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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: Sheriff Clarke speaks truth Commentary: Sheriff Clarke speaks truth
27 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Growing up, I watched a lot of Westerns. In addition to the cowboy hero, the town sheriff was almost always a model of integrity. He stood for law and order against bank robbers, cattle rustlers and horse thieves all trying to disrupt the peace. [Read More]
Commentary: What the past can teach us Commentary: What the past can teach us
27 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
While we shouldn’t live in the past, we can certainly learn from it. We are not the first humans to walk the Earth and yet too many, especially the young, suffer from the conceit that history is just a boring subject in school. [Read More]
Commentary: Hillary banks on failed policies Commentary: Hillary banks on failed policies
28 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Reacting to Donald Trump’s speech Monday to the Detroit Economic Club, Hillary Clinton said her Republican opponent tried to “make his old, tired ideas sound new” — as opposed to her old, tired ideas of higher taxes on the wealthy with government as redistributor. [Read More]
Commentary: Ransom by another name Commentary: Ransom by another name
28 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
You’ve probably heard the very old riddle: When is a door not a door? When it’s ajar. [Read More]
Commentary: The third coming of Ben-Hur Commentary: The third coming of Ben-Hur
29 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Since Mel Gibson’s 2004 blockbuster “The Passion of the Christ” grossed more than $600 million worldwide, Hollywood has slowly begun to look at faith-based movies as a way to fatten their bottom lines and reach a demographic they have mostly ignored for decades. [Read More]
Commentary: Hillary's recycled speech Commentary: Hillary's recycled speech
29 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Environmentalists should be pleased with Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night, because it was largely recycled talking points we have heard for decades. [Read More]
Commentary: Emails leak out the DNC Commentary: Emails leak out the DNC
30 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Thanks to WikiLeaks, which has released nearly 20,000 emails hacked from the Democratic National Committee, we have proof the party that styles itself as inclusive, diverse and tolerant isn’t. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump's acceptance speech Commentary: Trump's acceptance speech
30 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention was too long — 75 minutes — and too loud. Modulation is the key to good public speaking. One’s voice should rise and fall like the tide, which allows really important points to be made whether the volume is low or high. [Read More]
Commentary: The principle of cause and effect Commentary: The principle of cause and effect
31 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
In 1926, speaking about the Declaration of Independence on its 150th anniversary, President Calvin Coolidge noted the unique philosophy behind the creation of the United States: “We cannot continue to enjoy the result, if we neglect and abandon the cause.” [Read More]
Commentary: Pence is salt to Trump's pepper Commentary: Pence is salt to Trump's pepper
31 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
The announcement by Donald Trump of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate had not yet been made official last Thursday, but that didn’t stop the hard left from hauling out its familiar and overused rhetoric. [Read More]
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