Columns by Cal Thomas

Can Haters Be Thankful for Trump?

Can Trump-haters be thankful for him?

By Cal Thomas

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Any other Republican president but Donald Trump might expect to get at least some credit for the mostly positive direction in which the country is headed. Unfortunately, the Trump-haters prefer to focus on his, shall I say, unusual personality, rather than results. So let’s put personality aside and consider what has happened in his first 10 months in office.

The Bible Is Not Just For A Museum

The Museum of the Bible is more than a museum

By Cal Thomas

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The Museum of the Bible opened in Washington, D.C., last weekend, and not a moment too soon for a city (and nation) plagued by scandal.

In addition to ongoing investigations by a special counsel and various congressional committees, sexual harassment seems to have infected the nation’s capital and the country like a scourge.

Leaving California

A moving experience

By Cal Thomas

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Faith in Politics

 

The corruption of faith

By Cal Thomas

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When Jim Zeigler, the state auditor of Alabama, invoked the Bible to defend Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore against allegations that he had inappropriate contact with underage girls while single and in his 30s (which Moore has sort of denied), it signaled perhaps the final stage in the corruption of American evangelicalism.

The Great Escape Artists

Hillary and Bill Houdini
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Virtual Medicine: The Next Step

With Teladoc, the doctor will see you now … really!

By Cal Thomas

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If you’re tired of the dysfunction in Washington — the backbiting, the questioning of motives, the failure to agree on much of anything, the one-upmanship, the allegations about a “stolen” presidential election, Russian “collusion,” the posturing and boorish behavior, how about focusing on something that is working and benefits a growing number of people?

The Establishment Strikes Back!

Indictments and ham sandwiches

By Cal Thomas

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In considering the indictment of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and an associate, I am reminded of former Bill Clinton aide and defender James Carville’s line about the ability of a grand jury to “indict a ham sandwich.”

Congress and Sexual Harassment

Shocking but not surprising

By Cal Thomas

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It should surprise no one that when it comes to sexual harassment, members of Congress and their staffs are treated differently from the rest of us.

The Washington Post notes a law in place since 1995 under which anyone accusing a lawmaker of sexual harassment can file a lawsuit, but only if they first agree to go through counseling and mediation, possibly lasting several months.

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