Columns by Cal Thomas

Memo to Jared Kushner

Memo to Jared Kushner

By Cal Thomas

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Denying Them Revenue

Starving the beast

By Cal Thomas

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One way to kill a predatory animal is to deny it sustenance. The tax-cut bill passed by the Senate, if it clears a conference with the House and President Trump signs it, may be the first step toward starving the big government beast.

Is Virtue Making A Comeback?

The return of virtue

By Cal Thomas

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Rarely has the idiom “virtue is its own reward” looked better than it does in light of the sex scandals sweeping the nation. The so-called “prudishness,” of a previous generation and the respect most men were once taught to have for women — and which Hugh Hefner and his disciples of “free love” mocked — are looking better with each passing day.

Conservatives have been told they can’t impose their morality on others, so how is its opposite working out for individuals and the culture?

Better Late Than Never?

Better late than never: Really?

By Cal Thomas

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The English poet of the Middle Ages, Geoffrey Chaucer, is generally credited with coining the phrase that has been updated in modern English to read, “better late than never.” It means to do something or to arrive later than expected may not be good, but it is better than not at all.

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.

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