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Author Archives: Cal Thomas / Syndicated Columnist

Common humanity should unite

From 1948 to 1961, there was a show called “This Is Your Life,” hosted by Ralph Edwards.

Scotland’s debates mirror our own

CAIRNRYAN, Scotland – For Americans whose knowledge of this beautiful land is limited to kilts, whiskey, bagpipes and the film “Braveheart,” the forthcoming referendum on whether Scotland should remain part of the United Kingdom or become an independent nation will come as a curiosity at best.

Fight to win against extremists

BELFAST, Northern Ireland – U.S. airstrikes that have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces recapture a strategic dam and halt, at least temporarily, the advance of ISIS terrorists on the Kurdish capital of Erbil are a welcome pushback against a relentless enemy that for a time seemed invincible.

UK, Kansas reaping benefits from cutting taxes

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, England – “Neither a borrower nor a lender be; for loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.” – “Hamlet,” Act I, Scene III

Perry’s action sends right message

Gov. Rick Perry of Texas plans to order 1,000 National Guard troops to his state’s border with Mexico in an effort to stem the tide of immigrants illegally entering from Central America and dispersing around the country once they’ve made it into Texas.

No aid for allegiance with Hamas

The anti-Semitic “tradition” of blaming Jews for the world’s problems mostly took a temporary back seat in light of the indiscriminate rocket attacks on Israel by the terrorist group Hamas.

Creating an underclass loyal to Dems

The cab driver taking me to the Washington Nationals baseball game on July 4 is from Bangladesh.

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