Thomas Sowell

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 00:00

Is Law Optional?

Do we want people punished, based on other people's preconceptions, rather than on the facts of the individual case?

Tuesday, 02 December 2014 00:00

Ferguson Opinions Versus Ferguson Facts

Everyone seems to have an opinion about the tragic events in Ferguson, Missouri. But, as Daniel Patrick Moynihan used to say, "You're entitled to your own opinion but you're not entitled to your own facts."

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 08:30

Beware of Our Betters

Jonathan Gruber's notion that the people are "stupid" is not fundamentally different from what Barack Obama said to his fellow elite leftists in San Francisco, when he derided ordinary Americans as petty people who want to cling to their guns and their religion. We need to see through such arrogant elitists if we want to cling to our freedom.

Thursday, 20 November 2014 08:30

Racial Quota Punishment

There are now racial quota limits for punishment in the Minneapolis schools. On the surface, this may look like a favor to blacks. But only on the surface. Anyone with common sense knows that letting a kid get away with bad behavior is an open invitation to worse behavior in the future.

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 00:00

Legacy of Slavery vs. Legacy of Liberalism

If we are to go by evidence of social retrogression, liberals have wreaked more havoc on blacks than the supposed "legacy of slavery" they talk about.

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 00:00

The Elections: What Happened?

Just what happened last week on election day? And what is going to happen in the years ahead?

Tuesday, 04 November 2014 00:00

Voter Fraud and Voter I.D.

One of the biggest voter frauds may be the idea promoted by Attorney General Eric Holder and others that there is no voter fraud, that laws requiring voters to have a photo identification are just attempts to suppress black voting.

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 00:00

Random Thoughts

Random thoughts on the passing scene:

 

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 00:00

Predatory Journalism

Editorial demagoguery against "predatory" lending might well be called predatory journalism — taking advantage of other people's ignorance of economics to score ideological points.

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 16:45

Irresponsible 'Education'

Turning schools and colleges into indoctrination centers is a major and reckless disservice to them and to American society, which is vulnerable as all human societies have always been, especially those that are decent.

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