Columns by Cal Thomas

Dropping Sanctions Against Cuba

Cuba libre!

By Cal Thomas

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Is it possible to hold two seemingly contradictory thoughts about the president’s decision to partially end the half-century embargo against Cuba? Can one agree with conservative critics, from Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), to Rush Limbaugh about how the Castro brothers are, apparently, getting everything they want and how the U.S. gets nothing but promises from a repressive regime that lies — and still back the president’s decision?

I will try.

Is This War Or A Miss Congeniality Contest?

The rules of war need updating

By Cal Thomas

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Pence for President?

Gov. Mike Pence: National government is not the nation

By Cal Thomas

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INDIANAPOLIS — If success at the state level were enough to recommend someone for president of the United States, Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana would be among the frontrunners for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.

The CIA Report: Why Now?

Why release a report on the CIA in wartime?

By Cal Thomas

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What good purpose is served by releasing a report on CIA enhanced interrogation techniques while we are still at war with an enemy whose techniques include beheading Americans?

Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and her Democratic colleagues say that the CIA lied about their tactics and exceeded their authority while seeking to obtain information from suspected terrorists.

(Paul) Ryan's Hope

Rep. Paul Ryan’s hope for a Congress that works

By Cal Thomas

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Like two predatory animals circling each other, Republicans and Democrats are trying to sort out the meaning of last month’s election and plan strategies for the remaining days of the current Congress and the new one in which Republicans will hold majorities in both houses.

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), soon to be chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, spoke with me about the election and his party’s strategy going forward.

RESTITUTION NOT RETRIBUTION

Response to Ferguson rioters: Restitution and shaming

By Cal Thomas

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Put Americans First

Obama’s immigration policy: How about putting Americans first?

By Cal Thomas

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Murder In Jerusalem

Teaching hate

By Cal Thomas

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“You’ve got to be taught to hate...” (Oscar Hammerstein, “South Pacific”)

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