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Cal Thomas writes a column distributed by Tribune Media Services. Email him at

Articles by CAL THOMAS

Commentary: Maryland must rethink legislation Commentary: Maryland must rethink legislation
3 days ago - - CAL THOMAS
A rough translation of Maryland’s state motto is “Strong Deeds, Gentle Words.” [Read More]
Commentary: Purity and politics Commentary: Purity and politics
1 week ago - - CAL THOMAS
Readers of a certain age may recall ads for Ivory Soap, which claimed to be 99 and 44/100ths percent pure. If the soap could have reached 100 percent purity, the company would likely have made the claim. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump can make history Commentary: Trump can make history
2 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
President Trump presents his first budget to Congress today. It is, as The Washington Post points out, “historic,” because if adopted it would be the biggest contraction in the federal government since the end of World War II. [Read More]
Commentary: America's longest war Commentary: America's longest war
2 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to spend $1.4 billion of New York’s resources to solve the persistent problem of poverty in central Brooklyn. [Read More]
Commentary: Wiki-flood raises questions Commentary: Wiki-flood raises questions
2 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Most Americans, I suspect, have the attitude that if the government is spying on someone there is probably a good reason. [Read More]
Commentary: The Trump effect Commentary: The Trump effect
3 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Here are two scenarios. One: you are a retiree who in recent years has been concerned about the value of your stock portfolio. Suddenly, the value of your stocks and stock-based mutual funds surges, the Dow rising 1,000 points to record highs within weeks. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump reinvents himself Commentary: Trump reinvents himself
3 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
For Republicans who have been concerned that President Trump has not been specific about his policies and about where he wants to take the country, Tuesday night’s address to Congress and the nation was a welcome relief. [Read More]
Commentary: Improving relations with press Commentary: Improving relations with press
4 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Before becoming a newspaper columnist I was a broadcast news reporter for local TV stations and occasionally appeared on the NBC radio and television networks. I have some experience at being on the receiving end of hostilities directed at the media. [Read More]
Commentary: Where'd conservative optimism go? Commentary: Where'd conservative optimism go?
4 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
I had never heard of Milo Yiannopoulos until recently, perhaps because I don’t visit some of the websites where his musings are published. [Read More]
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