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McCall: Dehumanization and immigration

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Thomas McCall, Columnist

April 20, 2018

Here's a little morsel of information many people seem to forget: immigrants are people. They're human beings who love, fight and live just as you do. No, they are not rapists or murderers or criminals. No, they are not a horde marching towards the United States border intent on pilfering jobs and pi...

McCall: John Bolton is a threat to our national security

Thomas McCall, Columnist

April 6, 2018

John Bolton should not be our next national security advisor. He’s a threat to our national security. Here's why. First of all: Former President George W. Bush appointed Bolton to be United States Ambassador to the United Nations back in 2005. However, Vice President Joe Biden (then the top Democratic...

McCall: Toxic masculinity and mass shootings

Thomas McCall, Columnist

March 30, 2018

The students who marched in the March For Our Lives this past Saturday have taken the issue of gun control into their own hands—not that they had much of a choice. Their politicians are deaf to the cacophony of cries for gun reform. I've written previously about my stance on guns: We should outlaw...

McCall: Guns do not belong in schools

Thomas McCall, Columnist

March 2, 2018

President Donald Trump met with students at the White House this past week to discuss possible solutions to gun violence. In the meeting, President Trump suggested that we give guns to "gun-adept” teachers in an effort to protect students from mass shootings like the one in Florida this past week. First...

McCall: Abuse victims are not a threat to due process

Thomas McCall, Columnist

February 23, 2018

In the early hours of Feb. 10, President Donald Trump tweeted the following: "Peoples lives are being shattered and destroyed by a mere allegation. Some are true and some are false. Some are old and some are new. There is no recovery for someone falsely accused-life and career are gone. Is there no su...

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