'We know best' elitists

by Thomas Sowell -- Jonathan Gruber's several videotaped remarks about the gross deceptions that got Obamacare passed in Congress should tell us a lot about the Obama administration. And the way that more…

A legacy of liberalism

by Thomas Sowell -- Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said there were "phrases that serve as an excuse for not thinking." One of these phrases that substitute for thought today is more…

Obama a weak lame duck? Hardly

by Thomas Sowell -- Just what happened last week on Election Day? And what is going to happen in the years ahead? The most important thing that happened last week was that more…

Eric Holder's 'voter suppression' fraud

by Thomas Sowell -- 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 more…

White House fence jumpers? Shoot 'em

by Thomas Sowell -- Random thoughts on the passing scene: The great boxing champion Joe Louis once said about one of his opponents, who was known for his speed: "He can run, more…

Predatory journalism

by Thomas Sowell -- The New York Times is again on the warpath against what it calls "predatory lending." Just what is predatory lending? It is lending that charges a higher interest more…

Obama's priority: Not protecting Americans

by Thomas Sowell -- The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is both a danger in itself and a wake-up call for Americans – about President Obama, about the institutions of this country more…

Who says Obama's not transparent?

by Thomas Sowell -- Random thoughts on the passing scene: What a non-judgmental society amounts to is that common decency is optional – which means that decency is likely to become less more…

When war is necessary

by Thomas Sowell -- Some pundits are saying that President Obama has been floundering in his response to the ISIS crisis because public opinion polls show most Americans don't want another war. more…