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GENE LYONS

Arkansas Times columnist Gene Lyons is a National Magazine Award winner and co-author of “The Hunting of the President” (St. Martin's Press, 2000). His column is distributed by Universal Uclick. You can email Lyons at eugenelyons2@yahoo.com.

Articles by GENE LYONS

Commentary: Pit bulls pose a real danger Commentary: Pit bulls pose a real danger
1 week ago - - GENE LYONS
Some years ago, I visited the local Boys Club early one morning. There had been a break-in. Two young brothers had gotten caught making off with pool balls and cues. They weren’t going to be arrested, merely suspended. Police phoned their mother. [Read More]
Commentary: Who will rescue us from Trump? Commentary: Who will rescue us from Trump?
2 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
You know, along with having the impulse control of a 7-year-old boy, it’s becoming increasingly clear that Donald J. Trump just ain’t real smart. He’s a cunning self-promoter, but dim. He did manage to go bankrupt in the casino business, you know. That’s really hard to do. [Read More]
Commentary: Are pit bulls friend or weapon? Commentary: Are pit bulls friend or weapon?
3 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
To give you some idea, I once kept eight beagles in my backyard. When my wife complained, I’d tell her to choose which ones needed to go. It was a pure bluff: Some were prize-winning field trial hounds, others house pets. However, they all had eager, loving hearts, and she knew all their names. [Read More]
Commentary: Follow money on ties to Russia Commentary: Follow money on ties to Russia
4 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
If you think about it, no wonder Donald Trump prefers the imaginative stylings of Fox News to the Presidential Daily Briefing. He’s pretty much the network’s target demographic: a daffy old-timer with time on his hands. [Read More]
Commentary: Actions read like a bad spy novel Commentary: Actions read like a bad spy novel
5 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
If the late, great Donald Westlake had written spy thrillers instead of crime capers, they’d read a lot like the opening weeks of the Trump administration. [Read More]
Commentary: Why terrorists, Iran love Trump Commentary: Why terrorists, Iran love Trump
6 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Have Americans really become a nation of gullible cowards? Sometimes it looks that way. [Read More]
Commentary: A fuzzy new sheriff in town Commentary: A fuzzy new sheriff in town
7 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
I don’t know about you, but I’m all Trumped-out. [Read More]
Commentary: Times fight let Trump off hook Commentary: Times fight let Trump off hook
8 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Now that the horses have left the barn, trotted out the front gate and are galloping headlong down the county road, editors at The New York Times have taken to public bickering about who left the stalls unlatched. [Read More]
Commentary: Putin praise, NATO and U.S. Commentary: Putin praise, NATO and U.S.
9 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Here’s a thought exercise: What do you suppose would happen if Russian strongman Vladimir Putin decided to clarify remarks he reportedly made about Donald Trump during the election campaign? [Read More]
Commentary: 'Hillbilly elegy' raises questions Commentary: 'Hillbilly elegy' raises questions
10 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Anybody who can sing the lyrics to what country bad boy David Allan Coe called “the perfect country and western song” probably won’t find a whole lot in J.D. Vance’s hotly debated, bestselling memoir “Hillbilly Elegy” that’s real surprising. [Read More]
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