Columns by Cal Thomas

Man Oh Man!

Abolishing ‘man’ at Princeton

By Cal Thomas

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“He created them male and female and blessed them. And he named them “Mankind” when they were created. (Genesis 5:2 NIV)

Poor God. He, or maybe I should say, “It,” was so behind the times. If the deity had only gone to Princeton University and had its consciousness raised…

IDs and Voter Fraud

To ID or not to ID?

By Cal Thomas

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Every election cycle we must endure challenges and allegations about fraud (conservatives) and discrimination (liberals) when it comes to voter ID laws. This year is no different.

Sheriff Clarke of Milwaukee

Sheriff David Clarke speaks truth

By Cal Thomas

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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.

(Not) Learning From The Past

What the past can teach us

By Cal Thomas

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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.

RANSOM IS RANSOM

Ransom by another name

By Cal Thomas

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You’ve probably heard the very old riddle: When is a door not a door? When it’s ajar.

An updated version might go like this: When is a ransom not a ransom? When the Obama administration says it isn’t.

Old Ideas Work

Those ‘old, tired ideas’

By Cal Thomas

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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.

Let’s consider some important quotes from the economic club speech.

Ben-Hur III

The third coming of Ben-Hur

By Cal Thomas

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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. 

Hillary' Acceptance Speech

Hillary’s recycled speech

By Cal Thomas

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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.

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