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Hypocrisy has lost all meaning

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

There was a time when calling someone a hypocrite could stain their reputation. No more. Like the overused and often misapplied word "racism," hypocrisy has lost the power to cause harm.

The media and Democrats are agog over President Trump's comment to former Bill Clinton adviser and current "Good Morning America" host, George Stephanopoulos. ...Read more

America's greatness if falling deeper and deeper in debt

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

There are many addictions besides drugs, sex and power. There is also our increasing addiction to debt. According to Money Magazine, reporting on figures from the New York Fed, "Americans' debt hit a new high of $13 trillion last year, surpassing the previous record set in 2008...Read more

Faith has become too political and government too secular

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Only the most partisan person would begrudge prayers for the president of the United States, but a recent visit by President Trump to the mega McLean Bible Church in Virginia has rubbed some congregants the wrong way.

The White House ...Read more

Sonia Purnell was D-Day's 'forgotten' woman

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Observances of the 75th anniversary of D-Day are properly focusing on the troops and the architect of Operation Overlord, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, who freed Europe from Hitler and his Nazi hordes.

One person -- a woman -- has not received the credit she deserves for her efforts ...Read more

Robert Mueller's upside-down justice adds to the president's prospects in 2020

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

It's a familiar quote from Charles Dickens' classic "Oliver Twist," but with special contemporary relevance in light of a statement last week by Special Counsel Robert Mueller: "'If the law supposes that,' said Mr. Bumble... 'the law is a ass -- a idiot.'"

But it isn't so ...Read more

Democractic hypocrites stubbornly refuse to give the president credit for the good he has done

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

The quote is attributed to President Harry Truman, and Ronald Reagan kept it on his desk: "It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."

It is even more amazing what has been accomplished with the American economy, but Democratic presidential candidates, the media and economists such as Paul Krugman of ...Read more

Once a terrorist always a terrorist

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the release of self-admitted "American Taliban" member John Walker Lindh "unexplainable and unconscionable."

Lindh, who was paroled last Thursday from a federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana, served 17 ...Read more

There's a problem for every solution

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Among the many things that frustrate Americans about Washington, D.C., is the unwillingness -- not inability, but unwillingness -- to solve problems.

One of many examples is the U.S. national debt, now more than $22 trillion and counting.

As Heritage ...Read more

This is the pro-life movement's moment to move against the Godless progressives

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Since 1973, when Roe vs. Wade ushered in what would eventually lead to abortion on demand, including partial-birth abortion and even the failure to protect babies born alive after failed procedures -- the ...Read more

My sentimental journey with Doris Day

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

It was Oscar Levant who uttered the famous line: "I knew Doris Day before she was a virgin."

In a way it was a backhanded compliment to a woman who represented in most of her film roles an image of chastity and virtue that was once mostly promoted in American culture, though not always ...Read more

By going back to the past, Biden will ensure that America's future will be dim

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Joe Biden, the leading Democrat in the overcrowded presidential sweepstakes (there are more of them running than horses in the recent Kentucky Derby), appears to want to take America back to the days of the Obama administration, which he was a part of for eight years. What would that look like?

In a 2010 interview on "politics/fromtheright/calthomas/s-2208060">Read more

There's at least one solution to college debt

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Congress created the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program in 2007 in an attempt to attract people into professions like teaching, nursing and public-interest law. College graduates would be forgiven their student loans if...Read more

McCullough's 'The Pioneers' is a rebuke to today's entitlement mentality

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

In a country preoccupied with presidential candidates preaching extreme liberalism and even unabashed socialism comes America's greatest living historian, David McCullough, with a new and needed book.

It's called "The Pioneers" and the subtitle is its theme: "The heroic story of the settlers who brought the American ideal west" (politics/fromtheright/calthomas/s-2205326">Read more

Signs of the times: The NY Times apologized about an anti-Semitic cartoon and their apology is not enough

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

It took a few days, but the New York Times finally got around to apologizing for publishing in its international edition a grossly anti-Semitic cartoon depicting a blind President Trump wearing a yarmulke and being...Read more

Strong economy continues to be a problem for Democrats

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

How long can Democrats continue to claim the roaring economy should be credited to the Obama administration? How many, except the self-deluded, actually believe this?

The latest bad news for the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates is politics/fromtheright/calthomas/s-2202964">Read more

Let me try to defend Kate Smith from the PC police

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

The long arm of the PC police has reached back to the '30s and arrested, prosecuted and sentenced the late singer Kate Smith. Smith, who popularized Irving Berlin's song "God Bless America" and was a female pioneer in early television, recorded songs that today in hindsight are viewed as politics/fromtheright/calthomas/s-2201381">Read more

They've only just begun

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Objectivity, like Elvis, long ago left the building in Washington and so the report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller is being read and interpreted through mostly biased eyes.

Democrats, who had counted on Mueller to prove that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia, were initially as crestfallen as they were on election night 2016. Still, ...Read more

The exception that is Costa Rica

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

LIBERIA, Costa Rica -- In the ongoing U.S. debate about immigration, the Central American countries of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala are mainly in the news because many of those crossing our border from Mexico are from these nations. Why isn't ...Read more

The idea of flooding the sanctuary zones makes sense

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

In the category of Mad magazine's "scenes we'd like to see," comes President Trump's threat to transport migrants ...Read more

It's about time someone designated IRGC a foreign terrorist organization

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

President Trump has designated Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) a foreign terrorist organization (FTO). It's about time. Other administrations might have done it, but didn't.

In a statement, the ...Read more

 

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