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The Buffalo Shooting

By Cal Thomas / May 18, 2022 / Comments Off on The Buffalo Shooting

The law and racism By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency The overt racism and anti-Semitism written in the Buffalo shooter’s 180-page “manifesto” has been rightly denounced by civilized people. The usual questions are being asked. These include how did he get the gun after he was admitted to a hospital last year for symptoms of…

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WIN

By Cal Thomas / May 15, 2022 / Comments Off on WIN

Whipping Inflation – Then and Now By Cal Thomas In 1974, when the inflation rate was 11.04%, President Gerald Ford came up with a slogan: “Whip Inflation Now.” WIN buttons were manufactured by the millions and people were asked to wear them to demonstrate grassroots solidarity to combat the economic scourge. The campaign was later…

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What a way to observe Mother’s Day

By Cal Thomas / May 9, 2022 / Comments Off on What a way to observe Mother’s Day

Why Mother’s Day weekend? By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Irony doesn’t begin to explain why pro-choice activists chose Mother’s Day weekend to picket the homes of Justice Brett Kavanaugh and Chief Justice John Roberts, who appear ready to overturn Roe v. Wade. In an age when there appear to be fewer consequences for violating…

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ROE OVER?

By Cal Thomas / May 3, 2022 / Comments Off on ROE OVER?

The end of Roe? By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Chief Justice John Roberts has confirmed the accuracy of a leaked document that revealed an initial majority vote to overturn Roe vs, Wade. In that memo, Justice Samuel Alito wrote that the 1973 case overturning restrictive state abortion laws was “egregiously wrong from the start.”…

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THE GOVERNMENT WILL HELP KNOW THE TRUTH!

By Cal Thomas / May 2, 2022 / Comments Off on THE GOVERNMENT WILL HELP KNOW THE TRUTH!

Propaganda American style By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency As with many things, propaganda can be used for good or for ill, depending on who dispenses it. During World War II, American propaganda was considered a necessary tool in the pursuit of victory in a moral cause. Germany and Japan had their own propaganda machines…

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Ignorance of the Vast Electorate

By Cal Thomas / April 26, 2022 /

Ignorance and apathy By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency There’s an old joke about a fictitious poll taker who asked people what they thought about ignorance and apathy when it comes to politics and elections. One respondent said, “I don’t know, and I don’t care.” I thought of that joke after seeing a recent YouGov…

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Walt Disney’s Visions Being Sullied

By Cal Thomas / April 25, 2022 /

What would Walt think? By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has signed a bill passed by the Republican-majority legislature that revokes a special tax exemption and other privileges for Walt Disney World in Orlando. This was in response to the company’s current leadership and some of its employees who have protested…

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Musk and Free Speech

By Cal Thomas / April 18, 2022 / Comments Off on Musk and Free Speech

Elon Musk and free speech By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Americans who subscribe to “traditional values” have had to put up with a lot from the left in the name of the First Amendment. From vulgarities on TV (self-described First Amendment defenders said things like, “If you don’t like, it change the channel”), to…

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Parents vs. Elites Again

By Cal Thomas / April 11, 2022 / Comments Off on Parents vs. Elites Again

Parents rights: Round 2 By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency The battle over whether parents, or public schools and elites should decide what goes into the minds and souls of students has entered a second stage. The Washington Times reports LGBTQ activist groups are complaining about parents who object to children as young as five…

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The Slap and Turning the Other Cheek

By Cal Thomas / April 5, 2022 / Comments Off on The Slap and Turning the Other Cheek

Condemn or redeem Will Smith? By Cal Thomas Tribune Content Agency Actor Denzel Washington has done something increasingly rare these days. Variety reports Bishop T.D. Jakes interviewed Washington about Will Smith’s slap of Chris Rock during the recent Academy Awards ceremony. Washington said, “But for the grace of God go any of us. Who are…

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