Last chance for America?

by Thomas Sowell -- The "Super Tuesday" primaries may be a turning point for America – and quite possibly a turn for the worse. After seven long years of domestic disasters and more…

Today's politics: Spreading fear & paranoia

by Thomas Sowell -- Amid all the media analyses of the prospects of each of the candidates in both political parties, there is remarkably little discussion of the validity – or lack more…

The lure of socialism

by Thomas Sowell -- Many people of mature years are amazed at how many young people have voted for Sen. Bernie Sanders and are enthusiastic about the socialism he preaches. Many of more…

Post-Scalia, GOP should go Cruz

by Thomas Sowell -- Amid the petty bickering, loud rhetoric and sordid attack ads in this year's primary election campaigns, the death of a giant – Justice Antonin Scalia – suddenly overshadows more…

The collapsing
Social Security
pyramid scheme

by Thomas Sowell -- During this election year, we are destined to hear many words that are toxic in the way they misrepresent reality and substitute fantasies that can win votes. One more…

Trump & Rubio: Rising above principle

by Thomas Sowell -- Sen. Ted Cruz's upset victory against Donald Trump has robbed "The Donald" of his stock answer to any criticism from rivals – that he is winning and his more…

November: Felon vs. pied piper?

by Thomas Sowell -- Random thoughts on the passing scene: Will this November's presidential election come down to a choice between a felon and a pied piper? People who call Barack Obama more…

Trump's gross defects

by Thomas Sowell -- Those of us who like to believe that human beings are rational can sometimes have a hard time trying to explain what is going on in politics. It more…