Columns by Cal Thomas

Saudi Duplicity

Saudi Arabia’s duplicity

By Cal Thomas

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Trump's Riyadh Speech

Saudi Arabia’s duplicity

By Cal Thomas

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Roger Ailes

The genius of Roger Ailes

By Cal Thomas

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Roger Ailes was no genius, not in the league of Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein. The founding chairman of Fox News Channel, who died last week from complications after suffering a fall, understood and respected Middle America from whence he came.

Hack Attack Exposes More Flaws With Government Medicine

Big hack attack and the NHS

By Cal Thomas

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GLASGOW, Scotland — The ransomware cyberattack that wormed its way into at least 74 countries recently exposed new vulnerabilities in the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), as if it weren’t vulnerable enough.

Stop Insulting People!

Mr. President, please stop the insults

By Cal Thomas

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During an interview last June in his New York office, I asked Donald Trump about his use of language that many considered insulting and divisive. “Will there be a pivot for you from the primaries to the general election campaign?”

The candidate said “I agree” about the tone of the campaign and that he intended to pivot. “It’s starting very soon,” he promised.

We’re still waiting.

Meaningless Awards

Awards have lost their meaning

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Trump and Mideast Peace Prospects

Will we ever learn?

By Cal Thomas

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President Trump is about to score a religious trifecta, visiting Saudi Arabia, Israel and Rome, the “home” of three monotheistic religions. The president has said he wants to make the ultimate deal and achieve peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

Ex-Presidents Who Cash-In

Exploiting the presidency

By Cal Thomas

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The headline in the March 5, 1929 edition of the Chicago Tribune read, “Plain Citizen Coolidge Shuts Desk and Quietly Goes Home.” Calvin Coolidge would write a newspaper column from Northampton, Massachusetts, for which he presumably was paid a pittance, but other than that he refused to exploit his notoriety or accomplishments as president for money.

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