What can Bill Gates stop you from doing?

by Thomas Sowell -- Random thoughts on the passing scene: One of the problems with being a pessimist is that you can never celebrate when you are proven right. If what you more…

Conservatives for Trump?

by Thomas Sowell -- The sudden appearance of Donald Trump on the political horizon last year may have been surprising, but not nearly as surprising as seeing some conservatives supporting him. Does more…

GOP winners and whiners

by Thomas Sowell -- If there is one pattern that is emerging from this year's political campaigns, it is that rhetoric beats reality – in both parties. The biggest surprise among the more…

A banner year for campaign lies

by Thomas Sowell -- If you took all the lies out of political rhetoric, how much would be left? Apparently, even less than usual this year. The latest, and perhaps biggest, lie more…

The 'voice of the people' fallacy

by Thomas Sowell -- We hear many fallacies in election years. The fallacy that seems to be most popular this year is that, if Donald Trump comes close to getting the 1,237 more…

Dangerous Donald Trump

by Thomas Sowell -- Donald Trump's victories in the Republican primaries may make him seem like a sure winner. But those victories have been achieved by receiving either somewhat less than 40 more…

Supreme hypocrisy on display

by Thomas Sowell -- If there is one thing that is bipartisan in Washington, it is brazen hypocrisy. Currently, there is much indignation being expressed by Democrats because the Republican-controlled Senate refuses more…