Columns by Cal Thomas

Commencement Hot Air

Obama’s hot-air commencement address

By Cal Thomas

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I didn’t attend my commencement ceremony at American University in Washington, D.C. I chose instead to receive my degree in the mail. I didn’t want to listen to a boring speaker, likely unaffiliated with the school or anyone in it, drone on in Washington’s notorious summer heat.

Who Are You Calling A Journalist?

Who is a journalist?

By Cal Thomas

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My first job in journalism was as a copyboy at the NBC News Bureau in Washington, D.C. In my early 20s, I asked Bill Corrigan, the newsroom manager, “What must I do to get on the air?” He replied, “Get a college degree and a minimum of five years writing experience with a newspaper or wire service.”

Ramadi Dead In Vain?

Was sacrifice of Ramadi dead in vain?

By Cal Thomas

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“…that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain…” — Abraham Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address

Baltimore and "Racist" Police

Baltimore’s problems not rooted in racist police

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Rule Britannia Conservatives!

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For release: 05/12/15

 

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The British elections

By Cal Thomas

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ISIS Among Us

The terrorists among us

By Cal Thomas

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The Obama administration says it is still trying to determine whether ISIS was behind the attack in Garland, Texas, in which two terrorists were shot dead after trying to kill people attending a “draw the Prophet Muhammad” contest. ISIS is not only claiming responsibility, but promising new attacks.

British Elections

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For release: 05/05/15

 

 

Unruly Britannia

By Cal Thomas

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LONDON — They called it “Question Time,” borrowing the term from the prime minister’s weekly appearance in the House of Commons, but this was surprisingly and refreshingly different.

Marriage and the Court

Until the court do us part?

By Cal Thomas

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In 2-1/2 hours of oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday, Justice Anthony Kennedy asked the right question: whether it is appropriate for the Court to discard a definition of marriage that “has been with us for millennia,” adding, “it’s very difficult for the court to say, ‘Oh, well, we know better.’ ”

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