Thomas Lucente: Health care collapsing under weight of our own ignorance

Thomas Lucente: Health care collapsing under weight of our own ignorance

With the renewed debate on health care it is necessary to repeat what should be the obvious: You don’t have a right to free health care. Period....

May 14th, 2017 |  


Thomas Lucente: Trump’s tax plan nothing but hype

Thomas Lucente: Trump’s tax plan nothing but hype

Once again, President Donald Trump disappoints. This time with his tax “plan.”Well, you can’t really call it a plan, as it was just ...

April 30th, 2017 updated: April 30th, 2017. |  


Thomas Lucente: The American culture of death

Thomas Lucente: The American culture of death

What a sick society it is in which we live.While listening to National Public Radio’s “Snap Judgment” on April 2, there was a segmen...

April 9th, 2017 updated: April 9th, 2017. |  


Thomas Lucente: Climate change preaching decays media credibility

Thomas Lucente: Climate change preaching decays media credibility

There are many reasons for the sorry state of today’s media universe. They include basic incompetence, poor management, obvious political bias, ...

April 2nd, 2017 updated: April 2nd, 2017. |  


Thomas Lucente: Let the market fix health care

Thomas Lucente: Let the market fix health care

I hope civics teachers across the nation are taking advantage of the learning opportunity the Republican and Democratic parties are handing them in th...

March 19th, 2017 updated: March 19th, 2017. |  


GET THIS: Quacks on the tracks: NYPD rescues duck from subway line

GET THIS: Quacks on the tracks: NYPD rescues duck from subway line

NEW YORK (AP) — It wasn’t an ordinary police call for someone trying to duck a subway fare.New York City officers found themselves chasing...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Thomas Lucente: Trump’s lies are crossing the line

Thomas Lucente: Trump’s lies are crossing the line

Someone should probably sit down and have a talk with President Donald Trump. The focus should be trying to explain to him that the president of the U...

March 12th, 2017 updated: March 12th, 2017. |  


Book explores trends through fate of Ohio glass manufacturer

Book explores trends through fate of Ohio glass manufacturer

COLUMBUS (AP) — A book that examines the history of a longtime glass manufacturing company and the corresponding changes of an American city is ...

March 11th, 2017 |  


Thomas Lucente: C-SPAN’s ranking of presidents fails again

Thomas Lucente: C-SPAN’s ranking of presidents fails again

Here we go again.For the third time C-SPAN has decided to publish a ludicrous ranking of U.S. presidents and I am forced to donate my weekly 700 words...

March 5th, 2017 updated: March 5th, 2017. |  


Thomas Lucente: Trump’s ill-considered war on media

Thomas Lucente: Trump’s ill-considered war on media

“Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper.”Another ill-considered tweet by our petulant president?Hardly.That it is a comp...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |