Cal Thomas

Op-ed: What happened to conservative optimism?

I had never heard of Milo Yiannopoulos until recently, perhaps because I don’t visit some of the websites where his musings are published.... Read more

Op-ed: A new direction on education

American public school students fall well behind students around the world in math and science proficiency. This is not debatable. According to the Trends in... Read more

Major media remain in denial

Since Donald Trump’s election, the major media have been trying to figure out what they did wrong, given their fawning coverage of Hillary Clinton and... Read more

The narrative

Just days into the Trump administration, the left’s narrative is clear. First, it was that Trump is an “illegitimate” president because he didn’t win the... Read more

Not so Golden Globes

Meryl Streep has played many roles in her long career and holds the record for the most Academy Award nominations of any actor. Among her... Read more

Op-ed: Chicago carnage: What can be done?

Chicago has come a long way from the idealized lyric “my kind of town, Chicago is,” which Frank Sinatra made famous.

True, Chicago has a history... Read more

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