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…

Politicians' deceptive wordplay

by Thomas Sowell -- Would anyone work to support themselves or their families – and then turn over a chunk of that hard-earned money to somebody else, just because of the words more…

The myth of 'meaningful work'

by Thomas Sowell -- "Education" is a word that covers a lot of very different things, from vital, life-saving medical skills to frivolous courses to absolutely counterproductive courses that fill people with more…

The best politicians are shameless liars

by Thomas Sowell -- The fact that so many successful politicians are such shameless liars is not only a reflection on them, it is also a reflection on us. When the people more…

Is demography destiny?

by Thomas Sowell -- Now that census data show – for the first time in American history – the number of white babies born exceeded by the number of babies born to more…