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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: Churchill - a man for all times Commentary: Churchill - a man for all times
5 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
LONDON — It is an old debating point: Do the times make the man, or does the man make the times? In the case of Winston Churchill, whose death 50 years ago Saturday the British are remembering with more than nostalgia, it is both. [Read More]
Commentary: Why the fuss over George Clooney? Commentary: Why the fuss over George Clooney?
6 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Social media are agog over George Clooney’s tribute to his wife, Amal, at last weekend’s Golden Globe Awards in Hollywood. Women, especially, are swooning in their tweets and Facebook postings. [Read More]
Commentary: Is Paris burning? Commentary: Is Paris burning?
7 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
The late Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times, Paul Conrad, frequently used religious symbols to illustrate his point of view. Conrad drew the ire of some readers whenever he used the Star of David or a cross in his drawings. [Read More]
Commentary: Clinton and the company he keeps Commentary: Clinton and the company he keeps
7 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
It is from an Aesop fable we get the phrase, “A man is known by the company he keeps.” [Read More]
Commentary: Studying ISIS and ourselves Commentary: Studying ISIS and ourselves
8 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
The commander of American Special Operations in the Middle East, Major Gen. Michael K. Nagata, is reported to be seeking help in learning why the Islamic State is so dangerous. If he doesn’t know, what does that say about the prospect for victory over these radical terrorists. [Read More]
Commentary: America interrupted Commentary: America interrupted
8 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
In the film “Girl Interrupted,” Winona Ryder plays an 18-year-old who enters a mental institution for what is diagnosed as borderline personality disorder. The year is 1967 and the country is in turmoil over Vietnam and civil rights. [Read More]
Commentary: What if it's true? Commentary: What if it's true?
10 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Suppose what some call the “Christmas story” is true — all of it, from the angels, to the shepherds, to the virgin birth, to God taking on human flesh. [Read More]
Commentary: The rules of war need updating Commentary: The rules of war need updating
10 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
The attack on a cafe in Sydney by a self-described Islamic cleric with a long police record left two hostages dead, along with the cleric, one Man Haron Monis. He was an Iranian refugee who enjoyed the hospitality and protection of the Australian government. [Read More]
Commentary: Government is not the nation, Pence says Commentary: Government is not the nation, Pence says
11 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
INDIANAPOLIS — If success at the state level were enough to recommend someone for president of the United States, Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana would be among the frontrunners for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination. [Read More]
Commentary: Why a CIA report in wartime? Commentary: Why a CIA report in wartime?
11 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
What good purpose is served by releasing a report on CIA enhanced interrogation techniques while we are still at war with an enemy whose techniques include beheading Americans? [Read More]
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