Columns by Cal Thomas

Two Kingdoms

God and politics (continued)

By Cal Thomas

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LOUISVILLE — Religion and politics are again at the forefront of this year’s presidential race. Yet, in this campaign, self-described evangelicals don’t seem as concerned as they once were about a candidate’s personal faith. Otherwise, more of them might support the openly Christian candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, rather than Donald Trump, whose familiarity with the Bible, not to mention the lifestyle it recommends, places him among biblical illiterates.

Felons For Democrats

The felon vote

By Cal Thomas

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Thanks to Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-Va.) 200,000 convicted felons in the state of Virginia may now register to vote.

Dublin's Economic Comeback

The Celtic tiger lives

By Cal Thomas

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DUBLIN — They called it the Celtic Tiger, a period of prosperity between 1995 and 2008, during which everything in Ireland appeared to come up shamrocks.

The Saudis and 9/11

The Saudis practice mafia tactics

By Cal Thomas

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The Mafia, in its heyday, ran lucrative protection rackets. Pay them and your business would be kept safe from “unforeseen” threats. Don’t pay them and your business might go up in smoke with you inside.

Today, things are more sophisticated.

Life After Economic "Death" In Ireland

The Celtic tiger lives

By Cal Thomas

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DUBLIN — They called it the Celtic Tiger, a period of prosperity between 1995 and 2008, during which everything in Ireland appeared to come up shamrocks.

The Saudis and 9/11

The Saudis practice mafia tactics

By Cal Thomas

Tribune Content Agency

The Mafia, in its heyday, ran lucrative protection rackets. Pay them and your business would be kept safe from “unforeseen” threats. Don’t pay them and your business might go up in smoke with you inside.

Today, things are more sophisticated.

Where Have The Jihadists Gone?

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Where are they now?

By Cal Thomas

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Your Tax Dollars (Not) At Work

Congress still wasting taxpayers’ money

By Cal Thomas

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As the tax deadline approaches it’s once again time to consider how the federal government wastes our money.

Remember the spending caps that were supposed to keep Congress from overspending? Gone with the wind.

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