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Articles by CAL THOMAS

Commentary: Nancy with the laughing face Commentary: Nancy with the laughing face
10 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
11 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
11 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
12 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
12 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
13 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
13 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]
Commentary: Choosing Scalia's successor Commentary: Choosing Scalia's successor
14 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Few people in modern history have fulfilled their oath to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution” more than the late Justice Antonin Scalia. [Read More]
Commentary: Not the America I know Commentary: Not the America I know
14 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Envy is defined by as “a feeling of discontent or covetousness with regard to another’s advantages, success, possessions, etc.” That perfectly characterizes the entire political philosophy of the Democratic progressive left. [Read More]
Commentary: That 'controversial' Doritos ad Commentary: That 'controversial' Doritos ad
15 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
In a day when the most innocuous thing can quickly become political, a Doritos Super Bowl commercial has upset some people who want abortion to be an unrestricted right. [Read More]
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