The GOP’s fear factor By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency When President Franklin D. Roosevelt famously said, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself,” he could not have foreseen today’s Republican Party. A bill authored by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) that would require the federal government to balance the budget each year…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY MAY 24, 2018          PROFESSOR BERNARD LEWIS, WHO DIED LAST WEEK, WAS AN EXPERT ON ISLAM AND ITS GOALS.          IN A 1976 ARTICLE IN COMMENTARY MAGAZINE, LEWIS WROTE THIS: “…Islam from its inception is a religion of power, and in the Muslim worldview it is right and proper that power should…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY MAY 21,2018          PERHAPS YOU’VE HEARD THAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS ONCE AGAIN TAKEN IN A RECORD AMOUNT OF MONEY LAST MONTH. IT’S BEEN THAT WAY FOR SEVERAL MONTHS. THE MONEY, OF COURSE, COMES FROM INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYERS, CORPORATIONS, FEES, HIDDEN TAXES, ETC. IN OTHER WORDS IT COMES FROM US.          PRESIDENT TRUMP…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018          IT’S COMMENCEMENT SEASON AT AMERICAN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES AND YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS, DON’T YOU?          IT MEANS LIBERAL COMMENCEMENT SPEAKERS. AND WHY NOT? THEY ARE THE PERFECT CAPSTONE TO FOUR OR MORE YEARS OF POLITICALLY CORRECT, LIBERAL INSTRUCTION.          AT MY ALMA MATER, AMERICAN UNIVERSITY…

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The coarsening of political language By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency CANBERRA, Australia — Here in Australia, “Question Time” has long been one of my favorite exercises of parliamentary democracy. The prime minister and government ministers appear before other elected members in support of their policies, while the opposition asks pointed and sometimes funny questions…

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The bitterness tour By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency MELBOURNE, Australia — When you hear “world tour” you usually think of superstars performing concerts in various cities for adoring fans. Not so with the presidentially deprived, entitlement-driven Hillary Clinton. Last week, Hillary Clinton came to Melbourne, Australia’s second largest city, and to Sydney, its largest,…

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The coarsening of political language By Cal ThomasTribune Content Agency CANBERRA, Australia — Here in Australia, “Question Time” has long been one of my favorite exercises of parliamentary democracy. The prime minister and government ministers appear before other elected members in support of their policies, while the opposition asks pointed and sometimes funny questions in…

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The bitterness tour By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency MELBOURNE, Australia — When you hear “world tour” you usually think of superstars performing concerts in various cities for adoring fans. Not so with the presidentially deprived, entitlement-driven Hillary Clinton. Last week, Hillary Clinton came to Melbourne, Australia’s second largest city, and to Sydney, its largest,…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY MAY 15, 2018 THE SUPREME COURT HAS OPENED THE DOOR TO LEGAL SPORTS BETTING ACROSS THE COUNTRY BY INVALIDATING FEDERAL PROHIBITIONS ON UCH WAGERS. THE RULING WAS 6-3 WITH CONSERVATIVE JUSTICE SAMUEL ALITO WRITING THE MAJORITY OPINION. THE RULING STRUCK DOWN THE 1992 PROFESSIONAL AND AMATEUR SPORTS PROTECTION ACT. THAT WAS A…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY MAY 15, 2018          THE NEW AMERICAN EMBASSY IS OPENING IN JERUSALEM THIS WEEK. IT COINCIDES WITH THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF THE MODERN ISRAELI STATE, THE ONLY TRUE DEMOCRACY IN THE MIDDLE EAST. THAT SHOULD ALWAYS BE KEPT IN MIND WHEN DEALING WITH ISRAEL’S NEIGHBORS.          AS EXPECTED, CLASHES BETWEEN…

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