Debate #1: Advantage none By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency I had initially thought of Tuesday night’s first presidential debate as the equivalent of a heavyweight boxing match, something like the classic fights between Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali in the 1970s. Instead it was less a “thrilla in Manila” or a “rumble in the…

Read More

CAL THOMAS COMMENTRY OCTOBER 1, 2020          THE DEFINITION OF RUDE IS ONE WAY TUESDAY NIGHT’S DEBATE BETWEEN PRESIDENT TRUMP AND JOE BIDEN CAN BE CHARACTERIZED: “DISCOURTEOUS OR IMPOLITE, ESPECIALLY IN A DELIBERATE WAY; WITHOUT CULTURE, LEARNING OR REFINEMENT; ROUGH IN MANNERS OR BEHAVIOR, UNMANNERLY; UNCOUTH.          THE SO-CALLED DEBATE WAS ALL OF THOSE AND…

Read More

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY SEPTEMBER 30, 2020          PERHAPS YOU’VE HEARD ABOUT THE NEW YORK TIMES HIT PIECE ON PRESIDENT TRUMP PAYING ONLY $720 IN FEDERAL INCOME TAXES THE LAST FEW YEARS.          THE LEAKING OF PRIVATE TAX INFORMATION IS A CRIME, BUT DON’T EXPECCT THIS ONCE GREAT NEWSPAPER TO SHARE THAT INFORMATION WITH AUTHORITIES. IT…

Read More

My questions for Joe Biden By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has made himself largely unavailable to questions from reporters since before his nomination. In contrast, President Trump has made himself available numerous times per day to reporters and their often hostile and confrontational questions. This is why the moderator…

Read More

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY SEPTEMBER 29, 2020          PRESIDENT TRUMP’S THIRD PICK FOR THE SUPREME COURT, AMY CONEY BARRETT, WILL BRING OUT THE ANTI-CATHOLICISM OF THE LEFT IN WAYS WE MAY NOT HAVE SEEN BEFORE. SOME OF IT MAY BE CLOAKED, BUT SOME WILL BE RAW. WE ARE ALREADY SEEING CRITICISM OF BARRETT AND HER HUSBAND…

Read More

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY SEPTEMBER 28, 2020          TOMORROW NIGHT, MILLIONS OF AMERICANS WILL BE WATCHING THE FIRST DEBATE BETWEEN PRESIDENT TRUMP AND JOE BIDEN, ASSUMING BIDEN SHOWS UP.          THIS IS A TITANIC CLASH – THE EQUIVALENT OF THE WORLD SERIES, SUPER BOWL OR STANLEY CUP IN SPORTS. WHAT VOTERS TAKE FROM THESE ENCOUNTERS WILL…

Read More

Alaska’s governor on the virus and the election By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency ANCHORAGE — From the moment Gov. Mike Dunleavy, a Republican, was made aware of the threat of COVID-19, he acted faster than most other states and the federal government. In an interview, I asked him why he moved so quickly when…

Read More

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY SEPTEMBER 25, 2020          TWO POLICE OFFICERS WERE SHOT IN LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY FOLLOWING A GRAND JURY DECISION TO CHARGE ONE OF THREE POLICE OFFICERS IN THE DEATH OF BREONNA TAYLOR. TAYLOR WAS KILLED WHEN HER LIVE-IN BOYFRIEND SHOT AT POLICE WHO WERE EXECUTING A LEGAL WARRANT TO SEARCH THE HOUSE. IT WAS…

Read More

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY SEPTEMBER 22, 2020          PERHAPS YOU’VE HEARD OF THE 1619 PROJECT, A CURRICULUM FOR GOVERNNMENT SCHOOLS AUTHORED BY AFRICAN-AMERICAN EMPLOYEES OF THE NEW YORK TIMES. IT TEACHES THAT AMERICA MUST BE SEEN THROUGH A RACIAL PRISM AND SLAVERY.          JUST IN TIME TO COUNTER THIS PROPAGANDA COME BOB WOODSON AND IAN ROWE,…

Read More

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY SEPTEMBER 21, 2020          GREETINGS FROM ALASKA, ONE OF AMERICA’S MOST BEAUTIFUL STATES. I’M HERE INTERVIEWING THE STATE’S REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR, MIKE DUNLEAVY. HE ACTED MORE QUICKLY AGAINST THE VIRUS THAN JUST ABOUT ANY OTHER PUBILC OFFICIAL WHEN HE SAYS THE STATE DEPARTMENT TOLD HIM LAST JANUARY OF AN AIRLIFT COMING TO ALASKA…

Read More