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Conspiracy or Group Think?

By Cal Thomas / September 8, 2020 /

The Anti-Trump conspiracy By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency The cable networks, including Fox News, could talk of little else Labor Day weekend but the Atlantic magazine piece by Jeffrey Goldberg alleging President Trump had said Americans who have died in wars are “losers” and “suckers.” The comments allegedly were made two years ago during…

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Debt, Debt and more Debt

By Cal Thomas / September 4, 2020 /

Another day older and deeper in debt By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reports the American government will soon reach a debt level equaling its entire gross domestic product. It will be the largest since 1945, the year World War II ended. The pandemic is partially responsible, but it is…

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The Conventions

By Cal Thomas / August 31, 2020 /
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Positive vs. Negative

By Cal Thomas / August 26, 2020 /

Disproving a negative By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Labeling another person has become a popular political pastime. The intent is to use a label that is impossible to disprove no matter the amount of contrary evidence. Perhaps the worst label one can attach to another person is “racist.” How does one disprove that? The…

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Hope vs. Despair

By Cal Thomas / August 24, 2020 /
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I Like Ike, But…

By Cal Thomas / August 20, 2020 /

The source of Republican problems By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency In a new book about her grandfather, Dwight D, Eisenhower, titled “How Ike Led: The Principles Behind Eisenhower’s Biggest Decisions,” Susan Eisenhower writes admiringly about Ike’s pursuit of what she calls “the middle way.” In a decision that still infects elements of the Republican…

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Peace Deal in the Middle East

By Cal Thomas / August 17, 2020 /

The Israeli-UAE agreement By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Anything that reduces tensions in the Middle East and contributes to Israel’s security should be applauded. The agreement between the UAE and Israel to establish diplomatic relations in exchange for Israel’s suspension of settlements and claims to sovereignty over Judea and Samaria (as Israel refers to…

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Mail In Ballots?

By Cal Thomas / August 10, 2020 /

Cal Thomas: Trump is right about mail-in ballots By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency I begin with a personal story to make a greater point. Two weeks ago, I mailed an 8-by-10-inch envelope from a Miami post office to an address in New York State. The postage was correct, as was the address and ZIP…

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Bass-Castro

By Cal Thomas / August 4, 2020 /

Trouble with Biden’s VP choices By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden appears to have painted himself into a corner with his promise to select a woman — and apparently from the candidates on his short list, an African-American women — to be his running mate. While it is just the…

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More on John Lewis Funeral

By Cal Thomas / August 1, 2020 /

John Lewis funeral was a political event By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Traditionally, funerals are supposed to serve at least three purposes: honor the life of the deceased, comfort those who mourn his passing and preach a message about eternity and the brevity of life. Tradition was discarded during John Lewis’ funeral last week…

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