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Author Archives: Cal Thomas / Syndicated Columnist

Rebuild Gaza after it quits making war

After World War II, the Marshall Plan helped rebuild a devastated Europe. The key word in that sente …

Business lessons for all, especially GOP

In the fairy tale “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves,” Ali Baba, a poor woodcutter, is in the forest when he hears a group of robbers approaching on horseback.

Joan Rivers and Me

Yes, we were very different, but Joan was just terrific

Big surprise: Communists lied about Hong Kong

The promise the Chinese government made to Britain and to the world as Hong Kong reverted to Chinese control at midnight on June 30, 1997, that China would abide by the “one country, two systems” plan, which would afford Hong Kong greater autonomy, except in matters of foreign relations and defense, was to last 50 years.

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.

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