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Cal Thomas, Author at Salisbury Post

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Cal Thomas: For Trump, what might have been

“For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.’ ” — John Greenleaf Whittier By Cal Thomas There ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Conservatives make bad bargain

By Cal Thomas The mob violence that occurred at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday was deplorable and disgusting. It is the antithesis of a free ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, January 10, 2021 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Better, more civil year on the way in 2021?

By Cal Thomas I don’t like making predictions for a new year because they are just guesses and like palm readers, fortune-tellers and “experts,” guesses ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, January 3, 2021 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Christmas’ power unlike other holidays

By Cal Thomas Of all the great and small events of 1991, the death of CBS News’ “60 Minutes” co-host Harry Reasoner probably rates near ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, December 27, 2020 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Public deserves answers about Biden family’s deals

By Cal Thomas Can Joe Biden be trusted? It was President Richard Nixon who said in the midst of the enveloping Watergate scandal: “People have ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Why so much anger in politics?

By Cal Thomas There was a time in America, unknown or not experienced by people under the age of 50, when politics was a contact ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Another day older, another deeper in debt

By Cal Thomas The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reports the American government will soon reach a debt level equaling its entire gross domestic product. It ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Black Lives Matter movement, organization don’t match

By Cal Thomas Politicians and various social justice groups have long used labels that have nothing to do with the real intent of legislation, or ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:01 am

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Cal Thomas: Government really is coming for our guns

By Cal Thomas For years, conservative groups and especially the National Rifle Association have been warning that the government would find a way to confiscate ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Who’s divisive in new American revolution?

By Cal Thomas As near as I can tell it began in 1995, when Republicans won control of the House of Representatives for the first ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Chief Justice Roberts becomes unpredictable, sides with liberal judges

By Cal Thomas In providing the crucial fifth vote to strike down a Louisiana law requiring doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Trump fails at uniting divided nation

By Cal Thomas President Trump’s speech last week in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was a toxic stream of consciousness that ignored a great opportunity to speak words of ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: ‘Snake oil’ cures don’t usually pan out

By Cal Thomas On Monday, in an off-the-cuff comment following a White House meeting with restaurant industry leaders, President Trump revealed that he has been ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, May 24, 2020 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Fear shouldn’t interfere with lives

By Cal Thomas The choice before us seems to be no choice at all: stay inside and have no human contact with another soul, keep ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, May 17, 2020 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: More threats exist from China than coronavirus disease

By Cal Thomas The destruction of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the subsequent demise of the Soviet Union two years later lulled the West ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: The Acela media and liberal slant

Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis has coined a new phrase: “the Acela media.” His reference was to the high-speed AMTRAK train that travels between Washington, ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, April 26, 2020 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Finances alone won’t save news

By Cal Thomas I confess to a certain self-interest in today’s column. The media, especially newspapers, are in trouble. Conservatives like myself have been relentless ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, April 5, 2020 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: The virus and what matters most

By Cal Thomas Some years ago, I wrote a book titled “The Things That Matter Most.” It was a critique of the continuing impact the ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:39 pm

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Cal Thomas: Bloomberg didn’t get it done

By Cal Thomas The only thing that can be said about former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s first appearance with his fellow Democratic presidential ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, February 23, 2020 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Chick-fil-A chickens out under boycott pressure

By Cal Thomas, It is a truism that a blackmailer is rarely satisfied. Once the payoffs start, there often is no end to them. The ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, December 8, 2019 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Gifts that keep on giving make world of difference

By Cal Thomas Thanksgiving and Christmas seem to come earlier each year. Though the dates remain the same, the promotions from advertisers don’t. Christmas decorations ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, December 1, 2019 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Speak up for Israel’s right to its ancient land

By Cal Thomas Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that U.S. policy on Israel’s “settlements” is reverting to one held by the Reagan administration; ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Whatever happened to teaching US history?

According to a report by the National Assessment of Education Progress, the teaching of U.S. history to American students lags behind all other subject matters. ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, November 17, 2019 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Who needs spiritual advisers in the White House?

By Cal Thomas As far as I can tell from a reading of history, while some presidents were friends of members of the clergy, who ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Saturday, November 9, 2019 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Impeachment inquiry boils down to trick or trick

By Cal Thomas In those monster movies so popular at Halloween, it usually takes a while for the killer to be revealed. But when he ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Sunday, November 3, 2019 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: On Syria, Trump channels George McGovern

By Cal Thomas The year was 1972, and Americans wanted out of the Vietnam War; the right because it was not being won and the ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Saturday, October 12, 2019 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Where Christians should put sole trust and faith

By Cal Thomas The debate about political power and authority among those who profess the Christian faith has raged since the 1st century. In modern ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Saturday, October 5, 2019 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Climate activist doesn’t know it all at age 16

By Cal Thomas How much credibility should we give to a 16-year-old when considering her qualifications to lecture adults about science and an end-of-the-world scenario? ... Read more

by Cal Thomas, Saturday, September 28, 2019 12:00 am

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