Thomas Lucente: Gun grabbers act without logic

Thomas Lucente: Gun grabbers act without logic

After decades of fighting the gun battle on these pages, I have grown weary. I have also come to realize that the vast majority of gun-grabbers are ei...

June 19th, 2016 updated: June 19th, 2016. |  


Thomas Lucente: There is only 1 way to honor the fallen: Stop creating more

Thomas Lucente: There is only 1 way to honor the fallen: Stop creating more

Another Memorial Day is upon us, the federal holiday set aside to honor those who gave their lives while serving in the nation’s armed forces.It...

May 29th, 2016 updated: May 29th, 2016. |  


Thomas Lucente: Voter ignorance a widespread problem

Thomas Lucente: Voter ignorance a widespread problem

I have long praised the Framers for their insight in not only putting checks on the government but also on the people through such things as the Elect...

May 22nd, 2016 |  



Thomas Lucente: Presidential debates need reform

Thomas Lucente: Presidential debates need reform

Throughout its history, the United States have often had elections of little note with subpar candidates. Indeed, many Americans would be hard-pressed...

May 15th, 2016 |  


Thomas Lucente: Be libertarian with me this fall, vote for Gary Johnson

Thomas Lucente: Be libertarian with me this fall, vote for Gary Johnson

If Americans are paying attention — and clearly they aren’t or we wouldn’t be having this conversation — they would be getting...

May 8th, 2016 |  


Thomas Lucente: Open primaries contaminate system of selecting partisan candidates

Thomas Lucente: Open primaries contaminate system of selecting partisan candidates

.At first it was amusing. But as it spread, it has become downright frightening.If there is any lesson to learn from this campaign season it is that m...

May 1st, 2016 |  


Thomas Lucente: Harriet Tubman good choice for $20 bill

Thomas Lucente: Harriet Tubman good choice for $20 bill

So the Obama administration will replace the father of the Democratic Party, Andrew Jackson — a racist, slave-owning, white male and nasty human...

April 24th, 2016 |  


Thomas Lucente: Trump a symptom of declining USA

Thomas Lucente: Trump a symptom of declining USA

Last week I watched a speech Donald Trump gave in New York and it only served to deepen the mystery of why any thinking and informed voter could possi...

April 10th, 2016 updated: April 10th, 2016. |  


US stocks rise as health care and energy companies soar

US stocks rise as health care and energy companies soar

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks broke a two-day losing streak Wednesday as investors bought up drugmakers and other health care companies. Energy co...

April 6th, 2016 |  


Thomas Lucente: Political discourse in sorry state

Thomas Lucente: Political discourse in sorry state

Between Aug. 21, 1858, and Oct. 15, 1858, U.S. Sen. Stephen A. Douglas, D-Ill., met Republican challenger Abraham Lincoln in a series of seven debates...

March 20th, 2016 |