CAL THOMAS For release: 06/04/20 An unusual conversation By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Which of the following would you consider the most unusual and least likely to occur? 1) President Trump calls Speaker Nancy Pelosi to invite her to lunch. 2) Rioters and looters agree to pay for the damage they caused to businesses…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JUNE 4, 2020          PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS BEEN CRITICIZED BY SOME FOR ORDERING POLICE TO CLEAR LAFAYETTE PARK SO HE COULD WALK OVER TO THE HISTORIC ST. JOHN’S CHURCH AND HOLD UP A BIBLE THE BUILDINg HAD BEEN SET ON FIRE BY SOME PROTESTORS.          ONE CRITIC SAID THE PRESIDENT SHOULD READ…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JUNE 3, 2020          WHEN THE RIOTING AND DEMONSTRATIONS END – AND THEY WILL END – WHAT’S NEXT? SHOULD THE CLEANUP AND REBUILDING BE THE END OF IT? NOT THIS TIME. HERE’S WHAT I THINK SHOULD HAPPEN.          FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES SHOULD COORDINATE TO LISTEN TO THE GRIEVANCES OF THE…

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Racism, rioting and redemption By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency It was a night I shall never forget.  The date was April 4, 1968. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had been assassinated in Memphis and I was flying home to Washington, D.C., from Atlanta. As the plane descended over National Airport, I could see flames.…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JUNE 2, 2020          THE RIOTING AND LOOTING IN MANY AMERICAN CITIES OVER THE WEEKEND CAN NO LONGER BE TOLERATED. WHATEVER FORCE IS NECESSARY TO STOP IT SHOULD BE DEPLOYED.          LOOTING IS NOT ABOUT JUSTICE. IT IS ABOUT STEALING PROPERTY BELONGING TO OTHERS, INCLUDING BUSINESSES OWNED BY AFRICAN-AMERICANS AND OTHERS THAT…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JUNE 1, 2020          JOE BIDEN COMMENTED ON THE DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD CAUSED BY A MINNEAPOLIS POLICE OFFICER.             IN A VIRTUAL FUNDRAISER, BIDEN SAID, THE COUNTRY MUST ADDRESS “THE OLDER AND DEEPER” PROBLEM OF POLICE BRUTALITY AGAINST MINORITIES TO HEAL THE “OPEN WOUND” CAUSED BY FLOYD’S DEATH.          WASN’T BARACK…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY MAY 29, 2020          THE SCENE WAS TRAGICALLY FAMILIAR. IN MINNEAPOLIS A WHITE POLICE OFFICER WAS SHOWN LEANING ON THE NECK OF A BLACK MAN. GEORGE FLOYD WAS HANDCUFFED AND FACE-DOWN ON THE GROUND. WHEN FLOYD SAID HE COULD NOT BREATHE AND WAS IN PAIN THE OFFICER DID NOT LET UP. FLOYD…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY MAY 28, 2020          THE NEW YORK POST MOSTLY SUPPORTS PRESIDENT TRUMP AND HIS POLICIES, BUT YESTERDAY ITS EDITORIAL BOARD SAID THIS ABOUT THE PRESIDENT’S TWEET AND PUBLIC COMMENT CLAIMING MSNBC’S JOE SCARBOROUGH MAY HAVE MURDERED A FEMALE AIDE IN 2001 AND THE POGNANT REACTION BY THE WOMAN’S HUSBAND:             “BACKLASH ACROSS…

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Biden’s disturbing pattern  By Cal Thomas, Tribune Content Agency For Release 05/27/2020 Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden told an African American talk show host last week: “If you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black.” It was not a one-off remark. After strong condemnation, including from…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY MAY 27, 2020          IN AMERICA, OPTIMISM HAS ALMOST ALWAYS BEATEN PESSIMISM. AMERICA WAS BORN IN OPTIMISM AGAINST ALL ODDS. OUR CHALLEGES TO MAINTAIN LIBERTY HAVE BEEN GREAT BUT WE HAVE OVERCOME THEM.          A FRONT PAGE STORY IN YESTERDAY’S WALL STREET JOURNAL INDICATES WE MAY BE TURNING THE CORNER ON THE…

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