By Cal Thomas | 09/25/13 04:20 PM
President Obama’s speech to the United Nations General Assembly in New York was flawed, displaying a type of moral equivalency that does not exist for America’s enemies. His claim that “the world is more stable than it was five years ago” is demonstrably false. In Iraq, Afghanistan,...
By Cal Thomas | 09/23/13 05:45 PM
President Obama pledged to end partisanship, but instead has exacerbated it. He recently accused House Republicans of being extortionists for opposing a raise in the debt ceiling and wanting to defund Obamacare. Dictionary.com defines extortion as “the crime of obtaining money or some other...
By Cal Thomas | 09/18/13 02:57 PM
There is a tradition in politics that is similar to one in the legal profession: When evidence supports your position, make your argument based on the evidence, but when it argues against your position, ignore the evidence and appeal to emotion.
By Cal Thomas | 09/16/13 01:47 PM
Expecting Syria to live up to an agreement between Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for the cataloging, inspection, removal and eventual destruction or sequester of chemical weapons is a subtle seduction. Why would a dictator like Bashar Assad relinquish...
By Cal Thomas | 09/11/13 05:47 PM
“One does not sharpen the axes after the right time; after the time they are needed.” — Russian Proverb The late Ukrainian violinist Mischa Elman is considered one of the greatest of all time, but he has nothing on Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has played the Obama administration...
By Cal Thomas | 09/09/13 02:51 PM
Perhaps if America had a successful track record in the Middle East, President Obama’s appeal for a “limited” attack on Syria might carry more weight.
By Cal Thomas | 09/04/13 04:15 PM
Before Attorney General Eric Holder and the Justice Department move forward with a lawsuit to block education vouchers for thousands of low-income students trapped in failing Louisiana public schools, he ought to speak to parents whose children benefit from the statewide measured called the...
By Cal Thomas | 09/03/13 03:33 PM
Appearing in the White House Rose Garden on Saturday, President Obama apparently experienced a revelation. He acknowledged there are constitutional limits on his power, something he has heretofore mostly ignored while issuing executive orders, bypassing Congress on appointments and deciding which...
By Cal Thomas | 08/28/13 03:15 PM
"Oh, when will they ever learn? Oh, when will they ever learn?" -- Peter, Paul and Mary By the time you read this, U.S. missiles and bombs may be falling on Syria. Why? Syria hasn't attacked us. It does not pose a security threat to the United States. These were arguments made against the...
By Cal Thomas | 08/26/13 05:25 PM
Ashton Kutcher, the 35-year-old actor and ex-husband of actress Demi Moore, has never been considered a poster child for the "family values crowd," but at the Teen Choice Awards two weeks ago, he could have easily passed for one.
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