CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JUNE 21, 2019          DO WE REALLY WANT WAR WITH IRAN? THAT COUNTRY HAS SHOT DOWN A SECOND U.S. DRONE. IRAN SAYS IT WAS OVER IRANIAN AIRSPACE. THE U.S. SAYS IT WAS IN INTERNATIONAL WATERS.          WHOM TO BELIEVE? WE’VE BEEN DOWN THIS ROAD BEFORE, MOST NOTABLY WITH IRAQ, WHERE SUPPOSEDLY IRON CLAD INTELLIGENCE…

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Must we wage war with Iran? By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency “The Pentagon has released new color photos as proof that Iran was behind last week’s attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman,” ABC Newsreported. Hours before that attack, Iranians launchedsurface-to-air missile at a U.S. drone monitoring the tankers. The missile missed. In…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JUNE 20, 2019          THE UNRAVELING OF A CULTURE IS REVEALED IN MANY WAYS. FIRST, WE WORSHIP PROSPERITY, WHICH C.S. LEWIS WARNED WOULD KNIT US TO THIS WORLD INSTEAD OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD.          SECOND, WE ARE RELYING MORE ON OUR WEALTH AND OTHER EXTERNALS AND THUS FEEL LESS AND LESS THE NEED…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JUNE 18, 2019          OPINION POLLS EIGHTEEN MONTHS BEFORE AN ELECTION HAVE LITTLE WEIGHT. POLLS WEEKS, OR DAYS BEFORE AN ELECTION ARE SOMETIMES WRONG, AS IN 2016.          SO SHOULD AN OPINION POLL BY FOX NEWS SHOWING PRESIDENT TRUMP SERIOUSLY BEHIND IN A NUMBER OF STATES HE MUST WIN BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY? MAYBE. WHY…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JUNE 17, 2019          WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY SARAH HUCKABEE SANDERS HAS ANNOUNCED SHE IS LEAVING THE JOB TO RETURN TO ARKANSAS. WHO CAN BLAME HER AFTER THE WAY SHE HAS BEEN TREATED BY THE SO-CALLED WHITE HOUSE REPORTERS, WHO HAVE CALLED HER A LIAR WITH SOME MAKING REFERENCES TO HER PERSONAL APPEARANCE.          NOTICE…

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Deeper and deeper in debt By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency There are many addictions besides drugs, sex and power. There is also our increasing addiction to debt. According to Money Magazine, reporting on figures from the New York Fed, “Americans’ debt hit a new high of $13 trillion last year, surpassing the previous record set…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JUNE 14, 2019          SOMETIMES PRESIDENT TRUMP PUTS HIS FOOT IN HIS MOUTH WHEN HE DOESN’T HAVE TO.          IN AN INTERVIEEW WITH FORMER BILL CLINTON OPERATIVE AND CURRENT ABC NEWS ANCHOR GEORGE STEPHANOPULOUS, THE PRESIDENT SAID HE WOULD NOT NECESSARILY INFORM THE FBI IF A FOREIGN GOVERNMENT PROVIDED DIRT ON HIS POLITICAL OPPONENTS.…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JUNE 13, 2019          AFTER MONTHS, POSSIBLY YEARS OF DENIAL AND COVER-UP OF ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL ABUSE WITHIN ITS CHURCHES, THE SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION SAYS IT WILL NOW TAKE STEPS AGAINST CHURCHES THAT “ACT IN A MANNER INCONSISTENT WITH THE CONVENTION’S BELIEFS REGARDING SEXUAL ABUSE.”          AT ITS ANNUAL MEETING IN BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA, THE…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JUNE 12, 2019          THE DESPERATION DEMOCRATS FEEL WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP IS EASILY EXPLANABLE. THEIR COMMITMENT TO BIG GOVERNMENT IS THE GO-TO POSITION OF THE LEFT. IF PEOPLE DISCOVER THEY CAN DO MORE FOR THEMSELVES THAN GOVERNMENT CAN DO FOR THEM, THEY ARE FINISHED.          SINCE THE FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT ADMINISTRATION AND THE GREAT DEPRESSION,…

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Praying (or not) for the president By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Only the most partisan person would begrudge prayers for the president of the United States, but a recent visitby President Trump to the mega McLean Bible Church in Virginia has rubbed some congregants the wrong way. The White House informed the church with only…

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