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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: Who is a journalist? Commentary: Who is a journalist?
6 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
My first job in journalism was as a copyboy at the NBC News Bureau in Washington, D.C. In my early 20s, I asked Bill Corrigan, the newsroom manager, “What must I do to get on the air?” [Read More]
Commentary: Problems not rooted in police Commentary: Problems not rooted in police
6 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Attorney General Loretta Lynch has announced a Justice Department investigation to determine whether the Baltimore Police Department’s practices are unconstitutional and violate civil rights; in short, whether or not the police force there is racist. [Read More]
Commentary: Britain's 'miraculous' elections Commentary: Britain's 'miraculous' elections
7 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
BELFAST, Northern Ireland — “Shocked,” “surprised,” “stunned” were some of the words used by broadcasters, columnists, political “experts” and pollsters when a Conservative Party victory was forecast by exit polls on election night. [Read More]
Commentary: The terrorists among us Commentary: The terrorists among us
8 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
The Obama administration says it is still trying to determine whether ISIS was behind the attack in Garland, Texas, in which two terrorists were shot dead after trying to kill people attending a “draw the Prophet Muhammad” contest. [Read More]
Commentary: A lesson from unruly Britannia Commentary: A lesson from unruly Britannia
8 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
LONDON — They called it “Question Time,” borrowing the term from the prime minister’s weekly appearance in the House of Commons, but this was surprisingly and refreshingly different. [Read More]
Commentary: Until the court do us part? Commentary: Until the court do us part?
9 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
In 2½ hours of oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday, Justice Anthony Kennedy asked the right question: whether it is appropriate for the Court to discard a definition of marriage that “has been with us for millennia.” [Read More]
Commentary: Signpost on road to destruction Commentary: Signpost on road to destruction
9 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
When future historians analyze the decline of America they need look no further than the trivialities increasingly occupying our time and concerns instead of substantive matters seriously threatening our existence. [Read More]
Commentary: Was sacrifice in Ramadi in vain? Commentary: Was sacrifice in Ramadi in vain?
10 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
While the U.S. military in recent years has had a difficult time winning wars, it has had an easier time surrendering to political correctness and social experimentation. [Read More]
Commentary: Flunking civics not an option Commentary: Flunking civics not an option
10 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
It’s an old joke, but one that is a commentary on our times. A pollster asks: “What do you think about the level of ignorance and apathy in the country?” The person replies: “I don’t know and I don’t care.” [Read More]
Commentary: 'Little Boy' a modern classic Commentary: 'Little Boy' a modern classic
11 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
There are classic films, like the ones on TCM and AMC, and there are modern films. There are few modern classics. “Little Boy,” in theaters April 24, could be a modern classic. [Read More]
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