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CAL THOMAS

Cal Thomas writes a column distributed by Tribune Media Services.

Articles by CAL THOMAS

Commentary: D-Day is dumb day for too many Commentary: D-Day is dumb day for too many
11 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Given the numerous studies revealing how American education lags behind instruction in other countries in disciplines once thought to be essential, it should come as no surprise that on the 70th anniversary of D-Day, a lot of people are clueless about central elements of the Allied invasion ... [Read More]
Commentary: Negotiating with terrorists Commentary: Negotiating with terrorists
11 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Euphoria over the Taliban’s release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was quickly tempered by media reports that Bergdahl had abandoned his post and that his father made comments opposing the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. [Read More]
Commentary: The tea party lives - in Europe Commentary: The tea party lives - in Europe
12 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
BELFAST, Northern Ireland — While tea party candidates underperformed against establishment Republican incumbents in recent U.S. primary elections, in Europe their conservative cousins have just scored some spectacular victories. [Read More]
Commentary: The West's culture of envy Commentary: The West's culture of envy
12 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
BELFAST, Northern Ireland — In the 1970s, while working as a low-paid cub reporter in Houston, Texas, I always looked forward to the annual Christmas catalogs from Neiman-Marcus and Sakowitz, a local luxury department store. [Read More]
Commentary: The VA, the NHS and choice Commentary: The VA, the NHS and choice
13 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
PORTSTEWART, Northern Ireland — President Obama Wednesday replayed a familiar scenario when dealing with scandal, in this case delays for treatment, deaths, alleged cover-ups and other acts of malfeasance reported. [Read More]
Commentary: Hillary Clinton's health matters Commentary: Hillary Clinton's health matters
13 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Karl Rove, the bete noir for Democrats (and some Republicans), has dared to raise questions about Hillary Clinton’s health. [Read More]
Commentary: Speech not so free on gay rights Commentary: Speech not so free on gay rights
14 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Once, Social Security was the “third rail” of politics. Touch it and face political death. Now it is homosexuality. Criticize anything gay people do and you risk ostracism, fines, suspension or loss of your livelihood. [Read More]
Commentary: First redistribute Vatican wealth Commentary: First redistribute Vatican wealth
14 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
I have great respect for the humility displayed by Pope Francis, but in his latest call for the “legitimate” redistribution of wealth, he has it backward. Instead of taking more money from those who have earned it, he should advocate for creating new wealth. [Read More]
Commentary: The 5-4 ruling on public prayer Commentary: The 5-4 ruling on public prayer
15 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Ever since the Supreme Court ruled organized prayer and Bible study in public schools unconstitutional in the early 1960s, conservative Christians have been trying to re-enter the secular arena. [Read More]
Commentary: Where did wasted money go? Commentary: Where did wasted money go?
15 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Most people, perhaps even the super-wealthy, who are usually accountable to auditors, want to know where their money goes. This is especially true when they detect money for which they can’t account. Not so with the federal government. [Read More]
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