Who's responsible for the barbarism?

by Thomas Sowell -- The cold-blooded murder of two New York City policemen as they sat in their car is not only an outrage but also a wake-up call. It shows, in more…

Feinstein's report: Tortured reasoning

by Thomas Sowell -- Critics and defenders of the harsh interrogation methods applied to captured terrorists can argue forever over whether those methods were "torture." But any serious discussion of a serious more…

Is law optional?

by Thomas Sowell -- The fiasco of Rolling Stone magazine's apology for an unsubstantiated claim of gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house – and the instant rush to judgment more…

Ferguson: An orgy of anarchy

by Thomas Sowell -- 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 more…

'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…