Republicans, where are you?

by Thomas Sowell -- The biggest battle in the lame-duck session of Congress may well be over whether or not to extend the Bush administration's tax cuts, which are scheduled to expire more…

The upside of airport outrages

by Thomas Sowell -- No country has better airport security than Israel – and no country needs it more, since Israel is the most hated target of Islamic extremist terrorists. Yet, somehow, more…

An escape hatch for big spenders

by Thomas Sowell -- Another deficit-dreduction commission has now made its recommendations. My own recommendation for dealing with deficits would include stopping the appointment of deficit-reduction commissions. It is not the amount more…

Judges as politicians

by Thomas Sowell -- Results of the recent elections showed that growing numbers of Americans are fed up with "public servants" who act as if they are public masters. This went beyond more…

FDR's 'Raw Deal'

by Thomas Sowell -- Guess who said the following: "We have tried spending money. We are spending more than we have ever spent before and it does not work." Was it Sarah more…

Soak-the-rich crowd hopes we're stupid

by Thomas Sowell -- Classic songs from years past are sometimes referred to as "golden oldies." There are political fallacies that have been around for a long time as well. These might more…

The multicultural cult

by Thomas Sowell -- Somebody eventually had to say it – and German Chancellor Angela Merkel deserves credit for being the one who had the courage to say it out loud. Multiculturalism more…

How many voters know the facts?

by Thomas Sowell -- One of a surprising number of old, well-established politicians being challenged in this year's election by some unknown newcomer is Sen. Russ Feingold in Wisconsin. In a recent more…

Meg Whitman's housekeeper

by Thomas Sowell -- In an election year, this is the time for an "October surprise" – some sensational, and usually irrelevant, revelation to distract the voters from serious issues. This year, more…

I was thinking that too ...

by Thomas Sowell -- Random thoughts on the passing scene: Before becoming a perfectionist, you might think about the fact that the human race has survived for thousands of years without being more…