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The pro-life movement's moment

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?

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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?

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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

The Democrat's God favors socialism

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

For the last 27 years, Democrats have been trying to win over evangelical Christians who last voted in large numbers for their party's presidential candidate, Jimmy Carter, in 1976.

At the 1992 Democratic National Convention, Al Gore gave it a go, but misquoted Scripture. In his acceptance ...Read more

Joe Biden suffers a political hit

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Why does it seems like the political equivalent of a Mafia hit job on Joe Biden, who is being whacked before a much-anticipated announcement of his presidential plans?

Most people who pay attention to such things have seen Biden's hands-on approach when it comes to women. Not until the last few days when two women have come forward to accuse ...Read more

If not an emergency, what is it?

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

The flood tide of illegal immigrants crossing our southern border cannot and must not continue. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) has said of it, "The system is broken and overwhelmed. It is a national emergency."

The definition of emergency might help focus attention:

"A sudden, urgent, usually unexpected occurrence or occasion requiring immediate...Read more

Liberal media complicit in collusion narrative

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

What Sean Davis, co-founder of the web magazine The Federalist, wrote in Tuesday's Wall Street Journal sums up the disgust many Americans are feeling about the way big media handled the ...Read more

Nothing will stop the Democrats from coming after the Trump administration

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

The saga that is the Mueller Report is a consequence of what happens when you begin with a conclusion and then desperately seek evidence you hope will confirm it.

The conclusion: Donald Trump was illegitimately elected and that he and/or his campaign conspired with the Russians to undermine Hillary Clinton's presidential candidacy.

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A harsh president

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

President Trump made a rare appearance at a church last Sunday. It's a safe bet the sermon was not based on Proverbs 15:1 -- "A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a ...Read more

The New Zealand massacre is not the fault of Trump or the NRA

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

Last week in New Zealand, a self-avowed white supremacist targeted two mosques and streamed his bloody killing spree on social media.

There are at least three condemnations that should result from the massacre.

The first condemnation is for the act itself. The callous slaughter of people at prayer is part of an age that has devalued life, from...Read more

Young people's ignorance of the evils of socialism explains a lot

From the Right / Cal Thomas /

One of the rotten fruits produced by what passes for today's American education system is the ignorance some young people have about socialism.

According to a new Harris Poll given exclusively to Axios, the news and ...Read more

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