Columns by Cal Thomas

A New Approach In Washington

Trying a different way

By Cal Thomas

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Some years ago a friend of mine wrote a book titled “The Seven Last Words of the Church, or, We’ve Never Tried It That Way Before.” It is about what he regarded as the entrenched bureaucracies in his denomination that are reluctant — even hostile — to change.

Ben Carson Confirmation Hearing

Ben Carson: Role model

By Cal Thomas

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Tarnished Gold

Not so Golden Globes

By Cal Thomas

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Meryl Streep has played many roles in her long career and holds the record for the most Academy Award nominations of any actor. Among her portrayals was British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. At the Golden Globe Awards Sunday night, Streep behaved as if she actually had been elected to high office, entitling her to mount a high horse.

Russian "Hacking"

Russian hacking and glass houses

By Cal Thomas

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Many top U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin directed a secret intelligence operation for the purpose of discrediting Hillary Clinton, thereby helping Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election.

Hillary Clinton has done more to discredit herself, going back to her time as first lady of Arkansas, than the Russians could ever do.

Carnage In Chicago

Chicago carnage: What can be done?

By Cal Thomas

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Chicago has come a long way from the idealized lyric “my kind of town, Chicago is,” which Frank Sinatra made famous.

Two-Faced

Kerry’s two-faced solution

By Cal Thomas

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In his recent speech excoriating Israel for refusing to commit suicide by allowing a sworn enemy to have a state adjoining the Jewish state, Secretary of State John Kerry claimed the U.S. government “did not draft or originate” the UN resolution critical of Israeli “settlements.”

Israel's "Friend" Is Not Obama-Kerry

Obama to Israel: Drop dead

By Cal Thomas

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A headline that would become famous appeared in the New York Daily News in October 1975 after then-President Gerald Ford denied federal assistance to spare the city from bankruptcy. It read: “Ford to City: Drop Dead.”

Christmas Terror In Berlin

More terror, more denial

By Cal Thomas

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