Columns

Where to Cut? I’ll Tell You

By Cal Thomas / September 13, 2021 /

Accepting Pelosi’s challenge By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Responding to Democrats in her party who are troubled by the massive $3.5 trillion spending bill that would forever transform America into a debtor nation, Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked a question: “Where would you cut?” Her question carries with it a conceit held by many politicians…

Read More

9-11 PLUS 20

By Cal Thomas / September 7, 2021 /

The next terrorist attack By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency For 20 years since Sept. 11, 2001, U.S. presidents have been saying their anti-terrorism policies have worked, as evidenced by no new attacks on America. While we should be grateful another attack hasn’t occurred, past performance is no guarantee of future success. Fanatics are nothing…

Read More

Texas Abortion Law

By Cal Thomas / September 3, 2021 /

CAL THOMAS For release: 09/07/21 Deep in the hearts of Texas babies By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency In the matter of a new Texas law banning abortions six weeks after gestation, when a fetal heartbeat can usually be detected by vaginal ultrasound, suppose the headlines had been different? Instead of words like “most restrictive…

Read More

Endless Summer

By Cal Thomas / September 2, 2021 /

Not so easy summertime By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency There once were summertimes when the living was easy, as the song from the Broadway musical “Porgy and Bess” melodically reminds us. But not this summer, not with COVID-19 still spreading dangerously across the land and uncertainty over what happens next after the withdrawal of…

Read More

Three Presidents

By Cal Thomas / August 27, 2021 /

FDR vs. JFK vs. JRB By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency In his address to Congress on Dec. 8, 1941, following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt said: “… we will not only defend ourselves to the uttermost but will make it very certain that this form of treachery shall never again…

Read More

EXIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS

By Cal Thomas / August 25, 2021 /

Back to what kind of school? By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency When I was in public school, a TV ad asked: “It’s 10 o’clock Do you know where your children are?” Here’s a better question for today: Do you know what your children are being taught and exposed to in their schools?” This summer’s…

Read More

Ripple Effect (and I’m not talking cheap wine)

By Cal Thomas / August 23, 2021 /

Afghanistan’s ripple effect By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency What has happened in Afghanistan will not stay in Afghanistan but will have a ripple effect throughout the region and beyond. In remarks Friday at the White House, President Biden again proved he is out of touch with reality. Responding to criticism that America’s credibility has…

Read More

White Flag

By Cal Thomas / August 21, 2021 /

Biden’s Surrender                                                   by Cal Thomas             After searing criticism from Democrats and Republicans about how he has mishandled the withdrawal of the remaining American forces, diplomats, their families and contractors from Afghanistan, President Biden interrupted his vacation at Camp David to return to the White House for a speech in…

Read More

Surrendering to the Taliban

By Cal Thomas / August 17, 2021 /

Biden’s surrender By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency After searing criticism from Democrats and Republicans about how he has mishandled the withdrawal of the remaining American forces, diplomats, their families and contractors from Afghanistan, President Biden interrupted his Camp David retreat to return to the White House for a speech in which he blamed the…

Read More

The Fall of Afghanistan

By Cal Thomas / August 16, 2021 /

Lessons from Afghanistan By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency You have to give President Biden credit for consistency. Unfortunately, he has been consistently wrong. As Robert Gates, former defense secretary in the Obama administration once put it, Biden has “been wrong on nearly every major foreign policy and national security issue over the past four…

Read More