Was Henry Ford a 'lottery winner'?

by Thomas Sowell -- In a recent panel discussion on poverty at Georgetown University, President Barack Obama gave another demonstration of his mastery of rhetoric – and disregard of reality. One of more…

Welfare-state failure knows no color

by Thomas Sowell -- Among the many painful ironies in the current racial turmoil is that communities scattered across the country were disrupted by riots and looting because of the demonstrable lie more…

Another way not to emulate Europe

by Thomas Sowell -- We all make mistakes and some of us learn from them. What is even better is to learn from other people's mistakes, where they pay for those mistakes more…

Avoiding a Clinton-versus-Bush match-up

by Thomas Sowell -- Painful as it is to realize that both the Democrats and the Republicans will still be holding their primaries a year from now, that is one of the more…

The new Inquisition

by Thomas Sowell -- How long will this country remain free? Probably only as long as the American people value their freedom enough to defend it. But how many people today can more…

The Iran 'agreement' charade

by Thomas Sowell -- By abandoning virtually all its demands for serious restrictions on Iran's nuclear bomb program, the Obama administration has apparently achieved the semblance of a preliminary introduction to the more…

Hillary's missing accomplishments

by Thomas Sowell -- It is amazing how a simple question can cause a complex lie to collapse like a house of cards. The simple question was asked by Bill O'Reilly of more…

Liberals' ruinous 'compassion'

by Thomas Sowell -- It is fascinating to see brilliant people belatedly discover the obvious – and to see an even larger number of brilliant people never discover the obvious. A recent more…

2 warnings from Bibi and Churchill

by Thomas Sowell -- When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint session of Congress on March 3, it was the third time he had done so. The only other person more…