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…

Obama's lying, again

by Thomas Sowell -- One of the highly developed talents of President Barack Obama is the ability to say things that are demonstrably false, and make them sound not only plausible but more…

Who needs actual evidence?

by Thomas Sowell -- A long-standing legal charade was played out again recently, when Federal Express paid $3 million to settle an employment discrimination case brought by the U.S. Department of Labor. more…

Geraldo has a point

by Thomas Sowell -- It is not often that I agree with Geraldo Rivera, but recently he said something very practical and potentially lifesaving, when he urged black and Hispanic parents not more…

The welfare state: Rhetoric vs. reality

by Thomas Sowell -- One of the things that turned up, during a long-overdue cleanup of my office was an old yellowed copy of the New York Times dated July 24, 1992. more…