Columns by Cal Thomas

Another British Invasion

Another British invasion

By Cal Thomas

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When music fans think of “the British Invasion” they are referring to ’60s bands like The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. Britain today, however, faces a different type of invasion.

Next Week's GOP Debate

Debates vs. debates

By Cal Thomas

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WARWICK, England — When it comes to debates the Oxford Union, which bills itself as the “world’s most prestigious debating society,” remains the gold standard. Begun in 1823, The Union, in modern times, has hosted debates that have included such luminaries as Ronald Reagan and the Dalai Lama. The Oxford Union debates produce useful information. The same cannot be said for U.S. presidential debates.

Boldly Going To A New Home

 

Earth to Kepler-452b

By Cal Thomas

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NASA has discovered the answer to all of our problems. It is another planet, a possible twin to Earth that could theoretically sustain life.

This revelation could be bigger than Columbus “discovering” America, or Lewis and Clark finding the Northwest Passage.

Baby Parts For Sale: Why Be Shocked?

Why selling baby parts should shock no one

By Cal Thomas

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BORING!

Defining Hillary Clinton

By Cal Thomas

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When I listen to Hillary Clinton speak, as she did Monday at The New School in New York, outlining her “economic policy” should she become president, my first reaction was not to her lack of substance and the predictability of her party line about taxing the rich more and “income inequality,” but to how boring she is.

I love definitions. They help focus the mind. But not everyone defines a word the same way.

No Hiding From The Law

There should be no sanctuary from the law

By Cal Thomas

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According to the Wall Street Journal, the last serious attempt to count the number of federal criminal laws appears to have been made in 1982 by a retired Justice Department official named Ronald Gainer. He failed, but the estimate then was “…50 titles and 23,000 pages of federal law.” Many more laws have been added since then.

Another Survey On Media Bias

They hate us, but who cares?

By Cal Thomas

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In her 1985 speech after receiving the Best Actress Oscar for her role in “Places in the Heart,” actress Sally Field famously gushed, “You like me; you really, really like me.”

The latest in a long history of surveys examining the public’s level of trust in the news media might paraphrase Field’s line this way: “You hate us; you really, really hate us, but we don’t care.”

Back To The "Original Cast" for Evangelicals

Evangelicals should return to core beliefs

By Cal Thomas

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In the matter of the “culture wars,” evangelical Christians are asking, “what do we do now?” The question is being raised in the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s decision striking down state laws reserving marriage for heterosexual couples.

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