By Cal Thomas | 11/06/13 02:32 PM
Last August before a closed-door meeting of Republican leaders in Boston, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey said, “We are not a debating society. We are a political operation that needs to win.” Tuesday night, Christie won. Big time. In one of the nation’s bluest states, Christie got...
By Cal Thomas | 11/04/13 05:36 PM
The Supreme Court will hear arguments this week about prayers in public life, this latest deliberation revolving around a case from Greece, N.Y., and the recitation of prayers during town board meetings. The board used to begin each of its meetings with a moment of silence. When that moment of...
By Cal Thomas | 10/30/13 11:36 AM
When the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan is completed next year, what will happen to Afghan women? Will a resurgent Taliban return them to wearing burqas, withdraw them from schools and force them to live behind painted glass in their homes, permitting them to leave the house...
By Cal Thomas | 10/28/13 01:21 PM
“Bye Bye Birdie” is an old musical that survives in high school productions and in some people’s memory bank. It debuted on Broadway in 1960 and was made into a film in 1963.
By Cal Thomas | 10/23/13 05:43 PM
“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” The White Queen, “Alice in Wonderland” The more President Obama talks about the supposed joys of his affordable health care law, the more he resembles a political Mad Hatter, devoid of reason, absent...
By Cal Thomas | 10/22/13 07:55 AM
The fiasco in Washington over the partial government shutdown, raising the debt ceiling and deepening animosity between Republicans and Democrats (and Republicans and Republicans), has left many asking if there is any way out of this bitter, endless cycle. There may be.
By Cal Thomas | 10/17/13 09:15 AM
Can something as tragic and immoral as slavery become, if not less tragic, then noble, even righteous, in the telling? It can and it does in the capable hands of Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.
By Cal Thomas | 10/14/13 03:02 PM
A new Associated Press-GfK poll revealed some troubling statistics for members of both major political parties, if they can be troubled, given what looks to be their lack of concern for what they are doing to the country. The poll found that fewer people approve of President Obama’s job...
By Cal Thomas | 10/09/13 02:55 PM
It's the 40th anniversary of Erica Jong's “Fear of Flying,” which some have described as a breakthrough book for women and for modern feminism. Reduced to its common (and I do mean common) denominator, the book, which was written in the appropriately named “Me” Decade of the ’70s,...
By Cal Thomas | 10/07/13 01:33 PM
With frustration building over Washington’s refusal to behave in the public interest, perhaps it’s worth noting a drastic solution tried by the Irish. Irish voters cast ballots last week on a referendum to abolish the country’s Upper House, known as the Seanad. Prime Minister Enda Kenny...
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