Obama team protects black thugs

by Thomas Sowell -- There have been many frauds of historic proportions – for example, the financial pyramid scheme for which Charles Ponzi was sent to prison in the 1920s, and for more…

The man who may have saved your life

by Thomas Sowell -- There are undoubtedly many people who are alive today because of James Q. Wilson, who died last week. He was not a doctor or medical scientist, nor was more…

What Super Tuesday really means

by Thomas Sowell -- Many people are looking to the many primary elections on March 6 – "Super Tuesday" – to clarify where this year's Republican nomination campaign is headed. It may more…

GOP's expert mud-slinging

by Thomas Sowell -- The only good news for the Republicans coming out of the seemingly endless presidential candidate "debates" is that some Republican leaders are now belatedly thinking about how they more…

The 'fairness' fraud

by Thomas Sowell -- During a recent Fox News Channel debate about the Obama administration's tax policies, Democrat Bob Beckel raised the issue of "fairness." He pointed out that a child born more…

Academia's worthless Ph.D. degrees

by Thomas Sowell -- It is fascinating to see people accusing others of things that they themselves are doing, especially when their own sins are worse. Academics love to say that businesses more…

Busybody presidents

by Thomas Sowell -- This is a followup to Sowell's column "The Progressive era's legacy." "Often wrong but never in doubt" is a phrase that summarizes much of what was done by more…

The Progressive era's legacy

by Thomas Sowell -- Although Barack Obama is the first black president of the United States, he is by no means unique, except for his complexion. He follows in the footsteps of more…

The anti-Romney vote

by Thomas Sowell -- A funny thing happened to Mitt Romney on the way to his coronation as the inevitable Republican candidate for president of the United States. Minnesota, Missouri and Colorado more…

Another reason Mitt's no conservative

by Thomas Sowell -- Gov. Mitt Romney's statement about not worrying about the poor has been treated as a gaffe in much of the media, and those in the Republican establishment who more…