Columns by Cal Thomas

Crooked Counties In Florida

What’s wrong with Florida elections?

By Cal Thomas

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MIAMI — Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) had the best line when it comes to the latest Florida election in which contests for governor and the U.S. Senate are still undecided.

Rubio tweeted: “Bay County was hit by a Cat 4 Hurricane just 4 weeks ago, yet managed to count votes & submit timely results. Yet over 41 hours after polls closed #Broward elections office is still counting votes?”

The Mid Terms

Will the moment seize Democrats?

Birth "Right" Is Wrong

Ending birthright citizenship

By Cal Thomas

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In 2004, nearly 80 percent of Irish voters decided to end birthright citizenship. In its coverage the BBCsaid, “The government said change was needed because foreign women were travelling to Ireland to give birth in order to get an EU passport for their babies.”

THE PITTSBURGH MURDERS

 

Hating the Jews

By Cal Thomas

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“Some of my best friends are Jews.”

That familiar, yet offensive, phrase has been used by some people as a defense against an accusation of anti-Semitism. It’s time, however, to rebrand it as a positive affirmation of love and concern for the Jewish people.

Bombs Away

The sickness spreads

By Cal Thomas

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Just in time for Halloween comes a former male stripper, who drove a van with Trump stickers plastered all over it, being charged with sending pipe bombs to top Democratic leaders, a journalist and at least one celebrity, all of whom have been vocal critics of President Trump.

The "Caravan"

Invasion of the country snatchers

By Cal Thomas

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Debt Relief

A plan for debt relief

By Cal Thomas

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As difficult as it may be to believe, there was a time when Republicans were known as the anti-debt and balanced budget party. Now, the GOP prefers to tout low unemployment as the debt soars and they are co-conspirators in its rise.

It’s not that Republicans (and once-fiscally responsible Democrats) lack a way out of debt; it’s that they lack the will. Both parties, but especially Republicans, fear a backlash from voters if they cut spending, much less make actual reductions.

America's Biggest Mass Murderer

Gosnell: The movie

By Cal Thomas

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Arguably a contributing factor to the continuation of abortion is that it is performed out of sight and thus, out of many minds.

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