For Trump: What might have been By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency “For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been’.” — John Greenleaf Whittier There are many things beyond human control, among them, when and where you were born and who your parents are. As President Trump…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JANUARY 18, 2021          TODAY IS THE NATIONAL HOLIDAY FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. KING WAS A MAN WHOSE PERSONAL FLAWS WERE FAR OUTWEIGHED BY HIS ACCOMPLISHMENTS.          HIS SAYINGS, EVEN TODAY, HAVE A PROFOUND EFFECT ON PEOPLE WHO READ THEM. HERE ARE A FEW: “LOVE IS THE ONLY FORCE CAPABLE OF…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JANUARY 15, 2021          PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS BEEN IMPEACHED A SECOND TIME. WITH SO FEW DAYS TO GO BEFORE HIS DEPARTURE FROM OFFICE THERE IS UNLIKELY TO BE A SENATE TRIAL AND EVEN IF THERE IS, WHAT DIFFERENCE WILL IT MAKE UNLESS HE IS BARRED FROM RUNNING FOR OFFICE AGAIN. DEMOCRATS WOULD…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JANUARY 13, 2021          SPEAKER NANCY PELOSI WANTS TO IMPEACH PRESIDENT TRUMP WITH JUST A WEEK TO GO IN HIS PRESIDENCY. SHE ACCUSES THE PRESIDENT OF INCITING INSURRECTION AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT THAT LEAD TO LAST WEEK’S CAPITOL RIOT.          THIS IS VINDICTIVENESS. IT WILL FURTHER DIVIDE THE COUNTRY, DEEPEN CONSPITACY THEORIES, POSSIBLY…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JANUARY 14, 2021          WITH LESS THAN A WEEK BEFORE PRESIDENT TRUMP LEAVES OFFICE WHAT ARE WE TO MAKE OF HIS ONE TERM? YES, HE DID MORE FOR THE COUNTRY IN FOUR YEARS THAN ANY OTHER REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT – FROM TAX CUTS, TO A BOOMING ECONOMY, TO IMMIGRATION, TO THE COURTS AND…

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Democrats, unity and revenge By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency The old saying “Revenge is a dish best served cold” is understood to mean it is better to deliver retribution for a perceived or actual injustice after time has passed, in order for it to be done dispassionately. Sometimes it is better not to serve…

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Free speech is being tested again By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Twitter and Facebook have permanently banned President Trump from their social platforms. Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and attorney Sidney Powell have also been permanently banned as Twitter announced a purge of “accounts dedicated to sharing content related to the far-right QAnon…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JANUARY 12, 2021          AS A NEWSPAPER COLUMNIST AND COMMENTATOR I RECEIVE A LOT OF RESPONSES FROM PEOPLE. THEY EITHER CALL ME NAMES AND SEND ME “PROOF” THAT I WAS WRONG, OR ENCOURAGE ME THAT I AM RIGHT. SOMETIMES THESE MESSAGES COME ABOUT THE SAME SUBJECT. EACH CAN’T BE RIGHT, SO WHICH…

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CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JANUARY 11, 2021          WHENEVER I SEE CONFLICT – WHETHER IT IS BETWEEN POLITICAL PARTIES, OR THE HORRIFIC IMAGES COMING OUT OF THE CAPITOL IN WASHINGTON LAST WEEK, IT REMINDS ME THAT SATAN IS IN TEMPORARY CONTROL OF THIS WORLD. IT ALSO CAUSES ME TO REMEMBER THE WORDS OF JESUS TO PILATE…

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Biden will speak less than Trump By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency One of many things that will distinguish a President Joe Biden from his predecessor is that the incoming president is likely to speak less in public, mostly because of how he garbles his thoughts and words. The most recent example was when he…

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