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CAL THOMAS

Cal Thomas writes a column distributed by Tribune Media Services. Email him at tcaeditors@tribune.com.

Articles by CAL THOMAS

Commentary: Detroit provides object lesson Commentary: Detroit provides object lesson
41 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes has ruled that Detroit may seek to protect itself from its creditors under Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy protection, thus making this once proud city the largest municipality in American history to go bust. [Read More]
Commentary: Black Friday -- Dark night rises Commentary: Black Friday -- Dark night rises
42 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
“Black Friday” was a metaphor beyond the merchants’ bottom line. Headlines on last Friday’s Drudge Report reflect a culture that is being trampled by the greed and me-only attitude of a growing number of us: [Read More]
Commentary: A personal JFK remembrance Commentary: A personal JFK remembrance
43 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
My parents voted for Richard Nixon in the 1960 presidential election. I had not yet developed a political worldview, but as a freshman at American University in Washington, D.C., I stayed up late to watch the election returns slowly trickle in before going to bed at 2 a.m. ... [Read More]
Commentary: Sen. Long's bold play Commentary: Sen. Long's bold play
44 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Fed up with Washington? Angry that elections don’t seem to matter when it comes time to solving problems? Disgusted by the polarization that puts politicians’ careers ahead of taxpayer interests? Frustrated because you don’t think anything can be done about it? [Read More]
Commentary: Kennedy, Huxley and Lewis Commentary: Kennedy, Huxley and Lewis
44 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Three famous men died on Nov. 22, 1963. The one getting the most attention, understandably, is John F. Kennedy. Less so the other two: Aldous Huxley, author of the futuristic novel “Brave New World,” and Clive Staples Lewis. [Read More]
Commentary: The coming betrayal of Israel Commentary: The coming betrayal of Israel
45 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
In Geneva, Switzerland, the United States and other major powers appeared close to a deal with Iran to curb its nuclear program in exchange for lifting some economic sanctions against the terrorist-sponsoring state. [Read More]
Commentary: Is Gov. Chris Christie the one?
45 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Last August before a closed meeting of Republican leaders in Boston, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey said, “We are not a debating society. We are a political operation that needs to win.” [Read More]
Commentary: Greece, N.Y., enters prayer debate Commentary: Greece, N.Y., enters prayer debate
46 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
The Supreme Court was to hear arguments today about prayers in public life, this latest deliberation revolving around a case from Greece, N.Y., and the recitation of prayers during town board meetings. The board used to begin each of its meetings with a moment of silence. [Read More]
Commentary: What will happen to Afghan women? Commentary: What will happen to Afghan women?
46 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
When the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan is completed next year what will happen to Afghan women? Will a resurgent Taliban return them to wearing burqas, withdraw them from schools and force them to live behind painted glass in their homes .... [Read More]
Commentary: Hey, GOP - Put on a happy face Commentary: Hey, GOP - Put on a happy face
47 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Hey GOP: Put on a happy face [Read More]
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