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Thomas Sowell

Beware of Our Betters

Jonathan Gruber’s notion that the people are “stupid” is no different from Barack Obama’s comments when he derided Americans as petty people who want to cling to their guns and their religion…

Thomas Sowell

Obama’s Racial Quota on Black Youth Punishment

Under an implicit threat of losing their federal subsidies, by the Obama administration the Minneapolis Public Schools have agreed to reduce the disparity in punishment of black students…

Thomas Sowell

Voter Fraud and Voter I.D.

A recent survey by Old Dominion University indicates that there are more than a million registered voters who are not citizens, and who therefore are not legally entitled to vote…

Thomas Sowell

Random Thoughts with Thomas Sowell – October 2014

Unless the Secret Service is given unambiguous authority to shoot anyone who climbs over the White House fence, millions of American voters’ choice for that office can be nullified by any crackpot…

Thomas Sowell

Predatory Journalism

Media taking advantage of people’s ignorance of economics to score ideological points & promote expansion of government powers limits the options of poor people, who have few options already…

Thomas Sowell

Irresponsible So Called ‘Education’

More whites were brought as slaves to North Africa than blacks brought as slaves to the United States or to the 13 colonies from which it was formed. Try learning that in college today…

Heil Obama

Local or National Elections?

Barack Obama understands that his ability to fundamentally remake America in his far left vision depends crucially on having control of the Senate with the power to confirm his leftist federal judges.

Thomas Sowell

Who Wants War?

Barack Obama has done more than anyone else to promote the dangerous illusion that we can choose whether to have a war or not. But our enemies have already made that choice…

Living Wages

Mob Rule Economics

While we talk about democracy and equal rights, we seem increasingly to let both private and government decisions be determined by mob rule. Take Living Wages for example…

hillary clinton silhouette

Irresponsible Presidential Choices

Another president chosen for demographic representation, whether by race, sex or whatever, and further insulated from criticism and from reality, is the last thing we need…

Governor Jay Nixon of Missouri

The Media and the Mob

If we can’t be bothered to stop and think, instead of repeating pat phrases, don’t expect to live under the rule of law. Do you prefer the rule of the media and/or the mob???

Obama Golfing

Sowell: Random Thoughts, August 2014

The President is not in the slightest trouble. He is doing whatever he feels like doing, he is virtually impeachment-proof. The country is in huge trouble & in real danger because of his policies…

Homer Brain

Is Thinking Obsolete?

In an age when scientists are creating artificial intelligence, too many of our educational institutions seem to be creating artificial stupidity…

Empty shells beside an Israeli tank near the Gaza border

Enough With The Cease Fires Already

If you want to minimize civilian casualties, then minimize the danger of war, by no longer coming to the rescue of those who start wars…

Thomas Sowell

America’s Needed Birthday Gift

When a former Speaker of the House of Representatives announces that she is going down to our border to welcome masses of people crossing that border illegally, you know that something is fundamentally wrong…

King Obama

A Lame Duck Country?

Why do we have a Constitution of the United States if a president can ignore it without any consequences???

Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Amnesty Lite Is Still Amnesty

Comprehensive immigration reform means granting some form of amnesty up front and promising to control the border later. How many more times are we going to fall for that bait and switch fraud???

Thomas Sowell

A Bitter After-taste

With terrorists threatening to at least fragment Iraq, if not take it over, it is a sobering thought that Barack Obama has been wrong about Iraq and every other foreign policy issue…

Ambassador Post Office

The Ambassador and the Post Office

You can always keep anything old, clunky and inefficient still in business, if you are willing to pour unlimited amounts of the taxpayers’ money down a bottomless pit…

Random Thoughts

If the Democrats retain control of the Senate after this year’s election, Barack Obama can load the federal courts from top to bottom with judges who will ignore the Constitution…

Lost in Poverty or Snow Storms?

This lady wandered around in the storm, struggling to try to get home, but there was no way for her to know where home was. Eventually she collapsed in the snow & died…

The Height of Utopianism

A political battle that is shaping up in San Francisco has implications for other communities across the country…

Campus Kangaroo Courts & Lynch Law Policies

Anything that fits the “war on women” theme is seen as smart politics in an election year. The last thing Attorney General Eric Holder’s Justice Department is interested in is justice…

Moral Bankruptcy

This is just one of many programs dreamed up by “educators” who seem determined to do anything except educate. They see school children as guinea pigs for their pet notions…

Gary Becker (1930-2014)

Gary Becker (1930-2014)

Becker was an economist’s economist, he also transcended the traditional boundaries of economics. His application of economic analysis to racial discrimination broke new grounds…

Dunbar High School

Will Dunbar Rise Again?

William Raspberry once wrote in his Washington Post column that you could turn any social gathering of local blacks into warring camps just by saying the one word “Dunbar.”…

DC PREP

Demonizing the Helpers

Lots of things need to be done by lots of people to improve our education system, especially for schools in minority neighborhoods. Demonizing those who are trying to help is not one of them…