'Market failure' and the Bronx Bombers

by Thomas Sowell -- It has long seemed to me that there is far more rationality in sports and in commentaries on sports than there is in politics and in commentaries on more…

Big lies in politics

by Thomas Sowell -- It was either Adolf Hitler or his propaganda minister, Joseph Goebbels, who said that the people will believe any lie, if it is big enough and told often more…

News propaganda and gun control

by Thomas Sowell -- Since so many in the media cannot resist turning every tragedy into a political talking point, it was perhaps inevitable that 1) someone would try to link the more…

Are race riots not news?

by Thomas Sowell -- When I first saw a book with the title, "White Girl Bleed A Lot" by Colin Flaherty, I instantly knew what it was about, even though I had more…

John Roberts betrayed his oath

by Thomas Sowell -- Betrayal is hard to take, whether in our personal lives or in the political life of the nation. Yet there are people in Washington – too often Republicans more…

Granting new 'rights' out of thin air

by Thomas Sowell -- President Obama's latest political ploy – granting new "rights" out of thin air, by executive order, to illegal immigrants who claim that they were brought into the country more…

Is Obama a socialist or a fascist?

by Thomas Sowell -- It bothers me a little when conservatives call Barack Obama a "socialist." He certainly is an enemy of the free market, and he wants politicians and bureaucrats to more…

The real 'war on women'

by Thomas Sowell -- Among the people who are disappointed with President Obama, none has more reason to be disappointed than those who thought he was going to be "a uniter, rather more…