CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY AUGUST 22, 2019          I WISH TO PAUSE FROM THE REGULAR COMMENTARIES ABOUT POLITICS AND CONFLICT TO SAY A WORD ABOUT MY LONGTIME FRIEND AND ASSOCIATE JACK PERKINS, WHO LEFT THIS LIFE TUESDAY FOR ETERNITY AND TO MEET HIS LORD AND SAVIOR.          JACK AND I CAME TO NBC NEWS IN WASHINGTON AT THE…

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How to keep Aretha’s music playing By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency What does a white boy from the white suburbs of Washington, D.C., have to say about the passing of soul singer Aretha Franklin? At 16, I was a DJ on a local radio station, playing the rock ‘n’ roll and doo-wop recordings of…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY AUGUST 21, 2019          REMEMBER WHEN SCHOOL STARTED AFTER LABOR DAY? NO MORE. SCHOOLS ARE MOSTLY BACK IN SESSION AROUND THE COUNTRY. BUT DO YOU KNOW WHAT THEY ARE TEACHING? HAVE YOU KEPT AN EYE ON TEXTBOOKS AND QUIZZED YOUR KIDS IF THEY GO TO GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS. (AND WHY DO THEY, BY THE…

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Trump: Vote for me, or else By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency During a December 2015 debate among Republican presidential candidates in Las Vegas, former Florida governor Jeb Bushsaid to Donald Trump: “You can’t insult your way to the presidency.” Never mind. The question for next year’s election is whether the insulter-in-chief can use the same…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY AUGUST 20, 2019          EVERYBODY HAS TWO GRANDMOTHERS. ONE OF MINE LIVED CLOSE BY IN SUBURBAN WASHINGTON. THE OTHER LIVED IN INDIANA. ONE GRANDMA I SAW PRETTY OFTEN. THE OTHER I KEPT IN TOUCH WITH BY PHONE, LETTER AND VISITS, USUALLY AROUND THANKSGIVING WITH MY DAD’S NUMEROUS BROTHERS AND SISTERS AND MY MANY…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY AUGUSY 19, 2019          POLICE OFFICERS ARE SHOT AND WOUNDED IN PHILADELPHIA WHILE A CROWD CHEERS. ICE OFFICERS INSULTED AND A DRIVER PLOWS INTO ONE OF THEIR LOCATIONS IN TEXAS. LEFTIST POLITICIANS ACCUSE ICE AND BORDER PATROL OFFICERS OF NAZI-LIKE TACTICS.          WHEN MASS SHOOTINGS OCCUR, THE LEFT BLAMES CONSERVATIVE TALK RADIO…

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Socialism never? By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency President Trump has repeatedly promised, “America will never be a socialist country.” Since Franklin Roosevelt began expanding government in the 1930s, the United States has increasingly adopted big-state policies associated with socialism. We may not be at the stage Bernie Sanders would advocate, but more millennials appear to favor a…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY AUGUST 16, 2019          A NEW FOX NEWS POLL MIGHT SPELL EARLY TROUBLE FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP. HIS DISAPPROVAL RATING HAS JUMPED TO 56 PERCENT, ONLY ONE POINT SHY OF THE RECORD HIGH IN FOX POLLING. THAT’S A FIVE-POINT INCREASE FROM LAST MONTH. THOSE MASS SHOOTINGS AND HIS RESPONSE TO THEM ARE BELIEVED…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY AUGUST 15, 2019          DO YOU GET TIRED OF HEARING ABOUT “DIVERSITY”, AS I DO? IT’S EVERYWHERE. TO THE LEFT THAT DOESN’T MEAN IDEOLOGICAL DIVERSITY, SUCH AS HEARING AND CONSIDERING THE VIEWS AND VALUES OF CHRISTIANS AND CONSERVATIVES. NO, DIVERSITY TO THEM MEANS HIRING PEOPLE WHO ARE SECULAR LIBERALS, BUT ARE NON…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY AUGUST 14, 2019 THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION HAS INVOKED AN OLD LAW IN HOPES OF CURTAILING THE WAVE OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS COMING TO THE U.S. ACTING CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION DIRECTOR KEN CUCCINELLI MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT. THE “PUBLIC CHARGE” RULES WILL MAKE IT MORE DIFFICULT FOR IMMIGRANTS TO QUALIFY FOR WELFARE PROGRAMS. MARK KIRKORIAN,…

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