ad by the New York Association of Convenience Stores in Monday’s edition, both indirectly ridiculing the Cattaraugus County…

        Recently, a fine report by USA Today Network writer Jeff Platsky detailed what daily life confirms — “The Graying of New York State,” sadly and especially in the 50 Upstate counties north of N…

        Many of us can remember the time when research of any topic often involved hours perusing scholarly tomes and magazine articles in a local library or university.

        On Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 Americans died in the worst terrorist attack on our home soil. For years afterwards, terrorism dominated the news, and the fear of terrorist violence became wid…

        ALBANY — In the debates and on the trail, Joe Biden looks beatable. Even worse, he often seems confused and feeble. Too old, perhaps.

        Republican politicians and pundits intentionally overstated the extent to which Democrats were banking on Robert Mueller’s testimony. They imagined Trump-haters hanging breathlessly on Mueller…