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…

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…