Damaging admissions

by Thomas Sowell -- Opponents of charter schools have claimed that these schools are "cherry-picking" the students they admit and that this explains why many charter schools get better educational results with more…

The non-existent autism 'epidemic'

by Thomas Sowell -- The current controversy over whether parents should be forced to have their children vaccinated for measles is one of the painful signs of our times. Measles was virtually more…

A temperature lesson for 'global warmists'

by Thomas Sowell -- It was refreshing to see meteorologists apologize for their dire – and wrong – predictions of an unprecedented snowstorm they had said would devastate the northeast. It was more…

Nukes, measles and Asian 'privilege'

by Thomas Sowell -- Random thoughts on the passing scene: Who says President Obama doesn't promote bipartisanship? His complicity in Iran's moving toward nuclear bombs has alarmed some top Senate Democrats enough more…

Memo to GOP: Go with a governor

by Thomas Sowell -- With 2015 just getting under way, the buzz of political activity makes it seem almost as if we are already in the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign. more…

Obama's New Year's Irresolution

by Thomas Sowell -- President Barack Obama's absence from the great gathering in Paris of national leaders from other countries, to show their solidarity with France in its opposition to Islamic terrorists, more…

The 'equality' racket hurts America

by Thomas Sowell -- Some time ago, burglars in England scrawled a message on the wall of a home they had looted: "RICH BASTARDS." Those two words captured the spirit of the more…

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…