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Cal Thomas writes a column distributed by Tribune Media Services.

Articles by CAL THOMAS

Commentary: Cuomo to conservatives, 'Leave!' Commentary: Cuomo to conservatives, 'Leave!'
26 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Everyone “knows” it is conservatives who are mean-spirited, intolerant, censors of speech with which they don’t agree, anti-gay, anti-black and anti just about everything else, right? We know this because the left keeps telling us so. [Read More]
Commentary: The shame of Benghazi Commentary: The shame of Benghazi
26 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
When anything bipartisan comes out of a polarized Washington, one should be grateful. That’s why a Senate Intelligence Committee report on the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks in Benghazi, Libya, that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans represents progress of sorts. [Read More]
Commentary: The NHS - dogma vs. experience Commentary: The NHS - dogma vs. experience
27 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
BELFAST, Northern Ireland — While the Obama administration offers life support to its Affordable Care Act, in the U.K. a growing number of people are asking whether it’s time to pull the plug on the National Health Service (NHS), which is in critical condition. [Read More]
Commentary: A bridge scandal too far Commentary: A bridge scandal too far
28 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
A multiple choice question: Select the scandal(s) that affects the most people and has long-term implications for the country in a time of war, a country with a struggling economy that last month produced the weakest job growth in decades. [Read More]
Commentary: Bye, bye, Phil Everly Commentary: Bye, bye, Phil Everly
28 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
One mark of a good song is that it makes Billboard’s top 10 list. An even greater indicator is its staying power; whether it is remembered decades after it was a hit. Perhaps the highest accolade is whether the artist influences other musicians. [Read More]
Commentary: Ideology vs. reality Commentary: Ideology vs. reality
29 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
French President Francois Hollande has been confronted by the glaring light of reality — sort of. [Read More]
Commentary: The war on poverty at 50 Commentary: The war on poverty at 50
29 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
In his State of the Union address on Jan. 8, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson declared a “war on poverty.” Today, with roughly the same number of people below the poverty level as in 1964 and with many addicted to government “benefits,” robbing them of a work ethic, ... [Read More]
Commentary: A 'Duck Dynasty' checklist Commentary: A 'Duck Dynasty' checklist
30 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
The outrage industry was in high dudgeon just before Christmas over remarks “Duck Dynasty” family patriarch, Phil Robertson, made to GQ magazine about homosexuality. Outrage is the primary ingredient for political fundraising and political power. One must always have an enemy. [Read More]
Commentary: A gift that will keep on giving Commentary: A gift that will keep on giving
31 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Each year during the period of conspicuous consumption known as Christmas shopping, I try to think of a gift that will not be returned, exchanged or forgotten before next Christmas. [Read More]
Commentary: Big Brother 2013 Commentary: Big Brother 2013
31 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
In his classic novel “1984,” George Orwell warned about the evils of a totalitarian state dominated by a single ruling party with total power over its inhabitants. Oceania, his fictional superstate, is under complete surveillance by the authorities. The character known as “Big Brother” remin [Read More]
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