Cal Thomas

Happy 110th Birthday, Dad!

By Cal Thomas / January 9, 2018 /

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JANUARY 10, 2018 TODAY IS THE ONE 110TH ANNIVERSARY OF MY FATHER’S BIRTH. FOR THOSE OF A CERTAIN AGE, HE WAS NOT THE NEWSCASTER, LOWELL THOMAS. CLINTON THOMAS WAS BORNING JANUARY 10, 1908, THE FIRST OF NINE CHILDREN, IN WASHINGTON INDIANA. THE FAMILY WAS WHAT WE WOULD CONSIDER POOR BY TODAY’S STANDARDS, BUT…

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NOT SO “GOLDEN” GLOBES

By Cal Thomas / January 8, 2018 /

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JANUARY 9, 2018 IT’S AWARDS SEASON AGAIN WHERE HOLLYWOOD LIBERALS PRESENT THEMSELVES AS RIGHTEOUS AND GIVE EACH OTHER AWARDS. OPRAH WINFREY GOT A LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT THE GOLDEN GLOBES SUNDAY NIGHT. SHE DELIVERED A FIREY SPEECH AGAINST SEXUAL HARRASSMENT THAT HAD THE RIGHTEOUS URGING HER TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT. THE OUTRAGE…

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Mad? Who’s Madder?

By Cal Thomas / January 8, 2018 /

Are Trump’s accusers ‘mad’? By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency “Everybody’s got to believe in something. I believe I’ll have another beer.” — W.C. Fields Having lost an election they thought they would win and unable to get over it; having been staggeringly wrong about their predictions that a Trump presidency would be the end…

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Marijuana and the Law

By Cal Thomas / January 5, 2018 /

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JANUARY 8, 2017          THE PURPOSE OF LAWS IS TO CONFORM PEOPLE TO A STANDARD OF BEHAVIOR THOUGHT TO PROMOTE THE GENERAL WELFARE, TO BORROW FROM THE CONSTITUTION’S PREAMBLE.          WHAT HAPPENS WHEN GOVERNMENTS AND INDIVIDUALS BREAK THE LAW WITH NO CONSEQUENCES? CHAOS CAN RESULT, ALONG WITH DISRESPECT FOR THE LAW, WHICH…

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More On Hillary’s Emails

By Cal Thomas / January 3, 2018 /

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JANUARY 4, 2018          HERE’S THE LATEST ON THE NEVER ENDING SAGA OF HILLARY CLINTON AND HER EMAILS. THE FOLLOWING IS REPORTING BY JOHN SOLOMON OF THE HILL.          “REPUBLICANS ON KEY CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEES SAY THEY HAVE UNCOVERED NEW IRREGULARITIES AND CONTRADICTIONS INSIDE THE FBI’S PROBE OF HILLARY CLINTON’S EMAIL SERVER.”          FOR…

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California Goes To Pot

By Cal Thomas / January 2, 2018 /

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JANUARY 3, 2018          AMONG THE NEW LAWS GREETING THIS NEW YEAR IS ONE IN CALIFORNIA THAT ALLOWS MARIJUANA SHOPS TO BE ESTABLISHED ALL OVER THE STATE. THE DRUG IS STILL ILLEGAL UNDER FEDERAL LAW, BUT CALIFORNIA, WHICH HAS ALREADY DECLARED ITSELF A “SANCTUARY STATE” FOR ILLEGAL ALIENS, SEEMS NOT TO HAVE…

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Counting Character

By Cal Thomas / January 2, 2018 /

Character counts, but so do results By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency I do not make it a practice to comment on the work of fellow columnists, though occasionally some care to comment on mine, which is fine. I’m happy to help them make a living. An exception will be made here because of New…

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Ireland And Abortion

By Cal Thomas / January 1, 2018 /

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JANUARY 2, 2018          HERE IN DUBLIN, IRELAND WHERE I HAVE BEEN OVER THE LAST FEW DAYS SOME ARE EAGERLY LOOKING FORWARD TO A VOTE THAT WOULD CHANGE THE LAW TO ALLOW ABORTIONS FOR THE FIRST TIME.          THE VOTE IS SCHEDULED FOR MAY, BUT THERE IS TALK OF POSTPONING IT UNTIL…

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Kim vs. Trump – Battle of the Tweets

By Cal Thomas / January 1, 2018 /

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JANUARY 5, 2018          THE CALM OF CHRISTMAS IS OVER AND WE ARE BACK TO A VERBAL FEUD BETWEEN PRESIDENT TRUMP AND NORTH KOREAN DICTATOR KIM JONG-UN.          KIM TWEETED THIS WEEK THAT “THE NUCLEAR BUTTON” IS ON HIS DESK. IN RESPONSE, PRESIDENT TRUMP SAID HIS BUTTON AND THE ARSENAL OF WEAPONS…

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9-11 Plus Seventeen

By Cal Thomas / September 10, 0201 /

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 IT’S BEEN SEVENTEEN YEARS SINCE THE WORST TERRORIST ATTACK ON AMERICA, KILLING 3,000 AND TRANSFORMING THE LIVES OF LOVED ONES THERE IS ONLY ONE LESSON. IT IS ROOTED IN AN OLD SAYING: “ETERNAL VIGILENCE IS THE PRICE OF LIBERTY.” WE WERE NOT VIGILANT ABOUT EVENTS LEADING UP TO THAT…

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