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…

Editor’s Note: This column by famed World War II correspondent Ernie Pyle was released for use by the Ernie Pyle World War II Museum in Dana, Indiana, and the Scripps Howard Foundation.

In April I suggested that President Trump consider gradually escalating tariffs against Mexico to compel that country to end the flow of illegal immigrants across our southern border. I argued…

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In the June 27 issue of the Arcade Herald, Freedom Town Supervisor Randy Lester claimed that he is attempting to bring wind turbines into the area “for the Town of Freedom.”

I am a Catholic. That said, in the whole debate about abortion, I never see anyone talking about the outcome.

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…

    Wednesday, August 07, 2019
    Monday, July 29, 2019

    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 New York City.

    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.

    Immigration issues in the United States long ago devolved into the surreal, but it was still an eyebrow-raiser on Friday to see a press release from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office giving tips to i…

    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’s every word, hoping to find the bombshell that makes the obstruction case against Trump.

    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…