A Cruz coalition to stop Trump?

by Thomas Sowell -- The worst political blunder of all time, according to scientist Freeman Dyson, was the decision of the emperor of China in 1433 to cut off his country from more…

Last chance for America?

by Thomas Sowell -- The "Super Tuesday" primaries may be a turning point for America – and quite possibly a turn for the worse. After seven long years of domestic disasters and more…

Today's politics: Spreading fear & paranoia

by Thomas Sowell -- Amid all the media analyses of the prospects of each of the candidates in both political parties, there is remarkably little discussion of the validity – or lack more…

The lure of socialism

by Thomas Sowell -- Many people of mature years are amazed at how many young people have voted for Sen. Bernie Sanders and are enthusiastic about the socialism he preaches. Many of more…

Post-Scalia, GOP should go Cruz

by Thomas Sowell -- Amid the petty bickering, loud rhetoric and sordid attack ads in this year's primary election campaigns, the death of a giant – Justice Antonin Scalia – suddenly overshadows more…

The collapsing
Social Security
pyramid scheme

by Thomas Sowell -- During this election year, we are destined to hear many words that are toxic in the way they misrepresent reality and substitute fantasies that can win votes. One more…

Trump & Rubio: Rising above principle

by Thomas Sowell -- Sen. Ted Cruz's upset victory against Donald Trump has robbed "The Donald" of his stock answer to any criticism from rivals – that he is winning and his more…

November: Felon vs. pied piper?

by Thomas Sowell -- Random thoughts on the passing scene: Will this November's presidential election come down to a choice between a felon and a pied piper? People who call Barack Obama more…