Thomas Lucente: The US Constitution: A grand birthday for a troubled document

Thomas Lucente: The US Constitution: A grand birthday for a troubled document

On Sept. 17, 1787, 39 men in Philadelphia affixed their signatures to the greatest political document ever conceived: The Constitution of the United S...

September 17th, 2017 |  


Thomas Lucente: Natural disasters: The lessons we never learn

Thomas Lucente: Natural disasters: The lessons we never learn

Another natural disaster, another circus of politicians falling over each other to send billions of dollars stolen from the people to the disaster zon...

September 3rd, 2017 updated: September 3rd, 2017. |  


Thomas Lucente: Not all hate groups are based on race

Thomas Lucente: Not all hate groups are based on race

The level of historical antipathy in this country is only surpassed by the level of constitutional antipathy. And both have been on public display the...

August 27th, 2017 |  


Thomas Lucente: Off-the-cuff rhetoric on North Korea has no place in White House

Thomas Lucente: Off-the-cuff rhetoric on North Korea has no place in White House

Usually, when the madman in North Korea rambles on about attacking the West, the correct response is to shake one’s ahead and go about one’...

August 13th, 2017 |  


Thomas Lucente: Trump’s continual lies pose a real threat to American democracy

Thomas Lucente: Trump’s continual lies pose a real threat to American democracy

President Donald Trump is a clown.I’ve tried and tried to give this administration the benefit of the doubt. After all, I am glad Hillary Clinto...

August 6th, 2017 |  


Thomas Lucente: Ohio commits another state-sanctioned murder

Thomas Lucente: Ohio commits another state-sanctioned murder

I killed a man last week.So did you.At 10:43 a.m. Wednesday at the state penitentiary near Lucasville, Ronald Phillips, 43, was pronounced dead after ...

July 30th, 2017 |  


Thomas Lucente: Only a free market can save US health care system

Thomas Lucente: Only a free market can save US health care system

There is a joke — or not so much of a joke — among American Indian tribes that warns against getting sick after June.You see, the federal ...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Thomas Lucente: Fourth of July holiday a reminder of liberty lost

Thomas Lucente: Fourth of July holiday a reminder of liberty lost

“The Second Day of July 1776, will be the most memorable Epocha, in the History of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by s...

July 2nd, 2017 |  


Thomas Lucente: US no stranger to political violence

Thomas Lucente: US no stranger to political violence

That Americans have short attention spans and some kind of aversion to historical knowledge is readily apparent to anyone who does not have a short at...

June 18th, 2017 updated: June 18th, 2017. |  


Thomas Lucente: Leftists mount another attack on history

Thomas Lucente: Leftists mount another attack on history

Here we go again.A long time ago in a desert far, far away, there was an Egyptian pharaoh named Akhenaton. He wanted Egyptians, a decidedly polytheist...

June 4th, 2017 |