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Stossel’s solution
By Cal Thomas

IN ORDER TO get the correct answer to anything, one must ask the right question. That is what former “ABC News” and current “Fox News” TV host John Stossel does on his weekly program. If ever there was “must-see TV,” this is it.

Stossel’s show on Saturday, June 30, was a classic. It was called “Government, Incorporated” and focused on what private industry can do less expensively and more efficiently than government. After watching it, I wondered why this isn’t happening. Why does inefficient, costly and unresponsive government continue to grow while the people and companies that could do the work much better are regulated and taxed to death?

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 2:47 PM
 
Many reacting to ‘Obamacare’
By Cal Thomas

REGARDLESS OF HOW the Supreme Court rules on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (this was written before the decision), the Obama administration has indicated it will move forward with those parts of the unpopular law it can impose on the country.

Tuesday, July 03, 2012 2:53 PM
 
Hard to label real extremists
By Cal Thomas

DON’T YOU FIND it odd that the word extremism seems to apply only to conservative Republicans? Terminology often drives political discourse and those who control the terms often determine the outcome.
Establishment Republicans have too often been uncomfortable in their own skin. When they win elections, they sometimes seem unsure of what to do next. Democrats never seem to have this problem. They operate according to their core convictions and are never considered extreme. Instead, they are moderate, even normal. When Republicans

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 1:49 PM
 
Egg on Face(book)
By Cal Thomas

THERE WILL BE investigations and already there are lawsuits over the rollout of Facebook’s overhyped initial public offering (IPO) last week, but no investigation is necessary into the reason for the outrage over the stock’s rapid fall. It’s called human nature.
It is the same characteristic that causes people to believe against staggering odds that they can win the lottery, or score big in Atlantic City or discover a foolproof system for playing the stock market. It is the familiar?get-rich-quick notion that somehow one can bypass hard work, sound financial planning and win The Big One, retiring to a life of ease.

Tuesday, June 05, 2012 2:21 PM
 
Warming up to Romney

By Cal Thomas

IT WASN’T EXACTLY the belly of the beast Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney visited recently on a picture-perfect commencement day at “the world’s largest Christian University,” but his appearance was a test as to whether the conservative school, founded by the late Jerry Falwell, would embrace a devout Mormon. And Romney passed.
The more than 30,000 assembled in Liberty University’s stadium to hear his commencement address not only applauded him when he proclaimed that marriage was a relationship between one man and one woman but

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 2:52 PM
 
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