The truth about late-talking children

by Thomas Sowell -- Anyone who knows what anxiety, and sometimes anguish, parents go through when they have a child who is still not talking at age 2, 3 or even 4, more…

Yes, Obama does have a strategy

by Thomas Sowell -- Those people who say that President Obama has no clear vision and no clear strategy for dealing with the ISIS terrorists in the Middle East may be mistaken. more…

A woman president? Sure, if she's best candidate

by Thomas Sowell -- The latest Gallup poll indicates that 14 percent of the people "moderately disapprove" of Barack Obama's performance as president and 39 percent "strongly disapprove." Since Obama won two more…

The facts about aggressive police tactics

by Thomas Sowell -- The political left has been campaigning against the use of force since at least the 18th century. So it is not surprising that they are now arguing that more…

The media and the mob

by Thomas Sowell -- Those of us who admit that we were not there and do not know what happened when Michael Brown was shot by a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, seem more…

Too bad we can't trade Obama for Netanyahu

by Thomas Sowell -- Random thoughts on the passing scene: I don't know why we are spending our hard-earned money paying taxes to support a criminal justice system, when issues of guilt more…

Attacking achievement in NYC

by Thomas Sowell -- New York's mayor, Bill de Blasio, like so many others who call themselves "progressive," is gung-ho to solve social problems. In fact, he is currently on a crusade more…

Is thinking now obsolete?

by Thomas Sowell -- Some have said that we are living in a post-industrial era, while others have said that we are living in a post-racial era. But growing evidence suggests that more…

Cease the cease-fires!

by Thomas Sowell -- Many years ago, on my first trip around the world, I was struck by how the children in the Middle East – Arab and Israeli alike – were more…

Playing 'race card' borders on madness

by Thomas Sowell -- In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests by some Hispanic group, one man from the latter more…