Columns by Cal Thomas

Spreading Blame Around

Obama spreads the blame around for ISIS rise

By Cal Thomas

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“No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that they are wiser today than they were yesterday.” — Alexander Pope

President Obama is known for wanting to “spread the wealth around,” but he has now gone a step further. He is spreading blame around for his failure to notice the rapid rise of ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Campus Rape: A Solution

Combating campus sexual assaults

By Cal Thomas

Mercenaries?

Use mercenaries to fight ISIS?

By Cal Thomas

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On his Fox News show Monday night, Bill O’Reilly suggested using mercenaries to fight the Islamic State (ISIS) instead of U.S. ground forces, which President Obama has repeatedly vowed not to deploy.

Jack Ma and Alibaba

What Jack Ma can re-teach America

By Cal Thomas

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In the fairy tale “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves,” Ali Baba, a poor woodcutter, is in the forest when he hears a group of robbers approaching on horseback. Afraid, he climbs a tree and hears one of the men say, “open sesame.” A door opens in a rock and the men go in, the door shutting behind them when another says, “close sesame.”

Why Do We Hate Us?

Why do Americans hate America?

By Cal Thomas

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Hillary and the Iowa Steak Fry

Hillary’s “steak” is not well done

By Cal Thomas

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Prior to his annual steak fry, retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) said this about Hillary Clinton to Dan Balz of The Washington Post: “…she is much more progressive in her thoughts and her inclination than most people may think.”

Ray Rice Is Sacked

The sacking of Ray Rice

By Cal Thomas

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The “indefinite suspension” of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for knocking out his then-fiancée, now wife, in an elevator at an Atlantic City casino has again provoked debate about domestic violence and what the National Football League tolerates when it affects a star player.

The McDonnells' Conviction

The McDonnell verdict

By Cal Thomas

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The soap opera that played out in Richmond these last weeks and ended with the convictions of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, on multiple counts of fraud and conspiracy charges is a tragedy for them, their children and the voters of Virginia.

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