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Meloni Baloney

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Italy has elected its first female prime minister. Normally that would be cause for celebration by those who promote diversity, but press reaction in Europe and the United States is treating Giorgia Meloni as the second coming of Italian dictator and Adolf Hitler ally, Benito Mussolini.

The leftist press labels those whose policies they oppose ...Read more

"Commitment to America" Plan is Republican's Last Hope

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

House Republican leaders have announced a plan they are calling a “Commitment to America” in time for the November election and presumably the presidential contest two years from now.

In unveiling the ...Read more

Looks Who’s Talking, Justice Kagan!

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Supreme Court justices return to work next month following a tumultuous last session in which the majority issued some controversial rulings, most notably the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

Liberals in general and Justice Elena Kagan in particular, are upset by the decisions of the conservative majority.

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Immigration and Roosting Chickens

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

The saying “the chickens have come home to roost” seems to apply to the immigration policies of the Biden administration, sanctuary cities and states.

Gov. Greg Abbott (R-TX) and Gov. Doug Ducey (R-AZ) have been sending hundreds of people who have ...Read more

Another Irish Exodus

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

DUBLIN – Americans are not the only ones suffering from high fuel and food prices, along with rapidly increasing costs for housing and rising mortgage rates.

The Irish, too, are experiencing a similar economic squeeze, but unlike Americans who can reduce financial pressures and move to states with no state taxes and cheaper housing, fuel and ...Read more

Even Here It's Difficult to Think of a World Without The Queen

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

London – Watching BBC and Sky News coverage of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, one is struck by the adjectives used by reporters, commentators and people interviewed outside Balmoral castle and Buckingham Palace: sense of duty, virtue, integrity, service. What astounds is that these and other character traits the late Queen exhibited were ...Read more

California Dream Could Become a Nightmare

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

“Well, they're out there a-having fun In that warm California sun” – (1964 song by The Rivieras)

California has become an example of what a state looks like when it is controlled by a single party – in this case Democrats – who are trying to impose a ...Read more

Is the ‘Red Wave’ Fading?

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

People who follow politics are familiar with the scenario. When a Republican “wave” appears likely, or a Republican presidential candidate develops a significant lead over the Democrat candidate, the media begin reporting “stories” that the wave is receding, and the Democrat is gaining ground.

Television networks prefer close races ...Read more

She’s Winsome, but Also Tough

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Richmond, VA – The definition of winsome is “sweetly or innocently charming: winning, engaging.”

The lieutenant governor of Virginia, Winsome Sears, is all of these, but she is also tough and has convictions on issues that matter to her and thinks should matter to Virginians and the nation.

As President Biden last Saturday commemorated �...Read more

Will Gov. Youngkin be Number 9?

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Richmond, VA – Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin has been in office only seven months and already he is listed at number five in a Washington Post story about possible 2024 GOP presidential candidates.

In an interview, I asked him to respond to...Read more

Revisiting the Flat Tax

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

The next time Republicans control all three branches of government they may wish to visit an old idea – the flat tax. When magazine publisher and Republican Steve Forbes ran for president in 1996, the flat tax was at the heart of his campaign.

Forbes lost the nomination to Bob Dole, who lost the election to Bill Clinton. Coupled with a ...Read more

As Government Agencies Stockpile Guns, We Citizens Should Do The Same!

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

“A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty.”—James Madison

Conspiracy theories sometimes have at least a thread of truth in them, which is what makes them valid to some on the far right.

One of those theories is that the federal government is not on their side. Concern has...Read more

Inflation Reduction Act Won’t Reduce Inflation

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

In January 1925, President Calvin Coolidge, addressed the American Society of Newspaper Editors in Washington. In his remarks, Coolidge said, “the chief business of the American people is business. They are profoundly concerned with producing, buying, selling, ...Read more

Merrick Garland Undermines the Pillars of Our Democracy!

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Commenting about the FBI executing a search warrant on former president Donald Trump’s Florida home, which he approved, Attorney General Merrick Garland said: “Faithful adherence to the rule of law is the bedrock principle of...Read more

McCullough’s History Never Boring

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

I hated college history. The textbooks were mostly about dead white men, Abigail Adams excepted. The lectures were boring. I didn’t see how any of it related to my young life and future plans.

Historian David McCullough, who died this ...Read more

Back to School 2022

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

As parents prepare to send their children back to school, many will have made decisions about their child’s education that will not only put them on a different trajectory, but also impact the public education system, which is being used in too many districts to indoctrinate more than educate.

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George Soros and His Woke Prosecutors

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

George Soros, the billionaire philanthropist and bete noir of conservatives, has written a column for The Wall Street Journal, defending his donations to liberal prosecutors who are releasing ...Read more

Humpty Dumpty and the recession

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

In Washington things are rarely what they seem. It’s why Congress labels bills with names they think will be more palatable to the public rather than a name that would accurately reflect the content of the legislation. Notice how many times over the years the word “civil rights” has appeared in legislation that often has had little or ...Read more

Only Fox News Bravely Reports on ID Cards for Illegal Immigrants!

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

During recent election seasons there has been a debate over whether a voter must present an identification card to cast a ballot and if so, what type?

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Joe’s Dubious Oil Slick

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Don’t they know it’s the end of the world…” (Skeeter Davis, 1962)

President Biden has repeated a story he has told before, but repetition does not necessarily make it true.

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