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Cal Thomas: Biden’s disturbing pattern

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden told an African American talk show host last week: “If you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black.” It was not a one-off remark.

After strong condemnation, including from some fellow Democrats, Biden attempted to walk back his statement, ...Read more

Cal Thomas: Name-calling

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Writing and making public one’s opinions guarantees people will respond. Writers, performers and every human likely desire his or her thoughts, and even their life, to matter to others. The alternative is to become hermits.

Like other opinion writers I get my share of positive and negative letters, but during the Trump administration the ...Read more

the Professional class act more in their self-interest instead of the public good

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

In the pantheon of great lines suitable for induction into Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is Speaker Nancy Pelosi's 2010 comment about Obamacare: "We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it."

While that seemed outrageous and even comical to many at the time it has ...Read more

"I'm done playing dumb game"

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

The choice before us seems to be no choice at all: stay inside and have no human contact with another soul, keep businesses closed, denying a livelihood to millions, or step outside and risk death. Though I believe the risk is small when comparing the number of people who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and have recovered with the number who ...Read more

The "deep state" has a history of protecting its own

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

For three years former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was put through a legal and financial wringer by top officials within the FBI, including its then-director James Comey. The FBI investigation threatened to destroy Flynn's career, ...Read more

COVID-19 not the only threat from China

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

The destruction of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the subsequent demise of the Soviet Union two years later lulled the West into a false sense of security. Many appeared to believe that an age of unending peace and prosperity had been ushered in. While terrorism would become a ...Read more

The two faces of Joe Biden will show up in Trump's re-election ads

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Even if the sexual assault allegations by former Joe Biden staff member Tara Reade turn out to be false there are still problems the former vice president faces.

The first and most important of these is whether he can win his party's nomination.

I'm ...Read more

If we don't reverse the debt, America will cease to exist

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

The Wall Street Journal, which is generally considered conservative when it comes to economic issues, published a front-page story last Monday with this headline: "Coronavirus Means the Era of Big Government Is Back."

Rahm Emanuel, former ...Read more

Trump tries optimism but is drowned out by leftist defeatism

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Getting my parents and grandparents to talk about their experiences during the Great Depression and World War II was always difficult. They lived in the pre-Dr. Phil generation before people went public with their deepest thoughts.

I have been thinking how they might have responded to the current panic caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. I suspect...Read more

Liberal "Acela" media's biases are on naked display

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis has coined a new phrase: "the Acela media."

His reference was to the high-speed AMTRAK train that travels between Washington, D.C., and Boston. DeSantis was indirectly ...Read more

That there has been an overreaction to this virus is hard to dispute

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

"...the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances." (from the First Amendment)

Conservatives are mostly a passive lot, expressing their frustrations and anger over ideas they oppose by listening to or watching Fox ...Read more

Obama (finally) endorses Biden

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

It isn't like Joe Biden was former President Barack Obama's first choice for president.

Obama's video endorsement of Biden on Tuesday came after every other candidate had pulled out. He even waited for Bernie Sanders to suspend his campaign to endorse Biden. The "moderate" Obama and the formerly moderate Biden now appear to be in bed with the ...Read more

Coronavirus imposed homeschooling could be a blessing in disguise

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced public schools will be closed for the rest of the academic year due to the coronavirus. More mayors and governors will likely make similar announcements, if they have not already ...Read more

Biden is clearly unfit to be his party's nominee, much less president

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

After weeks of criticizing President Trump for not "doing enough" in the fight against the Covid-19 virus and suggesting the president take actions he had already taken, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden picked up the phone and called the White House. Given his confusion about so many things, perhaps he thought he was ...Read more

Let's accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

"A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a person's strength." (Proverbs 17:22 NLT)

Everywhere you look -- from newspaper headlines, to TV "alerts," to those too-long White House briefings, to people wearing masks in public places, there is hardly any news that isn't ...Read more

Save the media by adding more conservatives and serious religious people

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

I confess to a certain self-interest in today's column. The media, especially newspapers, are in trouble. Conservatives like myself have been relentless in attacking their collective bias over the years, but as more of them fold or reduce staff, it is crucial the institution be saved.

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We might have to change the nation's abbreviation from USA to ATM

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

It is not cognitive dissonance -- the impossibility of holding two or more contradictory beliefs simultaneously -- to favor the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill passed by Congress and signed by President Trump while at ...Read more

Whatever became of Dan Quayle?

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

He was the 44th vice president of the United States in the George H.W. Bush administration, but for the last 20 years, Dan Quayle has stayed mostly away from the unfriendly glare of political life.

I called him to get his thoughts on the coronavirus and the current political scene.

On the virus and the approach to it by the Trump ...Read more

"Made in China" could be stamped on the United States

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

If anything good can come from the coronavirus pandemic, it is the revelation of America's overreliance on China, especially when it comes to drugs.

Interviewed by NBC News, retired Brigadier General John Adams said...Read more

The virus can help us focus on what matters most, your family and the nation

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Some years ago, I wrote a book titled "The Things That Matter Most." It was a critique of the continuing impact the '60s generation has had on the country.

The coronavirus pandemic, too, offers us an opportunity to consider what matters most in our nation and individual lives. We are told to stay indoors, not travel, avoid restaurants and bars ...Read more


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