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…

The cheering on of black hoodlums

by Thomas Sowell -- When two white newspaper reporters for the Virginian-Pilot were driving through Norfolk, and were set upon and beaten by a mob of young blacks – beaten so badly more…

The crumbling moral infrastructure

by Thomas Sowell -- The "Occupy" movement, which the Obama administration and much of the media have embraced, has implications that reach far beyond the passing sensation it has created. The unwillingness more…

You call this 'free choice'?

by Thomas Sowell -- Labor unions, like the United Nations, are all too often judged by what they are envisioned as being – not by what they actually are or what they more…

Does that make Obama a 'white African'?

by Thomas Sowell -- Whatever the ultimate outcome of the case against George Zimmerman for his shooting of Trayvon Martin, what has happened already is enough to turn the stomach of anyone more…

Bureaucrats mix and match us by color

by Thomas Sowell -- Apparently the soaring national debt and the threat of a nuclear Iran are not enough to occupy the government's time, because the Obama administration is pushing to force more…

Largesse for losers

by Thomas Sowell -- Random thoughts on the passing scene: How long do politicians have to keep on promising heaven and delivering hell before people catch on, and stop getting swept away more…