Michael Lucinski

Column: Dissent is not by definition patriotic

Debates over policy and politics are driven and sustained by clich?s. Though I have no way to quantify this, I’ll bet the sum total of most Americans’ political knowledge is embodied by clich?s. “Keep your laws off my body.” “Leave no child behind.” “Building a bridge to the 21st Century.” “No taxation without representation.” Of […]

Column: The war on terrorism in my backyard

Twenty-five months, thousands dead, two violent wars, one simmering guerilla campaign, one roiling international manhunt and billions spent in time, toil and treasure. Despite all this, the reality of the war against al Qaeda and their degenerate allies only hit home Sunday morning at approximately 1 a.m. The New York Times published a rather large […]