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NONSTOP CAMPAIGNS

By Cal Thomas / January 24, 2020 /

Nonstop election campaigns By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency I love Ireland for its natural beauty, its people, its food (some of it), its music, its writers and especially its elections, which are shorter, less costly and designed to engage citizens and boost voter turnout. On January 14, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar called a general election for February…

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THE BOOK

By Cal Thomas / January 21, 2020 /

‘America’s Expiration Date’ By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency I love definitions because they help focus the mind. For decades, we are said to have been in a culture war. As in any war, it helps to know one’s enemy. One online dictionary defines culture this way: “the quality in a person or society that…

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Show Trial American Style

By Cal Thomas / January 17, 2020 /

The show trial begins By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency The contrast could not have been starker. One picture showed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi smiling as she signed (with numerous pens) two articles of impeachment against President Trump. She passed out the pens like souvenirs to fellow Democrats. They were embossed in gold with her…

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The Iran Protests

By Cal Thomas / January 14, 2020 /

The Iran protests By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency The latest protests in Iran by people angry over the Iranian military’s missile launch that “unintentionally“ downed a Ukrainian jetliner killing many Iranians, Canadians and others, is different from past protests over rigged elections, rising gas prices, and what Americans like to call “voter suppression.” This…

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Candidates: Focus on What Matters!

By Cal Thomas / January 13, 2020 /

What I’d like to hear from candidates By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s strategy of holding on to the two weak articles of impeachment against President Trump was starting to rattle some Democrats, who felt they were losing the political battle. Last Wednesday, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) told reporters, “If we’re going to…

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In It To Win It?

By Cal Thomas / January 8, 2020 /

It’s war: Are we in it to win it? By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Prior to Iran’s missile attacks on U.S. bases inside Iraq, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said, “We are not seeking war with Iran, but we are prepared to finish one.” Esper said the U.S. prefers a “diplomatic” solution to the escalation of…

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Iran to the Ash Heap

By Cal Thomas / January 7, 2020 /

Add Iran’s leadership to ash heap of history By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Addressing the British Parliament in 1982, President Ronald Reagan outlined a plan for placing the Soviet Union and Marxism-Leninism on the “ash heap of history.” It is an objective President Trump might pursue against the mullahs in Iran, who are subsidizing…

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Put Iran Leadership On Ash Heap

By Cal Thomas / January 7, 2020 /

Add Iran’s leadership to ash heap of history By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Addressing the British Parliament in 1982, President Ronald Reagan outlined a plan for placing the Soviet Union and Marxism-Leninism on the “ash heap of history.” It is an objective President Trump might pursue against the mullahs in Iran, who are subsidizing…

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Ash Heap

By Cal Thomas / January 4, 2020 /

Add Iran’s leadership to ash heap of history By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Addressing the British Parliament in 1982, President Ronald Reagan outlined a plan for placing the Soviet Union and Marxism-Leninism on the “ash heap of history.” It is an objective President Trump might pursue against the mullahs in Iran, who are subsidizing…

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1920 and 2020

By Cal Thomas / January 4, 2020 /

As we move into new decade, at look at life 100 years ago By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency It can be useful and instructive to observe the turning of a decade by looking back on what life was like in America a mere 100 years ago. On Jan. 2, 1920, the Dow Jones Industrial…

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