WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Monday appeared to defend his administration's policy of separating migrant families by warning that Germany's and Europe's immigration issues could be replicated here.
He used ...Read more
Would you consider a jihadist biased against Jews? Could a member of a white supremacist group be accused of bias against non-whites?
The Justice Department's inspector general, Michael Horowitz, and FBI Director ...Read more
"It is cruel. It is immoral. And it breaks my heart," says former first lady Laura Bush of the Trump administration policy of "zero tolerance," under which the children of illegal migrants are being detained apart from ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Logic not being the strong point of the Trump administration, it claims that it is not to blame for the separation of families at the border, and that a just God is pleased it is happening.
The first claim ...Read more
John Moore may have lost the midterm elections for the Republican Party and badly damaged the re-election prospects of President Trump. Moore is the Getty Images photographer who snapped a viral picture of a crying 2-year-...Read more
The 6/19/18 Cal Thomas has been updated to note that Wray and Horowitz are testifying on 6/18/18 before the Senate Judiciary Committee, not on 6/19/18 as originally scheduled. ...Read more
For years, PETA has been spreading a simple, yet vital message: Hot cars kill. It's now well known that leaving dogs in vehicles on a warm day is as cruel and deadly as putting them in a hot oven. No one can claim ...Read more
When I was a young girl, I was a tomboy. I hated dresses. Each time my mother made me wear one for Easter, I felt like Ralphie from the movie "A Christmas Story," glumly stuffed into his rabbit costume.
When I role-played...Read more
Be careful what you wish for.
Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is an embarrassment in an administration that does not embarrass easily. His petty graft alone -- taking a $50-a-night room from a ...Read more
Even by the historically low standards of the Trump administration for integrity in public office, last week was extraordinary.
It began with revelations about the $82 million that presidential daughter Ivanka Trump and ...Read more
New Jersey's decision to tighten its already strict gun laws is an example of what political leadership looks like.
New Jersey already had some of the strictest gun laws in the country. In response to a mass shooting at a...Read more
"Deaths of despair" sound like something that would be found in miserable, wretched places -- refugee camps, war-torn cities, famine-wracked villages in poverty-stricken countries. In fact, the term has emerged to describe...Read more
Republican leaders, energizing the troops at their state convention this weekend, wildly applauded key issues they always embrace: preserving Second Amendment gun rights; anti-abortion efforts; lowering taxes; and publicly...Read more
Good job, Jeff Sessions! It seems the attorney general's misguided attempts to revive the unpopular and unjust federal war on marijuana may be having the exact opposite effect -- prompting a new bipartisan effort in ...Read more
The nearly century-long battle to pass the Equal Rights Amendment came back to life last month with a sudden jolt. Ninety-five years after it was first introduced and more than a generation after Congress passed it and ...Read more
America's second president, John Adams, waxed cynical when it came to the subject of democracy. "Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did ...Read more
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Texas Republicans had plenty to pray for Saturday: sinners, the president and for divine healing of their ruptured state party, preferably by Nov. 5.
There were prayers not only on abortion, morality...Read more
Federal bank regulators are proposing to allow Wall Street more freedom to make riskier bets with federally insured bank deposits -- such as the money in your checking and savings accounts.
Watch your wallets.
The new ...Read more
President Donald Trump signed a space policy directive Monday aimed at coordinating federal and industry efforts to manage space traffic and debris ahead of the expected launch of hundreds or even thousands of small ...Read more
Cable news TV is not the first place I go looking for moral authority.
But I am happy to say that I found it there at MSNBC as it reported, critiqued and challenged the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy of ...Read more
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- Trump warns US could follow path of Germany on immigration
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