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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: 'Apology tour' comes full circle Commentary: 'Apology tour' comes full circle
5 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
At the beginning of his presidency, Barack Obama traveled to Cairo, Europe and the United Nations to “apologize” for past American actions and attitudes. [Read More]
Commentary: A liberal garland for Garland Commentary: A liberal garland for Garland
6 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Whenever I hear the words “centrist” or “moderate,” especially when they come from The New York Times and The Washington Post, the words “liberal” and “cover-up” immediately come to mind. [Read More]
Commentary: Iran's missiles and nuclear deal Commentary: Iran's missiles and nuclear deal
6 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
It seems like only yesterday — and in diplomatic terms it was — that the Obama administration and Democrats in Congress were assuring us the nuclear deal with Iran was something to celebrate, as one might laud the winning of a Nobel Peace Prize. [Read More]
Commentary: Nancy with the laughing face Commentary: Nancy with the laughing face
7 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Why does it take death to bring us together? Why not life? Watching Nancy Reagan’s funeral on television, the front-row tableau was a picture of unity, in form, if not in substance. [Read More]
Commentary: White poverty and me Commentary: White poverty and me
7 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
In his continuing effort to pit races and classes against each other, Democratic presidential candidate and socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., has said that if you are white, “you don’t know what it’s like to be poor.” [Read More]
Commentary: Razzle dazzling ourselves Commentary: Razzle dazzling ourselves
8 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Looking for someone — anyone — to blame for the rise of Donald Trump, a rise fueled by angry white males who feel left out and rejected by the elites and special interest groups that disparage their race, mock their faith and criticize their patriotism as xenophobia. [Read More]
Commentary: How to reform institutions Commentary: How to reform institutions
8 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
In the film “Girl, Interrupted,” the character played by Winona Ryder is watching TV in a psychiatric hospital. There is a news report about a demonstration and the narrator says: “We live in troubled times. The institutions we once trusted no longer seem reliable.” [Read More]
Commentary: Politics descends into sewer Commentary: Politics descends into sewer
9 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
I was going to write about how the Republican presidential campaign has become gutter politics, but given Donald Trump’s horrid statements, the gutter would be a step up, because things have descended into the sewer. [Read More]
Commentary: The Schumer-Biden test Commentary: The Schumer-Biden test
9 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Everyone knows the meaning of the word “hypocrite” and no one can claim absolute constancy when it comes to living a life consistent with one’s stated values. But in this election year, hypocrisy is on full display. [Read More]
Commentary: The 'itching ears' of Trump followers Commentary: The 'itching ears' of Trump followers
10 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Since religious language has again infected this unpredictable and turbulent political season, here is a verse that could describe the followers of Donald Trump. [Read More]
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