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Stonewalling the Wall

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY FEBRUARY 1, 2019          THE HATRED AMONG MOST DEMOCRATS FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP IS SO STRONG I DOUBT THERE WILL BE AN AGREEMENT ON FUNDING FOR A BORDER WALL. YES, THE BIPARTISAN GROUP TASKED WITH ARRIVING AT A MUTUAL AGREEMENT IS MAKING THE RIGHT SOUNDS, BUT THE DEMOCRAT LEADERSHIP IN THE HOUSE AND SENATE…

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When Politicians Once Put Country First

What became of country before party? By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency One of the few advantages of changing addresses is that you sometimes discover long-forgotten items. In a recent move, I found an old recording that contained an interview of Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield(D-MT) by Paul Dukefor NBC’s “Today” show. The year was 1968. Richard…

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Infanticide 2019

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JANUARY 31, 2019          TWO THOUSAND YEARS AGO, SOME CULTURES PRACTICED CHILD SACRIFICE TO BAAL AND OTHER FALSE GODS. THEY WOULD TAKE THEIR CHILDREN AND OFFER THEM ALIVE ON ALTARS OF FIRE, OR KILL THEM FIRST AND THEN MAKE AN OFFERING.           WHAT THE NEW YORK STATE LEGISLATURE AND GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO HAVE DONE…

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Same Old, Same Old

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JANUARY 30, 2019          AS MORE DEMOCRATS ANNOUNCE FOR PRESIDENT, OR EXPLORATORY COMMITTEES, THEY MOSTLY HAVE ONE THING IN COMMON: GOVERNMENT ISN’T BIG ENOUGH, TAXES AREN’T HIGH ENOUGH AND SPENDING IS TOO LOW. THEY ALL SAY THEY ARE GOING TO HELP THE POOR AND MIDDLE CLASS TO A BETTER LIFE. IF GOVERNMENT COULD…

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The Shutdown Ends (for now)

Cave vs. wall By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency The first thing that needs to be said about President Trump’s decision to sign a measure re-opening part of the federal government without getting money for the wall he demanded is that his experience as a New York businessman was no help. Perhaps he failed to…

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The Wall or More Cave?

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JANUARY 29, 2019          CONGRESS IS BACK AND THAT SHOULD WORRY US ALL. SPEAKER NANCY PELOSI FEELS SHE IS EMBUED WITH NEW POWER AFTER PRESIDENT TRUMP GAVE IN LAST FRIDAY AND AGREED TO RE-OPEN THAT PART OF THE GOVERNMENT THAT WAS CLOSED DURING THE STANDOFF OVER FUNDING FOR THE WALL ACROSS OUR SOUTHERN…

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GOING GAGA

Going gaga over the ladies By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency The major media have gone gaga over the number of women newly elected to Congress and those announcing their run for the White House in 2020, with more female candidates likely to follow suit. But media’s bias — one of many — is revealed…

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SOTU OPTIONS

Trump’s State of the Union options By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Speaker Nancy Pelosi has given President Trump an opportunity to change the dynamic of the State of the Union address, an event that has become predictable and often boring. It has featured members of Congress popping up and down like whack-a-moles, interrupting the…

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Playing To The Base

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JANUARY 28, 2019 EVERYONE IS PLAYING TO HIS OR HER BASE IN AND FRIM WASHINGTON. AND THERE RESULTS? THERE ARE NO RESULTS. JUST MORE BICKERING WHILE A PORTION OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS SHUTDOWN. THERE ARE EASY SOLUTIONS TO ALL OF THIS, OF COURSE, BUT IF A PROBLEM – ANY PROBLEM – IS…

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Washington’s Stupid Games

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JANUARY 25, 2019          PRESIDENT TRUMP NOW SAYS HE WILL WAIT UNTIL THE PARTIAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN IS OVER BEFORE DELIVERING A STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS. SOME SAY HE HAS CAVED TO SPEAKER NANCY PELOSI WHO WITHDREW HER INVITATION FOR HIM TO SPEAK.          SO WHERE ARE WE IN ALL THIS? 800 THOUSAND FEDERAL…

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