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Past articles by Cal:

An old national debt carries over to a new year

“Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.” — Herbert Hoover → Read More

McCullough’s History Never Boring

Historian David McCullough was fond of saying of those he wrote about: "If they're not forgotten, they're not gone." → Read More

Biden’s poorly timed visit to the Middle East

In 1988, five years after calling the Soviet Union an “evil empire,” President Ronald Reagan visited Moscow where he addressed an audience of students from Moscow State University. → Read More

Cal Thomas - It ain’t easy being green

Technology should precede ideology, not the reverse → Read More

The decline of America

Two recent Gallup polls reveal an erosion of foundational principles that are key to a stable and enduring society. → Read More

The end of Roe v. Wade?

Chief Justice John G. Roberts has confirmed the accuracy of a leaked document that revealed an initial majority vote to overturn Roe v. Wade. → Read More

Disinformation Governance Board: Biden’s ‘Ministry of Truth’

As with many things, propaganda can be used for good or for ill, depending on who dispenses it. → Read More

Free at Last

It's good the mask mandate is over, but it should concern all of us is how easily freedom can be lost. Too many Americans behaved like sheep. → Read More

Censorship Takes Many Forms, Including Refusing to Cover Stories

The real unreliable purveyors of disinformation (or no information) are those who failed to do their journalistic duty and investigate. → Read More

'Freedom Isn't Free': The Generational Split on What's Worth Fighting For

We've been living off the bravery and sacrifice of "the Greatest Generation" for some time. We need a renewal. → Read More

Don’t Ignore History or Sage Advice When It Comes to Economy

Like so much of the Constitution, the left and too many on the right have ignored history and sage advice when it comes to the economy. → Read More

Mayor Eric Adams Is Half Right

New York City Mayor Eric Adams criticized reporters for what he regards as their negative coverage of his administration. → Read More

Nixonian Political Dirty Tricks, the Sequel

Special counsel John Durham has only scraped the surface of what could be the biggest dirty tricks scandal in U.S. political history. → Read More

The Republican Opportunity

The election of Gov. Youngkin provides Republicans a chance to focus on good policies like school choice, instead of only bashing Democrats. → Read More

McConnell Deconstructs Biden

Mitch McConnell compared President Biden's past promise to unite the nation with his recent divisive talk designed to pull us further apart. → Read More

A Rabbi, a Terrorist, and the FBI

A man took hostages in a Texas synagogue, demanding the release of a terrorist, but the FBI didn’t think it was related to terrorism? → Read More

Adams' (Big) Apple: Worm Turns for NYC, but Not for Better

Eric Adams, new mayor of the Big Apple, responded to the killing of a fast-food cashier with a cliche about the need to end "gun violence." → Read More

School Choice Needed as Teachers Unions Force COVID-19 Closings

Teachers refuse to return to classrooms after billions are spent on vaccines and COVID-19 mitigation. School choice offers alternatives. → Read More

Disclose Names of Men in Maxwell-Epstein Case

Maxwell could get a reduced sentence if she releases the names and possible videos of the men who traveled to Epstein's Caribbean island. → Read More

Kamala Harris' 'Biggest Failure'? Where to Begin?

If the Biden administration's policies were working, both Biden and Harris' poll numbers would reflect their success, not their failure. → Read More