Columns by Cal Thomas

1920 and Mass Media

Another signpost on the road to destruction

By Cal Thomas

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When future historians analyze the decline of America they need look no further than the trivialities increasingly occupying our time and concerns instead of substantive matters seriously threatening our existence.

Who Knows, Who Care?

Flunking civics should no longer be an option

By Cal Thomas

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“Don’t know much about history” — Sam Cooke

It’s an old joke, but one that is a commentary on our times. A pollster asks: “What do you think about the level of ignorance and apathy in the country?” The person replies: “I don’t know and I don’t care.”

Nothing "New" About Hillary

The ‘new’ Hillary Clinton

By Cal Thomas

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In the video announcing her presidential candidacy, Hillary Clinton says the economic deck “is still stacked in favor of those at the top.”

She should know because she has gobbled up a lot of cash for speaking fees and the Clinton Foundation.

A Woman President? Try This One!

Carly Fiorina, a woman of accomplishment

By Cal Thomas

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When people speak of “the first woman president” they usually mean Hillary Clinton, who is expected to announce her candidacy soon.

Hear No Evil, See No Evil And...EVIL

The Iran framework: Devilish details to follow

By Cal Thomas

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Too bad the “framework” of a nuclear weapons deal with Iran didn’t come four days earlier on April Fools’ Day. It would have been more appropriate.

Indiana: The Latest Target Of Secular Progressives

Indiana and the culture wars

By Cal Thomas

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If I visit a kosher restaurant and order a pork chop, am I being discriminated against when the waiter says they don’t serve pork?

If an establishment requires that men wear jackets and women dress in what that establishment defines as an “appropriate way,” does that constitute discrimination?

When I visit the Vatican, the Swiss Guards won’t let me in if I’m wearing shorts. They offer a cover-up. It is the same for women, if they bare too much flesh. Is that discrimination?

The Sound Of What?

How do you solve a problem like the Clintons?

By Cal Thomas

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NEW YORK — This being the 50th anniversary of the film “The Sound of Music,” please permit me a poor adaption of a few of its song lyrics, which fit in nicely with our current political climate.

How do you solve a problem like the Clintons? Their incessant vacuuming of cash and skirting (no pun intended) of laws and regulations would place lesser mortals in danger of prison, yet the Clintons’ walk free, their money-making careers booming.

A Better 2016 Agenda

A better 2016 agenda

By Cal Thomas

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“In your heart you know he’s right,” was Barry Goldwater’s presidential campaign slogan in 1964.

The critics of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who announced Monday he is running for president, are effectively saying of him: “In your head you know he’s nuts.”

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