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Articles by CAL THOMAS

Commentary: Gorsuch and the ghost of Reid Commentary: Gorsuch and the ghost of Reid
12 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
12 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
13 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
13 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
14 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]
Commentary: Trump can make history Commentary: Trump can make history
14 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
President Trump presents his first budget to Congress today. It is, as The Washington Post points out, “historic,” because if adopted it would be the biggest contraction in the federal government since the end of World War II. [Read More]
Commentary: America's longest war Commentary: America's longest war
15 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to spend $1.4 billion of New York’s resources to solve the persistent problem of poverty in central Brooklyn. [Read More]
Commentary: Wiki-flood raises questions Commentary: Wiki-flood raises questions
15 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Most Americans, I suspect, have the attitude that if the government is spying on someone there is probably a good reason. [Read More]
Commentary: The Trump effect Commentary: The Trump effect
16 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Here are two scenarios. One: you are a retiree who in recent years has been concerned about the value of your stock portfolio. Suddenly, the value of your stocks and stock-based mutual funds surges, the Dow rising 1,000 points to record highs within weeks. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump reinvents himself Commentary: Trump reinvents himself
16 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
For Republicans who have been concerned that President Trump has not been specific about his policies and about where he wants to take the country, Tuesday night’s address to Congress and the nation was a welcome relief. [Read More]
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