Cal Thomas

WHO PAID?

By Cal Thomas / July 14, 2021 /

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JULY 15, 2021          REMEMBER AS A CHILD TELLING A LIE TO YOUR PARENTS? YOU WERE USUALLY FOUND OUT AND OFTEN PUNISHED. YOU ALSO FELT SHAME AND EMBARRASSMENT.          NOT TODAY. ESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE A DEMOCRAT POLITICIAN YOU CAN LIE WITH IMPUGNITY AND NEVER BE SHAMED OR CALLED-OUT BY THE ENABLING…

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Lessons from the Bee

By Cal Thomas / July 13, 2021 /

Zaila and the Bee By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency By any standard, Zaila Avant-garde is a remarkable 14-year-old girl with a positive and compelling outlook on life. Avant-garde (her father reportedly changed her surname from Heard in honor of jazz legend John Coltrane) recently won the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee, the first African…

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Crime Wave

By Cal Thomas / July 13, 2021 /

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JULY 14, 2021          AFTER MORE THAN A YEAR OF BLASTING AND CALLING FOR THE DEFUNDING OF POLICE, LIBERAL DEMOCRATS ARE SUDDENLY CONCERNED ABOUT THE PREDICTABLE CRIME WAVE THAT HAS FOLLOWED. CRIMINALS NO LONGER THINK THEY WILL GET CAUGHT. LIBERAL JUDGES AND DISTRICT ATTORNEYS TOO OFTEN RELEASED THOSE WHO ARE ARRESTED BACK…

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Return of the Taliban

By Cal Thomas / July 12, 2021 /

Penalty for early withdrawal By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Retirement plans warn of a “penalty for early withdrawal.” Might that also apply to the withdrawal of American and NATO forces from Afghanistan? If you set aside the victory by coalition forces that expelled Saddam Hussein’s overmatched troops from Kuwait in 1991, the U.S. has…

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Cuba Libre!!

By Cal Thomas / July 12, 2021 /

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JULY 13, 2021          SOMETHING UNUSUAL OCCURRED OVER LAST WEEKEND. THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE TOOK TO THE STREETS IN HAVANA AND OTHER CUBAN CITIES TO PROTEST DECADES OF COMMUNIST OPPRESSION AND DEMAND FREEDOM FROM THE REGIME.             CHANTING “FREEDOM” AND CALLING FOR PRESIDENT MIGUEL DIAZ-CANEL TO RESIGN, IT WAS THE BIGGEST ANTI-GOVERNMENT DEMONSTRATION…

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WHAT IS RIGHT AND WRONG?

By Cal Thomas / July 9, 2021 /

Right, wrong and a flower shop By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Is there anyone who can say what is always right and always wrong and present an unchanging standard by which all behavior can be judged? I raise the question in light of last week’s non-ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court, which declined for…

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LOSING IN AFGHANISTAN

By Cal Thomas / July 9, 2021 /

PRESIDENT BIDEN IS SPEEDING UP THE WITHDRAWAL OF THE FEW REMAINING U.S. TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN. OUR NATO ALLIES ARE GETTING OUT, TOO. BIDEN SAYS WE CAN’T WIN THE WAR.          THE COST IN HUMAN LIVES AND TREASURE TO ACCOMPLISH OUR INITIAL GOAL OF TAKING OUT OSAMA BIN LADEN AND AL QAEDA HAS BEEN HIGH. THE…

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The NEA Goes “Woke”

By Cal Thomas / July 8, 2021 /

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JULY 9, 2021          LOOKING FOR MORE EVIDENCE AS TO WHY YOU SHOULD REMOVE YOUR CHILDREN OR GRANDCHILDREN FROM GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS. HERE IT IS.          THE NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION HAS APPROVED MEASURES THAT RESULT “IN INCREASING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE EDUCATION, CRITICAL RACE THEORY AND ETHNIC (THAT IS NATIVE PEOPLE, ASIAN,…

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Students Optimism vs. Pessimism

By Cal Thomas / July 7, 2021 /

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JULY 8, 2021          AN ECONOMIST AND A PSYCHOLOGIST AT NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY HAVE STUDIED THE ATTITUDES OF 1,000 COLLEGE STUDENTS FROM A POLL OF 400,000. THEY FOUND FEWER THAN HALF BELIEVE THEIR COLLEGE EDUCATION HAS PLAYED AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN PREPARING THEM TO SOLVE THE PROBLEMS THEY BELIEVE ARE MOST…

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Divided Rulings

By Cal Thomas / July 7, 2021 /

Right, wrong and a flower shop By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Is there anyone who can say what is always right and always wrong and present an unchanging standard by which all behavior can be judged? I raise the question in light of last week’s non-ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court, which declined for…

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