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Seamus McGraw

Entries by Seamus McGraw

Public Reaction to EPA Report on Fracking Reveals a Fractured Society

(14) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 6:29 PM

Co-authors: KEN KLEMOW is an ecologist and award-winning educator, who directs Wilkes University's Institute for Energy and Environmental Research

DR. DON DUGGAN-HAAS is the Director of Teacher Programs at the Paleontological Research Institution and co-author of The Science Beneath the Surface: A Very Short Guide to the Marcellus Shale

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'I Never Met a Liberal Before'

(5) Comments | Posted June 23, 2015 | 6:35 PM

The very last thing the old farmer wanted to do on that rainy Sunday morning in early spring was sit down and talk with me. And he had made it perfectly clear why.

"I never met a liberal before," he had told his daughter, who had volunteered to act...

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Just Ride

(0) Comments | Posted June 3, 2015 | 2:42 PM

Maybe after all these years, my memory is playing tricks on me, but I remember him looking like a brilliant bolt of lightning that carried its own storm inside it. Deep, pitiless eyes and a coat the color of a muzzle flash. I can still see him twitching with an...

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Found on a Roadside, the Future As It Used to Be

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2015 | 11:00 AM

You almost have to be lost to find it. And even then, if you don't know in your bones what you're looking at, you might not realize what you've found.

The first time I saw the place, half a dozen years ago, it was hidden by scrub pines. I caught...

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A Lifelong Hunter and Gun Owner for Responsible Gun Laws

(809) Comments | Posted February 10, 2013 | 5:53 PM

As a gun owner and a hunter, I was as shaken as anyone when a deranged gunman armed with a high-powered semiautomatic rifle stormed into a Connecticut elementary school and massacred 26 people, 20 of them children. And in the weeks since, I have been disgusted as the NRA and...

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