Cal Thomas

Syria and the Future

By Cal Thomas / April 9, 2018 / Comments Off on Syria and the Future

Syria, Trump and isolationism By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency The isolationist spirit — a reluctance to become involved in foreign entanglements — goes back in U.S. history to Thomas Paine and his 1776 pamphlet “Common Sense” and to George Washington’s 1796 Farewell Address. In modern times, the isolationist spirit had a strong pull against U.S.…

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Hooking Up

By Cal Thomas / April 8, 2018 / Comments Off on Hooking Up

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY APRIL 10, 2018          MAUREEN DOWD HAD A FASCINATING COLUMN SUNDAY IN THE NEW YORK TIMES. IT REFERENCED A BOOK BY JOANNA COLES ABOUT PURSING RELATIONSHIPS IN THE DIGITAL WORLD.          COLES WRITES ABOUT THE DISAPPOINTMENT YOUNG WOMEN FACE AFTER “HOOKING UP,” SPENDING THE NIGHT WITH STRANGERS, NOT WANTING TO HAVE SEX,…

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DON’T WITHDRAW FROM SYRIA

By Cal Thomas / April 6, 2018 / Comments Off on DON’T WITHDRAW FROM SYRIA

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY APRIL 9, 2018          DURING THE VIETNAM WAR, SENATOR GEORGE MCGOVERN SAID “COME HOME AMERICA.” HE WANTED U.S. TROOPS OUT.          NOW COMES PRESIDENT TRUMP, SAYING MUCH THE SAME ABOUT AMERICAN TROOPS IN SYRIA.          THE WASHINGTON FREE BEACON’S AARON KLIEGMAN HAS LISTED FIVE REASON WHY NOW IS NOT A GOOD TIME…

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Hogg vs. Ingraham

By Cal Thomas / April 5, 2018 / Comments Off on Hogg vs. Ingraham

Free speech takes another hit By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Fox News host Laura Ingraham has apologized, as has the network, for nothing more serious than her tweet: “David Hogg rejected by four colleges to which he applied and whines about it. (Dinged by UCLA with a 4.1 GPA … totally predictable given acceptance rates.)”…

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Trump Orders Troops To Border

By Cal Thomas / April 5, 2018 / Comments Off on Trump Orders Troops To Border

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY APRIL 6, 2018          CONGRESS WON’T PROVIDE FULL FUNDING FOR A BORDER WALL WITH MEXICO, SO PRESIDENT TRUMP IS DOING THE NEXT BEST THING. HE HAS ORDERED NATIONAL GUARD TROOPS TO THE BORDER TO STEM THE GROWING FLOOD OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS.          ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION JUMPED 200 PERCENT IN MARCH. THE PRESIDENT IS…

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White Christian “Privilege” And GWU

By Cal Thomas / April 4, 2018 / Comments Off on White Christian “Privilege” And GWU

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY APRIL 5, 2018          GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY THIS WEEK HELD A SEMINAR ON “CHRISTIAN PRIVILEGE.” IT FOCUSED ON HOW “CHRISTIANS EXPERIENCE LIFE IN AN EASIER WAY THAN NON-CHRISTIANS.”          THE SEMINAR DESCRIPTION SAYS ATTENDEES WILL LEARN HOW TO LIST AT LEAST THREE EXAMPLES OF CHRISTIAN PRIVILEGE AND HOW TO BE “AN ALLY…

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Blame Obamacare For Teacher Walkouts

By Cal Thomas / April 3, 2018 / Comments Off on Blame Obamacare For Teacher Walkouts

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY APRIL 4, 2018          WHY ARE TEACHERS WALKING OUT IN OKLAHOMA, WEST VIRGINIA AND SEVERAL OTHER STATES? DON’T WE SPEND MORE PER CAPITA ON EDUCATION IN AMERICA THAN EVER BEFORE? YES WE DO, BUT THE REASON SO MANY TEACHERS ARE SEEING CUTS IN THEIR TAKE HOME PAY HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH…

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Laura Ingraham and the Boycott

By Cal Thomas / April 2, 2018 / Comments Off on Laura Ingraham and the Boycott

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY APRIL 3, 2018          REMEMBER WHEN JOY BEHAR OF “THE VIEW” INSULTED VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE BY MOCKING HIS FAITH? AFTER A WAVE OF CRITICISM FLOWED INTO ABC, BEHAR APOLOGIZED. AS I RECALL, NO SPONSORS DROPPED OUT.          NOW COMES LAURA INGRAHAM OF FOX NEWS. INGRAHAM RE-TWEETED A STORY ABOUT HOW DAVID…

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D.C. = Dysfunctional City

By Cal Thomas / April 2, 2018 / Comments Off on D.C. = Dysfunctional City

What’s wrong in Washington (and America) By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency KEY LARGO, Florida — At dinner with friends, I was asked what is wrong with Washington. The question presumes a standard by which “wrong” can be defined. I am frequently asked this question by people who do not live in “the swamp.” They…

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POPE SAYS NO HELL

By Cal Thomas / March 30, 2018 / Comments Off on POPE SAYS NO HELL

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY APRIL 2, 2018          POPE FRANCIS, WHO HAS BEEN HAILED AS A “REVOLUTIONARY” IN SOME QUARTERS, ESPECIALLY BY THE POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS LEFT AND THE MEDIA, HAS DECLARED IN AN INTERVIEW WITH AN ATHEIST FRIEND THAT HELL DOES NOT EXIST.          DURING THE INTERVIEW, THE POPPE SAID THAT CONDEMNED SOULS JUST “DISAPPEAR.”…

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