Columns by Cal Thomas

The Nixon Resignation Plus 40

The Nixon resignation at 40

By Cal Thomas

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On the occasion of this week’s 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon’s resignation from the presidency, The Washington Post sponsored a reunion featuring Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the Watergate reporters who “brought down” the 37th president.

What Would Shakespeare Say?

People, not politicians improve world economies

By Cal Thomas

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STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, England — “Neither a borrower nor a lender be; for loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.” — “Hamlet,” Act I, Scene III

William Shakespeare is not known for his economic expertise, but the advice he gives through Polonius in “Hamlet” may be the best counsel ever offered for individuals and governments.

WWI at 100

WWI, the Not So Great War

By Cal Thomas

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NEWBURY, England — World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years.

The Giver

Lois Lowry’s ‘The Giver’ a portent of what might be?

By Cal Thomas

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With his approval numbers sinking to 39 percent a week ago, according to the Gallup tracking poll, President Obama isn’t alone in having a bad summer. So is Hollywood.

Perry's "Presidential" Move

Rick Perry’s bold border move

By Cal Thomas

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Gov. Rick Perry of Texas plans to order 1,000 National Guard troops to his state’s border with Mexico in an effort to stem the tide of immigrants illegally entering from Central America, dispersing around the country once they’ve made it into Texas.

Stop The Aid!

No more aid to the Palestinian Authority

By Cal Thomas

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The anti-Semitic “tradition” of blaming Jews for the world’s problems mostly took a temporary back seat in light of the indiscriminate rocket attacks on Israel by the terrorist group Hamas.

Are Blacks Turning Against Obama?

Are black voters turning against Obama?

By Cal Thomas

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It may be too soon to label it a trend and there is insufficient data to confirm it, but President Obama and his party may be losing their iron grip on their most loyal and enthusiastic voting bloc: African-Americans.

The Fault Lies With Hamas

Don’t fence me in

By Cal Thomas

Tribune Content Agency

At last, an Obama administration official has come out in favor of a fence. He promises it will bring security to people on both sides of the border.

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