Cut the post office loose

by Thomas Sowell -- The news that Eastman Kodak is preparing to file for bankruptcy, after being the leading photographic company in the world for more than a hundred years, truly marks more…

Vote Gingrich

by Thomas Sowell -- No one seems to be really happy with this year's field of Republican candidates for that party's presidential nomination – except perhaps the Democrats. The sudden rise, and more…

Random thoughts

by Thomas Sowell -- Random thoughts on the passing scene: Talk-show host Dennis Miller said, "I don't dig polo. It's like miniature golf meets the Kentucky Derby." Nothing illustrates the superficiality of more…

Accomplishments: Gingrich vs. Romney

by Thomas Sowell -- If Newt Gingrich were being nominated for sainthood, many of us would vote very differently from the way we would vote if he were being nominated for a more…

Will gridlock rescue Obama?

by Thomas Sowell -- Washington gridlock may turn out to be the salvation of the Obama administration. Not only does gridlock allow the president to blame Republicans for not solving the financial more…

The best books for Christmas

by Thomas Sowell -- The joys of Christmas do not include coping with crowds at shopping malls or wracking your brains trying to figure out what to get as a gift for more…

Why Obama won supercommittee game

by Thomas Sowell -- Many people are lamenting the failure of the congressional "supercommittee" to come up with an agreement on ways to reduce the runaway federal deficits. But you cannot judge more…

Alice in Liberal Land

by Thomas Sowell -- "Alice in Wonderland" was written by a professor who also wrote a book on symbolic logic. So it is not surprising that Alice encountered not only strange behavior more…

Will Republicans blow it?

by Thomas Sowell -- Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said that a good catch phrase could stop thinking for 50 years. One of the often-repeated catch phrases of our time – "It's the more…