Columns by Cal Thomas

Health Care and Duplications

Unhealthy acts

By Cal Thomas

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Is there anyone who can point to the “Affordable Care Act” (aka Obamacare) and credibly claim it is accomplishing the goals set for it seven years ago?

Insurers are pulling out of the exchanges, premiums and related costs are going up, not down, as supporters of the misnamed law claimed they would. Many people who like their doctors are not being allowed to keep their doctors.

A Sinking Feeling In PR

Sinking feeling in Puerto Rico

By Cal Thomas

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“Puerto Rico, my heart’s devotion. Let it sink back in the ocean.” — West Side Story

Rage and Responsibility

Why so much rage?

By Cal Thomas

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“Why do the heathen rage and the people imagine a vain thing?” (Psalm 2:1 KJV)

Second Coming of the Religious Left

The religious left’s Second Coming

By Cal Thomas

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The religious left feels left out. According to an article in The New York Times, liberal clergy feel excluded from the political arena and blame the religious right for occupying what they once believed was their exclusive territory. They are, according to the story’s headline, “seeking to break right’s grip on nation’s moral agenda.”

It Sees We've Heard This "Song" Before

Terrorism’s ‘Groundhog Day’ scenario

By Cal Thomas

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The terrorism scenario is always the same. Events repeat themselves, like in the film “Groundhog Day.”

First the video of screaming innocents, as in Manchester, England, where an Islamist detonated a suicide bomb at an Ariana Grande concert, killing at least 22 people, many of them children, and wounding dozens of others.

London Falling Down

If it walks like a terrorist

By Cal Thomas

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In television it’s called a “loop,” the replaying of the same scene over and over and over again.

Going NUTS Over Paris

Hysteria over Paris pullout

By Cal Thomas

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For sheer hilarity and hyperbole it’s hard to beat a recent headline on a Washington Post editorial opposing President Trump’s decision to remove the U.S. from the nonbinding and unenforceable Paris climate agreement.

“Trump turns his back on the world,” it screamed.

Trump-Merkel

What price separation from Europe?

By Cal Thomas

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has had enough of President Trump. Speaking last Sunday in a Munich beer hall, Merkel suggested that Europe may no longer be able to rely on the United States as a faithful ally and that the continent “really must take our fate into our own hands.”

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