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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: The police vs. the PC police Commentary: The police vs. the PC police
18 hours ago - - CAL THOMAS
As is almost always the case, signs of trouble preceded the latest shooting in Paris, which left one police officer dead and wounded two bystanders before police killed the gunman, later identified as French national Karim Cheurfi, a known criminal with a long, violent record. [Read More]
Commentary: Reform the tax code now Commentary: Reform the tax code now
6 days ago - - CAL THOMAS
Thanks to the beneficence of the federal government (and the calendar), we Americans have until midnight tonight to file our income taxes. It’s too bad filing taxes wasn’t an easier process. [Read More]
Commentary: Executing guilty, innocent in Arkansas Commentary: Executing guilty, innocent in Arkansas
2 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Nearly three dozen men sit on death row in Arkansas, where capital punishment has been suspended since 2005. Unless clemency is granted, seven of them — an eighth man was granted a temporary reprieve — will be given lethal injections all within a 10-day period, between April 17 and 27. [Read More]
Commentary: The Middle East's siren call Commentary: The Middle East's siren call
2 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
In Greek mythology, sirens were beautiful creatures that lured sailors to their doom with their hypnotic voices. [Read More]
Commentary: The Pence-Graham rule Commentary: The Pence-Graham rule
3 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Millennials and others of a certain age have not lived in a time when fidelity was universally valued and mostly supported by culture — though sometimes hypocritically — and its opposite was roundly condemned. [Read More]
Commentary: Gorsuch and the ghost of Reid Commentary: Gorsuch and the ghost of Reid
3 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
What goes around comes around is one of life’s undeniable truisms and never more than in the politics of Washington, D.C. (the “D.C.” increasingly standing for dysfunctional city). [Read More]
Commentary: The congressman and the counselor Commentary: The congressman and the counselor
4 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Tony Hall served in Congress for nearly 24 years, representing Ohio’s 3rd District. The Democrat left in 2002 to serve as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture, appointed by President George W. Bush. [Read More]
Commentary: Personality and policy Commentary: Personality and policy
4 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
In the aftermath of the debacle over the Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, President Trump can learn a valuable lesson that will serve him well in the next battle over tax reform and other issues. [Read More]
Commentary: Maryland must rethink legislation Commentary: Maryland must rethink legislation
5 weeks 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
5 weeks 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]
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